Cameron Winklevoss

Cameron Winklevoss

Formal First Name
8/21/1981 - present

Cameron Winklevoss is the Co-Founder and President of Gemini, a crypto exchange and custodian headquartered in New York City. He also co-founded Winklevoss Capital to support mission-oriented founders. He is a well-known cryptocurrency and Bitcoin investor and entrepreneur. Cameron is the left-handed half of the Winklevii, the right-handed half being his identical twin brother, Tyler Winklevoss. A famous rower, Cameron competed in the men's pair rowing event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics together with his twin brother and rowing partner, Tyler.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Cameron was born in Southampton, NY.
  • He was raised in Greenwich, CT.
  • He began playing classical piano at 6 years of age, which he studied for 12 years.
  • In 2010, he was featured in The Social Network, a film about the founding of Facebook.
  • His discovery and early investment in Bitcoin was chronicled in Bitcoin Billionaires, which was published in 2019.
  • In his free time, he enjoys reading, watching films, and playing electric guitar.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.


  • At an early age, Cameron (left-handed) and his identical twin brother Tyler (right-handed) demonstrated a pattern of teamwork.
  • They built Lego together and played musical instruments.
  • At the age of 13, the Winklevii taught themselves HTML and started a web-page company, which developed websites for businesses.
  • They are known for co-founding HarvardConnection (later renamed ConnectU) along with Harvard classmate Divya Narendra
  • In 2004, they sued Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, claiming he stole their ConnectU idea to create the popular social networking site Facebook.