Famous Corvette Lovers and Their Cars

Famous Corvette Lovers and Their Cars

Posted by Neal on 1/17/2014 to About Corvettes
Since the first Chevrolet Corvette was introduced in 1953, many have marveled over the car's design and appreciated its beauty. As it has been in production for more than six decades, many people collect Corvettes or own one prized model. With most Corvettes having a hefty price tag, it is no surprise that there are quite a few famous people who drive them.

While Jay Leno is most notably recognized for his late-night talk show, this celebrity is also a car enthusiast. With more than 190 vehicles in his impressive personal collection, the car collector loves to share his appreciation for cars with fans. He has his own website that shows video clips and photos of his collection, and he has a regular column in "Popular Mechanics" that is dedicated to showcasing his automobile collection. Jay Leno has several Corvettes in his collection and was even spotted driving a new 2014 Corvette Stingray at 2013's Monterey Car Week.

There are many famous actors and actresses who have Corvettes. Nicholas Cage owns four Corvettes, while Farrah Fawcett has a custom 1970 Corvette. Charlie Sheen owns a 1969 Corvette, Tony Danza has a black 1960 FI Corvette and George Clooney owns a Red 1959 Roadster.

Included in the list of Corvette-owning celebs are a variety of famous musicians. Jon Bon Jovi has two Corvettes in his collection, while Sheryl Crow owns a 1964 Roadster. Country singer Alan Jackson has a 2000 Corvette, Patti LaBelle owns a white 1963 Roadster and Bruce Springsteen has a blue 1959 Roadster.

Actors, singers and talk-show hosts are not the only celebs who loved Corvettes. Wrestler "Stone Cold" Steve Austin has a yellow C-5 convertible, model Tyson Beckford owns a black 'Vette and NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. owns three. One-time Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding has a green 1995 Roadster, while one-time Major League Baseball player Reggie Jackson owns three Corvettes.

With a sleek, sporty body style and a reputation for speed, the Chevrolet Corvette is a classic that is coveted by car-lovers everywhere. Many famous people appreciate the Corvette and have one or more in their garages. From talk-show hosts and actors to singers and models, there is no shortage of Corvette-loving car enthusiasts in show business.
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