Celebrities, whether they are sports personalities, actors, musicians, singers, politicians or others, would always like to find out ways and means by which they can multiply their wealth. Actors, singers and other such artists in particular know that they have limited shelf life and therefore they would like to make the best out of the time which they have available with them. Many of them are smart and prudent when it comes to managing money and they certainly know that investing in stocks and shares is a great way to duplicate money and create big wealth over a period of time.
There are many modern day technologies and tools available which could help them to make big money on their own even without taking the help and support of others. If we look around and so some searching you will be able to come out with quite a few celebrity names who have made big money by investing in stocks and shares. Here is a list of few mega stock investors.
According to financial experts and also based on feedback from reputed service providers like CMC Markets, Ashton Kutcher could be rated as one of the most successful celebrity investors. After having made a big impact in That 70’s Show, Kutcher made his presence strongly in the private equity market and believed in staying invested in some A-class stocks and shares. He is known to have invested in some big names and could be holding a decent number of shares in corporations like Skype, Airbnb, FourSquare and a host of other such well known names. It is likely that over the next few years, his investments in some 40-odd companies will start bearing fruit and he could be richer by a few million dollars. It is also quite possible that he could have amassed a huge wealth and his earnings from his core competency area could perhaps be only complementary in nature.
There is no doubt that when one talks about comedy of the best class, the name of Will Ferrell always comes to our mind. Whether these are his roles in Elf, Saturday Night Live, or Anchorman, he has been able to win the love and affection of thousands of his fans across the world. Though he may not be an investor in the typical sense of the term, he has created a website that is devoted to comedy. Known as Funny Or Die, the site has become quite a big hit apart from winning an Emmy. Though the site is not for sale, it certainly is a great investment avenue for Ferrell. It is estimated that the site could be valued anything between $150 and 300 million dollars and it could turn out to be a great money spinner for him in the years to come.
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Magic Johnson is an iconic figure as far as basketball and NBC player. Ever since he quit playing the game, he has done a lot of things. He has been a good advisor to his teammates. He also started a company known as Magic Johnson Enterprises. It is a conglomerate of sorts which consists of some big restaurants, health clubs and theaters. He also has a big stake in real estate business and also has a reasonably strong stake in Sodexo which is French Corporation. Additionally, he also has heavily invested in some major life insurance companies and also owns a few sports team which could run into a few million dollars. It would be pertinent to mention here that while profit is a driving factor, Johnson is also keen on building communities. He took this objective forward when he partnered with Starbucks and opened coffee shops in some new areas. It helped create jobs and earning opportunities in many not-so-rich neighborhoods.
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Bono is a lead singer in the Irish Music Group known as U2. Apart from being reasonably successful in his music career, he also is an active player in the private equity business. He is the founder of Elevation Partners and being the co owner, his assets could be worth around $2 billion dollars. He also is the co-owner of The Clarence which is a 50-room high quality hotel in Dublin.
The above are just a few names; if we look around we will be able to come across dozens of celebrities, including some women who have made it big in the investment arena.
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