Practically everyone in the world has played bingo at one time or another in their lives. This also includes, surprisingly enough, the rich and famous!
They know what so many others are discovering when they play bingo, that it’s fun and there is a real chance to win some real cash prizes. Some A-Listers will take their love of the game to win a bit of pocket change while others will take their winnings or lend their presence to raise money for their favorite charities.
Here is a list of the top 10 celebrities who love to play bingo probably just as much as you do!
Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones developed a love of bingo at a very young age. Before she became famous, she incorporated both her creativity and her love of bingo to make her very own set of bingo cards and bingo balls so she could play all of the time. She and her husband Michael Douglas have carried on her childhood tradition and will often have family bingo games during the holidays complete with custom-made cards just for the occasion!
Kate Moss has been a bingo fan for most of her life. Even before she began modeling, acting or frequenting nightclubs, she used to play bingo back in England. Kate still loves the game, but she prefers to play bingo online with the kids on the weekend.
Russell Crowe is still considered one of today’s best actors. In spite of his busy schedule, he still takes the time to play bingo from time to time. Before this Australian superstar reached international stardom, Russell used to call bingo on a regular basis back home.
Long before Courtney Cox was cast as Monica Geller on NBC’s sitcom, Friends, she also had a love for bingo in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama. Today she and her friends, Paris Hilton and Ricki Lake, will still indulge in a girl’s night out that includes bingo.
It’s no secret that British actor Robbie Williams loves to play bingo. Williams loves the game, even more, when he gets fellow celebrities to play along and raise money for charities such as Babies with AIDS, Habitat for Humanity, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He and his friends will both play bingo and call the games at public events and even host them in their own homes in an effort to raise money for charity.
Many bingo players are surprised to learn that Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger also loves bingo. In the exclusive neighborhood where he currently resides, friends and neighbors know that he has been known to throw large bingo parties at his luxurious home in Richmond, England.
Another big rock star can be added to the list of those who love to play bingo. This Irish rocker from the band U2 once had a stake in a local cafe’. Mr. Pussey’s Café in Dublin also served as a bingo hall when they weren’t serving food. Bono himself would bring friends such as supermodels Christy Turlington and Naomi Campbell to play along, too.
Sharon Osbourne loves to play bingo. In fact, in the circles that she frequents and among fellow bingo enthusiasts, they consider her to be one of the most knowledgeable people on the subject. Sharon even ended up creating her own online bingo site so that she could share her love for the game with even more people.
Denise van Outen
People in England love to play bingo, and Denise van Outen is no exception! Long before taking important roles in film and on Broadway, she was playing bingo back home. Some have even reported seeing her playing at the local bingo hall in Essex.
HRH Prince William
When you grow up as a part of the British royal family, you often have to find your entertainment close to home. Prince William used to play bingo with family members including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip at Balmoral castle. While His Highness was in the military, Prince William would sometimes play at a local bingo hall near where he was stationed in Sandhurst.