Top 5 Richest Crypto Billionaires
Despite losing $50-82 billion, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao remains the richest man in crypto with a net worth of $4.5 billion stemming from his 70% stake in the crypto exchange.
Jed McCaleb lost 'only' $100 million, leaving him with a net worth of $2.4 billion according to Forbes' estimates in December.
Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen lost $2 billion due to XRP's price drop, leaving him with a net worth of $2.1 billion and still considered a 'crypto billionaire'.
Winklevoss brothers, who invested $11 million in 2013, are believed to be among the first Bitcoin billionaires, each worth $1.1 billion. They were worth $4 billion each in January 2022.
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong had a net worth
of $1.5 billion in Dec 2022, despite losing $4.5 billion. He's still a billionaire, unlike co-founder Fred Ehrsam, who's worth $800 million now