Black celebrities are some of the top earners in the world. They own multiple businesses that bring in six and seven figures. In fact, some have attained billionaire status while others are a few million dollars away from joining the billionaires’ club.
Spending big is synonymous with celebrities. Apart from their multiple businesses, most of them own some of the most expensive houses, pieces of jewelry, cars, among others. For many celebrities, cars are status symbols and they spend a fortune to lay hands on them.
Have you ever wondered about the car your favorite Black celebrity drives and how much they spent to acquire it? Read on to find out.
1. Jay Z – Maybach Exelero ($7 Million)
Maybach Exelero is one of the rarest vehicles in the world. It is a custom-made vehicle originally built in 2004 and first owned by Bryan ‘Birdman’ Williams. It was reportedly sold for a staggering figure to Jay-Z.
Jay-Z, according to Forbes, is worth $1.2 billion and has multiple businesses, including a cannabis dispensary.
2. Floyd Mayweather – Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita ($4.6 Million)
Floyd Mayweather is one of the highest-paid athletes in the world. He is worth $450 million, per estimates by Celebrity Net Worth. The boxer once owned a Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita.
CCXR Trevita was specifically built for the super-rich and only two units of the car were produced by the ultra-modern car manufacturing company, Koenigsegg. The boxer reportedly paid $4.6 million to own the car. His other cars include Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Bentleys, Rolls Royces, and Mercedes.
3. Bryan “Birdman” Williams – Bugatti Veyron 16.4 ($2 Million)
Bryan “Birdman” Williams is a music producer and a rapper. He is considered one of the most successful musicians and business moguls. He drives a Bugatti Veyron which he reportedly bought for $2 million. He was the first to own a Maybach Exelero which he later sold to Jay-Z.
4. Samuel Eto’o – Aston Martin One-77 ($1.6 Million)
Samuel Eto’o is a Cameroonian footballer who played for Barcelona, Inter Milan and other top European teams. He won the Champions League with Barca and Inter and became one of the top African earners in football.
He owns Aston Martin One-77, one of the most expensive cars in the world. He reportedly paid $1.6 million for it.
5. Beyonce — 1959 Silver Cloud Rolls-Royce Convertible ($1 Million)
The singer owns a 1959 Silver Cloud Rolls-Royce Convertible which she bought for $1 million. The vehicle, which has been well-kept, features the original leather seats from 1959. It is powered by a potent 6.2-liter engine.
6. Kanye West – Lamborghini Aventador ($750,000)
Kanye West tried unsuccessfully to become the president of America. Soon after his disastrous election campaign, he and his wife filed for divorce. Kanye is one of the most successful African-American rappers and a business mogul.
According to Forbes, he is worth $1.1 billion while Bloomberg estimates of his business deals put his net worth at $6.6 billion, making him the richest Black person in U.S. history.
Kanye West owns a Lamborghini Aventador which he bought at a price of $750,000.