Investing the millions of dollars celebs make from their fifteen minutes in the limelight makes a lot of sense. For some, their status can help push the company they invest to greater heights. Others are looking for safe investments for their cash. Many Hollywood actors have their own production companies, but that's not the sort of investment we're interested in here. We're going to shine a light on the companies you've heard of that you didn't know had celebrity connections.
Did you know Snoop Dog is an owner of Reddit? The rapper has been a part-owner of the popular website since 2014. The site's co-founders, Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian must have been massively excited about the prospect of having a celebrity endorsement just nine years after starting the website. He was part of an investment group who put $50 million into the site.
Sauza 901 Tequila
Justin Timberlake is the famous face behind this brand. Whether you know the multitalented star as a musician or a Hollywood actor, he's also the face of Sauza 901 tequila and one of its investors. He first got into the business in 2009, but it wasn't until 2014 that he sunk his cash into Sauza 901.
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