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Elon Musk Becomes First Person Ever to Lose $200 Billion

The Tesla CEO has seen his wealth tumble in recent weeks after shares of the electric car maker tumbled. 

Elon Musk 

Elon Musk 

Photographer: Liesa Johannssen-Koppitz/Bloomberg

Elon Musk was the second person ever to amass a personal fortune of more than $200 billion, breaching that threshold in January 2021, months after Jeff Bezos.

The Tesla Inc. chief executive officer has now achieved a first of his own: becoming the only person in history to erase $200 billion from their net worth.