There’s something oddly appealing about celebrities, whether it be a juicy background story, illicit sex scandal or latest purchase in Beverly Hills. Let’s take a slightly more badass look at our most beloved celebs. Ever wonder if the icons of today knew how to funnel a beer, haze a pledge or sport the greatest Greek letters? We’ve got just the answer.
A while back we published an article that merely scratched the surface with fraternity celebrities. In our latest edition, we’ve got 81 celebrities ranging from 27 separate frat houses. With your comments, along with a few weeks of research, we did our best to only select the 3 greatest celebrity bros known from each house. As always, sound off in the comments. Let us know who we missed, and why they deserve to make the list.
Alpha Epsilon Pi
Ever heard of Facebook?
Best known for his role as “Willy Wonka” in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
CNN reporter. Host of The Situation Room
Alpha Sigma Phi
Legendary investor and philanthropist. As of 2010, the world’s 3rd wealthiest person.
American golfing legend
Horror film actor, most known for his role as the “Inventor” in Edward Scissorhands
Alpha Tau Omega
Florida legend, and sole hope for the South Carolina Gamecocks
Billy Joe “Red” McCombs
Owner of the Minnesota Vikings & San Antonio Spurs
Legendary NFL head coach. Now known for his role in the Coors Light commercials: “Playoffs? Playoffs?”
Beta Theta Pi
Al Borland on Home Improvement & current host of Family Feud
Farva in Super Troopers
Classy sportscaster at ESPN
Delta Kappa Epsilon
A Ton of Presidents
Rutherford B. Hayes, Theodore Roosevelt, Gerald Ford, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush
“The Boss”- owner of the Yankees for 37 years until his death just last summer
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve
Delta Tau Delta
Whose Line Is It Anyways & current host of The Price is Right
Anchorman & “We’re going streakin’!”
How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days, Tropic Thunder, Failure to Launch, Fool’s Gold, We Are Marshall, Ghost of Girlfriends Past
Legendary Notre Dame football coach & football analyst
Actor, singer, comedian and television personality. Whose Line Is It Anyway?, The Wayne Brady Show, Don’t Forget The Lyrics! & Let’s Make A Deal
Dr. Robert Cade
Inventor of Gatorade
Iconic American golfer
Legendary host of The Tonight Show, “The King of Late Night”
Founder of Nike
Kappa Alpha Order
Blue Collar Comedy Tour “Here’s your sign…” & The Bill Engvall Show
Head singer of the Zac Brown Band
Founder of Callaway Golf
It’s 5 o’clock somewhere
Billionaire owner of the Dallas Cowboys
Current CEO of playboy
Lambda Chi Alpha
Country Music Mogul
William E. Rasmussen
Founder of ESPN
Phi Delta Theta
Host of SportsCenter
American Astronaut icon
New England Patriots: fantasy team top-pick
Phi Kappa Theta
John F. Kennedy
American President, and government version of Tiger Woods
Co-founder of Microsoft
Pope John Paul
Phi Kappa Tau
American actor, filmmaker, entrepreneur, humanitarian and auto racing enthusiast.
Stand-up comedian, actor and writer. Most known for his role on King of Queens.
Former publisher of Forbes magazine. Founded by his father, Forbes has been passed down to his son.
Pi Kappa Alpha
Daily Show host
Kentucky Fried Chicken
Pi Kappa Phi
2003 Winner of the World Series of Poker
Lead singer of Alabama
All-Star Cincinnati Reds outfielder, once a member of the Cubs, Padres, Brewers, Cardinals and Angels.
Pi Lambda Phi
Hall of Fame Major League Baseball player
King of Queens, along with Hitch, Paul Blart Mall Cop, Grown Ups and a few more
American billionaire. Owner of the Dallas Mavericks & Landmark Theatres. Founder of HD cable network HDNet.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Drink a beer with Joe Dirt
Bull and Laker legend
Former USC head coach & current Seattle Seahawks head coach
Sigma Alpha Mu
Syracuse University Heisman trophy winner & the movie The Express is based off of him
Commissioner of the NBA
President of the US Soccer Federation
New Orleans Saints stud quarterback
Late Show- getting it done both with the wife, and the co-worker
NFL great, and current NFL analyst
Sigma Phi Epsilon
Inventing the sport of Basketball will get you on a lot of lists
Owner of the Dallas Stars and Texas Rangers
Fred L. Turner
Chairman and contributor to America’s sole weight problem: McDonalds
Actor in Knocked Up, 40 Year Old Virgin, Role Models & I Love You Man
Singer, songwriter and producer
The Price Is Right… or as Happy says: “The price is WRONG, bitch!”
Dallas Cowboys quarterback
American country music artist
Current Master Distiller at Jack Daniels
Tau Delta Phi
father of Ben Stiller, Jerry starred in King of Queens and Seinfeld
Sammy Davis Jr.
American entertainer and active supporter of black civil rights.
Pro football Hall of Fame running back for the Denver Broncos
Tau Kappa Epsilon
Age-old country singer
The founder of all-things-music
NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Superbowl MVP & football analyst
Theta Delta Chi
Caddyshack’s legendary Dr. Beeper
Hollywood’s best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world*
*Supposedly in all of Spielberg’s movies, he has placed the fraternity letters or something to do with the fraternity in his movies. He is a member of Theta Chi Fraternity and the symbol is “OX”. One is in Men in Black at the beginning where the bug is flying around and then heads towards the moon. With the bugs wings and the moon, it makes “OX”. Another is in Jurassic Park. When the family is sleeping in the trees, and the dinosour’s head comes up, the camera pans straight down to a tree trunk. At the bottom of the trunk there is an image of Theta Chi’s Fraternity crest there.
Zeta Beta Tau
Co-founder of Baskin-Robbins ice cream parlor
Film and television producer, CSI, Amazing Race, Cold Case, Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbor and so many more.
Owner of the New England Patriots, New England Revolution & Gillette Stadium
I’m not perfect, so feel free to sound off in the comments below.
Cheers to all the celebrities who really knew how to live it up in their college heydays.
It’s not hazing. It’s brotherhood.