Celebrities are known for their lavish lifestyles but their expensive tastes don’t stop at luxurious villas and tropical holidays. Supercars are a vital part of being rich and famous and they’re not above showing off their sumptuous cars, whether it’s a luxury car rental or owned as part of a huge collection. From chic Aston Martins to sporty porsches, not all celebrities customise their cars, so you could rent the very same supercar that is prefered by your favourite actor, singer or sporting hero.
Janet Jackson - Aston Martin Vanquish
The youngest member of the Jackson family follows in James Bond’s trail of dust and drives an Aston Martin Vanquish. It was 007’s car in the film Die Another Day. The timeless classic boasts a V12 engine and can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in just 4.1 seconds. Pierce Brosnan is a fan, after playing Bond in the movie he bought one, but unfortunately lost it to garage fire at his Malibu home in 2015.
Rod Stewart - Ferrari 458 Spider
Rod Stewart is quite proud of his Ferrari 458 Spider and has been spotted zipping around town numerous times. The singer also has a Range Rover Sport and has been seen being chauffeured around in a Rolls Royce Ghost. Usain Bolt, the fastest man in the world is also a fan of the Ferrari 458, so it clearly has impressive acceleration.
Cristiano Ronaldo - Lamborghini Aventador
Real Madrid’s superstar footballer Cristiano Ronaldo’s annual salary of $35 million means he can afford to indulge his love of supercars. Indeed, the Portuguese football phenomenon has amassed a collection of 19 cars which include two Bentleys, three Ferraris, a Porsche 911 Carrera 2S, an Audi R8, a Rolls-Royce Phantom, a Bugatti Veyron and his latest, a Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4.
Kim Kardashian - Bentley Continental GTC
Reality TV queen Kim Kardashian might not seem to be the epitome of class, but she has fantastic taste in cars. She’s owned many supercars but her preferred choice when driving around upmarket Los Angeles locales is her blacked-out Bentley Continental GTC. Other cars in the Kardashian hall of fame include a Porsche Panamera, a Ferrari 458, and a Rolls Royce Ghost. She also bought husband Kanye West a Lamborghini Aventador to complement his much-loved Mercedes SLR.
Simon Cowell - Rolls Royce Phantom
British entertainment mogul Simon Cowell has a Ferrari 360 Modena, a Bentley Azure (convertible) and a Rolls Royce Phantom. With its V12 engine, the Rolls Royce Phantom is a true magic carpet of a ride; its technology takes care of everything since there are no paddle shifters on the wheel and no adjustable shock absorbers or sports mode. To demonstrate its broad appeal, Snoop Dogg, LeBron James and David Beckham are also fans of the Phantom.
Gwen Stefani - Rolls Royce Wraith
The Rolls Royce Wraith is perfect for someone who loves glamour like singer Gwen Stefani, who exudes a distinctive style that recalls the Golden Era of Hollywood. Her choice of Wraith is a one-of-a-kind in dark blue. Spacious and refined, the prestigious Coupé 632 h.p. offers fantastic performance and comfort. She also owns a Range Rover, a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon, a Porsche Panamera and a Maserati Quattroporte.
Gordon Ramsay - Ferrari California
The celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is a well known Ferrari enthusiast and has quite a collection of them, but while visiting California he drives the only appropriate thing – a Ferrari California! As the first coupé convertible produced by the prestigious Italian carmaker, the Ferrari California pays homage to the Ferrari 250 from the 1960s. Ramsay recently followed Lewis Hamilton’s lead and invested in the ultra-exclusive limited edition LaFerrari.
Sir Elton John - Maserati Quattroporte
The internationally famous singer Elton John has a bit of an automotive obsession. He’s owned many classic and rare cars from Jaguar E-Types to Ferrari Testarossas, Rolls-Royce Phantoms to Bentley Turbo Rs and Aston Martins. Last year, he auctioned his Maserati Quattroporte for £27,500.
Patrick Dempsey - Mercedes SLS
The former star of Grey’s Anatomy has a Mercedes-Benz SLS which takes pride of place in his car collection. Clearly a fan of the German marque, his collection also houses a Mercedes SUV. Dempsey has combined a successful Hollywood career with that of a racing driver and at one point he owned eight cars. Actor Eddie Murphy and singer and avid car collector Jay Kay also drive Mercedes SLS.