Forbes, American most popular financial and economic magazine, published a list of the richest people in the cryptocurrency industry, which included 19 people.
Chris Larsen, the co-founder and former CEO of Ripple Labs, headed the list of the crypto-billioners. He owns 5.2 billion XRP, which equals $ 7-8 billion.
Joseph Lubin, co-founder of Ethereum, founder of the blockchain company ConsenSys and former CEO of Goldman Sachs, is on the second place. He owns from $ 1 to $ 5 billion.
Among the crypto-billionaires in the rating there are Winklewos brothers ($ 900 million – $ 1.1 billion), Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong ($ 900 million – $ 1 billion), Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novograts ($ 700 million – $ 1 billion), EOS project founder Dan Miller ($ 600- $ 700 million), Bitfury CEO Valery Vavilov ($ 500- $ 700 million), IOHK CEO Charles Hoskinson ($ 500- $ 600 million), Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin ($ 400- $ 500 million), venture investor Tim Draper million) and the head of Digital Currency Group Barry Silbert ($ 400- $ 500 million).