All About Celebrity NFT Owners
Numerous celebrities have slipped into the non-fungible token universe in the last year. These stars are hopping on the NFT bandwagon to become members of an exclusive community, collectors of rare art, or pursue a new revenue source. The association of celebrities with NFT has helped faster adoption of this emerging technology. This article gives an account of the top notable celebs who possess non-fungible tokens and celebrity NFT drops.
Celebrity NFT Owners- Celebrities that Support NFTs
Many celebrities are now proud owners of NFTs. Have a look at the leading celeb non-fungible token collectors as of 2022:
Timbaland – Bored Ape Yacht Club:
He is a multi-faceted Grammy-winning American music producer, rapper, and songwriter who bought Bored Ape #590 in order to join the ultra-exclusive Bored Ape Yacht Club. This ape token has 5 prominent features and wears dark brown sunglasses along with a golden chain and a cardigan. He bought the ape for 74.69 ETH.
Reese Witherspoon – World of Women:
World of Women is one of the rare collections representing women in the otherwise male-dominated NFT space. The WoW project has garnered a loyal celebrity following which includes Reese Witherspoon, the actress who bought World of Women No. 8072 at 2.8 ETH. Through her firm Hello Sunshine, the actress declared her upcoming collaboration with the WoW team.
Marshmello – KaijuKing:
Marshmello, a well-known DJ and music producer (electronic), with an extensive collection of expensive non-fungible tokens. The producer owns KaijuKing non-fungible token that values at over USD 1 million. Moreover, the artist has a collection of 3333 tokens, wherein one of the KaijuKing tokens is valued at USD 17000 as of now.
Pranksy – Doodles:
Pranksy, the anonymous NFT whale, who, even though unknown, has a magnificent collection of non-fungible tokens. Their extraordinary purchases have exalted them to superstar status in the non-fungible token space. As per online non-fungible tokens forums, Pranksy’s NFT portfolio has an impressive collection of tokens. It is said that they possess 35,000 non-fungible tokens as of now.
LilBaby – Bored Ape Yacht Club:
LilBaby has entered the world of NFTs, following in the footsteps of other rappers such as Snoop Dogg and Jay-Z. The American rapper has nearly 19 million Instagram followers and approximately 26 million Spotify streams per month. The rapper was catapulted to celeb status after he mutated a Bored Ape (#129). The actual Bored Ape cost him 37.99 ETH or $170,000.
Heidi Klum – CryptoPunks:
Heidi Klum is a supermodel, television host, and producer well known for the television talent show America’s Got Talent and Project Runway. In the last month of 2021, the actress bought CryptoPunk #3653 for 80 ETH. She also has eight other non-fungible tokens in her arsenal.
Justin Bieber – Alien Frens:
Justin Bieber, one of the prominent celebrities on the planet, is one more non-fungible token investor. He shook up the non-fungible token world by buying an Alien Frens non-fungible token immediately after spending 500 ETH on a Bored Ape. he bought the Alien Frens NFT for 2 ETH. When word got out about his NFT purchases, the Alien Frens floor price skyrocketed to 3 ETH.
Steve Aoki – Clone X:
Steve Aoki is another multitalented celeb known for his “experiential” live performances. He is DJ, record producer, and musician. In the last month of 2021, Steve paid 13.95 ETH for his first Clone X non-fungible token. The Clone non-fungible token (#2004) is a part of twenty thousand Clone X tokens. There are numerous attributes that mark this token such as an octopus cap, a graphic black t-shirt, a black respirator mask, purple eyes, and a happy sticker on the forehead.
Madonna – Bored Ape Yacht Club:
Madonna bought her first ape on March 14, 2022. She paid more than $500,000 for her Bored Ape #4988, which cost her 180 ETH. Madonna’s Twitter profile picture has been changed to Bored Ape #4988. Her NFT is distinguished by funny clothing, blue eyes, and pink fur.
Logan Paul – VeeFriends:
Logan Paul is a popular YouTuber with over 23 million followers on social media. He has spent almost $3 million on non-fungible tokens. Logan invested 90 ETH in the VeeFriends NFT ‘Thoughtful Three Horned Harpik.’ The YouTuber has a large collection of NFTs from popular projects such as BAYC, CryptoPunks, WoW, 0N1 Force, and MoonCats.
Celebrity NFT Drops
American rapper Snoop Dogg (born Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.) is the first name that pops in your head when you think of NFT. He released “A Journey with the Dogg,” a non-fungible token collection that comprised his childhood memories, an original composition called “NFT,” NFT-inspired artwork, and “Snoop Dogge Coins.” The collection consisted of eight pieces and was auctioned on the Crypto.com marketplace. He earned approximately $100,000 for just one of the items sold within 48 hours of the launch.
Socialite Paris Hilton, the heir to the Hilton fortune, has been a vocal supporter of non-fungible tokens. She debuted her first-ever non-fungible token with SuperPlastic and has been in the NFT universe since then. One of her non-fungible token, Crypto Queen was sold at USD 1.1 million.
Lindsay Lohan apparently sold her token on Rarible in 2021 for $50,000. Furthermore, her “Lullaby” was converted into a non-fungible token and released on the Fansforever site. Lohan also has another NFT collection called Furry NFT, which depicts her as a furry dog or wolf persona. The collection was minted in early October 2021.
Grimes, a musician, has auctioned virtual artwork worth more than USD 6 million. She was one of the first famous people to profit from non-fungible tokens. Furthermore, her WarNymph collection, which comprised ten pieces, cemented her as one of the most notable non-fungible token designers.
Shawn Mendes partnered with Genies on a non-fungible token-based album called ‘Wonder.’ The artist put up digital wearables for auction including a vest, guitar, earrings, and necklaces. The sale was very quick and successful wherein he sold approximately $1 million in digital items in 10 minutes.
Eminem, the famous rapper and record producer sold non-fungible tokens and earned USD 1.8 million on Nifty Gateway. His non-fungible token collection comprises of original music tracks, Eminem video characters, and virtual action figures.
Supermodel Emily Ratajkowski entered into the non-fungible token world with “Buying Myself Back: A Model for Redistribution” collection. The NFT features the model posing in front of her portrait that artist Richard Prince appropriated. Creating the NFT was a way for the model to reclaim ownership of her image. It was sold at a Christie’s auction for $140,000.
In December 2021, skateboarder Tony Hawk launched his “Last Trick” NFT project, which contained 16,600 animated NFTs of Hawk’s most memorable feats. Hawks NFTs have received severe criticism from fans who have expressed their displeasure that he was hopping on the ‘NFT bandwagon.’
Rapper ASAP Rocky first appeared on the NFT scene with a collection accessible through Nifty Gateway. The project included a snippet of an unreleased track called Sandman. The Harlem rapper recently founded Rocky Gateway, a personalized marketplace where each artwork by the artist is sold for $50,000.
The Wombats, a UK indie band, introduced a ‘one of a kind, carbon-negative NFT fan experience.’ With the help of Kollectiff, the band will meet their fans in the metaverse for the first time. The program will include a metaverse-ready avatar and concert, live acoustic performances, special access to AMAs, previously unseen B-Sides, VIP tickets, rare artifacts, and other perks. The Wombats plan to release 3,000 metaverse-ready NFTs. This drop will be totally carbon negative, meaning that all carbon emissions produced from minting will be offset twenty times.
Countless celebrities are now becoming NFT owners or creators. Despite criticism from certain sections, many have enjoyed good to moderate success. We will likely see more celebrity involvement in the non-fungible token market in the future.
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