Published to Celebrities on Aug 16, 2021
In 1997, Patek Philippe introduced another line of sports watches to their collection known as the Aquanaut. Inspired by the Nautilus, the Aquanaut was considered by collectors as its little brother. The Aquanaut has the same basic design and style as the Nautilus but with a more modern sporty twist. Equally as popular as the Nautilus, the Aquanaut has gained a celebrity following. From the likes of Paul McCartney to Sylvester Stallone, the popularity of Patek Philippe Aquanaut has continued to grow. Read our guide on celebrities wearing Patek Philippe Aquanaut watches to find out more.
Possibly one of the most famous men on the planet, Sir Paul McCartney not only rocks the music industry by being a legendary member of the Beatles and having an extremely successful solo career, but he also loves to rock the Patek Philippe Aquanaut. Paul McCartney’s Aquanaut of choice is the Patek Philippe Ref 5167A. He has been seen sporting the Aquanaut on several occasions including on his wedding day, on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine and during “Carpool Karaoke” with James Corden. Launched in 1997, the Aquanaut created a sensation with Patek Philippe fans. Its fresh design was unexpected and modern, giving it an edge over other models. Featuring a rounded octagon case, inspired by the Nautilus and featuring a “tropical” strap, the Patek Philippe 5167A is ultra-resistant to wear, salt water and UV radiation.
Tom Holland is an English actor most notably known for his role as Spiderman in the Marvel franchise. Tom Holland not only has superhero style when it comes to his on screen persona, but he also has superhero style when it comes to his choice of watch. Similarly to Paul McCartney, Tom Holland is also a fan of the Aquanaut Ref 5167R. The design is somewhat stripped back and sporty with a rubber strap. The dial is embossed and the case has a satin-brushed finish, adding a little bit of glamour to the watch. The combination of practicality and sophistication makes the Holland’s Patek Philippe watch extremely versatile, allowing it to be worn on daily errands, as well as during TV or event appearances.
George Soros HonFBA is a Hungarian-born American billionaire investor and philanthropist and as of March 2021, he had a net worth of US$8.6 billion. As one of the richest and most influential men on Wall Street and potentially the world, George Soros also has an undeniable love for the Patek Philippe Aquanaut. George Soros has been frequently spotted wearing the Patek Philippe 5066A, which was launched shortly after the initial limited references. It featured the same 330 SC calibre and 36mm case diameter as the first series, but with a sapphire display caseback instead of the solid steel which was seen in earlier versions. Featuring a blue checkerboard dial and luminous markers, this Patek Philippe Aquanaut has the same sophisticated coolness as George Soros himself.
Known for his action packed movies, Sylvester Stallone is no stranger to the Hollywood lifestyle. His hard work and dedication as an actor has allowed him to live a life of luxury and that includes an impressive luxury watch collection. Sylvester Stallone’s Aquanaut of choice is the 5167/1A-001. Featuring a stainless steel bracelet and water resistant to a depth of 120m, this Patek Philippe Aquanaut is as legendary as the man himself. Perfect for casual and evening wear, this timepiece is as prestigious as Sylvester Stallone’s career.
Famous chat show host Ellen Degeneres has had a fantastic career ranging from daytime TV to Hollywood movies. Her extensive career has enabled her to collect an even more extensive watch collection, including the likes of Rolex and Patek Philippe. The model we’re going to be looking at today is the Patek Philippe Aquanaut Travel Time Ref 5164A. Designed to be the perfect travelling companion, the Aquanaut travel time features a 40mm stainless steel rounded octagon case, and a “tropical” strap ultra resistant to salt water and UV radiation. The black embossed dial features gold applied Arabic numeral markers and dual time display with local and home time indications.
Frank Lampard is a football manager of Derby County FC and former Chelsea football player who was the head coach of Premier League club Chelsea from July 2019 until January 2021. He is widely considered to be one of Chelsea's greatest ever players, and an excellent midfielder. This football legend undoubtedly has a passion for the Genevan watch brand. Specifically, Frank Lampard has been seen wearing the bold Patek Philippe Aquanaut 5968A with orange “Tropical” strap. One of Patek Philippe’s more standout models, the Ref. 5968A-001 targeted a new generation of watch collectors. This sporty flyback chronograph is accented with orange and black straps and hands with the in-house calibre CH 28‑520 C.
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