|Celebrated Name:||Charlie Shrem|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Charlie Shrem iv|
|Age:||30 years old|
|Birth Date:||November 25, 1989|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York US|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Courtney Warner|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Charlie Shrem Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$40 million|
|Last Updated:||April 2020|
Charlie Shrem is a well- known American entrepreneur and bitcoin advocate; he co-founded now-defunct start-up company BitInstant and is also a founding member of the Bitcoin Foundation. He has made several media appearances, such as; the rise and fall of bitcoin documentary at the 2014 Tribeca film festival, banking on bitcoin documentary in 2016, among others.
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Early Life & Biography
On November 25, 1989, Charlie Schrem was born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S, and he is of Syrian Jewish descent. He was raised in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from Brooklyn College with a bachelor of science in economics and finance. He started a company that fixed computers and printers while still in high school by the name of epiphany design and production. Shrem later launched a daily deal website that sold refurbished used goods while in Brooklyn College in 2009; however, in 2012, the company was acquired by BlueSwitch.
Charlie Shrem is married. He is married to Courtney warner, and the two have no children as per now. In 2017 Charlie and his wife moved to Sarasota, Florida. Charlie has severally found himself on the wrong side of the law. For instance, on 26 January 2014, he was arrested and charged with conspiring to launder $1 million worth of bitcoins together with Robert Falabella.
The bitcoins, according to the accusations, were to be used to help users of the Silk Road to make illegal purchases. Charlie was also charged with failing to report suspicious banking activity and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business. He was released on $1 million bails with submission to electronic monitoring and lives with his parents in Marine Park, Brooklyn.
On April 10, 2014, Charlie was indicted on accusations of operating an unlicensed money transmitting business, money laundering conspiracy, and willfully failing to file suspicious activity report with banking authorities. He pleaded guilty and was convicted on December 19, 2014, of a reduced charge, ordered to forfeit $950000, and sentenced two years to prison.
He later surrendered to authorities on 30 March 2015 and was sent to Lewisburg federal prison camp in Pennsylvania, and he was however released in June 2016. Charlie was again sued in September 2018 by Winklevoss Twins claiming he stole from them thousands of bitcoin in 2012. Part of his assets was frozen due to the accusations, but the case was later dismissed in 2019.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 25 November 1989, Charlie Shrem is 30 years old as of today’s date 5th April 2020. His height is 1.6m tall, and his weight is 74 kg.
Charlie Shrem started epiphany design and production while in high school. The company dealt with fixing computers and printers and later in college, and he launched the start-up daily deal website that sold refurbished used goods. However, the company was later acquired by Blueswitch in 2012. In 2011 during his senior days in college, Charlie started investing in bitcoin.
He met Gareth Nelson online and together they started BitInstant a user-friendly company which charged a fee for users to purchase with bitcoins at over 700000 locations and providing temporary credit to speed up transactions; to boost BitInstant Charlie received $10000 loan from his mother,$125000 from angel investor roger ver and later in 2012 he received $1.5 million from a group of investors led by Winklevoss capital management.
As of 2013, BitInstant was operating 30% of all the bitcoin transactions. Charlie is a founding board member of the bitcoin foundation. He later announced a new venture on November 22, 2016, Intell Syst capital, where he served as chief technology officer and later joined Jaxx as its director of business and community development in May 2017; he later served as chief operating officer. Charlie Shrem launched his podcast untold stories, as an oral history of bitcoin in May 2019.
Awards & Achievements
On awards and achievements, he hasn’t been awarded an official award, but one of his best achievements is being able to overcome the challenges he faced and succeeding in his career.
Net Worth& Salary of Charlie Shrem in 2020
As of April 2020, Charlie Shrem is estimated to have a net worth of $40 million. He has made his wealth through his bitcoin career. He first started Epiphany Design and Production, a company that deals with fixing printers and computers while in high school.
Later in college, he launched a daily deal website that dealt with selling refurbished goods. Charlie is also co-owner of Manhattan bar EVR, which was opened in 2013 and was the first bar in New York to accept bitcoin payment. In 2018 he announced his partnership with the internet operating system as an advisor.
Charlie Shrem is an American entrepreneur who started his career at a young age and has been able to make a name for himself through hard work and dedication.