Celebrities Who Are Secret Geeks
This is a list of celebrities who are secret geeks. It has never been cooler to be a geek, and some of Hollywood's most famous are amongst the nerd herd. Some celebrities geek out for science fiction and comic books, while others are brilliant scholars with PhDs. Some famous people have made a career out of being a geek, and some keep their secret inner-nerd from the world.
Who is the most famous person who is a secret geek? Angelina Jolie tops our list. Jolie has been eye-candy for geeks all over the world in her role as video game vixen Lara Croft, but she is a geek in her own right. The Mr. and Mrs. Smith actress collects first edition books and antique daggers. She has discussed her nerdiness, stating, "I’m kind of a closet geek, so I talk about a lot of different things." Other famous actresses that are secret geeks include Meghan Fox, Mila Kunis, and Natalie Portman.
Some famous men are also secretly nerdy. Titanic star Leonardo DiCaprio collects action figures. Apparently, he has an impressive collection of figures from He-Man and Star Wars. Pop star Justin Bieber is an expert at solving the iconic 80s toy, the Rubix cube. There are several YouTube clips of the pop star solving a Rubix cube in under 120 seconds.
Check out the celebrity nerds below, and find out the secret hobbies that make them nerds in real life.
- Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Geeks out on: First edition books and antique daggers
"I’m kind of a closet geek, so I talk about a lot of different things," she said.
- Birthplace: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America
Geeks out on: Star Wars, comic books
Megan Fox revealed that she is a Star Wars geek in 2013, when she tweeted a photo of a life-size R2D2 cut-out. The Transformers star is also a fan of video games and comic books. At Comic Con 2009, Fox told MTV news about some of her favorite comics, "I want to go look at some Witchblade comics. And J. Scott Campbell, I'm a fan of him. I want to see if they have some Gen-13 around."Megan Denise Fox (born May 16, 1986) is an American actress and model. She began her acting career in 2001, with several minor television and film roles, and played a regular role on the Hope & Faith ...more
- Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine
Geeks out on: Science
Natalie Portman was a science geek in high school. The Thor actress competed in the semifinals of the Intel Science Talent Search was she was a teen.
- Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America
Geeks out on: the radio
In this world of MP3s and iTunes, Beyoncé still loves to geek out with an old-fashioned radio. Apparently, she loves the radio so much that she wrote the song "Radio" about it in 2008.Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé performed in various singing and dancing competitions ...more
- Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Geeks out on: DIY
Taylor Swift's secret hobby is making homemade snow globes. In 2011, Swift shared a photo of her wintery creations on Instagram with the caption, "Homemade snow globes with friends. The whole fleet!"Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter. She is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which have received widespread media coverage. Born and raised ...more
- Birthplace: Chernivtsi, Ukraine
Geeks out on: Star Trek
Mila Kunis is a secret Trekky. The Black Swan actress has visited the Star Trek Experience in Las Vegas and has the autograph of Leonard Nimoy. She is also a big fan of "World of Warcraft."Milena Markovna "Mila" Kunis (; Ukrainian: Мілена Марківна Куніс; born August 14, 1983) is an American actress. In 1991, at the age of seven, she moved from Soviet Ukraine to the United States with ...more