Wondering what are the top 10 most expensive NFTs in 2020-2021? First let’s take a look at what NFTs are.
What are NFTs?
NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are unique digital assets that are recorded on a blockchain. They have become a massive trend in the bitcoin world and could be in the form of art, music, gaming, VR, memes, or more.
The top 10 most expensive NFTs
In this post, we will go through the top 10 most expensive non-fungible tokens (NFTs) so far.
1. Beeple’s ‘The First 5,000 Days’
CGI artist Mike Winkelmann, known as Beeple, made the biggest NFT sales in history. Initially, Beeple posted about the sale of 21 of his works on Twitter which was in the form of NFTs.
The digital artist posted a new work of art online every single day for 5000 days and then minted as an NFT called The First 5000 days. It made a record sale of $69,346,250 on March 11, 2021, and was the first NFT artwork auctioned off by Christie’s.
“Christie’s is proud to offer “Everydays – The First 5000 Days” by @beeple as the first purely digital work of art ever offered by a major auction house. Bidding will be open from Feb 25-Mar 11.” Christie’s
2. CryptoPunk #3100
In late January, a collectible character on the CryptoPunks game made a sale of 605 ETH or $762,000. The CryptoPunks consists of more than 10,000 unique digital artworks. On March 11, 2021, CryptoPunk #3100 broke the record of Punk 7804 and was sold for 4,200 ETH or $7,584,485.82
3. CryptoPunk #7804
CryptoPunk #7804 a computer-generated avatar of a pipe-smoking alien was sold for 4,200 ethereum, equals to approximately $7.5 million Wednesday. It made a record for the highest amount paid for a punk.
4. CryptoPunk #6965
CryptoPunk #6965 was sold for 800 ETH, currently worth about $1,608,032 valued at $2,010 per ETH on February 19, 2021.
5. CryptoPunk #4156
This CryptoPunk ape #4156 was sold on February 18 2021 for 650 ETH having worth about $1,306,526 valued at $2,010 per ETH.
6. CryptoPunk #2890
This Alien CryptoPunk #2890 was sold on the 24th of January 2021 for 605 ETH currently worth about $1,216,074 valued at $2,010 per ETH. This is a highly rare “punk.” A Twitter account, CryptoPunks Bot created by Larva Labs announced this news:
“Punk 2890 bought for 605 ETH ($761,888.57 USD) by 0x24c5eb from 0x6611fe.”
7. CryptoPunk #6487
This CryptoPunk #6487 was sold on the 21st of February 2021 for 550 ETH currently worth about $1,105,500 valued at $2,010 per ETH.
8. Hashmask 9939
This Hashmask #9939, having the name ‘sex,’ was sold on the 3rd of February 2021 for 420 ETH, currently worth about $844,216 valued at $2,010 per ETH.
9. CryptoPunk #2140
This CryptoPunk #2140 sold on the 22nd of February 2021 for 400 ETH, currently worth about $804,000, valued at $2,010 per ETH.
10. Genesis by TrevorJonesArt & Jose Delbo
This NFT created as a collaboration between José Delbo and Trevor Jones sold for 302.5 ETH currently worth about $608,037, valued at $2,010 per ETH.
Non fundible tokens (NFTs) have turned into a $400 million market in the last month. Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO put his first-ever tweet from 2006 as an NFT that was bidding at $2.5 million. NBA Top Shots, NFTs of NBA highlight videos, had sales of $200 million and a LeBron James video sold for $208,000. The musician and artist, Grimes sold over $6 million in videos and music.