How much does the Oscar statuette cost?

LOS ANGELES UNITED STATES.-When talking about the Oscar Awards, many questions arise about what surrounds this prestigious award ceremony.

What else do the winners earn? How much does the ceremony cost? What is the price of the statuettes?, among others, are some of the questions that film fans ask themselves.

On this occasion we will let you know some of these secrets that it keeps The academy.

READ: Besides the Oscar Award, what else do artists win?

The price of an Oscar statuette is quite high, because each January they are created from solid bronze and plated with 24-karat gold.

In addition, it measures 34.5 cm, so, due to the metals that make it up, it weighs approximately 4 kilos, said institution reported.

Epner Technologythe company that is currently in charge of making the statuettes, shared that its composition is: britannium, 2% copper metal alloy, 3% tin, 5% antimony (5%) and is plated in 24-carat gold.

OF INTEREST: Oscar 2022: Who are the presenters and guest artists?

With these data in mind, the production cost of each statuette could be approximately 400 dollars, however, its real price is higher.

Its real cost would amount to more than one million due to its importance.

It should be noted that according to the statutes of the Academy, “the winner will not sell or dispose of the statuette or allow it to be sold or eliminated by law, without first offering it to the Academy for the sum of one dollar. This provision will also apply to heirs and concessionaires.

FIND OUT: Who votes for the Oscars and how are the winners decided?