Top 5 Crypto Millionaires

Andrey Costello
4 min readNov 11, 2020


Bitcoin has been huge news lately, with many people investing in it and seeing a great return on their money. Can you imagine what return you would have seen if you had invested big when it was just starting? Here’s a list of those who made the right decision to join the crypto community very early.

Description: The overall price increase of Bitcoin has produced a handful of crypto millionaires. These are the early adopters who recognized a lucrative opportunity and started accumulating or mining in the early days and held on.

Bitcoin is only a little over ten years old, but during this time the cryptocurrency has managed to completely reverse all ideas about innovation in the world of finance. The rapid growth of the BTC price has also created dozens of new millionaires and successful investors. Many of them are very young, but have already made greater wealth with digital assets. Here are the five most famous crypto millionaires.

Erik Finman

Finman made his first investment in Bitcoin in 2011 when he was only 12 years old. At that time, the cost of one Bitcoin did not exceed $10. Today Finman is 20 years old and his fortune is as high as $5 million. He is one of the youngest crypto millionaires in the industry.

Vitalik Buterin

Five years ago, Buterin launched his own cryptocurrency project called Ethereum. The startup was so successful that it received tens of millions of dollars in investments from well-known organizations and ordinary investors. Having started programming at the age of 10, Vitalik, together with other developers, came up with one of the most complex and most popular cryptocurrencies on the market. His fortune is between $400 and $500 million.

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss were first made known after the court proceedings with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. In 2004, they claimed that Zuckerberg had stolen the idea of a social network from them by creating Facebook. The lawsuit lasted more than five years and only in 2009 the Winklevoss brothers were awarded $65 million in compensation.

As of 2013, billionaires have managed to acquire 1% of all bitcoins in circulation. Given that their crypto exchange Gemini is still successfully growing, it can be assumed that their faith and the amount of assets in the crypto have only grown over the years.

Daniel Larimer

Larimer is the creator of a well-known project called Bitshares. The startup brought Larimer a fortune of $600 million. All of this is the result of hard work and the search for solutions to the basic problems of cryptocurrency investors, which Dan became interested in after a detailed study of how Bitcoin and its blockchain work.

Charles Hoskinson

Charles Hoskinson was born in 1987 in Colorado, USA. He studied cryptography and mathematics at Metropolitan State University of Denver and Colorado University of Boulder. He is known as the former co-founder of the Ethereum Project, founder of Cardano, CEO of IOHK (Input Output Hong Kong) and manager of the Bitcoin Education Project. Charles Hoskinson’s fortune is estimated at $600 million and he is considered one of the richest people in the crypto community.

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Andrey Costello

Bitcoin-maximalist. Optimistic family man and miner with six years of age. I write about complicated things from the future for people of our days.