Elon Musk is the highest paid CEO of 2021 with record numbers

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Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors Inc., speaks during a delivery ceremony for Tesla Model S sedan in Beijing, China, 22 April 2014.

Tesla Motors Inc. began deliveries of the Model S sedan in China as Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk tested the reluctance of consumers in the worlds largest auto market to buy electric cars.
The billionaire chairman hosted an event on Tuesday (22 April 2014) to mark the occasion, according to the Palo Alto, California-based company. The electric-car maker has been taking orders since August and opened an 800-square-meter (8,600 square feet) store in a Beijing shopping mall late last year to showcase its vehicles.

Fortune has compiled a list of the CEOs with the highest personal gains in 2021. Leading the ranking of highest paid CEO over the course of 2021 is Elon Musk which raised the record figure of ben 23.5 billion dollars over the course of 2021. Here are the details of this new ranking:

Elon Musk is the CEO who earned the most in 2021 according to the Fortune ranking

The ranking published by Fortune sees first Elon Musk who confirms himself as a record CEO. Almost all of the revenues obtained by Elon Musk, amounting to more than 23 billion dollars, is linked to the sale of Tesla shares which took place in November last year after a survey on Twitter. Musk repurchased some of the shares he had sold, at a lower price, thanks to an option under his contract as CEO.

The ranking is dominated by the tech world

In the ranking of the highest paid CEOs of 2021 we find, in second place, Tim Cook of Apple. The number one of the Cupertino house recorded an earnings of about 770 million dollars, considering the base salary, shares and other compensation obtained. Behind Elon Musk and Tim Cook, the ranking of the highest paid CEOs of 2021 includes several names in the tech world such as Jensen Huang of NVIDIA, Reed Hastings of Netflix, Satya Nadella of Microsoft and Robert Kotick of Activision Blizzard.