You can now own celebrities thanks to blockchain-based CryptoCelebrities

Jared 7:00 pm
You can’t put a price on celebrity. Or at least you couldn’t until the recent launch of CryptoCelebrities. The new platform let’s you buy one-of-a-kind digital versions of your favorite, or in Donal Trump’s case, least favorite famous people.

 

The blockchain based trading game works just like CryptoKitties, but with a few key differences. Each celebrities purchase price is automatically determined by CryptoCelebrities, increasing at 2x,1.2x, and 1.15x as the price reaches .05 ETH, .5 ETH, and above .5 ETH respectively. So you won’t be able to hold onto Angelina Jolie if other users are willing to pony up the premium own the digital Lara Croft.

 

Surprisingly, the two most expensive celebrities, Vitalik Buterin (Ethereum Founder) and Satoshi Nakamoto (Bitcoin Founder), come from cryptocurrency fame rather than traditional Hollywood stardom

 

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While it’s likely the novel platform will see an influx of users initially hoping to double down by trading digital celebrities, the platform isn’t entirely fueled by greed. As celebrities verify their smart contracts, 3% of each sale can be forwarded to their charity of choice.
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