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Looking at Watch Collections of Famous Athletes

Looking at Watch Collections of Famous Athletes

Athletes have been seen sporting some of the most exclusive watches for decades. Their watch collections are nothing short of inspiration for watch enthusiasts around the globe. With numerous collaborations and brand deals, athletes have access to the best timepieces in the world. From Rolex to Patek Philippe, one can find a range of varieties on the wrists of these sports stars.

5 Famous Athletes and their Watch Collections

Athletes have always managed to be trendsetters inside and outside their playfields, be it the court, field or boxing ring. The watches they wear and the brands they endorse receive attention from sports lovers and fashion fanatics. Highly paid athletes are owners of some of the best collectible watches. Here are 5 athletes and their stunning watch collections.

  • Roger Federer
  • José Mourinho
  • Floyd Mayweather
  • LeBron James
  • Cristiano Ronaldo

Roger Federer Watch Collection

Roger Federer Watch Collection

An ambassador for the Swiss Rolex, Federer owns an impressive collection of timepieces from the luxury brand. The tennis player has 20 grand slams to his name and a formidable professional career that started with the ATP Gstaad in 1998. Federer has been spotted wearing multiple signature watches over the years, making it clear that his one-handed backhand is not the only move his arms have been making. Roger Federer’s watch collection includes

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41 Yellow

Federer owns the 41 mm Rolex OP in yellow and green. He was spotted wearing the watch at the press conferences for Wimbledon 2021. Rolex has, however, discontinued the yellow and red dial Oyster Perpetuals resulting in skyrocketing prices.

Rolex Day-Date Rose Gold

The Rolex Day-Date was seen on the athlete during Wimbledon 2018. The watch has a notable olive-green dial and a fluted bezel. The 40 mm dial is made of 18 ct Everose Gold, adding to its description of being the “ultimate watch of prestige.”

Other watches owned by Federer include

  • Rolex GMT-Master II Sprite
  • Rolex Day-Date Platinum
  • Rolex Daytona Orange
  • Rolex Wimbledon

José Mourinho Watch Collection

José Mourinho Watch Collection

Jose Mourinho’s watch collection is another worth looking at. The Portuguese football manager and former player is a well-known watch enthusiast with an ambassadorship deal with Hublot. The revered coach is believed to purchase a Hublot after every successful league championship.

Some of the watches owned by Mourinho include:

Hublot King Power “Special One”

The Hublot King Power “Special One” was specially designed for Mourinho. The watch has a 48mm dark blue case and a skeletonized chronograph dial, which adds to its uniqueness. The blue rubber bracelet and bezel are two other noteworthy elements. The watch was a recognition of the Portuguese coach’s contributions to football.

Other watches owned by Mourinho include the

  • Big Bang Unico Bi-retrograde Chrono model
  • Richard Mille Felipe Massa Flyback Chronograph
  • Hublot Big Bang Meca-10

Floyd Mayweather Watch Collection

Floyd Mayweather’s watch collection is worth a fortune. The former boxer has watches from luxury watch brands, including Richard Mille, Rolex, Hublot and Audemars Piguet. Mayweather has one of the world’s most exciting men’s watch collections. Some of his watches include:

Jacob & Co. The Billionaire Watch

Floyd Mayweather’s Jacob & Co. The Billionaire Watch, costing $18 million, is considered one of the most expensive watches in the world. The watch is studded with 260 carats of emerald-cut diamonds and has an 18 kt white gold case and bracelet. If you’re thinking bling, this is the watch that fits the description.

Richard Mille 59-01 Tourbillon Yohan Blake

A watch designed specifically for sprinters, the Richard Mille 59-01 Tourbillon Yohan Blake was created by RM in collaboration with Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake. The watch is limited to 50 pieces, adding to its hefty price tag of $620,000.

Other watches owned by Floyd Mayweather include:

  • Richard Mille 35-02 Tourbillon Rafael Nadal
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Rainbow

LeBron James Watch Collection

LeBron James Watch Collection

LeBron James has an extensive collection of watches, including pieces from Audemars Piguet, Rolex, Richard Mille and Patek Philippe. The basketball star has collected some of the most exquisite timepieces produced by these luxury watch brands. LeBron James’s watch collection is nothing short of perfection. Here are some of the watches owned by the star:

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Coral Red dial

The sportsman owns quite a number of Rolex watches, including the Oyster Perpetuals. He owns the highly sought-after Tiffany Blue dial and the Coral Red one released in 2021. The basketballer has been seen wearing his Rolexes on multiple occasions.

Diamond Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore

LeBron’s Diamond-set Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore is studded with 341 brilliant-cut diamonds on the dial and case. The “iced out” watch is not the only Audemars Piguet the star owns. He also owns a Royal Oak Concept Black Panther Flying Tourbillon and Royal Oak Double Balance Wheel Openworked, among others.

Other watches owned by LeBron James include:

  • Patek Philippe Nautilus Rose Gold Chronograph
  • Patek Philippe Sky Moon Celestial
  • Rolex Day-Date Everose Gold

Cristiano Ronaldo Watch Collection

Cristiano Ronaldo Watch Collection

Ronaldo’s watch collection is just as worthy of notice as his long list of achievements. The Portuguese footballer has a commendable collection of timepieces comprising Rolexes, Hublot’s and Cartier’s, among many others. The GOAT’s expensive collection is a treat to any watch collector’s eye. Some of his spectacular pieces include:

Rolex GMT Master II Yellow Gold Ruby

Ronaldo’s Rolex GMT Master II is encrusted with sapphires, rubies and diamonds. The model looks similar to the famous Pepsi bezel. This is not the only Rolex GMT Master II he owns. The ”Ice” model of the watch is one of the footballer’s most exclusive timepieces.

Jacob & Co. Bugatti Chiron CR7

Custom-made for the legend, the Jacob & Co. Bugatti Chiron CR7 is designed to resemble the interior of his Bugatti Chiron. The one-of-a-kind watch features 232 baguette diamonds and 109 black sapphires.

Other watches in Cristiano Ronaldo’s watch collection include

  • Jacob & Co. Grand Baguette Diamond
  • Hublot Masterpiece MP09 Tourbillon Bi-Axis King Gold
  • Girard Perregaux Planetarium Tri-Axial

A Watch Celebration by Athletes

If watches excite you, the watch collections of famous athletes will leave you spellbound. Highly paid athletes spend a fortune on their watches and have them custom-made to their liking. From Daytona’s to GMT Masters, Rolexes are a considerable part of the watch drawers of these celebrities. Jacob & Co. is another brand often seen on the wrists of the stars. A watch is an excellent addition to an outfit and helps athletes define their style.

Devesh Arora Author WatchMaestro
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Devesh Arora

Devesh Arora is a watch enthusiast and Website Manager at WatchMaestro. He is passionate about watches and loves sharing his knowledge through blog posts here. Every day, he learns more about these timepieces and enjoys simplifying the complexities of watchmaking for his readers. Devesh's goal is to make the world of watches more accessible and enjoyable for everyone.

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