We all know the popular person who by profession is a programmer named Vitalik Buterin. Apart from that, at an early age, he established his own company named Ethereum. Gradually with time, his interest grew more and more and he started getting involved in the area of cryptocurrency, which further leads him to find another company based on magazines named Bitcoin Magazine. He established this company in 2011. Soon enough, in 2014 he built another company named Ethereum. Born on the 31st of January in 1994 was the kid who grew up to be a popular programmer named Vitaly Dmirtriyevich Buterin. He is also known by his other name that is Vitalik Buterin.
He was born in the city of Kolomna which is located in Russia. He was born in a family where his father named Dmitry Buterin was by profession a computer scientist and his mother was Natalia Ameline. His passion for programming and computer languages grew at a very early age as well as by watching his father. Though not much is known about his school life, we still know about his high school. He was enrolled in a popular private institute named Abelard School which is located in Toronto. From a very early age of 7, he learned the conception of Bitcoin from his father
Having such a piece of great knowledge about Bitcoin, he started his own company which was based on the writing publication. The name of the company was Bitcoin Weekly. His inspiration for opening the site was a person who provided a job where he would give five bitcoin which is somewhere around $3.50 at that time, to someone who can write an article for his website. But soon enough due to not having enough revenue the site closed. Soon enough he decided to start his own bitcoin article publishing unit. He built the company in the month of September 2011.
He established the company with Mihai Alise who was regarded as the founder of the company and Buterin was the co-founder. Apart from that, he was also the leading writer of the company. Apart from that, he was also invited to be a part of the editorial board of the company named Ledger. The company was the publishing unit that publishes an article of full length on different topics related to cryptocurrency as well as blockchain technology.
Soon enough he established another company where he acquired the position of inventor and co-founder. The name of the company was Ethereum. The company he established was described to be the one where you can get all the facilities for making a new cryptocurrency. Apart from that he also described his company to be a program that shares a single blockchain. Soon enough he made furthermore contribute to the field of project development. He made a major contribution as a developer in projects based on open-source software.
Apart from that he also made a huge contribution to the Dark Wallet, which was established by Cody Wilson who is the owner of the Bitcoin Python Libraries. He further made a contribution in the marketplace which is a site of Agora. Being such a successful entrepreneur at such an early age, he earned the opportunity to meet the president of Russia named Vladimir Putin. He grabbed the golden opportunity on the 2nd of June in 2017. He was invited to the St.Petersburg Internation Economic Forum which is also known as SPIEF.
Being such a great programmer of Canada who has his roots in Russia is none other than but Vitalik Buterin. Recently on the 12th of May in 2021, he started putting the gifted alt-coins that he had in large dumps. Soon enough he converted them into an amount which is estimated to be somewhere around $60million.The most shocking fact is that he earned the amount in an hour. Apart from earning so much, he also donated some of his fortunes to the COVID relief fund of India. His donation is estimated to be somewhere around $1billion. With all this, Vitalik Buterin holds a net worth which is estimated to be somewhere around $20 billion.