Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson’s foray into visual effects through his shop Weta Digital has paid off big time. And someone else getting rich from that deal? Unity Software CEO JohnRiccitiello, who Forbes estimates has become the video game industry’s newest billionaire thanks to the company’s soaring shares—just eight years after his high-profile departure from gaming giant Electronic Arts. And huge news out of South Korea: Song Chi-hyung and Kim Hyoung-nyon are the country's first two billionaires from the crypto industry.
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