The 89th Academy Awards is just four days away. Here’s a Fun Facts  info-graphic about the 2017 Oscars from WalletHub . Some notable highlights you’ll find are:

  • 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.


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Source: WalletHub