Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss Net Worth
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss net worth: Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are American Olympians, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists who have a combined net worth of $600 million. Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss were born on August 21, 1981 in Southampton, New York, and raised in Greenwich, Connecticut. They are best known for the legal battle they waged with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. The twins sued Facebook claiming that Zuckerberg stole their idea and source code after being contracted to help develop their site ConnectU while all three were undergraduate students at Harvard. In 2008 Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss reached a settlement with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg which at the time was valued at $65 million. By 2010 their Facebook stock was worth an estimated $120 million. If they held on to that stock to this day, it would be worth over $300 million. The Winklevoss twins founded their high school rowing club, rowed at Harvard, and competed in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. The brothers rowed in the men's coxless pair event and placed sixth out of the fourteen teams that had qualified for the finals in the event. Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss hold B.A. degrees in Economics from Harvard University and MBAs from Oxford University. The twins were both played by actor Armie Hammer in the film "The Social Network". Outside of Facebook, the twins are two of the largest and most vocal investors in Bitcoin on the planet. In 2013, the twins spent $11 million of their own money to purchase 11,000 Bitcoins (at the time, a single Bitcoin was trading at $100). They have never sold a single coin. By December 2017, when a single Bitcoin was trading for $11,300, their investment worth more than $1.2 BILLION. Roughly a year later, the price of a single Bitcoin had dropped to $6000, bringing their combined fortune down to around $600 million.
Winklevoss Twins Will Make An Insane Amount off Facebook IPO