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Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell 

Amy Boal
Updated June 9, 2020 9.3k votes 1.1k voters 32.5k views 38 items

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
Age 51 from England, London, Islington
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Quvenzhané Wallis... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 15 from Houma, Louisiana, United States of America
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Akon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
inky17726 added Age 45 from St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
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Chiwetel Ejiofor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 41 from Forest Gate, England
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Saoirse Ronan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 24 from New York City, USA, Woodlawn, New York
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Djimon Hounsou is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 54 from Benin, Cotonou
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Yvonne Strahovski is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 36 from Werrington Downs, Australia
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Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Rashmi Gupta added Age 27 from Samara, Russia
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Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 71 from Thal, Austria
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Zach Galifianakis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 49 from USA, North Carolina, Wilkesboro
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Cara Delevingne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 26 from England, London
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Stellan Skarsgård ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 67 from Gothenburg, Sweden
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Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 49 from Texas, USA, Uvalde
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Jake Gyllenhaal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 38 from Los Angeles, USA, California
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Shia LaBeouf is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 32 from Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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Hayden Panettiere is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 29 from Palisades, New York, United States of America
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Chloë Sevigny is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 44 from Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America
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Janeane Garofalo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 54 from Newton, New Jersey, United States of America
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Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
1005788 added Age 24 from Athens, Greece
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Kylee Russell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
cdballenger added Age 22 from Los Angeles, Panorama City, USA, California
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M. Night Shyamalan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 48 from Mahé, India, India
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Macaulay Culkin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 38 from New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York
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Audrey Tautou is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 42 from Beaumont, Puy-de-Dôme, France
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Kid Camaya is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
cdballenger added Kid Camaya
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Anna Kournikova is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Age 37 from Moscow, Russia