Benyamin Ahmed a 12-year-old coder makes 2.93 crores by selling NFTs
Benyamin Ahmed, a 12-year-old boy from London, is all over the internet for the earnings he made through his work. Ahmed earned around Rs 2,93,38,798 by selling a series of pixelated artwork 'Weird Whales.' He sold this digital art collection of 3,350 whales as Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT).
According to his account 'Weird Whales' on opensea.io, the base layers of the whales are like a zombie, alien, normal, and ape created by Benyamin Ahmed and traits using pixel art. The website further mentions that "He then generated 3350 unique digital collectibles programmatically using an open-source Python script that he customized for his collection."
The website further mentions, "It is the first instance of a Kawaii pixel whale used in a generative art project with custom on-chain and cryptographically secure provenance." Ahmed is now working on a superhero digital collection. He doesn't have a bank account and operates through a cryptocurrency wallet. He reportedly mentioned that he was fascinated by the easy process of transferring ownership of an NFT through blockchain.