20 Celebs Share Their Real Hollywood Crushes

It’s natural that people all find themselves crushing on someone from time to time. A lot of people can admit that there is or has been a celebrity that has caught their eye. Fans watch all of their movies, maybe make their picture the background on their phones or they listen to their music on repeat.

Whatever celebrity crush a person has had, though, other fans no doubt do, too. In fact, many celebrities have also admitted to having crushes on their colleagues.

So for those who have been doodling a certain celeb's name in their notebook, don’t fret, because some celebs even feel the same way.

From Ariana Grande to Jennifer Lawrence, celebrities have gotten crushes on each other for reasons like their creative processes, being hilarious, or other ways we all get captivated by another person.

The one thing that’s humbling to know is that celebrities and their feelings really are just like everyone else. Crushes aren’t easily explainable and they can happen at any time and with anyone. It’s nice to know that celebrities aren’t immune to catching feelings for other leading ladies and men in Hollywood.

Here are 20 celebrities who have admitted to Hollywood crushes.

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20 Ariana Grande Has A Big Crush On Jim Carey!


Ariana Grande has been captivated by funnyman Jim Carrey since she was young. When Ariana met Jim she said to People, “I met him, and like, cried... It was really weird. It was so weird. It was so uncharacteristic of me. I’m usually sort of chill. I’m usually somewhat contained but I met him and … I was kind of nervous to meet him, you know, he’s been my crush forever.”

Ariana’s reaction to meeting her long-term crush is completely relatable.

Who wouldn’t cry meeting their celebrity crush? And besides, even though Jim Carrey is totally hilarious and amazing, who wouldn't be intimidated by him in person?

19 Selena Gomez's Heart Races For Billy Crudup


Selena Gomez has to be one of the most beautiful and sought-after women in the world. Still, this didn’t help her be immune to the dashingly handsome Billy Crudup’s good looks. Selena said in an interview with Rudderless in 2014, “I had a crush on him. I went through this Almost Famous phase.” She then did say that she never told Billy about the crush. The iconic role in Almost Famous Selena is referring too is when Billy played famed lead guitarist who had an on-again-off-again relationship with Kate Hudson’s character. Billy’s convincing guitar skills must have caught Selena’s attention.

18 Lena Dunham's High School Heartthrob Was Jimmy Fallon


There’s just something about a guy who has a great sense of humor.

Lena Dunham admitted to Jimmy Fallon when he was interviewing her that she was completely obsessed with him.

Lena explained to Jimmy on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, “It’s a big deal for me to be here for a lot of reasons. But the big one is that I was, like, really obsessed with you in high school. Like in a way that was kind of crazy.” Lena then goes on to hilariously tell Jimmy how she wrote a play about them where they both switch bodies and fall in love.

17 Ashton Kutcher Is A Big Fan Of Jennifer Aniston

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Jennifer Aniston had to be in the fantasies of many people throughout the '90s when she was on the hit show friends. Ashton Kutcher may also be a heartthrob in his own right but when he was in high school he made a bet with his friend that one day he would ask out Jennifer, who was starring as his screensaver on his computer and successfully go on a date with her one day. He did end up asking her then-husband Brad Pitt for permission after explaining to him about the bet only to then be turned down by Jennifer in the end. The two are now good friends.

16 Jason Sudeikis Fell For Ellen's Moves

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No one at The Ellen Show knew prior to his first appearance on the show that Jason Sudeikis was harboring a huge crush on the talk show host.

He revealed that he had a crush on Ellen Degeneres and then later confirmed that same sentiment in an interview with ELLE.

“It was 100 percent for real. It was the gorgeous blue eyes. And she’s hilarious. That’s all it takes for me," he said to ELLE. Olivia Wilde might want to step up her stand up comedy routines or else Ellen just might have a chance to swipe Jason!

15 The Rock Has A Big Crush On Rachel McAdams


The Rock might have been named as one of People’s most attractive guys alive, but he revealed in that interview that he was actually crushing on a few celebrities of his own. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson started off his professional life in tiny shorts, wrestling on the WWE, but he is now one of the most sought-after movie stars of all time. The Rock admitted while talking to People that he had a crush on Rachel McAdams and pop sensation Jennifer Lopez, too. “Lauren is going to kill me!” he said to People of his longtime girlfriend. While he may have a crush on Rachel, he’s only got eyes for his leading lady Lauren Hashian.

14 Simone Biles Flips Over Zac Efron

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Simone Biles was charmed by Zac Efron's dance moves and beautiful voice. She admitted while competing in the 2016 Olympics to having a massive crush on Zac.

She revealed when she was on Ellen's show that she had a cardboard cut out of the cutie in her room.

“Sometimes I used to kiss it on the cheek,” she said to Ellen. Ellen then gifted her leggings with the actor’s face all over them. Simone caught Zac’s eye during the Olympics and the actor went to surprise her when she finished competing. She was so starstruck when they met that she said she could barely get any words out.

13 Kesha Is Just Like Us With A Crush On Harry Styles


Boy bander Harry Styles caught many different people’s attention over the years with his incredible style and boyish good looks. Singer Kesha, just like the rest of the world, is completely captivated by the good-looking singer. In an interview with Heat Magazine, Kesha said, “Maybe while I’m in London, I should put my feelers out and try to get Harry Styles. That would really be a step in the right direction.” She then went on to gush, “He’s a beautiful thing, isn’t he? I won’t eat him. I actually gave him an award at some show, so I got to give him a little squeeze.” Sounds like Kesha is crushing hard!

12 Rebel Wilson Is Also Charmed By Channing Tatum's Magic


Channing Tatum has to be one of the most gorgeous men alive.

Funny leading lady Rebel Wilson has also commented on how her heart beats a little faster when the actor is around.

In an interview with W, they asked Rebel about her crush and she said “Channing Tatum… I’m too nervous to even say it. What if he sees this and is like OMG Rebel Wilson is my celebrity crush? Yeah, let me get a divorce and come and find out where she lives. Alright, Channing, if you wanna do that my address is 948 Blueberry Road.” Rebel seemingly missed her chance now that Channing is divorced but happily in a new relationship with singer Jessie J.

11 Nicole Kidman Recently Admitted She Had A Crush On Jimmy Fallon


Very rarely is the funny man Jimmy Fallon, at a loss for words. But when Nicole Kidman showed up to be interviewed on his show and told him how she thought they were going to date a few years ago (both are married and it was before they met their partners), he couldn’t hide how flustered he was. “We were lurking in the kitchen after everyone went out and I’m like waiting and waiting and waiting… This is so true and you know it!” she told Jimmy during the interview. Jimmy for his part said he didn’t think someone who was just voted the most beautiful woman in the world would have been into him. To think what could have happened!

10 Surprise! Helen Mirren Admits Vin Diesel Has Caught Her Eye

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Probably one of the most surprising crushes in Hollywood is one that Helen Mirren has on Vin Diesel.

Helen explained her crush in an interview with Seth Meyers saying, “I’m a huge fan of Vin Diesel."

She explained, "It came from me watching him make a speech once at some ceremony. He was just so smart and so funny and so cool, and I just sort of fell a little bit in love with him right there and then. Vin, I love you, I love you, Vin. You don’t know who I am but I still love you.” Sounds like Vin Diesel needs to give Helen a call!

9 Neil Patrick Harris Has A Crush On This Jonas Brother: Nick!


Neil Patrick Harris may have played a ladies man on How I Met Your Mother but he admitted that there are people that still get him tongue-tied. In an interview with Wendy Williams, Neil said “He [Nick] was good-looking before I was allowed to think he was good-looking. It was a bit of a problem, I had to wait until he turned 19 or 20.” Like the rest of the world, Neil was probably devastated when Priyanka Chopra won the crooner's heart and married him in December 2018. Neil is also happily married to David Burkta, though, and they have twins.

8 Sam Claflin Admitted That Pamela Anderson Made His Heart Skip A Beat

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In the '90s, Pamela Anderson caught the attention of the world running around in a red one-piece swimsuit when she starred on Baywatch.

Not immune to her beauty, Sam Claflin admitted that he too was captivated by the blonde beauty.

In an interview with Empire Magazine, Sam said “It was Pamela Anderson in Baywatch. I can’t remember how young I was but I was pretty sure I was too young to be watching it. I was completely obsessed. She was the love of my life. I even had a picture of her on my bedside table that I’d kiss before I went to be in hope that one day we would be wed.”

7 A Sucker For A Jokester! Meryl Streep Admitted Her Celebrity Crush Is Will Ferrell

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Meryl Streep is one of the most sought-after actresses for the past few decades. She has won award after award for incredible performances but what she can’t hide is her crush on funnyman Will Ferrell. In an interview with W, Meryl admitted, “The move that makes me cry is Anchorman. I have the biggest crush on Will Ferrell. I love him in every film that he does. I mean, Ryan Gosling could be my child. I’m not going to have a crush on a child. Will Ferrell is a man.” Clearly, Meryl respects a man with a great sense of humor!

6 Jennifer Lawrence Also Likes Funny Men! She Has A Crush On Larry David

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Jennifer Lawrence is an incredibly talented actress who could probably have her pick of any man in the world.

Jennifer admitted that she has the biggest crush on Larry David and even flirted with him, though the efforts were not reciprocated by Larry.

In an interview with Stephen Colbert, Jennifer said at Amy Schumer’s wedding, “I flirted with him all night but it was very one sided.” She then said that she stopped talking mid-sentence to her best friend, Amy Schumer, to go find the funny man to continue trying to flirt with him. Come on Larry! Give Jennifer a chance!

5 Aziz Ansari Would Love For Blakely Lively To Return His Texts!


In 2011, before Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively said in an interview that she was a huge fan of Aziz Ansari’s stand up. Aziz took this as an invitation for his chance to try to date the actress. He admitted before she said that, he had a huge crush on her. While on the Howard Stern Show, the actor told Stern about how he had texted her multiple times and she only replied one time. Even though he did manage to speak to her despite her not texting him back, it seems as though she was not interested in progressing their friendship. Aziz then used this as the inspiration behind pieces in his book titled Modern Dating.

4 One Less Lonely Girl? Justin Bieber Had A Major Crush On Rihanna


Before Hailey Baldwin added Bieber to her last name, Justin Bieber was just a young kid singing love songs and quietly crushing on Rihanna.

In a new deleted IG post, Justin posted a picture of him and Rihanna where he insinuated that he asked Rihanna for her number and she said no.

To be fair, she is seven years his senior and he was only 16 at the time. So no matter what Rihanna was feeling for the young man, she was definitely a bit too old for him. Not to mention she was also in an on again and off again relationship with another singing sensation (Drake).

3 Before They Were Married David Beckham Admitted To Having A Crush On His Now Wife Victoria Beckham


While Victoria Beckham was touring the world with the extremely famous girl group the Spice Girls, David Beckham was becoming a celebrity in his own right due to his amazing football (soccer) skills. David admitted that he saw Victoria one night and fell in love with her instantly. It worked out famously for David who has been married to Victoria for the last 20 years and they don’t show any signs of breaking up. They also share four beautiful children together. This is one of those crush stories that make you believe that yours, too, can come true.

2 Miley Cyrus Longs For Coldplay's Lead Singer Chris Martin


Miley Cyrus was the star of the hit show Hannah Montana when she was just 14 years old. When she was 15, she admitted to not only being a huge fan of the band Coldplay but also being infatuated with the lead singer of the band, Chris Martin.

Chris, who is about double the age of Miley, was married to Gwyneth Paltrow at the time.

Miley in an interview with Ryan Seacrest said that the band’s frontman was super cute, but that he was out of her age range. Now Miley is happily engaged to another crushable celebrity, Liam Hemsworth.

1 Jack Black Crushes Hard On Amy Poehler

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There’s something to be said about winning someone over with your sense of humor. That is exactly true in the case of Jack Black’s celebrity crush. In a YouTube video, Jack admits that his crush on Amy Poehler is admittedly due to her sense of humor. “Ever since I saw Amy Poehler on Conan O’Brien, where she played Andy Richter’s sister with the braces, I was like ‘Okay, that girl’s incredible,” he said. Though Jack is happily married, Amy Poehler is at the current time single. This celebrity crush would definitely be a hilarious match if the duo were ever to get together.

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