When you’ve managed to become a millionaire, you know you have achieved something remarkable. After all, adding several zeroes to your net income and net worth certainly entitles you to a whole lot of privileges.
For starters, you are now able to buy and move into the mansion of your dreams. At the same time, you can also treat yourself to a number of sweet rides. Despite this, however, there are a lot of millionaires who choose to live the simple life.
In fact, according to a 2017 report from CNBC, rich folks in America aren’t exactly into Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Bentleys and the like. Instead, a study by MaritzCX had found that Americans with high-income prefer to drive around with Honda, Jeep, and Ford cars. At the same time, it also seems that a lot of them seem to show a clear preference for pickup trucks.
Just check out these millionaires who have been driving around with their trucks quite regularly:
20 Josh Duhamel
Over the years, actor Josh Duhamel has starred in several movies, including the ‘Transformers’ franchise, “Life as We Know It,” “When in Rome,” “Safe Haven,” “Scenic Route,” “Don Peyote,” Bravetown,” “You’re Not You” and more.
Today, Duhamel has an estimated net worth of around $25 million, according to Cheat Sheet. And when he’s not on set, he’s doing some errands on his GMC Denali pickup truck.
19 Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is a professional wrestler, television host, and actor. In fact, The Rock stars in the upcoming ‘Fast and Furious’ spinoff “Hobbs & Shaw.” At the same time, he is also the creator and host of the new NBC show, “The Titan Games.”
According to Forbes, Johnson’s 2018 earnings totaled to an estimated $124 million. And despite all this money, one of his favorite rides is still his custom Ford F-150.
18 Robert Pattinson
As you may have already heard, Robert Pattinson has just been cast to play ‘Batman’ in an upcoming Warner Bros. production. In the past, Pattinson has starred in the successful ‘Twilight’ franchise, as well as films such as “Life,” “Water for Elephants,” “Bel Ami,” “Queen of the Desert,” “The Lost City of Z,” “Cosmopolis” and more.
And when he’s not working, Pattinson can sometimes be seen driving around town in his red Chevy Silverado.
17 Jesse James
Reality tv star Jesse James is well-known for all the amazing auto works he has done in his West Coast Choppers shop. However, that shop has since closed down. At the same time, James also used to own a dining joint called Cisco Burger in Long Beach, CA.
Today, fans are eagerly anticipating what James’ next high-profile project would be. And if you catch him going around town, you may see him driving his blacked out Chevrolet Silverado.
16 Aaron Kaufman
Aaron Kaufman is a mechanic and television personality who currently stars on Discovery Channel’s “Shifting Gears.” For Kaufman, his preferred daily driver is his 2004 Ford F-150.
Speaking about his truck, Kaufman told Motor Trend in an interview, “It's got wickedly expensive suspension underneath it, and it's got weird motor work done to it, and all kinds of funny stuff, and so I love the poop out of it.”
15 Kid Rock
Kid Rock is a songwriter, singer, rapper, and actor who made his music debut way back in 1998. Today, Kid Rock is known for his hit singles such as “Picture,” “All Summer Long,” “Cowboy,” “Tennessee Mountain Top,” “Po-Dunk” and “Bawitdaba.” At the same time, his website says that this musician “holds the Michigan record for most tickets sold with 150,000 for a run of ten consecutive sold-out shows.”
Today, Kid Rock has estimated net worth of $80 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. And when he needs to get around, he sometimes uses his GMC Sierra.
14 Kristen Stewart
Actress Kristen Stewart quickly rose to fame after portraying the role of Bella Swan in the ‘Twilight’ film franchise. Aside from this, Stewart has also starred in other films such as “Café Society,” “Certain Women,” “Personal Shopper,” “JT LeRoy,” “Lizzie,” “Equals,” “Anesthesia,” “Still Alice” and “American Ultra.” And when she’s not on set, Stewart can sometimes be seen driving around in her blue Toyota pickup truck.
13 Eric Fitch
Eric Fitch is the founder and CEO of Purpose Energy, a company which focuses on “revolutionizing the way food and beverage production environments of all sizes process, utilize, and reclaim organic waste.”
According to a report from Entrepreneur, Fitch uses a 2009 Dodge Ram truck as his daily driver. He explained to the publication, “In a small company, you do a lot of things. Sometimes I'm out doing financing and wearing a suit, and sometimes I'm on top of a ladder rebuilding a pump. I just don't know what's going to happen, so I have a truck.”
12 Gemma Stringer Holmes
Today, Genma Stringer Holmes is a highly recognized entrepreneur, speaker, and model in Nashville. In fact, she was once recognized as one of the Nashville’s 24 Most Beautiful People alongside Sara Evans and Alan Jackson.
Holmes happens to be the woman behind the company Holmes Pest Control. And when she needs to get around, she relies on her 2006 Ford F-350. During an interview, she told Edmunds that her truck “disarms my competition.”
11 Chuck Liddell
Chuck Lidell is a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and a mixed martial artist. As of 2019, Wealthy Gorilla estimates Lidell’s net worth to be around $14 million. Nonetheless, despite all his wealth and success, it seems that Lidell would never forget his first car, a 1988 Ford Ranger. According to Autowise, Lidell had bought the truck for $3,000.
10 AJ Styles
AJ Styles is a WWE professional wrestler who is described as “phenomenal” in the ring. Moreover, according to WWE, Styles is “known the world over for his in-ring prowess, thrilling aerial maneuvers, and supreme confidence.”
According to Autowise, Styles has an estimated net worth of $8 million. And among his cars is a Ford F-150.
9 Randy Couture
Randy Couture is a UFC Hall of Fame fighter who is also an actor, a mixed martial artist, and a former United States Army sergeant. Today, Wealthy Gorilla estimates Couture’s net worth to be around $17 million.
Meanwhile, according to Auto Wise, Couture had once owned a 1949 Chevrolet Kustom Pickup. However, it is believed that Couture already sold the car.
8 Stone Cold Steve Austin
Stone Cold Steve Austin is a former professional wrestler who is also an actor, television host, and producer. According to The Richest, Austin is estimated to have a net worth of $45 million. Meanwhile, Auto Wise reports that the former WWE star owns as many as 12 cars, including a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado Z71.
7 Christina Tosi
Christina Tosi is one chef who is best known for her sweet tooth. Aside from being a host and judge for the FOX show “MasterChef Junior,” this James Beard Award-winning chef is also behind the hit bakery, Milk Bar.
Today, Tosi has an estimated net worth of $1 million, according to reports. And despite her fame and success, Tosi still enjoys driving around in her Ford Ranger pickup truck.
6 Carey Price
Carey Price is a Vancouver native who is now a legendary hockey star. And today, Price is a goalie for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League.
According to The Hockey News, Price had signed an $84-million contract extension with the Montreal Canadiens back in 2017. That simply means that Price practically can afford any car he wants. Nonetheless, reports state that the hockey star still likes driving around in his Ford F-150.
5 Mike Trout
Mike Trout is a baseball star who is currently a center fielder for the Los Angeles Angels. Trout also happens to be a seven-time Major League Baseball All-star and a six-time winner of the coveted Silver Slugger Award.
At the same time, Trout has also been named the MVP in 2014 and 2016. And when he had first received the award, Auto Wise reports that the baseball star opted to drive home a Chevrolet Silverado Midnight Edition, instead of a Camaro.
4 Yoenis Céspedes
Yoenis Céspedes is a Cuban-born baseball star who currently plays as an outfielder for the New York Mets. Generally, Céspedes is known for his eccentric taste in cars. In fact, his collection boasts of a customized Lamborghini Aventador, Mercedes-Benz GLE 63, Alfa Romeo 8C and a Polaris Slingshot. However, when this baseball likes to keep things simple, he would drive around in his white Ford F-250.
3 J.J. Watt
J.J. Watt is an NFL star who currently serves as the football defensive end for the Houston Texans. According to Forbes, Watt ranked 29 in The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes list for 2015. Around this time, Watt had signed a six-year extension deal with the Texans that was worth $100 million.
Despite his fortune, Watt reportedly still owns a Ford F-150 truck.
2 Guy Fieri
Guy Fieri is an Emmy Award-winning television personality and restaurateur who is known for shows such as “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,” “Guy’s Grocery Games,” “Guy’s Family Road Trip” and “Guy’s Ranch Kitchen.” Today, Fieri is said to have an estimated net worth of $8.5 million, according to The Cheat Sheet. And among his most prized possessions is his car collection, which includes a 2006 Chevrolet Kodiak.
1 Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is a multi-talented singer, songwriter, and actress who has long been known for songs such as “Bad Romance,” “Just Dance,” “Million Reasons, “Paparazzi,” “Born This Way,” “Look What I Found” and more. Most recently, Lady Gaga also received her first Oscar Award for the song “Shallow,” which she performed in the critical hit film “A Star is Born.”
Indeed, she is the ultimate image of success. Despite this, Lady Gaga chooses to cruise around in her 1993 Ford F-150.