Comedian Dave Chapelle and rapper Takeoff bought NFTs worth over $360K each

Updated: Apr 19

As the cryptocurrency and the NFT space continue to grow, many celebrities don't want to be left behind, joining other celebrities like Snoop Dogg, Steph Curry, Shaq, Eminem, and more.


Comedian Dave Chapelle recently bought Bored Ape #8343 for 99 ETH worth around $370k at the current price. As a result, he became the latest celebrity to join the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFT community.


Comedian Dave Chapelle recently bought Bored Ape #8343 for 99 ETH worth around $370k
Comedian Dave Chapelle NFT | Image: BAYC NFT

Meanwhile, rapper Takeoff recently purchased CryptoPunk #1636 for 95 ETH worth over $360K at the writing time. Takeoff NFT is $100k less than Dave Chapelle NFT. However, this is not the first move into the NFT space for the American rapper.


Rapper Takeoff recently purchased CryptoPunk #1636 for 95 ETH worth over $360K
Takeoff NFT | Image: Cryptopunk NFT

Recently, Takeoff jumped into the NFT space by selling out his project Apes in Space which showcased nightly AMA rap battles, and winners went away with $10,000 in ETH.


On December 30, 2021, Eminem purchased BAYC NFT, the Ethereum-based NFT for 123.45 ETH, worth $452,000 at that time.