NFTs have been a lucrative industry for celebrities across various industries, such as sports, films, music, and more. The space has become a platform for people to connect with their fans and provide them with collectibles, experiences, and newer forms of content.
While some celebrities have invested in building their niche on Web3, others have invested in existing projects and backed them. 2021 saw numerous public figures jumping on the bandwagon, and this number has only increased in 2022.
So, if you’re keeping an eye out for celeb projects and investments, here are the top celebrity Web3 NFTs of 2022. So, let’s get right to them.
Veteran comedy-actor, Jim Carrey, dropped a couple of NFT collections this year. The fascinating one was the silent launch of his collection called Germinations. He dropped it under the alias of String Bean on Foundation.
The collection consists of 5 autobiographical animated paintings with a narration of 30 seconds each. In this, the actor walks the holder through the painting, what it signifies and what the character means. The overall theme focused on how people and society interact with art, fame, and value.
He created these in partnership with Big Head Club, which Mack Flavelle co-founded. In addition, the Web3 figure has founded platforms such as Dapper Labs and CryptoKitties.
In August, Paris Hilton announced that her company, 11:11 Media, would launch a metaverse in The Sandbox. It would be a space where she hosts events and experiences for her fan. This includes rooftop parties and DJ concerts in her virtual Malibu Mansion.
The actor has been invested in NFTs since 2016. Her last major outing was Paris Hilton World on Roblox. She launched it on New Year’s and hosted a party where her virtual avatar played a DJ. According to the platform, her world has been visited by over 500,000 fans, and the number has only gone up since August.
Paris Hilton is also planning to launch a collection of digital wearables and other assets in the form of NFTs from The Sandbox. In an interview with CNBC, she mentioned how there are multiple projects and partnerships with various brands planned for her new metaverse.
In March, Madonna bought a Bored Apes Yacht Club NFT for 180 Ether, which at the time was about $500,000. The artist later launched three videos as NFTs under the name Mother of Creation.
This resulted from a year-long collaboration with Beeple, AKA Mike Winkleman. He’s the artist who sold his NFT for $69 million at Christie’s.
The Mother of Creation of videos showcases a digital avatar of Madonna giving birth to flowers, animals, and technology. The videos are supposed to be a symbol of hope and technology.
What’s more fascinating about the collection is that the proceed will go to charity. These include the Voice of Children Foundation, the City of Joy Foundation, and Black Mama’s Bail Out. These non-profits support women, children, those affected by the Ukraine war, survivors of violence in Congo, and incarcerated caregivers.
Travis Barker launched his first NFT collection on LimeWire, which reinvented itself as an NFT marketplace. The collection comprises a few BTS videos of the artist working on his music in the studio. In addition, the buyers will also get access to a special song by the artist.
Besides this, Travis Barker has also planned on releasing an NFT, a 3D version of his real drum kit that he uses in his house, at concerts, and in his studio.
The platform also has a lineup of musicians like Dillon Francis and Barker hosting their NFTs.
Logan Paul is a social media personality, podcast host, boxer, and much more. The multi-faceted figure has been in the NFT space for a long time and owns over 120 NFTs from over 15 collections.
In 2022, he dropped his personal collection called 99 Originals. This would consist of 99 1/1 NFT polaroids of the creator and are available on the Originals website. The idea behind the collection is to celebrate moments of life and keep them alive forever.
Overall, these are some of the most talked-about NFT projects of 2022.
Moreover, there are quite a few others by artists, such as Snoop Dogg, who plan on turning a music label into a Web3 label.