FX.co ★ 6 celebrity investors and their portfolios
6 celebrity investors and their portfolios
Leonardo Di Caprio
Leonardo Di Caprio is a known eco-activist. The American actor is a UN representative on climate change. He prefers to invest into companies with high ESG (Environmental, Social, & Governance) scores. Among stocks in his portfolio are the Swedish electric car manufacturer Polestar, a New Zealand-American eco-friendly shoe company Allbirds, US plant-based meat substitute manufacturer Beyond Meat, US recycling software developer Rubicon, and others.
David Beckham is another supporter of the electric vehicle industry. In 2021, he acquired a 10% stake in Lunaz, a UK company that specializes in converting classic cars with internal combustion engines into electric cars. Beckham also owns a minority stake in Guild Esports. The football player is the president of the Inter Miami football club in the US Major League Soccer. The club is owned by his investment group, Miami Beckham United.
In 2021, Rihanna became the richest female musician in the world. Her fortune is valued at $1.7 billion. The US pop singer’s cosmetics brand Fenty Beauty, which produces beauty products for people with various skin colors, brought her $1.4 billion. Rihanna owns a 50% stake in the brand, the other half is owned by the French luxury goods giant LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton. She is also a founder and stakeholder of Savage x Fenty lingerie brand.
LeBron James became the first NBA player to earn $1 billion during his career last year. However, the star player of the Los Angeles Lakers has other profitable investments as well. LeBron James is a co-owner of Fenway Sports Group, which owns Major League Baseball’s Boston Red Sox club, as well as Liverpool FC in the English Premier League. The basketball star holds an $80 million stake in the football club. Among other investments in his portfolio is a 10% stake in Blaze Pizza fast food chain worth $40 million. James also owns 19 Blaze Pizza franchises across the US.
The Swiss tennis star has made several investments in local companies. In 2019, Federer became a shareholder in Swiss shoe company On Running - he owns a 3% stake in the company. On Running is currently valued at $11 billion. Furthermore, the tennis star has shares in Credit Suisse bank in his portfolio.
US actor Mark Wahlberg, who is known to be a big fan of sports and fitness, invested $450 million into the Australian fitness club franchise F45 Training in 2019. Wahlberg also owns a stake in the mixed martial arts company UFC. The total value of the actor’s assets is estimated at $45 million.