Telegram co-founder says he holds "a few hundred million dollars" in Bitcoin

By LeftFooted | bitcoinea | 17 Apr 2024

In a rather random interview with Tucker Carlson, Telegram founder Pavel Durov spoke, among other things, about Bitcoin.

Durov, born in Russia but a resident (and citizen) of the UAE, said his primary concern is freedom.

This is how he runs crypto-friendly social messaging app Telegram (which also supports Toncoin), and this is also why he holds Bitcoin.

Durov, who has a net worth of around $15.5 billion, per Forbes, said he's had a "few hundred million dollars" in Bitcoin and other crypto for at least 10 years.

Well, good for him.

Do you use Telegram at all? Side question, but I'm curious.

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