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Number Plates Owned By Famous Names & Celebs

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Many short or prestige number plates with a number one are mostly owned by entrepreneurs, investors and businessmen. We took a deep dive into what plates are owned by famous celebrities.

In the UK, many celebrities and famous people are known for having private or personalised number plates. These plates often reflect their names, professions, or interests.

Notable 'CarReg Sales' to Famous Names

Prince Naseem Hamed : 1990's Featherwight Boxing champ

  • 1 NAS

Actress Liz Hurley bought this for Hugh Grant (AGAPE meaning the highest form of love!)

  • A6 APE

Stephen Hendry: Snooker Legend / 7 Times World Champion

  • SH 17

Ally McCoist: Scottish Ex footballer / manager, TV pundit/commentator

  • ALZ 9

Sir Chris Hoy: Olympic Gold Medalist / Cyclist (born in 1976).

  • 76 CH

Kevin Keegan: Former Pro Footballer & Manager purchased 4/5 plates for family members

  • 39 JK

Other Notable Registrations owned by Famous Celebrities

Sir Elton John

  • Plate: 'ELV 1S'
  • Description: Although known for his own iconic status, Sir Elton John reportedly bought the "ELV1S" plate in homage to Elvis Presley.

Lord Alan Sugar

  • Plate: 'AMS 1'
  • Description: The business tycoon and star of "The Apprentice" uses "AMS" as it stands for Alan Michael Sugar.

Tyson Fury

  • Plate: '88 GK'
  • Description: The one and only 'Gypsy King' Heavyweight Boxer (birth year in 1988). Sold by Regtransfers alongwith 1 PF for his wife Paris

Vinnie Jones

  • Plate: '100 VJ'
  • Description: The ex pro footballer paert of Wilmbledon's 'crazy gang' the infamous FA Cup winning side in 1988, turned actor (Lock Stock & Two Smokling Barrels, Snatch) has a plate reflecting his initials. This plate was sold by Insignia Registrations around 25 years ago!

Jodie Kidd

  • Plate: 'JEK 100'
  • Description: The former model and TV presenter is a car and motorsport enthusiast has a neat dateless number plate showing her initials and even has her own popular YouTube channel dedicated to automotive industry called Kidd in a Sweet Shop with over 140k subscribers.

Sir Ian Botham

  • Plate: 'B33 FYS'
  • Description: The legendary cricketer's plate creatively represents "Beefy," his well-known nickname.

Theo Paphitis

  • Plates: 'RYM 4N' - '8 OUX'
  • Description: The businessman and former "Dragons' Den" star.

Alan Shearer

  • Plate: 'AS 9'
  • Description: The former footballer and BBC Match of the Day pundit has a fine plate that features his initials and his player number.

Duncan Bannatyne

  • Plate: 'BAN 6'
  • Description: The entrepreneur and another "Dragons' Den" star's plate showcases his surname.

Chris Eubank

  • Plate: '1 KO'
  • Description: The former professional boxer has a plate reflecting his career in knockouts. His son, also Professional boxer Chris Eubank Jr owns current style plate EU13 ANK.

Paul Daniels

  • Plate: 'MAG 1C'
  • Description: The late magician had a plate that humorously represented his profession.

Harry Redknapp

  • Plate: 'HR 7'
  • Description: The football manager’s plate is a combination of his initials and a nod to his career.

Simon Cowell

  • Plate: 'S1 MON'
  • Description: The music mogul and TV personality has a plate that reflects his first name which could not be done any better.

Roman Abramovich

  • Plate: 'VIP 1'
  • Description: The Russian billionaire and former owner of Chelsea FC has this prestigious plate, suitable for arriving at many VIP events.

Amir Khan

  • Plate: 'BOX 111G'
  • Description: The professional boxer’s plate reflects his boxing career.

Wayne Rooney

  • Plate: 'WAZ 8'
  • Description: The ex-Man Utd footballer’s plate uses his nickname "Wazza" and his shirt number.

Jay Kay (Jamiroquai)

  • Plate: 'JAY 1K'
  • Description: The lead singer of Jamiroquai has a suffix style plate with his name & surname initial.

Chris Evans

  • Plate: 'FAB 1'
  • Description: The radio DJ and TV presenter has a few number plates and expensive cars."

Doddie Weir

  • Plate: 'DOD 111E'
  • Description: Scotland International & British Lions Rugby Union Player has this number almost spelling his name perfectly.

Personalised number plates are popular fun and status symbols among celebrities. These plates are not just a way to stand out but also an investment, historically most number plate combinations increase in value over time. If Rod Stewart has bought RS 1 around fifty years ago, it would have only cost no more than £10,000. Our valuation for RS 1 in 2024 would be around £400,000!

If you have spotted any celebrities driving with their private registrations feel free to contact us with any pictures or information.

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