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Vitalik Buterin is one wealthy individual! At just 27 years of age, he has become the world's youngest crypto billionaire! Buterin's Ether address, which
Vitalik Buterin is one wealthy individual! At just 27 years of age, he has become the world's youngest crypto billionaire! Buterin's Ether address, which he revealed in October of 2018 as his main Ether wallet, currently contains 333,520 ETH. This gives him a market value of $1.09 billion at the current Ether price of $3,278 at 1:30 p.m. ET on Monday. Ethereum's cryptocurrency, Ether, towered past $3,000 for the first time early Monday morning, marking a 325% rise since the beginning of this year.

Source: CoinGecko

So who is Vitalik Buterin? He is a 27-year-old Russian-Canadian computer programmer and the co-creator of Ethereum. At the age of 19, Buterin helped build the Ethereum blockchain and has served as a manager of the blockchain since 2013.

Buterin was born in 1994 in the town of Kolomna, just outside of Moscow. He later moved to Canada with his family and was raised in the capital, Toronto.

Vitalik's father, Dmitry, was a computer scientist. It was he who first introduced his son to the idea of blockchain and cryptocurrency. Dmitry encouraged his son to build video games from the tender age of 10. In 2011 he informed him about Bitcoin and began to educate him on how it…
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