Celebrity Bikers. What Do They Ride?

Jul 17, 2021Roshanak

If you love beautiful people on motorcycles, this is the list for you! What could be sexier than your favorite celebrities riding bikes in style? Legends like Tom Cruise and John Travolta are avid riders. Gorgeous actresses like Marisa Miller and Katee Sackhoff look like rock stars on hogs. Can you guess what other famous people have bike collections? Let’s find out more!

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GERARD BUTLER

You might remember him from movies such as ‘300’ and ‘The Ugly Truth’. Butler is one of the actors on this list that just loves his Triumph Bonneville. Unfortunately, he got into an accident back in 2017 when a woman drove her car trying to cut across lanes. Luckily, the actor was fine and refused to stop loving his bike.

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JEWEL

You might not remember Jewel since her major hits came out in the 90s and early 2000s. The singer was known for ‘You Were Meant for Me’, ‘Foolish Games’, and more. She is also a rider. One of her favorite bikes is a 1994 black Harley Davidson Fatboy. Isn’t it cool when women jump on motorcycles?

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TOM HARDY

Naturally, Hardy had to appear on this list as he has had the coolest roles in Hollywood as a villain and anti-hero. The actor was spotted a couple of times riding his Mutt motorcycle in London, but you might remember that he rode a Ducati Scrambler in the Marvel movie ‘Venom’.

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KURT SUTTER

Kurt Sutter is the creator and executive producer of ‘Sons of Anarchy’, a show that anyone that loves bikes definitely needs to check out. Of course, his favorite brand is Harley Davidson, as they made a deal with them for ‘SOA’. He also created the ‘Mayans M.C.’.

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BEN AFFLECK

You probably loved seeing Affleck on an amazing motorcycle during his time as Batman in the DCEU. However, the actor actually owns several bikes and loves riding them around L.A. His favorite seems to be a custom WYLD BMW CRD Cafe Racer, which was made to his specifications.

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JUSTIN THEROUX

His ex-wife, Jennifer Aniston, hated Theroux’s love of bikes, but it didn’t him from riding. He is another actor on the list that had several custom motorcycles. He had been spotted several times riding and seems to particularly love a blacked-out BMW.

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MILEY CYRUS

It might hard to imagine that ‘Wrecking Ball’ singer on a motorcycle. A few years ago, her father Billy Ray Cyrus gave her a 2013 Can-Am Spyder for her 21st birthday. It’s not exactly the same as some of the other bikes on this list, as it’s an ATV, but the ride is still pretty awesome.

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MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY

It’s not surprising to learn that he actually loves motorcycles, especially after seeing the actor riding around on ‘How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days’. In the movie, you saw him riding a Triumph Bonneville, but he actually has a Triumph Thunderbird Sport. Someone as cool as McConaughey looks natural while riding.

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JUSTIN BIEBER

Bieber earned fame at a rather young age and has bought himself all kinds of rides over the years. For his 18th birthday, he got a Ducati 848 Evo, although the singer didn’t have a license to drive at the time. Apparently, Usher convinced him to buy it back then.

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MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ

Naturally, another Hollywood actress had to appear on this list. Men aren’t the only ones that have fun on top of bikes. You might remember Michelle Rodriguez from ‘The Fast and Furious’ franchise as well as ‘Avatar’. She drives a dark green vintage Harley Davidson.

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TINA TURNER

Everyone knows Tina Turner as a legendary singer. Her biggest hits include ‘The Best’, ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It’, ‘Proud Mary’, ‘I Don’t Need Another Hero’, and many others. Turner loves motorcycles so much that there was one on the cover for the single ‘Love Thing’. She also loves the Harley Electra-Glide.

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TRICIA HELFER

Tricia Helfer is best known for starring in ‘Battlestar Galactica’ as well as many Hallmark movies like ‘Operation Christmas’, ‘Mistletoe Over Manhattan’, and many others. Surprisingly, the actress is a huge fan of Harley bikes, as she owns a Dyna Low Rider, a Sportster 1200, and even a Rocker C.

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PAMELA ANDERSON

Anyone in the world will recognize Pamela Anderson. She rose to stardom on ‘Baywatch’ and also for her relationship with rockstar Tommy Lee Jones. Since she likes bad boys, it’s only natural that the actress also loves motorcycles. She rode a Triumph while filming ‘Barbwire’ in the 90s and has been seen with a 2004 Honda Valkyrie Rune.

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ADRIEN BRODY

Brody is best known for movies such as ‘Detachment’, ‘King Kong’, ‘Predator’, ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’, and ‘The Pianist’, which earned him his first Academy Award. Interestingly, the actor is also an avid bike rider and owns a custom Yamaha Roadliner. But he can be seen here riding a BMW too.

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OZZY OSBOURNE

One of the biggest legends of rock music was also an avid bike rider until an accident back in 2003. He had a huge collection that included a Yamaha Banshee 350. He decided to sell it after his near-death crash as well as the rest of his quads and two dirt bikes. However, the singer looked pretty cool on a motorcycle.

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MARK WAHLBERG

One of Hollywood’s greatest heartthrobs is also an avid bike riding. So much so that he was named ambassador for Indian Motorcycle Company. It was a huge honor for him, although the actor admitted that he never had much time to ride and often his contracts forbade him from using his bikes. But Walhberg still flaunts his Indian bike collection.

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JOHN ABRAHAM

This Bollywood actor also has a huge social media following and loves riding bikes. His collection includes several motorcycles, but his favorite is the Yamaha V-Max. Abraham was named a Yamaha brand ambassador and also owns a Yamaha YZF-R1, a Ducati Panigale V4, and an MV Agusta F3 800.

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DWAYNE "THE ROCK" JOHNSON

The Rock is one of the best-paid actors in Hollywood. He’s known for films such as ‘Jumanji’, the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise, ‘San Andres’, ‘Moana’, and many others. The actor is also a big guy. So, he needed a huge bike: the Triumph Rocket III, which features the largest production motorcycle engine ever. Johnson chose it for his film ‘Rampage’.

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SALMAN KHAN

Khan is another Bollywood actor that just loves biking. He is the face of Suzuki in India and has used his fame to promote motorcycling around the world. The actor has a huge collection of bikes which includes a Suzuki GSX-R1000Z, which is one of the best out there. Khan also owns a Suzuki Intruder M1800 and a Hayabusa.

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GORDON RAMSAY

You might not be surprised to see the celebrity chef on the list, as he ridden bikes on television. However, he has a big collection of motorcycles, which includes a Yamaha FZR 1000 Genesis, a Ducati 748, a Honda Fireblade, a Yamaha R1, and a Ducati 1098S. Ramsay also owns a Ducati Desmosedici.

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PRINCE WILLIAM

The Duke of Cambridge obtained his license at the age of 19, and since then, he has been seen on a number of pretty amazing bikes such as Ducati Hypermotard. He also owns a Ducati 1198S Evo Corse SE. But in this image, he can be seen on top of a Triumph Daytona 600.

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JEREMY IRONS

Irons was one of the biggest stars of the 1990s with flicks such as ‘Die Hard with a Vengeance’, ‘The Lion King’, and ‘The Man with the Iron Mask’. At the time, he was often seen with a BMW R100RT, which was used in the film ‘The Fourth Angel’. The actor also belongs to the Guggenheim Motorcycle Club and loves BMW. One of his motorcycles is a BMW R1200 GS Triple Black.

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TOM CRUISE

Cruise is one of the biggest names in Hollywood, especially when it comes to action movies. He was ridden many bikes for his films. For example, he used a Speed Triple and T595 Daytona on ‘Mission Impossible II’. The actor does his own stunts for those scenes. But in real life, Tom has been seen using a Vyrus.

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BEAR GRYLLS

The actor is known for being an adventurer, and not many people know that he is actually an avid motorcyclist. He has had a bunch of 125s and 1000s. But his latest bike is a Triumph Tiger. Grylls revealed, “I started riding when I was 16 and I was immediately hooked”.

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PINK

It might not be surprising to singer Pink on this list, especially because she is married to former motocrosser Carey Hart. She attended many of his races and even proposed to him using a pit board. Isn’t that cool? The performer has many bikes but is known for using a Hinckley Triumph T100 Bonneville.

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EWAN MCGREGOR

Ewan McGregor is a big deal in the motorcycle community. In fact, his adventures on a bike have been documented on a television show called ‘Long Way Round, Long Way Down’. The actor is accompanied by his biker friend, Charley Boorman. Naturally, he owns several bikes but among the stands out there’s a 1974 Eldorado police bike, a vintage V7, and a modified VII Sport.

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RICHARD HAMMOND

As an ex-‘Top Gear’, it’s not surprising to learn that Richard Hammond is an avid biker. He bought his first bike at 16: an MTX50. Some of his other models include an XL100, CBX750F, ZZ-R600, and CBR1000F. His collection is unbelievable, but the standouts are a Ducati 916 and a 1927 Sunbeam.

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BRAD PITT

Pitt is another huge actor on this list, who has been spotted riding bikes for a long time. One of his favorites is the Ecosse Titanium Series XX (which was the most expensive bike in the world at the time) as well as a World War II Nazi model. In 2017, he purchased a BMW 1200GS.

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ANGELINA JOLIE

Brad Pitt’s former wife is not known for being a huge biker, but she was seen with motorcycles. During the film ‘Salt’, the actress was riding a Triumph Street Triple R. Jolie personally owns a BMW F650GS and an MV Agusta. You might also remember that she rode bikes in her ‘Lara Croft’ movies.

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RYAN GOSLING

Gosling has often been spotted riding his bike on the streets of Los Angeles. He is often using a custom dirt bike. He has also shown off his skills in movies such as ‘The Place Beyond the Pines’. The actor had help from a stunt double for certain scenes, but it said that he did most of the work himself.

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DAVID BECKHAM

Beckham is one of the most famous soccer players in the world and has been known for riding on bikes constantly. He has several Harleys and Triumphs to his name. David was also featured in a BBC documentary called ‘Into the Unknown’, where he was seen using a custom T100 Bonneville and traveling in Brazil.

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BRADLEY COOPER

The ‘A Star is Born’ actor has all kinds of talents aside from movies. He has been known for riding around Los Angeles in a vintage Triumph Thruxton. Apparently, his favorite bike. It’s also been said that Cooper rents a motorcycle while filming in different parts of the world.

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ALANIS MORISSETTE

You might not believe that the ‘Ironic’ singer is a biker as well. But it just goes to show that celebrities have all kinds of different tastes. Morissette is also known for songs such as ‘You Oughta Know’, ‘Hand in my Pocket’, ‘Head Over Feet’, and more. Meanwhile, he has been seen around Los Angeles using a Ducati Monster. She has even ridden with the Mulholland Snake Club.

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HUGH LAURIE

You might remember this amazing actor from ‘Blackadder’ and ‘Fry and Laurie’. The star of ‘Dr. House’ has been biking for a long time. His collection includes models such as a Yamaha XJR1300s, a Honda CBR600RRs, and more. But it seems that his favorite is the Triumph Bonneville.

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CHER

Cher is one of the biggest legends of Hollywood, as one of the only stars to have won a Tony, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Golden Globe. Naturally, she is even more talented than most imagine. The singer was seen years ago riding Harley Davidson bikes, but the last time was during the Happy Harley Days/Rejoice on Rodeo parade.

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GEORGE CLOONEY

Since Brad Pitt is on this list, you are probably not surprised that his celebrity friend, George Clooney, is also an avid biker. The ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ actor has several Harley Davidson motorcycles. But just like many others on this list, it seems that the most popular is his custom Triumph Bonneville.

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JOHN TRAVOLTA

Travolta is also a huge legend in Hollywood, known for films such as ‘Grease’, ‘Saturday Night Fever’, ‘Pulp Fiction’, ‘Hairspray’, and many others. The actor is also a biker. He prefers Harley Davidson, which it’s said to be the inspiration for ‘Wild Hogs’.

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KEANU REEVES

Reeves is one of the most beloved people in Hollywood, especially for his roles in ‘The Matrix’ and ‘John Wick’ franchises. The actor loves bikes so much that he created a custom shop called Arch Motorcycle with Gard Hollinger. He owns several bikes such as a Kawasaki 600 Enduro to a 1973 Norton Commando 850 MKII Roadster.

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JAY LENO

The talk show host has a famous car and bike collection, which consists of more than 180 vehicles and 170 motorcycles. Some of them are insanely rare and expensive. Leno could open a museum with some of them. He owns a Vincent Black Shadow, a 1939 Brough Superior SS100, a 1971 Velocette Thruxton, and countless more.

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JASON MOMOA

Jason Momoa is one of the coolest dudes in Hollywood. So, it’s not surprising that he loves bikes as well. The actor seems to love Harley Davidson models. His first bike was a 1956 Harley-Davidson Panhead, which he named after his grandmother Mabel. You might remember it from the film ‘Road to Paloma’.

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TYSON BECKFORD

Tyson Beckford is best known as a supermodel, especially for Ralph Lauren campaigns, but has also appeared in movies such as ‘Biker Boyz’, ‘Chocolate City’, ‘Into the Blue’, and more. He loves bikes, particularly his red Ducati. Sadly it was stolen. Beckford is riding a Yamaha YZF-R1 in this picture.

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JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE

The former member of NSYNC is known for his love of HOGs and has been spotted around Los Angeles in a custom Harley Davidson. He bought it in 2009. It seems that it’s the only one he owns aside from a huge car collection. But one motorcycle is perfect enough.

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KATEE SACKHOFF

Here is another cast member from ‘Battlestar Galactica’ that loves to ride. The actress has a special bike made by Moto Customs. They built around a Honda XR650L and added a Yamaha front end, a Ducati rear wheel, and a bunch of other customizations. It’s called the KT600.

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MARISA MILLER

Miller is another celebrity on the list that just loves Harley Davidson bikes. She was named the face of the company back in 2008 and made an ad campaign with them. The Victoria’s Secret Angel was mostly seen on a V-Rod Muscle Harley. But Miller also drives a Harley Nightster.

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Other bike riders wish they looked as cool as these celebrities on their bikes. Let us know which famous person looked the best in these pictures. If you liked this article, share it with your friends that would love to own any of these motorcycles. See you next time!

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