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8 Splurges of the Filthy Rich

When it comes to spending money, celebrities take the cake. Many celebrities go wild with their spending, which you may think makes sense with a steady flow of cash at all times. The most wealthy stars have made some purchases that might blow your mind. These are the celebs that make more money than most people can even fathom. Some of these buys are everyday items that cost more than you would guess, while other purchases are for things that are really off the wall. If you are ready to see just how much money celebs blow, check out these 8 splurges of the filthy rich. 

Tamara Ecclestone: 1.5 Million Bathtub

She may not be your everyday household name, but Tamara Ecclestone spends dough like any popular celeb you may know. The daughter of Formula One chief executive Ecclestone, Tamara purchased a custom-made crystal bathtub that went for over $1 million, with the crystal inlays costing over $800,000.

LeBron James: $1.5 Million Fitness Investment Yearly

What makes LeBron such an amazing athlete? His talent, drive and work ethic for sure are huge reasons for his consistently successful career. But the $1.5 million he invests in his health and fitness every year can’t hurt either. This is spread between his private chefs, masseuse, full gym in his house, personal trainers, and much more. 

Johnny Depp: $3 Million to Scatter Ashes

Having a very close relationship with the famous author Hunter S. Thompson, Johnny Depp went all out to scatter the ashes of his friend when he passed away. He reportedly spent $3 million on the event to blast Thompson’s ashes from a cannon. He even created a 150 foot tower that was emblazoned with the special signature symbol of Thompson, a “double-thumbed clenched fist clutching a peyote button,” according to the New York State Writers Institute. This was all carried out according to Thompson’s will and wishes.

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel: $6.5 Million Nuptials 

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel tied the knot in 2012 and really went all out to celebrate their love. They were married in Southern Italy in a destination wedding, where 100 guests were invited to spend the weekend with the new couple. The ceremony set them back a whopping $6.5 million. They even bought out an entire luxury hotel for all of their friends and family to enjoy their wedding weekend. 

Floyd Mayweather: $10 Million Engagement Ring

Boxer Floyd Mayweather has developed a reputation for elaborate spending. But no purchase may top his splurge of $10 million on an engagement ring to his former fiance. Even with such a heavy rock to solidify the marriage, the relationship did not last. 

Kim Basinger: $20 Million On Her Own Town

The former star of “LA Confidential” and “8 Mile,” Kim Basinger really took splurging to the next level when she bought an entire town in 1989. She purchased the town of Braselton, Georgia for $20 million, with a group of other investors. She ended up selling the town in 1993. 

Tony Robbins: $59 Million Private Jet

Tony Robbins is a self-made millionaire who made his fortune from being a public speaker and life coach. He spends his money on luxury, like his purchase of a private jet — a Bombarier Global Express XRS. This super large and sleek private jet set Tony Robbins back a cool $59 million. 

George Lucas: $100 Million “Skywalker” Ranch

The mastermind behind “Star Wars” has become filthy rich from his uber popular creation. He gave him a nice pat on the back with his purchase of a $100 million ranch, which he appropriately deemed the “Skywalker Ranch.” He apparently has his own staff of firefighters and fire trucks on duty to protect his property. 

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