25 Most Expensive Sneakers Ever Made
The average Joe uses shoes just to get from one to place to the other in relative comfort. However, the more sports-minded have other goals in mind. The highest-paid athletes probably have hundreds of shoes for the sport they play and for the after-parties they attend. Getting the most performance out of a shoe is a top priority for athletes especially basketball players. Michael Jordan practically makes more of a fortune off shoes than his basketball career. Many upscale sneakers have prices that rival the most expensive luxury brands in the world. Certain Limited Edition shoes can even drive up a high price tag. So, with that in mind, here are the 25 most expensive sneakers ever made.
Air Jordan III OG – $4,500
The Air Jordan III OG was the pair of shoes Michael Jordan wore when he slam dunked over Dominque Wilkins. While there have been plenty of re-issues, the earlier models are worth far more.
Nike Foamposite One "Sole Collector" - $6,000
The Nike Foamposite One “Sole Collector” was developed in 1997 and was groundbreaking for its design but didn’t have the best performance.
Nike Dunk Low Pro SB Pigeon - $6,000
The Nike Dunk was released around 2005 and gradually became more and more popular over time. When the Nike Dunk Low Pro SB Pigeon was released, there was a limited supply and a riot almost broke out in New York City for the pair.
Air Jordan 12 OVO - $6,000
Released recently, some shoe enthusiasts have called the Air Jordan 12 Ovo the “best shoe of the year.”
Nike Lebron 9 Low "LeBronold Palmer" - $7,000
A rare pair of Nike’s never released to the public, the Nike Lebron 9 Low is only size 13.