Thanks for sharing! Any indication why you look up to them? It might help others understand if they want to follow them or not :)
These people work prominently on open-source Node packages that are used by millions of users. Unlike any other OSS developers they don't make a life of it. They have a day job and still make it possible to work. They could have backed-off of money since the dawn of Node popularity but they didn't. This video youtu.be/MO8hZlgK5zc (point made at 17:18) explains these economies.
P.S. I forgot to mention Feross
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