25 Crazy Things Rich People Bought Just Because They Could

While most of us usually try to get the best deal for the lowest price, there are people out there who actually take pride in doing the very opposite. Mainly rich people, who buy things just because they can. They want to own the most expensive things that are available, and why the heck not. They’re rich! What else are you supposed to do with all that money? (Rhetorical. Don’t answer that). There’s even a website that features insanely expensive, usually totally unnecessary stuff that rich people can buy to show off their wealth and affluence in the most ostentatious way. From gold backpacks, cell phones, bikes and shirts to a $50,000 kiss, a $115,000 lock of hair and even a human life. These wealthy people are definitely not reading our 25 ways to cut your spending and save money list. They don’t need to! They probably have enough money to last them a life time. In fact, they’d probably subscribe more to our most expensive yacht list than anything else (because every wealthy person needs a ridiculously expensive yacht). At any rate, if you’re interested in some of the most unnecessarily (but admittedly mind blowing) expensive and high end item’s you’ve ever seen, take a look at today’s list: 25 Crazy Things Rich People Bought Just Because They Could.

Subscribe to List25

Would you buy these expensive things if you were wealthy?

20

Town

BridgevilleSource and image: www.lolwot.com

Yes, if you are rich (and crazy) enough, you can buy a town. In 2002, the town of Bridgeville, California, was sold for $1.77 million in an eBay auction. Originally, the new owner wanted to revamp the town, however he sold it a few years later.

19

White truffle pizza

PizzaSource: www.msn.com, image: commons.wikimedia.org

Priced at $150 at Gordon Ramsey’s Maze restaurant in London, the most expensive commercially available pizza has a topping of onion puree, fontina cheese, baby mozzarella, pancetta, cep mushrooms, wild mizuna lettuce and a rare Italian white truffle.


18

Crystal-covered computer mouse

Crystals-covered computer mouseSource and image: buzzfeed.com

How much would you guess a computer mouse costs these days? $20, $30, $100 bucks maybe? Try $34,000. This is the running price for this luxurious mouse which is decorated with white Austrian strass and Swarowski crystals.

17

Gold bike

Gold bikeSource and image: www.goldgenie.com

Manufactured by Goldgenie, a company that specializes in the customization of households items, this racing bike is covered with a lustrous layer of 24-karat gold. For the exquisite price of $500,000 you can own this equally exquisite bike.


16

World´s most expensive cocktail

CocktailSource and image: en.wikipedia.org

With a price tag of almost $14,500, the Gigi’s cocktail was created for actress Grace Jones at the opening of Gigi’s restaurant in London. The cocktail was made from a luxurious mix of 1990 Vintage Cristal and an extremely rare 1888 Samalens Vieille Relique Vintage Bas Armagnac brandy, topped with Angostura Bitters and “lashings” of gold leaf.

SEE ALSO: 25 Life Hacks That Actually Don't Help Make Your Life Better »

NOW WATCH: 25 Surprising Facts About Coca-Cola You Might Not Know

Subscribe to List25


What do you think?

0 points
Upvote Downvote
25 Most Charming Alpine Towns You've Probably Never Seen

25 Most Charming Alpine Towns You’ve Probably Never Seen

25 Crazy Situations That Are Not Going To End Well

25 Crazy Situations That Are Not Going To End Well