Celebrity Fans of the Omega Speedmaster
The Omega Speedmaster won’t be missing in any watch collector’s list of grail watches. It earns a nod in terms of prestige, performance, history, and even price. What more could one ask for in a watch?
Classically handsome and historic, the Speedy has had a long enough life to offer different versions. If you’re not sure which one to get, you can look toward entertainment’s watch fans for inspiration.
Check out the celebrities who love their Omega Speedmaster:
Tom Hanks wearing the Omega Speedmaster Chronograph MoonWatch
Tom had an Omega Speedmaster MoonWatch on his wrist for one of his biggest roles ever. He played Apollo 13 commander Jim Lovell in the movie of the same name, which documents the twists of the third Moon landing mission.
The Omega Speedy has been a part of NASA’s lunar missions since 1969; and that is part of its allure. If it’s good enough for NASA, then it’s good enough for anyone.
Ron Howard wearing the Omega Speedmaster Chronograph
Actor-director Ron Howard earned a Director’s Guild of America award for his direction of Apollo 13. Many years after, his affinity for the Speedy remains – he’s known to have given a Speedy to some of his actor-coworkers.
He adds a nice touch to the classic black and steel Omega Speedmaster by pairing it with a brown strap.
Daniel Craig wearing the Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 MoonWatch
James Bond has a standing partnership with Omega, particularly with the Seamaster family. Off duty, Daniel Craig wears an Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 Watch, which features a silver medallion at 9 o’clock.
It depicts the American eagle descending onto the lunar surface, as a homage to the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing.
Funnyman James Corden is always in a suit for The Late Late Show, but the more casual Carpool Karaoke segment gives us a glimpse of his wrists.
Some episodes showed him wearing a stainless steel Omega Speedmaster MoonWatch, with a sapphire crystal. A sapphire crystal Speedy also comes with a transparent sapphire case back (hence the name sandwich), which allows the chrono movement to be viewed.
George Clooney wearing the Omega Speedmaster MoonWatch 18k Yellow Gold Watch
If you want something a little more unique, here’s an Omega Speedmaster in 18k yellow gold. George is an Omega ambassador, but he’s almost always decked out in a Seamaster model, like the Planet Ocean or Aqua Terra. The eye-catching gold Speedmaster is a refreshing choice
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