List Of Celebrities Supporting/Endorisng/Buying/Holding Cryptocurrencies Such As Bitcoin And Some ICO’s
The cryptocurrency world is expanding by leaps and bounds. From adoption to recognition,the digital assets are gaining their due places. Notably, the popularity has peaked even the interest of notable celebrities across the globe. While some are pondering upon adopting and foraying in with a mention or a song, some openly endorse the coins of their choosing. In fact, a few are planning to launch their own cryptocurrency.
It is important to note that Celebs are not less than Demi-gods for their fans. Everything they touch or endorse becomes a gospel for most followers. So, the role of a celeb or an influencer to make any product approachable is quite crucial and thus Cryptocurrency being bought or endorsed by celebrities is in itself a great step forward for crypto awareness and adoption.
Here Is A List Of Celebrities Into Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin
Celebrities and Cryptocurrencies: Paris Hilton
In September 2017, Paris Hilton, the TV Start and daughter of Hotelier Richard Hilton, tweeted about the newly emerging coin called “Lydian”. The tweet was:-
“Looking forward to participating in the new @LydianCoinLtd Token! #ThisIsNotAnAd #CryptoCurrency #BitCoin #ETH #BlockChain.”
The tweet was later deleted. A month and a half later, the SEC “https://www.sec.gov/news/public-statement/statement-potentially-unlawful-promotion-icos” rel=”nofollow”>issued a statement, urging caution around celebrity-backed “../what-is-ico/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>ICOs, that many believe was directed at Paris Hilton. Since then, Paris Hilton has stayed quite about cryptocurrencies but in June 2018, her father Richard Hilton auctioned a $38 million mansion and allowed people to bid by bitcoin.
Celebrities And Cryptocurrencies: Ashton Kutcher
Among the world’s best-known celebrity, Ashton Kutcher is not only a vocal Bitcoin enthusiast but has even co-founded A-Grade Investments, an investment fund that was directly responsible for funding the cryptocurrency exchange BitPay. Ashton Kutcher is a big tech investor and is a longtime fan of blockchain technology. He even tweeted about Ethereum back in 2014.
decentralizing the world…. https://t.co/Dn1d9qE0Qe #geekpower #tech
— ashton kutcher (@aplusk) “https://twitter.com/aplusk/status/465924993226788864?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>May 12, 2014
Celebrities and Cryptocurrencies : Akon
Akon, the grammy-winner singer, who gave the world some top hit songs such as “Smack That”, “Lonely”, “I Wanna Love You”, “Sorry Blame It On Me”, “Ghetto”, etc shares his vision of making a town where is own cryptocurrency named “Akoin” would be used for making the transactions. Akon revealed about is his vision of cryptocurrency-based town in a Blockchain Conference named “Branding Africa: Blockchain, Entrepreneurship and Empowering the Future.” Akoin would rely on mobile cryptocurrency apps that function as digital wallets in a city that’s still currently under development.
Akon is also attending blockchain summits to to discuss about his new crypto-city.
I was excited to speak to the “https://twitter.com/hashtag/blockchainsummit?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#blockchainsummit, co-hosted by “https://twitter.com/BitfuryGroup?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@bitfurygroup “https://twitter.com/ACTAIglobal?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@actaiglobal. Amazing innovators from almost every continent gathered in Morocco to share new ideas for using “https://twitter.com/hashtag/blockchain?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#blockchain to solve global challenges and put those ideas into action. My kind of summit!
— AKON (@Akon) “https://twitter.com/Akon/status/1017914120404754433?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>July 13, 2018
In 2013, Snoop Dogg announced that his next album would be available for purchase with Bitcoin and delivered via drone — even going to far as to hit up Coinbase directly. The proposed partnership, sadly, did not come to pass.
My next record available in bitcoin n delivered in a drone.
— Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) “https://twitter.com/SnoopDogg/status/407350025677586433?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>December 2, 2013
Also 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.
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