Have you ever thought that cryptocurrency can make anyone enter the list of world’s richest people? Chris Larsen became an overnight multi-billionaire when the value of Ripple jumped from $0.25 in December 2017 to $3.16 on this Wednesday.
Ripple Co-Founder Is Now Richer Than Google Co-Founders!
In recent times, we have seen the value of Bitcoin had reached sky high. Almost every other cryptocurrencies have recorded a steady growth rate. Without any doubt, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have made many people millionaires.
However, have you ever thought that cryptocurrency can make anyone enter the list of world’s richest people? Actually, we are talking about Chris Larsen who is the former CEO of Ripple which issues the cryptocurrency token called XRP.
Chris Larsen became an overnight multi-billionaire when the value of Ripple jumped from $0.25 in December 2017 to $3.16 on this Wednesday. It’s worth to note that Ripple right now ranks as the second biggest after Bitcoin.
Guess what, such huge spike in value has also put Chris Larsen ahead of Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page. Chris Larsen right now holds 5.19 billion XRP and the token recorded a 17% stake. So, in total, Larsen holds over 15.6 billion XRP. At the time of writing, Larson’s net worth is around $54.2 billion.
A few days ago, the market value of XRP had reached $3.84 (net worth $59.9) which made Chris Larsen reach just below Mark Zuckerberg who right now stands of the 4th position on Forbes World’s richest list.
Experts predict that very soon the executive chairman of Ripple might become the world’s richest person by defeating Jeff Bezoz. So, what do you think about this? Share your views in the comment box below.