Tyler Winklevoss is an American investor, founder of Winklevoss Capital Management, cryptocurrency enthusiast and Olympic rower.
TYLER WINKLEVOSS – $15,000,000,000
|NAME: Tyler Howard Winklevoss|
|OCCUPATION: Cryptocurrency Investor & Rower|
|BIRTHDAY: August 21st 1981|
|COUNTRY OF BIRTH: United States|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH: Cryptocurrency & Investing|
|PLACE OF RESIDENCE: New York / Los Angeles|
Born in Southampton New York and raised in Greenwich Connecticut, Tyler Winklevoss attended Greenwich County Day School and later graduated from Brunswick School.
Studying classical piano lessons which he began at the age of six years old, Tyler also studied both Latin and Ancient Greek in high school and founded the crew program with his brother Cameron in his junior year.
Majoring in economics at Harvard in 2004 and while he was attending the college he became a member of the varsity crew, the Porcellian Club and the Hasty Pudding Club.
He started a graduate business study in 2009 at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford which he completed in 2010.
Other activities before moving onto his main career included joining the Christ Church and rowing in the blue boat at the Oxford-Cambridge boat race.
Tyler Winklevoss owns a large home in the Los Angeles area that is located in the popular Bird Streets area high above L.A.’s Sunset Strip.
The home features 8,000 square feet of space, 5 bedrooms with 7 full and 2 half bathrooms.
Originally costing him and his brother Cameron, $18 million dollars, the home features inter-connected living spaces, glass walls and a lounge area with built-in wet-bar.
Tyler and his brother recently put the home up for lease with the monthly asking price set at $150,000 dollars per month.
Tyler Winklevoss co-founded the Gemini Bitcoin Exchange with his brother Cameron in 2014 and its thought he owns roughly 89,000 Bitcoins.
In 2016 Gemini became the worlds first licensed Ethereum exchange and the company holds much of its Bitcoin long term holdings in offline storage to avoid risk.
Gemini was also the first exchange to launch Bitcoin futures contracts in 2017 and allows users to change their Bitcoins into Fiat Currency.
Tyler has an identical brother, Cameron, who he is currently partnered with in most business he owns.
Tyler’s father is Howard Winklevoss, an American professor of actuarial science at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and author.
This mother is named Carol and his father has written over 20 books on various subjects.
Tyler Winklevoss’s career spans much the same as that of his brother Cameron and he began with HarvardConnection, a website to connect university students on-campus.
After issues relating to Mark Zuckerberg and the creation of Facebook, along with a number of lawsuits, he turned his attention to rowing at both Harvard University and Cambridge University.
Tyler’s rowing discipline is sweep rowing and claims that Italian cyclist Mario Cipollini and Italian rowers the Abbagnale brothers are the most influential people in his career.
Tyler rowed in the 2007 Pan American Games and the 2008 Olympic Games with medals in both events and rowed in the 2010 Boat Race in London.
He later set-up Winklevoss Capital Management alongside his brother Cameron with the company headquartered in New York’s Flatiron District.
Tyler Winklevoss is not currently known to be dating anyone, however he has been spotted at one star studded event alongside Brazilian model, Marina Theiss.
He is known to be friends with celebrities such as Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss and Paris Hilton.
Tyler Winklevoss has been seen holidaying in Ibiza where he initially learnt about Bitcoin with his brother Cameron.
He is often seen flying private and stays in the most exclusive hotels when travelling, yet drives a low-cost SUV when on the roads.