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2022-01-28 20:30:21

30,000 Bitcoin Holders Lose Millionaire Status Following Market Crash

Thousands of new bitcoin millionaires were added this past year after the multiple rallies the digital asset saw. At its peak, it only required 14.5 bitcoins for a holder to be a BTC millionaire, much lower than it had ever been in the past. Due to this, the number of bitcoin millionaires rose quickly and tens of thousands of new millionaires were added to the tally. Now, however, with the recent price crash, a lot of bitcoin millionaires have lost their millionaire status. Given that the digital asset has lost almost 50% of its all-time high value, the number of millionaires has dwindled greatly in a short period of time. There Are 30,000 Less Bitcoin Millionaires When bitcoin hit its $69,000 all-time high, the number of bitcoin millionaires shot up quickly. For the first time, there were over 108,000 BTC millionaires given the low number of coins required to reach the millionaire status. All was well for a while and these 108,886 addresses kept their millionaire status. That is until the market crash that began in December 2021 and carried well into January of the new year. BTC trending at $37,000 | Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com In the next two months, the price of BTC would suffer greatly and by extension, these bitcoin millionaires would be hit hard. This was exactly the case as about 30,000 BTC were no longer millionaires in the span of two months. At last count, the number of BTC addresses that held at least a m...

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