Owning a sports team is a dream any fan has and if you have the money to do so, you can actually achieve the dream. When it comes to owning a sports team, you need to have a lot of money to do it. Celebrities are one such group of people who have a lot of fortune to do so. So here is a list of celebrities who own sports teams.

Newman-Haas Racing- Paul Newman

Paul Newman is a man of many talents, which is apparent from his career as an actor, his businesses, philanthropy and his interest in racing. He drove as an amateur and professional race car driver. The thrill of racing made him buy a racing team in 1983 with his buddy Carl Haas.

The St. Paul Saints- Bill Murray

Bill Murray has been very open about his love for baseball and is a huge fan of the Chicago Cubs. He has had quite a bit of success by investing in sports teams. The biggest investment though was when he bought minority ownership in the Minnesota St. Paul Saints.

USFL Tampa Bay Bandits- Burt Reynolds

Burt Reynolds had an extremely successful acting career in the seventies and eighties because of movies like “Smokey And The Bandit”. He bought a stake in United States Football League’s Tampa Bay Bandits from the fortune he had made by acting. The name, as you can judge, was inspired by his movie title¬†“Smokey And The Bandit”.

MLS Seattle Sounders- Drew Carey

Drew Carey, the host of “The Price Is Right”, is a household name i the United States for all the entertainment he has provided for people on TV. His love for soccer was widely known and he appreciated the sport in many ways. He purchased a minority share in a Major League Soccer Team, Seattle Sounders.

Miami Dolphins-Gloria Estefan

Gloria Estefan, born and raised in Miami, purchased a stake in the Miami Dolphins baseball team along with her husband, Emilio Estefan. Gloria has been a fan of the team ever since 1972 when they went undefeated for the entire series. It is a dream come true for her, she claims.

Brooklyn Nets- Jay-Z

Shawn Carter, more popularly known as Jay-Z, was born and raised in Brooklyn. He has also been a basketball fan ever since he was a child. Jay-Z has been known for his business acumen apart from his raps, and he made one emotional purchase in 2004 when he bought a stake in the Brooklyn Nets.