Bitcoin revolutionized the financial system, but it also helped a lot of people to grow their wealth, especially the early adopters of the cryptocurrencies. However, as BTC grew rapidly, its investments in BTC made them millionaires and billionaires. In this article, you can read more about some of the most famous Bitcoin millionaires and billionaires.
Roger Ver, also known as ‘Bitcoin Jesus’, is a controversial investor that has amassed a huge wealth of $520 million as an early bitcoin investor and also an investor in multiple bitcoin-related startups. He is also noted for promoting bitcoin and bitcoin cash. Roger Ver was sentenced to 10 months in prison because he sold explosives on eBay, and since then, he has renounced his American citizenship and became a Japanese resident. He also has a Saint Kitts and Nevis passport. Today Roger Ver is the CEO of Bitcoin.com and the co-creator of Bitcoin Cash.
Dave Carlson is also another early adopter that became a millionaire. Dave started mining BTC in 2012, and as a Microsoft engineer, he understood and supported the main cause of Satoshi Nakamoto. Dave acquired most of his fortune through mining BTC and eventually will form the MegaBigPower to mine BTC on a larger scale. Dave Carlson’s fortune is estimated at $350 million.
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Jered Kenna made millions because he invested in BTC when the price of Bitcoin was around 20 cents, and then he sold most of his BTC when the value of bitcoin reached $200. His wealth is estimated at $300 million. Jered Kenna was CEO of Tradehill and Money & Tec – an online exchange for BTC, which was, unfortunately, an unsuccessful venture. But, it also owns a co-working space for startups – 20Mission and a craft brewery.
Blythe Masters is the former executive of JPMorgan Chase and is also acknowledged for developing the modern credit default swap. She was also CEO of Digital Asset Holding. The company is known for building products based on blockchain technology. The company is quite successful and has forged a partnership with Google Cloud in 2018. Her net worth is estimated at $1 – $5million.
Erik Finman is one of the youngest Bitcoin millionaires. When he was 12 years old, he received $1,000 from his grandma and used the money to purchase $1,000 worth of Bitcoin in 2011 instead of saving the money for his college fund. He obviously made a smart choice because today, his wealth is estimated at $4.8 million. As a teenager, he founded Botangle, an education startup, and dropped out of high school. He is also an investor in Metal, a cryptocurrency startup.
Satoshi Nakamoto is the creator of Bitcoin, and he mined the first Bitcoin. But, his identity is still a mystery, and Satoshi Nakamoto is a pseudonym he/she used. He disappeared in 2009 and holds 1 million BTC, which means that in 2020 his wealth will be estimated at $8.8 billion. Satoshi is one of the richest men in the world, and even though we don’t know his real name today, everyone is familiar with Bitcoin and the advantages of cryptocurrencies in general in our society.
Tim Draper became a millionaire when he purchased 30,000 BTC at the price of $632 per coin. In contrast to the other early adopters, he decided to invest in BTC when there was already a hype around the cryptocurrency.
Today, he is an investor in multiple cryptocurrencies (actually, he has said that now he invest predominantly in cryptocurrency) and is also famous for investing in Skype. Last year his fortune was estimated at $1 billion. Tim Draper is the founder of Draper University, Draper Associates, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and Draper Venture Network.
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are mainly known for the lawsuit against Mark Zukerberg as they’ve claimed that he has stolen their idea ConnectU in order to build Facebook. Eventually, they will reach a settlement of $65 million and will invest their money in BTC and bitcoin businesses. Actually, they heavily invested in BTC in 2012, when the cryptocurrency was valued at $8. Since then, their wealth has grown to $900 million, and allegedly, they own 1% of all BTC in circulation.
On the other hand, the twins are also recognized for building Gemini, the first regulated cryptocurrency exchange platform. They have also established Winklevoss Capital, which provides funding to early-stage startups.