Bitcoin Billionaires Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss Hold a Substantial Amount of Ether
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, known collectively as the Winklevoss Twins, claim to hold a substantial amount of ether in addition to their bitcoin fortune.
The Winklevoss Twins, who have an estimated net worth over $1 billion in bitcoin holdings, said in a recent interview that they have also invested heavily in ethereum.
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“We’re big fans of ether. We have a material amount. It’s safe to say, material by any person’s standard.”
— Camila Russo (@CamiRusso) May 22, 2020
Speaking with Camila Russo of The Defiant, Tyler and Cameron revealed they held a substantial position in ether.
We definitely own a lot of Ether. They’re large and it’s a material amount, yeah quite large… I think it’s safe to say material by any person’s standard, like anybody’s wealth amount.
The twins continued,
It’s sizeable. A couple of years back we made a concerted effort to buy a lot of Ether.
While the Winklevoss’ did not reveal their exact ether holdings, they hinted it was in the “same universe” and “same galaxy” as their bitcoin holdings.
The Winklevoss Twins, who co-founded the cryptocurrency exchange Gemini, have previously made it known that their goal is to hold 1 percent of the world’s total supply of bitcoin. In 2013, the Twins claimed to have more than 120,000 BTC, valued at $1.1 billion at today’s prices.
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