Isn't it interesting how much money everyone has nowadays in the crypto world, where everything is anonymous and no IRS to look into you. It's getting hard to tell, but recently Forbes unveiled their first list of crypto fat cats.
Let's, take a look ten major cryptocurrency owners and how much they're worth. We're, starting our leaderboard with galaxy digital CEO Mike Novogratz. He's, known as Wall Street's. King of Bitcoin, his estimated current crypto worth is around 700 million to 1 billion dollars 9th place at nice places chairman of the Bitcoin foundation and advisor at block 1 Brock Pierce at 37 years old.
His net worth is at about 700 million to 1 billion dollars. 8Th place at each place is Anthony de oriole, co-founder of etherium founder of jacks and D central. He has about 750 million to 1 billion, but his wallets.
He's financially helped the ether project at very early stages and later also hired. The new law firm, which helped bring aetherium to life 7th place. 7Th place is held by co-founder of tally, capital Matthew, Ra'zac.
He started out as a tech entrepreneur, but a 2013 he started investing in I SEOs of new cryptocurrencies. His worth is estimated at around 900 million to 1 billion dollars. Sixth place at sixth place is Brian Armstrong in 2012, when he was just 29.
He created the largest and most popular cryptocurrency exchange called coinbase. His work is about the same as the guy right behind him, estimated at 900 million to 1 billion dollars. Fifth place matthew, melon, a private investor, the heir to one of the largest banking portfolios in the USA.
There are rumors, he has a history of drug abuse. So when his family heard about his enthusiasm for crypto currencies, they decided it's, just another bad habit and made him sell all his bitcoins. However, later switched xrp invested two million dollars.
Now he's worth about nine hundred million to 1 billion dollars, not bad for suppose. A drug addict fourth place in fourth place. The Winklevoss twins after successfully suing mark zuckerberg for 65 million dollars in 2004.
They started investing in Bitcoin almost from its first days. Allegedly, they invested around 11 million dollars and by 2013 claimed to have a total of one percent of all bitcoins in circulation, their estimated worth 900 million 1.
1 billion dollars. The last of the top 3 Shing pingyao founder and CEO of Finance cryptocurrency exchange, which in just 180 days became the world's largest platform for trading digital currencies. Yeah his net worth is estimated from 1 point 1 to 2 billion dollars.
Second place. Our runner-up is etherium co-founder and founder of a blockchain company called consensus. He also used to run a private wealth management division. His name is joseph Lubin. His Forbes estimated worth is pretty broad from around 1 billion to up to 5 billion dollars, but the guy is a cryptocurrency billionaire that we know for sure and finally, first place our leader and founder and former CEO of ripple labs Chris Larson.
He has a 5.2 billion XRP, so Forbes says this makes him worth about 78 billion dollars. But since January the value of all cryptocurrencies took a sudden nosedive. It's, probably more, like 4 billion, now still good enough for a firm first place.
Curiously enough, assyrians main visionary vitalik materon fell short of his aetherium partners. His net worth is only around 400 to 500 billion dollars.