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Celebrity San Francisco 49ers Fans: Jeremy Renner and More

By Michael Feb 3, 2024

Win or lose, Jeremy Renner, Saweetie, Harry Shum Jr. and more celebrities are faithful to the San Francisco 49ers.

The football team — named after the 1849 gold rush in Northern California and dubbed the Niners by fans — was founded in 1946 and joined the NFL three years later. The 49ers were a powerhouse in the league during the ‘80s and ‘90s, winning five Super Bowls in 1981, 1984, 1988, 1989 and 1994.

It wasn’t until 2012 that the 49ers made it back to the big game, but they lost to the Baltimore Ravens. In 2020, the team made its seventh Super Bowl appearance, losing once again to the Kansas City Chiefs. Diehard fans, including Renner, were at the championship that year and have been waiting to get back ever since.

“Let’s go niners!! #miami #SuperBowl,” Renner wrote via Instagram in February 2020, sharing a snap of himself on the field.

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The actor was quick to celebrate in January 2024 after the 49ers won the NFC Championship game and earned a bid to Super Bowl LVIII, noting via social media that he’d be in Las Vegas to cheer them on.

The 49ers, led by quarterback Brock Purdy and star running back Christian McCaffrey, will play the Chiefs for the Lombardi Trophy in February 2024.

Scroll down to see which celebrities are always rooting for the Niners to win big:

Jeremy Renner
The Hawkeye actor, who is from Modesto, California, cheered for his favorite team at the 2020 Super Bowl. In January 2024, he revealed he would once again be at the big game in support of the squad.
Courtesy of Jeremy Renner/Instagram
Harry Shum Jr.
The Glee alum moved to San Francisco with his family when he was 6 years old and has been a Niners fan ever since. Shum Jr. wore a “Faithful to the Bay” jacket while at California’s Levi’s Stadium in January 2024.
Courtesy of Harry Shum Jr./Instagram
Blake Anderson
Anderson can be spotted at Levi’s Stadium every season as he was born and raised in Sacramento County, California. “Pulled up with pops for a WET&WILD one @levis stadium! HUGE thanks to the @49ers for having us in the building! So damn FUN (and a lil stressful 😂😮‍💨😜),” the Workaholics alum wrote via Instagram in January 2024 after a win. “Love getting to make memories with my old man! #DoItForTheBay #FTTB #bangbang #PackEmUp! 🍻🍻🍻.”
Courtesy of Blake Anderson/Instagram
The rapper is from Santa Clara, California, which is where the 49ers play, and she’s a proud member of the “Niners Gang.” Throughout the 2023-2024 season, Saweetie posted photos of herself wearing a “Do it for the Bay” shirt at several games.
Courtesy of Saweetie/Instagram
Olivia Culpo
Culpo has been rooting for the 49ers since her fiancé, McCaffrey, was traded to the team in October 2022. “You deserve it all Christian ❤️ I love you so so much,” the model wrote via Instagram in January 2024 after McCaffrey secured his ticket to the Super Bowl.
Courtesy of Olivia Culpo/Instagram
Katharine McPhee
McPhee has been documenting her love for the team for years, including a 2015 moment when she watched the 49ers on the field after singing the national anthem. McPhee is from Los Angeles, but she has cheered for the Niners at past Super Bowls.
Courtesy of Katherine McPhee/Instagram
Dana Carvey
The comedian, who grew up in the Bay Area, showed off his fresh 49ers wardrobe via X in October 2014. “Loving my new @LEVIS@49ers gear for this season… #levis49ers #ninerfaithful stand up!” Carvey captioned the snap.
Courtesy of Dana Carvey/Twitter
Marisa Miller
The model, who is from Northern California, took her love of the 49ers to the next level when she did an NFL photo shoot in 2017 and rocked the team’s gear. The following year, Miller watched a game from the sidelines with her dad.
Courtesy of Marisa Miller/Instagram
Sydney Hightower
The Bachelor Nation star married 49ers linebacker Fred Warner in June 2022. She has since been a fixture at the team’s games and celebrated Warner’s NFC win in January 2024.
“We’re headed to the SUPERBOWL! Making memories this year that will last a lifetime,” Hightower wrote via Instagram. “Our son will see these photos one day and know he was in my belly when daddy won the NFC Championship 🥹 We are blessed. So proud of you #54 ♥️.”
Courtesy of Sydney Hightower/Instagram
Andy Samberg
The Saturday Night Live alum has been a 49ers fan his entire life after growing up in Berkeley, California. Samberg showed off his custom jersey in February 2020 ahead of the team’s Super Bowl LVI loss.
Courtesy of The Lonely Island/Instagram
Matt Bomer
Bomer was in attendance when the 49ers won the NFC Championship in January 2024. “Thank you @49ers for an unforgettable game, and lifelong memory,” the White Collar alum wrote via social media, showing off his custom jean jacket and Niners jersey. “See you at the Super Bowl! @levis #FTTB #doitforthebay.”
Courtesy of Matt Bomer/Instagram

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