15 Incredibly Athletic Celebrities

  • 15 Incredibly Athletic Celebrities

    15 Incredibly Athletic Celebrities
    These celebs have it all: looks, fame, and even athletic skill.
  • George Clooney

    George Clooney
    The Oceans 11, 12 and 13 star was a basketball player at his high school in Kentucky.
  • Forest Whitaker

    Forest Whitaker
    Whitaker's first acting job was as a football player in the movie "Fast Times At Ridgemont High". It was natural for the guy who received a football scholarship to USC.
  • Matthew Perry

    Matthew Perry
    Better known as Chandler Bing, Perry played tennis in high school.
  • Jon Stewart

    Jon Stewart
    Before he became the host of "The Daily Show," Stewart was scoring goals as a midfielder for William and Mary. His 10 goals scored during his career was a good accomplishment.
  • Ed O'Neill

    Ed O'Neill
    Before he was funnyman and perpetual loser Al Bundy, O'Neill played football. He was offered a tryout for the Pittsburg Steelers but found acting was a better fit.
  • Joel McHale

    Joel McHale
    Joel may be a glutton for punishment. This actor/comedian walked on to the University of Washington football team where he was a backup tight end. That means he endured long practices as the target for the first teamers.
  • 2 Chainz (Tauheed Epps)

    2 Chainz (Tauheed Epps)
    He may have started his rap career while at North Clayton High in Georgia, but to pass the time he played a little basketball. He was even recruited by the University of Memphis.
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  • Tom Cruise

    Tom Cruise
    The Mission Impossible star was on his high school wrestling and soccer team until he injured his knee.
  • Matthew McConaughey

    Matthew McConaughey
    McConaughey was a tennis player and on the golf team at Longview High School in Texas. He was also voted Most Handsome by his classmates (no surprise there).
  • Josh Duhamel

    Josh Duhamel
    Josh was pursuing a chance at dental school while he attended Minot State University. While there, he was the second team quarterback for the Beaver football team.
  • Emma Watson

    Emma Watson
    Watson can heat up a movie screen, but is also quite good working off-screen. She played field hockey while attending Brown University.
  • Kurt Russell

    Kurt Russell
    Kurt Russell seems to have been making movies since he was a baby. The former Disney star found time to play baseball as a switch hitting second baseman.
  • Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

    Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
    The Rock is his pro wrestling nickname, but before that, Dwayne was a defensive star football player for powerhouse University of Miami.
  • Tina Fey

    Tina Fey
    Before her TV commercials and television career, Fey was an honor student and tennis player in high school. She somehow found time for the drama club and school newspaper, too! Talk about an overachiever.
  • Cheryl Crow

    Cheryl Crow
    Cheryl may be known for just "wanting to have a little fun" but as a high school senior she was an All-State hurdler in Missouri.
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