Winklevoss twins become world’s first Bitcoin billionaires

CAMERON and Tyler Winklevoss, the identical twins who claimed Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea for Facebook, are the world’s first Bitcoin billionaires. The pair, who sued Zuckerberg over Facebook in 2009, received a settlement of US$65 million (A$85.5 million) and used some of that money (A$14 million) to invest in Bitcoin in 2013. The brothers reportedly bought 1 per cent of all Bitcoin that was in circulation at the time. Since then, the digital currency has increased in value by 10,000 per cent, making the 36-year-old brothers billionaires. They reportedly…

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