10 Celebrities Who Made Millions with NFTs
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are the hottest topics in the crypto space today, there has been news of groundbreaking sales trending all over.
Notably, celebrities have joined the NFT craze with wanton abandon, creating and selling digital collectibles to make money. In this article, we highlight 10 celebrities who have launched their NFTs and made thousands or even millions of dollars with them.
1. Jack Dorsey
The billionaire co-founder of Twitter is probably the reason why NFTs broke into the global scene.
Mr. Dorsey sold his first-ever to a Malaysia-based businessman at a fee of $2.9 million. The tweet, first published on March 21, 2006, read:
“just setting up my twttr.”
Dorsey donated the money received to a charity.
Popular music producer auctioned his latest album for a whopping $11.6 million through auction.
The top bidder received a custom song created by 3LAU, an NFT for each track on the album, unreleased music, and a physical copy on vinyl.
3. Snoop Dogg
The American rapper and entertainer is deep into NFTs and crypto.
Snoop Dogg recently sold 1000 NFT tickets to join him in a “Private Ethereum Metaverse Party.” The rapper has also bought NFTs worth millions.
Musician, artist, and ex-girlfriend of Elon Musk sold a collection of NFT art for about $6 million, with just one video selling for $389,000.
5. Paris Hilton
The self-proclaimed original influencer sold over a million dollars worth of NFT art in April 2021.
6. Ellen DeGeneres
The popular talk show host recently sold NFTs, generating hundreds of thousands of dollars that she donated to charity.
The American rapper launched his NFTs collections, which have since sold out.
8. Tony Hawk
The celebrity skateboarder sold an NFT on Draftkings in August 2021, and planning to launch more.
9. Mark Cuban
The billionaire owner of Dallas Mavericks and “Shark Tank” star sold an NFT of a motivational quote:
“Nobody ever changed the world by doing what everyone else was doing”.
10. The Kings of Leon
The American band sold an entirely new album, titled “When You See Yourself,” as an NFT.
These are just but a few examples of the NFTs giving opportunities to creators of unique digital assets can earn.
More importantly, you too can also easily launch and sell your NFTs. There are emerging platforms that make it easy for users to create and launch NFTs without any technical skills.
For example, ForkChain allows users to create their own NFTs, create a dedicated store to allow other NFT holders to acquire goods, and join its community to market their rare digital assets.
As a user, each item owned can have a unique identity that will be pegged to your account based on your ownership claim, hence allowing you to securely store your assets without fear of losing them through theft.
You also get the chance to monetize your NFT assets, give them value based on their scarcity, and trade them in multiple blockchain marketplaces in exchange for crypto or fiat.