If you love sneakers as much as we do, you’ll love our 2021 list of the top 10 most expensive sneakers ever sold.
As much as sneakers are built for function, their resale value can be so high you may scratch your head in confusion and disbelief. If you’d like to get Nike sneakers for a discounted price, Nike discount codes have you covered!
Of course for a pair of Grateful’s, you’re going to need a solid bank account.
The striking red sneakers, after release, were resold for $16,000 and $25,000!
Eminem x Carhartt Air Jordan 4
Touted as one of the best hip-hop artists in the world, Eminem, like many artists, loves sneakers.
This collab only produced 10 pairs and was sold directly through eBay for a whopping $30,000.
Eminem donated all proceeds to Michigan State Universities Music School.
Air Jordan 2 OG
Although not the best looking sneaker on this list, the Jordan 2 OG has a considerable amount of history behind it, which is why the sneaker sold for $31,000.
Air Jordan 11 ‘Jeter’
In 2017, the Jordan Brand released 5 pairs of Air Jordan 11s in navy velvet to commemorate Derek Jeter’s retirement. These sneakers were sold in a pop-up auction near Yankee Stadium and sold for $41,000.
Diamond Encrusted Air Force 1
Diamonds are, of course, very expensive. Unlike many shoes on this list that sell for a high price due to their limited quantity, the names behind the sneaker or who the sneaker was owned by, Big Bois Diamond Encrusted Air Force 1’s are not the rarest shoe in the world. This is why they only sold for $50,000, and the money was donated to his foundation.
Air Jordan 12 OVO (Drake Edition)
The Drake Edition of the OVO Jordan 12’s is arguably one of the biggest hits in the sneaker world selling for $100,000 on eBay. The sneaker became a staple in the major celebrity world, making sense after seeing the price tag.
Air Jordan 12 (Flu Game)
Michael Jordans’ Flu Game’ is one of the most famous, where he scored 38 points, seven rebounds and five assists in 44 minutes of play. These were the sneakers he wore in the game, and they sold for $104,000.
Buscemi 100 MM Diamond
The Buscemi 100 MM Diamond sneakers are loaded with 11.5 carats of diamonds and set in 18-karat gold. These are sneakers you definitely wouldn’t want to wear casually. The bling causes these sneakers to cost $132,000.
Michael Jordan’s Game Worn Converse Fastbreak
One of the most expensive game-worn sneakers ever sold, Michael Jordans Converse Fastbreak’s sold for an incredible $190,000. The high price tag is due to Michael Jordan winning gold at the Olympics in 1984 in these Converses and Michael signing the shoe.
Solid Gold OVO x Air Jordans
Matthew Senna, an American Artist, created a pair of solid 24k gold OVO Jordans. Each shoe weighed in at 50lbs and cost $2 million.
So there you have it, the top 10 most expensive sneakers ever sold - which one would you buy?
If you can’t afford any of these then don’t worry! The sneaker market is rapidly growing and as a result, re-selling sites and the emergence of platforms such as StockX have popped up so you can purchase the sneakers you want at a price you can afford. .