Satoshi Nakamoto Invited To The Top 20 World Fortunes

The year 2024 proved to be a prosperous chapter for Bitcoin. Its rising value has not only lifted its market capitalization to the top, but also considerably amplified the wealth of its enigmatic creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, who is now approaching 20th place among the world’s wealthiest.

Bitcoin creator’s mysterious fortune soars

The mysterious creator of Bitcoin, known under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto his personal fortune is growing at a dizzying pace.

As the price of the queen of cryptos continues its ascent, surpassing the symbolic threshold of $1,000 billion in market capitalization, the thousands of bitcoins mined by Nakamoto at the very beginning of the network now ranks among the 20 richest people on the planet.

Referring to the list of billionaires in real time Forbes the creator of Bitcoin could become the 21rd richest person in the world.

It is estimated that Satoshi Nakamoto owns between 1 and 1.1 million bitcoins, amassed during the mining of the first blocks. With the unit price of a bitcoin at $60,000, the net worth of its stock reaches around $61 billion according to the consensus of specialists. This astronomical sum already places the creator ahead of such great fortunes as those of Julia and Charles Koch heirs of Koch Industries conglomerate.

List of the world's wealthiest people. Source : Forbes

Satoshi Nakamoto, the world’s future number 1 wealthy person?

If this trend continues over the coming years, Nakamoto could even claim a place in the world’s top 5 billionaires neck and neck with such tech barons as Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos or Bill Gates. Above all, unlike the latter, whose wealth is largely tied up in the capital of their companies, bitcoins from Nakamoto are perfectly liquid and can be mobilized at any time.

Almost 15 years after the creation of Bitcoin, its inventor is still an absolute mystery. His bitcoins have been inactive for more than a decade, casting doubt on his identity, if not his existence. Has Satoshi Nakamoto already passed away, taking his secret to the grave? Or is this anonymous genius silently observing the incredible rise of his creation, without ever touching the virtual legacy that has already made him one of the richest men on the planet?

One thing’s for sure: Bitcoin is well on the way to becoming a major innovation in global finance. Whether he’s still alive or not, Satoshi Nakamoto has already secured his place in the pantheon of visionary geniuses who have left their mark on human history. And if the creator were to resurface one day, there’s no doubt that this man or group would become the richest person on the planet.