Forbes has released its first ever list of richest people in cryptocurrency, which is topped by Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen, with an estimated crypto net worth of USD 7.5-8 billion.
According to Forbes, the average 2017 price change of Bitcoin, Ethereum and XRP, three of the most common cryptocurrencies, is a whopping 14,409 per cent.
As per the publication, there are now nearly 1,500 cryptoassets in existence, valued at an aggregate USD 550 billion, up 31 times since the beginning of 2017.
The minimum amount needed to make it to the list of cryptocurrency's wealthiest people is USD 350 million.
Interestingly, the average age of the cryptocurrency's richest people is 42 while for the Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest Americans it is as high as 67.
The list in full:
Chris Larsen, co-founder, Ripple - $8 billion
Joseph Lubin, co-founder, Ethereum - $5 billion
Changpeng Zhao, CEO, Binance - $2 billion
Cameron & Tyler Winklevoss, investors - $1.1 billion
Matthew Mellon, investor - $1 billion
Brian Armstrong, CEO Coinbase - $1 billion
Matthew Roszak, co-founder, Bloq - $1 billion
Anthony Di lorio, co-founder, Ethereum - $1 billion
Brock Pierce, Chairman, Bitcoin Foundation - $1 billion
Michael Novogratz, CEO Galaxy Digital - $1 billion
Brendan Blumer, CEO, Block.one - $700 million
Dan Larimer, CTO, Block.one - $700 million
Valery Vavilov, CEO, Bitfury - $700 million
Charles Hopkinson, co-founder, Ethereum, $600 million
Brad Garlinghouse, CEO, Ripple, $500 million
Barry Silbert, CEO, Digital Currency Group, $500 million
Vitalik Buterin, Creator of Ethereum, $500 million
Tim Draper, Founder Draper Associates, $500 million
Song Chi-Hyung, CEO Dunamu, $500 million