Leeds United fan Ricky Wilson is the frontman for indie rock band Kaiser Chiefs.

Famous Leeds United fans: 21 celebrities who support the Whites, including the new head of state who loves Leeds

From prime-ministers and athletes to tennis stars and comedians, Leeds United boast a host of celebrity fans in the UK and abroad.

Thursday, 21st October 2021, 7:03 am

On October 14, Leeds United fan Jonas Gahr Støre became the Prime Minister of Norway.

Despite growing up in Oslo, Støre has said he felt “a kind of infatuation, a fascination” with the Whites ever since he was a child.

The Labour politician shared his affinity with Norway newspaper Aftenposten, relating how he suffered from the “objectively unfair” victory of Bayern Munich over Leeds in the Champions League final of 1975.

But he’s not the only unlikely figurehead to be Leeds, through and through. Here are some of the famous faces who are avid Whites fans.

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