The Sultan of Brunei’s 50th Birthday, in 1996; Istana Nurul Iman Palace and the Sultan of Brunei. Photo: @sasho.pixx84/Instagram’ @HassanalBolkiah, Sultan of Brunei/ Facebook The Sultan of Brunei’s 50th Birthday, in 1996; Istana Nurul Iman Palace and the Sultan of Brunei. Photo: @sasho.pixx84/Instagram’ @HassanalBolkiah, Sultan of Brunei/ Facebook
The Sultan of Brunei’s 50th Birthday, in 1996; Istana Nurul Iman Palace and the Sultan of Brunei. Photo: @sasho.pixx84/Instagram’ @HassanalBolkiah, Sultan of Brunei/ Facebook

When Michael Jackson was paid US$17 million to perform at the Sultan of Brunei’s 50 birthday party – and Prince Charles was even there

How Hassanal Bolkiah spent US$27 million on the world’s most lavish party – an extravagant 2-week birthday bash including a polo match with Prince Charles, a Michael Jackson concert for 60,000 people in a custom-built stadium and a dinner for 3,000 guests where everyone left with a gold medal

Topic |   Fame and celebrity
The Sultan of Brunei’s 50th Birthday, in 1996; Istana Nurul Iman Palace and the Sultan of Brunei. Photo: @sasho.pixx84/Instagram’ @HassanalBolkiah, Sultan of Brunei/ Facebook The Sultan of Brunei’s 50th Birthday, in 1996; Istana Nurul Iman Palace and the Sultan of Brunei. Photo: @sasho.pixx84/Instagram’ @HassanalBolkiah, Sultan of Brunei/ Facebook
The Sultan of Brunei’s 50th Birthday, in 1996; Istana Nurul Iman Palace and the Sultan of Brunei. Photo: @sasho.pixx84/Instagram’ @HassanalBolkiah, Sultan of Brunei/ Facebook
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