All of the Celebrities Starring in 2021 Super Bowl Ads
Will Ferrell, Michael B. Jordan, John Travolta, Dolly Parton, and more star in commercials this year.
The Super Bowl might be looking different in 2021, but the commercials are carrying on as usual. Like every other year, the 2021 Super Bowl ads are full of celebrities, from former football players to A-list actors to popular musicians. John Travolta promotes a gardening product with his daughter and some Grease dance move, Michael B. Jordan pretends to be a smart home device, and Dolly Parton sings "5 to 9" instead of "9 to 5" for a website building company, among many other unexpected collaborations. Read on to find out the 50 celebrities who are starring in Super Bowl ads this year, and for more on the big game, check out these 27 Amazing Super Bowl Facts That'll Blow Your Mind.
Maya Rudolph for Klarna
In a Super Bowl commercial for payment app Klarna, Maya Rudolph plays herself times four as she sings Nancy Sinatra's "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" and buys a pair of pink cowboy boots, using the company's signature "Pay in 4" multi-payment plan. Watch the commercial here.
Michael B. Jordan for Amazon Alexa
Michael B. Jordan stars in a new Super Bowl ad for Amazon Alexa in which he is the Amazon Alexa device. The commercial shows an Amazon employee, who says, "I literally couldn't imagine a more beautiful vessel for Alexa to be inside." But then, she goes on to imagine what it would be like if the Sexiest Man Alive was the actual Alexa. Watch the commercial here.
Will Ferrell for General Motors
Will Ferrell is on a mission to get more Americans to buy electric cars in a new General Motors Super Bowl ad, and he brings some other celebrities with him for the ride. Watch the commercial here.
Kenan Thompson for General Motors
Ferrell's fellow Saturday Night Live actor Kenan Thompson, dressed as a pirate for his daughter's birthday, is the first famous face the comedian picks up.
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Awkwafina for General Motors
And Crazy Rich Asians star and rapper Awkwafina rounds out the trio on their GM mission (and she does some archery, too).
Amy Schumer for Hellman's
Comedian Amy Schumer stars in an ad for Hellman's, and ahead of the Super Bowl, two teaser clips for the commercial were released. One shows Schumer entering into what appears to be mayonnaise heaven, while the other shows her buying jar after jar of mayonnaise while wearing gold wings. Watch the clips here and here.
Jason Alexander for Tide
Tide's Super Bowl commercial is about a teenager who owns a hoodie with Seinfeld star Jason Alexander's face on it. The face changes depending on the situation the teen is in, and at the end, the real Alexander discovers that the kid is walking around wearing his face on a shirt without permission. Watch the commercial here.
John Travolta (and daughter Ella Travolta) for Scotts & Miracle-Gro
John Travolta and his 20-year-old daughter, Ella Travolta, are featured in a commercial for Scotts & Miracle-Gro that also features several other stars. In the new Super Bowl ad, the Travoltas do some dance moves from his 1978 movie Grease while recording a TikTok video. Watch the commercial here.
Martha Stewart for Scotts & Miracle-Gro
Martha Stewart is also in the Scotts & Miracle-Gro ad. She shows off her gardening and says Travolta's "still got it!"
Leslie David Baker for Scotts & Miracle-Gro
The Office star Leslie David Baker shows up in the Scotts & Miracle-Gro ad and is enjoying grilling in his backyard. He tells John and Ella, "Hey, Travoltas, don't be Tik-ing and Tok-ing on my grass!"
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Kyle Busch for Scotts & Miracle-Gro
NASCAR driver Kyle Busch is also in the Scotts & Miracle-Gro commercial. He rides in on lawnmower decorated like his race car.
Carl Weathers for Scotts & Miracle-Gro
Rocky actor Carl Weathers practices his golf game in the same ad and accidentally hits Baker with a ball.
Emma Lovewell for Scotts & Miracle-Gro
Lastly, the Scotts & Miracle-Gro ad features Peloton instructor and Instagram influencer Emma Lovewell, who encourages Baker to try out some of her exercise moves.
Mila Kunis for Cheetos
Moving on to another commercial, Mila Kunis stars in an ad for Cheetos that shows her trying to hide the fact that she's stealing her real-life husband Ashton Kutcher's snacks. Watch the commercial here.
Ashton Kutcher for Cheetos
In the commercial, Kutcher repeatedly catches Kunis in different parts of their house eating his Cheetos and that's where another celebrity comes in…
Shaggy for Cheetos
Shaggy, who is known for his hit song "It Wasn't Me," coaches Kunis to just say, "It wasn't me" whenever Kutcher finds her with his snacks. He also raps a new, Cheetos-themed verse of the song.
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Mike Myers for Uber Eats
Mike Myers and Dana Carvey bring back their characters, Wayne and Garth, from Saturday Night Live and the Wayne's World movies for a commercial for Uber Eats. Watch the commercial here.
Dana Carvey for Uber Eats
In the Uber Eats ad, Myers and Carvey talk about how they want people to eat local, but would never use manipulation techniques like showing cute babies.
Cardi B for Uber Eats
After saying, "We'd never shamelessly rely on a celebrity cameo," rapper Cardi B shows up. Then all three participate in some TikTok trends, including dressing up as each other.
Lil Nas X for Logitech
Lil Nas X is featured in a commercial for technology company Logitech. Along with the "Old Town Road" rapper, the new Super Bowl ad shows all different types of artists and creators at work. Watch the commercial here.
Nick Jonas for Dexcom
Nick Jonas, who has type 1 diabetes, stars in a Super Bowl ad for Dexcom, a glucose monitoring system for those who have the disease. In the commercial, the actor and singer talks about how far technology has come, and it shows him changing into a digitally altered older version of himself in what could very well be the year 3000. Watch the commercial here.
Lenny Kravitz for Stella Artois
In his ad for Stella Artois, Lenny Kravitz says, "We're all born with 2.5 billion heartbeats" and then encourages everyone to "invest in each other" as "heartbeat billionaires." Watch the commercial here.
John Cena for Mountain Dew
A teaser clip for John Cena's Mountain Dew ad shows the wrestler and actor explaining that those who count up the number of bottles of Mountain Dew Major Melon in the commercial that airs on Sunday can enter to win $1 million. Watch the teaser here.
Matthew McConaughey for Doritos
Matthew McConaughey stars in a commercial for Doritos 3D in which he is 2D. A flat version of McConaughey walks around doing his daily activities and trying to figure out how he can start feeling like himself again. Watch the commercial here.
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Jimmy Kimmel for Doritos
The Doritos commercial shows Flat Matthew making a talk show appearance with Jimmy Kimmel as the host. After seeing his strange look, Kimmel asks if McConaughey drove to the show or faxed himself.
Mindy Kaling for Doritos
Mindy Kaling also appears in the Doritos ad as another guest appearing on the talk show at the same time as Flat-hew McConaughey.
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Dan Levy for M&Ms
Schitt's Creek star and creator Dan Levy stars in an ad for M&Ms. The commercial features a series of people apologizing to someone by giving them a bag of M&Ms. Levy apologizes to two M&Ms for eating their friends, but he can't promise it won't happen again. Watch the commercial here.
Anthony Davis for Michelob Ultra
Several famous sports stars are featured in this new Super Bowl commercial for Michelob Ultra. Along with voiceover about whether athletes are happy because they win or win because they are happy, we see videos and photos of stars, starting with NBA player Anthony Davis. Watch the commercial here.
Peyton Manning for Michelob Ultra
The commercial then shows former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning enjoying beer with some buddies…
Alex Morgan for Michelob Ultra
Soccer star Alex Morgan plays ping-pong in the ad while having her Michelob…
Brooks Koepka for Michelob Ultra
Golfer Brooks Koepka has a water balloon fight by a pool…
Serena Williams for Michelob Ultra
And lastly, Serena Williams enjoys some at-home karaoke with friends.
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Leslie Grace for Bacardi
Bacardi's commercial is really just a portion of a music video from singer Leslie Grace and rapper Meek Mill for their song "Conga," which Bacardi premiered on its YouTube channel. Watch the full video here and the commercial clip here.
Meek Mill for Bacardi
Grace and Meek Mill's new track is their own version of Miami Sound Machine's 1985 hit "Conga."
The Weeknd for Pepsi
The Weeknd is the halftime show performer for this year's Super Bowl, so naturally, he appears in a couple of ads promoting the show and halftime show sponsor Pepsi. Watch one of the commercials here.
And for more on the drama behind this appearance, check out This May Be Why The Weeknd Was Shut Out of the 2021 Grammy Race.
Joe Montana for Guinness
Football great Joe Montana stars in an ad for Guinness in which he talks about overcoming tough times in football and in life in general. Watch the commercial here.
Lil Baby for Rockstar Energy
In a commercial for Rockstar Energy drinks, rapper Lil Baby proudly says, "Real rockstars don't chase the spotlight. It chases them." Watch the commercial here.
Post Malone for Bud Light
Bud Light went with an Avengers theme for its Super Bowl commercial. It shows celebrities and characters from past Bud Light ads coming together to get the beer back on shelves. One of the "Bud Light legends" is musician Post Malone. Watch the commercial here.
Cedric the Entertainer for Bud Light
The other celebrity who pops up in the Bud Light commercial is Cedric the Entertainer, who starred in ads for the beer years ago.
Don Cheadle for Michelob Ultra Organic Seltzer
At first, it seems like the ad for Michelob Ultra Organic Seltzer features tons of celebrities, from Serena Williams, to Usher, to Megan Fox. But, at the end, it's revealed that all of them were fakes, including a fake Christopher Walken voiceover. The only celeb who is actually in the commercial is Don Cheadle, who meets his double on a boat. Watch the commercial here.
Marshawn Lynch for Frito-Lay
In an ad for Frito-Lay, NFL player Marshawn Lynch reads a "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" story, but about the night before the Super Bowl. As he narrates, several former football players act out the scenes. Watch the commercial here.
Peyton Manning for Frito-Lay
Manning appears in his second Super Bowl commercial of 2021…
Eli Manning for Frito-Lay
His brother Eli Manning is shown playing catch with him—until a football goes through the wall and they get in trouble with their dad…
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Joe Montana for Frito-Lay
Frito-Lay's ad also marks Montana's second appearance on the 2021 Super Bowl commercials list…
Jerry Rice for Frito-Lay
Jerry Rice is featured in a 49ers-only hangout with Montana…
Troy Aikman for Frito-Lay
Former Dallas Cowboys player Troy Aikman intrudes in the 49ers club…
Jerome Bettis for Frito-Lay
Former Pittsburgh Steelers player Jerome Bettis pops up, too…
Terry Bradshaw for Frito-Lay
Bettis shares his "'Twas the Night Before the Super Bowl" scene with Terry Bradshaw…
Deion Sanders for Frito-Lay
And finally, NFL legend Deion Sanders is seen waking up on Super Bowl morning wearing Cheetos pajamas.
Dolly Parton for Squarespace
Lastly, there is a Super Bowl ad that prominently features Dolly Parton—but you barely get to see her. Parton recorded a version of her famous song "9 to 5" that is retitled "5 to 9" for the website hosting company Squarespace. It's all about working on your passion outside of your regular job—and she gives a literal wink and nod in the ad on the cover a magazine. Watch the commercial here.
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