Los Angeles, CA, United States (Celebrity News Service) – The iconic red and black leather jacket worn by Michael Jackson in his “Thriller” video has been sold for a whopping $1.8 million dollars.
The jacket was purchased on June 26th at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills by Milton Verret, a commodities trader.
Verret described the jacket as “among the most recognizable and famous garments of the 20th century.”
The anticipated price tag for the jacket was between $200,000 – $400,000.
The purchase will be used as a fundraising tool with the proceeds going to children’s charities.
The purchase comes two years after Jackson’s death.