August 15, 2012 BY John Kim
The art of collecting and appreciating sneakers is a global concept that sees no limit, but the cold hard truth is that the higher your cash flow, the better your sneaker collection! We’ve been fortunate to get a look inside a bunch of sneaker collections and closets over the last few years, starting with one of the most respected sneakerheads ever in the late DJ AM to the more recent uprisings of pro athletes and hip-hop stars, so we’ve compiled a nice feature of some celebrity-owned sneaker collections. Some of those listed here may not surprise you, like the aforementioned DJ AM, but some other fellas, like MLB pitcher Jeremy Guthrie, has one of the sickest sneaker containment rooms period. Of course, this isn’t a list of every major celebrity out there with an amazing sneaker collection, but enjoy this nice gathering of Celebrity Sneaker Collections below and let us know whose stash surprises you the most!
Adam Goldstein, aka DJ AM, is long considered to be one of the greatest sneakerheads who have ever lived regardless of his celebrity status. One of the original members of the West Coast-based Air Mack crew, DJ AM became world-renown for his sick stash of laces and his impeccable skills on the 1s and 2s. After his unfortunate passing in 2009, his massive sneaker collection was sold on eBay, with all proceeds going to the DJ AM Memorial Fund. DJ AM also designed a limited edition Nike Dunk High that was released posthumously in January of 2010.