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The most popular crypto-influencers, and how much they make on social media
Social media has played a pivotal role in the world of crypto and has been used as a source of investment inspiration, relevant news, and crypto discourse. There are many famous crypto-influencers that have emerged from their active commentary on cryptocurrency and have managed to create big platforms with thousands of followers. But who is the most prominent crypto influencer in the space?
HedgewithCrypto has analysed some of the most influential faces in the crypto world against factors such as followers on social media platforms, engagement rates, and the amount of money made per post to reveal who the most popular crypto-influencers on social media are.
Carl Runefelt ranks as the most popular crypto-influencer with an overall Crypto influencer score of 7.57. The Swedish crypto investor and entrepreneur, also known as Mooncarl, has become very popular on multiple social media platforms with over 1 million followers on Twitter and over 240,000 on Instagram. Runefelt typically posts about the wealth and successful investment in crypto that has brought him over the years and can make an estimated $2,930 per Instagram post!
Ranking as the second most popular crypto-influencer is Ben Armstrong, better known as ‘BitBoy Crypto’, with an overall score of 7.44. BitBoy was another early subscriber to Bitcoin and has amassed a net worth of over $5 million. Armstrong has leveraged his wealth and investment success into a massive social media presence, where he boasts the most YouTube subscribers of any other crypto influencer. His impressive social media following means he can earn an estimated $5,560 per Instagram post.
Changpeng Zhao ranks as the third most popular crypto-influencer with an overall score of 7.25. CZ is the Canadian–Chinese co-founder of Binance, which has blossomed into the world’s most popular cryptocurrency exchange. The overwhelming success of his startup has resulted in him becoming the 136th richest person in the world, with a reported net worth of $13.1 billion. Zhao is extremely popular on several forms of social media, however, unlike others with this status, he provides very little information in the way of investment tips and up-and-coming crypto.
Ranking as the fourth most popular crypto-influencer is Anthony ‘Pomp’ Pompliano with an overall score of 6.92. Anthony is a well-known crypto influencer who boasts a popular YouTube channel with over half a million subscribers. Alongside the successful channel, he hosts ‘The Pomp Podcast’ with his brothers where he interviews people in business, finance, and crypto analysts. Pomp is an active investor in the crypto scene but devotes much of his social media presence to informing his audience of up-to-date crypto news.
Charles Hoskinson ranks fifth with an overall score of 6.6. One of the most influential figures in the crypto industry, especially from an engineer/development perspective, Hoskinson is responsible for co-founding both Ethereum and Cardano’s blockchain networks. Hoskinson’s content is typically broad-scale discussions about the state of the industry, its future, and any ongoing drama, and he currently has just under 1 million Twitter followers and 230k on Instagram, earning around $3,160 per post!
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