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Musk Adds $25 Billion in One Day as Tech Rally Boosts Fortunes

  • Top 10 biggest wealth gainers on Tuesday are linked to tech
  • Elon Musk’s net worth of $174 billion nears Jeff Bezos’s
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Elon Musk just hit a new milestone: He made a record $25 billion in one day.

Tesla Inc.’s 20% jump on Tuesday -- its biggest in more than a year -- pushed the billionaire founder’s fortune to $174 billion, closing the gap with Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The top 10 largest wealth gainers, all from the tech industry, added $54 billion combined.