Influencer Sells Her "Love" As An NFT for $250,000

A 26 year old Polish influencer has taken the sale of an NFT to extraordinary levels with the sale of her “Love” as an NFT for $250, 000.

Marta Rentel, who goes under the instagram username Marti Renti, has found global fame after successfully selling her ‘love’ as a non-fungible token. 

While the sales of non-fungible tokens have grown to include the increasingly bizarre and far-fetched, this is the first time something as intangible as someone's love has been turned into an NFT. 

The 21 year old Rentel commented on the unique sale: 

“I want to be an innovator and create the future, so I was the first person in the world to tokenize emotions. Physical love, platonic love, and digital love may be different, but each is real in the same way as all our thoughts and feelings. And digital means eternal. After all, everything that is digitized now will stay with us until the end of the world - photos, films, memories, everything.”

As part of the transaction, the unknown buyer will also get to go on a date with the 21 year old influencer, with Rentel adding that some of the proceeds from the sale will go to charity. 

A similar sale took place this year, when musician and performer Grimes sold a portion of her soul as an NFT as part of an online fine art show, making $5.8 million in the process. At the time of the sale the musician 

The NFT boom of this year has seen somewhat of a revival, with recent sales of NFT products and related tokens taking hold of various markets including luxury goods and clothing brands. Applying the technology behind NFTs to the luxury goods market has enabled companies in this market to verify the unique nature of their products.

The focus of NFT application has moved from purely digital art, and has grown to cover various areas, including fan memorabilia, virtual fashion, and unique experiences such as the one that Rentel successfully sold off as an NFT. 

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07/29/2021 - 13:00
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