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The richest crypto billionaires

Since 2009, bitcoin has created a lot of millionaires. Many of them are accumulating fortunes by creating products for the emerging bitcoin ecosystem. Some are the creators of exchanges for trading in foreign currencies, others of financial products, etc.

Bitcoin is still considered to be one of the best assets. There is a lack of regulatory funds and instability in the prices of cryptocurrencies, which attracts a large number of investors.

These are some of the wealthiest crypto billionaires

  1. Sam Bankman-Fried
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In a very short period of time, Sam Beckman, 29 years old, became a crypto billionaire. He founded FTX, one of the world’s most popular crypto exchanges, in 2019. According to Fоrbеs, his wealth is estimated at $8.7 billion in April 2021.

FTX differs from the competition by offering a range of innovative products not available on other exchanges.

He became popular for making a donation of more than 5 million dollars to the campaign of the current US President Joe Biden in 2020.

2. Tailor and Cameron Winklevoss

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They invested the millions they earned from their case against Facebook in cryptocurrencies. Tailor and Cameron became the first billionaires in the crypto world after the jump in bitcoin prices in 2017. Fоrbеѕ estimated their wealth to be worth $3 billion each.

The brothers founded the Gеmіnі exchange, which was valued at $7.1 billion after raising $400 million in November 2021.

They also own the Nіftу Gаtеwау platform for where you can purchase and sell irreplaceable tokens.

3. Barry Silbert

Bapi Silbupt is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Digital Surface Group (DSG). The company’s mission is to

Barry Silbert is the CEO and founder of Digital Surface Group (DSG). The company’s mission is to grow the global financial system. In January 2016, Digital Surface Group acquired a leading news source for bitcoin news CoinDesk. Silbupt’s company also owns Genesis and Grayscale, companies focused on investing in digital currency. Silbupt was founded by the Gutsoin Venture Trust (GVTS). Forbes estimates its capital wealth at $1.6 billion.

Silbupt has invested in more than 100 companies related to bitcoin and blockchain.

4. Brian Armstrong

Brian Armstrong is the founder and CEO of Coinbase, the largest exchange for cryptocurrencies in North America by trading volume. He founded the exchange in 2012 after quitting his job as a software engineer at Airbnb. Armstrong has a 19% stake in Coіnbаѕе and has a wealth of $10.9 billion, according to Fоrbеѕ, and according to Вlооmbеrg’s calculations, his wealth is $10.2 billion.

Coinbase became public in April 2021 and has a total market capitalization of over 65 billion dollars at the beginning of December.

5. Michael J. Saylor

Bitcoin has attracted many non-traditional investors over the years. One of them is Michael Saylor.

He is an American entrepreneur and business executive, who co-founded and leads MicroStrategy, a company that provides business intelligence, mobile software, and cloud-based services.

As of May 2021, MicrоЅtrаtеgу has $3.5 billion worth of bitcoin holdings.

After MicroStrategy announced the acquisition of bitcoin assets, the company’s shares rose 337% (as of December 2021). Meanwhile, Forbes estimates Saylor’s wealth at $ 2.3 billion.

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