Mexico’s Third Richest Person Adds Bitcoin to His Twitter Bio


Recently Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas Pliego joined Elon Musk and a number of famous personalities, by adding the hashtag bitcoin to his Twitter bio. Salinas is one of the wealthiest individuals in Mexico with an estimated net worth of $13.2 billion and 10% of the entrepreneur’s liquid portfolio is in bitcoin.

Grupo Salinas Leader Joins the Bitcoin Trend Bio Twitter

Ricardo Salinas Pliego is the third richest person in the state of Mexico and in 2013, he bought BTC for $200. At the time he claimed, it was the “best investment ever”.

“I want to sit for another five or ten years”, he said during an interview in December 2022. In addition, the Mexican billionaire recently went public that 10% of his liquid portfolio is in bitcoin (BTC). Salinas has also been vocal about his love of bitcoin on Twitter and once tweeted that “[bitcoin] is the takeover of inflation.

Now the chairman of conglomerate Grupo Salinas has placed the bitcoin hashtag in his Twitter bio, following the line-up of figures and celebrities who contributed to this trend. Elon Musk recently added the hashtag bitcoin to his bio and the price of BTC jumped a few percent.

Since then, many famous people have continued to add the bitcoin hashtag to their Twitter bios to show support for the leading cryptocurrency. The Carolina Panthers’ popular offensive tackle, Russell Okung, persuaded many celebrities to tag along.

“Everyone put #Bitcoin in your bio,” Okung tweeted. “Planting a flag to say you are ready for the future.

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