Here’s All About FTX Ex-CEO SBF

November 19, 2022

Sam Bankman-Fried,

popularly known by his initials SBF was born on March 6, 1992, in California, U.S.

Before the

FTX collapse,

Sam Bankman-Fried was among one of the richest people in the crypto industry.

He studied at the

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

and began his career as a trader at Jane Street.

He launched

FTX in 2019

which then grew into one of the leading exchanges for buying and selling crypto derivatives.

As of early 2022, investors valued FTX and its U.S. operations together at  

$40 billion.

But in late 2022, FTX experienced a liquidity crisis, and its

FTT price plunged

from $22 to $1.45.

According to OpenSecrets', SBF has

contributed $40 million

to campaigns in the 2022 midterm election cycle.