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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365 133
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor, Voice acting
2
192 28
Akon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
inky17726 added Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper
3
315 128
Quvenzhané Wallis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Child Actor, Actor
4
237 123
Chiwetel Ejiofor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director
5
144 67
Saoirse Ronan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
6
184 113
Djimon Hounsou is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Film Producer, Model, Actor
7
184 128
Yvonne Strahovski is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Actor, Voice acting
8
218 234
Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Bodybuilder, Television director, Businessperson
9
52 12
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Rashmi Gupta added Tennis player
10
75 65
Zach Galifianakis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Comedian, Pianist, Television producer
11
137 170
Cara Delevingne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor
12
157 205
Jake Gyllenhaal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Film Producer, Actor
13
183 247
Shia LaBeouf is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter
14
154 201
Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
15
141 185
Hayden Panettiere is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor, Voice acting
16
112 141
Stellan Skarsgård is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
17
58 75
Janeane Garofalo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter
18
47 60
Chloë Sevigny is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Spokesperson, Fashion designer, Model
19
58 89
M. Night Shyamalan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Businessperson, Film Producer, Screenwriter
20
107 185
Macaulay Culkin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Child Actor, Actor, Voice acting
21
55 118
Audrey Tautou is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor
22
38 90
Anna Kournikova is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Tennis player, Model, Athlete
23
65 165
Renée Zellweger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Television producer, Film Producer, Actor
24
72 182
Quentin Tarantino is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter
25
75 213
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor, Voice acting