When it comes to gift giving, celebrities go all out. In fact, it seems like the more expensive, the better — at least when it comes to stars gifting each other fabulous items.
We get it. Celebrities have the funds needed to pull out all the stops, but it’s still sweet to see what over-the-top or extra-special present they come up with. Money can’t buy happiness, but it can afford some really PRICEY gifts that us regular folks could only dream of.
Here are just some of the most recent celebrity gifting moments:
The best sissy award goes to Vanessa Bryant!
Vanessa, wife of late NBA champ Kobe Bryant, surprised his sister-in-law, Sharia with a new white Tesla electric car.
“Surprise @shariawash! We love you!!! Tesla Tunnel, here she comes!! Vegas to Cali #BoringTunnel,” Bryant, 39, wrote on Instagram beside a photo of the pair in front of the new car. The post also included a video of Sharia getting teary-eyed over the sweet gesture.
The “Tesla Tunnel” refers to a proposed underground transportation system meant to connect Las Vegas and Los Angeles.
“Is that my bestie in a Tessie? Do you like your car?” Vanessa asks in the clip.
Aww, we love their sisterly bond!
Porsha Williams celebrated her fiancé Simon Guobadia's 57th birthday in style. The RHOA star not only had two extravagant cakes, but also gifted him a Franck Muller watch.
On Wednesday, the 39-year-old entreprenuer star shared a series of photos and videos on her Instagram Story of her soon-to-be-husband's birthday celebrations.
First posting a video of Guobadia dancing poolside, Williams then showed off other fun moments from the outdoor celebration, including videos of partygoers on an inflatable water slide and clips of Guobadia opening up the extravagant gift from his love. In another post, POrsha plants a kiss on her beau as he holds onto a bouquet of gold-colored flowers. "Nothing but the best for you babe! ❤️," she captioned the post.
It looks like they are in bliss.
Grab a jacket because Kirk Frost celebrated his wife’s 45th birthday with a boatload of ice! While vacationing in Dubai, the loving husband surprised his wife Rasheeda Frost with diamond-encrusted jewelry, including a tennis bracelet, oversized hoops, and a gigantic diamond ring.
“Thank you baby for making this birthday so amazing,” the Marry Me rapper captioned the video showing off her new bling. She continued, “I’m looking forward to many more & I’m loving you more & more each day! Diamonds or not.”
Such a sweet gift!
JT just made a major money move with her momma in mind! Taking to her Instagram Stories, the Twerkulator rapper recorded the heartwarming moment when she gifted her mother Octavia a 2022 Range Rover Sport.
“Thanks for never pressuring me,” the 28-year-old captioned the clip that showed her mom’s reaction to receiving the $69,500 whip. Such a sweet gesture!
Cardi B loves an expensive bag! Just in time for Mother's Day, Offset purchased his wife an $80K+ Birkin bag to add to her pricey designer bag collection. The mother-of-one couldn't be happier.
Marjorie Harvey was left “speechless” when her husband Steve Harvey surprised her with a room filled with designer shoes and expensive flowers.
On Mother’s Day, the Kardashian-Jenner matriarch Kris Jenner purchased luxury Chanel for each of her daughters. Even Kendall Jenner, who’s a proud dog mom, received a luxe gift!
Kenya Moore was in good spirits when she received lovely Mother’s Day flowers from her daughter and estranged husband, Marc Daly.
Lil Uzi Vert is known for spoiling City Girl rapper JT. Recently, the Philly rapper gifted his girlfriend an exclusive gray and white crocodile Birkin bag. The two lovebirds exchanged sweet messages with each other on Instagram after JT showed off her new purse.
Attending concerts and annual events are just some of the many things that we miss from our pre-pandemic lifestyle. For Safaree Samuels, music festivals top that list.
Taking note of this, Erica Mena spontaneously brought a fête to her hubby. The doting wife even booked Jamaican hit-maker Spice to perform on their mansion’s pool-side patio.
“My wife just surprised me and brought Jamaica to my backyard,” the 39-year-old rapper shared in the caption of an Instagram video. “I cannot believe I just walked in my yard and had [Spice] performing at my crib Yoooooo this was insane omg!!! Yooo thank you wooo much! WOWW I am speechless!!”
The spontaneous event was accompanied with Caribbean jerk food and decor, including a giant Jamaican flag with an image of Safaree printed on it. Of course, he dubbed it, “the best part.”
Cynthia Bailey has a brand new whip! On Wednesday the Real Housewives of Atlanta star posted this Instagram video showing off her new 2021 Land Rover Defender.
"PICKED UP MY NEW WHIP YESTERDAY," she captioned the one-minute video. "My 2016 Landrover has been good to me over the years (that’s why I kept it), but I decided it was finally time for an upgrade."
After several months of waiting, Cynthia finally got to take a look at her new SUV, which retails for about $46,100.
"I ordered my new baby a while ago (her nickname is 'PATIENCE' because it took 3 months to get here), and I patiently waited for her lol! Happy, grateful, always humbled & blessed. See y’all in these Atlanta streets!"
Congratulations on your new purchase!
It looks like things are heating up between Future and his rapper girlfriend, Dess Dior! As you may already know, the Mask Off rapper continuously splurges on his bae whenever he can—especially on Valentine’s Day. However, his most recent gift of a huge emerald-cut, yellow diamond ring has us wondering if their relationship is headed to the next level.
“I thought Valentine’s Day was over,” the 22-year-old Don’t Play lyricist captioned an Instagram Story flaunting her expensive new bling. While we are unsure how much Future dropped on the luxe ring, we are positive it was pricey.
So, what’s the symbolism behind the ring? Only time will tell. Could wedding bells be ringing in the near future? Who knows, but we’ll be watching the lovebirds closely.
Kimbella only wants the best for her man, Juelz Santana. In celebration of her husband's 39th birthday, the Love & Hip Hop: New York reality star purchased a white Mercedes-Maybach SUV that practically left her rapper bae speechless.
Above, see the heartwarming moment when Kimbella surprised the man of the hour with an extravagant brand new truck.
Honestly, Juelz’s reaction to his Maybach truck, featuring a luxury interior and a hydraulics system, is quite endearing. In case you were wondering, a Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 SUV boasts a retail price of $160,500.
Zonnique Pullins recently splurged on herself with the pricey purchase of a new 2021 Mercedes Benz G550.
“Congratulations @zonniquejailee on your brand new 2021 Mercedes Benz G550,” Automobile Specialist PTG365 captioned a series on Instagram photos showing the proud owner of the expensive car. “Thank You & welcome to the #PTG365 family.”
With a sticker price of $131,750, it only makes sense that the extravagant SUV comes equipped with the most luxurious features, including a custom red leather interior, heated seats, and power outlets.
Above, see the moment the singer’s new whip arrived in the driveway of her home.
Celebrities give one another expensive items pretty often, but receiving a gift from Diddy is a real treat.
Summer Walker recently shared a photo of a purple Chanel tote bag from Diddy, with a lovely note that went along with it.
“1 of my favorite voices ever. Thank you. Love, Diddy.” The R&B hitmaker also shared a photo with Diddy in the studio, so it looks like they are cooking up music. Receiving a $5K Chanel bag is nice, but a lovely note from a music mogul is truly an honor.
50 Cent has a brand-new pinky ring that’s seriously demanding attention. Flexing his new bling—gifted to him by his model bae Cuban Link—the multi-talented star posted this Instagram photo proudly showing off his gold and diamond ring that features the words, “ABC For Life.”
“You know the vibes #1 FORLIFE,” he captioned the post celebrating his new ABC show, For Life.
What a way to celebrate! Congratulations, 50.
D Wade was so excited; he gushed all about the gift on Instagram. “She raised the bar 😤 3️⃣9️⃣ 😎🥶🎉🖤✌🏾🙏🏾 @gabunion 🖤.” He also posted a video to his Instagram stories checking out the vintage car.
The white Mercedes with brown leather interior can cost between $10K and $100K depending on the condition.
Happy Early Birthday, D.Wade!
It’s no secret that DJ Khaled loves bags—especially designer ones. On Wednesday, the famous music producer posted this Instagram video showing the latest addition to his growing collection, and we are speechless.
“I've always wanted this bag and my beautiful queen got me this as a gift,” he shared while displaying the high-tech Louis Vuitton handbag he received from his wife, Nicole Tuck.
It is worth noting that the $26,000 accessory features fiber optic technology, which lights up the bag’s LV monograms via a mobile app. See how it works above.
Sean “Diddy” Combs spared no expense in the celebration of his mother’s 80th birthday. Over the weekend, the self-made music mogul gifted his age-defying mom Janice Combs a brand new Bentley, along with a check for $1 million. No, you read that correctly!
"I only exist because of this beautiful, hardworking, loving, hilarious, ass-whooping, always telling me the truth, genuine, smart, fly absolutely amazing Black Goddess Queen," Diddy captioned a birthday tribute to his mom on Instagram. "Happy 80th Birthday to the best mother in the world! Love you forever and ever!"
Above, see how Mrs. Combs reacted to the grand gesture!
Niecy Nash spared no expense in spoiling her new wife this holiday season! In celebration of their first Christmas together as a married couple, the Claws actress purchased musician Jessica Betts a white 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Sport.
Above, take a look at the luxury whip that boasts a starting price tag of $71,000.
Cardi B sure knows the right gifts to give her husband. The “WAP” rapper surprised Offset with a 2020 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ for his 29th birthday. The Migos rapper was so excited; he proudly showed it off Monday night outside his party in Atlanta.
The luxe car costs $700,000 and has a custom gold exterior with a red interior. Cardi also hosted a birthday bash for her hubby at an estate where celebrities showed up in droves to celebrate. Fellow rapper Da Baby, and platinum music producer, Metro Boomin’ were among some of the guests in attendance. Offset posted a video to Instagram with Cardi walking him over to the car blindfolded. His caption read: “SVJ MY BODY. Thank you, bae @iamcardib.”
Happy Birthday, Offset!
While some may have sent a handwritten note and maybe a bottle of champagne, the music mogul and owner of Yeezy took gifting to a new level with this $120,000 truck—better described as a tank.
“THANK YOU KANYE,” Chris captioned an Instagram photo along with a heart emoji. The image, which displays Brown casually standing on the hood, displays the massive size of his new whip.
Below, take a look at the moment the 31-year-old singer received his gigantic truck—along with some brand new Yeezys.
Jordyn Woods honored the late mother of boyfriend Karl-Anthony Towns (Big KAT) as the NBA star turned 25 last weekend.
The Minnesota Timberwolves center's mother, Jacqueline Cruz-Towns, passed in April from coronavirus. The model purchased her beau a custom diamond ring of his late mother's name, Jackie, and a Louis Vuitton bag adding a graphic of Jackie's name decked out with halo wings.
Her caption read: "We have a million photos together, so it's hard even to pick, but since the day is coming to an end, happy birthday to my partner in crime. you already know what it is. 🤞🏽"
Jordyn Woods and her NBA boyfriend, Karl-Anthony Towns are taking their relationship to the next level. While enjoying a couple's day out, Jordyn shared some footage on her Instagram Stories showing the very special items they purchased together: matching watches and fashionable sneakers!
Take a look at the lovebirds’ matching diamond-encrusted watches that definitely screams #RelationshipGoals!
Kylie Jenner knows exactly what it takes to get Cardi B excited about her birthday—a brand new Birkin bag!
While celebrating her 28th birthday, the “Money” rapper took to her Instagram Stories to gush over the powder blue leather bag she received from the makeup mogul.
"Look at this Birkin! Thank you, Kylie Jenner," Cardi shared while unboxing the pricey bag. “Oooh, powder blue! I know I got a bathing suit to match this s**t.”
What a gift! For those who are not aware, the price of a new Birkin bag can average anywhere from $40,000 to $500,000.
Drake gifted his dear friend DJ Khaled a gold and diamond chain that's worth a small fortune!
Khaled posted a video to Instagram showing his 21 million followers the lavish necklace Drake gifted him. In the video, DJ Khaled shows off the OVO x Key diamond-encrusted piece. The extravagant pendant has an owl, Drake's OVO symbol, along with a lion and a key as a symbolization of Khaled's key to the city.
We need friends like Drake who don't mind dropping $100K on us!
Kylie Jenner recently posted a video to her Instagram Stories showing off the luxe gift her mom and step-dad gave her for her 23rd birthday. Kris and Corey gave her a custom Louis Vuitton trunk that starts at $68,000.
The leather trunk stands at about 4 feet tall and is embroidered with Kylie's name on the front in pink lettering. The interior is also pink velvet with gold accents. We guess it's safe to say that Kylie may just be Kris' favorite!
Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion have a lot to celebrate! These rap queens broke records with the "WAP" single, debuting at number one on Billboard Hot 100 chart. As a thank you, Cardi sent Meg an orange custom Hermès Birkin bag. The bag had a special note from Cardi written on the back. "Thank you Meg, I really appreciate you!"
The bag also has a hand painted photo of Meg and the white tiger featured in the epic music video. We love how these ladies support each other!
Keyshia Ka'oir spares no expense when it comes to ensuring her loved ones’ get the best on their birthday! If you don’t believe us, take a look at the brand new 2021 Lamborghini Urus she purchased for her daughter’s birthday.
“Happy Birthday Pooh!!! Enjoy your truck,” she captioned an Instagram video showing the moment her daughter learned about her pricey gift.
Going off the huge grin on the birthday girl's face, we think this $222,004 truck was well worth the coins.
Keyshia Ka’oir took extreme delight in spoiling her mom on her birthday with luxe gifts, and Ms. Joy’s reaction was an entire mood!
“Happy Birthday Mom! Enjoy your gift,” Keyshia captioned an Instagram video showing off the brand new Bentley Flying Spur ($216,400+) she purchased for the genuinely surprised birthday girl.
She continued, “2021 #BentleyFlyingSpur. I ordered this over a year ago so it could be specially made just for [you].”
Of course, anything with the Wopsters is grandiose! Not only did Ms. Joy receive a brand new custom whip, but also designer gifts in the front seat. Boss!
Returning to their Southern California mansion after vacating on the family’s ranch in Wyoming, Kim was greeted with a floral surprise from her rapper hubby.
“So, I come home, and my whole bathroom is decorated like an enchanted forest,” Kim shared while taking fans on a tour of her minimalist bathroom. “And it's so beautiful and so visually pretty, with a sweet note from my husband.”
WOW! This grand gesture comes days after Yeezy tweeted: “I am so proud of my beautiful wife Kim Kardashian West for officially becoming a billionaire. You’ve weathered the craziest storms and now God is shining on you and our family […] We love you so much.”
“This is the most lit Easter basket ever,” Lori Harvey shared on her Instagram Stories while showing off the luxury items her mother, Marjorie Harvey, placed inside a large custom-made basket.
Filled with fluffy bunnies, sweet treats, luxury beauty products, and even champagne, this has to be the most elaborate Easter Basket of 2020.
We mean, who needs to go egg hunting when your mom gifts you a sold-out $3,600 Louis Vuitton Egg Souple Bag? Just saying.
Although Taina spent her 22nd birthday at home in quarantine, her boyfriend, rapper G Herbo made sure it was one to remember!
Taina posted a series of photos to her Instagram page, showing off her perfect curves in an orange one-piece bodysuit with matching orange heels. Her boyfriend G Herbo, spoiled her with a cake along with an array of luxe gifts. Taina showed gratitude for her over-the-top presents. Her caption read:
Her lavish gifts included a white Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63, which runs around $156K, and a Hermès Birkin bag. G Herbo gave his special lady a shout out on his Instagram page too. His caption read: "G63 FOR THE BIRTHDAY GIRL💖 @latainax3"
It looks like this was a special birthday indeed.
"Beyoncé's mom gave me the most beautiful Bible," the comedian, who recently converted to Judaism, shared [6:54]. "Ms. Tina gave me the most beautiful Bible with this cross on it and everything, and I was like, is she trying to say, 'Hey! You know you Black, right?'"
Jimmy questioned, “Beyoncé’s mother sent you a Bible with a crucifix on it for your bat mitzvah?”
In love with the gift, Tiffany responded, "But it had diamonds on the crucifix, though,” before adding, "So, I read from that and the Torah every day. I read from both. They start out the same."
Jordyn has been working super hard this year, and was able to gift her younger brother John with a black Mercedes Benz. The 22-year-old actress posted a photo on her Instagram with a heartfelt message about her late father, John Woods Sr. She misses him dearly, but expresses that she's so grateful to be able to gift her brother with a car. Her caption read, "I know my dad is no longer here with us physically but I know he’s looking down on us so proud. I miss you Dad! Merry Christmas♥️🙏🏽."
Philly rapper Meek Mill instantly hopped on his Instagram Stories after receiving one of Jay-Z’s luxe “VIP passes.” Nope, your eyes do not deceive you. That is indeed a brand new Rolex watch, valued at $40,000!
According to Complex, a source revealed the designer watches will serve as VIP passes for the upcoming Shawn Carter Foundation Gala on Nov. 15 and Nov. 16.
ICYMI: Swizz Beatz also received the luxury invite, which was appropriately accompanied by a bottle of Jay’s “Ace of Spades.”
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