Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of Binance (picture from ngnews247)

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Tops Mukesh Ambani To Become Asia’s Richest Person

By AHN Staff Writer

January 13, 2022

Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of Binance has catapulted into the ranks of the world’s wealthiest people. The 44 years old has reportedly grown his net worth over $96 billion, comfortably placing him amongst the elite list of 15 wealthiest people in the world.

The cryptocurrency pioneer amassed $96 billion which means that he has surpassed that of fellow Asian billionaire, and former richest man in Asia, Mukesh Ambani. Zhao is also closing in on the fortunes of tech giants like Mark Zuckerberg and Google founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin.