Ashton Kutcher: You could say that Ashton Kutcher was one of the earliest celebrity adopters of the currency, because he has been talking about it since 2013. Kutcher was always a big fan of the virtual coins since he heard about them and has encouraged others to begin using them as well.
Nas: This rapper has endorsed the virtual currency for its self-regulation that doesn’t depend on the government. He has never been one to trust governments, so Bitcoin presents a logical solution for anyone who has a similar sentiment.
Julian Assange: Assange is the creator of Wikileaks. In his opinion, the balances and incentives for the creation and use of Bitcoin are developed properly, something that will help the currency to grow in popularity.
Bill Gates: The founder of Microsoft has always been a fan of disruptive and innovative technologies. Bitcoins have been marked as another such technology that he supports.
Ben Bernanke: It might be surprising to learn that the former Chairman of the US Federal Reserve would support a decentralized virtual currency, but Bernanke is a vocal fan of Bitcoin and has expressed his support for virtual currencies, if they make payments easier and quicker.
Al Gore: Al Gore has stated that he likes the fact bitcoins replace the need for government regulation by using a complex algorithm instead.
Richard Branson: This British investor is up for anything that will help him to earn more money from his array of companies. He said during an interview that, if people wanted to go to space, it would be better for them to pay for a space ship ride with bitcoins, rather than investing in a rival to his Virgin Galactic company.
Peter Thiel: Even the co-found of Paypal has a highly positive feeling about Bitcoins. He believes they have the power to change the world, as well as the very way money is used.
Drew Carey: Actor and comedian Drew Carey tweeted about bitcoin last year, gently encouraging wider bitcoin adoption at least in the food and beverage industry. "Just tried to buy breakfast with bitcoins. Refused. #whenwilltheworldcatchuptomyhipness?"
Dmitry Medvedev: Dmitry Medvedev has been the Russian Prime Minister since 8 May 2012. The Russian Prime Minister is considered the second highest position in the government, after the President.
Lawrence Summers: An economist who is President Emeritus and Charles W. Eliot University Professor of Harvard University.
Dr. Patrick Byrne: Holds a Masters from Cambridge in Mathematical Logic and a PhD from Stanford in Philosophy. He is an investigative financial journalist, entrepreneur, e-commerce pioneer, CEO and chairman of publicly traded Overstock.
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss: For the longest time, it looked like the Winklevoss twins fate in life was to be known for losing out to Mark Zuckerberg for control of Facebook. But their successful second act (aside from those weird pistachio ads) as bitcoin entrepreneurs mean Cameron and Tyler are now most likely to remembered as cryptocurrency pioneers —and very wealthy ones at that.
Barry Silbert: Barry Silbert is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and founder of Digital Currency Group. The company's mission is to accelerate the development of the global financial system, and it accomplishes this mission by building and supporting bitcoin and blockchain companies.