Forbes named the richest man in the crypto industry


Several Russians entered the new list of billionaires of the publication at once.

Forbes analysts analyzed the state of the richest people and their plans and compiled a new ranking of billionaires in 2021. The list includes many famous Russians.  

Three leaders

The richest person on the planet, with a fortune of $ 177 billion, analysts called Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. We will remind, recently the information appeared on the network about his intention to leave the post of the general director of the company.

Forbes gave second place to Tesla founder Elon Musk ($ 151 billion), third – to French businessman Bernard Arnault ($ 150 billion).

Who entered the ranking of the richest Russians

The richest Russian turned out to be a businessman, the owner of Severstal, Alexei Mordashov. His capital was estimated at $ 29.1 billion.

The top 3 richest Russians also include the head of Norilsk Nickel Vladimir Potanin and the chairman of the board of directors, the main shareholder of the NLMK group, Vladimir Lisin.

The richest people in the cryptoindustry

The richest person in the digital asset market is Sam Bankman-Fried, co-founder and CEO of FTX cryptocurrency exchange. He, with a fortune of $ 8.7 billion, was placed in 274th place.Sam Bankman-Fried’s card in the Forbes billionaire ranking

Brian Armstrong, CEO of the popular digital asset exchange Coinbase, got the 404th line. His fortune was estimated by analysts at $ 6.5 billion. Recall, recently, information appeared on the network that the first quarter of 2021 was the most profitable for Coinbase.

Co-founder of the California-based startup Ripple Chris Larsen, with a fortune of $ 3.4 billion, Forbes allocated 891 places. Recall that the project is currently in litigation with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. You can find out the latest news on the case from our material.

The founders of the Gemini exchange, brothers Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, shared the 1008th line of the ranking. Analysts estimated their fortune at $ 3 billion.

One of the most popular bitcoin investors, MicroStrategy CEO Michael Sailor, was ranked 1362. Analysts estimated his fortune at $ 2.3 billion.

Who else entered the rating

Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma, whose fortune is estimated at $ 48.4 billion, was given 26th place by Forbes. Recall that at the moment the businessman’s company is under pressure from Chinese regulators.Jack Ma’s card in the Forbes billionaire ranking

Developer Pavel Durov, with a fortune of $ 17.2 billion, is on the 112th line of the rating. A year earlier, the founder of Telegram was only in 565th place.

The founder of Tinkoff-Bank Oleg Tinkov, with a fortune of $ 4.7 billion, is on the 608th line of the rating. For comparison, a year earlier, the entrepreneur was only in 1335 place.

Forbes gave the 2378th position to the founder of Kaspersky Lab Eugene Kaspersky. Analysts estimated the developer’s fortune at $ 1.2 billion.

Nikolay Storonsky, co-founder of the British fintech startup with Russian roots, Revolut, is also ranked 2378. His fortune was estimated at $ 1.2 billion. A year earlier, the developer was on the 1851 line.

We will remind, recently the information appeared on the network that Revolut plans to enter the Indian market with investments of $ 20-25 million.

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