Many celebrities, just like everyday people, wear watches. Some celebrities wear modest watches and some wear flashy watches. Sometimes actors, actresses, singers, musician and athletes get invitations from watch companies to become ambassadors to their brand. Once celebrity sings a contract to represent a particular watch company they get various cool benefits. For example, celebrity gets, depending how famous he or she is, a big paycheck from the watch company for appearing in print advertisements, guest appearances on events and other various commercials for the watch brand. On top of it celebrity also gets to wear their watches for free. Watch company pretty much gives away their watches to the celebrity so he or she would wear them. Most of celebrities usually choose what watches they would like to wear from the watch brand that they represent. Of course, usually they do choose most expensive watches that the watch brand manufactures. That’s why it is very common to see a celebrity, that is representing a watch brand, wearing a watch made of precious metals like gold or platinum from the watch company that they represent. For example, famous opera singer Placido Domingo is representing a Rolex watch company, so he gets to wear an eighteen karat gold Rolex Datejust (worth almost twenty thousand dollars) pretty much for free.
Famous actors, actresses, singers and musician, both from the United States and abroad, usually wear more sleek and less sporty watches than famous athletes do. For example, a very famous American actor Leonardo DiCaprio wears a very sleek Jaeger LeCoultre Master Minute Repeater watch, that watch is worth over one hundred thousand dollars. Another famous actor that likes sleek Jaeger LeCoultre watches is a British actor Clive Owen. Clive Owen wears a very unique Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX2 Chronograph watch, that is worth over ten thousand dollars. An American actor John Travolta wears a beautiful Breitling Navitimer watch, that is worth about five thousand dollars. Another famous American actor Tom Cruise wears a very masculine Breitling Professional Emergency Mission watch, that is worth about six thousand dollars. An American singer and songwriter John Legend wears a gorgeous eighteen karat gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, that is worth about twenty thousand dollars. A French born Chinese-American virtuoso cellist Yo-Yo Ma wears a very sleek stainless steel Rolex Datejust watch, that is worth about five thousand dollars. Famous American singer and actress Jennifer Hudson wears a rose gold and diamond decorated Omega De Ville Co-Axial Chronograph watch, that is worth over ten thousand dollars. Another famous American actress Queen Latifah wears a very stylish diamond covered Hublot Chronograph watch, that is worth about fourteen thousand dollars. An American actress Jessica Alba wears a sleek diamond covered Movado Museum watch, that is worth about three thousand dollars. An finally, another famous American actress Sharon Stone wears a watch that was named for her by the Christian Dior company. She wears a Christian Dior Christal Special Edition Sharon Stone Chronograph watch. That watch is decorated with diamonds and sapphires and is worth about twenty thousand dollars.
Famous athletes tend to wear more casual watches that are very chunky and sporty. For example, a very famous American professional golfer Tiger Woods wears a TAG Heuer Link Calibre S Chronograph watch, that is worth about three thousand dollars. Another famous American sportsman that likes TAG Heuer watches is a famous race car driver Jeff Gordon. Jeff Gordon wears a TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph Tachymetere, that is worth about three thousand dollars. A very famous Canadian professional hockey player Wayne Gretzky wears a very chunky Breitling for Bentley, Bentley Motors watch, that is worth about seven thousand dollars. A very famous German Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher wears a beautiful Omega Speedmaster, that is worth about three thousand dollars. A famous French basketball player Tony Parker wears a stylish IWC Big Pilot watch, that is worth about twelve thousand dollars. A very famous American swimmer Michael Phelps wears a very chunky Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean watch, that is worth about three thousand dollars. A famous UFC fighter Chuck Liddell wears a very masculine Breitling for Bentley Le Mans Chronograph, that is worth about ten thousand dollars. A famous Spanish professional golfer Sergio Garcia wears a gorgeous Omega Constellation Double Eagle Chronograph watch, that is worth about four thousand dollars. A very famous American baseball player Cal Ripken, Jr. wears a very sleek Breitling Aeromarine Colt II, that is worth about two thousand dollars.
Many of the watches that famous actors, actresses, singers, musicians and athletes wear are very expensive. However some celebrities wear watches that are within few thousand dollars. For example, Breitling Aeromarine Colt II watch, that Cal Ripken, Jr. wears, costs about two thousand dollars. Casual watches usually tend to cost less than dress ones, however it all depends on the watch brand and the watch model. As you can see, you do not have to be a rich actor or a rich athlete in order to wear a watch that celebrities and other famous people wear. However, if you want to wear a watch like Leonardo DiCaprio wears, Jaeger LeCoultre Master Minute Repeater, you probably will have to save your money for a very long time unless you are already a millionaire. After all, not everyone can cash out over one hundred thousand dollars for a wristwatch.