Ben Delo net worth: Ben Delo is a British mathematician, computer programmer, and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $1 billion. Ben Delo was born in Sheffield, England in February 1984. He co-founded BitMEX and became Britain's youngest self made billionaire. Delo earned a double first class honors degree in Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Oxford. He worked as a software engineer at IBM and invented several patents. Ben Delo developed high frequency trading systems at hedge funds and banks including J.P. Morgan and GSA Capital. He co-founded the cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform BitMEX in 2014 with Arthur Hayes and Sam reed. Delo donated 5 million pounds to his alma mater Worchester College in 2018. In 2019 he signed The Giving Pledge to give away at least half of his wealth during his lifetime. BitMEX is owned and operated by HDR Global Trading Limited and Delo is said to have become the youngest self made billionaire thanks to bitcoin.