Diamond studded barbie dolls, private jets, BMW’s and more – These are the gifts that Kylie Jenner, Tom Cruise, David Beckham, and the Kardashians casually buy for their kids

Kylie Jenner and her daughter Stormi Webster – who at two years old has a lavish jewellery collection including a US$1 million diamond ring. Photo: @kyliejenner/Instagram


Can you imagine receiving a diamond ring as a two-year-old? It’s not too hard to believe when your mum is Kylie Jenner, who was once listed as the world’s youngest self-made billionaire. We’d consider Stormi Webster one of the luckiest toddlers ever born after receiving a US$1 million diamond ring as a birthday gift.

Besides Stormi, the children of some of the world’s most rich and famous certainly receive better gifts than the “average” person. From a diamond-encrusted Barbie to a private jet worth millions, check out these incredibly expensive gifts millionaire celebs have given their kids.

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US$760,000 artwork for Harper Beckham
In 2014, power couple David and Victoria Beckham gifted their daughter Harper with a commissioned painting by one of the UK’s most famous artists, Damien Hirst.

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The two-metre-tall heart-shaped painting embellished with butterflies is believed to have been worth US$760,000. Small change for a couple worth US$900 million. The painting now hangs in the nine-year-old’s bedroom.

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US$65,000 Michael Jackson jacket for North West
Besides young Stormi, seven-year-old North West is another lucky Kardashian, who received a black velvet jacket which once belonged to pop superstar Michael Jackson, worth US$65,000, from her doting parents.


Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, with a combined net worth of US$2.2 billion, didn’t blink when they bought the piece of pop history at an auction last year to make Christmas just a little bit more special for little Northie.

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US$80,000 diamond-encrusted barbie for Blue Ivy Carter
Blue Ivy certainly celebrated a very sparkly first birthday when her parents went all out and bought her a custom-made diamond-encrusted Barbie.


Beyoncé and Jay-Z, whose combined net worth would be about US$1.34 billion, spent almost US$80,000 on the blingy Mattel doll. This doesn’t factor in the cost for Blue Ivy’s first birthday bash.

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Did Aaradhya Bachchan really get a US$32,000 Mini Cooper?
In 2012, when she’d just turned one, it was reported that Aaradhya Bachchan had received a swanky BMW Mini Cooper from her magnanimous parents, Bollywood film producer Abhishek Bachchan and actress Aishwarya Rai.


However only after the press had a field day with such extravagance, months later grandfather Amitabh Bachchan, 77, stepped in to say the red and black luxury vehicle was actually his, claiming the distinctive number-plate was actually a reference to his own second birthday.

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US$7 million private jet for Suri Cruise
What’s a seven-year-old supposed to do with a private jet? You’ll need to ask Suri Cruise, who probably set a record for one of the best birthday gifts a child could ever receive. Well, most expensive, anyway.

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Award-winning actor Tom Cruise dropped US$7 million on a Cessna Citation private jet for Suri’s birthday present. Don’t worry, the private jet barely scratches the surface of the actor’s US$570 million-deep pockets.

Note: This story was originally published on SCMP and has been republished on this website.

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