Actors Who Are Gamers: Celebrities Passionate About Esports and Their Favorite Video Games

Actors Who Are Gamers: Celebrities Passionate About Esports and Their Favorite Video Games

5. May 2024 by Valentin Pasetti

While we often see them in their various professional roles or walking the red carpets at exclusive parties and events, many celebrities share hobbies that aren’t much different from those of regular folks.

For example, quite a few of them are avid gamers who enjoy their downtime with a console or computer. Here’s a look at 10 of them and their favorite video games.

Dwayne Johnson

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As a WWE legend, it’s no surprise that Dwayne Johnson’s favorite video games are from the ‘Mortal Kombat‘ series. He also has a soft spot for ‘Rampage,’ an arcade classic from 1986.

Henry Cavill

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Henry Cavill spent hours in front of his computer playing ‘World of Warcraft.’ After starring in ‘The Witcher‘ TV series, he may have developed a fondness for ‘The Witcher’ game series as well.

Matthew Perry


Matthew Perry once revealed on Ellen DeGeneres’ show that he spent so much time gaming that he developed carpal tunnel syndrome. He’s a big fan of the ‘Fallout‘ series and even had a role in ‘Fallout: New Vegas.’

Brie Larson

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Brie Larson launched a YouTube channel dedicated to gaming and starred in a Nintendo Switch commercial showcasing her favorite titles like ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons,’ ‘Super Mario 3D World,’ and ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.’

Justin Bieber

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In his free time, Justin Bieber enjoys playing games from the ‘Call of Duty,’ ‘Mario Kart,’ and ‘Halo‘ series.

Vin Diesel


Vin Diesel’s favorite games include the ‘Call of Duty‘ series and Dungeons & Dragons-based video games. He’s such a gaming enthusiast that he founded Tigon Studios, which developed titles like ‘The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay.

Mila Kunis


Believe it or not, Mila Kunis is an avid gamer, with ‘World of Warcraft‘ being her favorite game. She also enjoys the ‘Call of Duty‘ series.

Tom Holland


Tom Holland, a well-known gamer, named ‘The Last of Us,‘ ‘Skyrim,’ and ‘Uncharted 4‘ among his favorite games. He played Nathan Drake in the ‘Uncharted‘ movie (2022), which may explain his affinity for the series.

Zac Efron

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Zac Efron is a fan of the ‘Halo‘ series and attended the launch event for ‘Halo 3‘ in 2007.


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Canadian rapper Drake is a devoted ‘Fortnite‘ player and enjoys gaming during studio breaks.


These celebrities demonstrate that gaming is a popular hobby enjoyed by people from all walks of life, including Hollywood’s biggest stars. Their passion for gaming underscores the widespread appeal and cultural impact of video games today.