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19 Actors Who Sing in Bands

Updated August 14, 2019 55.1k views19 items

This list contains information about celebrities who sing in bands, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several celebrities and actors are also talented musicians and many of them sing in bands. Some of these famous folks are in successful rock bands, while others are in bands that fly under the radar. One famous sitcom star is also in a successful indie rock duo.

Who is the most famous celebrity who sings in a band? Jared Leto tops this list. The Dallas Buyers Club actor sings and plays guitar, bass, and keyboards in the band Thirty Seconds to Mars. The band has won several awards.

Several famous women also sing in bands. “New Girl” actress Zooey Deschanel sings and plays the piano and the ukulele in the band She & Him. Juliette Lewis provides the vocals for the band Juliette and the Licks, and Taylor Momsen provides lead vocals and rhythm guitar in the band The Pretty Reckless.

Which band with a celebrity singer had you heard of before? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

  • Jared Leto
    Photo: Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0

    Oscar-winning actor Jared Leto sings and plays guitar, bass, and keyboards in the band 30 Seconds to Mars.

    • Born: 1971-12-26
    • Age: 44
    • Birthplace: Bossier City, Louisiana, USA
    • Credits: Requiem for a Dream, Dallas Buyers Club, Mr. Nobody, Artifact
  • Zooey Deschanel sings and plays the piano and the ukulele in the band She & Him.

    • Born: 1980-01-17
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
    • Credits: Elf, (500) Days of Summer, Yes Man, Almost Famous

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  • Mark Wahlberg
    Photo: Kathy Reesey / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain

    Mark Wahlberg provided vocals for the group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch.

    • Born: 1971-06-05
    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Credits: Boogie Nights, The Fighter, Lone Survivor, Prisoners
  • Russell Crowe sings and plays guitar in the band Russell Crowe & The Ordinary Fear of God. He was also a member of the Australian rock band 30 Odd Foot of Grunts.

    • Born: 1964-04-07
    • Age: 56
    • Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand
    • Credits: Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind, L.A. Confidential, Les Misérables

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