Who are the Richest Bitcoin Owners (With Net Worth)
Let’s find out.
He is the creator, the Godfather of Bitcoin.
Nobody knows his real identity.
It has been reported that he owns approx. 1.1 Million Bitcoins.
So, when 1BTC = $10000
He has 1.1 Million x $10000 = $10000000000.
That’s A LOT.
Bulgaria found the Ultimate Bitcoin Treasure.
In 2017, Bulgaria seized 231,000 bitcoins from an organized crime syndicate.
213,000 bitcoins are valued at $3 Billion now.
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss were one of the first bitcoin billionaires.
They sued Mark Zuckerberg, claiming he stole their Facebook idea.
They were awarded $65 Million for settlement.
Then they invested $11 Million into bitcoins in 2013.
The twins own about $1.1 Billion worth of bitcoins.
They also claim to own 1% of total bitcoins in circulation.
In 2014, FBI seized 144,000 bitcoins from Ross Ulbricht, owner of famous dark web marketplace Silk Road and then put them up for auction.
Barry walked out of auction with 48,000 bitcoins.
He now has a net worth of approx. $500 Million.
Tim Draper was also present in that same auction and he nabbed 30,000 bitcoins.
That puts his bitcoin net worth at $300 Million.
Valery is one of the early adopters.
In 2011, he founded a company called Bitfury, a company that mines bitcoin.
Bitfury had a big hand in the infrastructure of Blockchain technology.
Since the startup’s inception, it has mined 800,000 bitcoins.
Valery’s net worth is between $500 – $700 Million.
Roger Ver aka Bitcoin Jesus was also an early investor in bitcoin and in startups related to it.
Being very vocal about the aspects of bitcoin earned him the name, Bitcoin Jesus.
He reportedly bought $25000 of bitcoins in its early stage and is now worth approx. $430 million.
Tony also recognized the potential of bitcoin in its early phase.
He started a startup called BitPay in 2011. BitPay is a payment service provider which allows customers to pay via bitcoins.
In 2013, when one bitcoin was about $500, it was reported that he held bitcoin worth $20 million.
Now his net worth should be 20 times that ! i.e about $300 million.
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- Michael Novogratz
- Charlie Shrem
- Changpeng Zhao
- Dan Morehead
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