Forbes named the richest cryptocurrency billionaire
Chris Larsen, the former CEO of Ripple, became the richest businessman who made a fortune in cryptocurrency operations. This is reported by the website of Forbes magazine.
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Chris Larsen, who took the first place in Forbes’ first-ever list of businessmen who got rich in cryptocurrencies, is estimated at $ 7.5-8 billion. The second line went to Joseph Lavin, who helped found the Ethereum cryptocurrency. Experts estimate his fortune at $1-5 billion. The third position was taken by the founder of the Binance cryptocurrency exchange, Changpeng Zhao, with a fortune of $1.1-2 billion.
The fourth place in the ranking went to brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who in 2008 sued Mark Zuckerberg for $65 million for the Facebook idea. Their fortune totals $0.9–1.1 billion.
In addition, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, whose fortune is estimated at $400–500 million, as well as Vitaly Vavilov, who created the bitcoin mining company Bitfury, with a fortune of $500–700 million, got into the Forbes rating. earned by businessmen on cryptocurrency, experts took into account the opacity of operations with digital coins, as well as the high volatility and insecurity of cryptocurrency from theft, unlike money in banking systems. Speed in the cryptocurrency market decides a lot, so the rating data is given in ranges.
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