The Most Expensive Celebrity Auctions Of 2012

Jon Bon JoviOne person paid more than $37,000 to meet Jon Bon Jovi at the Kings of Suburbia Benefit Concert in December.

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Every year online charity auction siteĀ Charitybuzz helps bring millions of dollars to various nonprofit organisations.Last year, the website auctioned more than 9,500 packages to raise more than $25 million for Sandy Relief, the American Red Cross, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, and more.

Charitybuzz shared its top celebrity auctions of the past year with us.

From VIP concerts with Taylor Swift and Jon Bon Jovi to private meetings with George Clooney and Diddy see what stars people paid the most to see in person.

23. Someone paid $28,500 to go to a New York Fashion Week show with Anna Wintour and tour the Vogue offices.

22. A person bid $28,500 to sit with Mike Tyson at the Pacquiao / Marquez fight in Las Vegas.

Funds went toward the Mike Tyson Cares foundation.

Funds benefit the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE).

Proceeds went toward the Joyful Heart Foundation.

16. A person bid $37,500 to meet with Jon Bon Jovi at the Kings of Suburbia Benefit Concert.

Funds went toward Hamilton College.

15. $38,500 for two people to eat lunch with Mark Cuban in Los Angeles, California or Dallas, Texas.

Funds benefit Autism Speaks.

14. $42,388 to meet Jeremy Lin, his signed jersey from the win against the Lakers, and four VIP tickets to the Knicks vs. Hawks game.

13. $43,000 to receive a one-hour private lesson with tennis greats Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf in Las Vegas.

Funds benefitted the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

12. $47,500 for a 30-minute meeting with music industry exec Clive Davis and the opportunity to perform a three-song demo.

11. $50,000 to meet with Weinstein Company head Harvey Weinstein in New York City or Los Angeles.

Funds went to The Rose Home.

8. $58,000 was paid to eat lunch with George Clooney and EW veteran Dave Karger at Soho House in West Hollywood.

Proceeds went toward the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN).

5. A person who paid $90,000 received a Gibson Les Paul guitar signed by performers of the 12-12-12 Concert including Billy Joel, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, and Bruce Springsteen.

4. Someone paid $100,000 to receive a private lesson with tennis champion Rafael Nadal.

Money went toward the Rafa Nadal Foundation.

3. The person who bid $135,000 received a Fender Bass guitar signed by performers at the 12-12-12 Concert including Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Roger Daltry, and Chris Martin.

Funds benefitted the Robin Hood Foundation for Sandy Relief.

2. Someone paid $185,000 to have lunch with Mayor Michael Bloomberg in New York City.

Funds went toward the Humane Society.

1. The person who paid $212,000 received VIP seats to a U2 show, met Bono backstage afterward, and received his Irish Falcon Gretsch Guitar signed and personalised.

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