7 Things You Should Know About World’s 1st Official Bitcoin Billionaires, The Winklevoss Twins

While Bitcoins are currently making a lot of people rich, some are getting much richer than others. Particularly some like the notorious Winklevoss twins.

The two brothers, known for suing Mark Zuckerberg, who they claim stole their idea for Facebook years ago, just became the first Bitcoin billionaires thanks to the cryptocurrency shooting through an all-time high valuation of US $11,400 for each bitcoin. So here are a few things you need to know about the Winklevoss duo.

Reuters

Reuters

1. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss (born Aug 21, 1981) considered themselves Internet entrepreneurs, while attending Harvard between 2000 to 2004. They say they had the first idea for a Facebook-like social network called ‘Harvard Connect’, an idea they later sued Zuckerberg for stealing later in 2004.

2. The two eventually won a $65 million payout from Facebook in 2008. In March 2013, they used $11 million of that to buy a huge cache of Bitcoin…

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