Vitalik Buterin
Vitalik Buterin

People become experts in what they do because of their commitment and passion in their various fields of profession. When many celebrities have become famous for their talents and gifts in acting and singing, Vitalik Buterin’s case is a bit special. Vitalik has become known worldwide for his intelligent brain and prowess in computer.

Quick Biography

Vitalik Buterin was born on the 31st of January in 1994 in Kolomna in Russia. He is the son of Dmitry Bulletin, who is a computer scientist and Natalie Ameline (née Chistyakova). He grew up in Kolomna until he was six years old when his family moved to Canada in such of greener pastures.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Vitalik Buterin
Age: 26 years
Birth Date: 31 January 1994
Birth Place: Kolomna, Russia
Nationality: Russian-Canadian
Religion: NA
Parents: Dmitry Bulletin and Natalie Ameline (née Chistyakova)
Spouse: NA
Children: No
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 75 kg
Profession: programmer and writer
Net Worth in 2020: $120 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Vitalik is way much younger compared to what he owns today and the person he has become. Although he is 26 years old, he seems like he has been around for many decades. His current weight is 75 kg, and he stands 1.85 m. However, there are no details about his other body measurements.

Education, School/College University

Vitalik showed special gifting when he was still very young. His 3rd-grade teacher placed him among gifted children. In school, he had a special interest in science and maths. In 9th grade, he was enrolled in Abelard school, which was a private high school in Toronto. The school focused more on training their students’ minds to focus on intellectual inquiry instead of just memorizing facts. Vitalik says it is in this school where his lust for knowledge and learning was sparked.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Vitalik is the son of Dmitry Buterin, who is a computer scientist and Natalie Ameline (née Chistyakova). He is a Russian-Canadian National with white ethnicity background. There are no details about Vitalik’s siblings or any other relatives. There are also no details about his religious beliefs and political views.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Either Viralik has decided to keep details about his current relationship status personal, or he is not in any relationship. This is because, currently, there is no news about him being in a relationship with any girl or having any children. The fact that he is still young and his field of expertise demand a lot of concentration might explain the reason why he is the way he is to date.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Single
When did he get married? (married date): NA
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Vitalik Buterin Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): NA
Kids: No

Professional Life and Career

Vitalik was introduced to the world of Bitcoin by his father in 2011. He, however, didn’t invest in Bitcoin initially but became active in their chat room. He received an offer of writing about Bitcoin, and he would receive 5BTC equivalent to $3.5 per article.

He also became a co-founder of a new online publication known as Bitcoin Magazine. Bitcoin Magazine has become of the biggest and most famous online publication for Bitcoin news. He, however, left the Bitcoin Magazine in 2014.

While still working on Bitcoin Magazine in 2013, he had an idea and thought of coming up with a new Turing complete blockchain. He wrote the whitepaper and gave the new blockchain the name Ethereum. Ethereum whitepaper review was well received, and an ICO took place. Ethereum was able to raise 31,000 BTC, which was equivalent to $18.5 million at that time. He started trading ETH to pre-mined cryptocurrency.

Awards & Nominations

Although Vitalik walks on a path that has not been trodden by many, he has still managed to bag a few accolades. Some of the accolades he has received include; World Technology Award in IT Software category, 2014, Thiel Fellowship Award, 2014, Fortune 40 under 40 lists in 2016, and Forbes 30 under 30 list in 2016, among others.

Vitalik Buterin Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Vitalik Buterin Net Worth
Vitalik Buterin Net Worth

Vitalik Buterin’s net worth has accumulated so fast. This might be explained because of the fact that what he is dealing with is unique, and very few people are able to do what Vitalik is gifted to do. As of September 2020, his net worth is estimated at $120 million, which is very high for a person of his age. His main source of income is from the payment he receives from Ethereum.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Vitalik has managed to keep his life in control and has, therefore, not been found in any controversial situation so far.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 10K fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 875K followers. On his Instagram account, he has around 4.6K followers, while on YouTube, Vitalik Buterin has around 56K subscribers.

Apart from being a computer genius, Vitalik also finds himself in helping other people. For that reason, he has contributed to different organizations. He contributed 1 million dollars to GiveDirectly organization for the support of the poorest of poor refugees based in Africa. He has also contributed to other organizations like; SENS Research Foundation and Machine Intelligence Research Institute, among others.

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