The world’s first Bitcoin billionaires are the twins Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, writes British The Telegraph.
The Winklevoss brothers accused Mark Zuckerberg of stealing their Facebook idea.After winning in court and receiving $ 65 million in 2008 as part of a settlement settlement in 2013, the twins purchased $ 11 million worth of cryptographic assets, more specifically in Bitcoins when it cost $ 120. Earlier this week, the price of Bitcoin for the first time exceeded $ 11,000 .
“It is believed that this is the first billion obtained in investments in the criptomoeda, a historical moment for a controversial asset” , says the material.
It is assumed that the Winklevoss brothers own approximately 1% of all the Bitcoins in the world. Its patrimony is estimated at around 100,000 BTC.
Another owner of more than $ 1 billion in Bitcoins is the creator of the cryptographic currency, the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto. The Bitcoins that belong to him since 2009 have not yet started moving.
However, the Winklevoss brothers also do not rush to part with their Bitcoins. “We have never sold Bitcoin, we have invested for many years,” said Cameron Winklevoss in 2015.