According to records, Elon Musk is the richest man in the world as of 2021; however, the reality is different, and beyond the official amount for the Tesla CEO, that honour should belong to Russian President Vladimir Putin if there were official records worldwide.
"I believe Putin is substantially wealthier than I am," Musk remarked.
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Musk made this statement in answer to a question from Mathias Döpfner, the CEO of Azel Springer, the firm that produced Insider.
Musk expressed concern about the current situation in Ukraine, the Russian invasion, and the war that has resulted from this military occupation in this interview, not only about Putin's mysterious fortune, but also about the current situation in Ukraine, the invasion by Russia, and the war that has resulted from this military occupation.
"I assumed we'd sort of gone beyond such things for the most part," Musk added, "but it's surprising to see it in this day and age." It is alarming. If you get away with it, it will send a message to other countries that they, too, might be able to get away with it."
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Putin would have amassed about $200 billion in ill-gotten gains by that time, according to allegations made by financier Bill Browder in 2017, and is linked to an ostentatious and magnificent $1.4 billion castle on the Black Sea, as well as a $4 million condominium in Monte Carlo.
Musk officially surpassed Amazon founder Jeff Bezos as the world's richest man at the end of 2021, with a net worth of roughly $260 billion, and he also shared his thoughts on Joe Biden's handling of Ukraine.
"I believe the US government has accomplished more than most people know. But it hasn't been made very public. However, it is critical to take action. We cannot allow Putin to seize control of Ukraine. This is insane, "Musk stated the following.