List of celebrities who know martial arts, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, actresses, musicians, and athletes are trained in various martial arts. Some celebrities are black belts in Karate while others study Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Several Hollywood actors began studying the martial arts in preparation for roles in popular action films.
Several musicians also know martial arts. Willie Nelson earned a black belt in Taekwondo. Megadeath musician Dave Mustaine has a black belt in Karate and Taekwondo, and Tool front man Maynard James Keenan trains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Lou Reed practiced Tai Chi on a daily basis, reportedly for up to three hours at a time.Do you think that being trained in martial arts helps these celebs in their lives and careers? Which martial arts have you studied? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
Jennifer Aniston is trained in Budokon.
Birthplace: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting, Film Director
Credits: Friends, We're the Millers, The Iron Giant, Office Space
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Actress Jessica Biel trains in martial arts in order to stay fit.
Birthplace: Ely, Minnesota, United States of America
Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor, Singer
Credits: The Illusionist, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, 7th Heaven, The A- Team
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Victoria's Secret model Adriana Lima is trained in Capoeira.
Birthplace: Salvador, Brazil
Profession: Fashion Model, Model, Supermodel
Credits: Spike Guys' Choice Awards, The Hire: The Follow, The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, Pista Duplasee more on Adriana Lima
Gisele Bündchen incorporates Kung Fu into her workout routine.
Birthplace: Três de Maio, Brazil
Profession: Television producer, Fashion Model, Model, Supermodel, Actor
Credits: The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2006, The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2005, VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards, The Devil Wears Prada
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