Here are the list of the Top Bitcoin Millionaires
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Necessity is the mother of invention, and since a purely digital currency not based on fiat had long been yearned for, hence the emergence of the Digital Cryptocurrency Bitcoin. At its inception in 2008, it was extremely underground. But in 2013, its value hit $1000 and caused quite a stir universally. Most people are still skeptical when it comes to Digital Cryptocurrency Bitcoin; ” is it a big mistake or is it a wave of the future? “, ” has it come to stay ?”, ” is it a great investment? “. Well, while these thoughts still ring aloud in the minds of people, several people have grabbed the opportunity, and this investment has greatly proved profitable to them. Thus these investors in the Digital Cryptocurrency Bitcoin market have become millionaires.
Roger Keith Ver
Born January 27th, 1989, he is one of the earliest investors in Digital Cryptocurrency Bitcoin being the first bitcoin startup investor. With a whopping fifty-two million dollars as at 2017, it is therefore not surprising that he is a great advocate for Bitcoin and has been nicknamed ” Bitcoin Jesus.” Roger first invested in Bitcoin IN 2011; this investment was for his friend, Charlie Shrem’s company, Bitinstant. He is one of the five founders of the bitcoin foundation founded in 2012, and his fervidness for Bitcoin emanates from the fact that he wants bitcoin to rival major fiat currencies.
Charles Shrem IV
Also a bitcoin advocate, Shrem started investing in Bitcoin in 2011while a college senior, he was born November 25th, 1989. He is also one of the founders of the Bitcoin Foundation. He also a co-founded the startup company, Bitinstant, though now inactive, at only twenty-two years old. Shrem was sentenced to two years in prison in December 2014 for aiding and abetting the operation of an unlicensed money-transmitting business related to the Silk Road marketplace and was released around June 2016. With a sum of about $45 million earned from bitcoin, he says that bitcoin is an experiment and can, therefore, possibly go to zero. He sells his bitcoin as the price goes up, and invests it in real estate.
He is the founder and CEO of Giga Watt, Inc., a company which strives towards building cutting-edge blockchain processing centers, technologies, and solutions. It is North America’s largest bitcoin mining operation. It has been speculated that Dave earned $8 million per month from his Washington-based 2000 foot warehouse operation when bitcoin prices were near their peak. He reportedly has earned $35 million dollars through bitcoin.
Jered is an ex-marine and an entrepreneur at heart. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tradehill company which fell apart twice, and the founder of Money & Tech which aims to educate young people on the importance of technologies such as bitcoin. He also owns 20Mission, a “Hacker Hotel” in the trendy Mission District of San Francisco as well as 20mission Brewing in Medellin, Colombia which accepts bitcoin. His first investment was back when bitcoins were just 20 cents per coin. He has reportedly earned $30 million through bitcoin as at 2017.