Winklevoss Brothers Use Facebook Payout to Become Bitcoin Billionaires
James Burke, 6 Dec 17

Co-founders at Winklevoss Capital, Tyler Winklevoss (L) and Cameron Winklevoss (R) speak onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2015 at The Manhattan Center New York City in this file image. (Noam Galai/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

The Winklevoss brothers, the identical twins who sued Mark Zuckerberg over claims that he stole their Facebook idea have become the first bitcoin billionaires.

And Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss probably also have, in part, Zuckerberg to thank for that as well.

The two 36-year-olds invested $10 million into the controversial cryptocurrency from the $65 million settlement they received from Facebook in 2009, reported.

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