Ever wondered whose behind both Ariana Grande and Michael B. Jordan could kick? Probably even more than you think, as Jordan recently received his own skin in Fortnite – just like Grande did in 2021 already.
And even though the outfit in fact is for Adonis Creed, the fictional boxer that Jordan brought to live in the “Creed” movie trilogy, there’s an argument to be made about the cultural impact inherent in the survival shooter game: Have you actually achieved stardom these days if a skin of yours isn‘t bashing heads in Fortnite yet?
Either way, here’s a list of five of our favorite celebrities from sports, movies and music who have been blessed with their own signature characters in the closest thing to MTV’s legendary ‘Celebrity Deathmatch’ fights – only less violent, but even more popular:
Energia Balvin or Skeleton Balvin: Who you got?
While in the real world, you’ll be hard-pressed to find another player like the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, in Fortnite everyone can play Patrick Mahomes (or his alter ego, ‘Mahomes Saucy Style).
Impressive in-game concert? Check. A giant diamond hammer? Check. Intergalactic bounty hunter vibes? Check. Just Ariana Grande things.
It can’t hurt to play a king in a survivor shooter game. Especially when he comes equipped with a ‘The Lion’ harvesting tool and a wingspan glider that becomes more gold as you complete Lebron quests.
Talk about iconic: With Ellen Ripley a.k.a. Sigourney Weaver, one of the most badass characters of movie history has been part of Fortnite as well – and not only did she bring the Xenomorph with her, but also the legendary Burst Case Scenario Emote (but with a Fortnite twist).