Vitalik Buterin
Vitalik Buterin
Celebrated Name: Vitalik Buterin
Real Name/Full Name: Vitaly Dmitriyevich Buerin
Gender: Male
Age: 30 years old
Birth Date: January 31, 1994
Birth Place: Kolomna Russia
Nationality: Russian- Canadian
Height: 1.86 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Vitalik Buterin Gay?: NO
Profession: Programmer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $120 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Vitalik Buterin is a Russian – Canadian programmer, co-founder, and former editor of Bitcoin Magazine and creator of the Ethereum project. This platform is for creating blockchain-based decentralized online services working on the basis of smart contracts. It was launched in July 2015.

Looking into abit of introduction on how he landed into bitcoin, Buterin came across an offer, five bitcoins about $3.50 for an article about bitcoin; he then started writing for this site and was published there until the site was closed due to lack of interest in the topic. Come 2011, and he received an offer to became a co-founder and lead author of Bitcoin magazine. He later also began to be published in other periodicals, including Bitcoin weekly.

Maybe you know about Vitalik Buterin very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Vitalik Buterin’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

On January 31, 1994, Vitalik Buterin was born to Dmitry Buterin and Natalia Ameline in Kolomna, Moscow, Oblast, Russia. He lived in this area until when he was about the age of six when his father and mother immigrated to Canada to seek better employment opportunities.

While he was in elementary school in Canada, he was placed in a class for gifted kids, and he began to understand that he was drawn more to Math, programming, and economics. He attended Abelard High School. In 2012 Buterin joined the University of Waterloo in Canada but later dropped out in 2014.

Personal Life

Vitalik Buterin is still a young man, he is not married, and it has not been mentioned if he is currently seeing dating anyone. He first learned about Bitcoin from his dad, and he did not invest in it just yet. During the same year, he joined as a co-founder of a new online publication (Bitcoin Magazine). Bitcoin Magazine is one of the biggest online publication for bitcoin news. He was the co-founder until the year 2014.

While still working with Bitcoin in 2013, Buterin has an idea of a new Turing complete blockchain. He went ahead and wrote the whitepaper and called the new blockchain- Ethereum. It received favorable peer reviews.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on January 31, 1994, Vitalik Buterin is 30 years old as of today’s date 19th April 2024. His height is 1.86 m tall, and his weight is 75 Kg.


Vitalik Buterin, sometime in 2011 in a bitcoin chat room, met a person trying to start a bitcoin blog, who offered to pay him $3.50 per article, which he gladly agreed. He wrote for the site until its website closed down due to a lack of mainstream attention. In the same year, he was again approached about a new publication called Bitcoin Magazine. Although he started this for fun without knowing how far it would take him, it started opening doors of success for him.

He accepted the position and became the first co-founder, and he also contributed as a leading writer. He wrote about bitcoin-related topics in addition to other publications, including Bitcoin weekly. In 2012 Bitcoin Magazine began publishing a print edition, and it was referred to as the first serious publication dedicated o cryptocurrencies. The Magazine was later bought by BTC Media, where Buterin continued to write until mid-2014.

Alongside Bitcoin Magazine, Buterin is a co-founder and investor in Ethereum, a decentralized mining network, and software development platform all under one roof, and it facilitates the creation of new cryptocurrencies and programs that share a single blockchain. Buterin said he was grateful to have an opportunity to work in such an interesting and interdisciplinary area on the industry because he had the chance to interact with cryptographers, mathematicians, and economists prominent in their areas of work/ field.

Awards & Achievements

Vitalik Buterin has garnered several awards; in 2014, he scooped two awards, one with Thiel Fellowship Award and the other with World Technology Award in the IT Software category. Come 2016, and he got the Fortune 40 under 40 list. In 2018 Forbes 30 under 30 lists, Fortune the ledger 40 under 40 list.

Net Worth & Salary of Vitalik Buterin in 2024

Vitalik Buterin Net Worth
Vitalik Buterin Net Worth

As of April 2024, Vitalik Buterin has an estimated net worth of $120 million he has made his million-dollar empire through his genius mind and his great works in the programming industry. At the 2017 cryptocurrency peak, his net worth came to around $630 million. Let’s just say if he did sell his Ethereum in 2016, he would be worth over $100 million at the moment.

Vitalik Buterin is a genius. He created Ethereum when he was just 18 years old. The results of his IQ kinds are unknown, but according to a few people is somewhere between 140 and 160, some famous people who had similar IQ to his are Albert Einstein and Richard Feynman.


  1. You just made up his weight didn’t you? His BMI according to the weight you claim is absolutely ridiculous considering how skinny he is. Also, I don’t think he weights himself and goes there telling his weight.

    Why make up information like this?


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