The current President of Real Madrid Football Club is said to have bought Bitcoin. This is the rumour that has been circling about...
The well known Chilean journalist, TV host and animator has been subject to rumours that he “recovered from bankruptcy thanks to Bitcoin”. These rumours were spread across Social Media through a spate of ads promoting various platforms.
With Bitcoin being a profitable trading instrument, many new investors are looking towards the market as a possible investment. Some of these people are celebrities and well known people. They look to put their fortune into Bitcoin in the hopes of producing an above average return on its investment.
But is Cristián Sánchez one of these people? Or has he been a victim of scammers using his face as clickbait? Let’s investigate.
Who is Cristián Sánchez?
Cristián Arturo Sánchez Barceló was born on 29 May 1972 in Chile. He is the son of two journalists who shaped him and his career. He started his career in journalism by studying journalism at Gabriela Mistral University.
His first job was as a court information journalist and open screen presenter at Mega in 1997. In 2006 he joined the Red Carpet team, where in 2007 he would be doubled with Diana Bolocco.
From that point his career went from strength to strength taking over as the anchor of SQP in 2015. He is also one the owner of the production company Circo and will be an executive of the series “Of Solita Road”.
Cristián Sánchez has had roles in many movies including Lokas, Stefan vs Kramer and Damn Love. He has also done some advertising work including a campaign to stop gender based violence.
Did Cristián Sánchez Endorse Bitcoin?
The actor has come out publicly and on Social Media stating that these rumors and adverts are false. There are some scammers using his face and reputation to lure users in.
It is vital to do your research before investing with a new platform. Check up on their claims, read online and user reviews, and check their registration and regulation status to ensure you are using a legit and reputable platform.
Who Accepts Bitcoin as Payment in 2021?
A survey conducted in 2020 by HSB showed that 36% of small-medium businesses in the US are now accepting Bitcoin. This shows how the market is evolving to use these new revolutionary digital currencies. These businesses include Wikipedia, Microsoft and AT&T. It is also reported that Burger King Venezuela has partnered with Cryptobuyer to accept cryptocurrency as a mode of payment. Customers have the option to pay in Bitcoin, Dash, Litecoin and Ethereum. There have also been reports of several Subway branches who accept Bitcoin as payment for their sandwiches. PayPal is now allowing its users to accept and hold Bitcoin. The world-renowned auto-maker company, Tesla, recently announced that it bought $1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin and will soon allow its customers to pay for its electric vehicles with Bitcoin soon.
With many more companies starting to accept Bitcoin, we expect this number to continue to rise in the months and years to come.