12 most dumb things you would ever dream of buying ,but rich people buy
12. $15 Million iPhone
Mobile phone have become a necessity in today’s world, via surfing the web or using it to call friends and family, everyone has one.
Just in billionaires’ fashion of course, you have to take that over the top too and what better way to do that than to create a $15 million iPhone.
This random business man from Hong Kong IPhone 5 is absolutely covered in gold and diamonds. Not just any diamond but an extremely rare 26 karat black diamond. I’m not joking, he literally used that as his home button.
Going even further than that, he used rare white diamonds to line the outer casing in the Apple logo.
Is it insanely good looking? Yeah. Is it insanely expensive considering how often iPhones get new releases? Also yes.
I’m still low-key jealous that this dude has all these spare cash lying around to spend $15 million pimped-out case for his iPhone 5. Hey, on the bright side, I bet that screen still cracks if he drops it.
11. $3.2 Million Dog Collar
You can have all the fame and fortune in the world but if you can’t share it with someone like a dog, is it really worth it?
Okay, I’ll be specific but dogs are man’s best friend for a reason a what better way to spoil them than a $3.2 million collar? With 1,600 hand-placed diamonds, this collar is sure to make your dog an absolute icon.
Where it isn’t covered in diamonds, it is blinged out in 18 karat white gold, and the strap is made from actual crocodile leather. The senior editor of Forbes even called it the Bugatti of dog collars and it’s easy to see why.
Known by its maker as Amour Amour, this collar is over the top and its known as the most expensive dog collar on the market.
I love my dog but even if I had that much spare cash lying around, I won’t get him this. I think the dog will choose a piece of meat over this collar.
10. Mercedes SL600 Encrusted with 300,000 Diamonds
Supercars are pretty average things for billionaires to own. I mean who wouldn’t want to buy a new Lamborghini or Ferrari if you have infinite money.
This entry is taking that whole idea and cranking it up to an entirely different level.
Owned by the Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, this particular vehicle is a Mercedes SL600 worth an estimated $4.8million. Since the prince as been reported by Forbes magazine as one of the top 10 richest people in the world, are we really surprised?
$4.8 million is what he probably uses as toilet paper when you are that rich.
This sick Mercedes is encrusted with 300,000 diamonds and it’s easily the most expensive car of its make in the world.
Its definitely one of the dumbest ones on this list but when you keep reading, you’ll find out that there are dumber things than this.
9. Golden Bathroom
We’ve seen a few items on this list be coated in gold or diamonds already, so let’s get a little crazier and talk about this solid gold bathroom.
Located in Manhattan’s Soho neighborhood, this is a masterbath in a $12 million loft.
The price tag on the entire apartment is enormous but what a large amount of that money is being made up by just the bathroom and more specifically, the golden bathtub.
I can’t even imagine spending this much cash on a bathroom, I mean does it really make your showers or your time on the toilet that much better?
But seriously how extra do you have to be to bathe in a golden tub, really how do you even get to that point?
I guess we can ask Mike Tyson as he also picked up a 24k solid gold tub estimated $2.2million.
8. Paris Hilton’s Dog Mansion
I love my dog, I do a lot for my dog but spending millions of dollars recreating a mansion just for my dog is definitely not something that would come to my mind if I had the money.
Here we have purchase made by Paris Hilton, similar to that diamond dog collar from earlier, she is yet another rich person treating her puppies right.
In fact, Paris had an entire seperate mini-mansion replica of her own mansion made just for all of her dogs to chill in.
It’s pretty much a pimped out dog house and it even has furnitures and dressers with little dog clothes in it.
These dogs have it good, they even have a working air-conditioner and heating inside the place. What more could a dog even want?
7. Gold Toilet and Gold Toilet Paper
We’ve been over a number of questionable golden purchases but this one is even more odd than the golden bathtub and I know saying that sounds a little crazy.
In what world would you ever need a solid gold toilet and a matching gold toilet paper? Jokes aside, I have zero idea of what would possess someone to buy a gold toilet.
I mean, unless you don’t have to wash it because it cleans itself, I don’t see the use.
It’s like the icing on the cake, when you’ve shown everybody your massive house, and when they need to go to the toilet, boom! golden toilet.
Considering Kanye West has this in every bathroom in his and Kim’s mansion, he must have some incredible time on the toilet.
I can maybe see the toilet being fine after thinking about it a little but why spend over a million dollars on rolls of gold toilet paper, like doesn’t that hurt your bum?
6. Writing ‘Hamad’ on an Entire Island
Everybody has written their names in the sands at least once in their lives, it’s funny and cool. Living the life of a billionaire of course, you can take that idea to the extreme.
This purchase was made by Hamad bin Khalifa Al thani, a member of the ruling families of Abu Dhabi. Honestly, unlike other entries on this list, he has left his mark on the world with this one literally.
Located on the island of Al Futaisi, UAE, Hamad decide to have his name carved directly into the island.
This massive carving is an insane 2 miles long and 1,100 yards tall. It’s a lasting impression for sure.
One of the things that helps it last is that rather than being washed away with the tides, it was actually intentionally built with waterways to absorb the on-coming waves.
Out of the things on this list, i kind of respect this one, not that I would spend hundreds of thousands of dollars if I had it, just to have my name on the beach.
But it’s definitely a cool and unique way for you to be seen by the world and for you to be remembered for years to come.
5. $24,000-Per-Trip Barber
When you find the right barber or hairdresser that really gives you that haircut you are looking for, it’s like finding a diamond in a haystack. This is one lesson from me to you, treat them well.
The Sultan of Burnei though, might be a little too generous with his.
Considering that his barber gets a pretty good pay day every month with him being paid roughly $24,000 per trip to Brunei, haircuts cannot be that expensive.
Not only that, but he has his housing, flight and everything completely covered by the Sultan as well.
After having his haircut by the same barber for 16 years, I can’t blame the guy for wanting to have his barber around for a fresh new trim.
Being paid that much money every month must be nice but imagine the stress each time, like, you want to cut this man’s hair and you accidentally cut off a tiny patch or go a little too short.
Then again, with a payday like that to look forward to, it’s no surprise that he finds himself coming back each time.
If this guy ends up calling it quits, with the barbing gig, I can imagine the line of barbers waiting to take his place.
4. Shark Art
Art is a really odd thing, some sell for hundreds of dollars and are beautiful, then some works are considered abstract like a banana taped to a wall and was sold for $120,000, for real.
But we are not talking about that right now, we are talking about an art piece made by an artist Damien Hirst and its literally a shark encased in Formaldehyde which is some kind of liquid that preserves tissue of dead human or animals so that it never decays.
The shark itself was sold to Hirst for $8,000 but the labor required also caused him an additional $65,000. Here is the kicker, compared to how much this piece of art sold for, the price he paid was chum change.
Sold to Prof. Stephen Cohen for an estimated $8million, this ended up being one expensive sea creature. If I had something like this in my house, I would probably go to the kitchen at night only to low-key freak out.
3. Lady Gaga – ‘Ghost Detector’
lady gaga has always been a mysterious figure ever since her debut in 2005, but even knowing that, I’m still scratching my head when you tell me she bought a ‘Ghost Detector’ back in 2010.
Better known as EMF or Electric Field Meter, devices like these are intended to let us detect any spirit in the room through the electrical currents in the air.
I have no idea why a massive star like her would even want to purchase something like this, let alone with the price tag of $50,000.
She said the purchase was made after she felt like she might have a stalker she just couldn’t shake.
She even named the stalker ‘Ryan’ and she kept saying that he was a spirit that was stalking her as she was touring the world in the start of the 2010s.
Paranoia can make you do crazy things but paying $50,000 for a ‘Ghost Detector’ is definitely taking things a bit too far.
2. Shirt Entirely Made of Gold
I understand loving gold but this guy takes it to a whole new level with his 22 karat gold button-up shirt.
I love the blind but imagine how it feels for it to get dirt on it, not to mention that it weighs 4kg which is nearly the weight of 30 regular T-shirts.
I love quality clothes but the $320,000 price tag is a little out of my budget for a night out with my friends in the town.
1. Pen Encrusted with 4,810 Diamonds
For our number one spot, we have the world’s most expensive pen you’ll never use. Made by jeweler Mont Blanc, this fountain pen is encrusted with a insane 4,810 diamonds.
It’s a limited edition item only produced at the rate of 8 pen per year and sold at $160,000 per pen.
To put that into perspective, you can buy 1.9 million ball point pens at this price. I just hope it writes well for this price.
I mean it looks great, but only billionaires with stupid amount of extra cash lying around can think of buying something like this.
Considering they produce only 8 per year, I assume they have to sell that many which still pretty insane, especially considering most people don’t even handwrite things nowadays.
I hope you like the article. Would you consider purchasing any of the things on this list if you had the money?