Just like the rest of us, Celebrities have coffee addictions. Some of us know exactly what we want to order, and others have so many choices to pick from, it takes a bit longer to decide. There are also some people who can’t do caffeine or just don’t like the taste of coffee and have some pretty fancy tea orders. The most popular coffee chain around, or at least the most talked about, would be Starbucks. It is so popular that over thirty stars go-to orders have been documented for our enjoyment.
Some of these celebs go so far as to become ambassadors for specific types of coffee. Ariana Grande tweeted “@Starbucks, you complete me.” and a contestant from the Bachelorette who took a model to get a coffee there. He wasn’t the only celebrity to bring their date to Starbucks. It must be their cheaper option when they aren’t sure where the date will go. Starbucks brings along many fun stories, memories, and just delicious coffee. Keep reading for some celebrity coffee orders and some fun stories.
A lot of rumors went around back in 2019 about Gigi Hadid dating one of the contestants on the Bachelorette, Tyler Cameron. He was one of the last three men left on Hannah B.’s season, and the show didn’t even air when this rumor started. But Gigi and Tyler were seen together at a Starbucks with her usual Chai Latte, and people went nuts, saying that this was their fifth date and asking what happened to Hannah.
Of course, we know now that Hannah and Tyler didn’t end up together. But Gigi and Tyler weren’t much more than a rumor. They dated for a while but called it quits in November. I mean, look at the way they are sitting together getting coffee. Does this really look like a couple that just started dating and is having a great time together?
Jennifer Lopez obviously has a favorite Starbucks drink, but what is even more interesting here is what she drinks out of. You’ve probably noticed a paparazzi photo of her with her large bedazzled Starbucks to-go mug that she takes everywhere she goes, even to movie sets. Everyone is wondering where this crazy bedazzled mug came from, and I have the answer.
Her manicurist bought her a birthday gift from a friend who bedazzles things with Swarovski crystals. Not only is the whole cup covered in silver and black crystals, but the logo has also been blinged out. Rumor is that this cup will cost you about $585. While I would really love one of them, I think I’ll stick to the one that comes free with the $4 coffee.
This artist loves her iced caramel latte with 2 Sweet ‘n Lows and will even order that along with a grande iced Americano with 2 Sweet ‘n Low if she’s in a hotel before 11 AM. She claims to need both of the drinks for herself sometimes just to wake her up. This is one of the things that are included in her rider like 3 boxes of Kraft mac and cheese, 1 bag of Twizzlers, 1 pint of cookie dough, and one pint of chocolate brownie frozen yogurt.
Like most of us in life, she has a favorite flavor coffee to indulge with. Taylor Swift enjoys the seasonal Pumpkin Spice Latte as a treat from Starbucks. I might not enjoy flavored syrups, but I can’t help myself when it comes to pumpkin spice.
Like the last five celebrities I spoke about, Renee Zellweger enjoys the seasonal Pumpkin Spice Latte. But that isn’t her usual go-to drink. Zellweger usually orders an extra hot vanilla latte with cinnamon in it. She is a true Starbucks connoisseur and claims that she can sniff out a good location on her travels around the world.
Like other famous celebrities, she spends a lot of her time going from place to place for jobs and even just for vacation. She was interviewed on Harry Connick, Jr.’s talk show recently and recalled, “I even went to the Starbucks inside the Forbidden City in China. How great is that? It’s like having a Starbucks in the Statue of Liberty. I think it’s closed now, but I was excited to have had the experience.”
Jennifer Aniston is best known for her role as Rachel Green, where she started out as a waitress at Central Perk Café. Coffee shops everywhere have taken advantage of this and recreated the drinks that their characters drank on the show. For instance, Rachel Greens drink is a caramel macchiato with an additional shot. However, in real life, Aniston enjoys some plain old coffee. That’s it.
Recently, Starbucks came out with a pink drink, which is basically a Raspberry Creme Frappuccino with dragon fruit and a ring of their pumpkin sauce inside of the cup. The inspiration reportedly came from Monica’s apartment with the purple color and the orange couch, which can be seen in the shows opening credits.
Bill Nye isn’t just the science guy anymore; he is now an official spokesperson for Starbucks nitro cold brew. Of course, Bill Nye makes this about science as well. They put out a series of commercials that described the process of their new nitro cold brew, which is becoming very popular. He basically breaks it down into words that we can understand.
Bill Nye explains to us how it ends up sweet and creamy without adding sugar or cream. It turns out that this isn’t his go-to Starbucks drink, though. A barista at Starbucks once said that he came in and ordered a Tall Coconut Milk Caramel Macchiato and even had this to say about him, “He was awesome and also tired — he was on his book tour and doing a signing next door to our store.”
You probably recognize Toks Olagundoye from Law & Order, The Neighbors, Castle, or Veep. She has become very popular in the last few years. When she isn’t busy with her latest role in a TV series, she is indulging in a soy chai latte from Starbucks with a twist. Olagundoye loves an extra pump of the chai syrup on the side.
Olagundoye was interviewed by SHAPE and went on about how she was addicted to the soy chai lattes with an extra pump and joked, “I was so addicted, I had at least two a day for six years. I had a Starbucks Gold Card, which some would think to be a status symbol, but the staff would look at me with pity in their eyes upon my thrusting it into their hand to get my caffeine!”
If there is one woman who doesn’t say no to a good cup of coffee, its Lucy Hale. Hale is constantly photographed at Starbucks carrying around her Grande Iced Soy Latte, usually popping up in the media every few days with a coffee in hand. She also likes to hang around in activewear, ready for any situation that comes up.
Her go-to drink was usually the Grande Iced Soy Latte, but she did go through a stage where she preferred the nitro cold brew with some foamed milk on top. Since Pretty Little Liars ended, we haven’t seen a lot of this celebrity. She has had a few guest appearances on shows here and there, but she will be starting in the lead role of the show Katy Keene airing in 2020.
A lot of the time, the coffee you drink can show your personality. Someone who is a bit crazier probably orders a Frappuccino with extra syrup pumps. But Reese Witherspoon was always America’s sweetheart with a gentle personality, and her coffee order matches it. Witherspoon enjoys a Grande Almond Soy Latte, extra strong. You can see how sweet she is in this photo, smirking proudly because she probably succeeded in taking a sip of hot coffee while walking.
The fact that she asks for her coffee extra strong just shows she’s like most of us who need our caffeine intake to keep us going in life. You can also tell that she’s the kind of person to think twice about the types of food and drink she puts in her body. I wish I was that strong, but I can’t bring myself to switch out my cappuccinos with regular milk.
Ben Affleck is known for his Iced Americano coffees, which he is seen carrying around everywhere he goes. Apparently, in 2017, the actor went to Starbucks to pick up iced coffee 47 times, and that’s just what was documented. He gets a bit more into his preferred bean on Twitter in 2016 when Starbucks came out with their single-origin Congo bean.
This is not only a tasty coffee beans, but it comes from a place that could use the boost in the economy. Affleck took to Twitter and posted, “Proud to announce that @Starbucks debuts its 1st ever single-origin Congo coffee in 1500+ Reserve stores in US + Canada. Thx @easterncongo.” Of course, Starbucks replied, stating, “@BenAffleck Thank you for helping transform the lives of thousands of farmers and their families!”
Busy Philipps took a crazy fall leaving Starbucks in 2018. There’s nothing worse than taking a bad fall in front of everyone. She ordered her typical Iced Coffee after a workout and walked out. She must have misjudged a step because the next thing she knew, she was on the ground. She was so upset and ended up hurting her knee. She right away started documenting everything on Instagram for her followers.
One of the first things she said was she actually spilled her coffee and had to go back in to get a new one. The barista happily gave her and a new one, and she recorded a video about it all when she got back to her car. She ended up really hurting her knee and going to the emergency room after she showered. On the bright side, she got a new coffee.
These two have more in common than just being sisters; they both enjoy a chai latte. Now, even sisters aren’t always alike, and both have something special about their order. Khloe has a crazy request of a no water Chai Latte with seven extra pumps of the chai syrup into her drink. I’m not sure if I would be able to handle that, as I can barely handle one pump of flavored coffee.
But to each their own. Kim Kardashian enjoys a soy chai latte, but when she’s feeling crazy, she will order a white chocolate mocha with whipped cream. Kim only takes a few sips before she throws it out as she isn’t really a coffee person but still wants to indulge.
Katie Couric is a big caffeine person and swears by her drip and milk foaming machines that she uses to make hazelnut coffee every morning. Not only does Couric drink Starbucks hazelnut coffee, but she also interviewed the CEO, Howard Schultz. In the interview with Schultz, Couric asked him if they understood what the customers worried about during the recession. She wanted to know if they understood that not everyone has $5 per cup to spend every day.
Schultz denied it all and reminded her that if you order a simple cup of coffee at Starbucks, it is only $1.50. Couric came back at him saying it’s the fancy expensive drinks which people are addicted to and have to spend on the money on. Some people went on to make it seem like maybe she’s just addicted to a fancier coffee drink from their menu, but really, who isn’t anymore?
When you order a drink at Starbucks, you will either taste the kind of bitter flavor of their coffee or the drink is super sweet. Well, Miley Cyrus’s order is sweet a bit complicated. She likes the White Mocha but takes it nonfat and without whipped cream. She’s a vegan, so ordering her drink without whipped cream makes sense, but if you’re not going to indulge with some whip, you might as well go full fat.
Either way, this drink sounds really good to me right now. Recently she got back together with and ended up marrying Liam Hemsworth. Unfortunately, that didn’t go well, and they are finalizing their divorce. Shortly after all of this, she grew close with an old friend, Cody Simpson, and they are currently dating.
A Starbuck’s barista claims he got to help out the infamous Flavor Flav when he worked there between 2005 and 2010. He said that Flavor Flav ordered a venti strawberry and cream Frappuccino with extra whipped cream. Now that’s a man who thinks like me, throw as much extra whip on there as you can.
Fun fact about Flavor Flav is he mentioned in an interview that back in the day when they would tour, he didn’t have anyone to watch his kids. So, Queen Latifah would look after them for a bit while he performed. How fun is that?
There aren’t many other celebrities who enjoy this Frappuccino flavor, but Britney Spears enjoys a strawberry and cream every once and a while. Along with caramel, green tea, and white chocolate mocha, she isn’t that picky about it.
This is another great example of a celebrity who loves to collaborate with Starbucks. Lady Gaga and her Born This Way Foundation teams up with the coffee chain and released four dairy-free options, the Matcha Lemonade, Pink Drink, Ombre Pink Drink, and the Violet Drink. The chain will donate twenty-five cents to her charity for each drink that is purchased. Even though she is probably a fan of all four flavors, Lady Gaga has a favorite.
“I adore the entire collection, and I instantly fell in love with the Matcha Lemonade,” Gaga said, according to a Starbucks press release. They call this collection the new Starbucks Cups of Kindness, and all four of the drinks were hand-picked by Lady Gaga. They also apparently are under 150 calories if you order a Grande.
Here is another celebrity that likes to keep it simple with a Grande cold brew. James Franco is just like Ariana Grande, Ben Affleck, and Jeremy Renner. Even though he’s holding a hot drink here, he is a fan of the flavor you can get from a nice cold brew coffee. Franco currently produces and acts in his own TV series, The Deuce, where he plays himself and his twin brother.
Well, played, before one of them was killed off. He is one of my favorite actors, and his family has joined him in the industry recently. Dave Franco started out his career in 2006 with some familiar roles like in 7th Heaven or Superbad and, more recently, was in a movie with his brother called Why Him? I highly recommend checking it out.
This famous woman has made a huge name for herself, one that everyone knows, Oprah. Of course, she talks about her favorite kind of coffee, and this is one that I haven’t heard in a while. She must enjoy the flavors of her beans because she drinks a half-calf espresso blend. In a recent interview, she said, “I mix caffeinated and decaffeinated espresso with milk and a little hazelnut…”
“…As I wait for the brew to froth, I pull out a card from my 365 Gathered Truths box. I read five of them each morning; it’s a beautiful way to start the day.” Not only does she enjoy the special flavors of a half-caf, she even starts her morning off with some positive learning.
Jerry Springer picks up a Starbucks coffee wherever he travels. A barista made a post about how Springer came in and ordered a Grande mocha with extra whipped cream. A customer posted a photograph of him standing at the counter but mentioned that he didn’t want to go up to him and ask for a photograph because it might start everyone asking.
Springer was also carrying four coffees at the time, so he was probably on the way to meet people. That was nice of the customer to stalk from afar. The Jerry Springer show reminds me of staying home from school and flipping between the five channels for something interesting. Now, he hosts a new show called Judge Jerry. Think Judge Judy with Jerry Springer instead. They even start out this show the same way, with the crowd chanting, “Jerry! Jerry!”
Chrissy Teigen admits that she doesn’t really drink caffeinated drinks because it makes her shaky and a bit nauseous. But she does exaggerate that she loves the flavor of it. In an interview, she mentioned, “I love love, love a vanilla latte, super milky, super creamy. I love a mocha, I love a Frappuccino, I love a green tea Frap, but I cannot actually have the coffee, coffee part.”
She’s missing out on one of the most important things when it comes to my coffee, staying awake. But the drinks she chose happen to be delicious. She went to try the Unicorn Frappuccino a while back but didn’t get to try it because it was sold out. I don’t think she’s missing out on too much.
Ariana Grande isn’t just any Starbucks customer. There aren’t many pictures out there of her without a Starbucks cup in her hand, rain or shine. Normally she can be seen walking around with the sweet delicious Vanilla Bean Frappuccino. But she was such a big fan of Starbucks they made her the ambassador for their new cloud macchiato.
It is almost like her usual order but taken to the next level. Kind of like Bill Nye and the Nitro cold brew when he usually just orders a cold coffee. For her campaign, Starbucks released a statement made by her, “This rich and creamy blend of vanilla bean, milk, and ice, topped with whipped cream takes va-va-vanilla flavor to another level.
This is a flavor I haven’t heard in a while. Dita Von Teese, the famous burlesque dancer, loves to take advantage of the seasonal Gingerbread Latte with soymilk. There are a few seasonal flavors, and it seems that people are enjoying them more than the ones offered every day. It could be because you don’t get it all of the time, so it is more special and fun when it comes around once a year.
Either way, this is a good choice. It is basically ginger, nutmeg, and cinnamon flavor mix with a hint of cookies. Von Teese did a bit of acting back in the day but got her real start in America’s Next Top Model. She is known for her beautiful red lips and retro waves, and she’s been spending sometime in the last few years giving out some advice on how to keep your look together.
Rihanna is just like us when it comes to running out of the house in the middle of the night to grab some Starbucks. It isn’t often that she is seen without her bodyguards, but she enjoys going solo to Starbucks in the middle of the night to pick up an Iced Coffee. That’s right, Rihanna keeps it simple with her iced coffee order.
She’s also happy to take selfies with any fan that happens to ask for one. Rihanna is known for her catchy hits and beauty care line called Fenty Beauty. She built herself an empire that will keep her comfortable for the rest of her life, as long as she doesn’t do what I would do in that situation; spend everything right away.
When Shia LaBeouf was on Broadway doing Orphans, he would frequent a shop local to his work. According to a Starbucks barista, he would come in twice a day and order a Venti Skim Latte. They said this was the closest to a regular that they would get there when it comes to celebrities. It seems pretty regular to me, though.
While I might drink more than two cups of coffee a day, buying two cups out is a nice amount. LaBeouf has been in a lot of blockbuster films throughout the years, including Transformers and Indiana Jones. He is currently working on a new performing arts program, which is only about two years old and coming out with a film called The Peanut Butter Falcon.
One of the most solid couples in Hollywood, Ashton Kutcher, and his wife, are frequently seen at Starbucks. When Mila Kunis doesn’t tag along, this gentleman makes sure that he picks something up for her as well. But they are the definition of the saying ‘couple goals.’ So many of our favorite couples have split this past year, so it’s nice to see one that is really thriving.
An Iced Caramel Macchiato for Kutcher and a hot coffee for Mila Kunis. This is another example of a celebrity who is constantly photographed with Starbucks in his hand, addicted to the caffeine fix. I could see him purchasing a blinged-out mug as Jennifer Lopez did. Am I the only one who can see him walking around with that?
Hilary Duff has called her go-to Starbucks refreshment “perfection.” Duff enjoys a nice Iced Tea Lemonade instead of the usual coffee-based drinks. I actually associate this drink with the Lizzie McGuire show; it just reminds me of something I would have ordered in high school when I watched her. Recently she had a baby girl and got married to Matthew Koma.
The two have been on and off for a while but are now going strong. They met working on her album in 2015 called Breathe In. Breathe Out. He co-wrote and produced the title track, and as you probably guessed by now, is a songwriter. They had their daughter in 2018 and got married in December 2019 in an intimate backyard ceremony.
This supermodel likes to enjoy herself with a full-fat latte from Starbucks. Heidi Klum is constantly photographed picking up her coffee and told SHAPE magazine, “We busy ladies need our coffee fix in the morning. My day doesn’t really start until I’ve had my Starbucks latte.” Klum’s latte must be full fat, using whole milk.
Because she’s a model, you would think her usual order would be a skinny latte, but where’s the fun in that. Starbucks is actually known for using 2% milk unless you ask otherwise. If you want a nice and creamy latte, make sure to request it like Heidi Klum, a full-fat coffee.
Jesse Eisenberg will always be remembered for his role in Superbad and other comedies with Seth Rogan and that group of actors, the stoners. Eisenberg was a regular at a drive-thru in Bloomington, IN. He always ordered green tea lattes, and it is rumored that he is just as awkward in real life as he was in the movies. That’s what makes his comedy so good though, the awkwardness adds to the delivery of his lines.
A few things are coming out now, like the movie Resistance, where he plays Marcel Marceau. He is also a writer, director, and executive producer and is coming out with a show called The Market, where he will be playing a man named Stan Katzman.
Sophia Bush is always going to be remembered for playing Brooke in One Tree Hill. She’s been in a few famous films since then. She most recently appeared in an episode of This Is Us, where she goes on a date with Justin Hartley’s character. He goes out of his way to show her a special time, and it turned out that he was on her list of celebrities who she could sleep with if she ever met.
Her order is either super simple or something that sounds like three drinks mixed into one. She’ll mix up her order depending on the weather going for a Grande Vanilla Latte or a Tazo Green Shaken Iced Tea Lemonade. You heard that right, a green tea, and an iced tea as well as lemonade. I’m not sure how it would taste, but it sounds tastier than mixing three soda flavors together (I know we all did that when we were younger).
Another Chai Latte lover here, Christian Bale. Of course, everyone recognizes him as one of the guys who played Batman over the years. He is usually seen at a Starbucks location in Brentwood, which is a suburb of LA. They say that he is very nice there and he even uses his real name to order. He isn’t too worried about people recognizing him.
Celebrities either enjoy espresso drinks or something with a little more sweetness, and Bale is among the celebrities who enjoy a sweet drink for fun more than the actual caffeine. Bale has been married to Sibi Blažić, a model, makeup artist, and personal assistant to Winona Ryder, since January 2000 and they have two kids.
Who can forget Rory Gilmore from Gilmore Girls or Lena in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants? Alexis Bledel is another actress who frequents Starbucks wherever she goes. The question remains, what did Rory order? A Starbucks barista posted on a blog about their experience with her coming into the store. “Alexis Bledel came into my store once. I didn’t acknowledge to her the fact that I recognized her…”
“… She looked completely exhausted, so I’m sure the last thing she would have wanted was for the rest of my partners (who absolutely adore her) to freak out knowing she was there.” Well, that was nice of them. It seems like the baristas can really tell when a celebrity doesn’t want to be noticed.
The same barista who served Reese Witherspoon, Renee Zellweger, Katie Holmes, and Nicole Kidman also served Mary-Kate Olsen. This Olsen twin enjoys a Venti sugar-free vanilla skim latte because there is nothing better than a flavored latte on the go. There was a time when both Mary-Kate and Ashley were obsessed with their Venti drinks and weren’t photographed without one.
Mary-Kate’s addiction to coffee goes way back to her childhood acting days. She was interviewed by W Magazine and said, “When I was younger, on weekends, my mom would make us pancakes with our initials on them and then a tiny cup of coffee. I remember at 10 sneaking my own coffee and pouring a ton of sugar in and going up to the playroom and drinking it.”
Kylie Jenner usually takes her feelings to social media, and her coffee order is no different. In 2012, she did an #AskKylie session on Twitter and responded to a fan’s question about what her go-to Starbucks drink is. The fan wrote, “@KylieJenner favorite thing at Starbucks? #askkylie,” to which Jenner replied, “Carmel frap.”
When she isn’t in the mood for a caffeinated drink, she will go for a Passion Tea Lemonade with Raspberry Sweetener. For a simple post about what you drink from Starbucks, this got a lot of attention. So, if you follow Kylie, I’m sure that you already knew all of this.
This order really made me laugh. Nicole Kidman apparently enjoys Starbucks’ bold blend coffee with a cup of nonfat milk foam on the side. Now, I love Kidman, but this is a destructed cappuccino. This is basically a latte with foam. I don’t think it’s because she’s a celebrity that she feels the need to order in such a complicated way.
Also, you see regular every day people walk into a shop and order a latte with foam instead of just saying cappuccino. I just think it’s a right of passage walking into a Starbucks and making an order confusing. If they can spell our names wrong, we can have fun with how complicated it is to order.
This gentleman enjoys a drink from the Starbucks secret menu called the Red Eye. Hugh Jackman orders this regular coffee with one shot of espresso. It can be made either hot or cold and just gives you the extra boost that you are looking for. There are different levels to this secret drink also. The Black Eye is a coffee with two shots of espresso, and the Green Eye is a coffee with three shots.
I recommend checking out the secret menu of Starbucks to see the different names for ordering drinks with specifications. Another idea is to drink coffee at home with some freshly roasted beans. This is my go-to drink, a fresh single-origin bean roasted before it ships out and freshly ground right before I brew it. I am guilty of putting a bit of sugar in mine, which covers some of the special flavors, but freshly roasted is the way to go.
Katy Perry’s Starbucks order of a Tall Soy Vanilla Latte has a sweet backstory to go with it. Back in 2014, Perry ordered her usual at a Starbucks in Chicago, and an employee named Jason ended up making her drink. Jason has seen a few celebrities come through this location like Christian Slater and Mila Kunis, but he was more interested in meeting someone like David Bowie or Katy Perry. Jason was making a drink for ‘Katheryn,’ and when he looked up, he recognized Perry.
He freaked out a bit and told her that he knew she was trying to keep a low profile, which she really appreciated, and she ended up shaking his hand. Jason thought that was the end of the story, but she tweeted a thank you to him later saying, “Dear Jason @Starbucks on Ohio and N State in Chicago, you make a mean soy latte.” Later, Jason added, “I do have to say it’s amazing to say I’ve made a latte for Katy Perry. I’m still smiling about it.”
A Starbucks barista at a Boston location spotted Kevin Spacey and made sure to remember his order. Spacey ordered a venti vanilla latte, and according to the barista, “I personally waited on Kevin Spacey last year when he was in Boston filming 21. A Venti Vanilla Latte was his order, left a five-dollar tip, and was really cool when we asked if he was Kevin Spacey.
A shift in my store had thrown him out the week before because he brought his dog inside.” This wasn’t the only time that he was photographed on his way in and out of a Starbucks, but it was a memorable one. Here you can see him walking around with a holiday Starbucks to-go cup.