Do You Know These Celebrities Have A Guinness World Record Under Their Name?

Hanima Anand |Jan 29, 2021

More than an actor or singer, every single person in this celebrity list has a world record registered in Guinness Records Book under their name. See their extraordinary achievements here!

First published in 1955, Guinness World Records has listed 53 thousand of human records in 23 languages, remained the best-selling book of all time throughout 66 years. If you have enough time to read through all these records, you would be surprised seeing the number of celebrities who made it to the privilege book.

In fact, athletes often stand a higher chance to appear in Guinness database for breaking sports records, but many actors and musicians are also featured for their remarkable achievements in the field as well. Let’s see the top 10 celebrity Guinness World Records holders below!

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Top celebrities who hold Guinness World Records

1. Dwayne Johnson

  • Guinness world record in 2015: Most selfies taken in 3 minutes
  • Guinness world record in 2017: World’s largest layered dip

The Rock was born to break the rules, so he loves naming himself in the Guinness Records Book. In fact, he succeeded in two records that were both beaten by other people a few years later.

In 2015, Dwayne Johnson and his fans set record for most selfies taken in 3 minutes with a total of 105 photos. However, James Smith defeated him 3 years later with a number of 168.

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In 2017, The Rock and his team won the record for the world’s largest seven-layer dip which was beaten by Bush’s Beans in January 2020.

2. Jennifer Lawrence

  • Guinness world record in 2016: Highest-grossing female action movie star
Jennifer Lawrence Guinness World Records
Jennifer Lawrence is the most successful actress from X-Men.

In February 8, 2016, the two movie series with Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games and X-Men help her to achieve this Guinness record. The X-Men actress might be surpassed by other heroines in Avengers series now but she is still an official Guinness record holder for this title.

3. Betty White

  • Guinness world record in 2018: Longest TV career by an entertainer
Betty White Guinness World Records
Betty White will have her 100th birthday next year, being one of the oldest actors alive.

Betty White was born in 1922. She is 99 years old in 2021 and has had 82 years of working in the entertainment industry.

First started her job in 1939, Betty White was considered a pioneer in the TV industry. She is also among the first actresses to participate in the production process. Betty White is the first woman to produce a sitcom which is Life with Elizabeth aired from 1953 to 1955.

4. Justin Bieber

  • Guinness world record in 2015: Youngest male artist to debut at No.1 on Billboard Hot 100
  • Guinness world record in 2016: Most disliked video online
Justin Bieber Guinness World Records
Justin Bieber next to all Guinness certificates he received.

Justin Bieber is no stranger to Guinness World Records officials as he has celebrated up to 9 records in total. Besides the two outstanding above, he is the first solo artist to have 3 No.1 albums before 18, has the most streamed track on Spotify in a week with What do you mean and most followers on Instagram by August 2016. At that time, he is also the most followed male artist on Twitter and mos subscribed account on Youtube.

Music video Baby released in 2010 held the record of most disliked video online until Youtube Rewind 2018 has defeated it recently.

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5. Ariana Grande

  • Guinness world record in 2020: Most followers on Instagram for a female
Ariana Grande Guinness World Record
Could you recognize Ariana Grande in this old picture?

When Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the most followed person on Instagram, Ariana Grande is the most followed female on this scial networking site. As of now, Ariana Grande has over 218 million followers on her account.

6. Martin Scorsese

  • Guinness world record in 2020: Most Oscars nominations for a director (living)
Martin Scorsese Guinness World Records
Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio, the powerful duo of The Wolf of Wall Street in 2014

With his 9th nominations for The Irishman (2020), Martin Scorsese is confirmed the most nominated living director at the Oscars. His 8 previous nominations are for The Wolf of Wall Street (2014), Hugo (2012), The Departed (2007), The Aviator (2005), Gangs of New York (2003), Goodfellas (1991), The Last Temptation of Christ (1989), and Raging Bull (1981),

7. Beyoncé Knowles, Adele

  • Guinness world record in 2012: Most Grammy Awards won in a single year by a female artist
Beyonce And Adele Guinness World Records
Beyonce and Adele with their Grammy Awards

The two superstars share the same record of 6 Grammy Awards won in a year. While Beyonce won the awards in 2010 thanks to Single Ladies, Halo, and I Am…Sasha Fierce, Adele made it in 2021 for Rolling in the Deep, Someone Like You and 21.

8. BTS

  • Guinness world record in 2020: Most-viewed Youtube video in 24 hours
BTS Guinness World Records
BTS fandom could easily beat any world record in terms of quantity.

Having the most powerful fandom in the world, it’s not difficult for BTS to set records on online platforms. In 2019, their song Boy with Luv was the first one to gain this record with 74.6 million views but their 2020 hit Dynamite broke this record with 101 million views only on August 22.

BTS also holds the world records for most Twitter engagements with millions of BTS-related hashtags and retweets. They are also the fastest group to have 1 million followers on the short-video-sharing platform TikTok.

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9. Jackie Chan

  • Guinness world record in 2012: Most stunts by a living actor
Jackie Chan Guinness World Records
Jackie Chan doing stunts in an interview

No need to explain, Jackie Chan is famous for doing stunts in his own movies though he has broken his nose, fingers or cheekbones many times. If he didn't make it to the list of celebrity Guinness world records holders then hardly could anyone deserve a slot. The Hollywood actor has starred in over 100 movies and also set record for the most credits in a movie for the same person.

10. Eminem

  • Guinness world record in 2013: Most words in a hit single
Eminem Guinness World Records
Eminem songs should be considered for advanced English listening tests.

With his song Rap God as a self-affirmation, Eminem is officially awarded a record for most words in a hit single. According to exact calculation, he has performed 1560 words in 6 minutes and 4 seconds. That means he sang 4.28 words per second on average.

Rap God is also listed in top most difficult songs in the world for its amost impossible performance.

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