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Gift of the jab What a pressie: We take a look at the lavish gifts stars dole out to family and friends

McGregor's €100k car is in ha'penny place as stars give waterfalls, $1m in cash and a house of mum's choice

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Conor McGregor gave Taylor a new Range Rover

Conor McGregor gave Taylor a new Range Rover

Conor McGregor's niece Taylor with her new Range Rover Evoque

Conor McGregor's niece Taylor with her new Range Rover Evoque

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Conor McGregor gave Taylor a new Range Rover

Conor McGregor's niece Taylor was overjoyed this week when she picked up the keys to a new car that the UFC superstar gifted her.

It's estimated the Range Rover Evoque cost McGregor anything between €50,000 and €100,000.

The 32-year-old MMA star surprised his 20-year-old niece Taylor as the family ­celebrated her mum Erin's 40th birthday.

Taylor took to Instagram to show off her new wheels and posted a photo of herself standing proudly beside her big surprise.

This is not the first time McGregor has ­lavished gifts on members of his family, ­having previously bought his sisters expensive ­handbags, shoes, clothes and watches.

Conor is not the first celebrity to open their wallets and shower their nearest and dearest family and friends with signs of their generosity and affection.

Stars have forked out on pressies ranging from extravagant cars to bizarre items like waterfalls and pieces of the Berlin wall.

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SERGIO AGUERO

After spending a decade at Manchester City and recently joining Barcelona, Sergio Aguero is a star not only on the football field.

The 33-year-old Argentinian bought 60 First-Team staff members either a Hublot or Tag Heuer watch, engraved with the classy message of 'Gracias - Kun Aguero!'

The price of said watches is between €1,150 and €2,000.

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He then entered everyone into a raffle to win his recently purchased Range Rover Evoque - which was won by an incredibly grateful kitman.

One final gesture saw Aguero make a sizeable donation to the end-of-season cash fund, which goes towards buying Christmas presents for support staff.

GEORGE CLOONEY

The movie heartthrob recently confirmed that he once gave 14 close friends $1m each.

Casamigos business partner Rande Gerber first relayed the story about the suitcases stuffed with cash back in 2017.

The 60-year-old actor arranged a dinner party, at which his friends were seated at a table and told to look under their seats, where each had a briefcase stuffed with $1m.

"Amal and I had just met, but we weren't dating at all," Clooney recently revealed. "I was a single guy. All of us were aging. I was 52 or something. And most of my friends are older than me.

"And I thought, what I do have are these guys who've all, over a period of 35 years, helped me in one way or another," he said, listing everything his friends had done for him.

"And I thought, you know, without them I don't have any of this. And we're all really close, and I just thought basically if I get hit by a bus, they're all in the will. So why the f**k am I waiting to get hit by a bus?"

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Kim Kardashian brought her friends to party in Tahiti

Kim Kardashian brought her friends to party in Tahiti

Kim Kardashian brought her friends to party in Tahiti

 

KIM KARDASHIAN

Kim jetted off to a private island in Tahiti last ­October for her 40th birthday and brought her best friends and family along for the ride.

"For my birthday this year, I couldn't think of a better way to spend it than with some of the people who have helped shaped me into the woman I am today," she wrote via Instagram at the time, adding that she surprised her "inner circle" with the trip.

The reality star added: "We danced, rode bikes, swam near whales, kayaked, and watched a movie on the beach and so much more."

On the downside, it has since emerged that Kim and several members of her family ­contracted Covid as a result of the trip.

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Dwayne brought his mother, Ata, a house.

Dwayne brought his mother, Ata, a house.

Dwayne brought his mother, Ata, a house.

 

DWAYNE 'THE ROCK' JOHNSON

Dwayne brought his mother, Ata, to tears when he gifted her a house of her choice in December 2018.

"This one felt good," Johnson (49) captioned the heartwarming video of his mom's reaction. "I told her to treat this card like it's 'Willy Wonka's Golden Ticket' because she gets to choose any home she wants - anywhere she wants." He added, "I always say, if you got a good mama, then you gotta pretty good shot at becoming a decent human being."

And he added: "And somehow, ­somewhere along the line I became one lucky SOB to be able to make stuff like this happen."

KYLIE JENNER

The TV personality has a long history of bestowing her loved ones with high-priced goods. For mother Kris Jenner's 63rd birthday in 2018, Kylie gifted her a €200,000 red 488 Gran Turismo Berlinetta Ferrari.

The 23-year-old billionaire also presented her former best friend Jordyn Woods with a new €100,000 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE 63 Coupe in September 2017.

Ex-boyfriend Tyga was the recipient of a $60,000 bracelet from the makeup mogul in November 2016.

TRAVIS SCOTT

Kylie's not the only one doling out fancy cars. The 29-year-old Butterfly Effect rapper presented Kylie with the ultimate 21st birthday present in August 2018: a vintage Rolls-Royce.

The entrepreneur also revealed the gold-wrapped box her former boyfriend had waiting for her under the tree, labelled "Wifey", in early December 2018.

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Brad always wanted a waterfall so Angelina gave it to him, to build his house over

Brad always wanted a waterfall so Angelina gave it to him, to build his house over

Brad always wanted a waterfall so Angelina gave it to him, to build his house over

 

ANGELINA JOLIE

In December 2012, the Mr & Mrs Smith actress gifted her then-boyfriend, Brad Pitt, with an ­actual waterfall in California, as both a Christmas and birthday present (the actor turned 48 on December 18 of that year).

It was a longtime dream of Pitt's to build a home around a waterfall, in the style of the 1939 Frank Lloyd Wright Pennsylvania property Fallingwater.

As if that wasn't enough, the 45-year-old actress later bought him a heart-shaped island, 50 miles off the coast of New York City for €10m for his 50th birthday. The island came equipped with a heli-pad and two homes designed by Pitt's hero architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Beckham gave Posh an albino crock handbag

Beckham gave Posh an albino crock handbag

Beckham gave Posh an albino crock handbag

 

DAVID BECKHAM

In 2008 David Beckham gave his wife Victoria an albino Nile crocodile Himalayan Birkin handbag, which featured 18-karat gold hardware and roughly 245 diamonds, which cost the former Manchester United football star about €100,00, which would go nice with the Bulgari diamond necklace lavished on her in 2006.

The 46-year-old star has also given her 14 engagement rings, over their years together as well as a vineyard in the Napa valley in California. And he reputedly once gave her a platinum-covered vibrator worth €1.6m.

TOM KAULITZ

The guitarist set a very high bar after giving his wife, Heidi Klum, a piece of the Berlin Wall for her 47th birthday.

"It's the German wall! It's the Berlin German Wall," the model gushed about the present during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last month.

"My husband was actually born in East Berlin, and I've been there many, many times.

"Obviously, I love Germany. This is where I'm from, even though I've been [in the United States] longer than I've been in Germany. So he gave this to me for my birthday," she explained.

Klum (48) said the gift now sits in her garden, adding, "I loved it. It's beautiful. I mean, it's beautiful that it's broken and it's not standing there anymore, doing what they intended it to do, so I love it as an art piece in the garden."

KATY PERRY

Katy Perry surprised her former husband Russell Brand with a seat aboard Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic space ship for the sky-high price of $200,000 for two tickets.

Passengers on this plane have the chance to experience anti-gravity for five minutes before re-entering the Earth's atmosphere.

Perry (36) purchased herself and Brand both a ticket so they could celebrate his 35th birthday, but he'll have to find someone else to go with, as they've since split up.

JAMIE FOXX AND ROBERT DOWNEY JNR

Close pals Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr love to horse around with each other - literally.

Downey and his family purchased a ranch in Malibu, California, Foxx (53) was reportedly 'appalled' by the empty stables and bought Downey two horses.

The Iron Man was impressed, and Downey (56) gifted Foxx the 1967 vintage El Camino that Tony Stark himself drove in Iron Man.

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