Ever since its origin, celebrities have fallen in love with the digital currency. They have gone crazy about cryptocurrencies, despite them once being used for illegal activities.
Cryptocurrencies are not just traded by Hollywood celebrities like Kanye West and Michelle Phan, but it have also grabbed the attention of Bollywood mega star Amitabh Bachchan.
Celebrities who are trading cryptocurrencies
Bill Gates needs no introduction. He is one of the biggest entrepreneurs of one of the largest firms – Microsoft. This multi-millionaire is in fact obsessed with Bitcoin cryptocurrency to such an extent that he declared it better than government-backed traditional currency.
His love for Bitcoin is confirmed in the fact that Bill Gates along with some of his friends invested $170 billion in Bitcoin in order to save the environment.
International rapper Snoop Dogg is another celebrity who loves Bitcoin.
It all started with an event where the rapper was presented with 1500 sparkle coins worth $55 000. Snoop Dogg donated this money to his Snoop Youth Football Foundation to help poor kids.
The rapper also went on to declare that he will accept Bitcoin as a mode of payment for his music.
Ashton Kutcher is not just a Hollywood heart throb with acting chops, but has a keen mind for business as well. CEO of investment firm ‘A-Grade’, Kutcher has made many smart investments in startups like Uber, Airbnb, and BitPay.
Kutcher did not stop here. He went ahead and invested $12 million on behalf of his firm in Bitcoin. He believes that this Bitcoin era will have a positive impact on his venture.
Curtis James Jackson
American rapper Curtis James Jackson, also known as 50 Cent has become of the richest rappers in American by understanding the worth of Bitcoin.
In 2014, when he released his first album, Animal ambition, he agreed to take Bitcoin as payment. He indeed took a wise decision because by 2017, his net worth was $7.5 million.
Argentine professional footballer, Lionel Messi has also stepped forward and showed keen interest in Bitcoin trading. The star footballer became the brand ambassador of an Israeli company Sirin Labs in late 2017.
Sirin Labs produced the world’s first crypto Smartphone and Messi is backing it.
This Bollywood mega star could not stay away from the magic of Bitcoin and invested around $250 000 over the last couple of years along with his son Abhishek Bachchan. Recently, the price of his Bitcoin rose to more than $100 million in just a few days but sadly it didn’t last.
Who says beauty can’t have brains? Bollywood actress and model Nargis Fakri was encouraged by trade analyst Amitabh Bhardwaj to invest in Bitcoin and she seems to like the idea. Recently, in a couple of tweets, the actress expressed her desire to invest in Bitcoin.