You’ve probably seen celebrities of all walks of life being awarded beautiful trophies and awards at events like the Oscars and the Grammy’s. Some of our favourite celebs have won dozens of these awards, and when you win something so precious, the last thing you would want to do is lock it away in a cabinet! Just like the movies that the below actors and actresses won, and entertained us, similarly, our casino also has online casino Canada games that could entertain you.
Of course, this begs the question, what do celebrities actually do with their awards? Where do they keep them, and do they look at them often or not? Interestingly, this varies from person to person, and some celebs have fascinating ways of displaying their accolades. Some have dedicated rooms for their awards, while others store them in weird and wonderful places like wine cabinets, bathrooms and offices. Want to find out more about where some of Hollywood’s biggest stars store their coveted awards? Keep reading!
Have you ever wondered what the iconic Julia Roberts has done with her trophies? Roberts revealed that she keeps her Oscar in a ‘parlour’ during an episode of the Ellen DeGeneres Show. She explained that her parlour is a room that she also calls the piano room, as it’s where the family piano stands and where her daughter plays it.
If you won an Oscar, the bathroom might be one of the last places you decide to store it. Fascinatingly enough, that is exactly where Susan Sarandon stores her award! She revealed this secret on Twitter, saying that she keeps her 1996 Academy Award for Best Actress in her guest loo.
Kate Winslet is another big star that prefers to keep her awards in her bathroom. During a GMTV interview, the star explained that everyone wants to hold the trophy and ask questions about it. She figured that by keeping it in the bathroom, her guests wouldn’t have to ask repeatedly to see the Oscar she won for The Reader back in 2009.
Iconic actor Tom Hanks has a logical storage spot for his various awards, including his Best Actor Oscar award for Philadelphia in 1993, and his Best Actor Oscar award for Forrest Gump in 1994. Hanks keeps them all on the family trophy shelf, next to his family’s sports trophies and his wife’s ‘World’s Greatest Mom’ trophy as well.
John Legend was the first African-American man to win an Oscar, a Grammy, an Emmy and a Tony. He’s also the youngest person to ever achieve this feat. He is understandably proud of his achievements, which are all displayed in pride of place next to the piano in his music room.
Emma Stone recently told the press that she has enlisted one very important person to look after her Best Actress Oscar, her mother. The actress stores her Oscar award at her mom’s home for safekeeping. However, she keeps her Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award at her own home, along with her spelling bee trophy from the 4th grade.
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Gooding Jr. won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his outstanding Jerry Maguire role. Nowadays, he stores it in pride of place in an old cabinet that he says is temperature controlled. The actor says that this feature kept the award looking like new for a while, but that he later moved it to his screening room where it began to tarnish and develop character.
Davis is a sensible actress indeed. She keeps her Best Supporting Actress Oscar, which she won for her role in Fences, in the office she shares with her husband and Julius Tennon, her production partner. The Oscar sits in pride of place next to her Tony and her Emmy, but Davis says that that is all Tennon’s doing. She noted in an interview that her awards would likely be in a garage or in storage otherwise.
Goldie Hawn has chosen her meditation room as the best place in which to keep her Best Supporting Actress Oscar, which she won for her role in Cactus Flower in 1970. She says that sometimes she leaves it on the mantle, but other times she puts it away safely, preferring not to dwell too much in the past.