The heads of cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase, FTX as well as Binance have actually been named the richest individuals in the blockchain room. According to the Hurun Report’s 2020 Global Rich List released previously this week, there are 17 blockchain billionaires.
The CEOs of Coinbase, FTX and also Binance led the blockchain billionaires list in 2015 as the cryptocurrency market recorded enormous gains
Blockchain billionaires are people who made their cash from cryptocurrency exchanges, investing in cryptocurrencies or extracting them. Among the 17 blockchain billionaires, 11 are brand-new to the listing as they made their lot of money in the current bull cycle, which began in 2014.
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong tops the checklist, with an estimated total assets of approximately $11.5 billion. Coinbase is among the top digital currency exchanges internationally and also is preparing to go public quickly.
He is followed closely by the CEO of FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried, with an estimated total assets of $10 billion. The CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, was available in third as well as deserves around $8 billion. These 3 run some of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges on the planet.
A notable absence from the checklist is Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. Satoshi deserves around $50 billion and also should have taken the leading place. Hurun described that Satoshi couldn’t be on the list given that his identity stays unknown.
Some of the noteworthy brand-new entrants in the blockchain room consist of; the Winklevoss twins tied in 7th location, worth around $2.8 billion as well as co-founder of MicroStrategy, Michael Saylor, worth roughly $2.4 billion.
The remaining billionaires on the checklist consist of; Chris Larsen ($5.1 billion), Jed McCaleb ($3.2 billion), Barry Silbert ($3 billion), Matthew Roszak ($2.4 billion), Li Lin ($2 billion), Tim Draper ($1.9 billion), Zhan Ketuan ($1.8 billion), Xu Mingxing ($1.7 billion), Michael Novogratz ($1.7 billion), Brad Garlinghouse ($1.4 billion) and Dan Morehead ($1.1 billion).
The cryptocurrency market included hundreds of billions of bucks to its market cap as Bitcoin, Ethereum as well as numerous other cryptocurrencies raced to brand-new all-time highs. The increasing variety of individuals in the crypto area suggested high deal volumes and document costs for the cryptocurrency exchanges.
Cryptocurrency financiers as well as miners likewise generated income last year as BTC surged by more than 400% in 2020. It continued its rally in 2021 and got to a new all-time high above $58,000 a couple of weeks ago.
He is adhered to very closely by the CEO of FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried, with an approximated web well worth of $10 billion. The CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, came in third as well as is worth around $8 billion. Satoshi is worth around $50 billion as well as should have taken the number one place.