Cryptocurrency has already become known to a wide range of people and is no longer something unusual, which causes distrust. Over time, digital currencies may be able to replace traditional money in many ways.
Those who managed to invest in digital coins were able to make good money on price increases. Among the successful crypto investors, there are also celebrities who are actively interested in this market. Who are they? Let’s try to find out!
Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher invested in the esports startup UnikoinGold back in 2010 and co-founded the venture fund A-Grade Investments. He has repeatedly stated that Bitcoin has the most promising prospects and called for investing in this asset.
Today, Kutcher also owns Sound Ventures and through it invests in Ripple. The actor donated $4 million in XRP tokens to the Wildlife Fund. In 2020, Kutcher also became an investor in the startup Lolli, which allows receiving rewards in bitcoins in exchange for purchases at partner stores.
Tennis player Serena Williams created the Serena Ventures fund, through which she invests in various projects, including the largest cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. The total capitalization of her portfolio is over $12 billion. And the tennis player’s husband, in turn, became one of the first investors in Coinbase, starting to invest in it back in 2011.
This famous rapper became a crypto investor by accident. In 2014, he sold his album for cryptocurrency, earning 700 bitcoins for it, and subsequently forgot about this money. But when Bitcoin hit all-time highs in 2017, it turned out that this investment was very successful.
Actress Maisie Williams is known to viewers for her role as Arya Stark in the cult television series Game of Thrones. She also decided to invest in Bitcoin. The actress consulted on this issue with her subscribers in the fall of 2020, when Bitcoin began to increase sharply in value.
Legendary football player and billionaire, Lionel Messi, is very supportive of cryptocurrencies and regularly expresses his positive attitude towards digital money. He was also a Sirin Labs ambassador, a blockchain-based mobile hardware company.