10 Expensive Things Owned By King of Pop Michael Jackson
He was the king of pop and one of the most recognizable faces in the world, he sold 750 million albums during his lifetime and he had a net worth of over $600 Million dollars. That’s why Vidello Productions is taking a look at 10 of the most expensive things previously owned by Michael Jackson.
10. White Sequined Rhinestone Glove
Worn by Michael Jackson on many occasions, including his first Moonwalk performance and hundreds of live shows. This glove became one of the pop icons greatest wardrobe features and was worn by millions of fans throughout the world.
The gloves origins lie in a tour of the production facilities at the company, Robert Abel & Associates, where Jackson saw Chief Editor Rick Ross wearing a white glove while editing some film.
The glove was the only one which Michael Jackson wore on his left hand, and has a coveted value of close to $100,000 dollars.
- Clothing Collection
Whether it was his extravagant jackets or pristine costumes from his younger years, Michael Jackson owned one of the biggest wardrobe collections in Hollywood.
His wardrobe collection was so big that it actually went on display in a London art gallery and these include a Scream video outfit and the helmet from the King of Pop’s 30th anniversary concert at Madison Square Gardens.
Overall, the jackets, gloves and costumes have a combined value of somewhere close to $100 Million Dollars, maybe more.
- Sunglasses Collection
Michael was a big time fan of sunglasses and owned many from the likes of Ray Ban and he was often seen wearing the aviator styles including the Ray-Ban 3025’s.
He went through a period of wearing Ray-Ban Wayfarer’s and was often seen wearing prescription frames as well.
Overall it was very rare to see him out in public without a pair of sunglasses on his face.
- Los Angeles Home
It was the home where he spent his final days and was known as the Holmby Hills mansion with massive rooms, ornate fireplaces and a huge kitchen.
The mega mansion also boasts seven bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, 12 fireplaces, a screening room, wine cellar, guest house and pool all on 1.25 acres of land in a secluded Los Angeles neighborhood.
The home was recently sold to an un-disclosed buyer for $18.1 Million Dollars.
- Art Collection
Its been one of the most elusive collections of the last half century, however Michael Jacksons art collection is vast, with works from Maurice Utrillo, Carl Johan Neumann and Paul Pascal.
He was also know to be an avid drawer himself and created hundreds of drawings and portraits of things that influenced his life including visits to famous places and people he met.
The collection of self inspired drawings which include one of the door to the white house, is said to be worth in excess of $90 million dollars and that’s before the paintings he owned by other people.
- Las Vegas Home
Known as the Thriller Villa, this 7 bedroom mega mansion also features 12 bathrooms with one stone bathroom featuring a huge shower and three sinks with a vanity.
Hidden in the basement is a private art gallery that was accessed from the outside by a private tunnel that Michael used to avoid the paparazzi.
To get even more serious, this home features a magnificent chapel that can seat over 70 people and if you’re not into weddings then the pitch perfect sound system can also be used as a recording studio.
Away from the main building is a 2,983-square foot guest house, swimming pool and a stable that can house 5 horses.
The property is valued at close to $10 Million Dollars.
- Custom Rolls Royce Limo
This one of a kind dark blue colored Rolls Royce Seraph limousine was custom made with everything the king of pop needed to travel in style.
From custom made furniture to curtains on the windows, the seats have been upholstered with some of the most expensive leather in the world and the floors have been lined with high end rugs.
The car has full gold trim and can reach top speeds of 100km an hour in just 3.9 seconds.
- Bahrain Home
During his infamous stay in Bahrain, Michael Jackson purchased a mansion in Sanad, about 10km south of Manama.
Not much is known about the home; however it is known to have featured at least 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms with a private swimming pool and was surrounded with private walls and electric gates.
The rumored price for this piece of luxury Middle East lifestyle was a cool $8 Million Dollars.
- Extravagant Car Collection
When it comes to cars, Michael Jackson was the king of Auto’s and his vast collection of 75 out ranks many Hollywood celebrities today.
As well as the limousine we have already featured, he owned 3 others including a 1990 Rolls Royce Silver Spur II.
Other cars in his prestigious collection included a heavily modified 1993 Ford Econoline van, a 1909 Model B Roadster and A1988 GMC Jimmy.
All of this is even before we get to the collectors editions he owned and a set of sports cars including Ferraris and a one of a kind Super Hot Car that looks like something from the future.
- Neverland Ranch
It’s one of the most iconic homes in the world and became one of the most photographed homes of all time.
Michael Jacksons Nederland ranch which spreads across 2,700-acres in Los Olivos, California, is officially named Sycamore Valley Ranch, but it was re-named after the king of pop bought it back in 1987.
The ranch was transformed into a huge amusement park with a 6 bedroom mansion at the centre with two train tracks, magnificent station with floral clock and many amusement rides.
The home also features a massive viewing room, numerous swimming pools, a mountain named after Michael’s mother and several guest houses where friends and family would often stay.
The ranch has a 10,000 volume library and a petting zoo and a massive kitchen.
The whole complex is reported to be worth in excess of $100 million dollars
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