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  • Salmon heir and model Gustav Magnar Witzøe attended the Met Gala in New York, one of the fashion industry’s most exclusive parties.
  • Witzøe, who is the heir to Salmar and Norway’s richest person, arrived at the party in a unique outfit from Versace.
  • The event raises large sums for the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute, with tickets costing up to NOK 825,000.

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NEW YORK (Dagbladet): The 30-year-old arrived at the party at the Metropolitan Museum in the Upper East wearing a unique outfit from Versace.

– You don’t say no when you’re invited by the Met. Gala. I’m a bit more interested in fashion than average, and when Versace says they want to dress me up, I think it’s fun, says Witzøe to Good evening Norway via a spokesperson.

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He is the heir to the salmon farming company Salmar and topped the list of Norway’s richest when the tax lists were published last year. Witzøe had assets of NOK 26.5 billion, an income of NOK 2.4 million and paid NOK 292.5 million in taxes.

A rather special guest appeared among the glamorous stars on the red carpet during this year’s Met Gala on Monday 1 May. Video: AP. Reporter. Christina H. Korneliussen/Dagbladet TV Show more


Also last year, the salmon baron and the model participated in the fashion industry’s big party, which is organized by the legendary Vogue editor Anna Wintour.

It is a great prestige to enter the party where many A-list celebrities participate, including Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Zendaya, Bad Bunny and Chris Hemsworth.

IN PLACE: Hollywood star Zendaya on her way to the Met Gala. Photo: Angela WEISS / AFP Show more

One by one, models, artists, actors, athletes and models appear in one more sensational outfit than the other. The guest list is secret in advance, but there are around 400 people who enter the charity event, according to Vogue.

Mobile phones are also prohibited inside the party itself.

– I refuse

Millions of dollars

The theme for this year’s party is “The Garden of Time”, inspired by a short story by the British author JG Ballard. The dystopian short story is about how the last bastion of the super-rich is attacked by a working-class mob, writes BBC.

IN PLACE: Gigi Hadid on her way to the Met Gala. Photo: David Fisher/Shutterstock Show more

The event raises a large dollar amount each year for the museum’s Costume Institute. Last year it collected 22 million dollars (about NOK 242 million).

A full-price ticket to the event costs 75,000 dollars (about 825,000 kroner). However, several fashion houses buy tables and invite celebrities, who do not have to pay full price. The price for a table for ten people is 350,000 dollars (about NOK 3.85 million).

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