Celebrity Photos with the Highest Price Tags
fierce bidding wars over the shots. Media outlets are generally tight-lipped about how much they cough up for the prized pics, but sometimes the info slips. Prepare to be amazed...
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's Twins
Price: $14 million
Details: People and London-based Hello! magazine split the hefty bill for exclusive pics of Brangelina's newborn twins Knox and Vivienne in August 2008. The publications handed over a reported $14 million -- after an intense bidding war -- for the shots of the famous family, making them the most expensive celebrity pictures ever sold. The issue of People contained 19 pages of exclusive pictures and a full interview with Brad and Angie.
The couple reportedly donated their earnings to an organization aimed at helping children around the world.
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony's Twins
Price: $6 million
Details: The first pics of J.Lo's twins Max and Emme allegedly fetched $6 million from People magazine in March 2008. This was the most a publication had spent on celeb photos -- that is, until the price tag on the pictures of the Jolie-Pitt twins made this figure look unreasonably low just months later.
The mag featured 12 pages of pictures of the couple's month-old babies at their Long Island home and nursery.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's Baby (Again!)
Price: $4 million
Details: Okay, so Brad and Angie totally got stiffed in June 2006 on pictures of their first biological child, Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt. The couple sold the baby photos to Getty Images in exchange for a donation to charity in 2005.
People reportedly paid Getty $4 million to use the six photos in their publication and the issue sold 2.2 million copies! Hello! magazine bought the British rights.
Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher's Wedding
Price: $3 million
Details: One of Hollywood's hottest couples raked in $3 million for their black and white wedding photos in October 2005. Demi and Ashton sold their shots to OK! magazine and the money was donated to Habitat for Humanity and the victims of Hurricane Katrina and Rita.
Eva Longoria and Tony Parker's Wedding July 2007
Price: $2 million
Details: OK! magazine strikes again! The publication plunked down $2 million for an intimate look at the actress and basketball star's Parisian wedding. Apparently the outlet outbid People magazine even before the couple's fairytale wedding.
Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth's Wedding
Details: The info on how much Reese and Jim received from People magazine for their exclusive wedding pictures has been kept under wraps, but we are willing to bet it was well over $1 million. The starlet's beautiful Ojai, California wedding was featured in the magazine's April 4, 2011 issue.