|Celebrated Name:||Brian Armstrong|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Brian Armstrong|
|Age:||38 years old|
|Birth Date:||January 25, 1983|
|Birth Place:||California, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 9 inches|
|Marital Status:||Married/Single/Divorced/In a relationship|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Information not available|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Information not available|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||Information not available|
|Is Brian Armstrong Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||software engineer, risk manager, consultant, and speaker at conferences.|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$1.5 billion|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
Brian Armstrong is known to be the CEO and co-founder of a leading cryptocurrency firm, ‘Coinbase,’ that provides various types of services that include brokerage, custody, and exchange services to more than 35 million customers across more than hundred nations. From receiving hefty investments from the world’s leading investors that include Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, the New York Stock Exchange, and Tiger Global Management, the company has raised over $500 million.
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Early Life & Biography
Brian Armstrong was very much interested in computer technology when he was a child. He began to learn CSS and Java from his school days. While Brian was studying in high school, he landed in his first job, where he used to design websites for small-sized businesses.
In 2005, Armstrong completed his graduation from Rice University, Houston, Texas. He majored in Economics and Computer Science. In the next year, he received his Master’s degree in Computer Science (MSc) from Rice University, Houston, Texas. Soon after completing his graduation, he obtained a job at Touche and Deloitte on the designation of an Enterprise Risk Management Consultant.
Brian used to dream big from an early age. Though he did several small-scale jobs in organizations, but was never satisfied. He wanted to progress more and more. Right from school days, he wanted to become a business entrepreneur and had a passion for establishing his own business. He kept on trusting in his abilities, and business ideas and worked in the direction to accomplish them.
Brian is a very optimistic and goal-oriented person. He believes that you should keep trying and never lose hope. If you work with full determination and in the right direction, then one day, you will be there. We don’t have any information about his relationships, marriage, children, etc.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on January 25 1983, Brian Armstrong is 38 years old as of today’s date 15th May 2021. His height is 5 ft 9 inches tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
Brian started his Bitcoin journey in the year 2010 when he first came in contact with this digital cryptocurrency. There were not many start-up firms at that time. Having dreamt of enlarging the base of start-up enterprises, he saw this remarkable opportunity to take advantage of the broad market. This gave birth to Coinbase, which is recorded to be the highly successful cryptocurrency exchange all over the world at present.
In 2012, he set up and co-founded ‘Coinbase’ as a bitcoin marketplace to help keen investors to buy and sell their cryptocurrency via bank transfers. Coinbase is a type of bitcoin wallet and exchange firm that has its headquarters in San Francisco, California. In 2017, his company ‘Coinbase’ became the first-ever cryptocurrency exchange for having attained the Unicorn Status.
Brian has been the first crypto entrepreneur to have sign the pledge. In addition to it, he also established a charity organization named ‘GiveCrypto.org,’ which has raised $4 million in cryptocurrency as a donation. This money will be distributed via direct cash transfer to poor people.
Awards & Achievements
As per the reports published by Forbes, Brian Armstrong co-founded ‘Coinbase’ for the first time in 2012. He is among the largest and the highly popular trading platforms for cryptocurrency. That was the time when his bitcoin career began. He is presently the CEO of this company and responsible for all services and products that are provided through the platform. With more than a thousand employees, the present value of the company is recorded as $8 billion. In 2017, ‘Coinbase’ got the standard of becoming the first cryptocurrency exchange for obtaining the Unicorn Status.
In addition to it, Brian Armstrong has also worked as a “speaker” at several conferences. In the year 2017, in Fortune magazine, his name was listed in the ranking of the forty highly influential businessmen who are below forty years of age. Brian is considered as the star in the entire Bitcoin community.
Net Worth & Salary of Brian Armstrong in 2021
Brian Armstrong is known for being the co-founder and CEO of a leading cryptocurrency firm, ‘Coinbase’ with his business partner ‘Fred Ehrsam’ in 2012. His present net worth is estimated to be $1.5 billion as of May 2021. A majority of his net worth comprise of Ethereum that he used to exchange the significant portion of the Bitcoin that he possessed.
Since the introduction of Bitcoin, a lot of investors have shown interest in this platform by investing huge money and trading in Bitcoins. This helped the company to expand its size. The company is supported by massive investments from some of the leading investors in the world that includes Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, the New York Stock Exchange, and Tiger Global Management. With an account of 4.5 million people, and over a thousand employees, the present value of Coinbase is approximated to be $1.8 billion. Looking at the success rate, experts believe that Coinbase will exceed the dollar in the coming decade.
Brian Armstrong is regarded among the most successful and affluent persons in the USA who, with his continuous efforts, has become a star of the Bitcoin community. He expanded Coinbase and also made it the largest digital currency exchange firm in the US.