Sign in
EN - People

Elon Musk Was Declared The Richest Man Alive But You Wouldn't Know It From His Response

Just acting like a normal guy with a billionaire's bank account. 😂
Elon Musk Was Declared The Richest Man Alive But You Wouldn't Know It From His Response

The man behind Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, has officially surpassed Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to become the richest person in the world. 

Worth nearly $190 billion, Musk responded to a tweet by the Tesla Owners of Silicon Valley and came off as the most average Joe around. 

Editor's Choice: Elon Musk Just Beat Out Jeff Bezos As The World's Wealthiest Person & He's Just SO Rich

The Tesla owners' page tweeted saying that Musk is now the richest person in the world. 

In response, the billionaire wrote "how strange" followed by "well, back to work..."

On his own page, Elon Musk wrote "Btw, critical feedback is always super appreciated, as well as ways to donate money that really make a difference (way harder than it seems)."

As of Thursday, January 7, he took the spot of the richest person in the world from Jeff Bazos, having lept above his net worth by $1.5 billion

Musk holds Canadian citizenship and his mother was actually born in Saskatchewan.  

3 Canadian Universities Were Named Among The Best Globally For Their Impact On The World

Schools were ranked based on the UN's goals for sustainable development.

A new ranking of the best universities in the world for global impact named three Canadian institutions as top schools.

The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings assessed universities from all over the world based on the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which include no poverty, zero hunger, gender equality, sustainable cities and communities, climate action and more.

Keep Reading Show less

Are you dreaming of outdoor adventures? To help you start planning, here are fun things to do in Ottawa this summer if you want to spend every moment on the water.

Swimming laps in a pool isn't your only option. You could hit one of the local beaches, go tubing on a river or explore a nearby water maze.

Keep Reading Show less

A burst of spring snow came down in parts of Newfoundland on April 15 and people hopped on Twitter to share their hilariously tragic reactions to it.

According to The Weather Network, Newfoundland typically gets between 15 to 25+ centimetres of snow in April but these tweets show that quite a few people don't welcome it.

Keep Reading Show less

Every year, U.S. News & World Report releases its ranking of the best countries in the world, and the United States may have ranked lower than you'd expect for 2021.

The organization ranks every country based on a variety of factors including adventure, agility, cultural influence, entrepreneurship, heritage, movers, business, power, quality of life, and social purpose.

Keep Reading Show less