The 2022 Guinness World Records book is officially available for purchase. The popular records book is full of unique and fascinating record-breaking feats, like the 28-year-old gymnast Bethany Lodge performing the fastest 100m forward rolls and most backward somersault burpees in 30 seconds.
Latitia Ky has done the most ‘jump rope’ skips, using her own hair in 30 seconds and according to the Guinness World Records, Indian bodybuilder Pratik Mohite took the spot of shortest competitive bodybuilder at 3’4”.
Believe it or not, celebrities have taken several categories, some within their field, but others just random and unique accomplishments. Check out the variety of Guinness World Record holders that may just be on the front cover of your magazine or next on the radio.
12 Jennifer Lawrence
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11 Betty White
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At 99-years-old, White’s humor and relentless personality have allowed her the spot of longest TV career by an entertainer. With 82 years of working under her belt, White has not allowed her age to stop her. She joined the entertainment industry in 1939 and, by the early 1950s, was one of the first female producers.
10 Justin Bieber
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According to Starbiz, Bieber has had a total of nine records related to his music career. In 2015, he took the record of the youngest male artist to debut at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100. He’s also the first solo artist to have three No.1 albums before 18 and in 2016 had the most streamed track on Spotify in one week with “What do You Mean.
9 Ariana Grande
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Another celebrity to hold several records, most importantly, Grande is the most followed female on Instagram with over 218 million followers.
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8 Martin Scorsese
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The award-winning director of The Departed, Scorsese, is in the Guinness Book for most Oscar nominations for a living director. Nine films spanning from Raging Bull (1981) to The Irishman (2020) have earned accolades and nominations.
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The superstar singer, actress, and songwriter hold several records, most notably, for the most Grammy Awards won in a single year by a female artist, most Grammy Awards of all time won by a female artist, and according to Insider, she and Jay-Z have the most Grammy Awards by a married couple. Beyonce has received a record-breaking 79 Grammy nominations and has brought home 28.
6 Jackie Chan
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The actor holds the record for most stunts by a living actor. Frequently staring in high-action films, it’s not surprising, Chan has suffered a broken nose, fingers, or cheekbones on more than one occasion. The star has been in more than 100 films and also sets the record for most credits in a movie for the same person.
5 Vanna White
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Whether considered a celebrity or not is up for debate, but who doesn’t know the beautiful co-host opposite Pat Sajak on “Wheel of Fortune”? White earns the spot for most frequent clapper, with estimates of nearly four million claps in just the first 30 seasons. Now, in season 39 of the popular game show, Guinness has estimated White claps 606 times per episode.
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In 2013, superstar rapper Marshall “Eminem” Mathers recorded the most words in a hit single. His song “Rap God” includes 1,560 words in a six-minute piece. Known as one of the most difficult songs in the world due to its difficult performance, Eminem says 97 words in one 15-second segment.
3 Snoop Dogg
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The rapper and musician are known for a few things over the course of his career, but who would have guessed he took the record for the world’s largest paradise cocktail? Later distributed to VIPs at the BottleRock Napa Valley Music Festival in 2018, Snoop used 180 1.75-liter bottles of gin, 156 1-liter bottles of apricot brandy, and 28 3.78-liter bottles of orange juice to mix the drink.
2 Vin Diesel
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The actor was heartbroken at the passing of the late Paul Walker, Diesel’s co-star in the Fast and Furious franchise. After Diesel posted a tribute to his “brother” on Facebook, he was awarded the spot for most “likes” of any Facebook post to date.
1 Taylor Swift
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The singer-songwriter and actress have been breaking records since the early days of her career. She reigns as the female singer’s most weeks at No. 1 on Billboard’s artist 100 charts, the fastest-selling digital album in history and biggest-selling album worldwide for a solo artist. Swift has also tied Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, and Paul Simon for most album of the year wins at the Grammy’s.
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Sources: Guinness World Records, Insider, Starbiz
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