Top 10 most expensive NFT’s crypto art sold (2021)

The NFT art scene market has shown insane growth over the last several months with big names entering the scene such as billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban & Mexican-inspired fast food restaurant chain Taco Bell.

Over the last period of months NFTs are one of the hottest topics of the crypto industry. NFTs have taken art to a new level and investors are starting to see its potential, some of the cryptographically-unique tokens have been auctioned & sold for ridiculously high prices. Below we have made a composition of the most expensive sold NFTs.

#10 Nyan Cat - by Chris, on Foundation


What started as a meme cat, turned into a piece of internet history. And what turned into a piece of internet history, is the kickstart of the new NFT market economy, completely changing the way digital art is perceived.

NFT Nyan Cat - by Chris, on Foundation

#9 The best I could do’’ Rick and Morty NFT by Justin Roiland

$1 Million

Justin Roiland, the co-creator of cartoon series Rick and Morty (who also does the voice-over of one of the main characters Rick) has joined the NFT space and booked great success. His art collection consists of multiple artworks, one of the famous ones was ‘The Smintons’.

You can find more of his collection here:

#8 CryptoPunk #4156

$1.3 Million

Sold on the 24th of January 2021 for a price of 605 Ethereum. CryptoPunk has definitely netted himself a big bag of ETH.

#7 CryptoPunk #6965

$ 1.6 Million

This is also one of the highly valued artworks sold by CryptoPunk on the 19th of February 2021. Exactly 800 Ethereum tokens have been paid for it.

#6 Axie Infinity Virtual Game ‘’Genesis’’ Estate

$1.5 Million

A piece of virtual land on gaming platform and blockchain marketplace Axie Infinity was sold for approximately 888 Ethereum back in February on the 28th. The price of one Axie Infinity token went up with about 400% from February to the 5th of April.

#5 Jack Dorsey (Twitter CEO) first tweet

$2.91 Million

The CEO of Twitter sold his first tweet ever made back in 2006. Before the NFT sold, Dorsey stated he would convert all of his earnings into BTC and donate it to GiveDirectly for its Africa Response.

Jack Dorsey (Twitter CEO) first tweet nft

Jack Dorsey stating to donate the money to Africa Response.

#4 CryptoPunk #7804

$7.56 Million

This artwork sold a day before CryptoPunk #3100 and differed about $20.000.

#3 CryptoPunk #3100

$7.58 Million

CryptoPunk was also purchased on the 11th of March 2021 like Beeple’s artwork with a final price of 4200 Ethereum. Both the seller and the buyer of this remain unknown till this day.

#2 CROSSROAD - By Beeple

$66.6 Million

On the 24th of February, Nifty Gateway announced on Twitter that a transaction had found place through their brokering service of a value ranging at $66.6 million. The auction was a bid-off between 2 unknown usernames going by the names ‘pablo’ and ‘metakovan’.

please fucking note CROSSROAD - By Beeple trump message
bid-off between 2 unknown usernames going by the names ‘pablo’ and ‘metakovan’

#2 Everydays: The First 5000 Days

$69.3 Million

The highest price an NFT has ever been sold for is EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS. It is an artwork created by Mike Winkelmann, better known as Beeple. Its price was a whopping $69.3 million dollars and showcases the first 5000 artworks that he has created from the start of his career. The artwork was sold on the 11th of March, 2021.

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