15 Funny First Tweets From Your Favorite Celebrity Twitter Users

These celebs might be Twitter Noobs, but they still got off to a great start.

Just when you thought that everybody was already on Twitter, a famous new user pops up with their first-ever Tweet and makes internet headlines.  When A Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin sent his very first tweet out into the world, it was pretty darn perfect.  Likewise, government agency the C.I.A. shocked everyone when their first tweet pushed aside their typical stiff-spooks-in-suits image and brought some humor to their Twitter feed.

With the Twitter microsite, #FirstTweet, it's now easy to look up any user and see what their first tweet looked like.  For most users, myself included, the first tweet is a variation of "Hey, I'm on Twitter.  How does this work?"  Yet many users manage to bring the funny on their very first try.  Let's take a look at some of the funniest first tweets ever.

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Jim Gaffigan: @JimGaffigan

Via Twitter/@JimGaffigan.

Jim Gaffigan has gone on to become one of the funniest people on social media, hands down.

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Jerry Seinfeld: @JerrySeinfeld

Via Twitter/@JerrySeinfeld.

Thankfully for us, it was not his last tweet.

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On a random Friday afternoon in June, the United States' most secretive government agency chimed into the global Twitter conversation, and guess what?  They actually said something funny.

"We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet," @CIA wrote, causing an immediate flurry of web activity as the world reacted to this new side of the CIA.

One Twitter user spoke for all of us by tweeting back, "@CIA how does it feel to be followed for once?"

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Rob Delaney: @robdelaney

Via Twitter/@robdelaney.

That's nice, Rob... if not a bit TMI.

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Jerry Seinfeld: @JerrySeinfeld


Surprise!  Jerry Seinfeld's first tweet is really funny.  We expected nothing less.

Thankfully for us, this was not Jerry's last tweet after all.

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Chelsea Peretti: @chelseaperetti

Via Twitter/Chelseaperetti.

Weirdly enough, there's now no "V" in her handle.  The "spambot whore" must have given it up.

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Stephen Colbert: @StephenAtHome


Comedian and political satirist Stephen Colbert displayed his usual well-worded and flippant attitude for his first tweet, and he has only improved his Twitter style over the years.

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Ellen Degeneres: @TheEllenShow

Ellen's trademark wit knows no bounds.  Though her first tweet falls into the "Is this thing on?" category, the television host's twitter feed continues to be one of the most active (and continuously kind) brands on social media today.
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Conan O'Brien: @ConanOBrien


Conan O'Brien joined Twitter during his brief period of unemployment after he was let go from The Tonight Show, and before he got his new show, Late Night with Conan O'Brien.


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Oprah Winfrey: @Oprah


When you're one of the richest and most powerful women of the world, you can say whatever you want... even if you say it all in CAPS.

Seriously, O, why the shouting?  

Thankfully, Oprah has since managed to tone it down a bit.

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George R.R.Martin: @GRRMSpeaking


Although there are a slew of fake Martin Twitter accounts, his publisher, Random House, has verified that @GRRMspeaking is indeed the real deal.

True to form, Martin uses his first tweet to remind his fans that he won't be tweeting very often.  He's got books to write, after all.

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Patton Oswalt: @pattonoswalt

funny first tweet
Via Twitter/@pattonoswalt.

Comedian Patton Oswalt is one of the funniest people on Twitter, and his first tweet was typically perfect.

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Warren Buffett: @WarrenBuffett


Similar to the CIA, it's surprising to find that superstar investment analyst Warren Buffett has what appears to be a darn good sense of humor.  Buffett's first tweet, a simple "Warren is in the house," pretty much rocks.

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James Cameron: @JimCameron


So, the "King of the World," Titanic director Jim (Jim?  May I call you Jim?) Cameron, takes advice from Ryan Seacrest?

This changes EVERYTHING.

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Kate Upton: @KateUpton


Last but not least, actress and Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Kate Upton got her Twitter feed off with a bang, asking that age-old question about how to turn her page's background into a picture of her boobs. Bless her.

You've got to hand it to the girl, she knows what her followers want!

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