Elon Musk earns the average UK salary in less than two minutes

Elon Musk earns the average UK salary in less than two minutes

Elon Musk is insanely rich (literally the richest man in the world) so as you can imagine, he’s earning money like nobody's business.

To see just how quickly he acquires such wealth that pads his massive $286bn fortune, selectcarleasing.co.uk have created a tool that begins to count the Tesla boss’ earnings in real-time from the second you land on their webpage.

Other notable business figures also appear on the page which shows how much they earn when you enter the website, such as former president Donald Trump, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Bumble founder and CEO Whitney Wolf Herd.

Automotive figures such as Lewis Hamilton, Jeremy Clarkson and Supercar Blondie also similarly feature too.

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According to the website, the average annual UK salary is £29,600 - and Musk is able to earn this figure in just one minute and 47 seconds.

Meanwhile across the pond, the calculator says the average salary in the US is $51,480 which takes Musk slightly longer - by 28 seconds - for the billionaire to earn what the average American makes within 365 days.

With this kind of wealth, you may be thinking how exactly is Musk using his endless amount of money?

The Space X and Tesla CEO made headlines recently after pledging to stump up the cash (a casual $6bn to be exact ) to help solve world hunger after UN World Food Programme (WFP) director David Beasley challenged the billionaires of the world to “step up now, on a one-time basis” to help achieve this goal.

Though Musk’s $6bn donation came with conditions, which he outlined to Beasley via Twitter.

“If WFP can describe on this Twitter thread exactly how $6bn will solve world hunger, I will sell Tesla stock right now and do it,” Musk tweeted.

He added that it “must be done with open source accounting, so the public sees precisely how the money is spent.”

Elsewhere, Musk once again made the news when he decided to sell 3 per cent of his Tesla holdings worth $5bn (£3.7bn). Just days before, he asked his Twitter followers if he should sell whether he should sell 10 per cent of his Tesla stock to pay his taxes, with 57.9 per cent out of 3.5m voting in favour of the sale.

Visit the Elon Musk earning calculator at selectcarleasing.co.uk.

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