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.
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.
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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