Celebrities Who Smoke Weed

List of celebrities who smoke weed, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. More and more celebrities are speaking of their drug usage as they advocate for the legalization

of marijuana. Some these famous folks have never hidden the fact that they smoke weed, while other celebrity’s pro-pot stances may surprise you. One Oscar nominee was even arrested when police found him smoking weed and playing bongos in the nude.

Of all the famous people who smoke weed, who’s the most well-known? Megan Fox could be found at the top. In 2009, she told GQ, “I hope they legalize [marijuana] and when they do I’ll be the first f**king person in line to buy my pack of joints.” Jennifer Aniston has admitted to smoking weed as have other famous actresses including Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, and Charlize Theron.

Are you surprised by how many celebrities smoke pot? Which celebrity was it who was caught playing bongos in the nude? Check out the list of ganja-smoking celebs below.

Patrick Stewart

In 2017, actor Patrick Stewart announced he smokes weed everyday. No, really! Stewart made the announcement to support a new initiative by Oxford University to research medical marijuana. Stewart, who suffers from arthritis, said he uses it to deal with his pain. He hoped by admitting he used weed for pain management, it would erase the “prejudice, fear, and ignorance” associated with cannabis research. 

Barack Obama

President Barack Obama was quite candid about his drug use in his book The Audacity of Hope. “When I was a kid, I inhaled frequently.”

Malia Obama

Like father, like daughter.

Natalie Portman

This Academy award winner admitted to Entertainment Weekly that she was a bit of a stoner during her college days at Harvard University.

Bill Gates

“As for drugs — well, Gates was certainly not unusual there. Marijuana was the pharmaceutical of choice.” (From Gates: How Microsoft’s Mogul Reinvented an Industry — And Made Himself the Richest Man in America, by Stephen Manes)

Jessica Alba

The Honest Company founder/actress and mother of 3 loves smoking weed and doesn’t care if anyone knows.

Elon Musk

“Weed is not helpful for productivity,” he told the newspaper. “There’s a reason for the word ‘stoned.’ You just sit there like a stone on weed.”

Kylie Jenner

Our youngest billionaire is also a toker.

Rupert Grint

From Harry Potter loves his hairy ganja!

Matt Damon

Damon has admitted to smoking as early as age 16. But here’s the twist. In an interview on BBC’s “Johnny Vaughan Tonight,” Damon said the first time he ever smoked weed was with his mother and step-dad.

“They were like, ‘If you are going to do this, we’d rather you did this with us.’” Damon said in the interview. Apparently, they felt it was a safer environment for the young Damon to experiment. Sounds like some pretty cool parents to us.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Young Rosie smoking the bong.


This mama of 2 says smoking with baby is “trashy” but does it anyways.

Elijah Woods

He is chillin, it’s with his bong.

Kristen Steward

She enjoys kicking back and smoking a bowl.

Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan among other things, enjoy her pot.


Drake puffing on a blunt.

Matt LeBlanc

Friends TV star smoking pot.


Smoking Weed? Maybe.


Smoking marijuana? Maybe. We hope he’s pro Medical Marijuana!

Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg is extremely outspoken about his love of weed and he has been known to light up on stage. He has said, “So what if I’m smokin’ weed onstage and doing what I gotta do? It’s not me shooting nobody, stabbing nobody, killing nobody.

It’s a peaceful gesture and they have to respect that and appreciate that.”

Megan Fox

In 2009, Megan Fox told GQ, “I hope they legalize [marijuana] and when they do, I’ll be the first f**king person in line to buy my pack of joints.”

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston has admitted to smoking weed saying, “I enjoy smoking cannabis and see no harm in it.”It’s possible that she has also said, “Try one of these awesome Vaporizers!”

Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton was questioned for smoking marijuana in South Africa in 2010.

Miley Cyrus

“I think weed is the best drug on earth. […] Hollywood is a coke town, but weed is so much better.”


Vaping CBD oil from Cannabis at SAG Awards! Thank you, Leo, for being a Celebrity Cannabis Advocate.


Rihanna was spotted smoking weed while on vacation in Hawaii back in 2012. “Kush rolled, glass full — I prefer the better things.”

Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron was spotted smoking weed out of homemade apple bong in 2002.Don’t smoke out of an apple! Try one of these awesome Vaporizers!

Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz told George Lopez that she probably bought weed from her high school classmate Snoop Dogg. “We went to high school together. He was a year older than me… I remember him, he was very tall and skinny, he wore lots of ponytails… I’m pretty sure I bought weed from him.”


Madonna has been very vocal about smoking weed in the past. “It wasn’t because I was excited about you. I think it may have had something to do with the joint I smoked before I came on.” (on her behavior on David Letterman in 1994)

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt told Bill Maher that he was an “artist” at rolling joints, but he gave up weed when he became a father. “I’m a dad now. You want to be alert and my eyes used to glaze over when I did that,” Pitt explained.

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga told “60 Minutes,” “I drink a lot of whiskey and I smoke weed when I write. I don’t do it a lot, because it’s not good for my voice. I don’t want to encourage kids to do drugs, but when you ask me about the sociology of fame and what artists do wrong; what artists do wrong is they lie… and I don’t lie. I’m not a liar.”

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber was spotted smoking weed in a hotel room back in 2013.

Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz were photographed sharing a joint.

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp has said that he did every drug available by the time he was 14, but he has been sober for two years. “I’m not a great pothead or anything like that…but weed is much, much less dangerous than alcohol.”

Oprah Winfrey

On “Watch What Happens: Live,” Oprah Winfrey admitted that she smoked weed back in 1982.

George Clooney

George Clooney has said, “I didn’t live my life in the right way for politics, you know I fu**ed too many chicks and did too many drugs, and that’s the truth… I drank the bong water.” The owner of a local cannabis cafe in Amsterdam once told reporters that Clooney was “no stranger there,” while shooting on location for Ocean’s Twelve.”

Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst has said, “I’ve tried drugs. I do like weed. I have a different outlook on marijuana than America does. I think America’s view on weed is ridiculous. If everyone smoked weed, the world would be a better place.” “My best friend Sasha’s dad was Carl Sagan, the astronomer. He was the biggest pot smoker in the world and he was a genius.”

Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. has been sober for many years, but he’s said that he first smoked weed when he was only eight years old.

Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake thinks that marijuana should be legal. He said, “It would cut the crime rate in half. All the stoners I know are too paranoid to do anything stupid.”


Jay-Z has made references to smoking weed in several of his songs. “That record was, like, a process. I remember…I don’t smoke that much…. Well, my man who sold weed and shit came, and he said, “Man, you need — man, just smoke some weed.” I smoked some weed, and that’s how I finished “Izzo.””

Bill Clinton

Former President Bill Clinton has admitted to smoking pot. “When I was in England, I experimented with marijuana a time or two, and I didn’t like it, and I didn’t inhale, and I never tried again,” he said.

Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey was arrested in 1999 when he was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a neighbor called police with a noise complaint. When the cops arrived at McConaughey’s house, they found him dancing and playing the bongos completely naked.

George W. Bush

Former President George W. Bush refrained from speaking about his past marijuana use stating, “I wouldn’t answer the marijuana question. You know why? ‘Cause I don’t want some little kid doing what I tried.”

Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie has stated that she started smoking weed at age 13. But she didn’t buy one of these sweet vapes until she was older and cooler.

Marion Cotillard

Enjoying a joint.

Jon Stewart

“The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart has said, “Do you know how many movies I wrote when I was high?”

David Letterman

David Letterman has spoke of experimenting with pot in the past saying, “I went through one period when I smoked a surprising, a really breath-taking, amount of grass almost every night. One night I smoked down a big joint and then went downstairs and ate two pints of Haagen-Dazs ice cream and then went back to bed.

An hour later I woke up and thought my heart had stopped. And the next day I went to a cardiologist and he said ‘Well, no, it didn’t stop. Everything’s fine.’ And that was the end of my pot experiences.”

Sarah Silverman

Comedian Sarah Silverman has stated that pot should be a treat, not a career.

Russell Brand

Russell Brand has been very outspoken about his past drug use. In his book My Booky Wook, he states, “We all need something to help us unwind at the end of the day. You might have a glass of wine, or a joint, or a big delicious blob of heroin to silence your silly brainbox of its witterings but there has to be some form of punctuation, or life just seems utterly relentless.”

Bill Maher

Bill Maher is one of the most outspoken advocates for the legalization of marijuana.  He has stated, “Look, I have never made a secret of the fact that I have tried marijuana… About 50,000 times.”

Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne is very open about his drug use. He has stated, “I smoke weed all day. I’m a very successful addict. And a smart one. And a very charismatic one.” “I smoke weed all day.”

Bob Marley

Bob Marley was a big proponent was pot saying, “Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.”

Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon is a supporter of the legalization of marijuana. She has said, “We’ve legalized marijuana recently. Medical marijuana, but the rest will come.”

LeBron James

LeBron James has admitted to smoking weed when he was in high school.He has not yet admitted to using one of these awesome vapes later in life.

Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg has said, “Smoking cigarettes and pot every now and then are my habits, and so I said I’ve got to relax, so I smoked this wonderful joint that was the last from my homegrown.”

Shia LaBeouf

Shia LaBeouf used to smoke weed with his ex-girlfriend Megan Fox.

Seth Rogen

Seth Rogen has incorporated weed into several of his films including Pineapple Express and Knocked Up, but sometimes movie studios want him to keep his drug use quiet. He told Howard Stern, “When I was promoting Green Hornet, Sony asked me to not tell too many weed stories. And I said, ‘I don’t think I’m capable of doing that.’ It’s kind of the only thing I can talk about…”

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman is a proponent of legalizing marijuana stating, “Marijuana! Heavens, oh yeah. It’s just the stupidest law possible, given history. You don’t stop people from doing what they want to do, so forget about making it unlawful. You’re just making criminals out of people who aren’t engaged in criminal activity.

And we’re spending zillions of dollars trying to fight a war we can’t win! We could make zillions, just legalize it and tax it like we do liquor. It’s stupid.” “Never give up the ganja.” (Morgan Freeman is known for referring to marijuana as “God’s own weed.”)

Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert admitted to smoking pot in the past saying, “I smoked a lot of pot… and that’s how I got to know the people ‘half in’ the society of my high school and we waved at each other over the bong. Then I got to know people by making jokes.”

Keith Richards

Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has never hidden his drug use. He jokes, “I’ve never had a problem with drugs. I’ve had problems with the police.”

Jack Black

Jack Black cut down on smoking weed after he had children. He explains, “I haven’t really been smoking since I had my babies. It’s basically limited to celebratory J’s on special occasions. I did smoke the other day before a meeting, and it was a big mistake. I’m a lightweight, and if I smoke really powerful weed, I get paranoid and nonverbal.”

Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner is an advocate for the legalization of marijuana. He said, “I don’t think there’s any question that marijuana should be legalized because to not legalize it, we’re paying the same price we paid for prohibition.”

Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson is a well known weed advocate. He has stated, “I think people need to be educated to the fact that marijuana is not a drug. Marijuana is an herb and a flower. God put it here. If He put it here and He wants it to grow, what gives the government the right to say that God is wrong?”


Sting is for the legalization of marijuana. He has stated, “The War on Drugs has failed, but it’s worse than that. It is actively harming our society. Violent crime is thriving in the shadows to which the drug trade has been consigned. People who genuinely need help can’t get it. Neither can people who need medical marijuana to treat terrible diseases.

We are spending billions, filling up our prisons with non-violent offenders and sacrificing our liberties.”

Michael Phelps

Olympian Michael Phelps was photographed hitting a bong back in 2009.

Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson is one of the most outspoken advocates of marijuana usage in Hollywood today. He has stated, “Marijuana’s about marijuana. That’s consensual, victimless crime. That’s saying, I think I should have the freedom to do whatever the hell I want to do if I’m living in a so-called free country, as long as I’m not hurting someone else. That’s freedom. If I’m gonna hit myself in the head with a hammer, so be it. That’s freedom.”

P. Diddy

Loves to smokes pot.

Oliver Stone

Director Oliver Stone has admitted to smoking weed in Vietnam. He is for the legalization of marijuana and has stated, “It can be done. It can be done legally, safely, healthy, and it can be taxed and the government can pay for education and stuff like that. Also, you can save a fortune by not putting kids in jail.”

Dave Chappelle

Comedian Dave Chappelle is well known for being an advocate of smoking weed. He has stated, “Weed’s not as bad as everything else… ’cause weed is a background substance. You know what I mean, you can smoke some herb and still function. You ain’t crisp… but you’ll function.”

Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre is such a fan of weed that he named his albums The Chronic and The Chronic 2001.

Cheech Marin

Comedian Cheech Marin rose to fame as one half of the pot smoking comedy duo Cheech and Chong.

Kevin Smith

Director Kevin Smith says that he became a stoner after working with Seth Rogen. He is now a big fan of weed and has stated, “I know you’re supposed to tell kids not to do drugs, but, kids, do it! Do weed! Don’t do the other stuff, but weed is good… What you want to do is what I did, build a movie empire and, at age 38, smoke it all away.”

Tommy Chong

Comedian Tommy Chong rose to fame as one half of the pot smoking comedy duo Cheech and Chong.

Robert Altman

In 2004, director Robert Altman told The Guardian that he enjoys smoking marijuana.

Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa is a huge advocate of smoking marajuana. He has stated, “I’m a cigarello fiend, smokin’ weed like it’s oxygen.”

Jason Mraz

Jason Mraz has said that he can “smell marijuana a mile away.”

Frances McDormand

Frances McDormand smokes weed and she appeared on the cover of High Times magazine back in 2003. She has said, “I’m a recreational pot-smoker. There has never been enough of a distinction between marijuana and other drugs. It’s a human rights issue, a censorship issue, and a choice issue.”

Montel Williams

Montel Williams smokes medical marijuana to treat the symptoms of his MS.


Rapper Redman has been advocating the use of marijuana for decades.

Method Man

Rapper Method Man is toning down his pothead image for his kids. He said, “I feel like when I first came out, we were young and we were doing our thing, we smoked a lot and didn’t care if the world knew. Now, I have to use more discretion because of my kids. This is not for me. Everything I do is for them now, so I use a bit more discretion and I don’t put weed at the forefront anymore.”

Danny McBride

Danny McBride told Rolling Stone magazine, “I like smoking weed and drinking beer, and when I was younger I liked doing mushrooms. That’s my triumvirate right there.”

Phil Jackson

NBA coach Phil Jackson wrote about his marijuana usage in the book Maverick.

Rick Steves

Travel guru Rick Steves has said that he has smoked weed in cafes all over the world.


Smoking Marijuana on TV… or is he? Either way… We love you!


Holding a HUGE plate of POT. Love his sense of style!


Seth Rogan smoking weed at 2008 MTV Awards. Celebrities smoke Marijuana.


Smoking Weed with at 2008 MTV Awards Show!

Melissa Ethridge

Smoking a marijuana joint and vape pen on stage.

Mischa Barton

She rolls her own.

Pete Davidson

Loves his joint.

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