5 Celebrities Who Admit They’re Very Competitive

Revealing that they have a strong competitive streak, these 5 celebrities have opened up on how they constantly push themselves to be the best. Saying they are always very determined and driven, these stars want to reach the top and won’t let anything stop them on their quest. Not shy about admitting their competitiveness, these celebs have opened up on how they motivate themselves to get to the place they want to be.

Clive Owen


Clive feels competitive with himself which he sees as ambition: “I’m competitive with myself, but I’ve always thought of ambition like, I’ve got to get them. Fuck! But it might not be that. You can look at it… That’s the way I look at that word: if you’re stepping on anything to get there. And I’ve never been comfortable with that as an idea.”

Gigi Hadid

Gigi admits she has a competitive side from taking part in sports at school: ”I’m really competitive – I’m an athlete and played volleyball all through high school – so working out is fun for me. My trainer will tell me the women’s records for different things at the gym, and I’ll have to beat one by the end of the day or I won’t leave.”

Katy Perry

Katy is determined and always wants to push herself: “Maybe I’m competitive. I just feel like I have this gift that I’ve been given. It’s like, “Someone unwrap it! Here it is!” That drive can’t be held down. I have a lot of ambition.”

Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole feels competitive and driven: “Competitive in the right way and not a destructive way, I hope. I’m most competitive with myself. I am [a perfectionist]. Not as much as I used to be, but I’m pretty hardcore, that’s for sure.”

Selena Gomez

Selena wants to out-do herself: “I’m competitive with myself more than anything. And anyway, all of my friends in the business are bigger than me! Most of them are musicians, and I think music takes them to a whole new level. For me, I’m going to try out music, but it will be more fun than anything else. I’m really trying my hardest to become a well-respected actress.”