Top 10 Most Expensive Things in the World

Top 10 Most Expensive Things in the World

If you had an unlimited bank balance in your account, what would you want to buy the most expensive thing in the world? Would you even consider buying something expensive? Well, there are some famous personalities and anonymous people who spent a whopping amount on things while some built them and made them and priced them at a very high value. Today, we have listed down the top 10 most expensive things in the world.

1. Yacht History Supreme – $4.5 Billion

The world’s most unique Yacht History Supreme is the most expensive thing in the world. These 30-meter Yacht took 3 years to build, and it required around 100,000 kilograms of Solid Gold and Platinum. This is considered the most expensive thing in the world worth $4.5 billion. The Yacht Supreme History is owned by a guy named Robert Kuok who is the billionaire creator of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts. The Yacht’s feature wall is made of T-Rex bone and Meteorite and is claimed to include a bottle of booze with an 18.5-carat diamond on it.

2. Hubble Telescope – 2.1 Billion USD

The Hubble Telescope is considered the second-most expensive thing in the world. This Telescope also holds the Guinness World Record for being the world’s most expensive telescope. It was first launched in 1990 with a cost of around $1.5 billion and has been responsible for major discoveries ever since. It has helped in confirming that the entire universe is expanding and also helped in understanding the age of the universe. The reason behind this being expensive is that a bunch of new technologies had to be invented just to make it work.

3. Antilia – 2 Billion USD

Antilia, located in Mumbai and owned by Asia’s Richest BIllionaire Mukesh Ambani is the next most expensive thing in the world. It is a 27-story building that houses everything. The Antilia boasts 3 helipads, 9 elevators, a 50-seat home theater, and other extravagant luxuries and you name it. It is claimed that the building is designed in such a way that it can survive an earthquake of magnitude 8.0.

4. Villa Leopolda – USD 506 Million

The fourth most expensive thing in the world is Villa Leopolda. From Kings to Businessmen, the Villa has been a residence of many elites over the years. After Antilis, Villa Leopolda is the second most expensive house in the world. As per sources, this building served as a hospital during World War 2 and has been constructed by several people ever since. It was originally commissioned by King Leopold ii of Belgium for his mistress Caroline.

5. The Card Players Painting – 275 Million USD

The Card Players Painting by French artist Paul Cezzane is the next most expensive thing in the world. This painting is owned by the Royal Family of Al Thani in Qatar, which is believed to be the world’s fourth richest country in the world. Would you spend money painting worth such an extravagant amount?

6. Jeff Bezos’ Beverly Hills House – $165 Million

No wonder Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos also claims to own one of the richest things in the world. Bezos is known for owning a lot of real estate such as a $119 million mansion, a $23 million house in Washington D.C.and also $23 million worth of New York condo. However, his exorbitant property to date is known to be his $165 million estate in Beverly Hills.

7. Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I’- $135 Million

After the card players’ painting, this is the second most expensive painting in the world that costs millions of dollars. The Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I’ was last sold in 2006 for $135 million. This portrait is highly appreciated for the mix of naturalism and arguably it is one of the most famous portraits of Gustav Klimt.

8. Garcon a la Pipe – $104 Million

A boy with a pipe by Pablo Picasso is the third most expensive thing and the third most expensive painting in the world. This piece of artwork was sold for $104 million in 2004 in an auction. No wonder Picasso’s painting is also included as the most expensive thing in the world.

9. The Graff Hallucination Watch – $55 Million

The Graff Hallucination currently holds the record for the most expensive watch ever made. This watch is made of 110 carats of very rare and very large colored diamonds set in a platinum bracelet. It is valued at $55 million. It is an undisputed one-of-a-kind display of craftsmanship.

10. 1962 Ferrari GTO – $48.4 Million

Do you love cars? Would you ever spend an extravagant amount of money on a car that is worth spending? Well, an anonymous buyer spent a whopping $48.4 million on a 1962 Ferrari GTO. Cars are not surprising to find on the list of the most expensive things in the world.

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