Some of our favorite celebrities are known to love their cars. Some collect antiques, while others prefer to drive the newest, fastest machines on the market. Some celebrities’ car collections are a combination of both old and new. One thing all their wheels have in common is a steep price tag. Below is a list of the most expensive cars owned by celebrities.
1963 Ferrari 250 GTO
Jay Z is widely regarded as one of the greatest MC’s of all time. He’s also married to one of the most beautiful women of all time. So it only makes sense for him to own one of the most expensive cars ever made. The stunning vehicle can go from 0 to 100 in 4.4 seconds and has a top speed of 218. The car made its debut at Tempodrom in Berlin in 2005 and is known for its powerful V12 engine. Jay Z has a net worth of $900 million and he used some of that to purchase the Maybach Exelero for $8 million.
CCXR Trevita Hypercar
The Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita is a limited edition car. It featured a diamond weave carbon fiber finish. Initially, the plan was to create three limited edition cars. However, the process was so complex and difficult that only two were made. One of those two cars was purchased by undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather for $4.8 million. It goes from 0 to 62 in 2.9 seconds and has a top speed of 250 mph. It has 1,018 horsepower and a 4.8L twin-supercharged flex engine. In 2017, Mayweather put the car up for auction and it went for $2.6 million.
1955 Porsche 550 RS
Jerry Seinfeld is known for his large car collection that is so big he had to purchase a second garage to store them. One of the most unique cars in his collection is the 1955 Porsche 550 RS. The car was in production from 1953 to 1956 and only 90 were produced. The vehicle is infamously known as the very car that actor James Dean was driving when he tragically died on September 30, 1955, in a horrible car accident. Seinfeld’s Porsche is valued at between $3 million and $5 million. He put the car up for auction to make room in his garage for his newest purchases.
The unstoppable Floyd “Money” Mayweather lives up to his nickname. He has an estimated net worth of $565 million and enjoys spending it on cars. The Bugatti Chiron is one of his most beloved possessions. The car started production in 2016 and is an upgrade from the Veyron. Before it was released, Veyron owners were contacted and given the option to upgrade. Mayweather was one of the first owners of the stunning car. It’s one of the fastest cars in the world and has an electronically limited top speed of 267 mph but can reach 288 mph. This gorgeous vehicle wasn’t cheap as it cost him $3.5 million.
Aston Martin One-77
There is one thing that Floyd Mayweather loves more than winning and that’s buying the most expensive cars made. His Aston Martin One-77 is one of the most gorgeous cars in the world. It has a 7.3L V12 engine with 750 horsepower and goes from 0 to 60 in 3.5 seconds. Only 77 cars were built and Mayweather is one of the few that own one. It sells for $2.4 million but it’s rumored that Mayweather paid roughly $3 million for this rare gem.
At one point, 50 Cent was one of the richest stars in the world. He purchased all kinds of items, such as a fancy home and a fleet of vehicles. He had many expensive and lavish items but his universe revolved around his Lamborghini Gallardo. It goes from 0 to 100 in 3.4 seconds and has a 5.2L V10 engine. The car was in production from 2003 to 2013. It’s Lamborghini’s best selling model, which means 50 couldn’t resist buying it. He purchased the expensive car for $2 million. However, he later put the car up for sale after encountering money problems.
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe
The Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe is a classic car that was considered the fastest when released. It’s now widely regarded as one of the most iconic cars in history. The stunning car was in production from 1955 to 1963. Comedian Jay Leno is known for being one of the most frugal celebs in Hollywood. However, he had no problem paying $1.8 million to purchase this legendary car. Additionally, he put in a great deal of work and money to upgrade the car as well.
Gold Bugatti Veyron
The Bugatti Veyron was named the car of the decade and set numerous records. In 2005, it was Top Gear’s Best Car Driven All Year award. The SuperSport version holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest street-legal production car in the world. A car of this caliber needs a driver of equal style and flash. In 2013, rapper Flo Rida purchased the Bugatti Veyron for a whopping $1.7 million. Apparently, the car was still not flashy enough. He had the car painted a gold chrome and added 24-karat gold rims.
Floyd Mayweather is undefeated and has a record of 50-0. He also has the same record when it comes to buying the most expensive cars in the world. In 2012, Top Gear magazine named the Pagani Huayra as “The Hypercar of the Year”. The car first went into production in 2012 and by 2015 was sold out. It goes from 0 to 60 in 2.8 seconds and has a top speed of 23o mph. A car this flashy needs an owner who is equally as flashy. Despite being one of the most expensive cars ever built, Mayweather had no problem dropping $1.4 million to buy the car.
2014 McLaren P1
Jay Leno is always adding to his vast collection of vehicles. His cars range from classic to limited edition. His large collection includes some of the rarest and expensive cars ever made. The McLaren P1 was in production from 2013 to 2015 with only 375 produced. Leno never gives up the chance to own a rare car and spared no expense. Leno is known for being careful with his money but when it comes to cars all bets are off. Leno purchased the stunning car for $1.35 million.
1959 Convertible Rolls-Royce
Beyoncé is one of the best selling female artists of all time. She has an estimated net worth of $350 million. She’s married to rapper and entrepreneur Jay Z. The highly-publicized couple is very private and keeps a low profile. However, from time to time they open up and share a little. For Beyoncé’s 25th birthday, Jay bought her a Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II. The Silver Cloud was in production between 1955 and 1966. This particular model was introduced in 1959 and the classic car is worth roughly $1 million.
The stunning LaFerrari Aperta is a limited edition version of the famous LaFerrari. The Aperta was in production from 2016 to 2017 with only 210 of this version built. It’s one of the fastest cars in the world. It can go from 0 to 60 in 3.2 seconds and has a top speed of 217 mph. Floyd Mayweather is known for owning the most expensive cars in the world. Mayweather purchased the LaFerrari for $1 million when first released. The final car built was sold at auction for $10 million.
Kanye West is known for his excellent taste in clothes, music, and women. He also has excellent taste in cars as does his wife, Kim Kardashian. Kanye and Kim are known for buying each other lavish presents. In 2012, Kim gave Kanye a Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 for his 35th birthday. Lamborghini introduced that car in 2011 and it soon became the company’s flagship vehicle. It’s one of the fastest cars and can go from 0 to 60 in 2.9 seconds. Kim and Kanye had only been dating for a while when she bought him the $750,000 Lamborghini.
Jerry Seinfeld started his career as a stand-up comedian and later co-created and starred in the groundbreaking sitcom Seinfeld. He’s one of the most recognizable and richest comedians. He’s known for his large car collection but doesn’t consider himself a collector. He said, “I don’t really even think of myself as a collector. I just love cars.” (Motor1). His fleet of cars includes the rare Porsche 959, which was in production between 1986 and 1993. Only 337 cars were built and it was considered the fastest street-legal car at the time. Jerry purchased the incredible car for $700,000.
Nicholas Cage is known for spending his money on numerous outrageous items, such as a private island, Action Comics #1 and a haunted mansion in New Orleans. However, one of his greatest purchases was buying the phenomenal Enzo Ferrari. The car was built in 2002 and is named after the company’s founder, Enzo Ferrari. It can go from 0 to 62 in 3.8 seconds and has a top speed of 205 mph. Cage purchased the car for roughly $670,000. However, he later was forced to file for bankruptcy and sold his Ferrari for the same price he purchased it for.
Mercedes SLR McLaren
The Mercedes SLR McLaren grand tourer car is one of the finest vehicles ever built. McLaren Automotive and Mercedes-Benz worked together to build the car. It takes a special driver to get behind the wheel of this supercar and that driver is Jay Leno. Leno is best known as the long-running host of The Tonight Show. Leno is an avid car collector and his collection includes 170 different vehicles. However, his favorite car is the Mercedes SLR McLaren. It has a top speed of 220 mph and can go from 0 to 100 in 3.5 seconds. Leno purchased the gorgeous car for $500,000.
1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS
The Porsche 911 has been in production since 1963 but has undergone several changes and upgrades throughout the years. In 1973, the Porsche 911 Carrera RS hit the streets and set it on fire. It can go from 0 to 60 in 6.3 seconds and has a top speed of 149 mph. It quickly became one of the most popular cars amongst racing teams and avid collectors. Only 49 models were made and obviously, Jerry Seinfeld owns one of them. The car is valued between $500,000 and $1.4 million. It’s one of Jerry’s prized possessions and made an appearance in an episode of Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee.
It’s safe to assume that rapper Rick Ross really loves his Maybach 57S. The Maybach 57 and 63 were the first car models of the brand since its revival. It was in production from 2002 to 2012. It’s one of the fastest luxury cars and can go from 0 to 60 in 5 seconds. Ross purchased the beautiful car for roughly $430,000 in 2009. The car has been featured in several music videos. Ross loves his car so much that he even named his record label Maybach Records.
Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead
David and Victoria Beckham are one of the most influential and richest celebrity couples. They’re also regarded as one of the most beautiful couples in the world. A couple this beautiful can’t settle for an ordinary car. The Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead is a luxury car that was in production from 2007 to 2016. Beckham purchased the gorgeous car for $407,000 in 2008 and had it customized to his liking. He had his jersey number 23 added to the seats. It has a powerful v12 engine and can go from 0 to 62 in 5.9 seconds. In 2012, he sold the car in order to purchase the then-brand-new Rolls-Royce Ghost. In fact, he was one of the first celebs added to the waitlist for the car before its release.