5 Facts About Gold Oscar Awards

As they said, an image can have so many different meanings. What about a trophy that represents valor, virtue, and value in any field it was bestowed? One of the most waited and watched celebrity gathering and awarding is the Oscar award. But, there’s a lot you need to know about it because it is just more than Uncle Oscar’s trophy given to them.


  1. The Oscar Award is also known as The Academy Award of Merit but was changed to Oscar because it resembles the uncle of the Academy librarian who became an executive director.
  2. Cedric Gibbons was the designer of the trophy.
  3. The trophy weighs 8.5 pounds and has a height of 13.5 inches.
  4. The Oscar trophy is made of solid bronze and gold plated.