Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, the brothers who failed to gain control of Facebook after alleging that the idea had been lifted from them, have now become the world’s first Bitcoin billionaires. Recent surges in the cryptocurrencty has rocketed their initial $11 million investment made just four years ago. The brothers haven’t sold a single one of their Bitcoins, currently valued at $11,600 a piece, and watched them accrue value since it was trading at just $120. Continue reading to see a video of someone who used their Bitcoin profits to buy a Lamborghini Huracan and for more information.
“That investment money came from the $65 million the brothers’ won in a lawsuit against Facebook in 2011. The brothers had claimed Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea for a social networkwhile all three were undergraduate students at Harvard, a fight that was featured in the film aptly titled The Social Network. However, the twins have bigger designs on Bitcoin than just accruing wealth in their holdings. Earlier this year, they attempted to create an ETF for Bitcoin, but fell short after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rejected the application,” reports Yahoo News.