When you think of the finest car collections out there, your mind may drift to actors and actresses, but some of the coolest cars belong to those in the music industry. Check them out here.
There’s something more than meets the eye for famous singers. Some have eccentric wardrobe collections, while others dabble in art, but car collections…car collections are the almighty collection of singers across all genres. We’ve found 9 of the best cars owned by famous singers from generations of the most popular music. Drum roll, please…
Nothing like a Rolls-Royce for your 25th birthday, right? Jay-Z surprised Beyonce with a 1959 Silver Cloud II Convertible for her birthday. With an estimated price tag of $1 million, lavish is an understatement. Though it’s unknown whether Queen B still owns this vehicle or not, the photo itself is one that should be cherished forever.
The King himself had several cars worth drooling over, but none more famous than his pink Cadillac. Said to be his favorite car, Presley originally purchased the car in a blue color, but had the car repainted in “Elvis Pink.” Not long after he bought it, Elvis would give the car to his mother. The Fleetwood 60, along with his extensive Cadillac collection, is housed at the Graceland Car Museum today.
Though Gwen is a little more responsible with her money when it comes to cars, the most expensive car in her mini fleet is a Porsche Panamera. An expensive, sporty mom car though it may be, Gwen looks good driving it. And so she should for a price tag of $400,000.
You’ve never seen an Escalade like this before. Dr. Dre’s luxurious SUV is one you could get used to. With bucket seats, pull-out desks, a mini-fridge, and a full-size TV getting comfortable is easy. Worth an estimated $400,000, you won’t forget about Dre…’s Escalade.
As an environmental activist and famous singing celebrity, you can have the best of both worlds. Young’s 1959 Mark IV Lincoln Continental turned hybrid cost him over $100,000. The goal was to inspire a generation by creating clean automobile technology. But in 2010, the LincVolt caught fire while charging. Oops. No worries for Young though. He managed to fully restore it and it’s still rolling around somewhere!
With a net worth of $50+ million, Missy Elliot has an extensive car collection, but one that shows her truest color is her favorite Lamborghini Diablo in a very Missy Elliot shade of purple.
Though Lady Gaga has since parted ways with this car, we couldn’t leave it off our list. The 1990 Rolls-Royce Corniche III is one good looking car that fits Gaga’s style perfectly with its blood-red paint job. This vehicle isn’t one you’re likely to see on the street very often, but when you do it turns heads. Lady Gaga, after owning the car for several years, auctioned off the Corniche in 2014 and donated all the proceeds towards an organization that provides financial, medical, and personal assistance to musicians.
In 1975, the “Born to Run” singer bought a 1960 Chevrolet Corvette and fell in love. He loved it so much he featured it on several album covers throughout his career. We wouldn’t mind one ourselves. 😉
On her 50th birthday, J.Lo’s fiancé, Aaron Rodriguez, and family surprised her with a Porsche 911 Carrera GTS. Retailing for around $150,000, the candy apple red sports car fits the singer-actress well. Surprisingly (not surprisingly?), Jennifer hasn’t driven for almost 25 years as she’s often driven to and from gigs. Not a bad problem to have, eh?
Not every singer makes it big enough to buy the newest car on the lot, but those that do drive in style. With a world full of makes and models, the only thing that holds them up the garage space to store them all. What was your favorite car on this list? Let us know in the comments below.