Celebrities and their Cars #Update
It is literally valid to say Celebrities are match-maked with cars. Some see it as a lifestyle while others are addicted to it, driving cars worth millions of Naira or Dollars. Some think it as a little tip to show off when the need arises; announcing their presence while others take pride in it; acquiring vehicles to pose a threat to their fellow celebrity colleagues.
Today, we will be taking you through the life of elites and billionaires who are significant in the world today; from Africa to the outside world into the world of entrepreneurship,sports and music. What more could be said but to have a look at their lives and how they contol the wheels.
ABEL MAKKONEN TESFAYE (The Weeknd)
Popularly known as The weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer. In 2010, Tesfaye anonymously uploaded several songs to YouTube under the name “The Weeknd” and released the critically acclaimed mixtapes House of Balloons, Thursday, and Echoes of Silence in 2011.The mixtapes were later re-mastered and re-released on the compilation album Trilogy (2012), after he signed with Republic Records and created his own record label XO.
In 2015, Tesfaye became the first artist to simultaneously hold the top three positions on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart with “Can’t Feel My Face”, “Earned It”, and “The Hills”. Tesfaye has won three Grammy Awards and nine Juno Awards.
So much for a celebrity who started off 8 years ago? Well, you have to be passionate about your dreams. Let’s take a look at his Cars, they are super awesome.
LEWIS CARL DAVIDSON HAMILTON
There are a lot of people who know so little about the formula one race, but mention Lewis Hamilton, you will get a heads-up; “the world-best driver”, “that handsome dude with skills and style”. Hamilton is a British racing driver who races in Formula One for the Mercedes AMG Petronas team.
A four-time Formula One World Champion, he is often considered the best driver of his generation and widely regarded as one of the greatest drivers in the history of the sport. He won his first World Championship title with McLaren in 2008, then moved to Mercedes where he won back-to-back titles in 2014 and 2015 before winning his fourth title in 2017. Statistically, Hamilton is considered as the best and most successful in the Formula one sport, a conception he has backed up with more World Championship title than any other driver in history.
If such driver could earn such accolades for himself with cars that aren’t his, think of how his garage will look like….7
Aliko Dangote is a Nigerian business magnate, investor and owner of the Dangote Group, a small trading firm that was established in 1977 that has now grown into a multi-million Naira business with interests in commodities in Nigeria and other African countries.
In Nigeria today, Dangote Group is the main supplier to the country’s soft drinks companies, breweries and confectioners. It is also the largest refinery in Africa and the third largest in the world. Dangote Group owns salt factories and flour mills and is a major importer of rice, fish, pasta, cement, and fertilizer. The company also exports cotton, cashew nuts, cocoa, sesame seeds, and ginger to several countries. It also has major investments in real estate, banking, transport, textiles, oil, and gas. The company employs more than 11,000 people and is the largest industrial conglomerate in West Africa.
Well-to-do people are really fond of expensive vehicles and Dangote happens to be one of such with his cars collection including lots of branded horsepower like Mercedes, Maybach, Bugatti, and Bentley. Lets see…