Scan this QR Code to follow PureWow on Snapchat!

They call it the great equalizer: Rich or poor, young or old, Mariah Carey or Neil Diamond—the subway doesn’t discriminate. So if you spot one of these celebs on your train, don’t be surprised (or at least don’t freak out and blow their cover). Here, 16 of our favorite MetroCard holders.

RELATED: 11 NYC Spots That Are Totally, Definitely, Absolutely Haunted

A post shared by Emma Watson (@emmawatson) on

Emma Watson

And she’s hiding free books at different stops. (Our Hermione girl-crush just increased a million-fold.) 

RELATED: 15 of Our Favorite Neighborhood Bookstores in NYC

A post shared by Allison Williams (@aw) on

Allison Williams

We honestly wouldn’t have recognized her in this get-up.

Jessica Chastain

And the cutest fam award goes to…

A post shared by Drew Barrymore (@drewbarrymore) on

Drew Barrymore

Permission granted to apply concealer on the subway.

A post shared by Mariah Carey (@mariahcarey) on

Mariah Carey

Leave it to Mimi to wear a sparkly blue gown and fingerless gloves on the 1 train. 

RELATED: The New $3 Ride Service That Wants to Fix Your Commute

A post shared by Tom Hanks (@tomhanksworld) on

Tom Hanks

He seems to be deep in thought (probably about Wilson, RIP).

Alexa Chung and Zooey Deschanel

If only we looked this chic waiting for our train…

helen mirren subway1
Raymond Hall/Getty Images

Helen Mirren

Academy-award-winning dames: They’re just like us! (Except for the whole Will Smith thing.)

A post shared by KATY PERRY (@katyperry) on

Katy Perry

Squad goals on the A train.

neil patrick harris subway LIST
Ray Tamarra/Getty Images

Neil Patrick Harris

Don’t worry, NPH. The trains confuse us, too.

A post shared by Andy Cohen (@bravoandy) on

Andy Cohen

New reality show pitch: Real Housewives of the MTA.

A post shared by SJP Collection (@sjpcollection) on

Sarah Jessica Parker

Carrie Bradshaw SJP would wear stilettos on the E train.

RELATED: 8 Lyft Hacks You Probably Aren’t Using (but Should Be)

neil diamond subway LIST
Waring Abbott/Getty Images

Neil Diamond

“I’ll be what I am, a solitary man, solitary man…”

maggie gyllenhaal subway LIST
Josiah Kamau/Getty Images

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Maybe she’s rehearsing a scene in HBO’s new show The Deuce?

emma roberts subway LIST
Josiah Kamau/Getty Images

Emma Roberts

Chanel Oberlin on the subway? Not possible.

hillary swank subway LIST
Josiah Kamau/Getty Images

Hilary Swank

See? Even million-dollar babies ride the subway.

RELATED: The 10 Worst People You’ll See on the NYC Subway

From Around The Web