Top 10 Celebrities Who Own Bitcoin

Published August 17th, 2021 - 11:03 GMT

When Bitcoin was first introduced, few people believed it would become what it is today. It was more popular among programming gurus making them today’s millionaires as it exceeded the 60,000 USD. Nevertheless, some celebrities found it cool and invested in it and it was no doubt a worthy investment. 

Here is a list of top 10 celebrities who own Bitcoin:

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1. Elon Musk

1. Elon Musk: the Technoking of Tesla is likely the Bitcoin community’s most influential individual despite constantly poking fun at crypto on Twitter But at the same time, he is the most influential person in the cryptocurrency world. In January 2021, all hell broke loose after he added “#Bitcoin” to his Twitter bio, causing BTC’s price to spike by 25% also he announced that his company made a purchase of $1.5 billion in BTC, which represents 7.7% of Tesla's total cash position and approximately 15% of its net cash position.

2. Jack Dorsey

2. Jack Dorsey: the CEO of Twitter and Square , His love for BTC dates back to 2017 when he started advocating for the king coin. Dorsey was unfazed, calling Bitcoin the future world currency, despite the digital currency being at its lowest point in several years. In March 2019, Dorsey returned to spending several thousand dollars each week to buy bitcoin, and in October 2020, Square bought 4,709 bitcoins under his supervision.

3. Mike Tyson

3. Mike Tyson: The famous former boxer and social media star Mike Tyson saw the potential in Bitcoin earlier than most celebrities. He was proud to be part of the digital revolution, partnering with Bitcoin ATM manufacturers, a move that saw BTC ATMs bear tattoos of his face. Not forgetting to mention that “Iron Mike” teamed up with Bitcoin Direct to launch a BTC mobile wallet.

4. Maisie Williams

4. Maisie Williams: The Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams got on the Bitcoin train in November 2020 after she asked her Twitter followers for advice on buying bitcoin. Although the majority of responses were advising her not to, but she did it anyway.

5.Mark Cuban

5. Mark Cuban: Shark Tank star and Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban, whose net worth is estimated at $4.2 billion has an ambivalent love-hate relationship with bitcoin. At one point advising people to invest at least 10% of their wallet in Bitcoin, then later admitting that he preferred bananas over this currency. In April 2020, he revealed his bitcoin holdings, which were valued at a paltry $130 (now worth around $635). However, Cuban later clarified that he has held many other cryptos since the early days of Coinbase.

6.Snoop Dogg

6. Snoop Dogg: Snoop's experience with bitcoin began during the early days of bitcoin in 2012. He made his music available for purchase with BTC. Each poster album had a price of 0.3 BTC, which is roughly $14,000 at the current bitcoin price. So far he didn't mention how many albums he has sold and it is not known how much BTC he owns.

7. Steven Seagal

7. Steven Seagal: Actor and teacher of aikido martial arts has been a popular face in the cryptocurrency world, but his actual Bitcoin holdings are unknown. In 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission indicted him for "unlawfully touting" a BTC competitor, and the martial arts star agreed to pay a $314,000 fine.

8. Kanye West

8. Kanye West: Kanye West voiced his support for the most popular cryptocurrency, stating that bitcoin "is America's true liberation." However, it is not yet clear how much bitcoin the American rapper owns.

9. Floyd Mayweather Jr.

9. Floyd Mayweather Jr.: The famous professional boxer is among the top celebrities who own bitcoin. In 2017, he tweeted that he was in Beverly Hills spending his bitcoin wealth. In 2018, he was fined by the SEC, alongside DJ Khaled, for promoting an illegal initial coin offering (ICO).

10. Richard Branson

10. Richard Branson: is a British businessman and founder of the Virgin Group. In 2014, Branson joined a $30 million funding round from BitPay, a Bitcoin payment processing platform. Although he did not announce his position or how much BTC he owns, he did state that he is aware of the “potential benefits of real Bitcoin developments.”

1. Elon Musk
2. Jack Dorsey
3. Mike Tyson
4. Maisie Williams
5.Mark Cuban
6.Snoop Dogg
7. Steven Seagal
8. Kanye West
9. Floyd Mayweather Jr.
10. Richard Branson
1. Elon Musk
1. Elon Musk: the Technoking of Tesla is likely the Bitcoin community’s most influential individual despite constantly poking fun at crypto on Twitter But at the same time, he is the most influential person in the cryptocurrency world. In January 2021, all hell broke loose after he added “#Bitcoin” to his Twitter bio, causing BTC’s price to spike by 25% also he announced that his company made a purchase of $1.5 billion in BTC, which represents 7.7% of Tesla's total cash position and approximately 15% of its net cash position.
2. Jack Dorsey
2. Jack Dorsey: the CEO of Twitter and Square , His love for BTC dates back to 2017 when he started advocating for the king coin. Dorsey was unfazed, calling Bitcoin the future world currency, despite the digital currency being at its lowest point in several years. In March 2019, Dorsey returned to spending several thousand dollars each week to buy bitcoin, and in October 2020, Square bought 4,709 bitcoins under his supervision.
3. Mike Tyson
3. Mike Tyson: The famous former boxer and social media star Mike Tyson saw the potential in Bitcoin earlier than most celebrities. He was proud to be part of the digital revolution, partnering with Bitcoin ATM manufacturers, a move that saw BTC ATMs bear tattoos of his face. Not forgetting to mention that “Iron Mike” teamed up with Bitcoin Direct to launch a BTC mobile wallet.
4. Maisie Williams
4. Maisie Williams: The Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams got on the Bitcoin train in November 2020 after she asked her Twitter followers for advice on buying bitcoin. Although the majority of responses were advising her not to, but she did it anyway.
5.Mark Cuban
5. Mark Cuban: Shark Tank star and Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban, whose net worth is estimated at $4.2 billion has an ambivalent love-hate relationship with bitcoin. At one point advising people to invest at least 10% of their wallet in Bitcoin, then later admitting that he preferred bananas over this currency. In April 2020, he revealed his bitcoin holdings, which were valued at a paltry $130 (now worth around $635). However, Cuban later clarified that he has held many other cryptos since the early days of Coinbase.
6.Snoop Dogg
6. Snoop Dogg: Snoop's experience with bitcoin began during the early days of bitcoin in 2012. He made his music available for purchase with BTC. Each poster album had a price of 0.3 BTC, which is roughly $14,000 at the current bitcoin price. So far he didn't mention how many albums he has sold and it is not known how much BTC he owns.
7. Steven Seagal
7. Steven Seagal: Actor and teacher of aikido martial arts has been a popular face in the cryptocurrency world, but his actual Bitcoin holdings are unknown. In 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission indicted him for "unlawfully touting" a BTC competitor, and the martial arts star agreed to pay a $314,000 fine.
8. Kanye West
8. Kanye West: Kanye West voiced his support for the most popular cryptocurrency, stating that bitcoin "is America's true liberation." However, it is not yet clear how much bitcoin the American rapper owns.
9. Floyd Mayweather Jr.
9. Floyd Mayweather Jr.: The famous professional boxer is among the top celebrities who own bitcoin. In 2017, he tweeted that he was in Beverly Hills spending his bitcoin wealth. In 2018, he was fined by the SEC, alongside DJ Khaled, for promoting an illegal initial coin offering (ICO).
10. Richard Branson
10. Richard Branson: is a British businessman and founder of the Virgin Group. In 2014, Branson joined a $30 million funding round from BitPay, a Bitcoin payment processing platform. Although he did not announce his position or how much BTC he owns, he did state that he is aware of the “potential benefits of real Bitcoin developments.”