- Aug 25, 2007
Apple couldn't pull it down before curious aristocrats -- eight of them -- had purchased it. Six people from the United States, one from Germany and one from France dropped a grand for the gem in the first 24 hours it was available, Heinrich said. That's $5,600 in revenue for Heinrich and $2,400 for Apple, which collects 30% of each sale for "store upkeep."
Here's the link to the story http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2008/08/iphone-i-am-ric.html
The developer made $5,600 from those 8 purchases...