Celeb’s And Their Pitbulls

My kids are around pit bulls every day. In the ’70s they blamed Dobermans, in the ’80s they blamed German shepherds, in the ’90s they blamed the Rottweiler. Now they blame the pit bull.”– Cesar Millan

Pit bulls get a bad rap because of irresponsible owners. Many people consider the look or popularity of a breed before thinking about whether the dog works for their lifestyle. Please evaluate your lifestyle before taking on the responsibility of a pit bull.

Celebrities Who Own Pit Bulls

  • Jon Stewart of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart owns two pit bulls: Shamsky & Monkey.

  • Ken Howard, award-winning actor from Crossing Jordon, was saved by his pit bull Shadow during a medical crisis.

  • Movie star Alicia Silverstone owns a rescued pit bull named Samson.

  • Adam Brody gave girlfriend and O.C. co-star Rachel Bilson a pit bull named Penny Lane as a birthday gift.

  • Oscar winner Jamie Foxx, TV Personality Rachael Ray and Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker Joey Porter all own two pit bulls!

  • Jessica Biel has a pit bull named Tina, and Jessica Alba owns a pit bull puppy.

  • President Theodore Roosevelt, President Woodrow Wilson, singer Kevin Federline, radio personality Ira Glass, actor Fred Astaire, General George Patton, actor Michael J. Fox, actor Jan Michael Vincent, actor Jack Dempsy, Thomas Edison, singer Madonna, movie star Brad Pitt, actress Bernadette Peters, comedian Sinbad, actress Linda Blair, actor Humphrey Bogart, musician Usher, comedian Mel Brooks, actress Ann Bancroft, actor Jan Michael Vincent, singer Pink, actress Eliza Dushku and actress Kelli Williams are just a few other celebrities who own or have owned a pit bull.

TV, Film & Print Appearances

  • Petey from The Little Rascals.

  • Grunt from the 1983 movie Flashdance.

  • Tige from Buster Brown shoe advertisements.

  • The dog in the film Snatch is a pit bull.

  • Jennifer Lopez used a pit bull in the music video “I’m Glad”.

  • Veronica Mars from the UPN show of the same name owns a pit bull named Backup.

  • The pit bull was so respected in the early 1900’s that the military chose an image of a dignified pit bull to represent the country on WWI propaganda posters.

  • The pit bull is the only breed to have graced the cover of Life Magazine three times.

Fun fact about the DPC’s famous pit bull, Daddy

  • Rapper Redman was Daddy’s original owner. He gave the four-month old dog to Cesar to care for at the center, because he didn’t feel he could take care of him properly in his environment.

Other Fun Facts

  • Helen Keller had a pit bull as a family pet.

  • Dakota is a pit bull search and rescue who searched for the remains of the astronauts who lost their lives in explosion of the space shuttle Columbia.

  • Popsicle, who received his name after police found him in a freezer during a drug raid, is famous for sniffing out drugs for the DEA.

  • A pit bull rescued in South Los Angeles by County Fire Station 14 during 1985 was the station’s mascot for years.

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