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The Oscars is big business

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Suitably spangly vintage frock: £4,000.

Pair of Christian Louboutin peep-toe sandals: £500.

Room for the night in Hollywood’s Chateau Marmont Hotel: £1,750.

Clutching the golden statuette as you weep your way through your acceptance speech: Priceless…

…well, not quite. The word on the street is that the Oscars ceremony usually rakes in around £75m for those in the Hollywood hospitality industry each year. Let’s hope there are more than a few of our entrepreneurial brethren sharing the spoils.

Click here for more fun financial facts about the Oscars.

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