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12 Celebrities And Rich People Who Got Their Apple Watch Before You

All Apple customers are created equal. But some are more equal than others.

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The Apple Watch officially goes on sale today, but even if you preordered it, you might not be wearing it for weeks. Unless you're a celebrity, Disney executive, fashion icon, or CEO of Apple. Here are some of the select few to be blessed:

1. Bob Iger, chief executive officer of Disney

Steve Jobs' widow Laurene Powell Jobs is Disney's largest shareholder and Iger serves on Apple's board of directors.


5. Sam Smith, who said he was hand-delivered the watch by Apple Design Chief Jony Ive

6. Rupert Murdoch

Paging @JoannaStern - @rupertmurdoch finally got his own #AppleWatch today. Sorry about stealing yours


Beyoncé also posted a picture of her wearing the Apple Watch Edition with a special gold band — the same as Karl Lagerfeld's — that is not available for purchase by regular humans.


Matthew Zeitlin is a business reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Zeitlin reports on Wall Street and big banks.

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