Friday, October 29, 2010

most expensive celebrity photographs
This is a list of the most expensive celebrity photographs. Over the years magazines have been paying and willing to pay an exorbitant amount for exclusivity to celebrity photos, be they weddings, births, or just everyday photos. The public's desire to see and hear everything within the celebrity's world has driven this quest.
This Forbes' list has surveyed the top-priced photos sales in the United States for the past 10 years and came up with what they feel is the 13 most expensive celebrity photos (magazine note: estimates are not adjusted for inflation).

1. Baby photos of Knox and Vivienne with mother, Angelina Jolie & father, Brad Pitt
knox-leon-and-vivienne-marcheline-angelina-jolie-twins
People Magazine and Hello! Magazine
July 2008
Purported Price Tag: $14 million





2. Baby photos of Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt ~ mother, Angelina Jolie & father, Brad Pitt
Shiloh-Nouvel-Jolie-Pitt-Baby
People Magazine
June 2006
Purported Price Tag: $4.1 million

3a. Wedding Photos of Demi Moore & Ashton Kutcher
ashton-Kutchers-Wedding-Photos
OK! Magazine
October 2005
Purported Price Tag: $3 million (tie)

3b. Baby Photos of Levi Alves McConaughey with mother, Camila Alves & father, Matthew McConaughey
Baby Photos of Levi Alves McConaughey with mother
OK! Magazine
October 2005
Purported Price Tag: $3 million (tie)

4a. Wedding Photos of Eva Longoria & Tony Parker
eva-longoria-and-tony-pareker-wedding-ok-magazine
OK! Magazine
July 2007
Purported Price Tag: $2 million (tie)

4b. Photos of Larry Birkhead & daughter Danielynn
larry-Birkhead-Daughter-Danielynn
OK! Magazine
April 2007
Purported Price Tag: $2 million (tie)

4c. Post adoption photos of Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt ~ mother Angelina Jolie & father, Brad Pitt
pax-Thien-Jolie-Pitt-Post-Adoption-Photos
People Magazine
March 2007
Purported Price Tag: $2 million (tie)

5. Baby photos of Max Liron Bratman with mother, Christina Aguilera & father, Jordan Bratman
christina-aguilera-max-liron-baby-pictures
People Magazine
January 2008
Purported Price Tag: $1.5 million

6. "Wedding" Photos of Anna Nicole Smith & Howard K. Stern
anna-nicole-smith-wedding
People Magazine
September 2006
Purported Price Tag: $1 million

7a. Baby Photos of Sean Preston Federline with mother, Britney Spears & father, Kevin
sean-Preston-Federlines-Baby-Pictures
People Magazine
November 2005
Purported Price Tag: $500,000 (tie)

7b. The First Couple Photos of Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt
angelina-Jolie-Brad-Pitts-First-Couple-Photos
Us Weekly Magazine
April 2005
Purported Price Tag: $500,000 (tie)

7c. Photos of pregnant Angelina Jolie
Angelina-Jolies-Visibly-Pregnant-Photos
People Magazine
January 2006
Purported Price Tag: $500,000 (tie)

8. Anna Nicole Smith, Danielynn, & son Daniel before his d-eath
Anna-Nicole-Smith-Son-Daniel
In Touch Weekly Magazine
September 2006
Purported Price Tag: $400,000
Source: Forbes

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