Ever wanted to know what celebrities share your favourite hobby? Well now you can! Here’s a list famous people and what they collect…
- Jay Leno – cars
American comedian, Jay Leno, is a well known classic car collector and owns one of the biggest collections of the sort in the world.
Amongst his collection are a McLaren F1, a Rolls Royce Silver Shadow II and a 1906 Stanley Steamer.
Other famous car collectors include Jay Kay of Jamiroquai, footballer David Beckham and British TV and radio personality Chris Evans, who owns the most expensive car ever sold at auction – a Ferrari 250GT SWB California Spyder, once owned by Hollywood actor James Coburn – which cost him £5.6 million.
- Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie – art
Brad and Angelina are big fans of British urban artist Banksy, shelling out £1 million for one of his pieces in London in 2007.
Other famous art collectors include Bill Gates, Beyonce, Victoria Beckham, Kylie Minogue and Lady Gaga.
- Nicolas Cage – comic books
Cage, who was born Nicolas Kim Coppola, is thought to have taken his surname from Marvel Hero, Luke Cage.
Cage’s collection contained some of the expensive comic books in the world including Detective Comics #27 and Action Comics #1.
The actor sold his collection in 2002 for a total of $1.6 million.
Other famous comic book collectors include Seth Green and Kevin Smith.
- Marie Osmond – dolls
Osmond has collected dolls since her childhood and in 1991, opened her own doll business.
Other famous doll collectors include Demi Moore and Kathy Lee Gifford.
- Andrew Lloyd-Webber – wine
Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is a known collector of wine. In Janurary this year, Lloyd Webber sold 746 lots of wine for a total of $5.6 million. Of the sale, Lloyd Webber said “I hope the new owners enjoy my wines as much as I have and I look forward to reacquainting myself with them in restaurants all over China”.
Other famous wine collectors include Chris DeBurgh and Thomas Jefferson.