5 X SPECIAL PURCHASES BY CELEBRITIES

Celebrities are wealthy and can often buy whatever they want. There are some who buy special items just because they can. A list of ridiculously expensive, special purchases by celebrities. Curious?

Online editorial staff: Natasha Hendriks

There was a time when Nicholas Cage was in a bidding war with Leonardo DiCaprio over the coolest celebrity purchase of all time: it was the skull of a Tyrannosaurus Bataar. Cage bought it at auction for €230,000. In 2015, it was reported that the skull was never meant to be sold because it was stolen. Although the actor paid a lot for it, he agreed to return the skull so it could be returned to Mongolia.

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There's nothing wrong with going to the bathroom in style. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West thought exactly that. Both decided to get gold toilets in their home after buying their Bel Air mansion. Four gold-plated toilets were installed at a cost of $580,000.

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Tamara Ecclestone, the daughter of Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone, has spent €1.2 million for a bathtub made entirely of crystal, making it one of the coolest purchases by celebrities. Workers were "sent up the Amazon" to collect crystal to make this magnificent bath.

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Da Vinci's Journal

In 1994, Bill Gates bought the Codex Leicester, the most famous of 30 surviving journals by Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci. Gates paid €25.6 million for the document, making it the most expensive book ever sold, and then had the book digitally scanned and made available on CD-ROM for less than €25.

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The former president of America, Donald Trump, is known for his luxurious lifestyle. In 2011, he bought the Boeing 757 from Paul Allen (co-founder of Microsoft) for € 82.5 million. Trump made sure that the jet had all the amenities of a house and also most of the things are covered with 24-carat gold.

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