Brian Armstrong

Brian Armstrong

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1/25/1983 - present

Brian Armstrong is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Coinbase, one of the largest and most popular cryptocurrency trading platforms in the world. He is a well-known software engineer, risk manager, and entrepreneur who started a career in the crypto space in 2012. He became the center of media attention in late 2020 for his policy of keeping Coinbase free of political activism. He is also a Co-Founder for GiveCrypto, a nonprofit that distributes cryptocurrency to people living in the poverty line.

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  • Armstrong owns a stake of about 19% in Coinbase, which earned $322 million in profits on nearly $1.3 billion revenue in 2020.
  • According to Forbes, his 2021 net worth is 13 billion USD.