10 celebrities with unique collections
It’s okay to have a secondary hobby of collecting stamps, coins, or train tickets, but for the rich and famous it is not enough.
As it turns out, many Hollywood mansions are unique memorabilia, containing everything from hangers to dead animals.
Below are 10 of the weirdest celebrity collections.
1. Angelina Jolie
Actress, director, humanitarian, Angelina Jolie has many interests. the tomb Raider The star is, however, less known for his penchant for antique knives.
After receiving her first set of daggers around the age of 11, Jolie attended Renaissance knife fairs with her mother. Years later his collection has evolved into an impressive line of butterfly knives, folding knives and balisongs. Some of the best blades in the collection are said to cost over $ 24,000 each.
2. Amanda Seyfried
A chick named Linda, a zebra named Kevin Sparkle, and an owl named Beatrice, are all animals among Amanda Seyfriend’s unusual taxidermy collection.
the Mom Mia! The star’s obsession with dead animals began in the late 2000s after visiting Deyrolle, a famous taxidermy store in Paris. An animal lover, Seyfried was struck by the realism of dead animals, which she considers art.
Since then, his menagerie of dead animals has grown to include a large zebra that Ted 2 director Seth MacFarlane gave it to him.
3. Johnny Depp
Apparently, Barbies aren’t just for kids. The exact number of dolls Depp has in his collection is not confirmed, but sources have reported that the actor owns dozens of limited edition Barbies.
It does not end there for the Pirates of the Caribbean actor, because he keeps miniature models of celebrities such as Donny Osmond, Beyonce and Elvis Pressley.
In 2015, Depp said Jimmy Kimmel Live! he used the dolls to test the characters in the film. “We played a lot of Barbies, my daughter and I,” he said. “I used to test characters on her, yeah, playing Barbies.”
4. Leonardo DiCaprio
Another celebrity with an obsession with action figures, DiCaprio’s guilty pleasure is for action characters. the Gatsby the magnificent star has hundreds of figures, movies including Planet of the Apes, Team A, and The Space Odyssey.
DiCaprio does not keep his entire collection to himself, however. Occasionally, he auctions vintage finds to the “Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation”, which funds environmental causes.
5. Tom hanks
In a 2019 interview with The New York Times, The award-winning movie star once spoke of how enthusiastic he is a typewriter collector.
He received his first device when he was only 19, and now his collection has grown to over 120. He said vintage machines helped him feel grounded after a childhood spent in move with little permanent property.
Praising Typewriters Hanks said, “Each machine is as individual as a set of fingerprints. So, every time you type something on a typewriter, it is a unique piece of art.
6. Nicole Kidman
Slightly more mundane, but no less prestigious than other celebrity collections, Kidman is said to have collected coins.
the red Mill star custody of silver dating back to Judean times, once held by ancient people in the 4th century BCE.
7. Penélope Cruz
Less surprising for a movie star who has become a fashion icon, Cruz has an impressive number of hangers. The Spanish actress, who has fashion lines at Mango and Loews, is said to have over 500 non-metallic hangers.
8. Rosie O’Donnell
Since touring America as a comic in the 1980s, O’Donnell has collected plastic toys from McDonalds. the Perfect The star is said to have around 2,500 Happy Meal pieces and has already transformed her desk into a personalized toy display.
9. Quentin Tarantino
The famous director’s love for pop culture shines through his collection of TV board games. Of Dawn of the Dead at The Dukes of Hazzard, Tarantino is said to have the fantasy of playing every board game with the actor of their respective characters on screen.
10. Janet Jackson
One last collection of figurines to end the list, those of Jackson are rather an acquired taste. During a hiatus in her musical career, the singer became passionate about collecting pig memorabilia. Her house quickly became crowded with hundreds of porcelain figurines, so she abandoned her new collection.
“I always wanted a hobby, so I decided to collect pigs,” she said. Contact Music in 2006. “I don’t know why! And everyone started giving them to me. I had hundreds of pigs. I mean, really, what was I supposed to do with them? So I gave up! “