15 foolproof ways to get selfie with a famous person

If you want to get a selfie with a celebrity, you can’t sit back and just hope you get the chance. You have to make your own luck.

But there’s one thing working in your favour — famous people love taking pictures of themselves. You just have to put yourself in the right place at the right time.

Snagging a selfie with an actor, pop star, or athlete is more of an art than a science, but there are a few things you can do to drastically improve your chances.

Inspired by Rob Morris’ guide to getting a selfie with a politician, we’ve compiled our own list of 15 surefire ways to get a selfie with any famous person.

Here they are:

Go to a movie premiere.

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Pictured: Actor Daniel Craig.

Wear their gear.

Pictured: Donald Trump.

Stick out your tongue.

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Pictured: Miley Cyrus.

Get a bunch of other famous people together.

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Find a dog -- or a corporate sponsor.

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Pictured: YouTube star Connor Franta.

Actually, any cute animal will do.

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Pictured: Motorcycle racer Yonny Hernandez.

Get a selfie with their wax figure instead.

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Pictured: Wax Zac Efron.

Bring a selfie stick.

Pictured: President Barack Obama.

Dress to impress.

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Pictured: Blue Jays star Munenori Kawasaki.

Find a mirror.

Have the same first name.

Pictured: Bill Gates and Bill Clinton.

Be in uniform.

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Pictured: Actor Chris Pratt

Find a trophy and stand near it.

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Pictured: Boston Bruin's star Patrice Bergeron

Be part of a crowd.

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Pictured: Retired basketball player and TV personality Kenny Smith.


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Pictured: Kylie Jenner.

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