From Brady To Shaq, Here Are The Celebrities Who Lost Big On The FTX Implosion

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At a glance

  • Among other aggressive marketing efforts, FTX had solicited a number of professional athletes to participate in advertisements featuring the exchange platform.
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bündchen were once brand ambassadors with the company and held equity stakes, according to a report from FTX.
  • Golden State Warriors player Steph Curry was also made an ambassador for the company and given shares, according to a report from MarketWatch.

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