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Simu Liu goes from $100 stock photo gigs to rocking a nearly $1 million watch at Met Gala 2021

    From stock photos model to Marvel superstar, Simu Liu blew minds at the Met Gala 2021 on Monday when he appeared wearing an out-of-this-world watch worth nearly a million dollars.

    Mind-bending watch: Liu, 32, showcased a Jacob and Co. watch that resembled our solar system, the jewelry and wristwatch retailer said on Instagram.

     

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    • The watch, called the Astronomia Solar Baguette Jewelry Planets Zodiac, featured a case made of 18-karat white gold, sapphires and adorned with gems representing the planets with one yellow sapphire in the middle for the sun.
    • The blue PVD dial displays zodiac signs that are hand-engraved and filled with 18K rose gold,” Jacob and Co. explained. “This celestial scene floats over a base of baguette diamonds.”

     

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    • Although Jacob and Co. did not disclose the price of the watch, a similar model was listed on Chrono24 for $950,584. However, Los Angeles-based stylist Jeanne Yang said on Twitter the timepiece Liu wore cost $780,000.

    Dashing looks: Liu arrived at his first Met Gala event held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City wearing a custom-made outfit from Fendi, according to the Chinese Canadian actor’s Instagram post.

    • Speaking to Good Morning America,” Liu admitted he felt like a “chicken with no head” at the event as he did not know where he was going.

    Featured Image via Good Morning America (left), @jacobandco (right)

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