Not very rock and roll hobbies of the world's biggest rock stars
Have you ever wondered what some of the world’s most famous and talented rock stars do in their downtime? We may think that they live very rock and roll lifestyles with extreme hobbies such as skydiving and bungee jumping –but this is not always the case. Having looked into some of our favorite rock stars, their hobbies are a bit less rock and roll than we had imagined. Here are the five top unusual, and not very rock and roll hobbies of the world’s biggest rock stars.
Johnny Rotten, the Sex Pistols member rock star has a very unlikely hobby; Bingo! Who would have thought that a game so fun would be something on the top of Mr. Johnny Rotten’s hobbies? The 60 year old has confessed to being a big bingo fan. And we cannot blame him, bingo has recently been experiencing a huge resurgence in popularity, especially with the best bingo games now being available online too.
Rock Star Mick Jagger is a huge Cricket fan. It is most certainly not a very rock and roll sport, and we had him pegged for more of a boxing or a wrestling fanatic –but no, Mick loves his Cricket! Jagger enjoys going to watch Cricket matches while overseas when the English team are playing. While Cricket is his favorite, Jagger is reportedly also a football and tennis fan too!
Painting is something that Ozzy Osbourne loves to do! It may seem hard to believe that Ozzy likes to paint. But music and art are both creative, and Ozzy’s painting style has a dark side to it. But wow, can he paint! It may not seem like a very typical rock and roll type of hobby, but Ozzy is not painting rainbows and butterflies, that is for sure!
Jimi Hendrix was an avid reader, having loved science fiction especially. It is hard to imagine one of our all-time biggest rock stars sitting cuddled up with a book. In addition to science fiction, Hendrix also loved children’s books too. Jimmi apparently loved reading fairy tales, as well as childhood favorites such as Winnie the Pooh and Hans Christian Anderson’s collection of children’s stories.
Rod Stewart’s unlikely hobby is model train collecting. Yes, you read correctly –Rod Stewart likes to collect model trains. He has been dedicated to this hobby for over two decades now, making this something he takes very seriously. He has a complete replica of New York’s Grand Central Station, which is his prized possession.
So there you have it, five super famous rock stars who have very unlikely not so rock-and-roll hobbies. Hopefully you learned something new today about some of the world’s greatest rock legends! It goes to show that people are multi-faceted and can have multiple interests. Just because someone is a rock star, it does not mean that they do not have a softer side.