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39 Famous People Whose Names You Might Be Pronouncing Incorrectly

1.Travis Kelce

Travis Kelce

How it's actually pronounced: "TRAH-VIS KELS"

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2.Cillian Murphy

Cillian Murphy

How it's actually pronounced: "KILL-ee-an MUR-fee"

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3.Zendaya

Zendaya

How it's actually pronounced: "zen-DAY-uh"

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4.Brendan Fraser

Brendan Fraser

5.Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen

How it's actually pronounced: "kriss-EE TIE-gen"

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6.Amanda Seyfried

Amanda Seyfried

7.Haim

Haim

How it's actually pronounced: "HAI-um"

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8.Adele

Adele

9.Tana Mongeau

Tana Mongeau

How it's actually pronounced: "tan-nuh MO-JO"

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10.Raven-Symoné

Raven-Symoné

How it's actually pronounced: "RAY-ven si-mo-NAY"

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11.Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi

How it's actually pronounced: "STEEV boo-SEM-ee"

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12.Quvenzhané Wallis

Quvenzhané Wallis

How it's actually pronounced: "kwah-VAN-ja-NAY WALL-iss"

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13.Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor

How it's actually pronounced: "CHEW-it-ell edge-EE-oh-four"

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14.Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan

15.Joe Manganiello

Joe Manganiello

16.Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot

17.Paul Mescal

Paul Mescal

How it's actually pronounced: "PAWL mez-kuhl"

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18.Rihanna

Rihanna

How it's actually pronounced: "ree-ANNE-uh"

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19.Hasan Minhaj

Hasan Minhaj

20.Saoirse Ronan

Saoirse Ronan

21.Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

How it's actually pronounced: "ah-ree-AN-uh grand-EE"

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22.Ewan McGregor

Ewan McGregor

How it's actually pronounced: "YOO-uhn muh-GREH-gur"

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23.Avan Jogia

Avan Jogia

24.Justin Theroux

Justin Theroux

25.Taylor Lautner

Taylor Lautner

26.Kesha

Kesha

How it's actually pronounced: "KEH-shuh"

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27.Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya

How it's actually pronounced: "DAN-yell kah-LOO-ya"

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28.Tove Lo

Tove Lo

How it's actually pronounced: "too-vay-LOO"

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29.Emily Ratajkowski

Emily Ratajkowski

How it's actually pronounced: "EM-uh-lee rah-tuh-COW-ski"

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30.Alicia Silverstone

Alicia Silverstone

31.Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington

How it's actually pronounced: "DEN-zil WAA-shuhng-tun"

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32.Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst

How it's actually pronounced: "KEER-stuhn DUHNST"

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33.Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes

34.Mahershala Ali

Mahershala Ali

How it's actually pronounced: "mah-HER-shuh-luh ah-LEE"

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35.Isla Fisher

Isla Fisher

How it's actually pronounced: "EYE-la FISH-ur"

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36.Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o

How it's actually pronounced: "loo-PEE-ta NYONG-oh"

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37.Camila Cabello

Camila Cabello

How it's actually pronounced: "kuh-MEE-luh kuh-BEH-yo”

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38.Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay

How it's actually pronounced: "mar-ISH-kah HAR-gih-tay"

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39.Milo Ventimiglia

Milo Ventimiglia