Le co-fondateur d'Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, devient milliardaire alors qu'Ether atteint 3 000 $

Vitalik Buterin, a co-founder of the world’s most popular smart contract platform, the Ethereum blockchain, has officially become a crypto billionaire.

Buterin’s public Ether address that he described as his main wallet back in 2018, has hit $1 billion on its balance following Ether’s meteoric rise above a $3,000 price mark on Monday.

Au moment de la rédaction, the address holds around 333,500 Éther (ETH) , vaut maintenant $1.029 billion according to on-chain data from Etherscan, as ETH more than quadrupled in value from around $700 in the beginning of 2021.

Au moment de la publication, the world’s largest altcoin is trading at $3,144, haut 8.6% dans le passé 24 heures, with gains of 36% au cours des sept derniers jours, according to data from CoinGecko.

Ethereum price chart over the past 180 journées. La source: CoinGecko

According to some online crypto players, 27-year-old Buterin now could be the youngest self-made billionaire in the cryptocurrency industry.

Amid surging prices, Buterin has been generous with his crypto holdings. In late April, the Russian-Canadian programmer donated 100 Ether and 100 Fabricant (MKR) tokens to a COVID-19 relief fund for India.

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La source: Cointelegraph