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This list contains information about celebrities who are gamers, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, athletes, and musicians are avid gamers. Some of these celebrities like to play video games on computers while others prefer to play old school arcade games. Four famous Hollywood actors even play Xbox together.

Who is the most famous person who is a gamer? Stars like Mila Kunis and Megan Fox top this list. Fox likes to play Mortal Kombat. She says, "That game just works well with my brain. The way my brain fires signals works well with how that game works. And I'm just really good." Other celebrity girl gamers include Olivia Munn and Aisha Tyler. 

Several famous men are also gamers. Will Arnett reportedly plays Xbox with Jason Bateman, Jerry O'Connell, and Justin Theroux. He said, “I consider myself a gamer. When you look at the time spent gaming, versus other entertainment outlets whether it’s watching TV or watching movies; for me, I probably spend more time gaming. I want my videogames to be entertaining. You realize that videogames are a real outlet that needs to be taken seriously.” Other celebrity people who play video games include Justin Bieber, Eminem, and Zac Efron. 

Are you surprised by the high number of celebs that are gamers?


Mila Kunis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 29 Celebrities Who Are Gamers
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Mila Kunis likes to play Call of Duty and World of Warcraft.

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Age: 33

Birthplace: Chernivtsi, Ukraine

Profession: Model, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Black Swan, That '70s Show, Ted, Friends with Benefits

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Henry Cavill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 29 Celebrities Who Are Gamers
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An avid PC gamer, the Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice star missed the first call from Zack Snyder telling him he got the part of Clark Kent/Superman because he was playing World of Warcraft. Don't worry, Snyder called back shortly after, offering Cavill the role.

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Age: 33

Birthplace: Jersey, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories

Profession: Actor

Credits: Man of Steel, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Immortals, Stardust

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Justin Bieber is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 29 Celebrities Who Are Gamers
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Justin Bieber has talked about playing Call of Duty: Black Ops in interviews. He also likes playing Mario Kart and Halo.

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Age: 23

Birthplace: London, Canada

Profession: Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor Singer, + more

Credits: Justine Bieber: Never Say never, Justine Bieber's Believe, The Karate Kid, Step Up revolution

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Megan Fox is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 29 Celebrities Who Are Gamers
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Megan Fox likes to play Mortal Kombat. She says, "That game just works well with my brain. The way my brain fires signals works well with how that game works. And I'm just really good."

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Age: 30

Birthplace: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America

Profession: Model, Actor

Credits: Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Jennifer's Body

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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 29 Celebrities Who Are Gamers
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Eminem likes to play Call of Duty: Black Ops. He also partnered with Activision to provide a download code for The Marshall Mathers LP 2 and an exclusive song with each purchase of Call of Duty: Ghosts.

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Age: 44

Birthplace: Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper, Musician Film Producer, + more

Credits: 8 Mile, 21 Jump Street, The Longest Yard, The Equalizer

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Zac Efron is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 29 Celebrities Who Are Gamers
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Zac Efron is a big fan of the Halo series.

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Age: 29

Birthplace: San Luis Obispo, California, United States of America

Profession: Actor, Voice acting, Singer

Credits: 17 Again, High School Musical, The Lucky One, That Awkward Moment

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Snoop Dogg is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 29 Celebrities Who Are Gamers
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Snoop Dogg has called Call of Duty the "coolest game in the hood." He also provided his voice to CoD: Ghosts. He said, "What interested me most about the project is that my voice could be connected with a game that's so hip, that's so hood." Snoop also plays Halo.

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Age: 45

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Rapper, Television producer Musician, + more

Credits: Training Day, Turbo, Old School, Brüno

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Olivia Munn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 29 Celebrities Who Are Gamers
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Olivia Munn has said that she is "so addicted to video games." Her favorites include Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Guitar Hero.

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America

Profession: Television presenter, Comedian, Model, Author Actor, + more

Credits: Attack of the Show!, Magic Mike, Iron Man 2, Deliver Us from Evil

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