Do you know how rich the founder of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin is? It is no surprise that the world’s second largest cryptocurrency originated in the hands of blockchain technology enthusiast. Released by Crypto Briefing website.
Founder Ethereum Vitalik Buterin intuitively holds most of his capital in the Ether cryptocurrency. He is one of the most brilliant heads the cryptocurrency world can offer. But just how rich is he?
In 2014, he raised $ 18 million in the BTC to set up the Ethereum Foundation. He started working for her as a programmer. He immediately began to mine it as well. At that time under pre-mining. This gave the Foundation an incredible 12 million ETH, which is 12% of all ETH on the market.
According to Crypto Briefing, he holds 82 million in cryptocurrencies. How much about what he holds confessed exactly a year ago in February. The estimate seems to be quite accurate. Among others he holds Bitcoin and Dogecoin.
Assuming he also held the portfolio at the end of 2017, its price was estimated at over half a billion dollars.
Outside of his cryptocurrency holdings, Vitalik Buterin has also disclosed that he earns a six-figure salary from the Ethereum Foundation. The last time he commented about his salary he revealed he was making roughly $144,000 per year.
He holds shares in several companies that deal with DeFi technology, where Ethereum penetrates.