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40 Celebrities Arrested For DUI – Famous Arrests

Celebrities who have gotten a DUI:


DUI stands for “driving under the influence” of alcohol or prescription, nonprescription, or illegal drugs.

Traffic accidents are the leading cause of death for teens, and about 40 percent of these accidents involve alcohol or another substance.

Males are almost twice as likely as females to drive under the influence of alcohol.

List Of 40 Celebrities Who Have Gotten A DUI

#1 Trick Daddy

Trick Daddy


In 2020, rapper Trick Daddy was arrested in Miami on DUI and drug charges after an officer found him asleep behind the wheel.

#2 Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt


In 2019, the American singer was arrested for driving under the influence and violating open container law.

Sam Hunt was later released on a $2,500 bond.

He tweeted:

“Wednesday night I decided to drive myself home after drinking at a friend’s show in downtown Nashville.”

Hunt continued:

“It was a poor and selfish decision and I apologize to everyone who was unknowingly put at risk and let down by it. It won’t happen again.”

#3 Vince Neil

Vince Neil


In 2011, Vince pleaded guilty to DUI. The musician spent 15 days in the Clark County Detention Center, followed by another 15 days on house arrest.

#4 Michelle Rodriguez

Michelle Rodriguez


In 2006, Michelle pleaded guilty to a drunken-driving charge. Judge James Dannenberg gave the American actress a $500 fine and five days in jail.

#5 Samantha Ronson

Samantha Ronson


In 2011, Ronson failed a field sobriety test at the scene and was arrested when she refused a breathalyzer. After, Samantha was arrested for two misdemeanors of driving under the influence.

#6 Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods

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In 2017, Woods was charged under a Driving Under the Influence statute. He later said:

“I realize now it was a mistake to do this without medical assistance.”

Tiger went on to say:

“I am continuing to work with my doctors, and they feel I’ve made significant progress.”

#7 Henry Thomas

Henry Thomas


In 2019, Thomas was arrested for driving while under the influence. Preceding Henry’s arrest, the Tualatin Police Department received a call about an unmoving vehicle in a lane of travel that appeared suspicious.

#8 Nick Nolte

Nick Nolte

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Actor Nick Nolte was arrested for driving under the influence in 2002 after a California Highway Patrol officer observed Nick’s Mercedes-Benz weaving across lanes and into oncoming traffic on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.

#9 Nick Carter

Nick Carter


In 2005, Carter was arrested for alleged drunken driving. His publicist said in a statement:

“Nick Carter deeply regrets the current situation. He is on doctor-prescribed medication and was unaware of its interaction possibilities.” 

#10 Vince Vaughn

Vince Vaughn


On June 10, 2018, Vaughn got busted for DUI when he didn’t comply with cops’ orders at a checkpoint in Manhattan Beach.

Vince pleaded no contest to “wet reckless” driving. In exchange for the plea, he had to attend an alcohol education class and be on informal probation for three years and pay a $390 fine.

#11 Amanda Bynes

Amanda Bynes


In 2014, actress Amanda Bynes was arrested on a DUI charge in Sherman Oaks, California, reported CNN.

#12 Jaime Pressly

Jaime Pressly


In 2011, Pressly was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence after the police officers pulled the actress over for a routine traffic violation.

#13 Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson

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According to Variety, Gibson was charged with DUI in 2006.

During a 2016 interview, Mel said:

“It was an unfortunate incident. I was loaded and angry and arrested. I was recorded illegally by an unscrupulous police officer who was never prosecuted for that crime.”

Gibson later added:

“And then it was made public by him for profit, and by members of — we’ll call it the press. So, not fair. I guess as who I am, I’m not allowed to have a nervous breakdown, ever.”

#14 John Stamos

John Stamos


In 2015, Stamos was arrested for DUI. He was sentenced to 52 AA meetings and some drug & alcohol counseling as well as to 3 years probation.

#15 Scott Disick

Scott Disick


Disick was arrested for DUI in 2001.

#16 Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson


In 2007, Tyson pleaded guilty to drug possession and driving under the influence. The former heavyweight boxing champion was sentenced to 10 days in jail, however, he served one.

#17 Tim Williams

Tim Williams


In 2019, Tim was arrested in Houston on a DUI charge after he failed the field sobriety test and submitted to a blood draw to test for alcohol.

#18 Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie


In 2016, Nicole was arrested in Burbank, California, after the California Highway Patrol received 911 calls about a wrong-way freeway driver.

CHP Officer Todd Workman stated:

“She’s very lucky. And we’re very lucky nobody was killed today.”

#19 Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan


On May 26, 2007, Lindsay was charged with possession of cocaine and driving under the influence after losing control of her Mercedes in Beverly Hills.

In 2011, she received 480 hours of community service and 120 days in county jail after a judge has ruled that the actress violated her probation on the 2007 DUI.

#20 Jeffrey Donovan

Jeffrey Donovan


In 2011, Donovan struck a plea deal with Miami prosecutors in his DUI case.

#21 Robert O’Neill

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In 2016, Robert O’Neill was arrested and charged with a DUI in his hometown of Butte. Later, he was released after posting a $685 bond.

#22 Amanda Detmer

Amanda Detmer


In 2019, Detmer was arrested on DUI charges after fleeing the scene of an accident. Apparently, Amanda crashed her car into a utility pole before driving off.

#23 Mischa Barton

Mischa Barton


In 2007, People reported that Mischa Barton was arrested in West Hollywood after she was pulled over at 2:46 a.m. after her vehicle was seen straddling two lanes of traffic.

According to the police report:

“Ms. Barton was arrested and transported to West Hollywood Sheriff’s station where the booking process was completed without incident.”

#24 Ashley “Minnie” Ross

Ashley “Minnie” Ross – Net Worth, Biography, Quotes, DeathOn June 17, 2019, Ross was arrested in Chattanooga on suspicion of DUI. Ashley was also asked to recite the alphabet from E to W, however, Minnie kept going to Z.

#25 Michael Madsen

Michael Madsen


In 2012, American actor Michael Madsen was busted for a DUI in Malibu. After the incident, Madsen went into a 30-day rehabilitation clinic.

#26 Joba Chamberlain

Joba Chamberlain


In 2008, Chamberlain was arrested near Lincoln for the suspicion of DUI, having an open container of alcohol in his vehicle, and speeding.

#27 Keanu Reeves

Alexandra Grant with her boyfriend Keanu Reeves  

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In 1993, Reeves was charged with Criminal Impersonation and Driving Under the Influence. According to police officers, Keanu was seen driving erratically at about 3 AM in the morning.

Once detained by police, the American actor failed a sobriety test and gave his name as Chris Klein.

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#28 Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland


In 2007, Sutherland was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after he was seen making an illegal U-turn, reported Reuters. Later, Kiefer was released on a $25,000 bail.

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#29 Aaron Carter

Aaron Carter


In 2017, Carter was released on bond after being arrested for DUI and drug possession.

#30 Tim Allen

Tim Allen


In 1997, Allen was arrested for DUI. Tim was sentenced to a year’s probation.

#31 Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber


In 2014, Bieber was charged with driving without a valid license, resisting arrest, and drunken driving, after police saw the musician racing early in the morning.

The arresting officer quoted the pop star as saying:

“I ain’t got no f#####g weapons. Why do you have to search me? What the f### is this about?”

#32 Heather Locklear

Heather Locklear


In 2008, Locklear was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Santa Barbara County, California.

Tom Marshall, California Highway Patrol spokesman, stated:

“Around 4:30 p.m., a female witness saw Heather Locklear driving erratically while leaving a parking lot in Montecito.”  

Marshall continued:

“The witness said Locklear was revving her engine loudly, and backed over a pair of sunglasses several times.”

#33 Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton


In 2006, Paris was arrested by LA police officers in Hollywood on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to Today. During the arrest, Paris was briefly handcuffed. During a later interview, Paris declared:

“It was nothing.”

In 2021, Hilton married Carter Reum.

#34 Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods mugshot


In 2017, Woods was arrested for DUI. He had five drugs in his system, including — an ingredient active in marijuana, sleep drugs, and painkillers. The golf superstar stated that he had been trying to treat his back pain.

Above, you can see Tiger Woods’ mugshot that was provided by The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

#35 Abby Wambach

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Abby Wambach is a retired soccer player who won the U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year award six times.

In April 2016, Abby Wambach was arrested on a DUI charge, in Portland, Oregon. The retired soccer star apologized for the incident on Facebook.

#36 Haley Pullos

Haley Pullos dui

: Haley Pullos attends Apple TV+ original series “See” Season 3 Los Angeles premiere – @Getty

Haley Pullos is an American actress known for performing in the soap opera General Hospital.

In June 2023, Haley Pullos was charged with DUI following her car crash in April. At the time of the accident, Pullos had a blood alcohol concentration of 0.15 percent.

#37 DaniLeigh

DaniLeigh dui


DaniLeigh is an American singer who released her debut album (Summer with Friends ) in 2017.

In 2023, DaniLeigh was charged with damage to property or person while DUI, driving under the influence, and leaving the scene of the crash. Her blood alcohol concentration level (two tests) was 0.148 and 0.145.

#38 Khloe Kardashian

Khloe Kardashian dui


Khloe Kardashian was arrested for DUI in 2007. She served less than a day in jail.

#39 Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart dui


In 2013, Kevin Hart was sentenced to three years probation on a DUI charge.

#40 Justin Combs

Justin Combs dui

Sean “Diddy” Combs and son Justin Dior Combs – @Getty

In 2023, Justin Combs, the son of Puff Daddy, was arrested in LA for driving under the influence.

Here’s a quick recap of the 40 celebrities with DUIs:

  1. Trick Daddy
  2. Sam Hunt
  3. Vince Neil
  4. Michelle Rodriguez
  5. Samantha Ronson
  6. Tiger Woods
  7. Henry Thomas
  8. Nick Nolte
  9. Nick Carter
  10. Vince Vaughn
  11. Amanda Bynes
  12. Jaime Pressly
  13. Mel Gibson
  14. John Stamos
  15. Scott Disick
  16. Mike Tyson
  17. Tim Williams
  18. Nicole Richie
  19. Lindsay Lohan
  20. Jeffrey Donovan
  21. Robert O’Neill
  22. Amanda Detmer
  23. Mischa Barton
  24. Ashley “Minnie” Ross
  25. Michael Madsen
  26. Joba Chamberlain
  27. Keanu Reeves
  28. Kiefer Sutherland
  29. Aaron Carter
  30. Tim Allen
  31. Justin Bieber
  32. Heather Locklear
  33. Paris Hilton
  34. Tiger Woods
  35. Abby Wambach
  36. Haley Pullos
  37. DaniLeigh
  38. Khloe Kardashian
  39. Kevin Hart
  40. Justin Combs

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