50 Cent: Money Made Via Twitter

We are hearing reports that American rapper, 50 Cent has put around $8.7 million into his ‘piggy bank’ by using his Twitter account. You may be sitting there wondering how he managed it.

Well ‘Fiddy’ has been has been promoting a company that he has shares in on his Twitter page, the company’s name is H&H imports. Curtis Jackson aka 50 Cent saw the stocks rise 15, 25 and then 50 cents (pardon the pun but that’s the actual figure).

He Tweeted “You can double your money right now. Just get what you can afford,” this means that because H&H closed at 39 cents which was up by 29 cents, Curtis Jackson’s share of 30 million went up by $8.7 million. Why not follow 50 Cent on Twitter?

You can read on about the full figures over at nypost.com where Kaja Whitehouse has written an article, Whitehouse also goes into some other shares that the famous rapper has so be sure to have a read. You can also read more about the story over at Hollywood reporter.com.

If you are looking for other cool things that 50 cent has been involved in recently, then you should also check out 50’s ‘Sleek’ new range of wireless headphones that were displayed at CES 2011?

Are you impressed at how he made this money? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.