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8 Celebs That Love A GMT

Whether we say we do or not, we are all curious to know what others choose to wear on their wrists. As much as I have never been one to get too caught up on what other think or say, I have always felt watches were different. Mainly because community is at the core of education, sharing and enjoying watches, what other wear is just darn right fascinating. And this week it’s the iconic travel watch, the Rolex GMT. Here are 8 faces you may recognise sporting the watch originally made for Pan-Am pilots any of them fly, not sure. Let me know in the comments below if they do!

First up, American actor Mark Wahlberg is one of a handful of respected entertainers who successfully made the transition from teen pop idol to acclaimed actor. A Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee for The Departed in 2006, Wahlberg also is a solid comedy actor, proven by his starring role in Ted in 2012. Mark Wahlberg also likes his cars and watches, spotted wearing a gold Rolex GMT here.

John Mayer, the American singer, songwriter, and guitarist is a multi-award winner and all-round fascinating dude. He is also a watch collector – known for his passion for vintage Patek and IWC, in this shot you can see him wearing a Rolex “Batman” GMT.

Emmy-winning talk show host Ellen Lee DeGeneres is one of the most recognised faces on TV. Her wit and charm are unmatched, but what few know, is that she is also an avid watch collector. Here she is rocking a Rolex GMT Pepsi. She has also been spotted wearing a wide array of vintage Patek and Rolex.

An actor and producer Brad Pitt is quite simply the man. When people say guys want to be him and woman want to be with him, they are inevitably talking about Pitt. Brad is a stylish dude, having been an ambassador for both Omega and currently Breitling, here he is sporting a Rolex GMT Master for the movie Ocean's 13.

Brad Pitt Rolex GMT Master

Fans worldwide have been flocking to see Stallone's films for over 30 years, making "Sly" one of Hollywood's biggest-ever box office draws. Sylvester Stallone is a Hollywood icon, and here is the man sporting a stainless-steel Pepsi GMT-Master on a Jubilee bracelet.

One of the British theatre's most famous faces, Daniel Craig, who waited tables as a struggling teenage actor with the National Youth Theatre, has gone on to star as James Bond in Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, Spectre and No Time to Die set for release in 2021. Here Daniel is spotted wearing a Rolex GMT Master II Pepsi.

A phenom almost from the moment he could first kick a soccer ball, David Beckham began playing for Manchester United, at 18, and was a starter by age 20. Known for his sartorial interest and official ambassadorial role with Tudor – Rolex’s sister brand David has been spotted wearing a wide array of watches. Here he is wearing a vintage Root Beer Rolex GMT.

Steve Carell, one of America's most versatile comics. After graduating from Denison University in Granville, Ohio, he moved to Chicago where he taught an improvisational comedy class and performed with The Second City troupe, alongside Stephen Colbert. Steve was spotted here wearing a Rolex Batman GMT with blue 24 hour bezel.

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