Popular hobbies for celebrities

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Hobbies are very important for maintaining a balanced life and looking after your mental health. Multiple studies have shown that hobbies help us boost our happiness levels and relax after a stressful day.

It’s important to make some time for your hobbies even when your schedule is looking very busy. Even the busiest celebrities have their favorite hobbies that they make sure to carve out some time for. 

If you don’t know what your favorite hobby is yet or if you want to try some new activities, then this article is for you. We’ll explore some of the most popular hobbies in the celebrity world that you can try out for yourself. 

After listing the most popular ones, we’ll list some of the more original and unique ones. You might also find inspiration in that second category if you’re looking for a more unusual type of hobby.

Even if you already have your favorite hobby, we recommend trying some of the ones in this article. Remember that you are constantly changing and reinventing yourself as a human being which means your favorite hobby can easily change over time. 

You will probably find yourself attracted to new kinds of activities as you grow, change and enter new phases of your life. So, trying out some of these hobbies will always be helpful, as well as fun of course!

The most popular hobbies for celebrities 

Here are some of the most popular activities in the celebrity world. After exploring the most popular ones, we’ll explore the more unusual ones that celebrities have. 

  • Golf 

Most people aren’t surprised that golf is among the top celebrity hobbies. This sport is famously reserved to richer individuals who can afford to visit an expensive golf resort or invest in pricey golf equipment, outfits and gear. 

Some of the celebrities who love golf include Tom Holland, Celine Dion and Michael Jordan. 

  • Gaming

Many celebrities also enjoy blowing off some steam by playing games. Some like to play on their PC, others on a gaming console, and the rest on a mobile device. 

For example, in a recent interview for GQ, Pedro Pascal revealed that he likes playing games on his iPad. Daniel Craig is also a fan of gaming and particularly enjoys playing Grand Theft Auto. 

But gaming is not limited to the film industry celebs. Michael Phelps, a famous Olympic swimmer, confessed that he loves to play Call of Duty. 

Drake, a music industry giant, is reportedly obsessed with playing Fortnite in the recording studio. 

Those who want to try out this hobby can try playing slots at Virgin Games, download a gaming app on their phone, and/or invest in a gaming console.

 If you don’t know which game would suit you, we recommend trying out a different variety of games. 

You can also watch gameplays for free on platforms like YouTube and Twitch. By watching gameplays, you’ll see other gamers try out games you’re interested in trying out for yourself. 

It will give you the opportunity to see if the game is right for you and whether you enjoy that specific gaming genre. 

The more unusual hobbies that celebrities have 

Now that we’ve discussed the popular or mainstream celebrity hobbies, let’s talk about some of the more unique and original ones that some famous people have. 

  • Collecting unusual objects 

So many celebrities love collecting rare and/or strange objects. For example, top model Claudia Schiffer loves collecting insects. 

Tom Hanks is a fan of vintage typewriters. He has more than 250 vintage typewriters in his collection which is very impressive. 

Penelope Cruz enjoys collecting coat hangers which is a very unusual hobby but to each their own. Andrew Garfield likes collecting coins which is a more common hobby for collectors. 

Angelina Jolie loves to collect daggers and has reportedly bought her son Maddox some daggers for him to collect as well. Again, to each their own. 

  • Making honey 

Beyoncé’s hobby is making honey using the two beehives and the 80,000 bees she has at her home. During an interview, she said that in her household they make hundreds of honey jars per year. 

The reason behind this hobby? Her daughters’ bad allergies. 

Honey helps her daughters cope with their allergies because of its numerous therapeutic properties including anti-inflammatory properties.

Final thoughts

This article covered some of the most popular and some of the most original hobbies that celebrities have. 

There are many other celebrity hobbies that could not be covered in this article. Other hobbies that were not mentioned include knitting, snow globe making and gardening, among many others.  

For those of you who want to try something very different, you can even create your own hobby by mixing different activities that you like. You can also find a hobby that suits your needs by looking at available workshops and activities near your home.