Celebrity Cars: What Cars Do The Rich And Famous Spend Their Millions On?

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When it comes to the rich and famous, their choice of wheels gives fans a rare insight into their favorite celebrity’s character and lifestyle. While actors like Rowan Atkinson have spent millions on a McLaren F1, billionaire Warren Buffett is quite content driving his cheap Cadillac SUV.

From actors to musicians and members of the royal family, let’s have a rundown on what Hollywood’s A-listers and popular figures of the entertainment industry are cruising around in. While admittedly, this list does contain outlandish and extravagant cars belonging to the Hollywood elite, some more modest and inexpensive vehicles of these uber-rich celebrities will actually surprise you.

Ron Howard – $20K, 1970 Volkswagen Beetle

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When Ron Howard bought his 1970 VW Beetle, it was a series of firsts for the famed Hollywood director. It was the first automobile he had ever owned, and he also went on his first date in it 50 years ago with his wife Cheryl.

Howard bought the white VW bug brand new in 1970, which came with a price tag of $1839 at the time. The Cabriolet variant of the Beetle with a convertible drop-top bumped up the price to $2245. Howard and Cheryl recently celebrated the 46th anniversary of their June 1975 wedding with an adorable Instagram selfie.

William Shatner – $77.3K, 2002 Aston Martin DB7 Volante

After his breakout success as Captain James T. Kirk in the Star Trek franchise, actor William Shatner splurged his new money on toys that he always wanted. One such purchase turned out to be a 2002 Aston Martin DB7 Volante.

With a price premium of almost $23K above the base model, the range-topping Volante came with upgraded trim and a retractable soft-top. In April 2016, Shatner sold his Aston at the Palm Beach Barrett-Jackson Auction for $55K. He recently appeared opposite Mike Tyson in a commercial for CopperGel, a medical and wellness company intended to provide pain relief.

Rowan Atkinson – $11M, McLaren F1

British actor Rowan Atkinson is adored by television and film audiences for his unforgettably hilarious roles like Mr. Bean and Johnny English. Thanks to his astronomical success in showbiz, Atkinson is believed to be worth an impressive $150M.

With his deep pockets, it came as no surprise when the comedian bought an ultra-rare McLaren F1. Designed by legendary Formula 1 designer Gordon Murray, the F1 was the fastest production supercar of its time. After crashing it twice, Atkinson sold the F1 in 2015 for a cool $11M. He recently starred in the mini-series Man vs. Bee and reprised his iconic Mr. Bean character in Handy Bean.

Jamie Lee Curtis – $33.4K, Honda FCX Clarity

When Honda started a production run of the FCX Clarity, it was a revolutionary moment. The move signaled a step away from traditional diesel and gas-powered vehicles in favor of more environmentally friendly and renewable power sources. Equipped with a 100KW powerplant, the electric vehicle was powered by a hydrogen fuel cell.

When Jamie Lee Curtis got delivery of her FCX Clarity, the True Lies actress was one of the first people to adopt the electric vehicle trend, followed by celebrities like Ron Yerxa, Laura Harris, and Jon Spallino. Curtis recently joined the cast of Lionsgate’s Borderlands as Dr. Tannis, alongside fellow co-stars Cate Blanchett and Kevin Hart.

Clint Eastwood – $29.5K, GMC Typhoon

Clint Eastwood is yet another actor on this list who has been pursuing his craft for decades now. His most recent project was the movie The Mule which was released in 2018. His fortune in the bank is definitely impressive but it seems like he is okay with driving a $29.5K-worth GMC Typhoon.

This Typhoon is said to be over two decades old so it just goes to show you how good Eastwood is in taking care of his automobiles. His Typhoon comes with a 4.3L V6 engine which allows him to have some speed but we doubt that he wants to be driving fast at his age.

Diane Keaton – $100K, Mercedes-Benz G550

When we think about American actress and filmmaker, Diane Keaton, rugged and tough are not two words that immediately spring to mind. When it comes to her everyday vehicle, however, the Annie Hall actress went with a rugged and durable Mercedes-Benz G-Class wagon.

With a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 engine producing 416hp, this is one beast of a truck. Keaton is regularly spotted cruising around the streets of Hollywood in her $100K SUV, at times sporting her signature top hat. According to multiple reports, Keaton’s daughter, Dexter, got married last week to fiancé Jordan White in a super-secret ceremony in Laguna Beach, California.

Barbra Streisand – $32K, Ford Explorer

Having recently failed three attempts at her driving test, one would assume A Star is Born’s Barbra Streisand doesn’t own a vehicle herself. When she hopped into a Range Rover alongside James Corden in an installment of Carpool Karaoke, the Brooklyn native dropped a huge bombshell on camera.

Calmly commandeering the vehicle as the two cruised around California, Streisand revealed that she was in fact an unreliable driver who had failed her driving test on numerous occasions. The Funny Girl actress has been spotted driving a black Ford Explorer on multiple instances, though. Streisand recently unveiled her I’d Want It to Be You duet with Willie Nelson.

O.J. Simpson – $200K, Convertible Bentley Continental

Infamous football player and actor O.J. Simpson has been the subject of controversy following the gruesome murders of his late wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman in 1994. The former NFL running back was released on parole in October 2017 after serving nine years in prison for armed robbery.

Following his release, Simpson has been actively getting his life back on track, settling in a Las Vegas neighborhood and being a regular at the downtown bars and golf courses, although his parole prohibits Simpson from drinking excessively. As for his ride, The Juice prefers to travel in style in a $200K convertible Bentley.

Warren Beatty – $128K, BMW Z8

Hollywood actor and director Warren Beatty is known to shy away from the camera when he’s not working. Apart from being a part of many successful films as an actor and filmmaker, Beatty is also famous for wooing many beautiful ladies during his heyday.

Nicknamed the Prince of Hollywood, Beatty has garnered fame for his roles in Reds, Bonnie, and Clyde, and Heaven Can Wait. In 2016, he directed and starred in his last film, Rules Don’t Apply. Despite being in his mid-80s, Beatty drives around in an expensive supercar you would normally attribute to a much younger enthusiast—a blacked-out BMW Z8.

John Goodman – $23K, 2000 Ford F-150

Some things in life just seem natural and meant to be. In the case of The Big Lebowski actor John Goodman, his Ford F-150 fits like a glove. Known for his humble and down-to-earth persona, it was only fitting that Goodman went with an understated truck as his choice of ride.

He is best known for his role as Dan Conner in ABC’s Roseanne, as well as his deep baritone voice and on-screen authoritative-figure roles. After its success, the network created the sitcom’s spinoff The Conners, with Goodman reprising his role as Dan. The series was recently picked up for its fourth season.

Alan Jackson – $175K, 1962 Corvette

Country music legend Alan Jackson is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. With almost 60 million albums sold worldwide, the Newnan, Georgia native is one of the top 10 best-selling male singers of all time.

Having 26 Billboard no.1 hit singles to his name, most of which were either written or co-written by him, Jackson is in the company of musical elites like Sir Paul McCartney and John Lennon. His impressive collection of classic vehicles includes a stunning cherry-red 1962 Corvette. Jackson is set to perform alongside other musicians at PBS’s upcoming television special, A Capitol Fourth.

Olivia Newton-John – $18-40K, Mercedes-Benz M-Class SUV

Olivia Newton-John got her first taste of fame during the ’70s as a pop singer. Her success as a musician paved the way for on-screen work as Sandy in the 1978 hit musical Grease, which is perhaps Newton-John’s most popular work.

In the above photographs, Newton-John can be seen entering a Mercedes-Benz S-Class and an M-Class SUV. According to sources, Newton-John didn’t actually own them. The vehicles were sent by the German manufacturer to escort her to performance venues during her Sri Lanka tour. She recently partnered with Primary Wave Publishing to help take her music to new heights and demographics.

Jean Reno – $30K, Cadillac SRX Crossover

As many fans of his action films would already be aware, French actor Jean Reno is passionate about fast motors. He is best known for his roles in blockbusters like Godzilla, Mission: Impossible, and The Da Vinci Code.

When it comes to iconic car chase sequences and truly ‘edge of your seat’ action, few other movies can come close to Ronin. Given his pedigree as an on-screen driving maestro, it was only fitting that Reno was given the keys to a sporty Cadillac SRX crossover during a film shoot in Paris. Reno is currently starring as Héctor in the first season of A Private Affair.

James Cameron – $185.5K, 1991 Callaway Twin Turbo Speedster Convertible

His movies have grossed over $6B at the box office worldwide. As the director behind iconic films like Titanic, Terminator, and Avatar, James Cameron has almost four decades of experience behind the camera lens. He recently teamed up with MasterClass to offer an online filmmaking course and help nurture the next generation of filmmakers.

During the Titanic era, Cameron commissioned a special one-off automobile as a gift for his then-girlfriend and future wife, Linda Hamilton. The 1991 Callaway Speedster he gave her came with a twin-turbo 5.7-liter V8 capable of churning out 450 horsepower and 613 lb ft of torque.

Sam Neill – Price Undisclosed, 1947 Chevrolet Thriftmaster

Located in Central Otago, New Zealand, life is good at the Two Paddocks winery. The establishment belongs to none other than actor Sam Neill from the original Jurassic Park movies. As a family-owned business, the vineyard is a producer of premium quality Pinot Noir wine.

One of Neill’s prized possessions includes his vintage 1947 Chevrolet Thriftmaster. The Peaky Blinders actor had the truck restored for a considerable sum, but it was money well spent, as the truck plays a key role in transporting his farm goods. Neill returns as Dr. Alan Grant in Jurassic Park’s newest iteration, Jurassic World: Dominion.

Sam Elliott – $50K, Chevrolet Suburban

Sam Elliott, the lovable actor from A Star Is Born, also seems to love heavy-duty trucks and SUVs. Famous for portraying characters in western, cowboy-themed flicks, Elliott has also made appearances in commercials for Dodge Ram and Chevrolet trucks in the past.

True to his word, when it was time to buy a ride for himself, the Tombstone actor went with a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban. The SUV came at a base price of $37.7K, with the range-topping 2500 LT 4WD coming in at an MSRP of $42.5K. Elliott will join co-stars like Laurence Fishburne and Mickey Rourke in their new comedy series, MacGruber.

Hulk Hogan – $70.5K, 2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

Apart from showcasing his muscles and wrestling pedigree in the ring, WWE superstar Hulk Hogan has also showcased his love for American muscle through his collection of muscle cars, trucks, and choppers. WWE chairman Vince McMahon and a handful of talented wrestlers like Hogan and Ric Flair completely transcended the pro wrestling scene when they catapulted it to mainstream popularity.

During the 2020 Christmas holidays, Hogan bought himself an extremely outrageous Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Red Eye Wide Body. With a 6.2 liter Supercharged V8, the Hellcat is able to pump out 717 horsepower. In his upcoming Netflix biopic, Hogan will be played by Thor’s lead actor Chris Hemsworth.

Prince Charles – $83.6K, Jaguar I-PACE

Like his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles also has an affinity for opulence and luxury. In the modern world of renewable energy and the advent of electricity and battery technology, why not marry traditional luxury with the future? Enter Jaguar’s new I-PACE which, at its debut, was Jaguar Land Rover’s first all-electric SUV.

Prince Charles was reportedly one of the first recipients of Jaguar’s latest SUV, which came with a base price of $69.5K in 2018. With a 240 kWh battery, the 2019 model came with a range of 240 miles. Prince Charles recently made an appearance at the Royal Ascot horse races, along with other members of the Royal Family.

Ted Nugent – $70K, 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat

American singer-songwriter and television host Ted Nugent also has quite a collection of vehicles. After learning to drive in a 1963 Chevy Biscayne, he bought his first set of wheels in the ’70s when he got a Mercedes 280SL.

Nugent apparently has so many vehicles in his collection, the Motor City Madman can practically assign a different one for each day of the week. His pride and joy, however, is his all-black 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat with a dark brown interior. Nugent confirmed he will be recording his next album this month, with a tentative release date set for late 2021.

Ralph Lauren – $5M, Vintage Bentley Blower

With an estimated net worth of $7.88B, Ralph Lauren is one of the most successful figures in the fashion industry today. With pockets that deep, you would think his collection of automobiles reflects his riches and status, and you would be right.

Among Lauren’s collection is an exceptionally beautiful Vintage 1929 Bentley Blower, worth a cool $5M. The Blower has a racing pedigree as it was developed in the 1920s for the Bentley Boys, a group of playboys notorious for motor racing. Bentley recently announced its plans for building 12 replicas of the original 1929 Blower, much to the dismay and disapproval of its current owners.

Sally Field – $45.9K, Lexus RX 450h

Having won three Emmys and two Oscar awards, Sally Field has been a staple of film and television for sixty years. She has starred in notable films like Steel Magnolias, Forrest Gump and Norma Rae. A very shy and reserved person by nature, Fields poured her heart out on paper in her 2018 memoir, In Pieces.

In the publication, she discussed love, heartbreak, and domestic abuse at the hands of her ex-husband. When it comes to her daily commute, Fields has been seen out and about in a 2013 Lexus SUV. She recently joined the cast of a new HBO series set around the Los Angeles Lakers during the ’80s.

Michael Caine – $25.4K, Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit

Starring in more than 100 movies at the box office, Michael Caine has had an illustrious career that spans more than six decades. With his newfound fame and money, Caine found himself living the good life in opulent homes and behind the wheel of coveted motoring icons.

After buying a Rolls-Royce as his first set of wheels, Caine continued the trend when he bought another Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit in 1984. Featuring a 6.8-liter engine mated to a 3-speed automatic transmission, it was a symbol of luxury on wheels. The Batman Begins actor recently quit drinking in an effort to live longer with his grandchildren.

Cher – $51.6K, 2002 Porsche Boxster S

With more than 100 million record sales to her name and counting, it comes as no surprise that Cher is dubbed by many as the Goddess of Pop. Or maybe that nickname stems from her multiple on-screen performances as an Egyptian goddess, but our point still stands.

When it comes to her taste in automobiles, Cher has been seen on some instances getting behind the wheel of her jet black 2002 Porsche Boxster S convertible. Having battled both dyslexia and dyscalculia from a young age, Cher is now using her powerful voice to be an advocate for children with learning and thinking disabilities.

Bruce Willis – $161K, 1968 Shelby GT500 Convertible

Think of Hollywood action hero Bruce Willis behind the wheel of a vehicle, and you would naturally envision something fast, loud, and in-your-face, right? When it comes to his real-life rides, too, Willis has somewhat of an obsession with American muscle.

His expansive collection includes a brash 1968 Shelby GT500 Convertible which, sadly, he sold in 2008. The Mustang sale was intended to be a personal intervention for Willis, considering his self-professed addiction to vintage and classic American muscle. The trailer of his new crime thriller with Megan Fox, Midnight in the Switchgrass, was recently released, much to the delight of salivating action-movie fans.

Dolly Parton – Price Undisclosed, 1997 Cadillac D’Elegance

Even at the age of 75, country music legend Dolly Parton is as relevant as ever in showbiz. Not only is the best podcast of 2019 (according to Forbes), Dolly Parton’s America, named after her, she is now winning over a whole new generation of fans with her music and was also the subject of a recent Netflix biopic.

When Parton had to choose a motoring vehicle as her daily driver, not only did she buy herself a Cadillac, she bought one for her family members too. Given her affinity with flashy possessions and her iconic golden-blonde hair, it is only fitting Parton went with a gold 1997 Cadillac D’Elegance.

Barry Manilow – Price Undisclosed, 1988 Range Rover

Musical genius Barry Manilow is known for his popular singles like I Write the Songs, Couldn’t It Be Magic, and Can’t Smile Without You. Known for his simple tastes, the crooner has been quoted on occasions saying his life would be complete if all he ever owned was his home and his tomato-red 1988 Range Rover.

Alas, the Rover was badly damaged in a crash on a wet freeway during a rainy afternoon in Los Angeles in 1996. Manilow recently announced five dates for his December 2021 A Gift of Love holiday tour, with all proceeds from the concerts set to be given away to benefit 25 charities.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – $66K, 1948 Packard Super 8 Convertible

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been an important figure of the NFL history books for more than five decades. Fans of basketball remember him as a key player for the Celtics-Lakers and the nemesis of Dave Cowens during his time at the Boston Celtics in the ’70s.

In 2014, Jabbar purchased a classic 1948 Packard Super 8 Convertible at a Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. In a Vanity Fair interview, the NBA star admitted the purchase as his greatest extravagance. Jabbar will be executive producing and narrating his upcoming documentary on the History Channel, Fight the Power: The Movements That Changed America.

Brian Johnson – $400K, Rolls-Royce Phantom

Self-professed petrolhead and motoring aficionado, AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson’s passion for fast machines on four wheels was on full display during his memorable appearance on Top Gear. His vast collection of automobiles includes modern Italian stallions, classic Rolls-Royces, vintage Bentleys, and iconic historical machines with a racing pedigree.

Johnson’s daily driver, however, is a modern Rolls-Royce Phantom. In a Motor1.com interview, he admitted to Rolls-Royce being that unattainable symbol of success and elegance growing up as a kid. Bringing his life story and experiences to the screen, Johnson will unveil his new memoir, The Lives of Brian, in October 2021.

Nicko McBrain – $132K, Jaguar XKR-S

Musician and drummer of heavy metal English band Iron Maiden, Nicko McBrain had always bought pre-owned vehicles, despite having a net worth estimated to be $30M. After learning to drive in a Hillman Minx, McBrain’s first set of wheels was a Volvo 144.

Having had an affinity for Jaguars in the past, the auto manufacturer custom-built McBrain a bespoke 2013 XKR-S which also happened to be the most powerful production Jag ever. In November, he is scheduled to perform at the 2021 Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp In Florida.

John Travolta – $410K, Rolls-Royce Phantom

Pulp Fiction actor John Travolta has a thing for expensive rides and interior design. He is also an airplane aficionado, a licensed pilot, and owns a home inside an airport. Travolta will re-team with his Pulp Fiction co-star Bruce Willis in Paradise City. The film revolves around a bounty hunter on the hunt for his father’s murderer, a Hawaiian underworld kingpin.

We doubt if any vehicle of Travolta can beat his two private planes, but his vintage 1960 Rolls-Royce Phantom comes in at a close second. Based on the Silver Cloud II, the Phantom shared its predecessor’s 6.2-liter V8 engine and Hydra-Matic automatic transmission.

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Morgan Freeman – $70K, Tesla Model S

Legendary actor and voice-over artist Morgan Freeman is known for his larger-than-life narrations and his instantly recognizable voice. For over a decade, Freeman has been a big believer in green energy when it comes to transportation. He was one of the first adopters of electric vehicle technology when he bought his first Tesla Model S sometime around 2012.

Freeman was apparently so impressed by the quality and craftsmanship of the vehicle, he funded a start-up limo service that exclusively ran Tesla models. Today, Freeman is an investor in the Tesla company’s stock and a staunch supporter of its CEO, Elon Musk.

Richard Gere – $93K, Audi RS6 Avant

With more than 50 years of acting under his belt, actor Richard Gere changed the typical persona of a leading man in Hollywood. Along with notable performances in projects like American Gigolo, Chicago, and Pretty Woman, Gere also had a pair of Golden Globes to his name.

Gere’s aura of calm refinement and smooth style is also reflected in his vehicle of choice—an Audi RS6 estate wagon. Combining luxury and sportiness with utility, the 2020 RS6 comes with a 4.0 liter twin-turbo V8 capable of 592 horsepower. He recently appeared in an episode of Hollywood Insider, paying tribute to filmmaker Terrence Malick.

Rush Limbaugh – $450K, Maybach 57 S

Best known as the host of The Rush Limbaugh Show, a popular radio program, Rush Limbaugh had not only entertained millions of fans but also provided a springboard for aspiring celebrities and politicians. Sadly, the legendary broadcaster died earlier this year in February due to lung cancer.

While he was alive, it suffices to say Limbaugh liked to live to his fullest and enjoyed the finer things of the world. Apart from his sprawling mansion and Gulfstream G550 private jet, he also owned a fleet of fully-optioned Mercedes Maybach 57 S models for himself and his guests.

Warren Buffett – $45K, Cadillac XTS

Dubbed by the financial industry as the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett is renowned internationally as one of the most successful investors of our generation. Having made tens of billions in the financial sector, which saw him top the list of the richest people in the world at one point, Buffett is currently the CEO of financial firm Berkshire Hathaway.

Although his personal fortune surpasses the $100B mark, Buffett keeps his lifestyle low-key and owns a modest Cadillac XTS and an SUV. With an MSRP starting from $44.6K and going up to $69.1K for the top variant, the XTS is a pretty economical choice for a billionaire, don’t you think?

Pope Francis – Price Undisclosed, Renault 4

Pope Francis has taken several steps during his time to cut down on costs and expenditures in a bid to reform the Vatican’s finances. He might have taken this a step too far when he accepted a 20-year-old vehicle to drive himself around St. Peter’s Square.

Given to him as a gift from Father Renzo Zocca, the Renault 4 was presented in support of Pope Francis’ efforts to build a church for the poor. The Renault previously used to belong to Father Renzo himself and has 190k miles on its odometer. The Pope recently called for governments of developed countries to develop a farsighted financial model to help alleviate poverty.

Bill Cosby – $14.5K, 1970 BMW 2002

Comedian-turned-TV-actor Bill Cosby shot to international fame from his comedic genius on The Cosby Show. He is currently serving a 3-to-10-year prison sentence for physically assaulting a former Temple University employee in 2004.

During the height of his stardom, Cosby kept several vehicles in his collection. His crown jewel in this collection was a red BMW 2002 tii model from the ’70s. According to sources, the BMW was recently up for sale with a price tag of $14.5K. Cosby was recently denied parole by the Parole Board of Pennsylvania following his refusal to undergo a therapy program intended for helping physical assault offenders.

Chevy Chase – $222K, Mercedes Benz SL65

SNL veteran and comedian Chevy Chase is perhaps best known to younger audiences for playing Pierce Hawthorne in NBC’s comedy series Community. Chase reprised the hilarious role of an old, out-of-touch grandpa attending a community college with his younger peers to perfection.

Chase feels the need for speed, and he is known to have owned a Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG edition. The coupe is an absolute beast of a machine, with over 600 horsepower on tap from its 6.0-liter V12 engine. Chase was recently admitted for five days in a hospital following heart problems, but he is on track to make a full recovery.

Jeff Goldblum – $24K, Toyota Prius

For those unfamiliar with his on-screen work, Jeff Goldblum has earned a reputation in showbiz for his quirky personality and his starring roles in films like Thor: Ragnarok, Independence Day, and Jurassic Park. He recently announced the release of the Jurassic World Evolution 2 video game at the Summer Game Fest.

Goldblum is content with his personal style and taste, and contrary to his peers, he owns a plain Jane Toyota Prius as his daily driver. With a price tag of around $24K and no notable features to list, the Prius is the quintessential symbolization of being low-key.

Kevin Costner – $92K, Audi S8

Oscar-winning actor Kevin Costner exuded masculinity as a leading Hollywood man. During this period, he was able to churn out hits like Dances With Wolves and The Bodyguard. He is now the narrator and co-founder of a new road trip app called HearHere.

Back in the 2000s, Costner purchased an Audi Q7 SUV and an S8 sedan. The Q7 was believed to be a purchase for his son while the Let Him Go actor kept the S8 luxury sedan for himself. The 2021 model of the S8 comes in at $130.9k with a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8.

Denzel Washington – $204.6K, Aston Martin Vanquish

From Magnificent Seven to Malcolm X and The Book of Eli, actor extraordinaire Denzel Washington has given us truly mind-blowing performances on the big screen. From his theater debut in the ’80s, Washington has wowed audiences with his on-stage and on-screen mastery.

Away from showbiz, Washington is quite the rockstar in real life, too. He likes to travel in style in his 2006 Aston Martin Vanquish S in British-racing green colors. Having traded hands since then, the Aston was recently listed for sale in the Netherlands with an asking price of $204.6K and 7614 miles on the counter.

Prince Philip – $161.9K, Land Rover

Following his marriage to Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip fell in love with British sports vehicles and the Range Rover in particular. The relationship between the British royal family and Land Rover dates back to 1948 when the 100th Land Rover was presented to George VI.

As a Land Rover loyalist for most of his adult life, Prince Philip was even quoted as saying that after his death, he would like his last ride to be in a vehicle from the iconic British manufacturer. Following his tragic death in April 2021, the Duke of Edinburgh’s last ride was in a Land Rover hearse custom-designed by the Prince himself.

Richard Chamberlain – Price Undisclosed, 1971 Triumph Stag

Richard Chamberlain became an icon of the mini-series TV industry after working in some of the most notable productions of his time. During his heyday, the Beverly Hills native starred in some of the most acclaimed mini-series of his era including The Thorn Birds, Dream West, Shogun, Centennial, and Wallenberg.

According to some reports, Chamberlain imported his 1971 Triumph Stag into the United Kingdom during the mid-90s. He would later sell the 3.0-liter V8 coupe for an undisclosed sum. Even after six decades in the acting world, Chamberlain is still working and recently appeared in the mystery-thriller Finding Julia.

Ice-T – $176K, Bentley Continental GT

Take one look at Ice-T’s heavily modified Bentley Continental GT, and you can immediately tell the hip-hop artist is into automobiles. The musician spent a considerable sum modifying the exterior of the Bentley, while keeping the vehicle’s factory mechanical spec.

The rapper-turned Hollywood actor and producer painted his Continental GT candy apple red, or “murder red” as he likes to refer to it, blacked out the accents, and fitted a custom body kit from Onyx. After his first appearance on the Law & Order Special Victims Unit series back in 2000, Ice-T returns as Detective Odafin Tutuola in the 22nd iteration of the hit show.

Dustin Hoffman – $200K, Tesla Roadster

Dustin Hoffman became one of the earliest adopters of the mainstream electric vehicle trend when he opted for a Tesla Roadster back when it was first introduced in 2008. The American actor and filmmaker had to wait for a few years for his ride to arrive after Tesla’s slow initial production run.

The all-electric eco-friendly roadster was soon a staple of luxury and status in Hollywood, with many A-listers bending over backward to get their hands on one. Hoffman will lead the cast of the family comedy-drama Sam & Kate, written and directed by Darren Le Gallo.

John Wayne – $60.5K, 1975 Pontiac Grand Safari

When it came to playing cool action characters, American actor John Wayne was a natural. From playing a fighter pilot in The Flying Tigers, an unapologetic and brash leading man in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance to a valiant soldier in Back To Bataan, Wayne has lit up the big screen with some memorable performances indeed.

When it came to his daily driver and family vehicle, Wayne modified his 1975 Pontiac Grand Safari from George Barris. The fabricator and builder raised the Pontiac’s roof, so Wayne could climb in with his signature cowboy hat. The legendary actor passed away in 1979 from stomach cancer at the age of 72.

Jack Nicholson – $105K, 1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 Grosser

From The Departed to The Little Shop of Horrors, actor Jack Nicholson has wowed fans over several decades with his impressive repertoire. When he portrayed his iconic role as the bad guy in The Shining, Nicholson was lauded for depicting an idiosyncratic character in a contemporary fashion that no actor before him had been able to.

Over the years, Nicholson has owned a number of vehicles, but his 1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 Grosser stands head and shoulders above the rest. After his speculated retirement over 10 years ago, Nicholson’s son Ray has taken the baton from his father in Hollywood and recently worked as an actor in the series Panic.

Al Pacino – $400-600K, Mercedes SLS AMG

When future generations look back at some of the most important figures of cinema and entertainment, legends like Al Pacino will forever be somewhere at the top of that list. Today, he is one of the most celebrated (and imitated!) actors with box office smash hits like Scarface, Godfather, and The Devil’s Advocate on his résumé.

After he appeared behind the wheel of a Mercedes SLS AMG in Danny Collins, there have been multiple reports that Pacino actually owns the 6.2-liter 631 horsepower beast, which can cost up to $500K. He recently graced the big screen as James J. Laughlin in American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally.

Samuel L. Jackson – $500K, Maybach 57

As one of the coolest stars of Hollywood, actor Samuel L. Jackson had to look long and hard when looking for his daily driver. The Snakes on A Plane star paid a visit to the Maybach Centre of Excellence in Stuttgart, Germany alongside his wife La Tanya before making his purchase.

When he purchased his half-a-million-dollar Maybach 57 in all-white, Jackson reportedly custom-equipped it with a number of optional extras. The long list of upgrades included a special Mercedes-Benz Designo paint job, champagne glasses, and a refrigerator. Jackson will reunite with co-stars Ryan Reynolds and Salma Hayek for The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard.

Caitlyn Jenner – $176K, Porsche GT3 RS

When Caitlyn Jenner decided to auction off her 2011 Porsche 911 GT3 RS for charity in 2017, it was a sad day indeed, since fans and the paparazzi had really fallen for its bright purple paint scheme. Plus, she had only driven it for a year, having originally purchased it in 2016.

The Caitlyn Jenner Foundation, which benefited from the sale, was aimed at fighting for the rights of transgender people. The I am Cait star reportedly bought the $176K sports car from a dealership in Los Angeles, California. Jenner recently announced her candidacy for the office of Governor of California.

Danny DeVito – $26K, Nissan Leaf

In an interview with Thrillist back in 2014, actor Danny DeVito dished about his daily driver being a plain $26K Nissan Leaf. Speaking about the Leaf, DeVito went on to explain how much he adored the hatchback for being fun and safe. He admitted that since his ownership of the all-electric vehicle, the Jumanji star had not been to a gas station in years.

DeVito won the hearts of viewers through his comedic mastery and acting talents, making appearances in Taxi, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Batman Returns. The 15th season of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is expected to be unveiled sometime around fall 2021.

Larry King – $38.5K, Lincoln MKS

Larry King, the longtime host of CNN who had become an icon in radio and television, sadly died in January 2021 at the age of 87. The Brooklyn-bred socialite had been a part of radio platforms for more than 60 years and rose to prominence in the ’70s following the success of his talk show Larry King Live.

When it came to his daily driver, King could be seen driving around in a black Lincoln MKS. With his estimated net worth exceeding $50M, going with a relatively modest and inexpensive Lincoln model costing $38.5K was refreshing to see in an industry that thrives on excess and materialism.

Robert Redford – $1.4M, 1964 Porsche 904 GTS

Actor and director Robert Redford is also known for being the co-founder of The Redford Center. Co-founded by Redford and his son James in 2005, the center produces impact-driven documentaries to use the big screen to galvanize environmental causes.

Redford’s collections of motorcars included a unique 1964 Porsche 904 GTS. The model had a racing pedigree, since it went on to enjoy a successful stint in endurance racing. The 904 GTS was recently on the market with an asking price of $1.4M. Redford recently put his 30-acre Horse Whisper Ranch in Utah up for sale at $4.9M.

Sylvester Stallone – $166K, Mercedes-Benz G550

Sylvester Stallone is best known for his action-packed roles in films like Rocky and Rambo. During the height of his fame, the actor, director and writer was the biggest name in Hollywood’s action genre. He is rumored to return to the much-awaited fourth chapter of The Expendables saga.

A lesser-known juicy fact about Stallone is his love for Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Apart from owning an E63 AMG and an SL65 AMG Black, the Rambo actor was also seen cruising around Beverly Hills in a G63 AMG (2015) and a G550 SUV. At an estimated price of $166K, the tough and durable truck is a big hit in California.

Harrison Ford – $150K, 1955 Jaguar XK140 Drophead Coupe

Star Wars actor Harrison Ford is renowned for his love for speed, having owned a number of private airplanes and sports cars. After starring in the Indiana Jones series, Blade Runner and Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, one cannot blame him for spending his $210M fortune on his favorite toys.

When he’s not flying his airplanes, Ford can be seen loitering around in his vintage 955 Jaguar XK140. When it was new, the XK140 made waves for its top speed of 125 miles per hour, thanks to its 3.4-liter inline-6 engine. Ford is currently busy filming on the set of Indiana Jones 5 in Scotland.

Tom Hanks – $53K, Chevrolet Tahoe

Fans of Tom Hanks might be surprised to learn that the Sully actor prefers to ride in his bland, champagne-colored Chevrolet Tahoe. After a successful career as an actor, Hanks became a film and television show producer. Popular productions on his resume include Forrest Gump, Saving Private Ryan, The Terminal, and Bridge of Spies.

Although admittedly, a Chevrolet Tahoe is hardly anyone’s dream vehicle but if you’re crazy famous like Hanks, it might be useful to blend in with an understated set of wheels. He is currently filming the first season of Masters of the Air, a mini-series about aerial warfare during the Second World War.

Paul Newman – $26K, 1963 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

Paul Newman, one of the last remaining stars of the 20th-century era of entertainment, sadly passed away in 2008 from cancer. During his career in acting that spanned over 50 years, Newman dazzled fans with his magical performances in more than 65 movies.

Even during his later years, the Cool Hand Luke actor was very much in demand in the showbiz industry, thanks to his dedication to his craft. When he was not working, Newman loved to drive his eye-catching red Volkswagen Beetle Convertible. The unassuming vehicle was secretly modified by the actor with a powerful engine, coupled with a racing transmission and suspension.

Queen Elizabeth II – $96.2K, Range Rover Hybrid LWB Landaulet

It’s no secret that the monarch of Great Britain, Queen Elizabeth II, has an affinity for expensive and luxurious vehicles. Her collection of automobiles is reportedly worth an eye-watering sum of $13.8M. In April 2021, the Queen experienced the devastating loss of her husband, Prince Philip, who died of old age.

After ascending to the throne in 1953, the Queen has surrounded herself with Land Rover vehicles. For her official ceremonies, she ordered a custom-built 2015 Range Rover Hybrid LWB Landaulet. The one-off 4×4 SUV is the only one in the world and features a giant sunroof that allows the royals to greet their subjects.

Jerry Seinfeld – $700K, Porsche 959

As one of the richest comedians and television personalities alive today, Jerry Seinfeld loves to splash his cash on classic motors. It’s no secret that Seinfeld has a soft spot when it comes to coffee and expensive, iconic Porsche models.

Following the success of his late ’90s sitcom Seinfeld, the comedian shelled out tens of millions of dollars to amass one of the greatest motorcar collections in the world. These included a 1986 Porsche 959, one-of-337 limited-production models, which he reportedly paid $700K for. Being a lifelong fan of baseball and the New York Mets, Seinfeld recently attended a Mets game to throw the first pitch.

John Cena – $145K, Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4

WWE wrestler-turned-actor John Cena might be famous for his rock-hard muscles, but the former WWE champion also has a soft spot for Italian supercars and American muscle. When the new Ford GT was announced, Cena was one of the celebrities who applied for the sports car.

And no, you could not just write a check and buy it, you had to apply for the privilege of owning one. Curiously enough, all owners of the Ford GT were contractually mandated to keep it for at least two years. Cena broke the deal when he sold his Ford GT for a huge profit, sparking a legal dispute involving the dealership that is ongoing.

Larry David – $25K, 2004 Toyota Prius

Actor and producer Larry David is best known for being the creator of the hit comedy sitcom Seinfeld with Jerry Seinfeld. The tenth season of his popular HBO show Curb Your Enthusiasm is currently airing on the network.

If you’re wondering what David uses to travel around Los Angeles, The Whatever Works actor opts for a gas-sipping Toyota Prius, which incidentally, is as famous among Hollywood actors as a Bentley or Rolls-Royce. Having also appeared on his show Curb Your Enthusiasm, David later gave away the Prius in mid-2015 to create awareness about global warming, before replacing it with a BMW i3.

Pierce Brosnan – $298K, Aston Martin Vanquish

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When it’s time to play the iconic British super spy, apparently the job comes with its perks in real life too, as was the case with actor Pierce Brosnan. After filming his fourth Bond movie, Die Another Day, Brosnan actually got to keep an Aston Martin Vanquish similar to the one he had driven in the action film.

Although the studio was initially hesitant to hand Brosnan the coupe, it eventually gave in when the Tomorrow Never Dies actor put his foot down. The sports coupe came with a 5.9-liter V12 engine that produced 460 horsepower. Brosnan is playing a sinister gynecologist in his new film False Positive.

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