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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

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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

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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.

Contact Matthew Zeitlin at matt.zeitlin@buzzfeed.com.

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