Swag!: Gabrielle Union Drops $100K On A Vintage Mercedes-Benz For Her Husband Dwyane Wade's 39th Birthday

Celebs Gifting Celebs: Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade

Swag!: Gabrielle Union Drops $100K On A Vintage Mercedes-Benz For Her Husband Dwyane Wade's 39th Birthday

Plus, see other celebs who give luxe presents!

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Written by BET Staff

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 things.

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 INSANE gifts that us regular folks could only dream of.

Here are just some of the most recent celebrity gifting moments:

  1. Gabrielle Union Gifts Her Husband Dwyane Wade A Vintage Convertable Mercedes Benz For His Birthday!

    Gabrielle Union surprised her husband Dwyane Wade with a 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL convertible on Sunday ahead of his 39th birthday on January 17.

    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!

  2. DJ Khaled’s Wife Gifts Him A $26K Louis Vuitton Bag!

    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. 

  3. Diddy Gives His Mom A $1 Million Check And New Bentley For Her 80th Birthday!

    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! 

  4. Niecy Nash Gifts Her Wife Jessica Betts A Shiny New Range Rover Sport!

    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. 

  5. Yung Miami Buys her Mom A Mercedes G63 Truck!

    Yung Miami is gearing up for her mom's return after serving a prison sentence.

    The City Girls star posted a video to Instagram showing the brand-new Mercedes Benz G63 Truck that she purchased for her mom as she awaits her release. "Bought my mom a 2021 G63 in 2020 & she not even home yet! The countdown begins now. I can't wait to see her face 🥺🥳," read Yung Miami's caption. 

    We love that Yung Miami is taking care of her mom. 

  6. Cardi B Buys Offset A Custom Lamborghini For His Birthday!

    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!



    City Girls JT is celebrating her 28th birthday in major style.

    The Miami rapper celebrated her birthday on Thursday (December 3) and took to Instagram to show off the gift she received from her on-again/off-again boo, Lil Uzi Vert. Revealing she’d merely asked the Philadelphia native to get her G Wagon wrapped, it came back fully customized with new wheels, her iced out initials in the grill, and more.

    Her caption read: “ “I simply asked for my car to be wrapped matte black & it came back like this,” she wrote with watery-eyed emojis. “the one & only 4×4 NEW body with the Brabus kit!!!!! Pull up G WAG 63!!!!!! thanks lil [saturn emoji].”

    Well, that’s not the only gift JT received. Her bestie Yung Miami gifted her an iced out Phillipe Patek watch. She gushed about the luxe gift saying, “Thank you sooooo much baby this means the world to me! Not because it’s a watch but you cop me this in a pandemic bitch! Dawg I swear me & this girl been through so much together gifts like this make me smile cause I’m so happy God blessed us to have it our way!!! My Bitch made me Patek status not a ni*&a! Get y’all some real ones round y’all love you FOREVER! 🤍 @yungmiami305.”

    Talk about friendship goals!

  8. The Game's Kids Gave Him A $80K Tesla for his Birthday!

    The Game had a lot to celebrate this past birthday. The 41-year-old rapper was gifted a Tesla by his 3 children for his birthday on November 29th.

    Game's eldest son, Harlem, posted a photo to Instagram showing off the car and wishing his dad a happy birthday.

    The 16-year-old's caption read: "Happy bday to my dad/best friend. love u 🖤 and who's tesla is that u may be wondering? oh me and my siblings saved up all the money our dad has gave us to buy him a new car. pretty sick huh?"


    How sweet! Happy Birthday to the Game!

  9. Kanye West Gifts Chris Brown A $125K YEEZY Truck—And We Are Speechless!

    Kanye West went all out to commemorate singer/actor Chris Brown’s 20th anniversary in the music industry. 

    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. 

  10. Jordyn Woods Buys Her Boyfriend Karl-Anthony Towns A Custom Diamond Ring For his 25th Birthday!

    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. 🤞🏽"

  11. Jordyn Woods and her NBA boyfriend, Karl-Anthony Towns purchase matching diamond watches!

    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!

  12. Kylie Jenner and Fashion Nova Gift Cardi B With Brand New Birkin Bags for her 28th birthday!

    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. 

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  13. Drake gifted his dear friend DJ Khaled a gold and diamond chain.

    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.

    His caption read: "THANK YOU, @champagnepapi, for this beautiful gift 🎁! Luv forever!🦉🔑 🦁 #WETHEBEST #OVO Luv always KHALED KHALED."

    We need friends like Drake who don't mind dropping $100K on us! 


  14. G Herbo Buys His Girlfriend Taina A Pink $17K Hermes Kelly Bag.

    G Herbo and his boo, Taina are still going strong! The young couple are currently on vacation in Mexico, and when it comes to splurging on his lady, he's not slowing down. 

    Recently, the Taina posted a video to Instagram showing off her new pink, Hermes Kelly bag ($17K) Herbo gave her- just because! They also laughed about some of the other bags he peurchased for her since he didn't know if this was a Kelly or a Birkin bag. 

    They are too cute!

  15. Kris and Corey gave Kylie this custom Louis Vuitton trunk for her birthday!

    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!

  16. Cardi B Buys Megan Thee Stallion A $20K Custom Hermès Birkin Bag For The Success Of "WAP"

    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!

  17. Keyshia Ka'oir Gifts Her Daughter A $222K Lamborghini Truck For Her Birthday

    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. 

  18. Keyshia Ka’oir Gifts Her Mom A 2021 Bentley For Her Birthday

    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! 

  19. Kanye West surprised Kim Kardashian with an "enchanted forest" themed bathroom.
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    Kim via IG Story! Bathroom goals or no?

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    Kanye West is known for showering his wife Kim Kardashian with luxuries, but wait until you see the luxe way he celebrated the announcement of her $200 million investment for KKW Beauty.

    RELATED | Sorry, Kylie! Kim Kardashian Is Poised To Be The Family's 1st Actual Billionaire After Scoring $200 Million Investment

    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.”

  20. Lori Harvey Receives A Luxe Easter Basket From Her Mom Marjorie Harvey

    “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.

  21. G Herbo surprised his GF Taina with a Mercedes for her B-Day
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    G63 FOR THE BIRTHDAY GIRL💖 @latainax3

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    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:

    “My quarantine bday littttttt 😂❤️ @nolimitherbo thank you for making my birthday so special even while on lockdown ! I love you sooo much ❤️❤️😭 #bigbodyyy

    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.

  22. Jacquees Buys his Boo, Dreezy A New Mercedes Benz

    Chicago rapper Dreezy is living her best life with Jacquees and has the pics to prove it.

    The hip-hop raptress went to Instagram this week to share photos of a few lavish gifts that her boyfriend, R&B crooner Jacquees purchased for her. The “Ecstasy” singer is posed outside of a white Mercedes-Benz with a blue Louis Vuitton bag sitting on top. Her caption read:

    “You never stop surprising me @jacquees ❤️ Thank you for my new car and all of the fly ass gifts love 😭 You know I got yo back no matter what!”

  23. Kanye West Gifts Kim Kardashian A Priceless gold plaque Cartier necklace, Featuring An Engraved Text Message

    Kanye West surely knows how to splurge on his wifey, Kim KardashianShowing off her latest gift by her husband, the Keeping Up With The Kardashian star posted a selfie along with the caption, “If you look closely at my necklace, you can see it’s from a text Kanye sent me.”

    In the post, she included a screenshot of the original text that reads: “This is your life. Married with four kids. Get people out of jail. Cover of Vogue. Go to church every week with your family. Dreams come true.”

    In the caption, she continued, “He took an amazing vintage a Cartier gold plaque necklace and had it sketched out. He’s always the most thoughtful when it comes to gifts.”

    We must agree. We are speechless! 

  24. Beyoncé's mom, Tina Lawson, gifts Tiffany Haddish a diamond encrusted bible

    While making an appearance on Monday's Jimmy Kimmel LiveTiffany Haddish revealed that Beyoncé's mom, Tina Lawson, gifted her a lavish gift for her bat mitzvah. 

    "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?'"

    RELATED | Tiffany Haddish Uses Jewelry To Highlight Her Jewish Faith And Makes Statement Against Anti-Semitism On The 2020 Golden Globes Red Carpet

    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."

  25. JOrdyn woods Gifts her brother, John A Mercedes Benz For Christmas

    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♥️🙏🏽."

  26. Cardi B Gifts Her Sister Hennessy Carolina A Brand New 2020 $150K G-Wagon For Her Birthday

    Cardi B dropped some serious coins to celebrate her baby sister’s 24 birthday! 

    Captured on video in complete shock, Hennessy Carolina could only muster up the words, “Oh My God,” when she spotted a brand new 2020 G-Wagon parked outside her door.

    The shiny black Mercedes-Benz whip, which was perfectly adorned with a big red bow, retails at about $152,500. Now that is love! 

  27. Cardi B Gifted Her Husband Offset $500K In Cash For His 28th Birthday

    Cardi B knows how to splurge on her man—luxe diamonds and fancy cars, and on special occasions, half a million in cash! 

    Over the weekend, Offset celebrated his 28th birthday, and his wife didn’t miss the opportunity to show just how much she loved him.

    “What else can I give someone that got everything?” Cardi asked. Good point! 

    See Offset’s priceless reaction when he opened a fridge to see giant stacks of $100 bills equaling out to $500,000. 



  28. Billionaire Music Mogul, Jay-Z Gifted Meek Mill With A $40K Rolex Watch

    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.”

  29. Kanye West's Gift To Kim Kardashian For Her 39th Birthday Was A $1 Million Charity Donation
  30. Cardi B's Label Manager Pierre Thomas Gifts Her A Big Ole Chain With A Picture Of Baby Kulture
  31. Lil Nas X Gifted Billy Ray Cyrus An Actual $150K Maserati From the 'Old Town Road' Music Video

    Now, country star veteran Billy Ray Cyrus can really drive down rodeo in his Maserati sports car! Hot off the success of his country-trap track "Old Town Road," up-and-coming rapper Lil Nas X went from having $5 in his bank account to gifting Billy Ray this $150,000 Maserati GranTurismo to express his gratitude for hopping on the remix and defending the future potential of this country x hip-hop crossover. 

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