Celebrities 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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343 129
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor, Voice acting

2
163 24
Akon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
inky17726 added Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper

3
301 123
Quvenzhané Wallis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Child Actor, Actor

4
227 116
Chiwetel Ejiofor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director

5
138 59
Saoirse Ronan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell

6
176 110
Djimon Hounsou is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Film Producer, Model, Actor

7
178 122
Yvonne Strahovski is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Actor, Voice acting

8
208 215
Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Bodybuilder, Television director, Businessperson

9
40 10
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Rashmi Gupta added Tennis player

10
139 173
Hayden Panettiere is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor, Voice acting

11
150 191
Jake Gyllenhaal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Film Producer, Actor

12
177 234
Shia LaBeouf is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter

13
128 158
Cara Delevingne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor

14
64 58
Zach Galifianakis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Comedian, Pianist, Television producer

15
144 190
Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

16
108 136
Stellan Skarsgård is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

17
56 69
Janeane Garofalo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter

18
42 55
Chloë Sevigny is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Spokesperson, Fashion designer, Model

19
101 170
Macaulay Culkin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Child Actor, Actor, Voice acting

20
51 82
M. Night Shyamalan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Businessperson, Film Producer, Screenwriter

21
53 114
Audrey Tautou is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor

22
36 83
Anna Kournikova is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Tennis player, Model, Athlete

23
64 153
Renée Zellweger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Television producer, Film Producer, Actor

24
71 169
Quentin Tarantino is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter

25
72 199
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor, Voice acting