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GMT-Master II: 7 Celebrities Sporting A Rolex Watch To Check Out

GMT-Master II: 7 Celebrities Sporting A Rolex Watch To Check Out

The GMT-Master, introduced in 1955 by the Swiss luxury watchmaker, the Rolex, was originally designed to view the time simultaneously within two separate time zones as a navigational instrument for professionals traversing the globe. The GMT-Master II, the successor to the original model, was released in 1982, with a new movement that ensures ease of use. A larger audience of world travelers has been drawn by its combination of peerless versatility, robustness, and immediately identifiable aesthetics. Not surprisingly, the Rolex GMT-Master watch is also frequently seen on popular wrists. Here are only a few celebrities wearing a GMT-Master watch from Rolex.

1. Sylvester Stallone (GMT-Master II ‘SARU’)

Known for his action-packed roles in movies such as Rocky, Rambo, and The Expendables, American actor and director Sylvester Stallone owns a Rolex GMT-Master II SARU with a reference 116759. It is one of the GMT Master ii varieties introduced by Rolex in 2007.

A black dial and 18k white gold, scratch-resistant sapphire are featured in this watch, with the top of the lugs and crown guards decorated with diamonds. It also characterizes an arrow-tipped hand that circles the dial once every 24 hours, as well as a 24-hour graduated bidirectional rotatable bezel. The red and blue Cerachrom bezel profusely set with diamonds, rubies, and sapphires is credited to the SARU model. This impressive model celebrates color coordination reminiscent of the iconic GMT models worn by pilots in the 1980s, which is a great treasure for the years to come.

This model’s sophistication shows a lot of unforgettable moments in the past, just like Stallone’s career, which struggled at the beginning and shines today successfully.

2. Ellen DeGeneres (GMT-Master II ‘Pepsi’)

American TV host, comedian, writer and producer, Ellen DeGeneres, who is famous for her Ellen DeGeneres Show, is always seen to wear different Rolex watches while hosting the popular show and GMT-Master II is one of them.

The GMT-Master II with a reference 126710BLRO features a black dial that has high legibility in all circumstances because of its Chromalight display and a stainless steel case with a screw-down case back. This 40 mm has a red and blue Cerachrom bezel and is created to display the time during intercontinental flights simultaneously in two different time zones. The five-piece link Jubilee bracelet was equipped for flexibility and comfort. Aside from that, it has a folding safety clasp preventing accidental opening and an EasyLink comfort extension link that allows the bracelet length to extend up to 5 mm.

3. Trevor Noah (GMT-Master II Everose Gold)

South African host of the American satirical news program, The Daily Show, Trevor Noah, was seen wearing the Everose gold GMT-Master II reference 126715CHNR his IG post last 2018.

The professional watch GMT-Master II in 18 ct Everose gold features a black dial and a solid brown and black Cerachrom bidirectional rotatable 24-hour graduated bezel with molded numerals and graduations that allow the users to travel without compromising the accuracy of their timekeeping to adjust to their new time zone. The 18 ct Everose gold, created and introduced in 2005 and exclusive only to Rolex, is used in its Oyster bracelet. The 40 mm round case was made up of scratch-resistant sapphire and Cyclops lens over the date crystal. It has a power reserve of approximately 70 hours and water resistance of up to 100 meters.

4. Tom Selleck (GMT-Master II ‘Pepsi’)

One of the celebrities with a huge Rolex watches collection is Tom Selleck, an American actor known for his breakout role as Thomas Magnum in the TV series Magnum, P.I. On his collection includes the GMT-Master II Pepsi reference 1675.

This 1570 automatic model consists of a case with an outstanding Pepsi or red and blue bezel and an Oyster Rivet bracelet with 13 connections and 80 end connections. With a creamy yellow hour marker and matching paws, the dial is shiny golden. The Pepsi GMT-Master II is a Vintage Rolex watch that is excellent with light wear on the case, bracelet, and clasp in general condition.

5. Rob Lowe (GMT-Master II Batman)

American Actor and producer, Rob Lowe, is one of the Rolex fans who has did not missed the chance when the GMT-Master II Ceramic Black and Blue Bezel Batman was still on the market.

The discontinued professional automatic watch GMT-Master II Batman reference 116710BLNR is featuring a black dial with a highly legible Chromalight, a long-lasting blue luminescence display, and a blue and black Cerachrom bidirectional rotatable 24-hour graduated bezel. Its case is made up of Oystersteel used in high-tech and the chemical industry and aerospace since it is highly resistant to corrosion. The 40 mm watch with Jubilee bracelet has a waterproofness of up to 100 meters and a power reserve of approximately 70 hours.

6. Orlando Bloom (GMT-Master II Pepsi)

Along with Tom Selleck, Orlando Bloom, an English actor famous for his breakthrough character as Legolas in The Lord of the Rings film series, is also GMT-Master II ‘Pepsi’ lover.

Created for Pan Am in 1959, this 1675 model is characterized by a red and blue ‘Pepsi’ 24-hour rotatable bezel. This is one of the Rolex watches stolen from him when a gang of thieves called ‘Bling Ring’ robbed in 2009, and afterward returned to him when the criminals apprehended him.

7. Daniel Craig (GMT-Master II ‘Pepsi’)

Daniel Craig, an English actor, known for his roles as James Bond, is just like the Bond who loves Rolex watches. One of his collections is the GMT Master II Pepsi Bezel reference 16710.

The watch with the iconic blue and red bezel is the GMT-inaugural Master’s color, now considered a classic. The case is made up of stainless steel (40mm) w/ red and blue “Pepsi” insert, holes case, and scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. Its dial is in black with Tritium hands and lume plots, and it is an Oyster bracelet is with an Oysterlock clasp. It is a common version of the line that has a manufacturing run that stretches almost twenty years and includes a refined 3185 Perpetual movement caliber. This reference 16710 closely mirrors the colors of the now-defunct Pan Am Company.

In A Nutshell

As a perfect symbol of peerless functionality and aesthetics, Rolex GMT-Master II is not surprising to catch the attention of many personalities. Its quality is even proven to be reliable when seen hugging the wrist of many famous stars.

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