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Justin Bieber purchases Bored Ape NFT for five times higher than worth

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  • Justin Bieber purchased the NFT Bored Ape #3001 on Saturday for 500 ethereum, worth approximately $1.39 million.
  • The NFT was going for a market price of 104 ether, or $208,237.
  • Bieber reportedly owns 619 NFTs from 49 collections via OpenSea.

Grammy-winning singer Justin Bieber has added another NFT to his collection.  

 

Bieber purchased a Bored Ape NFT on Saturday for 500 ethereum, worth approximately $1.39 million. The NFT, Bored Ape #3001, was going for a market price of 104 ether, or $208,237.   

On an Instagram featuring his purchase, a Bored Ape with tears in its eyes, Bieber added the lyrics to his hit “Lonely.”   

What if you had it all, but nobody to call, maybe then you’d know me. Cuz I’ve had everything but noones [sic] listening and that’s just f—in lonely,” Bieber wrote. 


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The “Bored Ape” NFT, a nonfungible token digital art piece, is one of 10,000 variations in existence and a hot commodity among NFT and art trading. 

Bieber reportedly owns 619 NFTs from 49 collections via OpenSea.  


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