15 celebrities involved in Bitcoins
Aug 26, 2017 Posted / 4956 Views
Bitcoin adoption is not only limited to the business giants, banks, it has been gaining confidence by receiving support from the celebrities as well. The celebrities worldwide are investing from a long time. May be they have the some good sense to smell profit, by being in the glamour world. Let us see some of the celebrities who are into Bitcoins
Nas is a world known rapper and songwriter who has delivered many hit albums. Nas along with his manager have invested in the Bitcoins by supporting the digital wallets and various firms related to them. He had supported Coinbase and many other startups which are into cryptocurrencies. Nas had approached various firms to support them, with his manager and invest in them. With their support, Coinbase has raised a good amount of funds that time.
Ashton Kutcher is hugely popular star. He had ventured and invested into many types business and also is a co founder of the firm A grade investment. His firm had invested in the cryptocurrency platform, BitPay, which is a trading platform for merchants which allows them to do transactions via Bitcoins. He had also invested in many other business like for AirBnb, spotify, uber etc.
Mike Tyson had launched his own Mike Tyson bitcoin ATM, in Las Vegas, which can convert cash into Bitcoins under 20 seconds. The world champion had helped to bring the adoption of cryptocurrencies to the world.
Snoop Dogg is a world known artist who had made it official to accept the payment via Bitcoins. He had also supported firms for the investment purpose.
Mel B was a spice girl member and also a judge for the reality show X factor. She partnered with the London based company CloudHashing and became the first celebrity to accept payment via Bitcoins for her music. She believes in the latest technology through which she could connect to her fans and receive payment in one currency that is in Bitcoins.
She is a famous singer who came in the news regarding Bitcoins that she had once turned down huge amount of Bitcoins, which she had regretted later. On Twitter, she had tweeted about her regret over it and also had written that Bitcoins is more stable than pounds, thus supported Bitcoins.
Joe Rogan is an American Comedian, who had brought Bitcoin expert Andreas Antonopoulos on his podcast, and also had said things on bitcoins on the podcast. He had described and discussed the cryptocurrency on his podcast and later even posted his Bitcoin address.
Donald Glover is an actor and rapper as well. The rapper is known by his stage name Childish Gambino, and had released an album ‘Because of Internet’, and while the release he had said about the use and need of adopting Bitcoins.He said that Bitcoins is a realer and makes more sense, and since everything is going online then why not Bitcoins.
She is famous for her sitcom and is an actor, comedian. She has also been politically involved and had even run for the president in the past. She once had openly supported and tried to make people aware about the Bitcoins. She had once tweeted that people should try Bitcoins and know facts about it or think to invest in it because it is easy and is better than removing the federal reserve and also a way to end the ritual rules.
He is an actor and comedian. He also chose the social media platform to encourage the utilization of Bitcoins, where he had tweeted that how in a restaurant he was not been allowed to pay via bitcoin which made him tweet and also said that people should encourage the payments of Bitcoins in restaurants and for other mode of payment.
He is a Seattle seahawks cornerback football player. He has his own online store for t-shirts. He had launched it the store on platforms like amazon, but amazon didn't accept payment via cryptocurrencies. Then later he launched his own App where he accepted payments through Bitcoins. He had also had announced the same via his social media handle.
Floyd Mayweather is a world champion boxer. He had remained undefeated in all of his fights. He has invested in cryptocurrencies and also supported and promoted an ICO for stox project. He is recently in news for his next fight with McGregor as well as for promoting his second ICO with the Hubii network. He also announced it on his social media handle and referring himself as Floyd crypto Mayweather.
He had worked as a child a in the movie The mighty Ducks and many more. Later he become an entrepreneur in which he had played the roles of advisor, investor etc for various cryptocurrency firms. He had been elected as the director of the Bitcoin foundation in 2014. He had also been founder to firms like GoCoin, BitGo etc.
The world's most influential and wealthy person Bill Gates, has been always a supporter for new and unconventional technologies. He has stated in his interview that Bitcoins is unstoppable and is also better than the traditional currency.
Elon Musk had said some positive things about Bitcoins. He said that Bitcoins definitely is a good thing, it may be having some illegal use but that doesn't mean that it shouldn't be used. It can be used for legal transactions.
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