Tyler Winklevoss is a renowned American entrepreneur, rower, as well as a founder of a company known as Winklevoss Capital Management. He is known to have an identical twin known as Cameron Winklevoss who they work closely together. He has also been known to be associated with Mark Zuckerberg who they assisted in completing the programming. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of Tyler Winklevoss in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Tyler Winklevoss was born on 21st August in the year 1981 in Southampton, New York. He was born to his parents known as Howard Edward Winklevoss Jr. who was an actuarial science professor in the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and his mother known as Carol Winklevoss nee Leonard.
He has one sibling who is his identical twin and is known as Cameron Winklevoss. While in their early childhood, the family went to Greenwich located in Connecticut where they went to Greenwich Country Day School. They had an interest in music and continued to learn on music till the age of 18 years. They then went to Brunswick School. They later went to Harvard University where they majored in Economics.
Tyler Winklevoss has been spotted to be dating Marina Thesis though his personal life remains secretive with less information known about them.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Tyler Winklevoss has worked with his brother known as Cameron in his career in which they commenced a social networking website in the year 2004 which is known as HarvardConnection. They introduced this website together with their friend known as Divya Narendra which they had founded it two years before they launched this website. Their website was then later changed from HarvardConnection to ConnectU which is similar to most other social media platforms.
In addition to this, they have also together invested much in Bitcoin in which they won a company which is known as Math-Based Asset Services LLC. This company requested to register a Bitcoin exchange known as Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust in 2013 they were denied in 2017. In 2013, they together funded Bitlnstant with $1.5 million which is a Bitcoin payment processor. These twins have the seats of Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic which they purchased in 2014 and were approved to do the operation of the Bitcoin exchange in 2014 known as Gemini. From their careers, they have silver, bronze as well as gold medals from rowing.
Net Worth & Earnings
Tyler Winklevoss has an estimated net worth of $350 million. This is from the earnings he has made together with working with his twin brother. Most of their earnings come from their Bitcoin business which they have gained much of their popularity from it. They together bought 11,000 Bitcoin in 2013 that was worth $11 million and later sold each of the Bitcoin at $11,300 increase in value to a great extent.
Tyler Winklevoss has made much of his success through the entrepreneurial endeavors they have done together with his brother. They have invested much in Bitcoin business. This, as a result, has made them be billionaires.