Celebrity Liquor Quiz

Celebrity Liquor Quiz - Who Made What?

Welcome to the Celebrity Liquor Quiz - Who Made What? From A-list movie stars to reality show contestants, athletes, musicians and models, celebrities of all kinds are flocking to the spirits industry. Whether you find the concept of celebrity-owned liquors intriguing or despise it, celebrity spirits compete in the same market as craft brands, and knowing the landscape is key. So, let's dive into the realm where fame meets distillation and see if you can match the famous face to the bottle.

Which member of the Jenner family leveraged the runway for a distillery? This reality star and supermodel brought the tequila game to new heights with 818 Tequila, amassing over a million Instagram followers for the brand. Despite early marketing hiccups related to appropriating Mexican culture, this tequila mogul expanded her empire with the Eight Reserve Tequila Añejo, priced at $200 a bottle.

Kendall Jenner

Which Hollywood heartthrob turned his tequila venture into a billion-dollar jackpot? This A-lister, known for more than just his charming smile, founded Casamigos Tequila in 2013. After striking a deal with spirits giant Diageo in 2017 for a cool $1 billion, the brand soared to the top, now boasting a 19% share of the tequila subcategory on Drizly.

George Clooney

Which legendary actor went beyond just saying, “You talkin’ to me?” and instead said, “You drinkin’ New Zealand-made whey-based VDKA 6100 Vodka with me?”

Robert DeNiro

Robert Deniro. He owns whey-based VDKA 6100 Vodka.

Who, with a cinematic punch and 50 years of sobriety under his belt, has entered the tequila scene in a unique way by launching Zero Proof Tequila—a 100% non-alcoholic spirit that proves you can be a tequila legend without the liquid courage?

Danny Trejo

Danny Trejo on the red carpet. He launched Zero Proof Tequila.

Which charismatic actor brought a touch of Texas to the world of straight Kentucky bourbon, infusing his Longbranch Bourbon with the essence of Texas-grown mesquite wood? Known for his unconventional approach to spirits, he didn’t stop at bourbon. In a cheeky video with his wife, the couple went pantless together to announce their new tequila brand, Pantalones Organic Tequila, declaring it as “the best thing we’ve made with our pants on.” Can you identify this Hollywood star who infuses a bit of “alright, alright, alright” into his spirits ventures?

Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey loves Texas. He owns Longbranch Bourbon and Pantalones Organic Tequila.

Which legendary singer and Nobel laureate might not be the face of Heaven’s Door Whiskey but channels his artistic vibes into the bottle designs and sings ditties promoting the products on Sirius XM? Hint: He’s more into “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” than knocking on your TV for a commercial.

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan performs onstage. He owns Heaven's Door Whiskey.

Who joined the spirits scene to shake up more than just a classic dirty martini? She’s not just a Hollywood A-lister and entrepreneur; she’s a disruptor in the liquor world, challenging gender roles, advocating for women’s rights and equality, and pouring a new narrative as a female spirits advocate. Can you name this powerhouse behind the gluten-free King St. Vodka, crafted from non-GMO corn and alkaline water in Santa Barbara, with a name inspired by the street in New York where she once lived?

Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson has entered the spirits world with King St. Vodka.

Which “White Men Can’t Jump” actor decided to jump into the world of spirits, creating a holistic liquor line that’s not just about the buzz? This Academy Award nominee joined forces with a female entrepreneur to craft Origen vodka and Harmony gin, infusing the spirits with artichokes, green tea leaves, elderberries, muscadine grapes and a sprinkle of natural magic. Not just liquor, but a sip of environmental consciousness – for every bottle sold, a tree gets planted.

Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson crafted Origen Vodka and Harmony gin.

Which legendary quarterback, known for his charming confluences with mega-corporations like Papa John’s and Budweiser, has recently entered the bourbon scene, co-owning Sweetens Cove, a brand inspired by a no-frills shed on a Tennessee golf course?

Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning entered the bourbon scene with Sweetens Cove.

What rock legends released a rum called Crossfire Hurricane with the “taste of rock and roll,” inspired by the opening lyric of their 1968 hit “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”?

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones perform onstage. They released a rum called Crossfire Hurricane that's inspired by one of their songs.

Who’s not just gracing magazine covers but also gracing your drink choices? This model-turned-entrepreneur recently became a co-owner of RTD company Vosa Spirits, launching gluten- and preservative-free product lines and proving that she’s not just raising the bar in the modeling world but also in the spirits aisle.

Kate Upton

Kate Upton co-owns RTD company Vosa Spirits.

Which filmmaker decided to take a unique path in the celebrity spirits realm? While other stars rush to launch tequilas and bourbons, this director used his influence to introduce America to singani, a grape distillate he discovered while filming in Bolivia. Despite being a bit of an outlier in the spirits world, he persists in his quest, even engaging in countless mixology Zoom sessions during the pandemic. Can you name this filmmaker who’s not just a celebrity to film school geeks?

Steven Soderbergh

Steven Soderbergh launched Singani.

Which country singer distilled his carefree life on a boat in the Caribbean into Blue Chair Bay Rum and wants to turn everyday into a beach day by making the whole world sing along to the rhythm of his cocktails?

Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney owns Caribbean-inspired Blue Chair Bay Rum.

Which witty celebrity capitalized on his humorous self-awareness to become a major player in the spirits industry? In 2018, he purchased a stake in established brand Aviation Gin, graced us with hilariously memorable commercials (Peloton spoof, anyone?), and managed to cash out for a whopping $610 million in just three short years. Can you name this star who proves that when it comes to spirits, sometimes it’s best to blend humor with a good pour?

Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds cashed out with Aviation Gin.

This Hollywood heavyweight not only flexes his muscles on screen but also in the world of tequila. This celebrity claims to enjoy a single post-workout tequila shot per day. He has made Teremana Tequila ‘the tequila of the people’ and orchestrated one of the most impressive booze brand launches in recent memory. Can you name this action star turned tequila aficionado?

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson launched Teremana Tequila.

Which multi-talented celebrity, known for his acting, musical prowess, and entrepreneurial spirit, decided to spice up the flavored whiskey market? This star is bringing the sweet and spicy vibes with BSB — Brown Sugar Bourbon, a blend of bourbon, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Can you name this entertainer who’s not just hitting the high notes in music but also in the world of flavored whiskey?

Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx entered the flavored whiskey market with BSB -- Brown Sugar Bourbon.