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‘I just became a dogecoin millionaire’: This 33-year-old invested his savings in the meme cryptocurrency with inspiration from Elon Musk – CNBC

“I grew up really poor, so this is a huge deal for me,” says Glauber Contessoto, who says he invested over $180,000 in dogecoin in February at about 4.5 cents.

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Glauber Contessoto says that on April 15 at 6:00 p.m. PDT, he became a dogecoin millionaire.
“I was up all night staring at my screen,” Contessoto, 33, tells CNBC Make It.
After learning about the meme cryptocurrency on Reddit, Contessoto says he invested over $180,000 in dogecoin on Feb. 5, when it was priced at about 4.5 cents.
Contessoto was intrigued by dogecoin for a few reasons.
For one, he loved the Reddit community surrounding the digital coin, as its base had grown substantially since dogecoin’s…

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