Everyone knows Oprah as a philanthropist, literacy advocate, and media mogul, but fans ought to know that Oprah is also a bit of a closet car enthusiast.
As someone who writes press releases, I admire Oprah’s PR savvy. She certainly knows how to kickoff a show with a car giveaway…
What you may not know is that Oprah owns some beautiful cars. Although I wish I could get a peak in her private garage, I’m just not that connected. Last year, however, she auctioned a few gorgeous autos from her private collection for charity at a Gooding & Company sale in Palm Beach.
The proceeds from the sale were used to support Oprah’s leadership academy for girls in South Africa. An excellent article on the auction by classic car bloggers Tony and Michele Hamer, About.com classic car guides.
Included in the dream cars that she auctioned were a Rolls Royce that she recieved as a gift from John Travolta and a spectacular Gullwing Mercedes.
If you dream of driving the best in luxury and performance cars, consider becoming a member of DFW Elite Car Club. It’s a car sharing club for those who want to enjoy driving premium luxury cars without the hassles and expense of owning them.
Why pay Gatsby like costs for car insurance, car storage, repairs, and depreciation, when you can drive a Ferrari F430 F1, Audi R8, Lamborghini Gallardo, Bentley GT, as well as a bevy of other top exotics as part of a monthly membership in the club.
For full details on Oprah and Martina McBride at the Texas State Fair on Monday, check out the Star Telegram’s Oprah story.
This post written by freelance blogger Eric Anderson. Eric recently collaborated on content for a Fort Worth TX insurance quote website.