Buterin’s public address to the Aether, which he described as the main wallet in 2018, its balance reached $ 1 billion following Ether’s meteoric rise above a price of $ 3,000 on Monday.
At the time of writing, the address contains around 333,500 Ether (ETH) worth $ 1.029 billion, according to on-chain data from Etherscan, with the value of ETH having more than quadrupled, rising of around $ 700 at the start of 2021.
At the time of publication, the world’s largest altcoin is trading at $ 3,144, up 8.6% in the past 24 hours, with gains of 36% in the past seven days, according to data from CoinGecko .
According to some online crypto players, Buterin, 27, may now be the youngest self-made billionaire in the cryptocurrency industry.
– JUSTIN (@justintrimble) May 2, 2021
Amid the price spike, Buterin has been generous with his crypto holdings. At the end of April, the Russian-Canadian programmer donated 100 Ether and 100 Maker (MKR) tokens to a COVID-19 relief fund for India.