What’s Your Phone Number Worth?

Phone numbers are valuable! Want some proof? Here are some of the world’s most expensive phone numbers:

  India, 2007: Phone Number 978-000-0000 sells at auction for $32,000

   USA, 2009:  867-5309, made famous by Tommy Tutone’s 1982 hit “Jenny” sells on ebay for $186,853.09.

File:Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg   China, 2003: Sichuan airlines pays $280,000 for 8888-8888.

   Quatar, 2006: An anonymous bidder pays the world record price of $2.75 million for the phone number 666-6666 at a charity auction.

Even if you didn’t pay nearly 3 million smackers for your phone number, you still know what a hassle it is to change your digits, or how convenient it can be to have the same home phone number for 15, 20 or 30 years. NumberGarage knows how valuable your number is to you, and we work hard to make sure you hang onto it!

Can I sell my phone number?

If you are looking to sell your phone number, check out NumberBarn’s phone number brokerage program. Sell your local phone numbers, or license your toll free numbers on and get in on the world’s largest marketplace of local and vanity numbers.