Grammy-winning musician John Mayer is an eclectic artist who is currently on tour with Dead and Company. As a solo artist, Mayer has released eight studio albums and seven live albums. His biggest hits include “Waiting On the World to Change” and “Your Body Is A Wonderland”.
The 43-year-old has a high-profile dating history, once connected to Jennifer Aniston, Katy Perry, Jessica Simpson and possibly even Taylor Swift. His exquisite taste for women matches his passion for expensive watches. The accomplished artist’s unique hobby is adding luxury watches to his vast collection.
Unlike some collectors who keep their expensive possessions locked up, Mayer chooses to wear his watches even while eating hot wings.
A man who loves his watches
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Mayer has an estimated net worth of $ 70 million. They reported that he had “spent 25% of his total net worth on watches,” saying the musician enjoyed “learning about the details of various watches through tedious research.”
In 2015, the New York Times wrote an article titled “John Mayer’s Wrist is a Wonderland.” The newspaper reported that its impressive collection of watches was valued “in the tens of millions”.
GQ called the rockstar “the planet’s most influential watch collector.”
Eat hot wings wearing a $ 400,000 Rolex
In 2018, the accomplished guitarist and watch enthusiast wore his rainbow Rolex Daytona Watch during an episode of “Hot Ones”. As he casually spoke about his career and ate hot wings, his expensive watch was visible on his wrist.
According to Chrono 24, the Rolex is worth $ 450,000. The rose gold bracelet has end caps set with diamonds. There are “36 baguette-cut sapphires in rainbow graduation”. and “11 baguette-cut rainbow-colored sapphire hour markers.”
Despite its astronomical value, Mayer is not afraid to wear the colorful watch on a daily basis. In an interview with Talking Watches, he admitted that “it sounds ridiculous to people who are not watch collectors”. He said: “The attitude on a rainbow Daytona when it first came out was ‘Yuck’… And something happened that’s awesome, where the joy of collecting has replaced the craziness. of the design of these watches. “
Insider reported that Mayer isn’t the only celebrity to have “fallen for one of Rolex’s funniest watches.” Post Malone, Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Hart, Miley Cyrus and Adam Levine have all been spotted wearing the Rainbow Rolex Cosmograph Daytona watch.
Originally sold for $ 96,900 in 2018 when the design was released, the limited edition watch has more than tripled in value.
Some of the rare watches in the Mayer collection
CNBC explored the musician’s love for watches in an episode of “The Filthy Rich Guide”. They discovered that “in Mayer’s impressive collection, a single watch can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. He is said to have a “Patek Philippe timepiece that costs $ 300,000”.
In homage to his role in the return of the music of the Grateful Dead, Mayer owns a Rolex GMT-Master II watch in white gold with a “Steal Your Face” logo engraved on the back.
BroBible reported that Mayer, speaking fondly of his ‘Stealie,’ said, “I’ve been in the band long enough now that I can admit it. I’ve always had this little talisman. A little symbol of good luck for me, a reminder not to mess it up. The seven-time Grammy Award winner explained that the engravers had turned the logo upside down, saying, “How perfect is Grateful Dead? upside down, man, and that’s fine.
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