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Celebrity Investments: What If These 10 Celebs Had Purchased Gold?

Celebrity Investments: What If These 10 Celebs Had Purchased Gold?
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Imagine that the following celebrities purchased $10,000 worth of gold during the year they were born. If they had kept the gold until today, 20, 60, even 116 years later, what would it be worth in U.S. dollars now?* How much more money would Oprah, Justin Bieber, and Bob Barker have? The numbers are intriguing.

* Figures calculated using spot gold price on May 8, 2014 of $1,287.90/oz. All prices are per ounce.

Alana Thompson ("Honey Boo Boo")
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Alana Thompson ("Honey Boo Boo")

Who: Star of TLC reality show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo
Age: 8
Birthday: 8/28/2005
Price of gold during year born: $444.74
Amount gold would be worth today: $28,958
Percentage increase: 190% 

Justin Bieber
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Justin Bieber

Who: Young Canadian singer of “Boyfriend” and “Baby”
Age: 20
Birthday: 3/1/1994
Price of gold during year born: $384.00
Amount gold would be worth today: $33,539
Percentage increase: 235% 

Mila Kunis
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Mila Kunis

Who: Star of That 70s Show and Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Age: 30
Birthday: 8/14/1983
Price of gold during year born: $424.00
Amount gold would be worth today: $30,375
Percentage increase: 204% 

Christian Bale
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Christian Bale

Who: Star of The Dark Knight and American Hustle
Age: 40
Birthday: 1/30/1974
Price of gold during year born: $154.00
Amount gold would be worth today: $83,630
Percentage increase: 736%

Sandra Bullock
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Sandra Bullock

Who: Star of Gravity and Academy Award winner for The Blind Side
Age: 50
Birthday: 7/26/1964
Price of gold during year born: $35.10
Amount gold would be worth today: $366,923
Percentage increase: 3569% 

Oprah Winfrey
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Oprah Winfrey

Who: Talk show host and the wealthiest African-American of the 20th century
Age: 60
Birthday: 1/29/1954
Price of gold during year born: $35.04
Amount gold would be worth today: $367,551
Percentage increase: 3576% 

Robert De Niro
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Robert De Niro

Who: Star of Taxi Driver and Meet the Parents
Age: 70
Birthday: 8/17/1943
Price of gold during year born: $33.85
Amount gold would be worth today: $380,473
Percentage increase: 3705% 

Joan Rivers
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Joan Rivers

Who: Comedienne and host of E! Entertainment’s Fashion Police
Age: 80
Birthday: 6/8/1933
Gold price during year born: $26.33
Amount gold would be worth today: $489,138
Percentage increase: 4791% 

Bob Barker
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Bob Barker

Who: Long-time host of The Price Is Right
Age: 90
Birthday: 12/12/1923
Price of gold during year born: $21.32
Amount gold would be worth today: $604,081
Percentage increase: 5941% 

Misao Okawa
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Misao Okawa

Who: Oldest living person in the world
Age: 116
Birthday: 3/5/1898
Gold price during year born: $18.98
Amount gold would be worth today: $678,556
Percentage increase: 6686%