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21 Most Outrageous Celebrity Purchases (PHOTOS)

What would you buy if money was no object? A million-dollar house? Your dream car? All the stuff your kids beg for every time you make a Target run?

Whatever you would purchase, it's probably small potatoes compared to what celebs spend their coins on. From private islands to gold-plated toilets, take some money spending pointers from these celebs.

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Talk about an upgrade. When Beyoncé performed at the 2007 BET Awards, the songstress wore what have to be the most expensive leggings ever purchased: a $100,000 pair from Balenciaga. Why so much? They were made of actual gold.

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Forbes reports that Kanye West and Kim Kardashian spent $750,000 on four gold-plated toilets for their home. Apparently, nothing is too good for their number twos.

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3Mariah Carey & James Packer

Despite the fact that Carey is still technically married to ex Nick Cannon, new boyfriend James Packer popped the question earlier this month with a massive $10 million, 35-carat diamond engagement ring.

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4Kim Basinger

Buying a building? Small potatoes. Actress Kim Basinger and other investors bought Braselton, a small town in her native Georgia, for a whopping $20 million. They intended to turn it into a tourist location, but had no luck. Just five years later, she sold it for $1 million.

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5Johnny Depp

Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp apparently couldn't get enough of the island life. In 2004, he bought Little Hall's Pond Cay for $3.6 million. The private island is in the Bahamas and the buildings all run on solar power.

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ANTI superstar Rihanna pays her hairstylist, Ursula Stephen, $22,400 a week to do her hair. That comes out to more than $1.16 million a year!

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7Justin Bieber

Bad boby singer Justin Bieber shelled out about $100,000 for a customized Batmobile. The car features the Batman logo on the grill, a matte black paint job and suicide doors.

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9Celine Dion

Vocal chords need love, too, especially if they're megastar belter Celine Dion's. When the Canadian singer entered into a $100 million contract with Ceasars Palace in Las Vegas, it included a $95 million purpose-built venue, complete with a requested humidifier system that sprays mist on her while she sings. The cost: $2 million.  

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10Mike Tyson

When retired champion boxer Mike Tyson was married to Robin Givens (remember her?), he splurged on a $2 million gold-plated bathtub for her birthday.

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11Angelina Jolie Pitt

What do you get the man who already has a helipad? In 2012, Angelina surprised then-fiance Brad with helicopter and flying lessons. The damage: Nearly $1.6 million.

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Though he doesn't like to share the details, Senegalese-American singer Akon has confirmed that he owns a diamond mine. "It's real complicated," he told EW. "You can just know that I own it."

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14Ashton Kutcher

Talk about the final frontier: In 2012, the Jobs star paid $200,000 to be the 500th person to go into space via Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo. He has not yet blasted off.

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15Lady Gaga

So maybe she's not super fond of "little monsters"? The American Horror Story: Hotel star and singer Lady Gaga reportedly dropped $50,000 on an Electro-Magnetic Field Reader, which sense when ghosts are around.

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17Nicolas Cage

Eccentric actor Nicolas Cage has a penchant for making purchases as zany as the charecters he has played. He has bought three castles, two islands, 50 cars (including a $495,000 used Lamborghini) and a dinosaur skull that set him back $276,000.

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The singer says she spends "a few thousand a month" on—wait for it—glitter.

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19Victoria Beckham

So, talk isn't cheap? Posh Spice once paid just under $36,000 for a 24-carat gold-plated cell phone from UK-based designer Stuart Hughes.

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