Met Gala: Who Gets Invited?

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The Met Gala at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has become the haunt of celebrities, designers, billionaires, and various other members of the jet-set that are willing to pay $35,000 a pop for the privilege to attend.

Attendees’ of this blue-chip event sparked a huge debate about “affluence” and which celebrities were invited after this year’s red carpet saw an influx of social media celebrities.

There are two types of benefactors that make the cut for the Met Gala. The first category is made up of individuals who have donated a lot of time and money to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Then, there are fashion houses and companies who buy tables for the event.

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Another way of wallowing your way to the Met Gala is to be one of the hottest celebrities of our time, by this fashion houses are coaxed to invite you as a guest – it’s that easy.


You could also warm your way to the Met guest list by simply dating a celebrity or a famous person or sponsor the Gala you’d surely make it to the event.

This year’s hosts were actor Timothée Chalamet, musician Billie Eilish, poet Amanda Gorman, and tennis star Naomi Osaka, while honorary chairs are Tom Ford, Adam Mosseri, and Anna Wintour.

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Others who made it to Wintour’s guest list were Serena Williams, Channing Tatum, Maisie Williams, and American Rapper Lil Nas X who hit the red carpet with glitz and glamor.

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