For the first time ever, the notorious business magazine Forbes presented the list of the wealthiest people in the sphere of cyber assets. Among 19 people, listed at the top, there are lots of familiar names.
Top-3 Crypto Billionaires
1. Chris Larsen
Larsen appeared to be on the top of the list with his $7.5-$8 billion crypto net worth. Aged 57, this digital currency billionaire is known for been Ripple’s co-founder – a very promising cyber coin, which last year shifted Ethereum from the second place on the list of significant virtual assets.
2. Joseph Lubin
Lubin is a 53-year old ex-top manager at Goldman Sachs, who also appears to be one of the Ethereum co-founders. His crypto fortunes are estimated at $1-$5 billion.
3. Changpeng Zhao
The first place Forbes gave to the founder of one of the most significant cyber money bourses Binance – Changpeng Zhao. His fortunes are evaluated at around $1.1-$2 billion.
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On the fourth place appeared to be famous twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. For quite a long time they have been labeled as first bitcoin billionaires. And it really seems to be true, as per Forbes data their crypto funds are $0.9-$1.1 billion.
Among other familiar names, there is Brian Armstrong, the one, who founded crypto trading venue Coinbase, which is most popular this kind of platform in the US. His crypto net worth is estimated to be at $0.9-$1 billion.
The tenth in the list is Michael Novogratz with his $700 million – $1 billion crypto assets. Novogratz is famous for his bullish predictions about bitcoin’s price. Himself, he started piling into cryptos five years ago.
Ethereum’s creator Vitalik Buterin, in his turn, landed on the 17th place. Even though his net worth is about $400-$500 million he has something to be proud of, as he is the youngest person on the list, aged just 24.