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Who Should Host the 2021 Oscars?

Updated October 8, 2020 19.8k votes 1.0k voters 4.1k views130 items

List RulesVote up the celebs you would most like to see host the Oscars. Repeat hosts are okay.

Who should host the next Oscars? Academy Award hosts throughout the years have been hilarious, fallen flat, caused controversy, and everything in between! Some of the best Oscar hosts were people you wouldn't expect, but who had the charisma and skills to do the job right. This list of who should host the Oscars includes actors, actresses, musicians, and potent personalities who could carry the weight of one of the biggest award season events. In 2020, the Academy Awards chose to have previous Oscar hosts Steve Martin and Chris Rock to do the opening monologue.

Dwayne Johnson, Jason Momoa, and Ryan Reynolds all might just have the right combination of looks, charm, and personality to comfortably hold court during the Academy Award ceremony. Their action-hero histories might also make them a more modern choice that can keep the Oscars relevant.

For a different kind of charm and a guarantee you'll be laughing with the ceremony and not at it, actors and personalities like Chrissy Teigen, Mindy Kaling, and Tiffany Haddish are favorites. Hosts who can truly improvise rather than react along with the teleprompter like SNL alums like Maya Rudolph and Amy Poehler - the latter of which already hosted a successful Golden Globes - would make for a memorable event.

Vote up the people who should host the Oscars and add any celebrities you think we snubbed.

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    Tom Hanks

    Age: 64

    BirthplaceConcord, California, United States of America

    Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker. Known for both...  more
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    Cassandra Lucas

    Cassandra Lucas is a singer best known for her work in the '90s group Changing Faces....  more
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    BirthplaceCompton, USA, California

    Anthony Anderson (born August 15, 1970) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and game show...  more
  • Rashad Haughton4
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    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Rashad Haughton is an American writer, film director and screenwriter. He is the older brother...  more
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    Delroy Lindo

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceEltham, London, United Kingdom

    Delroy George Lindo (born 18 November 1952) is a British actor and theatre director. Lindo has...  more
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    JC Chasez

    Age: 44

    BirthplaceBowie, Maryland, United States of America

    Joshua Scott "JC" Chasez (; born August 8, 1976) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer,...  more
  • Ananda Lewis7
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    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Ananda Lewis (born March 21, 1973) is an American television personality, model and social...  more
  • Lindsay Lohan8
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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Lindsay Dee Lohan (; born July 2, 1986) is an American actress, singer-songwriter,...  more
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    Sparkle

    Age: 45

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Stephanie Edwards (born May 13, 1975), better known by her stage name Sparkle, is an American...  more
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    Shanice

    Age: 47

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Shanice Lorraine Wilson-Knox (née Wilson; born May 14, 1973), better known simply as Shanice,...  more
  • Rhea Perlman11
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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Rhea Jo Perlman (born March 31, 1948) is an American actress and author, best known for her...  more
  • Donald Trump12
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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 45th...  more
  • Michelle Pfeiffer13

    BirthplaceSanta Ana, California, United States of America

    Michelle Marie Pfeiffer (born April 29, 1958) is an American actress, producer and...  more
  • Bianca Lawson14
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    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Bianca Jasmine Lawson (born March 20, 1979) is an American film and television actress. She is...  more
  • Carson Daly15
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    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, United States of America

    Carson Jones Daly (born June 22, 1973) is an American television host, radio personality,...  more
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    Zhané ( zhah-NAY) was an American R&B/hip hop soul duo, best known for their 1993 hit "Hey Mr....  more
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    Willa Ford

    Age: 39

    BirthplaceUSA, Florida, Ruskin

    Amanda Lee Williford (born January 22, 1981), known by her stage name Willa Ford, is an...  more
  • Tracy Morgan18
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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Tracy Jamel Morgan (born November 10, 1968) is an American actor, voice artist, and comedian....  more
  • En Vogue19
    En Vogue is an American R&B/pop vocal group whose original lineup consisted of singers Terry...  more
  • Christina Aguilera20

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, actress...  more
  • Keri Hilson21
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    BirthplaceDecatur, Georgia, United States of America

    Keri Lynn Hilson (born December 5, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, vocal arranger and...  more
  • Keke Palmer22
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    BirthplaceHarvey, Illinois, United States of America

    Lauren Keyana "Keke" Palmer (born August 26, 1993) is an American actress, singer, rapper,...  more
  • The Muppets23
    The Muppets are an ensemble cast of puppet characters known for their absurdist, burlesque,...  more
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    Kourtney

    Age: 41

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, Beverly Hills, California, United States of America

    Kourtney Mary Kardashian (born April 18, 1979) is an American media personality, socialite,...  more
  • Mandy Moore25
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    BirthplaceNashua, New Hampshire, United States of America

    Amanda Leigh Moore (born April 10, 1984) is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She...  more