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.