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Elon Musk became the first person ever to lose $200 billion according to Bloomberg News, while Tesla lost $783 million to Bitcoin (BTC) volatility, which corresponds to 0.39% of Musk’s loss.
Musk’s personal fortune was at $340 billion on Nov. 4, 2021, which made him the richest man in the world. On December 2022, Musk’s wealth fell to $137 billion and he got replaced by LVMH‘s Bernhard Arnault.
Musk’s electric car company Tesla lost 65% of its value in 2022, while Musk sold a significant portion of his assets to be able to purchase Twitter for $40 billion.
Tesla purchased 43,200 BTC for $1.5 billion in February 2022. The amount equates to $716,368,320 with the current BTC price that is lingering around $16,597 at the time of writing. Tesla’s total loss from its BTC investment is $873,631,680, which equates to 0.39% of Musk’s $200 billion loss.