Forbes has released its list of the richest people in the cryptocurrency community.
The net worth of those on the rich list is denoted in range estimates based on estimated cryptocurrency holdings, post-tax profits from cryptocurrency trades, and stakes in cryptocurrency-related businesses.
The net worth estimates reflect the estimated holdings of the rich list as of 19 January 2018.
Forbes acknowledged that it may have missed certain major cryptocurrency holders due to the obfuscated nature of blockchain transactions.
The top 10 richest people in cryptocurrency, according to Forbes, are below.
|Rank||Name||Estimated Net Worth|
|1||Chris Larsen||$7.5 billion – $8 billion|
|2||Joseph Lubin||$1 billion – $5 billion|
|3||Changpeng Zhao||$1.1 billion – $2 billion|
|4||Cameron & Tyler Winklevoss||$900 million – $1.1 billion|
|5||Matthew Mellon||$900 million – $1 billion|
|6||Brian Armstrong||$900 million – $1 billion|
|7||Matthew Roszak||$900 million – $1 billion|
|8||Anthony Di Iorio||$750 million – $1 billion|
|9||Brock Pierce||$700 million – $1 billion|
|10||Michael Novogratz||$700 million – $1 billion|