JOHN CLEESE – 1987 BENTLEY EIGHT, £2,500
You likely know him as Basil Fawlty of the popular hit TV Show Fawlty Towers. John Cleese is a celebrated actor well recognized for his passion for fancy and lavish vehicles. Cleese was particularly fond of his Bentley Eight, and he has an interesting way of passing on its ownership. Cleese hasn’t simply put the car up for sale, though it is on auction from a starting price of £2,500. No, Cleese has a bigger way of letting his beloved Bentley go!
John Cleese has decided to offer whoever buys the car a lunch with him. He also offers a handwritten story of the celebrity passengers who have ridden in the car, including Kevin Kline and Jamie Lee Curtis. In addition to that, he offers a signed photograph of the scene of him giving the red Austin 1300 a ‘thrashing’ in the show Fawlty Towers. Cleese describes the vehicle as to the “most beautiful car” he had ever had.
STEPHEN FRY – BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT, EST. £150,000
Stephen Fry is a talented man, and the way he has showcased them is admirable. His impeccable comic timing had had us in splits, and we enjoy every bit of his acts. Fry is a successful actor as well and has made an appearance in Jeeves and Wooster and A Bit of Fry & Laurie, both comedy projects. Making people laugh is the hardest thing to do on this planet. Well, Fry has managed to do just that.
Stephen has lavish choices in terms of four-wheelers. As far as we have come to know from his financial advisor, he has a stunning Bentley in his garage, which cost him something to the tune of £150,000. Going by his net fortune, shelling out the sum might have been a cakewalk for him. Aside from the Bentley, Fry also has an Aston Martin under his possession.
STEVEN TYLER – HENNESSEY VENOM GT SPYDER – $1,100,000
Rock legend, Steven Tyler, won the hearts of fans all over the world when he first rose to fame as part of the group Aerosmith. Known for his eclectic dressing sense and raspy voice the singer has had his fair share of substance abuse issues. Regardless of his questionable habits, the superstar is worth millions. He spent $1.1 million on Hennessey Venom GT Spyder back in 2012 but decided to put it on auction and made a loss of $300,000. He decided to donate the money to Janie’s Fund. It is well known that Tyler donates many of his earnings to charities that provide safe houses and rehabilitation for drug addicts. He has become a motivational speaker to many addicts and has really changed his ways.
CONAN O’BRIEN — FORD TAURUS- $42,975
Conan O’Brien, 56, has seen an unprecedented level of success in his career as a TV host. Conan has been hosting several late-night talk shows since 2010 and is best known for being the host of Conan on TBS and Saturday Night Live. His riches also come from being a writer for the popular cartoon show The Simpsons. There are speculations that Conan spent some of his millions on expensive plastic surgery, but what we do know is that he didn’t spend it on an expensive luxury vehicle. The TV host chose a more modest Ford Taurus, valued at $42, 000. Although the Taurus isn’t a flashy sports car it can still be praised for being stylish and practical for everyday use.
DAVID BECKHAM – ROLLS ROYCE PHANTOM DROPHEAD COUPE – $400,000
David Beckham is known for being one of the wealthiest and most successful football players of all time. He announced his retirement from football a few years ago but continues to live a luxurious lifestyle with his wife, Victoria Beckham and their children. David continues to model for brands like Calvin Klein and his gorgeous looks and unique hairstyles are any man’s dreams. With a few smart business investments and financial planning, his net worth is now at $450 million equivalent to his designer wife’s net worth of almost the same. Beckham owns more than ten luxury cars including his favorite the Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe which cost $400, 000. He had it custom designed having his football number ’23’ stitched into the leather interior.