Why Do Adults Collect Funko Pops?

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Written By Adam
I'm Adam Wright, a collector at the crossroads of sneaker culture and nerd collectibles. My collection is a vibrant mix of rare sneakers and memorabilia from comics, video games, and sci-fi. Each piece tells a story of innovation, design, and fandom. My passion is more than just acquiring items; it's about connecting with the culture and history behind them and fostering a community that shares these interests.

If you’ve ever seen someone with a Funko Pop! figurine on their desk, in their car, or hanging from their keychain, you’ve probably asked yourself the question: Why do adults collect Funko Pops?

Collecting this ubiquitous toy has become so famous for plenty of reasons. Many collectors are drawn to the simplicity of collecting these figures and enjoy adding them to their collection for no other reason than the pure joy that comes from it!

Why Do Adults Collect Funko Pops?


Collectors of all ages collect Funko Pops. While they are fun, cute, and collectible, there are many other reasons why adults should consider this hobby.

  • They’re affordable. You can get a single Funko Pop for under $10 or go on eBay and find rare ones with bids in the thousands!
  • Collecting is a great way to make new friends and network. Many collectors have meetups where they exchange items, discuss their collections and make new friends!
  • If you ever want something unique or rare for someone who has everything else, then Funko Pops is a good choice because there are so many different options for sale daily!
  • Some people collect them for their mental health.

Why are People Collecting Them?


Funko Pops are a fun hobby that adults can enjoy. They give you access to pop culture, collecting, and art. You can collect Funko Pops if you want to get into the pop culture side of things.

If you like DC, Star Wars, Harry Potter, or other popular franchises, then there will be plenty of Pop figures based on these characters for sale online and in comic shops.

You might even find them at your local Target store! You might also be interested in collecting Funko Pops as an investment.

They have been known to increase in value over time! Some people even buy rarer items that don’t usually sell well just because they think they will go up in value later on down the road (or maybe they’re just trying to make some money).

Why Should You Collect Them?


If you’ve ever been to a convention and seen people lining up to buy the newest Funko Pop figures or have friends who collect them and love talking about them, you might wonder what could be so fun about collecting these little ones’ vinyl toys.

Collecting Funko Pops is a hobby anyone of any age or gender can enjoy. I know many adults who collect these figures, as well as children. In addition, some international collectors travel worldwide looking for rare finds and meeting other collectors.

Collecting Funko Pops is also an excellent way to show your love for your favorite characters from television shows, movies, video games, and comics.

You can even start your collection with just one figure if you don’t want to spend a lot of money at once!

This will allow you to get the hang of collecting before moving on to something more expensive, like chase variants which may only be available in limited quantities (and cost more).

Before you go…

I hope this answers your question about why adults collect funko pops. Now that you know all about Funko Pops, it’s time to get started on your collection! There are many characters and themes to choose from when building your collection. I hope this article has helped you understand why adults collect Funko Pops, but if not—don’t worry! If anyone asks me why I collect these toys or gives me grief, all I need to do is show them my shelves, and they will understand immediately.

Check out my next article: “Are Funko Pops Valuable? 6 Easy-Answered Questions for Beginners!

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