Billionaires boomed last year with wealth hitting $10 trillion jumping 5.7% annually after a record 3,204 individuals made the cut.
Musk had the largest dollar gain on this year's list, according to Forbes, with a fortune of $151 billion, a $126.4 billion increase compared to $24.6 billion last year, when the Tesla and SpaceX executive ranked at No. 31.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted that he is meeting with Oracle CEO Larry Ellison in Hawaii to "seek some advice."
Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison has moved from California's Silicon Valley to the Hawaiian island of Lanai.
Technology wiz Elon Musk is on track to become the world's third-richest person.
Winning the TikTok contest would pay other dividends for Mr. Ellison, most significantly boosting Oracle’s efforts to gain traction in the hot field of cloud-computing—which he once dismissed as a fad.
A TikTok-Oracle combo remains on ice as White House insiders pooh pooh the deal.
President Trump's China Hawks are not sold on the deal.
Trump's friendship with Oracle CEO Larry Ellison may not be enough for a TikTok win.
A TikTok-Oracle deal is being reviewed by U.S. Treasury Department.
Oracle Corp. has expressed an interest in acquiring the popular Chinese social video app TikTok, a new report said Tuesday.
On March 18, the stock market had already dropped about 29 percent from its Feb. 19 peak.
U.S. billionaires' wealth has grown by $434 billion since March 18, when the majority of the nation shutdown to slow the spread of the virus
The country's most successful companies have stepped up to the plate with offers of cash, supplies and other forms of relief.
About 300 workers took part in a protest called No Ethics/No Work
Other pricey gatherings have been planned as the November election approaches.
The event at Ellison's estate is just one of a series of stops Trump will make in California
Over the past decade, the world’s richest people got even richer.
In total, the 20 richest Americans donated roughly $8.7 billion to charity in 2018, just 0.8 percent of their collective net worth.