Barbie by the numbers

Barbie by the numbers

$382,530
The highest auctioned price of a Barbie doll, in 2010, with proceeds donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The doll was designed by international jewellery designer Stefano Canturi and included a one-carat pink diamond.

$3.80
How much the first Barbie doll sold for in 1959.

50
The number of hair colour shades across the Barbie portfolio that Barbie designers can choose from.

100
The number of people, including designers, seamstresses, pattern-makers and stylists, needed to create a single Barbie outfit and look.

3 seconds
How often a Barbie doll is sold around the world at any time.


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