Ranking 4th out of 193 breeds with the American Kennel Club, it is official: the fabulous Frenchie has stolen the hearts of most Americans. Could their in with celebrities have contributed?
French Bulldogs are popular among the rich and famous celebrities that are well known around the world.
French Bulldogs have climbed into the laps of celebrities such as Reese Witherspoon, Iggy Azalea, Lady Gaga, Ashley Olsen, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen, Martha Stewart, The Rock, and more.
According to Vet Street, Reese Witherspoon got a gorgeous blue-grey Frenchie named Pepper in 2016. According to EW, Reese is famous for being a dog lover; she wrote a lovely tribute for Moonie, the chihuahua she co-starred with in Legally Blonde.
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The Desperate Housewives star who did not treat her husband's guide dog with kindness is actually a dog lover in real life. According to GetLeashedMagazine, she owns a beautiful blue French Bulldog named Popeye.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
According to Men's Health, The Rock loves his Frenchie, Hobbs, so much that he cast him in a movie! Hobbs will star in a movie called Hobbs & Shaw, a spin-off of the fast and furious franchise. The Rock fully admits nepotism helped Hobbs land the role.
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Ladies and gents, the gremlin known as HOBBS. As producer of @hobbsandshaw, I thought it was the right thing to do to actually cast my French bulldog in our movie. Nepotism shmepotism 😉💁🏽♂️ Three years ago we brought puppy Hobbs and his baby brother, Brutus home to become our ohana. Sadly, we lost puppy Brutus a few months later. Broke our hearts, but this little beast Hobbs goes on to live his best life daily and I'm quite proud of his performance in our movie. Plus, he dropped a steaming 3 curler 💩 right in the middle of the set 😂🤦🏽♂️ The biggest star the Fast & Furious franchise has ever seen and one bad ass sumbitch. #HobbsTheBulldog #BrutusWouldBeProud🖤 #EspeciallyThePoopPart HOBBS & SHAW AUGUST 2ND
Duff is a dedicated dog lover, According to DailyMail, She owned a French Bulldog named Beau, who passed away in 2016. She wrote a moving tribute to mourn him.
Though Chow Chows appear to be her favorite breed, even America's favorite homemaker was unable to resist the siren call of the French Bulldog.
Martha Stewart currently owns four French Bulldogs: Bête Noire, Crème Brûlée, Francesa, and Sharkey. She reminisces about the animals she has shared her life with on her website in an article appropriately titled, "Martha's Ark".
Denise is known for being an animal lover; she has been involved in animal rescue and posted lots of pictures of her furry family members online for fans to enjoy.
The former child star turned fashion designer has an adorable fawn Frenchie according to PopSugar.
According to Media Post, the former Saved by the Bell star Mario Lopez and his handsome French Bulldog, Julio Cesar Chavez Lopez, proudly rooted for the non-sporting group in the 2018 American Kennel Club National Championship dog show sponsored by Royal Canin.
Wolverine apparently is partial to canines in real life. Hugh and his daughter Ava love their French Bulldogs, Dali, and Peaches, according to Bark Post. The paparazzi snapped tons of pictures of the Jackman Frenchies living their best life.
According to the Daily Mail UK, Vanessa Hudgens dressed her French Bulldogs in pink outfits to keep them cozy in New York's cold weather.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
The former Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Gossip Girl star love Frenchies too. Her lovable sidekick Mya loves posing for paparazzi according to People.
Olympic snowboarder Shaun White succumbed to Frenchie fever too. According to People, he owns a cute French Bulldog named Rambo. He goes with Shaun almost everywhere and was present to cheer him on at the Olympics – in a sweater of course – it was cold.
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps owns two French Bulldogs, Juno and Legend. They even starred in a Nulo pet food commercial together.
According to Celebrity Dog Watcher, Jonah Hill refers to his French Bulldog, Carmela, as his "adopted daughter" and the "light of his life" in an interview with Ellen. Jonah even has an unofficial godfather for Carmela: Channing Tatum.
According to Page A Day, Lady Gaga owns four French Bulldogs. Her first Frenchie, a beautiful black French Bulldog named Asia, sparked her love of the breed; she adopted 3 other Frenchies after getting Asia. Asia even has her own Instagram account!
According to ABC News, this Australian rapper owns a black French Bulldog named "Shrinkabull jam don't shake like that Jelli", Jelli for short.
The former scrubs star added a Frenchie to his family named Scooter according to PopSugar.
Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, and Sunny in Due Date
Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis starred in a movie called "Due Date" with a very handsome French Bulldog named Sunny. In the movie, Mr. Downey's character hates the dog and even spits in her face!
However, according to People, there was a very different story going on behind the cameras. Sunny's trainer, Mark Harden recalls: "It was really funny when Robert had to say he didn't like her because he really loved her … In between takes, he would put her in his lap and sit with her." Mr. Downey and Mr.
Galifianakis bonded with Sunny during the filming of the movie. Mr. Downey became so smitten with Sunny that he asked her breeder if he could adopt her.
Many celebrities own the adorable French Bulldogs that America has become obsessed with. However, these dogs require special care and are expensive to own.
Before adding a Frenchie to your family because your favorite celebrity has one, be sure to research the breed thoroughly.
If after your research you decide that you can provide a life long home to a Frenchie, then start searching for your next best friend
As a freelance pet writer and blogger, Shannon is passionate about crafting knowledge-based, science-supported articles that foster healthy bonds of love and respect between people and animals. But her first and very most important job is as a dog auntie and cockatiel, tortoise, and box turtle mama.