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8 Celebrities That Have Broken Some Pretty Cool World Records

Guinness World Records lists all sorts of weird, wonderful and amazing records from impressive feats of human capability, to astounding facts about the natural world. There are well over 40,000 records waiting to be broken and quite a few famous faces have their names listed as record-setters thanks to their achievements, which you can read about below.

  1. First band to perform on all seven continents

via Rollingstone.com

This record goes to the heavy metal band Metallica, who became the first to perform on all seven continents when they held their ‘Freeze ‘Em All’ show in Antarctica

2. Most words in a hit single

via Stereogum.com

Eminem’s 2013 single ‘Rap God’ broke this record as it contains a staggering 1,560 words. With a runtime of 6 minutes 4 seconds, that’s over four words a second!

3. Longest Hollywood career for a female entertainer

via Cnn.com

This record goes to 95-year-old Betty White, who has been in the business since 1939 and has won many awards throughout her extensive career.

4. Most selfies taken in three minutes

via Refinedguy.com

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson broke this record at the London premier of his movie San Andreas, where Guinness World Record officials were present to verify that he took a record-breaking total of 105 selfies in three minutes.

5. The selfie taken with the longest selfie stick

via Latimes.com

Speaking of selfies, Ben Stiller broke the record for the selfie taken with the longest selfie stick at the premier of his movie Zoolander 2, which coincidentally, was also held in London. The stick used measured 28 feet and 1 inch.

6. Most live concerts performed in different cities in a single day

via Soundslikenashville.com

To raise money and awareness for child hunger, Hunter Hayes performed a record-breaking 10 live shows in 10 cities in a single day.

7. Most frequent clapper

via Imgur.com

Vanna White, hostess of Wheel of Fortune since 1982, holds the record for most frequent clapper. It’s been estimated that over her time on the show, she’s clapped over 3.5 million times!

8. Highest reverse bungee jump

via Thesun.co.uk

A reverse bungee jump isn’t where you jump out of a plane facing backwards, instead it’s where you’re on the ground and you get shot into the air thanks to a sort of catapult machine, while attached to safety harnesses of course. David Hasselhoff did this and was shot 270 feet into the air, setting the record for the highest reverse bungee jump.



James Gibson
I'm a Classics graduate and have been writing for over three years. Hopefully going to go into novel writing some day. I'm mostly interested in theme parks and roller coasters - I've been on 300 coasters and plan on going on lots more!

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