19 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Gamers

Celebrities… they’re just like us! And by “us” I mean gamers.


Brie Larson

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Brie has been very open about her love for video games in recent years and even has her own YouTube channel where she plays/streams games. One particular video worth highlighting is Brie teaching Tessa Thompson how to play Fourteen days. Because of her love for video games, Bries has even appeared in commercials for Nintendo, showing off her skills animal crossing and Ringfit adventure.


Matthew Perry

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Matthew Perry’s love of gaming runs so deep that he once told Ellen DeGeneres that he started developing carpal tunnel syndrome after playing too much of it Fallout 3. his love for Stand out even got Perry to take on a role Fallout: New Vegas as Benni.


Will Arnett

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star of BoJack Horseman and arrested developmentWill Arnett is an avid player of the call of Duty Franchise. In fact, his love for the games even led him to partner with Infinity Ward and provide voiceover work Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 in 2009. Arnett has also said he plays call of Duty online with celebrity friends like Jason Sudeikis.


Henry Cavill

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Though this revelation might not come as too surprising since Cavill is also the star of The Witcher TV adaptation on Netflix starring Geralt of Rivia, it’s worth noting that Cavill is a huge video game nerd himself! Cavill even built his own gaming PC! That shows true dedication to a player’s life.


Daniel Craig

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Like many of the celebs on this list, Daniel Craig is reportedly a huge fan of the Grand Theft Auto series, especially vice city. He’s also a big fan of, and has referenced, games with deep, complex lore and storylines gloriole as one of his favorite video games.


Serena Williams

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World famous tennis star Serena Williams has revealed herself as a true gaming fanatic. World-renowned tennis star Serena Williams has become known as a true gaming fan – specifically, she is a fan of the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). back to the 80’s. In an interview with Essence, Williams told the publication that she was a fan of Mike Tyson’s Punch Out!! and duck hunting. She’s even a firm believer in an ancient technique for making old game cartridges work again (blow air on them and the system over and over again). Can 100% confirm it works!


Naomi Osaka

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The second tennis star on this list, Osaka has repeatedly said that gaming has always been a big aspect of her life. Osaka mainly loves using games to deal with the stress of competition and the demands of traveling around the world, and she even helped design a custom skin for Fourteen days again in March 2022.



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That School of Rock star has been a longtime fan of video games since childhood and shares his love for games with over four million subscribers on his YouTube channel: JablinskiGames.

Sure, maybe he doesn’t play games most of the time, but technically it’s still a gaming channel!



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Drake is a huge one Fourteen days Fan and even broke records with his joint stream with popular Twitch gamer Ninja. Their stream where the duo played Fourteen days, broke the non-tournament record for most watched stream by a single player with over 635,000 concurrent viewers.


Kim Kardashian

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Figuring out that Kim Kardashian is a big gamer herself took some research, but apparently Kim did it in 2012 Twitter several times to discuss their excitement about the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Reveal trailer. Who knows if Kim is still keeping up with the franchise, but back in 2012, she was proven to be one of the game’s biggest fans!


Vin Diesel

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Vin Diesel is reportedly a huge Dungeons & Dragons fan and has been very open about his love for the classic table-top RPG. In addition, Diesel will soon star in an adaptation of Ark: Survival Evolved, a game he has long been a fan of, having been introduced to the series by his son.

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