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Someone paid $1.8 million for a pair of Nikes that Kanye West wore at the Grammy Awards

Kim Kardashian, left, and rapper Kanye West watch during the second half of an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Cleveland Cavaliers, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 128-99. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Kanye’s Yeezy 1 Sells Big During a private sale, a pair of Kanye West’s Nike Air Yeezy 1 sold for $1.8 million.  The prototype shoes were worn by Yeezy during his performances at the 2008 Grammy Awards.  During a private sale, the “Grammy Worn” Nike Air Yeezys were purchased by a sneaker investment marketplace known as RARES. The $1.8 million price tag is the highest publicly recorded cost for sneakers and the first pair of sneakers to sell for over $1 million.  What’s the highest you’ve ever paid for a pair of sneakers?

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