Forbes’ List Of Top 10 Crypto Billionaires – See Who Made The Cut!

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Crypto is the most flourishing industry that has grown throughout the world in just a decade. The era of crypto began in 2009 with the innovation of Bitcoin Era, the first-ever digital coin. Starting with a zero price, after just 12 years, bitcoin has reached an all-time high valuation of over $65,000 in 2021. BTC has facilitated many people who had invested earlier and they have gained a huge profit from their investment.

However, from 2021 to 2022 the market of crypto has shown a little downfall, especially the price of bitcoin which most of the world prefers to invest in, dropping suddenly. But, if we see the overall scenario, cryptocurrency is still leading today’s investment market and allowing people to become billionaires and millionaires. But, choosing the best digital assets to diversify your portfolio is important because you need to invest your funds in other coins and tokens to keep your investment safe. 

Below highlighted is the list of a total of 10 crypto billionaires out of whom the introduction of the top 10 people and their net crypto worth are stated here.

  1. Changpeng Zhao:

Net worth:$65 billion

Changpeng Zhao is the most well-known name in the crypto world now. He is the richest cryptocurrency holder in 2022 as per Forbes Survey. Zhao is the founder come CEO of the largest crypto exchange in the world named ‘Binance’. Zhao started investing in cryptos while working at Mcdonald’s and now he managed to turn the whole story of his life by becoming the number one crypto billionaire.

  1. Sam Bankman-Fried:

Net worth: $24 billion

The creator and CEO of a cryptocurrency exchange named FTX; Bankman-Fried started investing in cryptos a few years back. In 2017 he launched a bitcoin trading firm, known as Alameda Research, and now he is the second crypto billionaire.

  1. Brian Armstrong:

Net worth:$6.6 billion

Coinbase, the most famous cryptocurrency exchange was founded by Brian Armstong in 2012. He is the CEO of the exchange too. He holds the third position in the bitcoin billionaire list by Forbes.

  1. Gary Wang:

Net worth:$5.9 billion

Having a crypto holding worth $5.9 billion Wang became the fourth person on that list who is the co-founder and chief technology officer of the crypto trading exchange FTX. 

  1. Chris Larsen:

Net worth:$4.3 billion

The Blockchain Company Ripple which has popularity in the crypto world as well as in the banking industry was co-founded by Chris Larsen who also holds the executive chairman position there. Ripple is famous as the 8th largest crypto token.

  1. And 7. Cameron Winklevoss & Tyler Winklevoss:

Net worth:$4 billion each

The story of the Winklevoss brothers is a famous story that almost every person having an interest in cryptocurrencies must have heard about. These two brothers have continued to invest in cryptocurrencies after getting a big amount from Mark Zuckerberg when they win an argument about the formation of Facebook. Eventually, these two brothers, Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss became the 6th and the 7th largest crypto holders now having worth $4 billion cryptos each.

  1. Song Chi-hyung:

Net worth:$3.7 billion

He is the founder of the largest South Korean Crypto exchange, Upbit which was running the country’s $46 billion cryptocurrency business. According to Forbes, he is the eighth largest crypto holder in the world.

  1. Barry Silbert:

Net worth: $3.2 billion

Barry Silbert who is currently holding $302 billion worth of cryptos is a developer of Digital Currency Group, a broad cryptocurrency business that has an investment in over 200 other crypto companies.

  1. Jed McCaleb:

Net worth:$2.5 billion

Jed McCaleb is the founder of a well-performing cryptocurrency Stellar. He is also the Chief Technology Officer of Stellar. Jed McCaleb is listed in the tenth position by Forbes in its crypto billionaires list.

Conclusion

The investment practice in this booming cryptocurrency industry will be continued in the future, and Forbes’ list will be released every year too.

Information contained on this article is just that – a piece of information. You should not use this to make financial decisions and we highly recommended you seek professional advice from an authorized expert.

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