The Cryptocurrency is a relatively new name in the vocabulary of people, especially Internet users, but little by little it begins to be a common word, which makes headlines in various news around the world.
As in the most traditional fortune, there is also someone who stands out in the world of the virtual currency.
Most of the time we see the richest people but not based on digital money but especially those whose fortune is based on the amount of money, traditional, they have. Now, for the first time, Forbes magazine published the ranking of billionaires in cryptocurrencies.
Top 10 Rich People of the World in Cryptocurrencies
1 – Chris Larsen
This is the founder of the virtual currency Ripple, a competitor of Bitcoin, and has a total fortune of 8 billion dollars in cryptocurrencies. Chris Larsen, 57 year old American, is thus the richest man in the world in cryptocurrencies.
2 – Joseph Lubin
The second richest man in cryptocurrency in the world is Joseph Lubin, a former Goldman Sachs executive and co-founder of Ethereum, a blockchain-based platform. According to Forbes, the wealth of Lubin is between 1 to 5 billion dollars. It is an estimate since, according to the magazine; it is difficult to indicate how much he has because it is not legal in this time to show the identity in the purchase of cryptocurrencies.
3 – Changpeng Zhao
Changpeng Zhao is the former executive of Binance, a platform for the purchase and sale of cryptocurrencies.
With 41 years, Zhao is the 3rd richest man in the world in virtual currencies, with a fortune valued between 1.1 and 2 billion dollars.
4 – Cameron & Tyler Winklovoss
I may not remember it anymore, but these are the twins who accused Zuckerberg of having stolen the idea from Facebook. They have a fortune valued between 900 million and 1.1 billion dollars in cryptocurrencies.
5 – Matthew Mellon
He is a 54-year-old investor and heir to one of the largest banking fortunes in the United States, BNY Mellon.
It is estimated that it also has a wealth in cryptocurrencies between 900 million and 1.1 million dollars.
6 – Brian Armstrong
This is the founder of Coinbase, the platform for buying and selling virtual currencies, and it is the sixth richest in the world these currencies. He is 35 years old and his fortune is valued between 900 million and one billion dollars.
7 – Matthew Roszak
Mateo Roszak is the founder of Tally Capital and co-founder of Bloq.
With 45 years, it has an estimated wealth between 900 million and one billion dollars in virtual currencies.
8 – Anthony Diiorio
Anthony Diiorio, 43, is the co-founder of Ethereum, the well-known platform of Blockchain, and has between 750 and 1,000 million dollars, estimated, in cryptocurrencies.
9 – Brock Pierce
Brock Pierce is also co-founder of Ethereum and other virtual currency platforms. With 37 years, Pierce has a wealth of cryptocurrency valued between 700 million and one billion dollars.
10 – Michael Novogratz
In 2007, Novogratz was on the Forbes millionaire list and is now the 10th richest in the world in cryptocurrencies. He is 53 years old and his estimated wealth in virtual currencies is between 700 million and one billion dollars.