September 28, 2021

Winklevoss brothers top Forbes Bitcoin billionaires list

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Major business magazine Forbes has featured Gemini co-founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss as the richest Bitcoin (BTC) billionaires.

Compiled by Forbes crypto-focused reporter Michael del Castillo, the ranking provides a list of Bitcoin investors that won the most from Bitcoin’s massive surge up to $42,000 in early January 2021. 

The ranking includes three Bitcoin investors with an estimated crypto net worth above $1 billion, including the Winklevoss brothers, major industry investor Tim Draper and Matthew Roszak, chairman and co-founder of blockchain firm Bloq. The twins topped the list with an estimated cryptocurrency net worth of around $1.4 billion apiece. Roszak and Draper follow with net worths estimated at $1.2 billion and $1.1 billion, respectively.

The list also includes three crypto investors like Microstrategy CEO Michael Saylor, Galaxy Digital CEO and founder Mike Novogratz, and Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin. According to Forbes data, Saylor’s crypto fortune amounts to $600 million, while Novogratz and Buterin’s crypto net worths stand at $478 million and $360 million, respectively.

Castillo stressed that the newly released ranking is “by no means a complete ranking but captures just how much some fortunes have soared.Title: Winklevoss brothers top Forbes Bitcoin billionaires list
Sourced From: cointelegraph.com/news/winklevoss-brothers-top-forbes-bitcoin-billionaires-list
Published Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 13:55:56 +0000