What Top Celebrities Use VoIP

By Neil Zawacki
Updated: September 15, 2011

Tech-savvy individuals and business professionals aren’t the only people that use VoIP. Many top celebrities have been known to use the internet to make phone calls and send messages to their fans. Some notable examples include:

Oprah Winfrey – The TV talk show host has used Skype to conduct video chats with people in locations like the North Pole, a Virgin America flight and a submarine.

Ashton Kutcher – The famed actor regularly uses VoIP and is the creative director for Ooma, a Silicon Valley-based startup that lets people make phone calls over the internet to anywhere in the United States for a flat fee.

Carmelo Anthony – The NBA all star reportedly used Skype to talk with his son on a regular basis while he was playing on the United States basketball team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Olivia Newton-John – The 80’s pop singer missed a scheduled appearance at the Sundance Film Festival, and thus took the time to speak to her fans through Skype.

Jenna Fischer – Vontoo Voice Marketing has confirmed that the star of “The Office” has sent recorded phone calls through VoIP.

Other celebrities who have been known to use VoIP include Larry Bird, Paris Hilton, Brooke Shields, Matthew McConaughey, Seth MacFarlane, Penelope Cruz, Bill Gates, Matt Ryan, Dierks Bentley, and Rudy Gay.

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