Julien’s Auctions is pleased to announce our annual Hollywood Legends auction featuring Property From The Career of David Hasselhoff taking place on Friday, April 11th and Saturday, April 12th.
This extraordinary collection features hundreds of items from Hasselhoff’s career as an actor, singer, and producer. Additionally Hasselhoff stars in the new unscripted series “Celebrity Home Raiders” also starring Darren Julien and Martin Nolan of Julien’s Auctions. From 1982-1986 Hasselhoff starred as Michael Knight in one of the most iconic television shows of all time, “Knight Rider.” He followed the success of Knight Rider in 1989 with “Baywatch” where he is acknowledged in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most watched television star of all time.
Julien’s Auctions will offer David’s personal KITT car which was given to Hasselhoff by his fans. The 1986 Pontiac Firebird has a 305 5.0 liter V8 engine with carburetor. The car has brand new tires and paint, Lamborghini-style doors, air bags, and full “KITT” customization. Other items include David Hasselhoff’s German BRAVO Award, his personal Harley Davidson motorcycle, a Baywatch lifeguard jacket and much more. Many of the items to be featured in the auction appear on the highly anticipated new unscripted series “Celebrity Home Raiders.” The new series premieres on Lifetime Television on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT with Hasselhoff’s episode airing the next week, Thursday, March 13th at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. This entire episode is devoted to Hasselhoff, when host Kit Hoover along with auctioneers Darren Julien and Martin Nolan reminisce about his career as they search through his collection of beloved treasures to be auctioned for his favorite charity, the Starlight Foundation. The television show gives viewers a chance to see him talk about his personal KITT car and discuss the history and sentiment of some of his personal memorabilia going into the Hollywood Legends auction.
In 1989 Hasselhoff performed at the Berlin Wall during a New Year’s Eve event celebrating the fall of the Wall and saw his pop hit “Looking for Freedom” become one of the most popular songs of the era in Europe. Up for auction are numerous German “Bravo” Awards from his singing career, a Wurlitzer jukebox with a selection of Hasselhoff songs (including songs he personally selected), his personal Fender acoustic guitar and case, and several ensembles from his personal wardrobe collection which were worn on stage and screen.
“The Hoff” is an avid automobile aficionado, taking part in the annual Gumball 3000, an international car rally with exotic and powerful sports cars. Included in the auction will be an official Gumball 3000 shirt. His 100th anniversary edition Harley-Davidson motorcycle is also a featured lot in the auction.
Other Hasselhoff items up for auction include the “Hoff Boardwalk” sign used on-set for the highly-rated Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff. The sign was fabricated to look like the Santa Monica Pier boardwalk sign. Also going under the hammer are pieces of furniture owned by the Hoff including two decorative chandeliers, a decorative mirror, two side tables, a Yamasa slot machine, and various posters and billboards from Hasselhoff’s work in The Producers, Jekyll & Hyde, Nick Fury, Baywatch, Knight Rider, and others.
Also part of the Hollywood Legends auction are items from iconic Hollywood stars such as: Jonathan Winters, Greta Garbo, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Bruce Lee, and so many more. Please visit soon with an updated list of highlights in this incredible offering of Hollywood Legends.