Major business magazine Forbes has named Gemini co-founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss as the richest Bitcoin (BTCbillionaire.
The ranking includes three Bitcoin investors with estimated crypto net worth of more than $ 1 billion, including the Winklevoss brothers, a major investor in the industry. Tim Draper and Matthew Roszak, chairman and co-founder of blockchain company Bloq. The twins topped the list with an estimated cryptocurrency net worth of approximately $ 1.4 billion each. Roszak and Draper follow with net worth of $ 1.2 billion and $ 1.1 billion, respectively.
The list also includes three crypto investors, such as Michael Saylor, CEO of Microstrategy, CEO and founder of Galaxy Digital Mike Novogratz, and co-founder of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin. According to Forbes data, Saylor’s crypto fortune is $ 600 million, while Novogratz and Buterin’s crypto net worth is $ 478 million and $ 360 million, respectively.
Castillo stressed that the newly released rankings “are by no means a complete rankings, but show how many fortunes have risen.” According to the expert, the Bitcoin bull run generated at least five billionaires, or “maybe quite a few more.” Castillo said the ranking is based on publicly available digital wallet data. “Using everything from publicly available digital wallets to old-fashioned reporting, we tried to identify some of the biggest winners from this latest crypto boom,” he said.
On January 8, 2021, the Bitcoin price set a new record high of $ 42,000, after a huge rally after that finally breaking $ 20,000 in late 2020. Shortly after hitting $ 42,000, Bitcoin saw a major correction below $ 31,000 on January 11.
But according to the basics of the network, the price of Bitcoin could be on the road to recovery, as Cointelegraph reported yesterday. Indeed, Bitcoin saw a remarkable 20% recovery from his recent massacre on January 12. At the time of publication, Bitcoin is traded on $ 35,833, up about 9% in the past 24 hours, according to Cointelegraph’s Bitcoin Price Index. In the past 30 days, Bitcoin is up more than 85%.