Must Read: Mind-Blowing Facts For The Upcoming Oscars

Wallet Hub sent me this amazing infographic with awesome facts for the Oscars this Sunday. Here are some highlights.

  • 1st: Year in which black actors were nominated in every acting category.
  • 21st: Nomination by sound mixer Kevin O’Connell (Hacksaw Ridge), who holds the record for the most Oscar nominations without a single win.
  • $2.1M: Cost of a 30-second commercial during the Oscars telecast (58% less than the Super Bowl).
  • $696: Current value of the 24-karat gold-plated Oscar statuette.
  • $30K: Cost of the 16,500-square-foot Oscars red carpet.
  • $42.8M: Total cost of Oscars ceremony.

The infographic, below, shows some mind-blowing facts of the past and present Academy Awards. So cool!


Source: WalletHub