As Bitcoin and altcoins in general turn into a booming industry, it comes as no surprise when many celebrities and billionaires, Famous crypto owners with disposable income, have chosen cryptocurrencies to invest in. Successful business people, famous actors, politicians, and even musicians are proud crypto owners.
Famous Crypto Owners
Bill Gates is no stranger to all of us. He is an American businessman, computer programmer, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder of Microsoft. He is one of the most well-known Bitcoin-invested public figures in the world.
Madonna is known as “the queen of pop” and rightly so. She needs no further introduction. Madonna is one of many public figures spreading the word about how easy and secure cryptocurrency is as a payment method.
Sir Richard Branson
Sir Richard Branson is a British business magnate, author, and philanthropist. He founded the Virgin group. His net worth is over $5.1 billion and he is a Bitcoin advocate and investor.
Peter Andreas Thiel
Peter Thiel is a German-American entrepreneur. He is the founder of Pay Pal, Palantir Technologies, and so on. His net worth is $2.3 billion and he has over $20 million invested in cryptos.
Messi is a well-known Argentinian and Barcelona football player. Messi became a brand ambassador for Israeli company Sirin Labs in 2017. Sirin Labs is producing the world’s first crypto smartphone and the footballer is backing it.
The American actress and singer is a well-known crypto advocate, in fact, she was the face of the Bitcoin wallet, Abra.
Michael Novogratz is an American ex-hedge fund manager of the Fortress Investment Group. Currently, his investment in Bitcoin and Ethereum is worth $250 million. He is a long-standing advocate for cryptocurrency investment.
Floyd Mayweather jr. the boxing legend does not need an introduction. He has promoted several ICOs including Stox, Hubii Network, and Centra. Mayweather is well known for using Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptos for his everyday purchases.
Timothy Draper is an American venture capital investor and founder of the Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) His net worth is 1 billion dollars. Draper is a Bitcoin enthusiastic advocate and investor.
Bjork is a musician and singer from Iceland. In 2017 Bjork encouraged fans to buy her new album with Bitcoin. According to reports she accepted Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dashcoin, and AudioCoin as payment.
Eric Schmidt is an American businessman and a software engineer. He is known to be the CEO of Google from 2001 to 2011. His net worth is 14,3 billion. He is another cryptocurrency investor and advocate.
Here is a small number of well-known celebrities and investors who do not follow the masses and go their own way with their investments. Their number is growing fast and this is indicative of what could be coming.