The proprietor of the world’s greatest Dogecoin cryptocurrency pockets has amassed a holding value $2.1bn (£1.5bn) after the digital asset skyrocketed in value.
Dogecoin has surged greater than 950pc for the reason that starting of the yr from lower than half a penny to greater than 5 cents per coin as Reddit customers have flocked to the joke cryptocurrency primarily based on the meme of a smiling Shiba Inu.
Twenty eight laptop of all present Dogecoin, a cryptocurrency began in 2013 as a joke, is owned by a single account, The Wall Avenue Journal reported.
Hypothesis is now mounting that the proprietor is Tesla billionaire Elon Musk, following his historical past of selling Dogecoin, together with Twitter posts calling it “probably the most enjoyable crypto” and “the folks’s crypto.”
Rumours have been fuelled by the general public document of transactions despatched to the account. A minimum of 20 Dogecoin transactions had been made in portions of precisely 28.061971 Dogecoin. Mr Musk was born on June 28, 1971.
He additionally lately stated “an excessive amount of focus” is the cryptocurrency’s solely actual subject earlier than saying he’d pay the most important holders to “void their accounts.”