The 14 Most Interesting Facts About Kim Dotcom, The Founder Of Megaupload

Kim Dotcom, the guy who was just arrested for founding Megaupload, is a pretty crazy and unique guy. Here’s everything you need to know about him.

1. 1. He made $42 million from Megaupload in 2010 alone.

Megaupload has made $175 million since 2005.

2. 2. Megaupload reportedly gets 50 million visitors a day.

Megaupload was at one time the 13th biggest website on the internet. The site made money from ads and by charging customers for premium accounts.

3. 3. He’s 6’7” and reportedly weighs over 300 pounds.

4. 4. He’s really into bubbles:

7. 5. He wears his clothes in hot tubs:

9. 6. He’s a ladies man:

11. 7. He owns a $30 million mansion near Auckland, New Zealand:

13. 8. He also owns these giant giraffe statues:

14. 9. He’s not a vegetarian:

15. 10. He tried to eat Bruce Willis:

16. 11. He has a car with the license plate: “GUILTY”.

He also had a Rolls Royce with the license plate: “GOD”. Other luxury cars have plates that say: “MAFIA,” “EVIL,” and “STONED.”

17. 12. His nickname is “Dr. Evil”.

18. 13. He drives around on golf courses with his Mercedez-Benz:

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How f*kn cool is that?!! He’s German, by the way.

19. 14. He likes posing like this:

Pictures via Tonterias. Facts via Huffington Post.

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