Hollywood actor & comedian Kevin Hart buys a Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFT

Hollywood actor & comedian Kevin Hart buys a Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFT
Hollywood Actor and comedian Kevin Hart bought Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT #9258 for $200,401. Credit: BAYC

Key Takeaways

  • Hollywood actor and comedian Kevin Hart has joined the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC)
  • Hart purchased the BAYC #9258 via MoonPay, the company confirmed
  • Famous singer Madonna could be the next celebrity to buy into the BAYC NFT club

YEREVAN (CoinChapter.com)- Famous actor and comedian Kevin Hart is the latest celebrity to ape into the Bored Ape Yacht Club-BAYC. According to reports, Hart acquired NFT #9258 for 79.5 ETH or $200,401.

Morgan, a partner at BreakingNFTnews, shared the news on Twitter. According to the post, MoonPay, a financial technology company that builds payments infrastructure for crypto, facilitated the purchase. 

“BREAKING: @KevinHart4real just bought @BoredApeYC #9258 for 79.5 ETH ($200,401) a deal facilitated by  @moonpay. Welcome!” 

she wrote. 

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Kevin Hart & MoonPay confirm the Bored Ape Yacht Club Purchase

Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) is one of the most prestigious and popular NFT projects. Since shooting into fame, the Yuga Labs creation has attracted several celebrities from different industries.

Through this purchase, Kevin Hart joins the list of famous people who have aped into the BAYC NFTs. NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal (Shaq), Billionaire and investor Mark Cuban, Hollywood actress Paris Hilton, Motivation Speaker, entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk, rap singer Eminem, comedian, and TV host Jimmy Fallon are some of the big names that have joined the Ape Club.

Kevin Hart & MoonPay confirm the Bored Ape Yacht Club Purchase
MoonPay CEO confirmed Kevin Hart’s BAYC NFT purchase. Credit: Ivan Wright via Instagram

MoonPay CEO Ivan Wright confirmed the news on his Instagram story. In the picture he posted, one can see Wright talking to Hart who proudly displays his newly-acquired BAYC #9258.

“Someone funny aped in today!”, 

he wrote.

Kevin Hart’s NFT sports some rare traits, including a spinner-hat. The comedian also confirmed his purchase by retweeting the news shared by WatcherGuru.

Kevin Hart retweeted the news of his BAYC NFT purchase
Kevin Hart retweeted the news of his BAYC NFT purchase. Credit: Twitter

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Is Madonna joining the Bored Ape Yacht Club next? 

Kevin Hart may not be the last celebrity BAYC collector. According to a Twitter thread, famous singer-songwriter and actress Madonna may be joining the club soon.

Photographer and Creative Director Lindsey Byrnes posted a picture of her Bored Ape Yach Club NFT, informing the mega-star that she has saved it for her. 

To everyone’s excitement, Madonna responded, enquiring about what she should do next. 

“I’m glad you saved it for me. Ape well chosen. Now what?” 

she asked. 

According to OpenSea, Lindsey Byrnes has listed the ape in question, BAYC #3756 for a whopping 1000 ETH. In fiat currency terms, that amounts to around $2.1 million.

It is too early to speculate if Madonna will jump on the BAYC bandwagon. However, should that happen, Bored Ape Yacht Club will add another feather to its cap. 

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