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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335 128
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor, Voice acting

2
156 23
Akon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
inky17726 added Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper

3
293 123
Quvenzhané Wallis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Child Actor, Actor

4
223 114
Chiwetel Ejiofor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director

5
131 55
Saoirse Ronan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell

6
173 106
Djimon Hounsou is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Film Producer, Model, Actor

7
178 117
Yvonne Strahovski is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Actor, Voice acting

8
205 205
Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Bodybuilder, Television director, Businessperson

9
36 8
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Rashmi Gupta added Tennis player

10
63 50
Zach Galifianakis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Comedian, Pianist, Television producer

11
138 164
Hayden Panettiere is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor, Voice acting

12
148 182
Jake Gyllenhaal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Film Producer, Actor

13
176 225
Shia LaBeouf is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter

14
126 153
Cara Delevingne is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor

15
143 180
Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

16
105 132
Stellan Skarsgård is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

17
53 63
Janeane Garofalo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter

18
40 50
Chloë Sevigny is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Spokesperson, Fashion designer, Model

19
100 162
Macaulay Culkin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Child Actor, Actor, Voice acting

20
50 75
M. Night Shyamalan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Businessperson, Film Producer, Screenwriter

21
52 108
Audrey Tautou is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Model, Actor

22
36 75
Anna Kournikova is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Tennis player, Model, Athlete

23
71 160
Quentin Tarantino is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter

24
62 145
Renée Zellweger is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Television producer, Film Producer, Actor

25
16 54
Dan Aykroyd is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell
Tucker DeSaulnier added Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer