The players in cyrptocurrency do not shy away from borrowing ambassadors belonging to the world of sports, media or glamour. However, celebrities have made a lot more than just ‘influencer royalties’ in cryptocurrency. So we have for you a star studded list to get your cryptolust going.
The list varies from plain endorsers to crypto enthusiasts tracking crypto news since its early inception. Football and cryptocurrency play footsie every now and then, but the list is just not limited to sportsmen and athletes. Celebrities such as Paris Hilton, a scandalous socialite, Dj Khaled, The Kardashians and Mel B, a former spice girl too have shown avid interest in the gamble of cryptoluck.
Former Spice Girl and X Factor judge Mel B loves sharing the spot light with things that make her look great. Not a lot has changed about her, she loved making statements then and she loves making statements now. She was quick to recognize the potential of cryptocurrency, becoming the first musician to accept Bitcoin as payment for her music in 2013.
“Bitcoin unites my fans around the world using one currency,” she said back then. By accepting the payment to be made in Bitcoin she made crypto feel right at a time when it was too soon to tell.
Other artists followed suit, ending up in makingit rain in crypto bucks throughout their careers.
No Strings Attached and Two and a Half Men star Ashton Kutcher is an age old fan of cryptocurrency. His interest is old to make him a classic figure in the crypto world. He promoted Ethereum in its younger days. He tweeted about four years ago:
— ashton kutcher (@aplusk) May 12, 2014
The actor is an investor in BitBay cryptocurrency exchange himself. His tech investment firm – Sound Ventures (highly popular among tech geeks), is currently backing Unikrn, a relatively successful blockchain-based eSports prediction outcome platform.
Who knows he could be making the next roulette or disrupting how we see jackpots today, laying down in his holiday mansion with Mila Kunis. At least, for 18M of his fans on Facebook, 2,5M followers on Instagram and 19M on Twitter the crypto game is on!
Boxing legend Mike Tyson partnered with Bitcoin Direct to introduce Bitcoin ATM, this is when he made major sums in campaigning and by becoming a means to sell the coins.
The Bitcoin ATM was marketed as a financial system that makes transactions “in less time than Tyson did a knock out’’ accompanied by a digital wallet for iOS and Android. When launching the ATM line, he said he was grateful to be part of the bitcoin revolution.
That was in 2015, when Bitcoin was dirt cheap compared to the current price. It is the early movers even among celebrities that really set great trends. Perhaps the millions of Mike’s followers on social media took the hint and bought a few coins each, because it does mean big returns based on the current highs of the currency.
Football superstar Lionel Messi has become a global brand ambassador for Sirin Labs. Sirin Labs is the developer of the blockchain-based secure smartphone and all-in-one PC. Lionel Messi is responsible for spreading big time awareness on the subject of crypto money.
Leo Messi is one of the most influential and popular people in the world. The man is not only a great football player and influencer but also a sound pro-tech investor.
After he wrote on Facebook and Instagram that he was excited about blockchain, the number of people aware of the technology increased dramatically that is more than 90 Million people on Facebook and Instagram.
Best Striker? Best striker in the world! Plays FC Barcelona and Uruguay’s national football team, it appears however that striking is not enough to rock his boat. He now makes a great deal of money from match prediction networks based on the Ethereum blockchain.
He invited 25M of his followers on Instagram to join him in signing up to the Ethereum-based prediction market platform Stox and making their predictions for the US Open, one of the biggest tournament. Fair gamble?
Among others are Floyd Mayweather- the boxing champion 13M on Facebook, 19M on Instagram and 8M on Twitter.
Lothar Matthaus – a football manager and one of the most successful German players of all time, played in 5 FIFA World Cups and led the West Germany team to victory in the 1990 World Cup. Safe to say that awesome foresight led him here? Keep you crypto loving ears out for more!