Elon Musk will sell Tesla stock if UN proves $6B solves world hunger

Elon Musk says he’ll sell Tesla stock if UN official can prove how $6billion from world’s richest man will solve world hunger

  • Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is willing to sell stock to help solve world hunger if officials provide evidence that the funds will make a difference
  • Musk made his comments in response to an assertion made earlier this month by World Food Programme Director David Beasley
  • Beasley claimed that $6billion would solve the world hunger issue
  • Muskus, taking to Twitter Sunday, agreed to provide the funds if Beasley could describe exactly how the problem would be solved
  • He also required that the WFP use ‘open source accountingso the public would see ‘precisely how the money was spent
  • Elon Musk says he is willing to sell Tesla stock if the Verenigde Nasies official who said that just 2 percent of the entrepreneur’s income could help solve world hunger can back up the claim.

    ‘If WFP can describe on this Twitter thread exactly how $6B will solve world hunger, I will sell Tesla stock right now and do it,’ Muskus, the world’s richest man, het Sondag getwiet.

    The Tesla and SpaceX CEO added, egter, that the World Food Programme (WFP) must publicly disclose how they are utilizing his funds.

    ‘But it must be open source accounting, so the public sees precisely how the money is spent,’ Musk added.

    Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says he will sell stock to provide $6billion to the World Food Programme is director David Beasley can prove that the funds will aid in solving world hunger

    Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says he will sell stock to provide $6billion to the World Food Programme is director David Beasley can prove that the funds will aid in solving world hunger

    Musk’s tweets come in response to a comment made by David Beasley, the Executive Director of the United Nations WFP, urging billionaires to help.

    ‘The governments are tapped out. This is why and this is when, the billionaires need to step up now, on a one-time basis,’ he said Tuesday during an interview on CNN.

    ‘$6 billion to help 42 million people that are literally going to die if we don’t reach them. It’s not complicated.

    Beasley continued: ‘This is just heartbreaking. I am not asking them to do this every day, every week, elke jaar. We have a one time crisis, a perfect storm, on conflate climate change and COVID. It’s a one time phenomenon.

    The WFP director’s interview followed a tweet he wrote earlier this month, specifically calling on Musk and Amazon co-founder Jeff Bezos, whose net worths are $311billion and $199billion respectively, to aid in the world hunger issue.

    David Beasley, the Executive Director of the United Nations WFP, (op die foto) specifically called on Musk and Amazon co-founder Jeff Bezos to help fight world hunger

    Beasley claimed Musk (op die foto) and Bezos needed to 'step up now, on a one-time basis'

    David Beasley, the Executive Director of the United Nations WFP, (links) specifically called on Musk (reg) and Amazon co-founder Jeff Bezos to help fight world hunger. Beasley claimed the billionaires needed to ‘step up now, on a one-time basis.

    The $6billion Beasley requested would be approximately 2 percent of Musk's income and less than the $9.3billion his wealth increased on Oct. 29 alleen

    The $6billion Beasley requested would be approximately 2 percent of Musk’s income and less than the $9.3billion his wealth increased on Oct. 29 alleen

    ‘Congratulations to @elonmusk for passing up @JeffBezos as the world’s richest personworth a whopping $221B!’ Beasley tweeted earlier this month.

    ‘Elon, to celebrate I’m offering you a once in a lifetime opportunity: help us save 42M people from starvation for just $6.6B!! Offer expires SOONand lives do too.

    Neither Musk nor Beasley immediately responded to DailyMail.com’s request for comment.

    Since Beasley’s initial tweet, Musk’s net worth has grown to more than $300billion.

    The $6billion Beasley requested would be approximately 2 percent of Musk’s income and less than the $9.3billion his wealth increased on Oct. 29 alleen.

    The World’s Richest People

    Dit is die 10 richest people in the world, Volgens die Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

    1. Elon Musk: $302 miljard

    2. Jeff Bezos: $199 miljard

    3. Bernard Arnault: $168 miljard

    4. Bill Gates: $135 miljard

    5. Larry Page: $129 miljard

    6. Sergey Brin: $125 miljard

    7. Mark Zuckerberg: $118 miljard

    8. Steve Ballmer: $116 miljard

    9. Larry Ellison: $115 miljard

    10. Warren Buffet: $105 miljard

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    Daarbenewens, verlede week, electric-vehicle company Tesla joined a group of companies that are valued at more than $1trillion.

    Musk is now worth over $100billion more than the second-richest person on earth, Bezos.

    En Vrydag, Microsoft regained its perch as the world’s most valuable company – met 'n $2.46 trillion market capafter an Apple share slump saw the iPhone maker’s overall value plunge around four per cent to $2.41 triljoen.

    This came after Apple fell just under four percent after lower than expected fourth-quarter revenues. Microsoft climbed 1.1 percent to blow past Apple after higher than expected revenue estimates for an 11th straight quarter.

    Microsoft is now more valuable than Apple for the first time since early 2020. The company is on pace for its biggest weekly gains since January.

    Musk is now worth more than the annual GDP of nations like Egypt, Portugal, the Czech Republic, Griekeland, Qatar and Finland.

    He’s also worth more than the market value of PayPal, the company he co-founded, as well as streaming giant Netflix.

    Musk’s worth even exceeds the combined Forbes valuation of the Dallas Cowboys, New York Yankees, New York Knicks, as well as top-level soccer teams Barcelona and Real Madrid ($25.4miljard).

    Experts recently predicted Musk would be the world’s first trillionaire, but said the fortune would come from his SpaceX venture, rather than Tesla.








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