Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao is ranked the 11th wealthiest person with an estimated net worth of $96 billion, excluding his crypto holdings.
Bloomberg’s estimates put the 44-year is the top-ranking cryptocurrency billionaire as Binance remains the largest cryptocurrency exchange by the trading volumes.
CZ has overtaken Asia’s wealthiest person, Mukesh Ambani, despite the estimates excluding his personally held BTC and BNB.
The cryptocurrency mogul is now ranked behind Oracle’s Larry Ellison, with over $100 billion in net worth.
Zhao’s fortunes are expected to surge and exceed that of tech Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, and Mark Zuckerberg, considering the fast-growth rate of Binance.
Elon Musk tops the world’s richest list, while Zuckerberg, Page, and 5th, 6th, and 7th wealthiest individuals in Bloomberg’s list.
CZ will reportedly be the first cryptocurrency billionaire to make it to the top ten list if the 1,300% surge in BNB tokens is to be considered.