People worldwide have a fascination with Rolex watches. To many, Rolex watches symbolize elegance, prestige, and quality. Some may find it excessive, others would say that being able to invest in some of the finest watches in the world is smart, with their functionality, elegance and lifespan. Rolex watches are much more than just a status symbol. Rolex watches are a form of art. Learn about the musicians that revere the brand as much as we do.
The Rolex Daytona was the Maroon 5 frontman’s starter watch, a pretty good place to start considering he bought the Daytona 6263, one of the rarest and most prized Rolex watches on the market. The watch retails for roughly $40,000.
Bono and his legendary band U2 have been changing the way that rock music is created since the early 80’s, and they are still going strong, with a new album out in the spring. Bono has long been known as a fashion icon, and his loyal support of the Rolex brand is every bit as strong as his fans’ support of U2. Bono has worn a stainless steel Datejust Ref. 16220, a platinum Rolex President Ref. 218206, and has made a platinum Day-date Ref. 118206 his standard watch of choice.
The singer-songwriter Bruce – aka “The Boss” – Springsteen whose music was influenced by Rock n’ Roll can be found wearing a stainless steel Rolex Submariner. A classic for a legend.
It’s no secret that Jay-Z is a fan of luxury brands. The watch he wears the most is the Rolex Day Date which he has in gold and platinum. The Day Date is one of the most expensive watches that Rolex makes and Jay calls himself “the ultimate baller” when he wears it. Another major piece in Jay’s collection—the diamond encrusted Hublot Big Bang that wife Beyonce bought for him for a cool $5 million.
Not only is Usher a pop star and a major style icon but he is also a serious watch collector who owns over 40 timepieces. Usher said of his Rolex collection: “Rolex was the first make I went to because it represented success. You get a Rolex, put a diamond in it and you’re balling.” A few of the Rolex watches that Usher has been seen with to date: a diamond encrusted Day-Date Ref. 118206, an 18k yellow gold Day-Date Ref. 118238, an 18k yellow gold Daytona Ref. 104770, and a Rolex Milgauss with green crystal sapphire Ref. 116400GV.
The rapper who sings the single of the soundtrack of the last Fast and Furious has a weakness for the Rolex brand. His latest acquisition is the 2015 Oyster Perpetual Date Just in yellow gold.
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