US$69mil digital art buyer - who lives in Singapore - shines light on 'NFT' boom


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Last month, Vignesh Sundaresan bought the world's most expensive NFT - US artist Beeple's 'Everydays: The First 5,000 Days' - highlighting how virtual work is establishing itself as a new creative genre. Photo: AFP

The blockchain entrepreneur who paid a record US$69.3mil (RM286mil) for a digital artwork looks, at first glance, nothing like a wealthy collector.

The 32-year-old is casually dressed in a T-shirt and chinos, lives in a regular Singapore apartment, and does not own any property or a car -- with most of his investments in the virtual world.

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