Satoshi Nakamoto is the 15th Richest Person in the World
If you are a trading aficionado, there is no chance you haven’t heard of Satoshi Nakamoto – the alias of the enigmatic Bitcoin inventor or developers. According to The Independent, the founder is now the world’s 15th wealthiest person. Because the value of cryptocurrencies has skyrocketed in recent years, their net worth is currently estimated to be $73 billion.
This comes after it was reported earlier in the month that the value of bitcoin had reached a new all-time peak of more than $68,000, after a 300 percent gain over the previous year. According to analysts, one model predicts that it will cross $100,000 before the end of the year in the following weeks.
If that occurs, Nakamoto will be among the top ten richest persons on the planet. Since the inception of Bitcoin in 2009, various individuals have claimed to be Nakamoto. The creator’s exact identity, nevertheless, remains unknown to this day.
Bitcoin was first introduced as a “peer-to-peer electronic currency system.” Nakamoto informed James A Donald, a pseudonymous member of Metzdown.com’s crypto mailing list, that the proof of work chain was the answer to the aforementioned difficulty.
Elon Musk, the inventor and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, now leads the list of the world’s wealthiest individuals, with a net worth of $266.9 billion, followed by $204.2 billion, according to Forbes. Warren Buffet is placed tenth, while Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is ranked seventh.