Skip to content Skip to sidebar Skip to footer

5 Richest People Whose Wealth Came From The Crypto World

The 5 richest people in the world were born thanks to pursuing crypto, you guys! Guaranteed, the total wealth will shock you.

Cryptocurrency indeed transformed into an investment in digital form that is being favored by many people. In fact, crypto can make people who practice it become rich.

Naturally, because crypto assets such as bitcoin (BTC) already have a market capitalization of up to US$2 trillion, which can make their owners become ‘sultans’.

So here, SPIN has summarized some of the richest people in the world, where the majority of their wealth is obtained from crypto. So, this is it!

5 Richest People in the World Whose Assets Came From Crypto Investments

1. Changpeng Zhao

Crypto Richest People
Photo: AZCoin News

In first place, there is a 70% stakeholder in Binance named Changpeng Zhao. According to data released by Forbes, the wealth owned by Zhao is US $ 65 billion or equivalent to Rp. 930.6 trillion (Exchange rate of Rp. 14,318 per USD). This figure has succeeded in making him the richest person in the world thanks to pursuing the world of cryptocurrency.

2. Sam Bankman-Fried

Sam Bankman-Fried is the man who built a leading cryptocurrency trading platform, namely FTX. Currently, he is holding a majority stake in FTX with a total wealth of US $ 24 billion.

3. The Richest Person Of The Crypto World: Brian Armstrong

Photo: Time

Surely you know Coinbase right? Yep, CEO of the exchange platform cryptocurrency Those are Brian Armstrong guys. This man from the United States became the owner of a 19% stake in Coinbase, which made his fortune soar to US $ 6.6 billion.

Also Read: These 10 Countries Have Legalized Crypto, Who’s Next?

4. Gary Wang

Gary Wang is a business partner of Sam Bankman-Fried. In 2022, the two of them agreed to establish the FTX platform which made him successful as a crypto billionaire. He holds a 16% stake in FTX with a total wealth of US$5.9 billion.

5. Chris Larsen

Crypto Richest People
Photo: Cointribune

Next, there is Chris Larsen who is one of the founders of Ripple crypto (XRP) where his token has succeeded in becoming the 8th largest and most successful token in the world. Many people predict, if the wealth owned by this man born in 1960 reaches US $ 4.3 billion.

Also Read: Rows of Countries That Prohibit the Use of Crypto

those are the 5 richest people in the world whose wealth comes from crypto. Stay tuned on SPIN, because we will continue to provide interesting articles about cryptocurrencies that are currently being hit all over the world.