High Yeilding NFT Creators 2021

Beeple is, without any doubt, the star of NFT digital art. As of the end of March 2021, Beeple had sold 845 artworks for $113,544,319.92. His digital compilation painting, Everydays: The First 5000 Days, went for an incredible $69,346,250 on March 11, 2021. Before that, he had two digital pictures, Crossroad and Ocean Front, sell for $6.6 million and $6 million, respectively.

This event has made Beeple the most valuable living artist in the world.

Trevor Jones explores how technology, including AR, NFC tags, video production, and animation, can be used to more actively engage the viewer and enhance or alter the viewer experience.

Trevorjonesart has sold 5,284 artworks for $18,591,061.32. His most successful sale was of Genesis in October 2020, which sold for $604,967.

FEWOCiOUS, aka Victoria L, is an 18-year-old crypto art surrealist. They (FEWOCiOUS's preferred pronoun) made $370,000 from an NFT drop on their birthday this year.

FEWOCiOUS has sold 3,104 artworks for $18,175,346.36. Their most successful sale was of The EverLasting Beautiful in March 2021, which sold for $550,000.

Unlike most of the artists in this post, Pak has kept his (or her) identity secret. If you follow through the link above to their Twitter account, the account is named @muratpak, and the description is "The Nothing." They also operate the even more popular Twitter account, Archillect, which has 2.4 million followers.

Pak has sold 1,691 artworks for $16,880,471.30. Pak's most successful sale, however, was of Metarift for $974,982.87 in March 2021.

Toronto-based Mad Dog Jones launched his career, displaying 15 neon- and citrus-toned prints of his work at Diesel Art Gallery in Shibuya. He makes the most of modern technology to create futuristic art.

Maddogjones has sold 1,567 artworks for $14,548,163.55. His most successful sale was of The Boardwork in February 2021, which sold for $388,888.

Italian-born Hackatao describes her nickname as meaning "Hack" for the pleasure of going under the skin and discovering what's hidden inside; "Tao" for Yin and Yang, their creative dynamic balance. Hackatao's art pieces often involve the main issues of society, environment, humanity, and crypto, along with references to art history, symbolism, and psychology.

Hackatao has sold 1,504 artworks for $12,487,255.50. Her most successful sale was of Kim Jong Un - "Dead and Alive" Edition in March 2021, which sold for $321,967.

Xcopy is a London based long time digital artist and crypto enthusiast. He (or she – there is little identifying information available online) makes art for fun and expects fans to consume it on their favorite device. Many of the artist's digital creations feature flashing imagery. Some of Xcopy's works explore death, dystopia, and apathy through distorted visual loops.

Xcopy has sold 1,907 artworks for $11,906,985.44. The artist's most successful sale was Death Dip in March 2021, which sold for $2,111,470.

Slimesunday is a digital collage artist based out of Boston, MA. He shares his primary portfolio on his Instagram account, where he has 524K followers. He pushes the limits of what is acceptable in mainstream media, exploring bizarre and erotic topics. You will find some of his work in Playboy, Penthouse, Hunger, Plastik, and Glamour Magazine. He has also worked for various Grammy-nominated artists.

Slimesunday has sold 6,508 artworks for $11,734,586.58. His most successful sale was of Gunky's Uprising in March 2021, which sold for $1,333,333.

Unlike most of the artists in this post, 3LAU has made his name as a musician. He sold the world's first digital tokenized album, generating over $11.6 million in online sales in under 24 hours during the last weekend in February 2021. One song sold for over $3.6 million on his custom-made digital-token auction site. The 33 top bidders at his auction each received an "Ultraviolet" vinyl NFT.

He has also created digital art and has had some success selling his digital NFT crypto art.

Grimes is a musician and multimedia artist. She sold a series of 10 digital artworks on February 28, 2021. Some were one-of-a-kind, while others had thousands of copies. The highest price went to Death of the Old, which includes flying cherubs, a cross, a sword, and glowing light and is set to an original song by Grimes.

Grimes has sold 1,122 artworks for $8,793,359.30. Her most successful sale was Death of the Old in February 2021, which sold for $388,938.