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Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto is now among the 20 richest people in the world

This week, our newsdesk covered the world’s richest cryptocurrency billionaires after US business magazine Forbes released the 2021 list of billionaires. Now, it was mentioned in our report that Satoshi Nakamoto didn’t make the cut, even though the Bitcoin inventor is one of the richest people in the world. Using today’s bitcoin exchange rates, the data shows that if Nakamoto has 1 million bitcoin, then the infamous creator has made it into the top twenty, as far as the world’s richest billionaires are concerned.

The creator of Bitcoin is a member of the 1%

The mysterious creator behind the Bitcoin Project is unknown and there is very little information regarding the identity of the inventor or group of inventors of the blockchain.

However, the community is aware of some information, and it is well known that Satoshi Nakamoto helped start the network and was with the community until 2010. It is estimated that Nakamoto holds at least 750,000 to 1.1 million bitcoins (BTC) from when the creator mined tokens in the beginning.

It is also understood that Nakamoto never spent those coinbase rewards collected in Bitcoin’s first year of launch. Now leveraging current bitcoin (BTC) exchange rates show that Satoshi Nakamoto is a very wealthy person today, as the inventor has over $59 billion in wealth.

Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto is now among the 20 richest people in the world

It is of course if Satoshi Nakamoto has access to the 1 million BTC estimate and the $59 billion plus does not include the forks he also owns. Nakamoto’s bitcoin money (BCH) the reserve is worth more than $650 million and the bitcoinsv (BSV) cache that the inventor owns is worth more than $250 million. Satoshi Nakamoto also has access to 1.1 million bitcoin gold (BTG), and any other forks that exist if the inventor still has the private keys.

With just the BTC stash alone, this puts Satoshi Nakamoto in the top 20 positions, according to the List “Forbes Billionaires 2021”. Nakamoto ranks just above financial media mogul Michael Bloomberg (20) and Rob Walton (20), the eldest living son of Walmart founder Sam Walton.

Nakamoto went from the 159th richest person in the world to the 19th in just 5 months

Bitcoin Inventor Would Be 19th Using Today BTC exchange rate and with the corresponding exchange rates of the forks as BCH, BSVand BTG, it would still make him a hair below Jim Walton another son of Sam Walton.

Now our press office has covered the fact that Satoshi Nakamoto is slowly moving towards Jeff Bezo’s number one position and what is the price of BTC must be to get there. With nearly 60 billion dollars in assets, Nakamoto is not yet a hundred billionaire and BTC still has some way to go for the inventor to even come close to Bezos and Musk.

It is not excluded to believe that Satoshi Nakamoto could reach the position of Bezo, because the inventor of Bitcoin occupied the position of the 157th richest person in the world in October 2020. To be among the 20 richest billionaires does not is no small task and the mysterious and unknown creator of Bitcoin has accomplished this feat.

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Jamie Redman

Jamie Redman is the news manager for Bitcoin.com News and a fintech journalist living in Florida. Redman has been an active member of the cryptocurrency community since 2011. He is passionate about Bitcoin, open-source code, and decentralized applications. Since September 2015, Redman has written over 5,000 articles for Bitcoin.com News about disruptive protocols emerging today.




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