If you thought that the “cryptocurrency world” was only limited by nerds, then we will open your eyes with this list.
To our surprise, we found 100+ celebrities using and investing in cryptocurrencies
They have different reasons for doing this, but something they all have in common is that they don’t regret it but are happy with the results after starting to use cryptos, enjoying the freedom and security the blockchain offers them in the General
Apparently the actor not only plays millionaire roles in films or TV series (like Steve Jobs or Walden Schmidt). He also likes to be clever with his money.
At least that was the impression he made on “The Ellen Degeneres Show” when he talked about where he was investing his money.
- Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss
Well known in the Hollywood world, the Winklevoss twins are a perfect example of how volatile the cryptocurrency market could be as the way their wealth fluctuates is far from normal.
However, they are positioned as great entrepreneurs, cameo experts, and Hollywood’s most charismatic twins.
In 2014, 50 Cent saw a great opportunity to test the value of cryptocurrencies. Therefore, he listed Bitcoin next to the dollar as one of the payment methods for his album “Animal Ambition”.
Additionally, the artist managed to raise around 700 BTC and his decision opened his eyes, as Bitcoin price was around $ 1000 and $ 300 year-round at that time. Now in 2020, 1 BTC worth around $ 13,000.
- Kanye West
The way Kanye made his interest in cryptocurrencies public used the same way he normally does for all things: creating controversy.
Accordingly, in August 2018, Troncoin, better known as TRX, enabled a protocol that allowed people to send TRX over Twitter.
The idea behind it was to use TRX to send out little tips that would draw attention to the versatility of the cryptocurrency.
One of the personalities who a top was Kanye West and his answer to how wonderful cryptocurrencies have made the whole topic go viral.
It was thanks to this event that 10 of the not-so-well-known cryptocurrencies were used due to their accessibility in their price (especially when compared to Bitcoin).
Several initiatives to educate people about cryptocurrencies also began to develop into a trend like this one detailed instructions for Ripple.
Another example of artists who have chosen to allow their album to be bitcoin payment is Snoop Dogg, although his story is more curious as it all owes to an innocent comment he made on the red carpet in December 2013 .
After a few hours, Coinbase mentioned him in a tweet and informed him that they fulfilled his idea and that the artist had grown his box office exponentially.
The Spice Girl also has a pretty curious story about how she immersed herself in the world of cryptocurrencies. In short, seeing the success of other artists with Bitcoin, she allied herself with cloud hashing, which made the use of cryptocurrencies more popular in Europe.
Although everyone sees Myke Tyson As an ex-boxer with a tattooed face (or even the guy who bit his opponent in the ear), Tyson, who started investing in Bitcoin at a young age, is one of the top activists (and crypto millionaires) today, trying to bring cryptocurrencies into the world.
This is why some BTC ATMs have Tyson’s tattoo on their sides.