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College Student Fetched Over $1 Million After Uploading His Selfies Over the Past 5 Years

A college student from Indonesia becomes an instant internet sensation after his selfies fetched over $1 million in NFT sales.

The Indonesian student identified as Sultan Gustaf Al Ghozali earned instant popularity after taking a picture of himself sitting in front of his computer almost every day. He was taking a course of computer science at a university in the central city of Semarang.

The guy was taking selfie for five years with the aim to use his collection to create a time lapse video for his graduation day. He collected over 1, 000 picture over the previous years until he learn about blockchain technology.

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Ghozali posted his pictures to NFT trading platform OpenSea under the title “Ghozali Everyday” thinking if a collector might want to collect the photos if his face. He only sold the photos for $3.

“I was thinking it might be funny if one of the collectors collected my face, I never thought anybody would want to buy the selfies, which is why I only priced them at $3,” Ghozali said.

Last week, one selfie was available for 0.247 of the cryptocurrency ether ($806) after demand drastically increased. He posted his photos in late December and a celebrity chef noticed the pictures and promoted it on his social media account.

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After a few days, over 400 people purchase his selfies and his collection made him earn more than $1 million.

“To be honest I still haven’t got the courage to tell my parents, they would be wondering where I got the money from,” Ghozali added.

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