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13 Useless Expensive Things Celebrities Bought



Celebrities often have large bankrolls and make expensive purchases. These celebrities have some extravagant ways of showing off their wealth through purchasing some items that are pricey but rather questionable in value. So, let’s have a look at 12 ridiculous celebrity purchases. You’ll be surprised to find out some of the stuff they’ve bought!

1. Justin Bieber: Custom-Made Gold Grillz

Although Grillz (a decorative way to accessorize teeth) is not new in the Hollywood world since Justin Bieber bought himself a gold grill for his costume. It was something he bought for about $5,000. He was a child star at that time too but he certainly knew exactly how he wanted to spend his money, especially on things like this.

2. Miley Cyrus: Hair Extensions

With a net worth of $160 million, splurging $24,000 on hair extensions doesn’t seem too extravagant! Miley has always been a fan of long hair. She’s not afraid to spend serious cash on some custom-made extensions. In fact, flying them in from Italy was the only way she’d ever find ones that measured up to her particularly high standards!

3. Daniel Radcliffe: A Mattress

Daniel Radcliffe is on a roll when it comes to purchasing high-priced items.  It seems like daniel didn’t want to compromise on his sleep because he bought a mattress that costs $17,000. Of course, a soft mattress is important but don’t you think spending this much money is a little bit unnecessary. 

4. Kesha: Glitter

Kesha has been very popular over the years. Check out just how much it would cost to buy glitter in quantities like hers – with some estimates suggesting upwards of $40,000! We know Kesha can afford it, but we wonder if she still has glitter remnants from her concerts somewhere at home!

5. Victoria Beckham: A 24K Gold-Plated Cell Phone

iPhones have made their way in the market, always offering a unique look. The iPhone 4 happened to be one of the hottest phones on the market in 2011. Designer Stuart Hughes made a phone specially for Victoria Beckham that was gold-plated and weighed 150 grams. This extravagant phone cost over $33,000, but it was still ditched after only six months.

6. Donald Trump: Gold Plated Jet

Our list of extravagant celebrity purchases would be incomplete without Donald Trump! The president of America is known for his luxurious lifestyle and love for expensive purchases. In 2011, he bought a 757 from Paul Allen (co-founder of Microsoft) for $100 million. Trump made sure the jet had all the comforts of his own private mansion; mostly, every luxury item was plated in 24K gold.

7. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West: Gold-Plated Toilets

With Kayne west’s net worth of$1.3 billion and the 350 million of Kim Kardashian, there is nothing wrong with going to the bathroom in fashion or style. They bought a gold toilet for $750,000 after buying their Bel Air mansion. People said that the couple decided to spend a lot of money on upscale interior decorating. It explains why they spent almost $1 million on just their washroom.

8. Bono: A Plane Ticket For His Hat

You will surely be like “wait what?” after reading that Bono spent that much money on his hat’s plane ticket. He forget his signature hat in London when he was in Italy to perform. Rather than buying a new hat, he flew the hat to him on a first-class seat. Bono spent more than $1,500 just for his hat.

9. Celine Dion: A Humidifier

Celine Dion started living in Las Vegas in 2002, and she realize that she needs to have special and unique room accommodations. Thus, she decided to buy a humidifier for $2 million costs to combat the dry desert weather and protect her voice. This expensive humidifier hung from the ceiling. Do you really think this expensive humidifier was an absurd purchase?

10. Johnny Depp: Private Island

If Johnny Depp can spend more than $30,000 on just wine in a month, he can surely buy a private island. Nevertheless, he buy the island before Johnny was in dept. He purchase a Little Halls Pond Cay in the Bahamas in 2004 for $3.6 million. Johnny Depp has always been a giant spender. The stunning private island shows 45 acres of privacy to the actor. Johnny also owns a dozen of houses other than this stunning island.

11. Mike Tyson: A 24K Gold Bathtub

Mike Tyson was spending so much money when he was at the top of his boxing career. Before his rape conviction, he bought a 24k gold bathtub for his now ex-wife Robin Givens. It is actually a crazy purchase because he spends $2.2 million on the purchase of this bathtub. Now they are no longer married, who got the bathtub?

12. Lady Gaga: Electromagnetic Field Meter to Detect Ghosts

Here is the super expensive and strange celebrity purchase. Lady Gaga is as serious as it gets when it comes to keeping evil spirits out of her home. The famous singer spent $50,000 on an electromagnetic field meter and ghost hunters to keep evil spirits out of her home. Maybe, earning a lot of money can make you spend some on crazy things.

13. Nicholas Cage: A Dinosaur Skull

Once upon a time when Nicholas Cage was in a bidding war over the coolest celebrity purchase of all time with Leonardo DiCaprio. He bought a skull of a tyrannosaurus Bataar. He purchases it at the auction for $276,000 and keep this skull for many years. But in 2015, it is said that the skull was never meant to be sold as it was stolen. That’s why he had to turn over the skull of the tyrannosaurus so it could be returned to Mongolia.

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