Oprah Winfrey is pretty great when it comes to giving away stuff, so you already know she’d be a MASTER at sales.
The media mogul really outdid herself last weekend during a yard sale at her Santa Barbara, California home on Saturday.
Oprah decluttered her Montecito mansion and three other properties, with a combined ‘yard sale’ that netted over $600,000 in one day, and while clearly this wasn’t your usual yard sale where you can pick up a few paperbacks for .50 cents, there were lots of ‘bargains’ to be had.
$600,000 may not seem like a bargain to you, but these were OPRAH’s unwanted items, so they drew a huge crowd who were willing and ready to pay more for things you’d probably give away.
For example, crystal lamp bases that were really only worth a few hundred bucks sold during Oprah’s sale for over $2,500 and even Oprah seemed surprised at the starting bid for some of her ‘Color Purple’ memorabilia.
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