There are literally hundreds of celebrities who play paintball in the UK and around the world. Here are 16 Celebrities who regularly play paintball. If you are ever in doubt as to whether you should play or not, have a look through this list. You will be surprised who you may meet at the weekend.
David Beckham and his son
David Beckham is a retired English professional football player widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers ever. He was born on May 2, 1975, in London, England. Beckham was a midfielder for several football clubs, including Manchester United, Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, and Paris Saint-Germain. He won numerous domestic and international titles during his playing career and was known for his exceptional skill as a free-kick taker and his accurate crossing ability. Off the field, Beckham is also known for his fashion sense, philanthropy, and high-profile marriage to Victoria Beckham, a former member of the Spice Girls. David regularly plays paintball and his son plays for a UK Pro team based in London.
Boris Johnson is a British politician who was born on June 19, 1964, in New York City, USA. He served as the Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016 and was elected as the Member of Parliament for Uxbridge and South Ruislip in 2015. In 2019, he became the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after winning a leadership contest in the Conservative Party. Johnson is known for his distinctive appearance, including his messy blonde hair and rumpled clothing, as well as his bombastic and sometimes controversial speaking style. He has been a prominent figure in British politics for many years and is known for supporting Brexit, the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. Boris Johnson has been known to don his camo coveralls and play paintball in the woods around Surrey.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are both American actors who were once married. They met on the set of the movie “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” in 2004, while Pitt was still married to Jennifer Aniston. In 2005, Pitt and Aniston divorced, and he began a high-profile relationship with Jolie. They got married in 2014, but their marriage ended in a highly publicized divorce in 2016. Brad and Angelina play paintball and recently held a kid’s birthday party in the UK for their son.
B-Real and the rest of Cypress Hill
Louis Freese, known professionally as B-Real, is an American rapper, actor, and entrepreneur. He was born on June 2, 1970, in Los Angeles, California. B-Real is best known as the lead rapper of the hip-hop group Cypress Hill, which he co-founded in 1988. Cypress Hill are known for their fusion of hip-hop and rock music, as well as their advocacy for the legalization of marijuana. Cypress Hill used to play Pro Paintball in the US, under the name – The Stoned Assassins.
Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actor who was born on March 1, 1994, in London, Ontario. He began his career as a teenager, posting videos of himself singing on YouTube, which led to him being discovered by talent manager Scooter Braun. In 2009, he released his debut single “One Time,” which became a commercial success, and his debut album “My World 2.0” followed in 2010, which was also a commercial success and established him as a pop star. Justin is a regular visitor to the paintball fields.
Catherine Elizabeth Middleton, also known as Kate Middleton, is a member of the British royal family. She was born on January 9, 1982, in Reading, England. In 2011, she married Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, who is second in line to the British throne, and became the Duchess of Cambridge. Pictures here with a group, Playing Paintball
He is probably best known for being the King of England. Although not a regular player, his sons are. King Charles is pictured here shooting a paintball gun at what looks like an army recruitment event. We supply paintballs and paintball guns to a fair few army recruitment events.
Lewis Hamilton is a British Formula One racing driver who was born on January 7, 1985, in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time, having won numerous championships and broken several records throughout his career. Lewis is a regular paintballer and can be found at paintball centres in the South of England.
Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker
For their roles in the film “Failure to Launch”, both Matthew and Sarah became accomplished paintballers. Also pictured here is Bradley Cooper who also starred in the film before he was as famous as he is now.
Maurice Gibb was a British musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who was born on December 22, 1949, on the Isle of Man. He was best known as a member of the Bee Gees, a pop and disco group he formed with his brothers, Barry and Robin. Before his unfortunate death, Maurice was a good Pro Paintball player and competed at the top level. He had a Swarovski crystal-encrusted paintball gun.
Nicole Scherzinger is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality who was born on June 29, 1978, in Honolulu, Hawaii. She first rose to fame as the lead singer of the girl group The Pussycat Dolls, which had several hits in the early 2000s, including “Don’t Cha” and “Buttons.”. Pictures here playing paintball in the US.
Shane Richie is an English actor, comedian, television presenter, and singer who was born on March 11, 1964, in Harlesden, London. He is best known for his role as Alfie Moon in the long-running BBC soap opera “EastEnders,” which he played from 2002 to 2005 and again from 2010 to 2019. Shane regularly plays paintball in the UK with his son.
Stephen Graham is an English actor who was born on August 3, 1973, in Kirkby, Lancashire. He is best known for his work in film and television, including his roles in the TV series “Boardwalk Empire” and “Line of Duty,” as well as films such as “This Is England,” “Snatch,” and “The Irishman.” Stephen is a regular paintballer.
Usain Bolt is a retired Jamaican sprinter widely regarded as one of the greatest track and field athletes ever. He was born on August 21, 1986, in Sherwood Content, Jamaica, and began his career as a sprinter at a young age. He may be fast, but he can’t outrun a paintball.
Wayne Rooney is a retired English professional footballer who was born on October 24, 1985, in Croxteth, Liverpool. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of his generation and is best known for his time playing for Manchester United and the England national team. Wayne and the rest of the Manchester United footballers are regular paintballers.
William Shatner is a Canadian actor, author, and producer who was born on March 22, 1931, in Montreal, Quebec. He is best known for his iconic role as Captain James T. Kirk in the original “Star Trek” television series, which aired from 1966 to 1969. He later reprised the role in several “Star Trek” films. William Shatner did not just play paintball though, he organised huge paintball events in the US. The most famous being “Shatnerball”
And finally, the Reytons, an Indie Rock band from Rotherham are becoming massive. They shot their Video for “Avalanche” at the Yorkshire Outdoor Activity Park. Look closely and you will recognise some of our game maps. And some of our marshals as the “Baddies” dressed in Camo and carrying Airsoft Guns. The lads were great fun and we wish them well in the future.
For more celebrities who play paintball, please visit our friends at Campaign Paintball in Surrey.
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