The Most Generous Celebrity Watch Gifts

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Nothing says you’ve made it more than a luxury watch on your wrist. For many celebrities, it’s customary to get a luxury watch after that first big break – and that often results in a purchase for every milestone they’ve achieved.

The nicest guys in sports and entertainment share their success with those around them, in some touching acts of watch-giving. From athletes who give their teammates matching bling to actors and their horological wrap presents, here are 5 incredibly generous celebrity watch gifts.


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Keanu Reeves and “The John Wick Five”

Keanu Reeves is known for doing as many of his own stunts as possible, but for the John Wick action-thriller franchise, he needed a few stuntmen for the fight scenes to come to life.After wrapping up John Wick 4, Keanu expressed his thanks to the stunt crew by giving them personalized Rolex Submariner Date watches. Engraved on the case back were the words “The John Wick Five. Thank you, Keanu”.



Keanu chose the latest generation of the Submariner which comes in a 41mm Oyster case with a Cerachrom ceramic bezel and 300m water resistance. The hard-wearing but elegant watch is the perfect gift for men with the toughest of day jobs. Photo from Lordrodney on Instagram



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Bruno Mars and The Hooligans

Grammy-winning artist Bruno Mars is known for his showmanship and fantastic stage performances. Bringing high-energy to his live shows is a multi-talented group called The Hooligans, who play backing instruments and vocals.

After wrapping up his successful 24K Magic World Tour, Bruno gifted each of the band members with solid yellow gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak watches. He chose the Extra-Thin Jumbo Royal Oak which comes with slim proportions.



All eight watches came with boxes that were made specifically for the band. They read “Audemars Piguet: Bruno Mars 24K Magic World Tour Edition.” Bruno showed off the matching watches and added “The band that sings together, blings together!” Photo from Bruno Mars on Instagram



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Ed Sheeran’s Tudor ‘Divide’ Black Bay

Touring the world is hard work, and British singer Ed Sheeran made sure to reward his crew after his successful Divide Tour in 2019. He commissioned Tudor to make 80 (yes, eighty!) Black Bay watches for his staff. The Tudor Black Bay in stainless steel measures 41mm across and comes with a NATO strap and an automatic movement.


Tudor Black Bay Reference 79230N for Ed Sheeran's Divide Tour


Each watch had the custom engraved Divide Tour logo on the dial, as well as a case back that reads “Thank you for all of your hard work on this tour, Love Ed.” Photos from Sotheby’s




Jay-Z’s Rolex Daytona Invites

Music mogul Jay-Z is no stranger to hosting star-studded events, especially when it’s for a good cause. For his first Shawn Carter Foundation gala in 2020, Jay-Z gifted Rolex Daytona watches to the very important people who supported the charity.

Sent along with a bottle from his own Ace of Spades champagne brand, the Rolex Daytona watches came in solid 18k Everose gold with complementing chocolate brown dials. These served as ticket of entry to the ultra-exclusive event that aims to raise funds for underprivileged youth. Photos from Christie’s and GQ Magazine and Video from All Urban Central on YouTube





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John Wall and the Washington Wizards

John Wall may have departed the Washington Wizards for the Houston Rockets, but he left his former teammates a gift to last a lifetime. Back in 2017, John gave each of the Wizards a solid 18k yellow gold Rolex Day-Date 40 with the recipient’s initials engraved on the case back. The NBA All-Star is an all-league gift-giver indeed. Video from John Wall on Instagram and Photos from Washington Wizards on Twitter



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