As Bitcoin is a booming industry, it’s no surprise many celebrities with disposable income have chosen to invest. Celebrities with cryptocurrency come in many forms. Some famous people who own Bitcoin are billionaire investors while other celebrities with Bitcoin are athletes. Several famous musicians have even began to offer their music to be purchased via cryptocurrency.
Who will you find on this famous people with Bitcoin list? Gwyneth Paltrow joined the Bitcoin wallet startup Abra as an advisor during an episode of Planet of the Apps. In 2016, Mike Tyson launched a Bitcoin wallet in a partnership with Bitcoin Direct. Other celebrities with cryptocurrency include Paris Hilton, Snoop Dogg, Ashton Kutcher, and Jamie Foxx.
Bill Gates said, in an interview: 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.
In 2017, Paris Hilton expressed her excitement for cryptocurrency on Twitter: Looking forward to participating in the new @LydianCoinLtd Token! #ThisIsNotAnAd #CryptoCurrency #BitCoin #ETH #BlockChain.
In 2016, Mike Tyson launched a Bitcoin wallet in a partnership with Bitcoin Direct. The wallet’s wallpaper includes an image of the boxer’s iconic face tattoo.
In 2017, Snoop Dogg was presented with 1,500 SparkleCOINs from the company worth approximately $55,500 as a donation for his youth football program. “I appreciate and accept this kind gesture on behalf of my football league,” he said.
Back in 2013, Snoop tweeted his interest in making his music available to purchase via Bitcoin.
Ashton Kutcher has been an outspoken advocate for Bitcoin and he invested in a sports betting blockchain, UnikoinGold, along with billionaire, Mark Cuban.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. promoted several ICOs including Stox, Hubii Network and Centra. In 2017, he tweeted a photo of himself with a caption that read, “Spending bitcoins ethereum and other types of cryptocurrency in Beverly Hill.”
Richard Branson reportedly has $30 million invested in BitPay.
Luis Suárez has been a vocal supporter of Stox. He asked his followers to help him “build the best prediction market in the world.”
In 2017, Bjork encouraged fans to purchase her new album with Bitcoin. She reportedly accepted Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dashcoin, and AudioCoin as payments.
She also awarded all website purchases of the album with 100 AudioCoins to be sold or invested.
In 2017, Gwyneth Paltrow joined the Bitcoin wallet startup Abra as an advisor during an episode of the Apple series, Planet of the Apps.