Melania Trump Embraces NFTs
Melania Trump, the former first lady and wife of President Donald Trump, has entered the world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). She has released a new collection of NFTs featuring iconic American locations to celebrate Independence Day.
Launching the 1776 Collection on Solana
In a blog post on June 29, Melania Trump announced the launch of her NFT collection on the Solana network. The collection comprises 1,776 NFTs, representing “the Year of Independence.” The NFTs feature photographs taken at various locations nationwide, including the Liberty Bell and Mount Rushmore. Each NFT also includes patriotic music.
Celebrating American Heritage
In an interview with Fox News, Melania Trump discussed her new NFT collection and mentioned that she had the privilege of visiting the places that inspired the works in the 1776 Collection. She expressed her pride in American heritage, culture, and patriotism, emphasizing the significance of the Declaration of Independence.
Fostering the Future with NFTs
Melania Trump stated that 100% of the profits from her NFT collection will go to her Be Best program’s initiative called “Fostering the Future.” This program aims to provide foster children with educational opportunities and scholarships.
Continuing the Trump NFT Legacy
It appears that Melania Trump is following in the footsteps of her husband, Donald Trump, who joined the cryptocurrency market and released an NFT collection on the Ethereum scaling network Polygon last year.
The Trump Digital Trading NFT Cards featured 47,000 unique NFTs depicting Donald Trump in various roles, such as a superhero, cowboy, and astronaut. Holders of Trump NFTs were granted exclusive access to events like gala dinners hosted by the former president and one-on-one meetings with him.
Impact on the Trump NFT Market
The Trump NFT collection strongly reacted to the Melania Trump NFT debut, with sales increasing massively amid the news.