Top 5 Artists Who Became Millionaires by Selling Their Art As NFTs

Top 5 Artists Who Made Millions by Selling NFTs

NFTs have become extremely popular with both collectors and creators. Several artists have become millionaires by selling their work as NFTs. Here are five of the most successful artists who have cashed in on the NFT craze:

  • Beeple: Beeple, also known as Mike Winkelmann, is an American artist specializing in digital art. He first gained notoriety for his “Everydays” series, consisting of a new digital artwork every day for 5,000 days straight. In December 2020, Beeple sold an NFT (non-fungible token) of one of his pieces for $69 million, making him the third most expensive living artist. The sale was made through the auction house Christie’s, which had never before sold an NFT.
  • Pak: Pak is an artist who became a millionaire by selling their art as NFTs. The art has captivated the imagination of the crypto world. Pak’s art is unique and one-of-a-kind, making it perfect for an NFT. In February 2021, Pak sold their first NFT for $1 million, and since then, they have sold multiple pieces of art for high prices. Pak’s success story shows that NFTs are valuable assets.
Pak sold their first NFT for $1 million
  • FEWOCiOUS: On March 1st, 2021, an artist named FEWOCiOUS made history when he became the first person to sell an NFT-based artwork for over a million dollars. The piece, which was titled “Everydays: The First 5,000 Days”, was sold as an NFT on the Ethereum blockchain for ETH 2,044 (approximately $2.9 million at the time of sale). The sale propelled FEWOCiOUS to overnight fame.
  • Edward Snowden: Snowden became a millionaire by selling NFTs of his art. He first started selling NFTs in 2017 and has since made over $1 million in sales. Snowden’s art NFTs have been sold for as much as $100,000 each. His paintings have been exhibited in galleries worldwide, and he has been featured in magazines and newspapers.
  • Mad Dog Jones: Rounding out this list is Mad Dog Jones, who sold NFT video game characters for $2.1 million in May 2021. Mad Dog Jones was one of the finest artists to jump on the NFT bandwagon, and his unique style quickly gained popularity among collectors. In just a few short months, he had sold millions of dollars worth of NFTs.
Mad Dog Jones NFT


If you’re an artist, it’s time for you to start thinking about how you can sell your work on the blockchain. These five artists have already shown that it’s possible to become a millionaire by selling your art on NFTs. So don’t wait any longer; start investing in this new technology and see your art pieces making the news tomorrow.



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