Most Expensive Cars Owned By Famous People
In the world of glamour, celebrities are known exclusively for living a lavish lifestyle. Almost everything they own is bigger and far better than the average Joe. Be it their homes or cars, famous people sure know how to make a BIG statement.
These are the most expensive vehicles that are owned by renowned and famous people around the globe which are a mark in themselves for their opulent and flashy image. These cars might seem to be a dream for the common man, however these famous people own and ride around in these expensive wheeled beauties.
Let’s look at the 10 most expensive cars owned by famous people:
1. Ferrari 250 GTO (1963) - Paul Pappalardo
The Ferrari 250 GTO from 1963 is by far the most expensive car in this list and is owned by the renowned American car collector, Paul Pappalardo. He paid a whopping $52 million for it in an auction in the 1990’s. The rarity (one of 36 built) of this car adds to its extreme price.
2. Maybach Exelero - Jay Z
The Maybach Exelero is owned by rapper-producer Jay Z who bought it for an astonishing $8 million. This is a one-off design fitted with one of the most powerful V12 engines in the industry. This unique car is not only one of the flashiest, but is also one of the fastest commercial luxury sedans available today.
3. Bugatti Veyron (Golden) - Flo Rida
Bugatti produced the exclusive golden Veyron and the flamboyant American rapper Flo Rida has bought one for around $1.7 million. Although, the Bugatti Veyron came in the regular color, the rapper, true to his image, had it custom-painted in bright gold.
4. Lamborghini Gallardo - 50 Cent
5. Lamborghini Aventador - Kanye West
Lamborghini Aventador is one of the latest offerings in the supercar segment by the Italian carmaker. American rapper, Kanye West, bought one of these for around $750,000 and is seen riding around in it in Hollywood.
6. Porsche 959 - Jerry Seinfeld
Porsche 959 is one of the rarest of the classic supercar models existing in prime conditions today. One of these is owned by popular comedian and TV actor, Jerry Seinfeld, who bought the car at an auction for a whopping $700,000.
7. Ferrari Enzo - Nicholas Cage
The Ferrari Enzo is one of the dream items for serious car collectors the world over. This exclusive supercar from the Italian carmakers is priced at around $670,000 and is owned by famous Hollywood actor and producer, Nicholas Cage.
8. Mercedes SLR McLaren - Jay Leno
The Mercedes SLR McLaren, although is not a classic, is one of the fastest and most luxurious supercars available today. The Mercedes SLR McLaren was bought by TV show host, Jay Leno, for around $500,000.
9. Maybach 57 - Rick Ross
The Maybach 57 is one of the fastest luxury cars available today and is priced at around $430,000, which is what rapper-actor Rick Ross paid to own one of these.
10. Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead - David Beckham
Rolls-Royce is renowned for its luxury cars and the Phantom Drophead, owned by the English footballer David Beckham, is priced at an expensive $407,000. It is actually not that steep considering the tons of luxury features this car sports.
These are the top most expensive and luxurious cars owned by celebrities and famous people. Although the rising gas prices may deter the reader from taking out the car for every trip, these famous people sure know how to ride in a luxury statement of their own.