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Tyler Winklevoss

Tyler Howard Winklevoss (born August 21, 1981) is an American rower and entrepreneur. He competed in the men's pair rowing event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics with his identical twin brother and rowing partner Cameron Winklevoss. Winklevoss co-founded HarvardConnection (later renamed ConnectU) along with his brother Cameron and a Harvard classmate of theirs, Divya Narendra. In 2004, the Winklevoss brothers sued Mark Zuckerberg for $140 million, claiming he stole their ConnectU idea to create the popular social networking site Facebook. Tyler Winklevoss was born in Southampton, New York, and raised in Greenwich, Connecticut. His father, Howard E. Winklevoss, was a professor of actuarial science at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and is the author of Pension Mathematics With Numerical Illustrations, and founder of Winklevoss Consultants and Winklevoss Technologies. Tyler studied classical piano for 12 years, beginning at age 6. The twins taught themselves HTML at the age of 13, and started a web-page company, which developed websites for businesses. Winklevoss attended Greenwich Country Day School and graduated from the Brunswick School. He studied Latin and

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Winklevoss Twins -- We Still Believe in Facebook

Winklevoss Twins
We Still Believe In Facebook

The Winklevoss twins may have sued Mark Zuckerberg, claiming he was a fraud and a thief ... but they believe in him enough to hold on to almost all the stock they have in the company, even though… READ MORE >

Winklevoss Twins -- Drop $18 Million of Facebook Cash on L.A. Mansion

Winklevoss Twins
Drop $18 Mil of Facebook Cash on Sick L.A. Mansion

The Winklevoss Twins are making another move on Mark Zuckerberg's territory ... by moving to California, and dropping $18 MILLION on a crazy spectacular home in the Hollywood Hills. Cameron and… READ MORE >

- 851 days ago
Winklevoss Twins LOSE AGAIN -- Must Pay Lawyers $13 MILLION

The Winklevoss Twins
LOSE AGAIN Must Pay Lawyers $13 MIL!

The legal losing streak continues for Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss ... who've been ordered to pay their former lawyers $13 MILLION in fees after losing yet another appeal in their neverending… READ MORE >

- 1171 days ago
Winklevoss Twins Fold in Facebook Lawsuit

Winklevoss Twins
Fold in Facebook Lawsuit

The Winklevoss twins are waiving the white flag in their epic legal war with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg.The Winklevi have been fighting Zuckerberg for 7 years, claiming he jacked their idea for a… READ MORE >

- 1282 days ago
Winklevi Gunning for Supreme Court Showdown

Winklevi Gunning for
Supreme Court Showdown

It's their last stand -- TMZ has learned, the Winklevoss twins have decided to take their beef with Facebook to the Supreme Court ... to undo a $65 million settlement with the company.It's their… READ MORE >

- 1319 days ago
Winklevoss Twins: Mark Said He Wanted to F**k Us

Winklevoss Twins
Mark Said He Wanted to F**k Us

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are not giving up on their claim ... Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook defrauded them in settling their beef with the social network -- and they point to two damning… READ MORE >

- 1346 days ago
Winklevoss Twin Strong Arms the Competition

Winklevoss Twin Strong Arms the Competition

After suffering a final defeat in their high stakes legal war with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, one of the Winklevoss twins (Cameron or Tyler, anyone?) flexed his muscles during a rowing… READ MORE >

- 1353 days ago
Facebook Fight: Who'd You Rather?

Facebook Fight
Who'd You Rather?

As part of the movie "The Social Network," twin brothers Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss claim their Harvard classmate Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea and created what is now this little website… READ MORE >

- 1547 days ago

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