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20 Scuba Diving Celebrities: Discover Which Famous are Scuba Divers

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Let’s talk about Scuba Diving Celebrities. You imagine that you prepare to go “Into The Blue” and there’s Jessica Alba scuba diving.

There’s no way I found underwater celebrities… really?? That’s unbelievable!… Oh my god, oh my god, oh my god!!

Well yes, there are celebrity Scuba Divers and have a blast with it, just as much as you. To the attractions of diving that you already know, they add that they get rid of cameras, reflectors, forced poses and, above all, paparazzi.

Many famous divers are personally interested in this sport, others had to get certified to be able to play some roles and still continue with this activity.

1. Celebrity Actresses Scuba Divers

1. Jessica Alba

Alba has been surrounded by water all her life. Apparently, the famous actress began diving at the age of thirteen in 2006 for her role in a series and has demonstrated her abilities in more than one film “ Into the Blue ” and “The Deep”.


2. Sandra Bullock

The actress has admitted it several times: she did not feel comfortable in the water. So she decided to remedy it through diving and became an Open Water diver. Of course, the actress continues to enjoy this activity, which she considers very relaxing now.


3. Katie Holmes

This actress practices scuba diving to exercise and stays fit. It is how she confessed to Shape magazine, where she admits that scuba diving is very useful for her. “I have learned to stay calm, be present and be grateful.”


4. Penelope Cruz

The Spanish actress loves diving with sharks.

“All women should dive with sharks at some point in their lives, I have done it in Brazil and the Caribbean with lemon sharks and reef sharks,” she explained to Marie Claire magazine.


5. Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek has been diving for decades. The same actress stated that she started scuba diving when she was just 10. During an appearance on “The Late Late Show” with James Corden , Salma shared a story of how she ended up in a hospital after diving too deep. In addition, she has shared photos on her social networks of her diving in different parts of the world.

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6. Blake Lively

This diving celebrity does not hide her love for the sport. In his own words I love scuba diving. I’m an avid diver. And, there’s this beautiful world that’s more incredible than any CGI film we could ever make, that we’re destroying, for what? It’s heartbreaking to me.


7. Emma Thompson

As the actress herself confesses, she has been practicing scuba diving for more than 10 years with her husband , who encouraged her to try it for the first time. About diving, the English interpreter has described it as “a glorious feeling of relaxation.”


8. Emily Blunt

Another fan of shark diving is Emily Blunt . The truth is she did not want to learn to dive, but her husband, John Krasinski, convinced her on their honeymoon. He is also a scuba diver.

2. Celebrity Scuba Diving Actors

9. Tom Cruise

The American actor is famous for not using doubles in his films, but not so much as a diver. However, we, looking for information, have found there are diving centers that claim to have taken him diving to places as remote as Silfra, Iceland, and a frame of him diving with Gene Hackman 25 years ago in the movie “The Firm.”

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10. Will Smith

Will Smith decided to end his fear of the ocean just days before his 50th birthday and tried scuba diving. This is how he narrated it in his YouTube vlog “This is one of the wishes on my wish list, and right now, we are about to dive the Great Barrier Reef. I had never dived before, and I am excited.” – he said.

Later, he has been diving in the deepest pool in the world, Deep Dive Dubai. Of course, it is not open water.


11. Leonardo Dicaprio

We already know Leonardo DiCaprio and Edward Norton are good friends, but in our research to write this article, we have discovered that they are both scuba divers and dive buddies. Yes, they are.


12. Edward Norton

Norton himself told the Jimmy Fallon Show that he had to share his air with DiCaprio because of an oversight by the actor.


13. Jason Statham

You only have to take a look at Jason Statham’s social networks to see that this celebrity is an accomplished scuba diver.

His skill as a diver has allowed him to prepare for the role he plays in The Meg. He is a deep sea rescue diver who is up against a Megalodon. In addition, according to his partner Sylvester Stallone. His skills as a diver saved his life in an accident in which he fell into the Black Sea inside a truck. Statham does not use doubles.

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14. David Hasseloff

The famous lifeguard on the beach does not hide his love for diving either. All you have to do is look at the photos he shared on Facebook of his honeymoon with Hayley Roberts. The celebrity even posed reading about their wedding under the waters of southern Italy.


15. Tom Hanks

The two-time Oscar-winning actor is an experienced diver and has been certified since the 1980s when he starred in the movie Splash. He and his co-star, Daryl Hannah, have reminisced about how they learned to dive for the film at different events.

Today he continues to dive and his favorite dive buddy is his son.


16. Pierce Brosnan

The Irish gallant is not just a certified diver, he is a scuba instructor. He showed off his skills in the movie Die Another Day as James Bond and also in The Thomas Crown Affair.

Brosnan is actively involved in efforts to protect and preserve marine life.

3. Other Scuba Diving Celebrities

17. James Cameron

In the movie Avatar: The way of Water, the filmmaker presents us with a world where a man needs bottled air, and there are plants just like Christmas worms, hammer-headed rhinos, and jellyfish seeds. Doesn’t it make you suspicious? Indeed, James Cameron is a lover of the sea, yes, but also of autonomous diving, which he has been practicing since he was 17 years old. His dive log leaves anyone with their mouth open, since it exceeds 3000 hours of diving.

The producer-director admitted to The New York Times in 1989 that scuba diving finds “the key to another world.”


18. Prince William and Kate Middleton

Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton, are royal scuba diving celebrities. They frequently share their getaways to practice this sport that excites them on their social networks.


19. Paris Hilton

The reality star and DJ Paris Hilton is also an avid PADI-certified diver. Let it be known that he has been diving since 2009


20. Tiger Woods

Woods has often spoken about his love of diving and his interest in exploring the underwater world and its inhabitants. He was once asked why he liked it so much and he replied “Fish don’t know who I am”

The golf legend is a NAUI Scuba Instructor and cave diver.

These 20 scuba diving celebrities are just some examples of how famous people love this sport too. Do you know of any other celebrity Scuba Divers? Share it with us.