Cryptocurrency is a favourite of all news portals. It becomes the most discussed currency of the XXI century, everyone is interested in it, buys it, even celebrities make their own business with the help of it. Who? Let’s find out with The Coin Shark.
In 2010, American actor became the originator of A-Grade Investments company, which successfully invested money in the projects such as: Uber, Airbnb and BitPay.
Kutcher left a positive feedback about Bitcoin in Twitter:
In 2013, Snoop Dogg’s albums were sold by 0.3 BTC. The exact number of albums sold is still unknown. But if he had sold the albums at the current rate of 3,5 thousand dollars, then the rapper might have earned about 1,05 thousand dollars per album.
Also, the rapper popped up on a XRP Community Night party.
The actor became a hodler of the Bitcoins, amounting to 5,000 dollars, by his best friend’s advice.
Matthew Roszak the founder of Bloq and various cryptocurrency projects, presented Bitcoin to an American star Kim Kardashian. He shared this news with his subscribers on Twitter:
A Bitcoin Was Gifted to Kim Kardashian
Famous actor contributed greatly to the cryptocurrencies development. In 2015, he launched the Bitcoin ATM system, after 6 months his team announced the launch of a mobile application for trading:
In 2013, during an interview with “Time” the rapper expressed his admiration of Bitcoin.
“I know a lot of people are skeptical, but I feel like if everything’s going to live online, why not bitcoins? Being backed by gold seems very old and nostalgic to me. Being backed to a bitcoin, which takes time to actually make and there’s this equation that has to be done, that feels realer to me and makes more sense.”
Co-founder of Microsoft doesn’t hide his interest about Bitcoin.
“Bitcoin is exciting because it shows how cheap it can be. Bitcoin is better than currency in that you don’t have to be physically in the same place and, of course, for large transactions, currency can get pretty inconvenient.”, said Gates during an interview.
However, later Bill Gates expressed his negative attitude towards cryptocurrency.
Former CEO of Tesla, the chief executive and the chief engineer of SpaceX denies that he owns Bitcoin, except of those 0,25 BTC which is a gift from a friend. You can find this on his Twitter:
Armando Christian Perez, a hip-hop artist, aka “Pitbull” said that in 2012 he started investing in Bitcoin. Today he is constantly tracking the rate of cryptocurrency, however he is no longer investing in it.
A member of Stand-UP Comedy, an american actor and singer became interested in cryptocurrency back in 2017. He was promoting a Bitcoin exchange Cobinhood on his Twitter account.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and DJ Khaled
Floyd, the undefeated American boxer, more than anyone else is engaged in various ICO advertising. In 2017 he became an ambassador of Stox cryptocurrency project, which specializes in the markets analysis. Boxing star was also engaged in advertising Hubii Network marketplace.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is not the only one among celebrities who was advertising aforementioned Centra project. DJ Khaled joined the boxer. In 2017, the producer was overwhelmed with comments under an Instagram photo, where he was posing with a Centra card. Unfortunately, later, it became known that the project was a scam.
Jessica VerSteeg and The Game
No one could imagine that the model can tie her career with innovations. However, in 2017, Jessica VerSteeg Miss-Iowa 2014 launched the ParagonCoin Bitcoin-platform. We note that the project is quite specific, since it was created for marijuana industry.
Jayceon Taylor, a hip-hop artist, more known as “The Game”, supported Jessica VerSteeg. He made a video about promoting the Paragon platform.
A british singer and a former member of Spice Girls back in 2014, she was selling her christmas single for a Bitcoin. After partnership with a London cloud mining service CloudHashing, she became the first performer in history who was selling music for BTC.
Madonna,Lady Gaga,Jennifer Lopez,Kelly Joyce
Well-known singers, they were the first ones who accepted payment in BTC. The amount of fee depends on singer’s popularity. The advantages of such payment are that celebrities gain their net profit without taxes, which are not charged from cryptocurrency and fans do not overpay for the performance.
This celebrity should be pointed out of all four divas. In 2018, Madonna supported Ripple’s social action, during which they were collecting funds for the orphans from an African Republic of Malawi.
In October,2017, Ghostface Killah a member of a hardcore hip hop band called Wu-Tang Clan, became a founder of Cream Capital company, which specializes in promotion and funding services for cryptocurrency startups. During the ICO the company earned $30 million.
The name of the company is identical to a Wu-Tang Clan hit – C.R.E.A.M. ( Cash Rules Everything Around Me ).
Richard Sherman, a player of the american football team “Seattle Seahawks”, have invested in several cryptocurrencies. Even his family cannot stop his bigotry.
Sherman managed to earn on the rate growth when it was at $20,000.
Later, Sherman cashed his Bitcoin and managed to earn while it cost $20 thousand per coin. Moreover, he is a representative and an investor of Cobinhood crypto exchange.
In the fall of 2018, the actor became a partner with TaTaTu blockchain startup, which deals with film-making.
Infinitum Nihil Film Company, which belongs to Johnny Depp will produce documentaries and digital content according to the agreement with the crypto project.
“Johnny has the ability to conceptualize material in a way that few can, and is unburdened of conventional industry formulas that dictate the projects that get made, traditionally, as we make strides to embrace disruptiveness, Johnny will be a key collaborator with us and we are tremendously excited to back his visions and instincts on stories to bring to life.”, said Andrea Iervolino the founder of TaTaTu.
An american entrepreneur, a billionaire had his own rule for investment in cryptocurrency, which he shared with the crypto community. He is sure that any funds that don’t have the exact purpose should be invested in the digital currency.
In the winter of 2017, the legend of the Barcelona football club became an official global ambassador of Sirin Labs Israeli company, which is developing the world first crypto smartphone called Finney. Messi shared this news on his Instagram.
Sirin Labs advertising slogan is:
“Let’s kick some goals together and bring Blockchain technology to the mass market.”
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