13 Famous Coffee Lovers Throughout History
Last week the world was wowed by National Coffee month, a month dedicated to the world’s favorite beverage: Coffee! We told you all about Johann Sebastian Bach’s Opera about a woman who was addicted to Coffee and then ended the month with 31 awesome Coffee Facts! This week we thought we would share with you some people who loved coffee as much as we do!
Classic Coffee Love!
The writer of the beloved Wizard of Oz series, reportedly had four or five cups of coffee with cream and sugar each morning before he put ink to paper. The enigmatic writer relied on his morning joe to get his creativity flowing downing his coffee with his on the dot breakfast at 8 a.m., and strong enough to , “float a spoon on it without sinking.”
While he lived in London, Franklin loved hold political meetings, play chess or even just edge in good conversation at his local coffee shop. Franklin loved coffee so much he even sold his own coffee beans.
Teddy Roosevelt, the 26th U.S. president, would often drink up to a gallon of coffee a day! He would typically add five to seven lumps of sugar to the drink, though he eventually switched to saccharine.
According to reports, the French military and political leader asked for a spoonful of coffee while on his deathbed. He is also responsible for a quote that has appeared on many a coffee cup: “I would rather suffer with coffee than be senseless.”
New Coffee Love!
Talk about some love for coffee, in 2006 Chan announced his plans to open coffee shops in China and Hong Kong followed by shops in the Philippines and Middle East. In his press release he said this about coffee: “Coffee, like music and movies, knows no barriers. Coffee is also a language in itself.”
The Comedian has a hilarious web series all about comedians drinking coffee in cars. Seinfeld summed up coffee perfectly, “We want to do a lot of stuff; we’re not in great shape. We didn’t get a good night’s sleep. We’re a little depressed. Coffee solves all these problems in one delightful little cup.”
What more could you ask for?
The Late Night TV host once quipped in an article to Esquire that he drinks too much coffee stating, “But if it weren't for the coffee, I'd have no identifiable personality whatsoever.”
While drinking coffee on screen or in private, Robert de Niro sips to the tune of 5,667 pounds. This expensive coffee drinking session was actually an auctioned coffee date won by a fan.
Jason is a Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter whose career began in the coffee houses of San Diego in 1999. These days, Mraz Family Farms is a focused passion of his. With a mission statement “Avocados. Coffee. World Peace.” you can be sure their coffee is percolating positivity.
Britney Spears is constantly photographed with the caffeinated beverage in her hand while running just about any errand you can think of. She loves coffee so much that she’s released a coffee based fragrance on the smell of iced coffee called, Private Show.
They Own A Coffee Brand?
Mainly known for his role as X-Men’s beloved Wolverine, Jackman is also one of the founding members of Laughing Man Coffee & Tea, which gives 100 percent of the worldwide revenue to education, community development, and new business development. Jackman said, “To me, the smell of fresh-made coffee is one of the greatest inventions.”
Named after Jones’ nickname Ol’ Possum, this coffee is roasted right in the home of country music and sold by Jones’ family.
Not only is he the famous drummer of Aerosmith, Kramer is also a coffee aficionado. After years of trying to find the perfect brew and failing, Kramer decided to make his own.
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