Celebrities have some of the best car collections which are often a mixture of new and old. Some celebrity car enthusiasts are fascinated by vintage cars, and they bid massive amounts at auctions to get these vehicles. Maintaining vintage and classic cars is difficult but celebrities manage well as they have the required budget. Some celebrities have great finds as part of their car collections, here are 10 celebrities who are known for their collection.
Jay Leno has had an illustrious career as a comedian, and he also has a car show to his name. Leno is known to have one of the most impressive collections. The collection includes about 180 vehicles including cars and motorcycles. With an estimated net worth of $50 million, this collection features some standout cars such as the 1912 Stanley Steamer Vanderbilt Cup Racer. This unique marvel was an antique steam-powered vehicle. Leno also owns the 1994 McLaren F1 which is now estimated at $12 million. Another great find in Leno’s collection is a red 1986 Lamborghini Countach which was labeled as the supercar of the 1980s and designed by Marcello Gandini.
Another comedian who made a fortune out of his career and long-running sitcom is Jerry Seinfeld. His love for cars can be understood by his Netflix show Comedians in Car Getting Coffee in which he is seen driving around in extravagant cars with other comedians. Seinfeld has spent a fortune to house his exquisite car collection in an extensive garage that is 850-square feet and includes a club room with a pool table and an elevator. A fleet management team has been hired to maintain the cars.
The comedian has a fondness for Porsche, and he owns several models. One standout model is the 1986 Porsche 959. The vehicle is from a limited series as only 337 units were produced. Priced approximately at $700,000, the Porsche has a top speed of 197 mph.
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Pop icon Lady Gaga is the proud owner of some outstanding vehicles that she has been spotted driving around as well. Among the many cars that the singer owns, Gaga has been spotted in a Lamborghini Huracán. The car was used for the 2017 Super Bowl Halftime performance by Gaga. The Bad Romance singer took her driving license test in a white Mercedes-Benz E350.
Lady Gaga has also been photographed in her mint-blue Chevy Nova SS which is part of her classic car collection. She also owns Chevy El Camino from the ’70s, an ivy-green 1967 Ford Mustang, and 1965 Lincoln Continental. The collection has two cars from Ford including a Ford Bronco in baby blue and a 1993 Ford F-150 SVT Lightning. Some of the luxury cars in the collection include Porsche Boxster, two Rolls-Royce Phantom (a celebrity favorite), Audi R8, and Mercedes-Benz W123.
Famous quarterback Tom Brady has a net figure net worth, so it is no surprise that he has spent his fortune on lavish cars. However, his first luxury car was not bought but gifted to him when he was named Super Bowl MVP. The car that was awarded was a 2004 Cadillac Escalade ESV. Besides this, Brady also has some fine vehicles including Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, 2015 Ferrari M458-T, and 2017 Aston Martin DB11.
Another sports personality who has put his money to good use is boxer Floyd Mayweather. Among the many cars that he owns, Mayweather has Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita that has an extremely powerful engine. The engine can produce 1,018 horsepower and it can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds. The vehicle cost around $4.8 million. The second car that has exceptional performance attributes is Bugatti Chiron with 1,479 horsepower. The vehicle can have a top speed of 267mph. His Bugatti cost around $3.5 million.
Fashion mogul Ralph Lauren is also among those celebrities who have fancy cars. His car collection is worth millions and includes some amazing models. The fashion icon owns the 1971 Mercedes 280SE 4.5 convertible and 1929 Bentley 4.5-liter “Blower”. The latter competed in 24 hour Le Mans from 1930-1933. Lauren has had his favorites cars exhibited at the Louvre and it included 17 cars.
Footballer and celebrity David Beckham has been in the limelight for years and so is his car collection. Making a fortune with his football career, Beckham has a variety of cars including Rolls-Royce Drop Head Coupe, Bentley Mulsanne, Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, and Camaro to name a few.
He is better known as Mr. Bean and the comical genius has an impressive car collection that is worth mentioning. Atkinson loves cars and his collection includes vehicles such as McLaren F1 that he has crashed twice. He also has limited edition Lancia Themas.
Another comedian who deserves a mention is the daytime television host Ellen DeGeneres who has multiple Porsche in her collection. The comedian has been spotted in Porsche Targa 4S and Porsche 993. She also seems to be a fan of her Ferrari California.
Bieber rose to fame at a very young age, and he has maintained that fame along with an impressive car collection. His Fisker Karma was an exclusive plug-in hybrid chrome-wrapped and had a solar cell roof. Although this car was reportedly a gift for his 18th birthday, Bieber has also been spotted cruising in Lamborghini Aventador, Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder, Ferrari F430, Porsche 997 Turbo, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van, smart Fortwo, and futuristic car-motorcycle hybrid Campagna T-Rex 14R.