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Jerry Seinfeld just sold 17 cars for $22.24 million

by Todd Haselton | March 15, 2016March 15, 2016 1:40 pm PST


I just want to be Jerry Seinfeld, walking around in white sneakers and jeans, pockets full of money and a brain full of jokes. The comedian just sold a bunch of his cars, 17 out of 18 he took to a recent Gooding & Company auction, for a total fo $22,244,500.

This is him right now, just counting his new dough:


According to Jalopnik, Seinfeld sold a 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 IROC RSR for more than $2.3 million and a 1960 Beetle for $121,000. Both of those cars beat out estimates by a pretty hefty sum, the news outlet explained, but a bunch of other cars actually sold below the auction house’s estimates, which is kind of crazy considering they were owned by Mr. Jerry Seinfeld himself.

I guess auto collectors don’t really care who the heck owned the car first – they just want that vroom, vroom, baby.

One of Seinfeld’s cars, a 2001 Porsche Carrera GT Prototype, didn’t even sell at the auction. Maybe it’s because it wasn’t actually capable of driving.

Hit up the source for a full list of the cars sold by Seinfeld and a bit more information on why he actually wanted to dump them. The dude’s shows are still hitting the air as reruns, so I can’t imagine he’s actually broke. Maybe he has his eye on that Bugatti Chiron.


Todd Haselton

Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...