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Money matters: Met Gala paid $1.5 mn to Katy Perry for gig, and raised $12 mn last year

The approximate cost for each table at the coveted affair is $275,000.

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Updated: May 08, 2018, 02.58 PM IST
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The Met Gala is supposed to be fashion’s biggest night. Behind all that charm is a lot of money. Here’s how much it takes to organise the affair:

$30,000
The price of each ticket to the Met Gala 2017. It was attended by 550 people

$275,000
The approximate cost for each table at the coveted affair

$3 million
The amount Yahoo, which sponsored the 2015 Met Gala, paid for two tables


$4,495 to $35,610
The estimated price range of gowns celebrities wear to the event

$680,916
The cost of Rihanna’s famous omelet dress at the Met Gala 2015

$1.5 million
The fee Katy Perry charged to perform last year

$12 million
The amount the Met Gala raised last year. Overall, Anna Wintour has raised approximately $186 million for the Costume Institute

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