Back in 2014, a guy named Kevin McCoy created the world’s first-ever NFT art known as Quantum on the digital image blockchain and since then NFT has gone boom straight up in the market. Not only creators have been indulged in it and making money.
But also the collectors have gained very much reputation in the NFT market. Celebrities have also involved themselves in this digital art world and making billions of dollars.
Believe it or not, NFT is considered one of the great investments in the 21st century and that’s why many celebrities have bought the most expensive NFTs in the world.
From buying the first NFT till now, many celebrities have had to build a strong portfolio that had a huge impact on the NFT market.
And that’s what we are going to do, looking into the top 5 most valuable celebrity NFT portfolios in the current timeline.
Top 5 Most Valuable Celebrity NFT Portfolios
1. Yun Songa
Korean famous actress Yun Songa brought everyone’s attention to her when she sold her NFT paintings for more than US$84,000 during the NFT Busan 2021 auction. The originals, Camel and the Moon and Camel and the Sun.
2. Ha Jung-woo
In the second place, is another Korean star, and my God, they have taken over the NFT market. Ha Jung-woo who appeared in Along with the Gods (2107), also an artist who managed to hold his solo exhibition in 2010, sold an NFT piece called Marti Palace Hotel for US$47,600 last August at auction.
He also sold his other pieces, which comprised hundreds of hundreds and summed up around US$134,000 in total. That’s what he made out of these NFTs.
3. Serena Williams
Serena Williams, the tennis star also joined the NFT world and bought one of the most expensive NFTs in the world. Just like she conquered the court, decided to go with digital art and she did it.
She right now owns Cryptopunk #2950, which was actually a gift from her husband along with other precious NFTs.
With that, she was later named one of the top investors in the world of NFTs.
As per the Richest reports, Williams holds US$528,000 worth of NFTs and has also joined the board of European football NFT Company Sorare as its official adviser.
Singer, songwriter & rapper Jay-Z is known for his insane investments and he’s going into the NFT world as well. As per Richest, “he has a total investment of US$711,000 in NFTs, with a wide-ranging portfolio including Cryptopunk #6095, and a portrait and trainers from the RTFKT Cryptopunks Project.”
Last year, he auctioned one of his digital arts to commemorate his original debut studio album “Reasonable Doubt” by Derrick Adams. He sold for US$139,000 at Sotheby’s.
Mike Winkelmann known to the world as Beeple is a digital artist who has made major NFTs and created more hype. According to the reports of Richest, “he has over US$763,000 worth of NFT holdings and made headlines when he sold Everydays: The First 5000 Days collection for US$69 million at a Christie’s auction last year.”
Not only that, but he has also invested more than US$400 million in various artists on the Rarible platform.
These portfolios are undoubtedly insane in every manner, the owners don’t only own exclusive NFTs, but are also invested in various NFT projects as well.
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