Entertainment Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell  

Amy Boal
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List Rules Upvote the people whose names you will just never be able to spell correctly without asking Google for help.

Some big time Hollywood celebrities have one tiny thing wrong with them: it's very hard to spell their names. These celebrities all have hard names to spell, either because they are much more complex than say, "John Smith," or because they are a creative take on a usually easy name, like "Katharine" Hepburn. Tricky!

The famous names on this list are ones you probably remember, because when you first heard them, you went "well, what now?" Do you misspell Shia LaBeouf every single time you search Google to learn about his latest antics? Yes, yes you do. It's okay, so does everyone else.

From Matthew Mcconnaughheyeyghey (Matthew Mcaun? Matthew Machonahy? Matthew Mahogany? Who even knows.) to Oscar 2013 darling Quvenzhané Wallis, there are some celebs with complicated names that you will just never master. It's okay, the world will keep spinning, I promise.

Celebrities with complicated names are also some of the biggest stars in Hollywood. Remember Monica from Friends? Of course you do, but you definitely don't remember the extra "e" in Courteney Cox! In any case, it's time for you to upvote the celebrity names you can never remember how to spell. Bonus: if you can think of any other famous people with confusing name spellings, then you can, and should, add them to this list for other mystified fans of big screen stars to ponder.
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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor, Voice acting
2
176 28
Akon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
inky17726 added Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper
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305 128
Quvenzhané Wallis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Child Actor, Actor
4
230 121
Chiwetel Ejiofor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director
5
140 62
Saoirse Ronan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
6
179 111
Djimon Hounsou is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Film Producer, Model, Actor
7
180 125
Yvonne Strahovski is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Actor, Voice acting
8
213 225
Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Bodybuilder, Television director, Businessperson
9
46 12
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Rashmi Gupta added Tennis player
10
69 60
Zach Galifianakis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Comedian, Pianist, Television producer
11
154 197
Jake Gyllenhaal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Film Producer, Actor
12
151 193
Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
13
132 164
Cara Delevingne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor
14
140 177
Hayden Panettiere is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor, Voice acting
15
179 239
Shia LaBeouf is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter
16
110 138
Stellan Skarsgård is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
17
57 72
Janeane Garofalo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter
18
46 58
Chloë Sevigny is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Spokesperson, Fashion designer, Model
19
107 175
Macaulay Culkin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Child Actor, Actor, Voice acting
20
53 86
M. Night Shyamalan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Businessperson, Film Producer, Screenwriter
21
54 116
Audrey Tautou is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor
22
38 86
Anna Kournikova is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Tennis player, Model, Athlete
23
65 155
Renée Zellweger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Television producer, Film Producer, Actor
24
72 173
Quentin Tarantino is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter
25
75 203
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor, Voice acting