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Reports: Elon Musk passes Jeff Bezos as world's richest man

A boost in Tesla stock Thursday meant the company's CEO has taken the title.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reportedly overtaken Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos as the richest person in the world.

CNBC said Tesla stock pushed Musk to a net worth of $185 billion Thursday while Bezos was at $184 billion.

Other financial news outlets had varying numbers. Bloomberg's Billionaire Index had Musk at $195 billion and Bezos at $185 billion.

A Forbes tracker Thursday still had Bezos ahead of Musk.

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is third at $132 billion, CNN reports.

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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. file photo, Elon Musk founder, CEO, and chief engineer/designer of SpaceX speaks during a news conference after a Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket test flight.