Elon Musk Becomes Richest Person In Recorded History After Tesla Valued At $1 Trillion

The rich just got richer. 

After major car-rental company Hertz announced their plans to purchase 100,000 electric vehicles from Tesla, the company became the sixth company ever in the United States to break the $1 trillion valuation mark. 

Tesla shares grew 12% on Friday following the Hertz news, and the company’s CEO, Elon Musk, became the richest person in recorded history.

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