Cryptocurrencies have gained popularity in recent years. Also known people have become interested in the new technological invention – although many experts are still skeptical about the use of cryptocurrencies.
Musicians, actors, and sports celebrities have decided to engage in various businesses related to cryptocurrencies. Some of them may own bitcoins worth millions of dollars.
Bill Gates is one of the most famous characters who decided to invest in this cryptocurrency.
“Bitcoin is exciting because it shows how the currency can be cheap,” Gates explained in an interview with Bloomberg in 2014. He added that bitcoin is better than traditional currencies because it does not have to be physically in the same place and is more convenient.
Ashton Kutcher invested in UnikoinGold along with billionaire Mark Cuban. This is a cryptocurrency created by the
Gwyneth Paltrow was the face of Abra’s bitcoin wallet. In November 2018, the actress made available on Twitter the material titled “Basics of bitcoins and cryptographic currencies and the way of investing”.
Paris Hilton decided to invest in cryptocurrencies in 2017. She took part in ICO LydianCoina, despite the controversy associated with its owner, who was convicted of domestic violence.
In 2013, Snoop Dogg decided to sell his album at 0.3 BTC. Based on the current value of cryptocurrencies, the rapper could earn over a thousand dollars for one copy of the record. Snoop Dogg in 2017 received 1.5 thousand SparkleCOIN cryptocurrency as a donation to the football team it supports.
British actor Hugh Laurie became interested in cryptocurrencies four years ago. In 2015, a friend suggested that he invest in bitcoin, which at that time began to lose value. He decided to buy bitcoins for five thousand dollars.
In addition to investing in bitcoin, Mike Tyson was also involved in the promotion of this cryptocurrency. In 2016, he opened a bitcoin portfolio in cooperation with Bitcoin Direct. There is a computer wallpaper with the image of the tattoo Tyson has on his face.
In April 2018, Pitbull announced that, along with eMerge Americas, it would launch a cryptocurrency on Smackathon that was to revolutionize payments in the music industry.
Lionel Messi became the ambassador of the Israeli company Sirin Labs at the end of 2017. It is the producer of the world’s first smartphone equipped with a physical wallet, allowing the collection of cryptocurrencies. The Ethereum World News service at the end of last year reported that the phone is now on sale.
Madonna is one of the public figures who is strongly committed to spreading information about the ease and security of paying with cryptocurrencies.
Last year, the Queen of Pop joined the Ripple settlement system to raise funds for the Raising Malawi foundation she founded.