Celebs Rocking Insanely Expensive Items

By Ange Arnal 1 year ago

1. $2.2 million golden bathtub - Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson Gifts 24-Karat Gold Bathtub to Wife, Floyd Mayweather's Exotic Animal, & Other Ridiculous Christmas Presents From Boxing World Over the Years
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Mike Tyson appears a couple of times on this list but this one takes the biscuit. He not only dropped millions on a 24 karat gold bathtub, but he also spent an eye watering amount of money on a matching gold toilet and sink. He's the definition of having more money than sense!

2. $325k dog mansion - Paris Hilton

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While the rest of us are settling into life in a cost of living crisis, Paris Hilton's dogs are living better than most of us peasants. She posted a picture on Twitter with the caption, "two-story doggy mansion that has air conditioning, heating, designer furniture, and a chandelier."

3. $20 million on a town - Kim Basinger

10 of the Most Ludicrous Celebrity Purchases Ever - Page 4
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Since buying this town in Georgia, Kim Basinger said it was one of her most stupid purchases ever. In 1989, she bought the 'Schitt's Creek' style town for $20 million, and five years later sold it for $1 million when she filed for bankruptcy! Silly Kim!

4. $55 million racehorse - Jay-Z

15 Unbelievable things celebrities wasted money on (With Pictures) | Page 16 of 17 | Theinfong
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How much would you spend on a pet? Because for Jay-Z money doesn't seem to be an object when he dropped $55million on a Kentucky Derby race horse winner named California Chrome. No one knows why he decided to but he's kept it & if I come back as anything in my next life, I'd like to be a millionaires pet!

5. $2 million humidifier - Celine Dion

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When she's not busy singing 'My Heart Will Go On', Celine can be found relaxing by her $2 million dehumidifier. Useless fact for you, she actually bought the world's most expensive dehumidifier. But why? How good can one dehumidifier actually be? Either way, I wouldn't turn it down.

6. $100k 'Batmobile' - Justin Bieber

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Justin Bieber dropped $100,000 on a black Cadillac CTV-S which he turned into "the Batmobile", complete with suicide doors, HID headlamps and got "Batmobile" put on the back of it. The full works! Another example of a celebrity who has too much money, but hey ho!

7. $400k on flowers - Elton John

Elton John's epic diva antics - screaming at fans, celeb feuds and £40m splurges - Mirror Online
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The music legend spent $418,340 on his florists bill over 20 months. During a lawsuit with his accountants, he told the British High Court, "I like flowers. I don't have any people to leave my money to. I'm a single man. I like to spend money. It's my money to spend."

8. $52k knitted sofa - Kendall Jenner

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Supermodel Kendall Jenner dropped $52,000 on a knitted sofa designed by the Campana brothers for Edra in 2016. She wrote on her now-defunct blog, "[It's] all woven and a really groovy navy with purple shimmer. It works perfectly in the space!" It's so extra and we love it!

9. $1,500 on a plane ticket for his hat - Bono

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In 2003, Bono left his favorite hat in London by accident, so he decided to drop $1,500 on a plane ticket to have it flown to Italy. The hat in question didn't even look like anything special, but who am I to get in between a man and his hat! This is the best looked after hat of all time!

10. $1.6 million helicopter - Brangelina

Digital High Street: Angelina Jolie Gifts $1.6 Million Chopper to Brad Pitt
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Back in 2012 when the ex-couple were newly engaged, Angelina bought her soon to be husband a $1.6 million helicopter complete with flying lessons. "They've had a helicopter pad installed in the grounds of their south of France home, Chateau Miraval. So Ange thought it would be nice to buy Brad a helicopter as a surprise present," a source told The Sun.

11. $5,200 crystal bathtub - Kelly Rowland

Catchpole And Rye's Swarovski-Encrusted Bathtub Can Be All Yours For $228,000 (PHOTOS) | HuffPost Life
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Beyonce's bestie and cousin Kelly Rowland bought a crystal bathtub for Blue Ivy in celebration of Bey's baby shower for her twins. The bathtub in question cost $5,200 and was covered in 44,928 imported crystals - I mean, it's a sweet idea, but how random?

12. $50,000 ghost buster machine - Lady Gaga

The Most Expensive Celeb Purchases Ever
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Lady Gaga has a reputation for the weird and wonderful and back in 2010, she spent $50k on a ghost detector because she was worried about evil spirits. "She believes in paranormal activity and won't take any risks when she is on the road," a source said. "It's important to her to be safe from spirits."

13. $33,000 gold iPhone - Vicky B

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Remember this headline?! I think we all do to be honest...and her name is Posh Spice at the end of the day. Anyway, David Beckham gave his long standing and loving wife, Victoria a gold-plated iPhone back in 2011 which was worth $33,000. This is so over the top, even for the Beckhams!

14. $100k dog cars - Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus buys Range Rover Sport especially for her pets - India Today
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Another celeb who treats their dogs like they're royalty is Miley Cyrus. Miley got her mutts their very own Range Rover, "The dogs are banned from her cars, but they basically own the Range Rover," a source said. "They're free to jump around, leave their hairs over it, scratch it and have their blankets in there. Miley even joked that if she dies the Range Rover will go to them."

15. $12k Chanel bike - Courteney Cox

Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox | Lavish Celebrity Gifts | Purple Clover
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Friends cast members, Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox have had a long standing friendship. Courtney even bought her bestie Jennifer a Chanel bike which cost her $12,000, Why? Well, she wanted Jennifer to have the very best bike for her bike riding lessons.

16. $750k on toilets - Kim Kardashian

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How much did you spend on your toilets when you moved to your forever home? Well, Kim Kardashian and ex-husband, Kanye West paid $750,000 on gold plated toilets in their family home. Their family home has appeared in Architectural Digest more than once.

17. $20 million walnut farm - James Cameron

Hollywood director turned Kiwi farmer James Cameron says New Zealand is failing to 'live up to its own clean, green image' - NZ Herald
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Back in 2013, James Cameron decided to spend $20 million buying land in New Zealand - including a Walnut farm. When buying this plot of land, he wanted to buy somewhere where he could produce things...so he decided on walnut's. A walnut farm! Why not?

18. $140,000 on white tigers - Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson reveals he paid $50,000 for each of his famous pet tigers and kept one for 16 years - until it 'ripped someone's arm off' and cost him $250,000 in compensation | talkSPORT
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Infamous boxer, Mike Tyson was known for his extravagant purchases. He owned multiple white Bengal tigers over the years which cost a whopping $750,000 each and that doesn't include the upkeep. We don't know the motive behind this purchase, but it's definetly one of the craziest on the list!

19. $30.8 million on Da Vinci journal - Bill Gates

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In 1994, Microsoft founder Bill Gates dropped $30.8 million on Leonardo Da Vinci's "Codex Leicester" notebooks, containing sketches and ideas from the 1500s. Now, that is a lot of money to spend but how cool? Surely this item should be in a museum, but okay Bill!

20. $65,625k on Michael Jackson's jacket - Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West gift daughter Michael Jackson's jacket for Christmas - Entertainment News
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It's no secret that North West is a huge fan of Michael Jackson, so her mother, Kim, went and bought her one of his jacket's. She wrote on Instagram, "North is a really big Michael Jackson fan and we knew she would love this. We won this on an auction for Northie for Christmas."

21. $105,000 diamond encrusted toilet seat - Bennifer

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Legend has it, that before the love birds reunited back in the era of Bennifer 1.0 (2003), Ben Affleck gave Jennifer a jewel-encrusted toilet seat worth $105,000. It was covered in sapphires, rubies, pearls and a diamond. An Actual diamond. WOW, this is real love!

22. $250,000 Hemingway's typewriter - Brangelina

Angelina Jolie 'put down $11K deposit' for Ernest Hemingway's typewriter for Brad Pitt | Daily Mail Online
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Another Brangelina gift cost $250,000 on Hemingway's typewriter as a wedding gift for Brad. So not only did she drop over one million dollars on a helicopter just months before but then bought her ex-hubby a historic present just before their wedding day.

23. $1.8 million vibrator - David Beckham

David Beckham Once Gifted A Platinum Vibrator Worth WHOPPING $1.8 Million To Wife Victoria Beckham
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Let's just clear this one up, David didn't buy the vibrator for himself obviously, he bought it for his wife, Victoria. This was a rumour that went round in 2004 and neither of them ever cleared it up, but let's be sure that these two have definitely splurged out on crazy gifts on each other over the years.

24. $17k mattress - Daniel Radcliffe

40 of the Most Expensive Celebrity Purchases of All Time
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What do you think Harry Potter actually gets up to in his free time? What do you think he spends his fortune on? Well, Daniel purchased a $17,000 custom mattress from Savoir - a 100 year old luxury mattress maker. He's not one to spend his money on fancy things.

25. $314k mattress - Drake

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A celebrity to one up Daniel Radcliffe though, is the man, the legend, Drake who spent $314,000 on his horsehair mattress which he bought from Swedish company Hästens. The company say that this expensive mattress "let's you float". I should hope so for that price... shocking!

26. $200k in-house sonogram machine - Tom Cruise

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Tom Cruise is something of a mysterious celebrity with a lot of rumours circulating around about him. Back in 2004, Cruise revealed that he bought Katie Holmes her own personal in-home sonogram machine during her pregnancy which set him back $200,000.

27. $276,000 dinosaur skull - Nicholas Cage

Nicolas Cage stolen dinosaur skull: Hollywood stars should stop collecting fossils.
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Most of us know about this crazy celeb purchase, but we couldn't resist throwing it into the mix! The actor told THR, "I bought it at a legitimate auction and found out it was abducted from Mongolia illegally, and then I had to give it back. Of course it should be awarded to its country of origin. But who knew? Plus, I never got my money back. So that stank."

28. $38 million waterpark - Celine Dion

Celine Dion's Florida home actually sold for $28M - Curbed Miami
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When she's not spending money on her humidifier, Celine is enjoying her life at her water park. Said park is part of her $38 million mansion in Florida's super exclusive area, Jupiter Island. This mansion once was one of the most expensive celebrity homes.

29. $80k barbie - Beyonce

Beyonce And Jay-Z Spend $80K On Diamond-Encrusted Barbie For Blue Ivy
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Most of us buy our kids toy cars, or pay for a great party for their first birthdays, however, Beyonce and Jay-Z bought Blue Ivy an $80,000 diamond-encrusted Barbie for her birthday. I mean, what can a one-year-old really do with a diamond encrusted Barbie?

30. $60k sled - Steven Spielberg

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Back in the 80s, Steven Spielberg spent $60K on the Rosebud sled from Citizen Kane. He said, after giving it to the Academy Museum, "It's in my office right now and it's been there for years and years, ever since I purchased it. It was at home for a while and then it was in my office. But I think it really belongs in a museum so everybody can see it."

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