Who Are The Top 5 Crypto Billionaires And How They Cracked It??

in #cryptocurrency6 years ago (edited)

#I #believe money attracts everyone. #Money attracts power. Power attracts attention. Money can do many things in your favour if you have. Everyone needs money for a better life. And for luxurious life you need more money.

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#Cryptocurriencies made it "easy" to earn lots of money if you have some knowledge of systematic investment understanding and #patience.

It's obvious that bitcoins and alts are very volatile in their values however it has made lots of millionaires and billionaires within a very short span of time. Trading in cryptocurrencies or taking part in Initial Coin Offerings (ICO's) are highly risky. But the craziness for virtual currencies are increasing day by day all over the world.

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Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss twin brothers are first crypto billionaires. Besides these brothers there are a lot of people whom cryptocurrency made rich, very rich. Barry Silbert, Blythe Masters, Dan Morehead, are some crypto investers who became more rich due to crypto.
In February, 2018, Forbes releases some names who became billionaires due to crypto currencies. Here are the top 5--

#1. Chris Larsen
Who Is He - Co-founder of #Ripple (XRP)
Country - America
His Net Worth - $7.5 to $8 Billion

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How He Made It - It is said that Larsen holds 5.19 billion XRP. This made him one of the world’s richest men, ahead of Mark Zuckerberg due to surge price in XRP in January 2018. #Forbes listed him on fifth place in their list of world's richest people.

Income Apart From Ripple - He was CEO of #E-loan until 2012. He is an angel investor and is best known for co-founding several Silicon Valley technology startups.

#2. Joseph Lubin
Who Is He - Co-founder of #Ethereum
Country - Canada
His Net Worth - $1 to $ 5 Billion

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How He Made It - Lubin was one of the early investor and co-founder of #Ethereum.

Income Apart From Ethereum - He is also a founder of Brooklyn-based software-production studio named ConsenSys. He founded it in 2015.

#3. Changpeng Zhao
Who Is He - Founder & CEO of #Binance Exchange
Country - China
His Net Worth - $1.1 to $2 Billion

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How He Made It - Changpeng Zhao (CZ) is Tokyo-based founder and CEO of Binance. Binance is one of the hottest and probably most loved exchange in the world. The exchange was launched in July 2017.

Income Apart From Binance - Zhao was CTO of OKCoin. He was also in the team who developed Blockchain.ino.

#4. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss
Who Are They - Co-founders of #Gemini
Country - America
Their Net Worth - $900 million to $1.1 billion

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How They Made It - #Winklevoss twin brothers is the world's first crypto billionaires. Both brothers earned $65 million after settling their #Facebook lawsuit and invested into cryptocurrencies and became billionaires due to surge in bitcoin prices.

Income Apart From Bitcoin - They are now investers. They have invested their money in different companies.

#5. Matthew Mellon(January 28, 1964 – April 16, 2018)
Who Was He - An Individual Investor
Country - #America
His Net Worth - $900 Million to $1 Billion

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How He Made It - He had invested $2 million in #Ripple (XRP) which turned into $1 billion.

Income Apart From XRP - He was an American businessman. He was also finance committee's chairman of New York Republican State Committee.

These are only few names. There are a lot of people who are making enough money from crypto trading.

Tell me in #comment where you see yourself within a year?

or when you are going to be a #millionaire or #billionaire?

I'll love to hear.

Good Luck


You have a minor misspelling in the following sentence:

Income Apart From Ripple - He was CEO of #E-loan untill 2012.
It should be until instead of untill.

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