When you think of celebrities, the glamorous world of red carpets and movie premieres often comes to mind. However, some of these high-profile women prefer the smell of motor oil to the scent of designer perfumes. For them, the ultimate freedom and escape don’t come from a luxurious vacation but from a bike ride down an open road. Let’s take a look at 15 famous celebrity women who love motorcycling as much as they love their day jobs in the spotlight.
1. Queen Latifah
The rapper, singer, and actress is known for her love of motorcycles. She has been spotted several times riding around, demonstrating her skills and passion for two-wheelers.
Singer Pink has often been photographed atop a bike. Her love for motorcycles is well-known, and she doesn’t shy away from expressing her enthusiasm for the biking culture.
3. Tricia Helfer
The actress, best known for her role on “Battlestar Galactica,” is an avid motorcyclist. She has often talked about how much she enjoys riding, especially for charitable events.
4. Michelle Rodriguez
Famed for her roles in action-packed films like “Fast & Furious,” Michelle Rodriguez’s love for adrenaline-pumping activities extends to motorcycles. She’s been seen riding both on and off the set.
The iconic singer and actress has been a motorcycle enthusiast for years. She has been photographed numerous times on bikes and has even incorporated them into her performances.
6. Jillian Michaels
The fitness trainer and TV personality is not just about burning calories in the gym; she also enjoys the thrill of a good bike ride. She owns a Harley and has often been seen riding around Los Angeles.
7. Danica Patrick
Although best known for her groundbreaking career in car racing, Danica Patrick also enjoys riding motorcycles in her free time.
8. Marisa Miller
The supermodel and actress has worked with Harley-Davidson on various campaigns. Her love for motorcycles is well-documented, and she is not just a poster girl; she rides.
9. Katee Sackhoff
Another “Battlestar Galactica” alum, Katee Sackhoff is an enthusiastic biker. She has custom bikes and frequently takes part in charity rides.
10. Milla Jovovich
The “Resident Evil” star loves motorcycles and often shares her adventures on social media. Her roles often require a level of physicality, and she brings that same energy to her love of riding.
11. Katy Perry
The pop sensation has been seen a few times on motorcycles, showing a different side of herself that fans don’t often get to see.
12. Kristin Davis
The “Sex and the City” star has been photographed riding motorcycles, proving that she’s not just about cosmopolitans and Manolo Blahniks.
An icon of the ’60s, actress and singer Ann-Margret was an avid motorcyclist. She broke barriers for women riders during an era when it was less common for women to ride.
14. Lauren Hutton
The model and actress has had a long-standing love affair with motorcycles. She’s ridden across various terrains and has even survived a crash, demonstrating her enduring passion for the sport.
15. Brigitte Bardot
The French actress and model, a symbol of 1950s and ’60s glamour, was also an enthusiastic biker. Photos from the era often show her on a variety of bikes, from casual scooters to more powerful motorcycles.
These famous women prove that the lure of the open road, the thrill of acceleration, and the satisfaction of mastering a machine are universal joys. They remind us that motorcycling is not just for a specific “type” of person but is a passion that can be embraced by anyone, regardless of their day job—even if that job happens to be a world-famous celebrity.