Eminem purchases Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT for $450K

The Grammy award-winning rapper Eminem bought Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC).


The Grammy award-winning rapper Eminem bought Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC).
Eminem BAYC NFT screenshot | Image: Optimisus

The rapper bought the Ethereum-based NFT for 123.45 ETH, worth $452,000 at that time. On Thursday night, Eminem purchased the BAYC NFT and made the Ape his profile picture on Twitter.


One of the best-selling musical artists, Eminem, collected at least 15 NFTs on OpenSea under the name Shady_Holdings.


BAYC member GeeGazza who sold the Ape NFT to Eminem said that the sale becoming a reality is “madness” and remarked, adding that he is living in a simulation. However, Eminem has not made any public comment yet.




The user was hoping to sell this NFT to Eminem for a long time. In November, he said he still thinks Eminem is destined to buy his Bored Ape one day. Further, he also admitted he has been manifesting that Eminem buys his ape.


The digital agency Six claimed credit for the BAYC NFT sale to Eminem, posting on Twitter that their creator-focused agency assisted secure the digital collectible, which they named the “EminApe.”