DiCaprio Space Flight: Seat on Trip with Actor Went for How Much?

May 23, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

DiCaprio space flight: Someone paid a lot for accompanying Leonardo DiCaprio on a trip on Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic space flight.

Branson, who owns Virgin Mobile, is helping develop a facility in New Mexico from which spacecraft, mainly those from Branson’s Virgin Galactic, are expected to begin launching people into space by the end of the year.

A seat on one of the flights, accompanying actor DiCaprio, went for $1.5 million at a gala and auction at the Cannes Film Festival, according to Entertainment Online. 

Another paid of flights went to a different bidder for $2.3 million, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Neither bidder has been identified yet.

Virgin Galactic is currently offering bookings on the flights for a deposit of $200,000. 

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