15 foolproof ways to get selfie with a famous person

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If you want to get a selfie with a celebrity, you can’t sit back and just hope you get the chance. You have to make your own luck.

But there’s one thing working in your favor – famous people love taking pictures of themselves. You just have to put yourself in the right place at the right time.

Snagging a selfie with an actor, pop star, or athlete is more of an art than a science, but there are a few things you can do to drastically improve your chances.

Inspired by Rob Morris’ guide to getting a selfie with a politician, we’ve compiled our own list of 15 surefire ways to get a selfie with any famous person.

Here they are:


Go to a movie premiere.

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Pictured: Actor Daniel Craig.
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Wear their gear.

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Pictured: Donald Trump.
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Stick out your tongue.

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Pictured: Miley Cyrus.
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Get a bunch of other famous people together.


Find a dog — or a corporate sponsor.

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Pictured: YouTube star Connor Franta.
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Actually, any cute animal will do.

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Pictured: Motorcycle racer Yonny Hernandez.
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Get a selfie with their wax figure instead.

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Pictured: Wax Zac Efron.
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Bring a selfie stick.

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Pictured: President Barack Obama.
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Dress to impress.

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Pictured: Blue Jays star Munenori Kawasaki.
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Find a mirror.


Have the same first name.

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Pictured: Bill Gates and Bill Clinton.
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Be in uniform.

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Pictured: Actor Chris Pratt
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Find a trophy and stand near it.

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Pictured: Boston Bruin’s star Patrice Bergeron.
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Be part of a crowd.

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Pictured: Retired basketball player and TV personality Kenny Smith.
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Scream.

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Pictured: Kylie Jenner.
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