Glauber Contessoto, a millionaire with the popular altcoin project Dogecoin (DOGE), made a jocular statement on Twitter about DOGE’s growing popularity as a cryptocurrency. The 33-year-old Contessoto became a millionaire when DOGE rose to an all-time high of $0.74. However, with the decrease in the value of crypto money, this wealth also decreased.
Contessoto: Altcoin popular thanks to Superman
The DOGE fan admitted that he did “extensive, intense and painstaking” research to find the “secret” to Dogecoin’s popularity. Finally, he brought up the popular comic book character Superman and his “super dog” named Krypto. Then, Contessoto said that the dog turned into “Doge” and Krypto became “crypto”. He also reminded the community that DOGE is also the “best cryptocurrency” because “the dog is a man’s best friend.”
DOGE millionaire quit his job to focus on his YouTube channel
As we previously reported , Glauber Contessoto left his day job at an online music magazine in Los Angeles to focus on growing his personal brand as a Dogecoin millionaire online. He has a YouTube channel with around 80,000 subscribers, but he is not monetizing his channel yet but for now sells DOGE products on his personal website. He also makes videos about DOGE full time on YouTube.
Elon Musk promises DOGE will surpass BTC and ETH
On Friday, July 9, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, and also Dogecoin’s biggest and most influential fan; promised that after an upcoming major update, DOGE will be much faster and superior to Bitcoin and Ethereum. However, later on, Samson Mow, CSO of Blockstream, and Gabor Gurbacks, head of digital assets division at VanEck; He reminded Elon that Doge has been merged with Litecoin since 2014.
Litecoin is a fork of Bitcoin. This means that DOGE was mined alongside Litecoin, which performs slow base layer transactions. According to experts, for this to change, Dogecoin developers will first need to hard fork meme coins from Litecoin.