Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming more and more popular among celebrities, and it's not just because they're eco-friendly. Many famous people are passionate about EVs because they're fun to drive, fast, and stylish. Here are 10 celebrities who drive electric vehicles.
Elon Musk, the developer and CEO of Tesla, is a well-known advocate of EVs. It's no surprise that he owns several electric vehicles, including a Tesla Roadster, a Tesla Model S, and a Tesla Model X. In fact, Musk was the first person to purchase a Tesla Roadster in 2008.
Fun fact: Musk has said that his Tesla Model S is his favorite car, even though he also owns a McLaren F1.
Leonardo DiCaprio is another big name in the world of electric vehicles. He owns a Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid and a Tesla Roadster. DiCaprio was one of the first customers to receive a Fisker Karma in 2011.
Fun fact: DiCaprio is a long-time environmental activist and was named the United Nations Messenger of Peace on Climate Change in 2014.
Oprah Winfrey is a proud owner of a Tesla Model S. She purchased the vehicle in 2015 after test-driving one on her show, "Oprah's Favorite Things."
Fun fact: Winfrey also owns a vintage 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing.
Jennifer Lawrence drives a Chevy Volt. She purchased the vehicle in 2014 and has been seen driving it around Los Angeles.
Fun fact: Lawrence is an Academy Award-winning actress and was the highest-paid actress in the world in 2015 and 2016.
Will Ferrell owns a Nissan Leaf. He purchased the vehicle in 2013 and has been spotted driving it around Hollywood.
Fun fact: Ferrell worked as a mall Santa Claus before he became an actor.
Cameron Diaz is the owner of a Tesla Model S. She purchased the vehicle in 2013 and has been a big fan of EVs ever since.
Fun fact: Diaz is a huge fan of the video game "World of Warcraft" and has even been known to play it on set between takes.
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. is another proud owner of a Tesla Model S. He purchased the vehicle in 2014 and has been spotted driving it around Hollywood.
Fun fact: Robert Downey Jr. is known for his love of martial arts and has trained in several different styles, including Wing Chun Kung Fu and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Jay Leno is a big EV enthusiast and owns a variety of electric and hybrid vehicles, including a Tesla Model S, a BMW i8, and a Rimac Concept One. Leno has been a vocal advocate for electric vehicles and has even featured them on his show, "Jay Leno's Garage."
Fun fact: Leno is also a talented mechanic and has worked on his own cars since he was a teenager. He even has his own garage, where he restores and maintains his collection of vehicles.
Arnold Schwarzenegger is the owner of a custom-made all-electric Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV. The vehicle was converted to run on electricity by Austrian company Kreisel Electric.
Fun fact: He was a millionaire before becoming an actor: Schwarzenegger made his first million dollars through his own business ventures, including real estate and bodybuilding equipment.
Kristen Bell owns a Nissan Leaf. She purchased the vehicle in 2011 and has been seen driving it around Los Angeles.
Fun fact: Kristen Bell is a committed vegan and has spoken publicly about her reasons for adopting this lifestyle. She has said that she became a vegan for both health and ethical reasons and that she feels it is the best way to live a compassionate and sustainable life.