To begin with, there were around 20 different LEGO minifigure characters, including a police officer, doctor, firefighter, knight and astronaut. But in the four decades since, the number of minifigures available has risen to more than 8,000.
How many LEGO men have been made?
Over 4 billion Minifigures have been made!
Since 1978, over 4 billion Minifigures have been made, if they were people, they would be the largest population on Earth, more than double of China’s current population!
Why are LEGO minifigures so expensive?
LEGO collaborates with highly popular brands like Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Winnie the Pooh, Toy Story, Harry Potter, and Marvel, which means high licensing fees. Although licensing fees may form part of the cost the end consumer pays for their LEGO set, most costs come from the number of pieces in a set.
What is the tallest Lego minifigure?
Measuring in at 73cm (28″) tall, Saruman’s stronghold is breathtaking to behold. With six fully finished stories and a spire beyond that, it easily outpaces the competition. This set has two things going for it which enable it to nab the top spot.
Do Lego people have names?
And it’s the starting point for a unique quirk of language: Lego nomenclature. Every family, it seems, has its own set of words for describing particular Lego pieces. No one uses the official names.