There is a very strong connection that is found among twins. Many times, they have a tendency of doing things together and greatly enjoy each other’s company. However, not many have been able to achieve what Tyler and Cameron have been able to achieve as a team.
The twins saw the light of day on the 21st of August in 1981 in Southampton, New York. The twins grew up together in Greenwich, Connecticut. Right from the beginning, the two boys enjoyed each other’s company and it was very clear that the two of them would make a great team. True to their parents’ speculations, these two have grown to be a great team.
Cameron was left-handed while Tyler was right-handed but this was not enough reason to make them lose their focus and have differences. They formed such a cohesive unit that was able to excel at virtually any exercise that needed teamwork. These activities included building Lego sets and playing music together.
They are the sons of Howard who is an accomplished mathematician, professor and actuary. His series of books made him very successful as well as his consulting work with different investment companies and firms.
Howard’s approach to mathematics was very unique as it helped these organizations deal with their risk assessment. He eventually established a net of more than $200 million. This enabled him to give his son an upper-class kind of lifestyle. Their mother’s name is Carol (née Leonard) but it is not clear what her occupation was.
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Just as they lived their lives together as any identical twins do, when time for choosing their career came, they chose identical academic journeys including their preference in high school. Both boys were showed great interest in languages like Latin and Ancient Greek as well as classical piano. Rowing would be the best way of defining the unity these boys showed when it came to working as a team. They graduated together in 2004 from Harvard College with an A.B in economics.
The duo started rowing in high school and when they joined college, they became even better and joined the famous God’s Squad. They also joined Hasty Pudding Club as well as Porcellian Club in college. Camelon and Tyler moved together to Oxford’s Said Business School and remained closely united which gave them a smooth time in college. They earned MBA from Oxford University which made them feel very proud of their achievement.
They created HarvardConnect together with Divya Narendra and although it was not widely known, it made it easier for students to connect with each other via a digital platform. Within a very short time, the school had managed to expand the same to other schools and this time around, they decided to rebrand it to ConnectU.
Their platform however didn’t grow so well as Mark Zuckerberg outshined them by creating “The Facebook” under very suspicious circumstances. After some time, they realized that Zuckerberg had stolen their idea in creating Facebook. And today, they have all the evidence to prove that Facebook was created under the same ideas we had.
They had hired Mark in to help in programming and he always advised them to keep it private until the programming was done. Little did they know that he was delaying them to create his own social network. Luckily, they had collected enough evidence to prove their claim.
When the twins were filing a lawsuit against Mark, Facebook had already swept over the social network world. Luckily, they won a major lawsuit against him in 2008, and they received a total of $65 million as a settlement fee. They spent 11 million of this cash to buy 110,000 Bitcoins and they made a total of 1.2 billion USD from selling the same. This made them billionaires a status they have held to date.
Today, the duo might have not received any awards and nominations yet, but they are damn rich. They have achieved a lot in life through their involvement in different businesses. One of the investments include their Gemini currency exchange company, their involvement in Bitcoin businesses and many others.
Net Worth & Earnings of Winklevoss Twins in 2021
As of 2021, The combined net worth of Winklevoss twins is approximately $2 billion. They have earned all this money through various investments like bitcoin trading, their Winklevoss Capital Management company that was started in 2012, Gemini Currency Exchange Company, and many more. Tyler and Cameron are also involved in the real estate business.
Losing such a great investment and still being able to walk with your shoulders high and able to face your enemy in court is not easy. However, Tyler and Cameron fought for their right until they were fairly compensated. Today, they are among the billionaires in the US because they never gave up.