39 Famous People You Didn't Know Were Artists

Have you ever wondered what famous people would do in their free time? Well, surprisingly many turn to their artistic pursuits like any other individual with a normal job would do. Within such famous people are hidden extraordinarily talented artists whom you never knew existed! Read on to know about those famous people you didn’t know were artists.

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Also Known As: Pierce Brendan Brosnan
Birthday: 16 May 1953
Born In: Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Ireland
Sun Sign: Taurus
Famous As: Actor

From his teens, the Bond actor, Pierce Brosnan, wanted to be a painter. At the age of 16, he also attended 'St. Martin's School of Arts' in London and got trained in commercial illustration. One of his friends calls him an enthusiastic self-taught painter.


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Also Known As: Serena Jameka Williams
Birthday: 26 September 1981
Born In: Saginaw, Michigan, U.S.A
Sun Sign: Libra
Famous As: Tennis Player

Serena Williams, the most prolific tennis player in recent times, picked up the nuances of painting in Paris in the early part of the current decade. Her first artwork, titled 'Xpressions,' was released in May 2013.


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Also Known As: Miley Cyrus, Hannah Montana, Miley Ray Cyrus
Birthday: 23 November 1992
Born In: Nashville
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter, Actress
Miley Cyrus is a multimedia artist who makes sculptures and collages. Her artwork is referred to as 'southern outsider art'. In 2014, she came up with the 'Dirty Hippie' exhibition in New York, where she displayed her creations, which were made from "a bunch of junk."

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Also Known As: Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone
Birthday: 06 July 1946
Born In: New York, New York, U.S.
Sun Sign: Cancer
Famous As: Actor, Director
Sylvester Stallone has been painting for decades now. In fact, he has said that painting is his first real love. He often creates colorful, abstract paintings and cites the likes of Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Mark Rothko as his modern art influences.

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Also Known As: John Christopher Depp II
Birthday: 09 June 1963
Born In: Owensboro
Sun Sign: Gemini
Famous As: Actor

Johnny Depp loves painting portraits of famous people. Some of his artworks include the images of Bob Dylan, Keith Richards, Patti Smith, Marlon Brando, Vanessa Paradis, and Tim Burton.