Interest in NFTs has grown in 2021, with celebrities and musicians jumping on board, causing the price of them to surge. The most costly NFTs ever sold this year, exhibiting strong investor interest. The “Disaster Girl” meme, which sold for $473,000, and the “Nyan Cat” meme, which went for $590,000. Because NFTs are one-of-a-kind, they are costly. Traditional artwork is valued since it is the only version available, but digital art is much easier to copy and recreate. NFTs have made art in the form of tokens so that owners can sell a certificate of ownership that verifies the asset’s authenticity. The most expensive NFTs are not necessarily the most viral ones, according to statistics from Google Trends. Here are a few examples of the most popular NFTs that have emerged this 2021.
Twitter CEO jack Dorsey’s Very First Tweet
“Just setting up my twttr,” wrote Twitter CEO jack Dorsey in his first tweet back in March 2006. Dorsey donated $2.9 million to charity by auctioning his own tweet. Sina Estavi, a buyer from Malaysia, acquired the tweet using the Ethereum platform.
The infamous shiba inu dog Kabosu, who inspired the establishment of the cryptocurrency platform Dogecoin, was the original “Doge” meme that sprouted back in 2010. PleasrDAO was the group that bought the NFT and currently sells fractional ownership of the meme, meaning that anyone can gain a dollar worth of the NFT.
Grimes have sold a total of ten pieces, the most popular of which was a one-of-a-kind film called “Death of the Old,” which featured a cross, a sword, cherubs, and shimmering light sets to an original Grimes soundtrack.
Rick and Morty NFTs
Justin Roiland, co-creator of the animated sitcom “Rick And Morty,” sold his collection “The Best I Could Do” through the NFT auction hose Nifty Gateway. The earnings from the NFT sale were then donated to the homeless encampments in Los Angeles.
Hashmasks is a living art collection created by over 70 artists from across the globe. It consists of 16,384 individual digital portraits. Over the course of three days, one of the items have already made a 100,000 percent profit.