WATCH | Singer Robbie Williams once splurged a million pounds on cars - and he can't drive!

Many people have to save money for a number of years to finally buy their very first car and even then, it most likely won't be a brand-new one.

But that was definitely not the case with British singer Robbie Williams.

Splash and dash

According to UK publication, the Mirror, the 46-year-old singer went on a spending spree, buying a total of five cars - a Porsche, Ferrari, 'Mercedes Russian gangster car, an Aston Martin and one he can't recall.

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Each car was priced well-over £170 000 (around R3.6-million) and cost £1-million in total.

The Mirror said he was in awe of Sir Elton John's car collection when he visited his home when he was still a fresh-faced teenager.

Read the original article here.

But if you think that spending a million pounds on five cars is crazy, the fact that the singer can't even drive is the icing on the cake.

Shortly after the cars arrived he then promptly sold off his purchases.

Compiled by: Robin Classen