Elon Musk was unable to contain his glee.
Forbes contacted the guy behind Tesla and SpaceX for his opinions on the day Musk passed Jeff Bezos of Amazon to become the richest person in the world in September of last year.
In a brief email, Musk stated, "I'm sending a gigantic statue of the numeral '2' to Jeffrey B. along with a silver medal.
On September 3, 2021, 24 days after the Forbes 400 list of the nation's wealthiest people was finished
the top spot was switched, and now, one crazy year later, Musk can finally claim his gold
With an estimated net worth of $251 billion to $60.5 billion more than he did on last year's list
he is ranked No. 1 on The Forbes 400 for the first time this year.