Famous XJS owners

An acquaintance of mine, while boasting about his Porsche 998 and the “who’s who” that had owned a 998, asked if I could match his list with famous owners of the XJS. Not wanting to appear ignorant as I didn’t know any of the names he was dropping and not being able to go any further than Frank Sinatra, Princess Dianna and Fergie, I chose to take up the challenge later.
So I snuck off and did a little Googling and came up with this list…
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Famous owners of Jaguar XJS cars
Frank Sinatra XJS Coupe (Crooner)
Tom Petty XJS Convertible (of Tom petty and the Heartbrakes)
Princess Dianna XJS Cabriolet (Royal)
Fergie XJS Cabriolet (Royal)
Anna Nicole Smith XJS Coupe (Playboy playmate of the year 1993)
Barbara Edwards XJS Coupe(Playboy playmate 1984)
Dorothy Stratten XJS Coupe (Playboy playmate of the year 1980)
Joann Jett XJS Convertible ( American rock singer, songwriter, composer, musician, record producer and occasional actress. )
Jerry Hall XJS Coupe (American model and actress, also known for her former common law relationship with Mick Jagger with whom she has four children.)
2Pac (Tupacs) XJS Convertible. (American Rapper 2007)
Justin Bieber XJS Convertible (who?)
Tom Walkinshaw XJS Coupe (Racing Car Driver/Owner)

can anybody add to this list?? I want to make sure I nail the blighter.

Trev
1982 XJS V12
1982 Daimler Vanden Plah (XJ6)

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BARBIE

You win the internet!!!

She is more famous than all of them.

bob

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Jose Canseco, XJS convertible (professional baseball player who, on 3 occasions, hit a homerun into the 5th (top) deck of the Toronto baseball stadium, a distance exceeding 450 feet).

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Dick Van Dyke (has practically each new Jag when it comes out).

I wonder if she has my book…

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i wonder if she has the V12?.. I wonder if Ken is doing her services in his khaki overalls?.. maybe Mattel could release a disheveled Ken frustrated and covered in oil?

MAN BUN KEN is likely the one maintaining the car!!!

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Karen Carpenter of the musical duo “The Carpenters” had an XJ-S coupe.

Regards,

Paul M. Novak

1990 Series III V12 Vanden Plas
1990 XJ-S Classic Collection convertible
1987 XJ6 Vanden Plas
1984 XJ6 Vanden Plas
1969 E-Type FHC
1957 MK VIII Saloon
Ramona, CA USA

Princess Diana had an XJ-SC (Cabriolet) yes but Fergie had an XJ-S Convertible.
The Godfather of Soul had an XJ-SC
Tom Devlin Golfer had an XJ-SC.

Patrick Stewart
" In England, I have my California Jag. I bought it in '89 — convertible, of course, because it was California. An XJ-S 12-cylinder. It’s a monster. It’s in my will. I bequeathed it to my son."

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Who’s been driving your car??
Thank you to those who responded to the question of “what famous persons have owned an XJS”.
The only question that is now left is “who is the most famous person to ever own a Jaguar XJS”. I suppose the criterion would be… whose name would be the most recognisable throughout the world.

_ IMHO the most famous person from the top down._
Barbie XJS Convertible (Ken’s other half)
Princess Dianna XJS Cabriolet (Royal)
Frank Sinatra XJS Coupe (Crooner)
The Saint XJS Coupe (return of the saint series)
Dick Vandyke. XJS Coupe (Actor)
Fergie XJS Convertible(Royal)
James Brown (Blues singer… the Godfather of Soul)
Justin Bieber XJS Convertible (who?)
Patrick Stewart XJS Cabriolet (Actor)
Karen Carpenter XJS Coupe (Singer/songwriter)
Jerry Hall XJS Coupe (American model and actress, also known for her former partner, Mick Jagger, with whom she has four children.)
Tom Petty XJS Convertible (of Tom petty and the Heartbreaks)
Tom Walkinshaw XJS Coupe/s (Racing Car Driver/Owner)
2Pac (Tupacs) XJS Convertible. (American Rapper 2007)
Anna Nicole Smith XJS Coupe (Playboy playmate of the year 1993)
Barbara Edwards XJS Coupe (Playboy playmate 1984)
Dorothy Stratten XJS Coupe (Playboy playmate of the year 1980)
Joann Jett XJS Convertible ( American rock singer, songwriter, composer, musician, record producer and occasional actress. )
Base baller players are only famous in base ball countries and so didn’t make the list (sorry about that)
Obviously some will disagree but that’s life and Jags.

I still think to be realistic Matel should release a “Ken the mechanic”, overalls, grease and all.
Trev

I’m sure I saw Bill Wyman driving an XJS coupe near Worthing in early 1980s. Worthing is near West Wittering where Keith Richards had his famously raided house. Long before I could afford expensive toys.

Jim XJS cabriolet 1984

Gareth Hunt who played Gambit along side Joanna Lumbley and Patrick McNee in the 70/80’s
British series The New Avengers. He had an XJS in the series.
Also dare I mention Jimmy Savile the infamous DJ owned at least one. Cheers Richard

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Sir Patrick Stewart loved hisspoke of it on Top Gear.

Way back when I saw a pic of Dylan driving one…

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