Harry Styles spends almost £3million on a painting after being advised to do so by Jay-Z

One Direction star Harry Styles has reportedly splashed out millions on a painting, after taking financial advice from Jay-Z.


by Jack White |
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Harry, 20 – believed to be worth around £25million – is believed to have spent £2.8million on a painting by artist Jean-Michel Basquiat,

A source told a UK newspaper: “Harry is a big fan of art and sees it as a good way to make money. Rather than a splurge, he sees it as a smart investment.

Jay Z reportedly advised the singer to invest in art
Jay Z reportedly advised the singer to invest in art

“He already has an art collection worth around £150,000 but that’s nothing compared to this purchase.”

It is thought that the singer was introduced to the artist by rapper Jay-Z, who advised him to invest his money in art.

Harry's girlfriend Kendall flew to the UK this weekend to help throw him a party


The source continued: “Harry’s really smart when it comes to money. He wants to invest his cash and Jay-Z advised him to buy art.”

Meanwhile, Harry’s girlfriend Kendall Jenner, 18, this weekend arrived in the UK to throw Harry a birthday party.

She's assisting close friend Nick Grimshaw with the belated birthday bash


The model, who recently walked the catwalk for Marc Jacobs’ New York Fashion Week show, is assisting Harry’s close friend Nick Grimshaw with the bash.

A source said: “They are throwing Harry a belated birthday party. It’s a sign of how far their relationship has come that she and Nick, one of Harry’s closest friends, are doing it together. They have many surprises planned.”

The party for Harry, who turned 20 on February 1, is taking place at The Box in Soho

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