Some of The Insane Things Nicolas Cage Spent His Money On

Some of The Insane Things Nicolas Cage Spent His Money On

  • By Movie Moments
  • Nov 03
Nic Cage and Dinosaur Skull
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Alright, folks, let’s dive into the wonderfully weird world of Nicolas Cage. I mean, this guy is like the Picasso of Hollywood, a true masterpiece of eccentricity.

 

So, first things first, Nic Cage’s acting style, it’s like nothing you’ve seen before. He’s not just an actor; he’s a one-man show. And his roles? Well, let’s just say he doesn’t play it safe. But that’s not where the Cage-craziness ends. Off the set, he’s got this reputation for being the center of Hollywood gossip. You can’t escape the Cage intrigue, my friends.

 

Now, here’s where it gets interesting – his exuberant spending. This guy spends money like a drunken sailor and truly doesn’t give a fuck.

 

I’m talking about an impressive real estate portfolio and a collection of rare items that could rival a museum. But let’s break down some of the craziest chapters of the Cage Chronicles.

First, the Nic Cage Castle Quest.

This dude once owned not one but two European castles! He was meditating, reading philosophy books, and somehow decided he’s gotta find the Holy Grail. So, he’s reading about it, and wherever he reads about the Grail, he’s off to buy a property there. Spent a cool 13 million bucks in Europe on places like Neidstein Castle in Germany and Midford Castle in the UK. But guess what? No Grail. It’s like building a library without finding the right book. He’s like, “Where’s the Grail, man? Here? There?” Talk about a treasure hunt gone wild!

Now, let’s talk about the T-Rex-sized purchase.

When you’ve got millions, why not snag a dino skull, right? Nic Cage thought that was a fantastic idea and dropped $276,000 on a Tyrannosaurus Bataar skull from a Manhattan auction. I mean, who wouldn’t want a massive, sharp-toothed skull as a conversation starter, right? But here’s the twist – that skull was smuggled from Mongolia! Nic Cage had to give it up and took a quarter-million-dollar hit. He just said, “That stunk.” Yeah, understatement of the century!    

Then there’s the chat Nic Cage had with The New York Times.  He blamed his financial bruises on real estate. But the media? They’re all about his bizarre buys. He’s like, “Look, you got good investments and bad ones.” And he’s got a point because he made a killing on an Action Comics #1, the one that first introduced Superman, bought it for 150 grand and sold it for 2 million! Now, that’s a jackpot.    

But the media, they’re more into showcasing his wacky purchases, like those shrunken pygmy heads and the time he owned not one but two albino king cobras! Oh yeah, and an octopus too! Nic Cage just said, “What’s an octopus, 80 bucks? You’re not gonna go broke buying an octopus.” Classic Cage logic right there.    


Now, he’s got a net worth of around 25 million bucks. He’s still cranking out movies like a champ. Sure, he’s had a few financial faceplants, but Nic Cage, he’s still a national treasure, no doubt about it!

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