Meeting Celebrities is a thrilling experience! If you live in Los Angeles, New York or other big cities you might be lucky enough to meet a celebrity at an event in real life and maybe ask for an autograph.
If not, you can still request autographs using fan mail. Most celebrities will reply to fan mail and see it as another part of being famous. Some send a personalized signed picture. Some send a handwritten note. You may even get a cast photo or memorabilia from the show the star works on. Some celebrities have staff who handle fan mail and they simply send out pre printed signed pics.
There are several on line resources to find star’s addresses. I have a blog with many Disney and Nickelodeon stars addresses. Also Fanmail.biz is a great source. That site has forums and 1000’s of addresses.
Some stars have different addresses
Via Venue means the address at the location the celebrity is filming at.
For example: Bella Thorne tapes Shake it Up at LA Center Studios
So her via venue address is :
1201 West 5th St
LA, CA. 90017
Most stars also have an address they prefer fan mail be delivered to which may be the manager /talent agent
So Bella’s other address is:
William Morris Endeavor
9601 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
There are a few terms we use so often, we have abbreviations for them:
LOR = Letter of Request
SASE = self addressed stamped envelope
TTM= through the mail
A Letter of Request should always be included in your fan mail. If you are requesting something from a celeb take the time to let him/her know what they mean to you.
I’ve been a fan ever since I heard/saw _________. I think you are an amazing _________. I follow you career and can’t wait until _____.
I follow you on Twitter. I hope you hit ________ followers soon. It would be great to meet you someday. You inspire me to __________.
Could I please have an autographed picture? It would be amazing if you replied!
SASE= self addressed stamped envelope
It is always good etiquette to send an envelope that you have already addressed with your address and Put stamps on. $1.08 is the suggested amount an 9×12 envelope with a few papers inside.
TTM = Through the Mail
Someone might say I got this autograph in person and this one TTM .. Meaning through mail.
So here are the steps to sending fan mail.
1 Get the supplies you will need
2 9×12 envelopes
Paper for letters
Optional pre printed address labels
Optional : Markers or stickers just for fun
2 Decide who you will send mail to. I think it’s a good idea to send out a bunch at the same time. That way you will hopefully get some back. Not all addresses are current and not all celebs reply.
3. Look on my blog or search Fanmail.Biz for addresses.
4 write your letters of request
5 include 1 letter, 1 pre addressed self stamped envelope in each envelope.
6 Mail Them
7 Wait for replies
Hopefully you will receive some with 2-3 weeks. Some might take months if a star is filming on location or has a fan mail address in a different state like Ariana Grande.
Her fan mail address is:
265 S Federal Hwy
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
As you can imagine, it would take extra time to get her mail and reply.
I hope this helps you get autographs.
Please comment here if you try this and have success!