Due to the prestige which the Breitling brand has managed to obtain since its inception as a company in 1884, their watches have grown a large celebrity following with actors, supermodels, politicians, famous sports icons and world renowned businessmen choosing to wear a watch from one of their many collections.
Perhaps the most famous collector of Breitling watches is John Travolta. Individuals all across the world know him for his starring role in Grease the musical which was a film and also later a theatre production, but what many may not know is that he is actually a licensed pilot. As such he is often pictured within his many aircraft wearing a Breitling Navitimer (shown above) and regularly praises the accuracy, functionality and comfort which this specific range of Breitling watches provides.
Following on with other famous actors who choose to wear Breitling’s, we have Leonardo diCaprio and Tom Cruise who are also often pictured in the press wearing either a Chronograph Avenger or a Breitling Emergency Mission watch.
With the X Factor being one of the most watched TV shows around at present you may also be interested to know that Simon Cowell has long been a fan of Breitling watches and is often pictured wearing a variety of different models on different occasions.
This is obviously by no means an exhaustive list of celebrities who choose to wear Breitling watches, and a cursory browse through any fashion magazine such as GQ, Vogue or a similar title will reveal many more who if you look closely, will often be wearing a Breitling or similar luxury brand.
If you ever feel that you want to replicate the look of any of the celebrities featured here in terms of the watch they wear, but don’t have upwards of £10,000 to spend on such a watch, then be sure to check out the rest of the blog where you will find reviews and useful information on a variety of replica Breitling watches which typically retail for a fraction of the cost of a genuine watch.
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