Sonam Kapoor Ahuja invests in a blockchain-based game


Sonam Kapoor Ahuja

Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja has invested in blockchain-based game MechaFightClub (MFC), she said on social media last week.

The company developing the game says Kapoor Ahuja’s experience, audience and expertise will help them bring MFC to India and the Indian diaspora, as well as making MFC the premier P2E experience in the UK. United and parts of North America.

“I grew up playing video games and love everything about them. The artistry, the storytelling, the creativity that goes into developing an exciting game today that also stands the test of the time have always intrigued me,” she said on Twitter.

“All of this drew me to MFC, and what’s more revolutionary is how MFC is taking the gaming industry into the next chapter of Web3.”

The play-to-earn game is launched by Irreverent Labs, a developer of artificially intelligent entertainment products. Players can buy and sell mechanical roosters in the game, which is inspired by the controversial street sport of cockfighting. Non-fungible tokens are used to verify that each chicken is unique.

The investment was part of a recent Series A funding round involving venture capital firms a16z and Solana Ventures, as well as Michael Ovitz, founder of talent management firm Creative Artists Agency.

“Sonam is one of the biggest movie stars on Earth, reaching audiences of over a billion with blockbusters like Sanju [at the time of its release, the eighth-most successful box-office release in Bollywood history] and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo [the sixth-most successful release in Bollywood history]said Irreverent Labs.

Kapoor Ahuja, 36, has a net worth of $13 million, according to estimates from Indian media websites. She and her husband, Anand Ahuja, own VegNonVeg, a multi-brand sneaker store with outlets in Mumbai and Delhi.

The star has her own fashion label, Rheson, which she launched in 2017 with her sister, Rhea.

Ahuja, a clothing and fashion entrepreneur, also owns the Bhane clothing brand.

The couple are said to share a house in London and own a bungalow in Delhi.

Robert Downey Jr's net worth is estimated at $300 million, largely due to his work in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  Getty/AFP

Robert Downey Jr.

Actor Robert Downey Jr’s FootPrint Coalition Ventures has invested in Motif FoodWorks, a Boston-based food tech company that also offers a line of plant-based foods.

Both companies will work to develop new forms of plant-based foods with the goal of moving beyond products that seek to replicate the taste of meat.

“If plant-based foods are going to have a real impact on sustainability, we need an approach that’s both delicious and nutritious,” Downey Jr. said. healthier, Motif is not only making a difference in today’s products, but also reinventing the future of tomorrow’s plant-based foods.

In the United States alone, retail sales of plant-based foods grew three times faster than total food sales to $7.4 billion last year, company data shows. commercial information Spins.

FootPrint Coalition invests in robotics and nanotechnology to help clean up the planet. It lists 16 investments on its website, including nuclear energy company Commonwealth Fusion Systems, mealworm protein producer Ÿnsect and bamboo toilet paper maker CloudPaper.

Downey Jr’s net worth is estimated at $300 million, largely due to his work in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

While he only earned $500,000 for the first Iron Man movie, he earned up to $80 million for his role in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Wealth tracking website Celebrity Net Worth puts his earnings from playing Iron Man in the various Marvel movies at $345.5 million.

Besides investments in FootPrint Coalition, Downey Jr, 57, reportedly owns at least three homes in the state of California.

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pink floyd

Progressive rock band Pink Floyd is reportedly in talks to sell its catalog of recorded music in what could be the biggest single-act catalog sale at around hundreds of millions of dollars, according to Bloomberg.

Among the companies competing for ownership of the rock classics collection are Warner Music Group and KKR-backed BMG.

Bidding topped the estimated $500 million Sony Music paid for Bruce Springsteen’s entire back catalog in December, the FinancialTimes reported.

The band has not publicly commented on the possible sale.

Warner gained control of the catalog when it bought the Parlophone Label Group from Universal Music Group in 2013. It paid £487m (about $765m at the time).

It’s unclear how current and former band members — or the estates of those who have died — will benefit from the sale.

Pink Floyd was formed in 1965 by Syd Barrett, Nick Mason, Roger Waters and Richard Wright. David Gilmour joined the group in 1967. Barrett left the group the following year. He died in 2006 and Wright in 2008.

Waters and drummer Mason are touring this year as solo artists.

The music rights market appears to be easing, but Pink Floyd’s solid body of work should show resilience.

The group has sold over 250 million records, including box sets and compilations. Its release in 1973, The Dark Side of the Moonhas sold 50 million copies and is the second best-selling album of all time after Michael Jackson’s. Polar.

Collectively, the band members have an estimated net worth of $800 million, mostly from music sales and touring income.

Waters is estimated to be the wealthiest, with a net worth of $310 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He is a big attraction on the tour circuit, with his The live visit to the wall 2010-2013 grossing $460 million from 220 performances, with 4.1 million tickets sold.

Along with pop star Shakira, he bought a $16 million island in the Bahamas to create a retreat for artists.

It is estimated that Gilmour and Mason each have a net worth of $180 million. Wright’s estate is valued at $70 million and Barrett’s at $5 million.

Dr. Mehmet Oz could become one of the wealthiest members of the US Senate if he wins the Pennsylvania Republican Senate primary.  Reuters

Mehmet Oz

Renowned heart surgeon Mehmet Oz has valued his assets between $104 million and $422 million. The tally could make him one of the wealthiest members of the U.S. Senate if he wins a hotly contested primary election to the Pennsylvania Republican Senate.

The figures were published by The Philadelphia Investigator. The wide range is due to the fact that the US Senate requires that each asset be valued within a certain dollar bracket. Dr. Oz’s assets include houses, stocks, and life insurance.

An important source of its income is The Dr Oz Showthe long-running syndicated television show that his company Oz Media is co-producing with Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Productions and Sony Pictures Television.

He filed earnings of $10 million in 2021. Most of it was his TV show salary and media company earnings. He ended the show this year to focus on his Senate run.

Oz owns at least $11.5 million in non-public stock in Asplundh, the tree-trimming business owned by his wife’s family, as well as at least $6 million in non-public stock in the Wawa retail chain and at least $5 million in non-public shares. stock in the travel agency Five Star Travel.

Additionally, he owns tens of millions of dollars in stocks, including stocks like Amazon, Alphabet, and Microsoft.

The filing lists a home in Palm Beach, Florida worth between $5 million and $25 million, two homes worth more than $1 million each in Cliffside Park, New Jersey, which overlook Manhattan, as well as a third property of similar value. in suburban Philadelphia.

He also has real estate interests in New York, Boston and a beef farm in Florida. Oz valued the cattle at between $250,000 and $500,000.

Oz, 61, has dual Turkish and American citizenship. In March, he said he would give up his Turkish nationality if elected.

Updated: May 23, 2022, 5:30 a.m.

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