The 10 richest crypto and blockchain billionaires 2022

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While in 2021 there were 'only' 12 official crypto billionaires, the 2022 list of crypto billionaires grew to 19 - 7 more.

Newcomers to the Forbes' annual World's Billionaires list, published Tuesday, include the founders of Web3 infrastructure company Alchemy and the founders of OpenSea, a NFT-marketplace.

The three richest on the list are Changpeng Zhao (Binance), Sam Bankman-Fried (FTX) and Brian Armstrong (Coinbase).

Changpeng Zhao

  • Net worth: $65 billion
  • Age: 44 years
  • Source of wealth: Binance
  • Citizenship: Canada

Sam Bankman-Fried

  • Net worth: $24 billion
  • Age: 30 years
  • Source of wealth: FTX
  • Citizenship: U.S.

Brian Armstrong

  • Net worth: $6.6 billion
  • Age: 39 years
  • Source of wealth: Coinbase
  • Citizenship: U.S.

Gary Wang

  • Net worth: $5.9 billion
  • Age: --
  • Source of wealth: FTX
  • Citizenship: U.S.

Chris Larsen

  • Net worth: $4.3 billion
  • Age: 61 years
  • Source of wealth: Ripple
  • Citizenship: U.S.

Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss

  • Net worth: $4 billion each
  • Age: 41 years
  • Source of wealth: Bitcoin
  • Citizenship: U.S.

Song Chi-hyung

  • Net worth: $3.7 billion
  • Age: 38 years
  • Source of wealth: Upbit
  • Citizenship: South Korea

Barry Silbert

  • Net worth: $3.2 billion
  • Age: 43 years
  • Source of wealth: Digital Currency Group
  • Citizenship: U.S.

Jed McCaleb

  • Net worth: $2.5 billion
  • Age: 47 years
  • Source of wealth: Ripple, Stellar
  • Citizenship: U.S.


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