Celebrities who’re into Bitcoin and may own millions.

Despite the considerable drop in the value of bitcoin over the past year, experts are predicting a new cryptocurrency boom in the near future, possibly from this year 2020.

With a considerable number of public figures already investing their fortunes in cryptocurrency, more seem to be jumping on board with cryptocurrency for business ventures and more.

Here are 10 celebrities who have publicly backed various cryptocurrencies.

1. Bill Gates

By 2014, Microsoft founder Bill Gates had already shown avid interest in cryptocurrency in an interview with Bloomberg.

“Bitcoin is exciting because it shows how cheap it can be,” he explained in an interview with Bloomberg from 2014. “Bitcoin is better than currency in that that you don’t have to be physically in the same place and, of course, for large transactions, currency can get pretty inconvenient.”

2.Gwyneth Paltrow

The actress and “Goop” owner is another public figure who has publicly expressed her support for crypto. Paltrow is another advocate of crypto — in fact, she was the face of bitcoin wallet, Abra, as well as becoming an advisor there from August 2017.

3.Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton has shown interest in cryptocurrency since 2017. Despite controversy over the owner of LydianCoin having been convicted of domestic violence, in September 2017 Hilton stated that she was “looking forward to participating in the new” ICO.

4.Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg expressed interest in accepting Bitcoin for an upcoming album in 2013, before the currency had caught the public’s interest. Although it’s not known how many albums he ultimately sold, Snoop Dog was selling them at 0.3 BTC in 2013.

Based on bitcoin value today, he could possibly have earned over roughly $1,000 per album. The artists also made an appearance at an XRP Community Night crypto party

5. Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher is a strong advocate of Bitcoin and even has his own investment firm “A-Grade” in 2010, He has invested in UnikoinGold along with billionaire Mark Cuban.
The esports gambling startup responsible for the currency, Unikrn, marketed UnikoinGold as a currency to be used for betting on the likes of League of Legends, Dota 2, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

6.Mike Tyson

As well as investing in Bitcoin, Tyson has produced Bitcoin ATMs branded with his face tattoo.  He also came up with a Bitcoin Wallet in collaboration with Bitcoin Direct.

In 2015, Engadget reported that he had launched a Bitcoin ATM system, a virtual wallet operated using bitcoins.

7.Pitbull

Singer Pitbull says he started investing in bitcoins in 2012. In April 2018, Pitbull announced that, in conjunction with eMerge Americas, he would be launching Smackathon — a cryptocurrency to revolutionize payments in the music industry, according to a CNBC report.

8. Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi became brand ambassador for Israeli company Sirin Labs in late 2017.

Sirin Labs is producing the world’s first crypto smartphone and, according to what he said on  Instagram, he is backing it.

9. Madonna

The Queen of Pop teamed up with Facebook and Ripple last year for an online fundraiser to benefit her Raising Malawi foundation. Ripple matched each dollar donated to the campaign, with Madonna describing Ripple’s involvement as a “generous commitment” to her organization.

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10. Johnny Depp

Last autumn, the actor became a partner at blockchain startup TaTaTu. According to CCN, the platform rewards users in the form of tokens for interacting with content like films and games.

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