The world is 500 most valuable domain names,worth $10 billion

Investment 14 Sep 2023 09:23:18 AM By:DN domain name editor
Abstract:

In the world of domain name transactions, English word domains have repeatedly witnessed sky-high prices. Single-word domains are renowned for their vast potential and application value. Today, we will compile a list of 500 English single-w

In the world of domain name transactions, English word domains have repeatedly witnessed sky-high prices. Single-word domains are renowned for their vast potential and application value. Today, we will compile a list of 500 English single-word domains with a total value exceeding $10 billion, based on transaction records, website history, and current status.

The world is 500 most valuable domain names,worth $10 billion

1. Sex.com

In 2010, the owner of Sex.com, Boston-based company Escom, sold the domain for $13 million to the Sedo platform.

2. Business.com

In December 1999, entrepreneurs Jake Winebaum and Sky Dayton acquired Business.com for $7.5 million in stock value. In 2007, the domain was reportedly sold for an even higher price, ranging from $340 million to $360 million.

3. Travel.com

Registered in 1992, Travel.com is currently operating as a global travel website, claiming to be the internet's first travel site, established in 1992.

4. Money.com

In 2019, the domain and its assets were sold for $20 million. Industry experts believe the domain should account for more than 50% of the total transaction value.

5. Music.com

Registered in 1993, Music.com is a premium domain in the music industry and is currently operating as an overseas music website.

6. Show.com

Registered in 1993, Show.com is an ideal domain for the entertainment and exhibition industries. It is currently parked on an advertising page.

7. USA.com

Registered in 1999, USA.com is currently functioning as a map and location search website for the United States.

8. News.com

Registered in 1996, News.com is owned by the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) and is used for redirecting to new projects, specifically CNET's news website.

9. Internet.com

Registered in 1997, Internet.com is considered one of the most valuable internet assets and is currently listed for sale.

10. Health.com

Registered in 1995, Health.com is currently operating as an overseas health information website.

11. Web.com

Registered in 1996, Web.com is a website design platform.

12. Computer.com

In October 2007, Computer.com was sold for $2.1 million at a domain auction. It is currently listed for sale.

13. Loans.com

Registered in 1994, Loans.com currently redirects to Bank of America's official website, dealing with loan-related information.

14. America.com

Registered in 1994, America.com serves as a platform for American city guides.

15. China.com

Acquired by RYB Education for over CNY 150 million in 2016.

16. Realestate.com

Market Leader, a NASDAQ-listed company, acquired Realestate.com and its related company for $82.5 million.

17. Car.com

Registered in 1994, Car.com is currently unused. However, its counterpart, Cars.com, is valued at approximately $872 million.

18. Sports.com

In April of this year, overseas company Lottery.com announced the acquisition of the Sports.com domain as part of its expansion into the sports betting industry.

19. Bank.com

Registered in 1998, Bank.com is currently parked on an advertising page.

20. Loan.com

Registered in 1994, Loan.com is currently operating as an overseas loan information platform.

21. Info.com

Registered in 1989, Info.com is functioning as a European search engine.

22. Free.com

Registered in 1997, Free.com is an overseas website offering coupons and related information.

23. Law.com

Registered in 1998, Law.com is currently an overseas legal information website.

24. My.com

Registered in 1994, My.com is owned by Benstar Limited and serves as an overseas gaming website.

25. Stocks.com

Registered in 1998, Stocks.com is an ideal domain for the stock and securities industry but remains unused.

26. Insurance.com

In August 2010, Insurance.com was acquired by QuinStreet, a prominent online marketing and media company, for $36.5 million.

27. TV.com

Registered in 1996, TV.com is associated with the television industry and is currently unused.

28. Auto.com

Registered in 1996, Auto.com is an overseas automobile sales website.

29. Wireless.com

Registered in 1992, Wireless.com is currently parked on an advertising page.

30. BIZ.com

Registered in 1998, BIZ.com is a website for a medical alert system called "Life Alert."

31. Casino.com

In 2003, Casino.com was sold for a staggering $5.5 million. It is currently used as an overseas sports betting website.

32. Domain.com

In 2020, the Domain.com domain was listed for sale for $50 million and is now operating as an overseas domain trading platform.

33. Email.com

Registered in 1997, Email.com is currently parked on an advertising page.

34. Beauty.com

Registered in 1997, Beauty.com is an overseas e-commerce website specializing in women's products.

35. Finance.com

Registered in 1997, Finance.com is currently unused.

36. Stock.com

Registered in 1994, Stock.com is currently unused.

37. Japan.com

Registered in 1994, Japan.com is used by a Japanese travel guide website.

38. Game.com

Game.com was previously a blockchain gaming platform and is now used as the GameMail email service.

39. Trade.com

Registered in 1999, Trade.com is an overseas local brokerage platform.

40. Games.com

Registered in 1995, Games.com currently redirects to AOL.com, an online gaming website.

41. Buy.com

Registered in 1998, Buy.com currently redirects to Rakuten.com, an e-commerce website.

42. Europe.com

Registered in 1994, Europe.com is currently unused.

43. Home.com

In January of this year, Anything.com sold Home.com to Fairway. It is now used as a platform for home loans and transactions, with an estimated value of at least eight figures in USD.

44. Cars.com

In 2015, Gannett acquired the well-known American auto website Cars.com for $1.8 billion. The domain Cars.com alone is valued at around $872 million.

45. Net.com

Registered in 1989, Net.com is currently unused.

46. Mortgage.com

Registered in 1999, Mortgage.com currently redirects to Citi.com, a mortgage website.

47. Shop.com

In 2003, Shop.com was sold for $3.5 million. It is currently the official e-commerce website for Market America, Inc.

48. Software.com

In 2005, Software.com was sold for $3.2 million. It is currently an IT programming website.

49. Food.com

Registered in 1998, Food.com is an American food information website.

50. Tax.com

In 2013, global tax services company Ryan LLC acquired Tax.com. It currently redirects to the company's official website, Ryan.com. The company also spent $250,000 to acquire Taxes.com.

That concludes the first installment of the world's most valuable single-word domain names. These domains are highly recognizable and have specific, memorable names. They play a crucial role in brand development and promotion. Holding a premium domain is an effective way for companies to gain customer trust, prevent brand confusion, and stand

out among competitors.

Please note that the information provided is based on publicly available records, and if you have more detailed domain information, please feel free to share it in the comments.

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