Technology touches every aspect of our lives. Whether it’s how we manage our finances, access our groceries, get around town, or even watch movies—technology is at the center. While you may know your favorite celebrity for entertaining you in some way, whether it’s rapping your favorite song, shooting a three from half court, or starring in your favorite drama; this is not the only way the stars make their money. Several of your favorite celebrities have chosen to grow their fortunes exponentially by making smart investments in tech companies. Whether it’s companies like Lyft, Coinbase, or Noom—there are Black celebrities that saw the value in these companies and had the foresight that it would create change or facilitate the way we live.
Here are 10 celebrities that you didn’t know invested in tech. Find out which companies are helping these Black millionaires grow their fortunes while simultaneously making our world a better place.