With the meteoric rise of Bitcoin over the last year many famous faces are staking their claims with powerful investments, all kinds of digital currency. Here are celebs you didn’t know were into cryptocurrency
Number 13 Donald Glover Donald Glover is an Emmy award-winning actor for the show Atlanta, the grammy-nominated rapper going under the name childish gambino. At the young age of 34 Glover has quickly entrenched himself as a force to be reckoned with in the performing arts community.
He wanted to open bitcoin casino by thriving an Internet world so it should be no surprise to anyone that he has admitted on several occasions that he believes the sky is the limit for cryptocurrency. Namely Bitcoin he has been quoted as saying that he thinks in the future the economy will be tied into the internet, cyber technology. He has also said that he believes the gold standard is going the way of the dinosaur, that cryptocurrency makes more sense.
Number 12 Mike Tyson the former heavyweight champion of the world, cameo specialist Mike Tyson is a big believer in the future of cryptocurrency. He is so adamant that the world be dominated by cryptocurrency in the future, but he has founded his own company aptly named Mike Tyson Bitcoin. His company claims to be a safe place for the buying, selling of bitcoins.
Has developed their own Bitcoin ATM they unveiled their first functioning ATM in 2015 located at the link Hotel, Casino in Las Vegas though he has had his share of financial troubles he believes his newest venture is destined for success he has been quoted as saying no one knows better than I how uncertain the economy can be, at this juncture in my life it is imperative that I’m proactive about my financial planning, for me it includes Bitcoin.
Number 11 Ashton Kutcher. Famous for his roles in the hit sitcom, that 70s show, has Steve Jobs in the movie jobs. Ashton Kutcher has become one of the biggest celebrity investors in technology over the last decade. One of the founders of a great investments Kutcher has backed such several successful startups as Airbnb and uber one of his newest forays is into the world of cryptocurrency he recently invested in, aided the fundraising efforts of the digital currency unit coin gold ,unicorn gold is so far solely used on the blockchain platform.
Unicorn which specializes in sports betting using a cryptocurrency as a substitute for actual cash could potentially allow sports bettors to avoid being caught for betting from regions of the country where sports gambling is currently illegal. Kutcher is also previously heavily invested in bitpay which is a payment processor that is helping to make paying with Bitcoin, everyday retail environments more streamlined. Kuchar has been quoted in the past for saying crypto currencies is stepped into the future for the security industry.
Number 10 Floyd Mayweather jr. the most financially successful boxer of all time Floyd Mayweather jr. is invested in all sorts of things so you better believe he has his cryptocurrency bases covered. He has been heavily involved in three different cryptocurrency icos. He has been at the forefront of investing, promoting in the companies stocks Ruby, Sentra openly endorsing them on social media, putting millions of dollars of his own money into them however, the main one he has backed Sentra recently became the focus of a class-action lawsuit.
Those filing this suit alleged the company sold them an unregistered security. We’re deceiving in their sales pitches the company had raised over thirty million dollars upon their ICO. Much of it to Mae weathers bolt promotions.
Number 9 Nas Nas is one of the most revered rappers in the game, is considered a living legend by many. He quickly became hip-hop royalty in the 1990s with classic albums such as Illmatic, it was written but nas didn’t stop with his successes in the music industry, smartly invested his fortunes in several different areas.
He is one of the founders of the venture capital company Queensbridge which invests mainly in technology. One of the biggest areas that Queensbridge has been a part of in recent years is that of cryptocurrency Queensbridge is one of the most prominent investors in the digital wallet company coinbase.
Coinbase has been one of the most profitable companies when it comes to Bitcoin, their app for the iPhone was the most downloaded app of 2017 with his company’s investments in coin base, several other digital currency startups nas sands, to be one of the most prominent celebrities involved in cryptocurrency for the foreseeable future.
Number 8 Paris Hilton the heiress to the Hilton Hotel fortune reality television star an attempted actress slash pop star, who made her name for herself by being the opposite of a role model for young women everywhere. Has thrown her gaudy hat into the cryptocurrency ring Paris Hilton has found a recent entrepreneurial success independent from her family via her perfume line, accessory stores. Hilton is still wildly popular on social media, has used this clout in order to promote several products, one of those which he most recently endorsed was that of Lydian coin a new cryptocurrency.
In September of 2017 she tweeted that she was looking forward to participating in Lydian coins upcoming initial coin offering Hilton’s, other celebrities public endorsements of cryptocurrency have come under fire. As of late as legality of such promotions is in question some say that celebrities backing cryptocurrency icos infringes on federal securities laws, may be a form of pump, dump scheme. Because of this, Gubicza halls the CEO of tech company gravity 4 which runs Lydian coin mounting legal. Troubles Hilton back slid on her involvement, deleted the tweet only a few weeks later but it may have been too little too late as she may have already profited from it
Number 7 DJ Khaled who is a world famous record producer, a DJ who has made some of the most iconic beats of the last 20 years. He has turned his music success into further financial profits by making many fantastic investments.
One of his most recent ventures was that of becoming heavily involved in promoting Sentra, It’s an app that provides cryptocurrency users, easy to use wallet but just as with mayweather, his involvement quickly ceased when Sentra was hit with a class-action lawsuit. Like Mayweather he had also used Instagram to advertise Sentra – special payment card.
Number 6 Jamie Foxx the superstar actor comedian, musician. Jamie Foxx is probably most famous for his portrayal of Ray Charles, in the biopic. Ray Foxx has been heavily involved in investing in many different businesses over the years. His success rate in promotions has companies clamoring over him to put his face on their products the cryptocurrency exchange.
Carbon hood was no different, quickly pegged Fox to be one of their celebrity endorsers in September of 2017. Fox announced his entrance into cryptocurrency scene when he posted a tweet that endorsed Carbon hood. Carbon hood touts itself as being one of the first cryptocurrency trading sites that offers trading of Bitcoin, ether without any fees.
Number 5 louis c.k before coming under fire from a series of allegations. Louis c.k was considered one of the best comedians of a generation with sold-out comedy tours, popular television show. Louis c.k is also one of the most financially successful comedians of all time. In the world of cryptocurrency he was a pioneering artist. CK most assuredly didn’t achieve this massive bankroll by pooh-poohing pavement just because they aren’t based on a centralized system not at all.
In 2015 CK became the first professional comedian to enable copies of his shows, albums to be bought using bitcoins. It started with his album live at Madison Square Garden, after integrating the bitpay payment platform into his website you can now buy most of his comedy shows with Bitcoin though he diversified. His income options into the realm of crypto coin. He wasn’t mainly money-grubbing as fans have the option of paying. We’re from $1 up to $85 or 0.005 791 bitcoins maximum using the current rate.
Number 4 Richard Sherman as a pivotal member of the Seattle Seahawks, vaunted legion of boom defense cornerback. Richard Sherman is one of the National Football League’s most famous faces. The four-time All Pro, Superbowl champion is also known as having one of the shrewdest business minds in football. Sherman has garnered lucrative endorsement deals from a bevy of companies including Nike, has invested his money in several different equities to preserve his financial future.
He also has one of the most successful online of mercandise shops of any athlete in America today with this type of business savvy it should be no surprise that he was in on Bitcoin early. On his website was one of the first to offer athletic clothing that could be purchased using Bitcoin because of his own personal success utilizing the cryptocurrency Sherman has become a fervent supporter for the decentralized system, is constantly researching new ways to make it work to his advantage. He does admit that there are inherent dangers in putting too much stock in something that is based in the quote less than reputable world of the internet.
Number 3 – Gweneth Paltrow was a Hollywood starlet known for her appearances, critically acclaimed films such as Iron Man, The Royal Tenenbaums in the past couple of decades. She has used her acting successes spread her tentacles of influence into activism investing spokesmen ship, various entrepreneurial endeavors. She has written several cookbooks is the face of Estee Lauder’s perfume line, founded a successful though controversial lifestyle band called goop.
Recently while participating as a judge in the Apple music reality game show Planet of the apps’ she chose to become an advisor to the company Abra. Abra is a company that’s main focus is an application that provides Bitcoin based money transfers at the click of a button the company’s CEO Bill bar Hyde chose Paltrow of the other judges on planet of the apps, says that she has already helped the company’s progression with valuable insight. He hopes that she’ll be an integral part of Abra.
Number 2 Ghostface Killah as a member of the legendary rap group wu-tang clan, through his subsequent solo albums. Ghostface became a rap icon like the other musicians on this list Ghostface hasn’t remained satisfied with only achieving success with his music instead he prides himself in being an all-around businessman in addition to numerous cameo roles in television film, video games Ghostface is also a prominent figure in wu-tang’s other business ventures but that’s not why you’re watching this is where other celebrities may have dipped their toe into the cryptocurrency market.
Ghostface is diving all in in 2017 Ghostface partners with marketing professional, software development expert Brett Westbrook to found a cream capital. Owing It’s name to wu-tang’s hit song cream cream capital claims to be the first aetherium based dual token system, as aiming to create the world’s largest network of cryptocurrency ATMs. Their system is based on cream cash which they intend to keep valued at 1 for every $1 cream cash is a dual token system. Because it can be exchanged for the etherium crypto coin. Either so far the sales of cream cash have been indefinitely suspended but they continue to open ATMs across the globe.
Number 1 Bjork the uber talented, enigmatic Icelandic singer-songwriter. Bjork is one of the world’s most celebrated artists. Bjork always seems to be ahead of the game when it comes to innovation music. Her ability to seemingly predict the future doesn’t stop there. What is one of the coolest applications of cryptocurrency to date. Bjork teamed up with the company blocked pool for a trailblazing promotion. Blocked pool which hosts their own digital wallet, started the website auro vine which is a music platform that utilizes a blockchain, the cryptocurrency audio coin for payment when her most recent album utopia was released purchasers received 100 free audio coins. Along with the music these coins along with several other vigil currencies can be used to purchase more music on our o vine.
One of the main reasons that are aligned is becoming popular among musicians is that it uses the blockchain format in order to better protect their music from piracy, not only is this good for the artists as it assures they are being paid for their hard work. The website is fun, incentivizing for music lovers you can actually earn audio coins on auro vine by merely listening to music on the site, which is like a gift that keeps on giving. This may be the first solution to piracy epidemic that attempts to address the consumers perspective. Do you think celebrity involvement is a sign of a bright future or the impending doom for cryptocurrency?