Sultan Gustaf Al Ghozali, a 22-year-old college student made around 1 million dollars by selling his expressionless selfies at NFT. Now although the initial agenda behind the selfies was something else, he ended up putting them into NFT as a joke and is now making millions.
Who is Sultan Gustaf Al Ghozali?
Sultan Gustaf Al Ghozali is a computer science student in Indonesia who clicked expressionless selfies of himself every day from his computer for 5 years from the age of 18 to now at 22. The initial agenda was to make a time-lapse of his pictures for his graduation however ended up selling them on the NFT marketplace.
What Did Sultan Ghozali do?
He listed around 950 selfies with each picture having a distinct story behind it like the first shot or vaccination or the first time he played tax. He gave the title “Ghozali every day” add posted it for sale on OpenSea. And doing so, he twitted announcing the upload of his pictures as a joke on NFT.
How did Ghozali sell his NFTs?
Initially, he priced his selfies at 3 dollars each thinking no one would be interested in buying his face, however things changed when some of his pictures were purchased by a famous chef and were posted on his social media accounts. And now nearly 500 people have brought his selfies, and some even went a mile ahead and made t-shirts or wrote a song related to him.
While still gathering the courage to tell his parents expressed his wish to invest his money into something good and even joked about his parents pondering about where he got all this money from.
Thanking his buyers for supporting him and helping him pay off his 5 years of efforts on Twitter, he conveyed his confusion on why people would be even interested in buying his selfies. Moreover, he also urged people not to misuse his pictures as his parents would be utterly disappointed in him but ended with showing a sense of gratitude and trust.
On the last few weeks on April 22, his trading volume hit a high and reaching up to 399 Ether, which is more than 1 million dollars.
How to buy or make an offer on Sultan Ghozali NFT selfies?
You can buy or make an offer on his NFT selfies through the wallet options made available by them, which are as follow: –
You can buy or make an offer using any other the above mentioned and a few other options made available by them, however, it is to be understood that you can only buy it using Ether.
Highest priced NFT selfie of Sultan Ghozali
At the moment, a selfie of Sultan Ghozali with probably a hand towel or a shirt on his shoulder is selling at the highest price with 1,996,118 Ether or 6,182,236,941.34 USD. However, it was last sold at 0.08 Ether on 31st March 2022.
A college student Sultan Gustaf Al Ghozali, who by selling his emotionless, inexpressive selfies became a millionaire. It could be his good luck that the NFT community showered their love on Ghozali. Many call him lucky, which is true to a point. However, what he has achieved is a lot more than just luck. It was his 5 years of dedication and the his desire to list his selfies on a NFT marketplace is what got him all the fame and money that he has now.
It wouldn’t have been possible a few years ago but now social media, web 3 and open-minded people supporting him made this possible for him and can make it possible for anyone who dreams of it.