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Top 20 Public Domain Sales (Excludes Private Sales)

February 9, 2015

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WorldAccelerator.com has compiled the top 20 domain sales since 2000. It is important to note that this data is compiled from a variety of public sources only. Therefore the numbers do not include private sales that happen between parties and are not disclosed. Private sales are often high price sales between high profile parties where the parties prefer to have the transaction price not disclosed. The names below are names where we attribute the bulk of the sale price to the domain name.

Domain Price Year Sold
1 Insurance.com $35,600,000 2010
2 VacationRentals.com $35,000,000 2007
3 PrivateJet.com $30,180,000 2012
4 360.com $16,000,000 2015
5 Insure.com $16,000,000 2009
6 Sex.com $13,000,000 2010
7 IRS.com $12,500,000 2007
8 Hotels.com $11,000,000 2001
9 Fund.com $9,999,950 2008
10 Porn.com $9,500,000 2007
11 Fb.com $8,500,000 2010
12 Diamond.com $7,500,000 2006
13 Beer.com $7,000,000 2004
14 iCloud.com $6,000,000 2011
15 Casino.com $5,500,000 2003
16 Slots.com $5,500,000 2010
17 Toys.com $5,100,000 2009
18 Korea.com $5,000,000 2000
19 SEO.com $5,000,000 2007
20 World.com $5,000,000 2000

We used multiple sources to compile our list. For anyone interested in doing more research we have listed several helpful other resources.