The World's Most Iconic Celebrity Car Collections

Celebrities Car Collections 

You may not be aware of the significant value of celebrity car collections. Some of these celebrities are true petrolheads, owning incredibly expensive and rare cars. Explore our list of celebrities with the most famous and valuable car collections out there.

Jay Leno

The American television host boasts one of the largest car and motorcycle collections out there, totalling over 180 cars and 160 motorcycles. Jay Leno is never short on vehicles; his fleet is constantly evolving as he personally manages it, frequently adding new vehicles and occasionally parting with others. His collection serves as a testament to the evolving history of motorized vehicles, ranging from 20th-century steam-powered automobiles to cutting-edge sports cars equipped with the latest technology.

The collection is estimated to be worth around $52 million in total. Among his prized possessions is the 1994 McLaren F1, the first McLaren ever imported to the US, valued between $14 million and $17 million dollars.

With such a large collection, there is a wide variety of cars, ranging from a 1989 Bentley Turbo R and a 1906 Advance Steam Traction Engine to a 1986 Lamborghini Countach. However, these are just a glimpse of the cars he owns.

Rowan Atkinson

The famous British actor and comedian is well-known for his taste in fast classic cars, boasting an impressive history of owning and collecting them.

He once owned the iconic McLaren F1, manufactured in 1992, which cost £535,000—a substantial amount, especially for its time. In today's money, that would be around £1.2 million. He sold it a few years ago for approximately £8 million, but it gained notoriety for being crashed not once, but twice by him. The second crash resulted in the largest insurance payout for car repairs at £910,000.

This wasn’t his only mishap; he also crashed his Aston Martin V8 Zagato at the Croft Circuit in 2001, requiring £220,000 for rebuilding. It was subsequently sold at auction for £122,500.

His fleet is estimated to be worth around 12 million. The most expensive car in his collection is the McLaren F1 which is worth the most at £9.9 million. The collection includes cars such as Bentley, Rolls Royce and Jaguar.

You can see in the image below Rowan taking in his Jaguar Mk7 out on the track.

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Ralph Lauren

The multi-billion-dollar fashion designer has a large collection of over 70 cars from Bugatti, Ferrari, McLaren and Porsche, he has them from classics to the new his collection is impressive with some really rare cars amongst the collection.

Possibly one of the top cars in the collection is the 1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic this is one of only far cars if sold would bet to bit record car selling figures. However, this is not the only Bugatti he owns he also has the 1937 Type 57 SC Gangloff Drophead Coupe, a 2006 Bugatti Veyron 16.4, and a 2012 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport.

A favourite of Ralph Lauren is Ferrari with a few in his collection such as the 1954 Ferrari 375 Plus and the 1965 365 P2, and several iterations of the iconic 250. Not only is this impressive but he not only owns one McLaren F1 which is impressive but he owns 3.

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Lady Gaga

The American singer boasts an impressive collection of first-edition classic cars. Her garage includes iconic models such as the 1967 Ford Bronco and the 1967 Ford Mustang, showcasing her appreciation for vintage automobiles. She also owns newer models like the Lamborghini Huracan.

One of the most expensive cars in her collection is the Rolls Royce Phantom VIII, valued at around $450,000. This luxurious vehicle features a V12 engine and delivers 450 horsepower, epitomizing elegance and power.

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton’s car collection is nothing short of extraordinary, boasting a mix of supercars and classic vehicles that reflect his love for speed and luxury. As a seven-time Formula 1 world champion, Hamilton is no stranger to fast cars, but his personal garage takes his passion to another level.

Among his impressive collection is a custom-made Pagani Zonda 760LH, which he later sold for a staggering $11 million. He also owns a Ferrari LaFerrari and a cutting-edge Mercedes-AMG Project One, both of which are marvels of modern automotive engineering.

A true highlight of his collection is the McLaren F1, a car that’s as rare as it is valuable. Estimated to be worth around $20 million, this 620-horsepower beast can hit a top speed of 240 mph and goes from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.2 seconds. With just over 100 units ever produced, it’s a jewel in Hamilton’s crown of cars.

When he's not on the track, Hamilton is frequently spotted driving a variety of powerful Mercedes-AMG models. This is hardly surprising, given his long-standing relationship with the Mercedes team. He reportedly owns at least four different AMG models, showcasing his loyalty to the brand and his love for high-performance machines.

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