The Bad Boys of Crypto

It is time to find out who is shaking up this industry. Although, given the volatility of cryptocurrencies its hard to find out the actual wealth of the assets they own but we have got a few top pioneers that have made a considerable amount using this currency.

  1. ‘Nakamoto’
    The reason why we have this dude up in quotes is because we’re still unaware of his true identity. The brains behind this technology, without a doubt, has all the card of this game. We don’t even know if it’s a group of people, either way, it is believed he/they own around one million bitcoins, worth approximately $19 billion. Well, no surprises there.

    Making him one of the richest people in the world.
  2. Chris Larsen

    Chris made his crypto fortune by harnessing cryptocurrencies of worth around $7.5 billion to $8 Billion for use by the major banks. The executive chairman and co-founder of Ripple is rolling in money. Ripple works its way by verifying and recording transactions of all kinds of assets, including its own currency.
  3. Joseph Lubin

    Our Canadian boy is the co-founder of the second biggest blockchain technology called Ethereum. Lubin is also the powerhouse behind ConsenSys which helps launch cryptocurrencies around the world. Another life inspired by ‘Nakamoto’s’ influential paper, Lubin believed that “shared infrastructure” could serve as “an organizing principle for Earth, the world, the planet.” It is rumored that he has amassed a cryptocurrency net worth somewhere between $1 billion to $5 billion.
  4. Changpeng Zhao

    It wouldn’t have been right if we didn’t see another Asian name make it to this list. Having a popularity of being the geeky guys, this one goes by the name of CZ, for his friends and admirers. He founded the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance which has now launched its own token last year – Binance coin (BNB). CZ is thought to have his hands on roughly $2 billion, following the launch of Binance in 2017.
  5. Mathew Roszak

    This generous lad claimed to have been the first person to bestow bitcoins to Richard Branson and Bill Clinton and we don’t doubt him the least because he has cumulated $1 billion worth cryptocurrencies. Stumbled across Bitcoin in the early days, he has been in business for a long time. He is also a founding partner of Blockchain Capital’s first fund, Tally Capital, which now invests in 20 startups.
  6. Anthony Diiorio
    You should really remember this name because he is one of the founders of Ethereum. With his razor-sharp jawbone, he has made a huge cut in the cryptomarket, amassing a total of $1 billion. His other investments include Qtum, Vechain, and Zcash.
  7. Brain Armstrong
    Their entrepreneur running his business called Coinbase, remains the popular entry point for cryptocurrency trading in the US. Started in 2012. The two main elements comprise of brokerage side, where retail customers can buy cryptocurrency using a bank account, and an exchange for larger traders. His cryptocurrency net worth is around $1 billion.
  8. Brock Pierce
    Co-founding Blockchain Capital (BCC) with Bart and Bradford Stephens, this former child actor has gathered a total of $700 million to $1 billion. Even after leaving the company he has earned himself a respected position on the cryptomarket.

Soha Ali

As vanilla as it sounds, a filmmaker in the making. Soha brings the irony out of the crypto world by contributing to the Unfiltered section of BlockPublisher. Contact the editor at editor.unfiltered@blockpublisher.com

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