Famous Puzzle Solvers: Celebs Who Love Jigsaw Puzzles

When thinking of celebrities - and potential similarities you may have - a jigsaw puzzle is likely not the connection you’d expect with one another. Believe it or not, though, plenty of celebrity puzzlers worldwide exist. A jigsaw is a relaxing activity to unwind with at the end of a long day, so it only makes sense that the rich and famous puzzle, too.

Celebrities That Love Jigsaw Puzzles

Do any of these notable figures and celebrity puzzle people come as a surprise?

Hugh Jackman

The X-Men star has never been shy about his jigsaw puzzle habit. Showcasing his progress via his Instagram, Hugh has worked on a variety of jigsaw puzzles over the years and is not afraid to tackle a challenge. Here, he's completed a custom-made Valentine's Day puzzle. Now that's some 🧩 love. 
Hugh Jackman Puzzling

Tom Holland + The Brothers Trust

The Spider-Man star enjoys spending his downtime piecing together jigsaw puzzles - yes, even puzzles that feature the Marvel Cinematic Universe character he portrays. 
Tom Holland Puzzling
Tom and his brothers also complete jigsaw puzzles, including charity jigsaw puzzle competitions via their organization, The Brothers Trust.
The Brothers Trust Puzzling

Chip & Joanna Gaines

Interior designers and hosts of HGTV's "Fixer Upper" Chip and Joanna Gaines enjoy working on jigsaw puzzles in their downtime. This post features their son working on his pool ball skills, while Chip is steadfast in piecing together a jigsaw puzzle.  
Chip Gaines Puzzling

Sofia Vergara & Joe Manganiello 

Sofia and Joe are often working on jigsaw puzzles during downtime, and like to get everyone in the family involved in putting the pieces together. 
Joe Manganiello Puzzling

Kate Hudson

Actress Kate Hudson is a self-proclaimed #puzzlelover and spent her Christmas cozying up indoors with a jigsaw puzzle.  
Kate Hudson Puzzling

Oprah & Stedman Graham

Oprah and her husband Stedman enjoy spending quality time together puzzling. Oprah often includes puzzles on her "Favorite Things" lists as well. 
Oprah Puzzling

Bill & Melinda Gates

A must-have travel item, the Gates often spend their free time putting together puzzles. They've even been known to purchase identical puzzles to compete against one another. Now that's some friendly competition!
Bill Gates Puzzling

Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally

The Parks & Recreation and Will & Grace stars are true puzzle couple goals. The two have shared many jigsaw puzzle projects over the years, and often post fun recreations of the puzzles they complete. And as Nick can attest, sorting puzzle pieces is an enjoyable part of living. 
Nick Offerman Puzzling

Ellen DeGeneres

In an effort to stave away boredom at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ellen DeGeneres turned to jigsaw puzzles. While she quickly lost steam tackling a 4,000-piece puzzle, we certainly give her kudos for starting.

The Jenners & The Kardashians

The Jenners and Kardashians often post pictures of their work-in-progress puzzles on their Instagram stories. Kylie turned to jigsaw puzzles while pregnant with her daughter, Stormi, and sometimes accompanied by Kendall. Here, Khloe Kardashian is seen piecing together a jigsaw while on air of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. 
Khloe Kardashian doing a jigsaw puzzle | Blue Kazoo

Sir Patrick Stewart 

The Star Trek and X-Men star has been a puzzle lover for many years and revealed that those that partake in this particular pastime are kind of like a "secret society" - though it's not so secret for us. Sir Patrick Stewart also frames his puzzles once they're complete. 

Sean Hayes 

The Will & Grace star and host of the Smartless podcast is an avid puzzler. We even sent him one of our Blue Kazoo puzzles that may or may not have taken him a while to complete but was "so satisfying" once it was finished. 😍
Sean Hayes Puzzling

Tommy Chong 

As a kid, Tommy Chong would work on jigsaw puzzles and would become "obsessed" with wanting to finish them. Don't believe us? Hear for yourself what he had to say about our puzzle, The Traveler.  

Jamie Dornan & Stanley Tucci 

These two besties enjoy puzzling as a stay-at-home activity. They rang in the New Year with a jigsaw puzzle and wine. Now that's what we call a match made in heaven. 🤝
Jamie Dornan and Stanley Tucci Puzzling

Olivia Culpo 

The former Miss Universe is also an avid puzzler. Culpo likes to take a jigsaw puzzle on her vacations. We think the ultimate travel companion is a puzzle, too. ✈️
Oliva Culpo Puzzling

Patton Oswalt

The King of Queens star went to Twitter to share his puzzle progress as he kept himself occupied at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

David Beckham

David Beckham is really into puzzles (specifically Legos) and his wife, Spice Girl Victoria Beckham revealed that she bought him a custom-made jigsaw puzzle of their children to piece together. 

The British Royal Family

The late Queen Elizabeth II was often working on a jigsaw puzzle. But the love of puzzling didn't stop with her. King Charles is also an avid puzzler and a tour of the Sandringham House highlighted the jigsaw puzzles set out and ready to be pieced together. 
Some other notable figures that enjoy the pastime of puzzling include Barack Obama, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ronnie Wood, Elle Fanning, Emma Watson, and Tobey Maguire (yes, that is another Spider-Man star that likes to partake in jigsaw puzzles).