The CEO of Coinbase is the Top Blockchain Billionaire
According to the Hurun Research Institute from China, Coinbase’s CEO is now the top billionaire from the crypto-blockchain sector. Coinbase is currently one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the United States as well as the entire world.
The Coinbase CEO has managed to make it to the top list of global blockchain industry billionaires. The firm responsible for the composition of the list is the Hurun Research Institute from China.
It has been reported that the list was for the top global blockchain industry billionaires was released on March 2, 2021. In the report, the institute has provided a brief introduction of each of the richest billionaires from around the world.
The report shared by the Hurun Research Institute also suggests that the number of billionaires from around the world has surged by 50%. The report reveals that there are now more than 3,000 people from all over the world that are now billionaires. It has been claimed that the surge in the billionaires started at the beginning of 2016 and all the way until now.
In the report, the institute has provided a separate introduction of the billionaires that belong to the cryptocurrency-blockchain sector. In the report, there are 17 billionaires who belong to the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry. The report refers to them as “blockchain billionaires” and there are also people who became billionaires because they invested huge in cryptocurrencies.
The firm has revealed that the data it has collected, analyzed, and researched is until January of 2021. Any updates and profiles that exceeded the billion-dollar mark after January 2021 would be included in the next year’s Hurun Research report.
In the report, it has been confirmed that the richest billionaire in the entire crypto-blockchain verse is Brian Armstrong. Brian Armstrong is the founder and CEO of one of the largest U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchanges in the entire world.
The report around Armstrong suggests that in the last year, his net worth was slightly above a billion. However, since then, his net worth has experienced a huge growth of ten-folds and is now above the $10 billion mark. There are many sources that have claimed that Armstrong’s current net worth is somewhere around $15 billion.
The cryptocurrency exchange “Coinbase” founded by Armstrong is one of the oldest and most trusted exchanges in the United States. The exchange has provided its services not just in the US but the entire world. The exchange is a proud handler of millions of cryptocurrency investors and users, benefitting from its top-notch and highly advanced cryptocurrency products.
Just recently, Coinbase had announced that it was going for another move in the cryptocurrency sector. The firm had announced that it was going for the IPO for the cryptocurrencies.