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14 Celebrities That Play League of Legends

Who are the most famous people who play League of Legends?


League of Legends is one of the most popular online games, with a community of millions of players worldwide.

The game is free-to-play and is supported by microtransactions for in-game items.

It is highly strategic and requires quick thinking and reflexes.

List of celebrities that play (or played) League of Legends:

#1 Chrissy Costanza

Chrissy Costanza


Chrissy Costanza is a singer and YouTube personality best known as a member of the alternative rock band Against the Current. She joined the band in the summer of 2011.

The band released their debut EP, Infinity, in 2014 and their first full-length album, In Our Bones, in 2016.

Chrissy is a fan of League of Legends. In 2021, she helped a senior citizen learn League Of Legends.

Also, Against the Current collaborated with LoL European Championship for a song called “Wildfire.”

#2 Chris Kluwe

Chris Kluwe


Chris Kluwe is a retired NFL punter who played for the Minnesota Vikings.

After retiring from football, Kluwe became a novelist and screenwriter. For instance, Kluwe was a humor columnist for the sports website Deadspin. In 2013, he released a book titled – “Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies.”

Chris appeared in a video promoting LoL, stating that his favorite champion to play in the game is Vayne and that he plays the AD Carry position.

#3 Gordon Hayward

Gordon Hayward


Gordon Hayward is an American professional basketball player who played college basketball for Butler University before being drafted ninth overall by the Utah Jazz in the 2010 NBA draft.

In July 2017, Hayward signed with the Celtics. He was also an All-Star in 2017.

On November 29, 2020, he signed with the Boston Celtics.

In LoL, Hayward’s character was named “GTimeee.”

“League of Legends players are so toxic,” Hayward said on a live stream on Twitch. He added: “I can’t imagine being on a team in the NBA where they were as toxic as they are in League of Legends.”

#4 Aisha Tyler

Aisha Tyler


Aisha Tyler is an American actress, comedian, director, and producer. She is known for her roles as Lana Kane in the animated series Archer and Dr. Tara Lewis in Criminal Minds.

She has written two books, Swerve and Self-Inflicted Wounds: Heartwarming Tales of Epic Humiliation.

Tyler is also a big fan of League of Legends.

#5 Jim Butcher

Jim Butcher is an American author best known for his urban fantasy series The Dresden Files — a series that follows the adventures of wizard private investigator Harry Dresden.

The series is available in several languages, including Mandarin Chinese, German, Spanish, Polish, Czech, French, and Dutch.

“For those who keep asking me about League of Legends: feel free to add summoner JimButcherAuthor,” Jim tweeted in February 2014.

#6 Jay Chou

Jay Chou


Jay Chou, dubbed the “King of Mandopop,” is a Taiwanese singer, songwriter, producer, and director. 

In 2000, he released his debut album, Jay, which established him as one of the leading figures in the Chinese music industry.

In 2007, Jay founded his own record and management company, JVR Music.

In March 2016, he released the self-produced LoL official theme song for China.

Also in 2016, Chou bought a League of Legends team — Taipei Assassins, and renamed it J Gaming.

#7 Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber


Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer and songwriter who rocketed to fame after the release of his EP My World in 2009. Since then, Justin has sold over 150 million records worldwide.

Bieber has described himself as a faithful Christian.

His favorite champion is Teemo.

#8 Neymar



Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is a Brazilian professional footballer who is widely considered one of the best players in the world.

He is known for his finishing, dribbling, speed, and ability to play with both feet.

Neymar made his professional debut at age 17 at Santos. He moved to FC Barcelona in 2013.

In 2017, Neymar transferred from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain with a world record €222 million transfer fee. He scored his 400th career goal on November 6, 2021.

In 2017, it was reported that Neymar is interested in buying a League of Legends team.

#9 XXXTentacion



XXXTentacion was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter who first rose to prominence with the release of his debut single, “Look at Me,” in December 2015.

The controversial rapper was murdered in Florida in June 2018, aged 20. In 2017, X released his debut album, “17,” which reached number two on the Billboard 200. It was followed by three more albums – ?, Skins and Bad Vibes Forever.

According to reports, XXXTentacion played a game of LoL the day he died. He also had plans to stream with Pewdiepie.

#10 Christina Grimmie

Christina Grimmie


Christina Grimmie was a singer and YouTube personality who rose to fame after finishing in third place on Season 6 of NBC’s The Voice.

Grimmie released her debut EP, Find Me, in 2011. In August 2013, Christina released her first full-length album, With Love. 

She also played League of Legends.

Grimmie was shot and killed while signing autographs after a concert in Orlando, Florida, in 2016. Her second album, All Is Vanity, was released posthumously.

#11 Jared Polis

Jared Polis


Jared Polis is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and a self-described “gaymer,” according to his Twitter bio.

He was first elected to Congress in 2008, becoming the first openly gay man to be elected to the House.

During college, he co-founded American Information Systems, Inc.

“Glad to see someone take over my role as the only League of Legend gamer Member of Congress,” Jared responded in 2018 to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who initially tweeted: “Current status: dusting off my League account, which hasn’t been touched since the campaign started.”

#12 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an American politician and activist who is a member of the Democratic Party.

In January 2019, Ocasio-Cortez was sworn in as the youngest woman ever to serve in the United States Congress.

In July 2020, Ocasio-Cortez said she “made it to Silver III.” Regarding her favorite characters, Ocasio-Cortez said – “won my promos on Sona, but I also play Janna, Lux, and Morg.”

#13 Dante Basco


Dante Basco is an American actor, voice actor, director, and producer who is best known for his role as Rufio in the 1991 fantasy film Hook and for voicing Jake Long in the Disney Channel animated series American Dragon: Jake Long.

Basco is also a passionate advocate for Asian American representation in Hollywood.

“Road To Gold! League of Legends… Leveling up,” Basco tweeted in October 2017.

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#14 Chandler Riggs

Chandler Riggs


Chandler Riggs is an American actor best known for his role as Carl Grimes on The Walking Dead.

In 2019, he began recurring on the drama series A Million Little Things.

Chandler also streamed on Twitch LoL. “With League of Legends, I’m kind of in the worst tier possible, so I’m not amazing, obviously,” he said.

Here’s a recap of the famous people who actually play League of Legends (or used to play):

  1. Chrissy Costanza
  2. Chris Kluwe
  3. Gordon Hayward
  4. Aisha Tyler
  5. Jim Butcher
  6. Jay Chou
  7. Justin Bieber
  8. Neymar
  9. XXXTentacion
  10. Christina Grimmie
  11. Jared Polis
  12. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  13. Dante Basco
  14. Chandler Riggs

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