NFTs have become a crazy phenomenon ever since they came into provenance. The idea of owning a digital asset is gaining traction and has already reached the level where some of these Non-Fungible Tokens are trading for millions of USD. Businessmen and women have already created businesses around NFT blockchains. While the general public might be two ways about whether to invest or not, celebrities are promoting and buying NFTs and even launching their own.
Here is a list of Top Celebrity NFT owners.
1. Paris Hilton
Famous socialite, trendsetter, DJ, and part of the prestigious Hilton family, Paris has always been a media sensation, from making fashion statements at parties and events to getting into controversies to building her empire, Paris is doing it all. Since she loves to get into new trends, she is highly invested in Crypto and NFTs, as she has created three unique ones in collaboration with designer Blake Kathryn titled, “Humminbird in my Metaverse”, “Legend of Love”, and “Iconic Crypto Queen”. She also has pets named “Crypto Hilton” and “Ether Reum” which are an ode to her NFTs obsession. Hilton who loves to dwell in new forms of media is surely making waves by promoting and investing in NFTs.
2. Calvin Cordozar Broadus aka Snoop Dogg
One of the greatest rappers of all time, the OG, snoop doggy Dogg is a celebrated musician, making incredible music since the early 90s spanning a career of more than two decades. Always in the public eye and a smart guy all around. Snoop is very active on his Instagram handle and constantly shares reels and videos on vast genres. He has started taking an interest in NFTs as well. In early 2021, Snoop announced his NFT collection titled, “A Journey with the Dogg”. Eight pieces were available with original tracks, “NFT”, and “Snoop Dog Coins”. “Diamond Joint”, the rapper stated that his art is connected to the life of a ‘young snoop’. He sold a single piece for over 100 thousand USD and others in 48 hours.
3. Steven Hiroyuki Aoki aka Steve Aoki
A famed DJ, Steve Aoki is one of the highest-grossing electronic music artists. He is also famous because of his flawless long hair, which has become his look. Steve strongly believes in NFTs and is betting big on its future. He partnered with creative director and 3D artist Antonio Tudisco and created the “Dream Catcher”, which also had physical copies and generated more than 4.9 million USD.
4. Ellen Degeneres
One of the greatest talk show hosts, Ellen Degeneres is famed for being generous, kind, funny, and an all-around great personality. Her show has gained immense popularity on TV and YouTube as well and spans more than two decades Currently the last season of filming Ellen did a funny explanation on NFTs which he auctioned off and generated 31 thousand USD for charity. Her promotion of NFTs is enough traction for people to invest.
5. Shawn Mendes
Another extremely famous musician on the list is Shawn Mendes. At just 23 Shawn is one of the most successful singers of the modern era and commands a fanbase of die-hard fans. He got into NFTs with a collaboration with Genies to sell unique wearables and put them up on Opensea, the biggest marketplace for NFTs. It made him 600 thousand USD. After the sale, Mendes donated his proceeds to his Shawn Mendes Foundation Wonder Grants, designed to help young activists with big ideas.
Note - The article does not condone and encourages anyone to blindly invest in NFTs without having proper knowledge and the capacity to invest. It can be very lucrative or die its volatility, it can make you lose your money. Do check out our articles on NFTs and cryptocurrency to gain info about them.