Super Bowl: By the numbers

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Money expert Kevin Myeroff breaks down the financial impact of the Super Bowl.

$1.85 billion: Money spent on Super Bowl advertising over the past 10 years. $262.5 million spent on last year's broadcast

$1.23 billion: Chicken wings eaten in USA over Super Bowl weekend.

$157 million: Income if all 69,700 seats were sold at an estimated average price of $2,253

111.3 million: U.S. audience number for CBS to beat, a record set by NBC's 2012 Super Bowl XLVI broadcast, the most-watched TV show in U.S. history.

4 million: pizzas sold by restaurants alone.

$88,000: Paid to each winning player; each losing player gets $46,000.

120: Decibels of noise typically created by a capacity crowd in the New Orleans Superdome, according to the Hollywood Reporter

73: Percentage of Super Bowls where the odds-on favorite wins.

62: Cameras (up from 57 last year) under the direction of Mike Arnold, directing his third Super Bowl, all of which were for CBS.

47: Average number of minutes of ads shown during the past three Super Bowls.

31: Age of half-time performer Beyoncé, youngest to do so since Justin Timberlake (then 23 years old) .
10: Super Bowls hosted by New Orleans.


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