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

Simu Liu wearing expensive watch

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.

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