In the third quarter of 2021, we reported the case of Benyamin Ahmed, a young British who became an NFT millionaire. History to demonstrate that it is possible to get rich via cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens. Indeed, we have entered a new era where decentralization allows for a better distribution of wealth. Let’s stop saying that it is the prerogative of Buffet, Musk and others.
Two NFT millionaires at just 12 years old
Last year, Cointribune shared the experience of Nyla Hayes, a young artist who became an NFT multi-millionaire at 12 years old. To give you an overview of his holdings, read this article. Our collaborator clarified that the small had 5.7 million dollars in ETH at the time.
Another talented artist also offered himself a richly secured crypto wallet thanks to NFTs. This is Benyamin Ahmed, a 12-year-old Londoner who has made cryptocurrency and NFT his own.
This small NFT millionaire would have broken all the prejudices concerning enrichment. Because instead of playing video games or doing his homework, Ahmed started publishing a collection titled “ Weird Whales “. A manifestation of his interest in cryptos and non-fungible tokens, concepts found by chance.
Benyamin Ahmed was quick to apply his programming knowledge after his discovery. As a corollary, a collection of NFTs emerging in June 2011.
Ahmed, an early coder
Our young NFT millionaire learned coding when he was 5 years old. At that time, he was already entering the big leagues. In addition, he taught himself how to generate pixelated images of whales adorned with hats and various accessories.
Nearly 3,350 pieces incorporated his first collection of NFTs called ” Weird Whales which quickly went viral on Twitter. Very quickly, his NFTs sold like hotcakes as their prices hit $20,000 a piece.
The entirety of the plays earned Ahmed over $15 million. A nice jackpot that will be added to his million dollars in crypto amassed at the start of 2022. Recently, he told the New York Post that he does not even have a bank account to store his cryptocurrency assets. So, no agio to pay or fees related to any credit card.
Ahmed now rubs shoulders with Marvel experts
Some would say that the young Ahmed, NFT millionaire, could now retire with all those millions in his pocket. Far from there. The child prodigy is not content with just being a celebrity in the NFT space, with his 33,000 Twitter followers. Moreover, the curious will find something to quench their thirst by following the account of “ObiWanBenoni” since he is very active there.
To see these recurring publications, Benyamin Ahmed seems very busy at the moment. Among his plans are the purchase of promising NFTs and activities worthy of a regular user. From time to time, he shares his thoughts on NFTs and cryptocurrencies through the social network that Musk was lately about to buy.
His fans do not fail to support him and consider him a ” inspiration “. This has considerably boosted his reputation to the point of seeing him speak at many events such as the NFC Summit in Lisbon.
And it doesn’t stop in the crypto universe. Even Pembroke College (University of Oxford) invited him to speak at a conference. As this university came into existence in 1624, so Ahmed would be the youngest lecturer to have spoken in front of several local scholars.
It is also reported that our NFT millionaire is currently participating in a project assigning him the role of “Web 3.0 advisor”. The project in question brings together adults who have worked for Marvel and CBS and who aim to launch NFT movies and TV shows.
It seems certain that Benyamin Ahmed has a well-defined future ahead of him. Being a millionaire in NFT at 12 is not given to everyone. Nor is it impossible or unachievable. Let’s hope that his case will become an inexhaustible source of inspiration for young people and adults.
Source : Slash Gear
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