Sam Bankman-Fried Age, Net Worth 2023, Gf, Family, Career, Height, Weight & More

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Sam Bankman-Fried Biography

Sam Bankman-Fried – Samuel Benjamin Bankman-Fried, also known by his initials, SBF, was born in the United States on March 5, 1992. He is an entrepreneur and an investor. Both the cryptocurrency exchange FTX and the affiliated trading firm Alameda Research went through a high-profile collapse that resulted in chapter 11 bankruptcy in late 2022. Bankman-Fried was the founder and CEO of both companies.

Prior to the failure of FTX, Bankman-Fried was rated as the 41st richest person in the United States on the Forbes 400 list and as the 60th richest person in the world on The World’s Billionaires list. His wealth reached a height of $26 billion at one point.

Sam Bankman-Fried Biography & Personal Details

NameSam Bankman-Fried
Full NameSamuel Benjamin Bankman-Fried
Famous ForFounder and CEO of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX and Trading
Date Of Birth6 March 1992 
Birthplace/
Hometown
Stanford, California, United States/
Stanford, California
Age 31 years old (As 2023)
Birth Sign Pisces
Gender Male
SchoolCrystal Springs Uplands School in Hillsborough,
College/UniversityMassachusetts Institute of Technology
Education QualificationBachelor’s degree in physics and a minor in mathematics
HobbiesPlay multiple board games and Watching Movies
Food HabitVegetarian 
ReligionJewish 
NationalityNationality
ProfessionEntrepreneur/ Investor
ControversyAccused of a fraudulent scheme that allegedly siphoned billions of dollars from FTX customers

Sam Bankman-Fried Family, Relationship and Afair

On March 6, 1992, Bankman-Fried made her debut into the world on the grounds of Stanford University. His mother, Barbara Fried, and his father, Joseph Bankman, both taught at Stanford Law School, and he is their son.

Sam Bankman-Fried’s Mother
Sam Bankman-Fried’s Father

Gabriel Bankman-Fried, his brother, worked on Wall Street at one point in his career.

According to people who used to work at FTX and Alameda, Bankman-Fried had a love relationship with Caroline Ellison, who was also a co-worker and the CEO of Alameda Research, until the two of them finally broke up on April 15, 2022.

Sam Bankman-Fried’s Ex-gf (Caroline Ellison)

It was not long after this that Caroline severed communication with Bankman-Fried that he was said to have moved out of the penthouse.

Family & Marital Status

Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsMother-Barbara Fried
Father-Joseph Bankman
SiblingsBrother-Gabriel Bankman-Fried
Sister-None
Spouse/WifeNot Known
Girlfriend/AfairCaroline Ellison (Ex-gf)

Physical Measurement

HeightIn Centimeters –172 cm
In Meters-1.72 m
In Feet and Inches –5’8″
Weight In Kg – 75 kg
In Pounds –165 lbs
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBlack

Sam Bankman-Fried Career

  • Bankman-Fried was an intern at Jane Street Capital, a proprietary trading firm, during the summer of 2013. He was responsible for trading foreign exchange-traded funds (ETFs). After receiving his degree from MIT, he went back to work there on a permanent basis.
  • Bankman-Fried left Jane Street in September 2017 and went to Berkeley, California. From October 2017 to November 2017, he worked temporarily at the Centre for Effective Altruism (CEA) as the director of development. In November 2017, he departed his position at the CEA.
  • Bankman-Fried and CEA’s Tara Mac Aulay established the quantitative trading firm Alameda Research in November 2017, with financial backing from Jaan Tallinn and philanthropist Luke Ding.  This was made possible thanks to the contributions of both of these individuals.                               
  • By the year 2021, Bankman-Fried had acquired almost 90 percent of the shares of Alameda Research. Bankman-Fried initiated an arbitrage trade in January 2018, with daily transactions of up to $25 million, in order to capitalize on the higher price of bitcoin in Japan in comparison to the price in the United States.
  • Following his participation in a cryptocurrency conference held in Macau before the end of 2018, he relocated to Hong Kong.
  • It was reported in September 2022 that Bankman-Fried’s advisors had made an offer on his behalf to assist in funding Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter.
  • According to texts that were made public as part of a lawsuit between Twitter and Musk during the latter’s acquisition of Twitter, investment banker Michael Grimes stated on April 25, 2022, that Bankman-Fried would be willing to pay up to $5 billion.
  • These messages were published as part of the lawsuit between Twitter and Musk.Bankman-Fried has made it known to the public that he is a supporter of effective altruism. He has also asserted that he is working toward “earning to give” as a “altruistic career.”
  • He asserted that he made contributions “not based on personal interest but on the projects that are proven by data to be the most effective at helping people,” including those that lowered existential risks such as nuclear war, pandemics, artificial intelligence, and threats to democratic institutions in the United States of America.
  • An indictment filed in March 2023 stated that Bankman-Fried and others had “directed and caused the transfer” of at least $40 million in cryptocurrencies to officials of the Chinese government in order to unfreeze the accounts of Alameda Research.
  • On August 22, 2023, the attorney for Bankman-Fried stated that his client was not being provided with a vegan diet, that his psychiatric medicine was running low, and that he could not prepare for his trial subsisting on bread, water, and peanut butter alone. Additionally, he stated that his client’s psychiatric medication was running low.

Sam Bankman-Fried Social Media Accounts

Instagram id sbf_ftx66.6K followers
Facebook id Sam Bankman-Fried
Youtube Channel
Twitter Iid SBF1M Followers
Linkedin id Sam Bankman-Fried27K followers
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Sam Bankman-Fried Net Worth:

Net Worth (Approx.)$32 billion
Monthly Income and Salary$1 Million
Yearly Income and Salary$3 Million

Sam Bankman-Fried Cars Collection:

  • BMW X7
  • Audi A7
  • Mercedes GLS
  • Toyota Corolla

Fanmail address:

Sam Bankman-Fried
Stanford,
California,
United States

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