Which famous celebrities have climbed Kilimanjaro??

Many celebrities have climbed Mount Kilimanjaro as a private climb or for greater causes and charities. Among the famous celebrities and notable persons that have climbed Mount Kilimanjaro include:

  • Roman Abramovich, the Russian billionaire and owner of Chelsea Football Club, gave the mountain an attempt but sadly collapsed at 4,500meters (15,100 feet) due to respiratory difficulties.
  • Jessica Biel and team: Jessica Biel, together with her team from “Summit on the Summit”, reached the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in 2010. Her team included: -Emile Hirsch, Isabel Lucas, Tipper Gore, Lupe Fiasco, Santigold and Kenna
  • In 2009, celebrities Alesha Dixon, Gary Barlow, Ben Shepard, Denise Van Outen, Cheryl Cole, Chris Moyles, Fearne Cotton, Kimberley Walsh and Ronan Keating climbed Kilimanjaro using the Lemosho route for 8 days. They all made it to the top to raise awareness and raise money for malaria. Their charity climb raised almost $10 million from their charity group climb for their cause.
  • Martina Navratilova, 9 times Wimbledon champion, attempted to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro back in the year 2010, but altitude sickness got the best of her which made her quit unfortunately with only 1200m remaining to reach the summit.

Below is a list of the famous people that have climbed Mount Kilimanjaro

  1. Jessica Biel (2010) …
  2. Isabel Lucas (2010) …
  3. Lupe Fiasco (2010) …
  4. Emile Hirsch (2010) …
  5. Mandy Moore (2018) …
  6. Haloti Ngata (2019) …
  7. Brian Blessed. Brian Blessed (1988) …
  8. Cheryl Cole. Dan Walker.
  9. Eugene Kaspersky (2016)
  10. Brennan Swain (2020)

 

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