The 20 Beanie Babies You Still Have That Will Make You Rich

Unless mom threw them out when you moved away for college. LOL, mom.

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If you, like me, collected worthless Tamagotchis and Spice Girls lollipops as a kid, too bad. If you, unlike me, collected Beanie Babies and kept them in pristine condition (little heart-shaped tags still attached; inside tiny clear plastic boxes where dirt and annoying little brothers couldn't reach them), then you could be sitting on basically a winning lottery ticket. Congrats! Here are some of the priciest collectible Beanie Babies on the market (read: eBay) right now to help you get started on your new lucrative Beanie Baby reselling empire.

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1 "Large" Wallace and his Squad

This rare large-sized "Wallace" and his friends, two regular-sized(?) Wallaces and Cashew and Huggy will set an extremely enthusiastic collector back nearly $1M. Think of how many new friends you could buy.

2 "Large" Ariel and 9" friends, Issy, Ariel, and Peanut
$358,000.00 (38% off)

Ariel was in 2000 as a tribute to a 7-year-old child who passed away following complications from AIDS. This large and regular-sized Ariel pair, along with Issy and Peanut, is up for eBay grabs for over half a million dollars.

3 15-inch Peace bear and 9-inch Peace, Ringo and Bones
$279,000.00 (22% off)

This extra-large psychedelic Peace beanie baby will deliver extra-good good vibes if you manage to sell him and his friends for the going rate of over $300,000.

4 Bubbles(!)
$129,000.00 (27% off)

Is there a cuter name than Bubbles? There is not. Is there anything cuter than earning over $100,000—which is how much this guy is going for on eBay—for a retired stuffed fish? There is not.

5 Hippity

This Hippity is going for roughly a year of college tuition. Here is of how to appraise YOUR Hippity, which I'm sure is totally, (probably?) helpful if you watch it.

6 Patti the Platypus

, magenta-colored Pattis are the most sought-after Patti because magenta is the first color she/he/it ever appeared in. The other colors are fuchsia, maroon, and raspberry, which look exactly like magenta.

7 Blackie the Bear
$24,999.00 (50% off)

This is one of those Beanie Babies whose value depends on what  it's from. So good luck with that.

8 Valentino
$22,501.00 (47% off)

The most expensive Valentino bears are the rare ones with the misspelled tags. Thanks for nothing, spell-check!

9 Claude the Crab

The only Beanie Baby with a poem dedicated to his name: "Claude the crab paints by the sea; A famous artist he hopes to be; But the tide came in and his paints fell; Now his art is on his shell!" Priceless, no? 

10 Seaweed

Looks more like edamame, but OK. 

11 Princess Bear

The 1997 Princess Bear was dedicated to Princess Diana. And according this lucky, about-to-be-rich eBay seller she's "undoubtedly the RAREST of all Beanies and Princess Bears!" Cool!

12 Jake
$16,000.00 (16% off)

Have you ever met a more potentially valuable Jake?

13 Hope
$6,000.00 (60% off)

This live reenactment of me listing old Beanie Babies on eBay is making money moves on eBay rn.

14 Britannia The Bear

All hail the bear, etc. etc. 

15 Halo
$7,500.00 (44% off)

If you have a Halo bear like this one, which has "a rare white star instead of the yellow star!" then maybe you can earn $13,500, too. If not, you can keep him around as a reminder that is Beyoncé's best ballad.

16 Pouch

A good chunk of your student loan bill could be in that pouch.

17 Holiday Teddy
$6,500.00 (35% off)

I'm sure the reason this cutie is going for $10,000 right now isn't because of it reminds me of but I'll believe what I want, mmk?

18 Snort

This red bull will, wait for it, give you wings (as in, plane tickets; or maybe a jet pack?) if you can sell him for a couple thousand dollars like this one. 

19 Gobbles

Have a happy Thanksgiving by selling Gobbles and booking a nice beach vacay instead of a turkey dinner.

20 Spangle

The American My dream is selling this guy for over a thousand dollars and going shopping.

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