The offspring of famous celebrities are generally known as some of the most pampered (many would say super spoilt) children in the world, and when it comes to their first cars they certainly don’t lack in that regard either. Even as they turn just sixteen, many celeb teens find themselves being given the keys to cars that most people would dream their whole lifetime of driving, let alone owning. Fasten your seatbelt and read on to learn about some famous kids and their flashy cars.
Kendal Jenner may be better known as the younger sister of Kim Kardashian, but on her sweet 16th birthday there was no doubt she was the centre of attention. The tween received a pricey $90,000 black Range Rover during a hip party in Los Angeles that was actually sponsored by a lolly company, The Sugar Factory. (No doubt Kendal found the surprise birthday present the sweetest gift of all). The vehicle was wrapped in a large red bow and was apparently ‘oohed and aahed’ over by her friends and family members alike.
Rapper royalty and reality TV stars Clifford “T.I.” Harris and Tameka “Tiny” Harris’ oldest daughter, Zonnique, received the keys to a brand new 2012 Cayenne Porsche for her 16th birthday. Although the teenager actually requested two cars for her sweet sixteen, no doubt she found herself able to settle for the sleek white Porsche and the two tiny Pomeranian puppies that were also gifts received on the night. The festivities also included a lavish, Egyptian-themed party that featured belly dancers, ice sculptures, live animals, celebrity music performances and a host of celeb appearances.
Daughters of F1 racing billionaire Bernie Eccelstone, Tamara, 29, and Petra Eccelstone, 24, are in possession of their own personalised Range Rovers that certainly don’t keep their identity under wraps when they drive around. The cars feature the girls’ names emblazoned in large writing on both the front and back of their respective vehicles. The $165,000 cars are new additions to their garage this year and join the fine selection of automobiles already owned by the pair – between them they also drive a Ferrari 599 GTO, a Mercedes SL500 and a Bentley Continental GT, showing that a love of cars certainly does run in the family. The family also splashes out on weddings and holidays, with Tamara having enjoyed an $11 million wedding ceremony on the French Riviera recently and a month-long honeymoon aboard a multi-million dollar yacht (her 12th holiday since March this year).
Justin Dior Combs, the son of famous rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs, received one of the most OTT gifts for his 16th birthday – a brand new $350,000 Maybach, complete with a driver that was hired to escort and chauffeur him around during the period before he was able to obtain his licence. The rapper’s son also received a royal-themed birthday bash at the M2 Ultra Lounge in New York City where his ‘date’ for the evening was singer Nicki Minaj, who was on hand during the night to perform as well. Generous father, Diddy, also splashed out on extravagant diamond earrings for his twin daughters just a few weeks after they were born, ensuring that they develop a taste for his favourite bling from an early age too!
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