Celebrity Fun Facts

Do you really know your favorite celebrity that well? Are you a true fan? Did you know that Oprah Winfrey has a bathtub that’s shaped like her body? Isn’t it amazing that Beyoncé named a new species of horse fly after her? Apparently, because the fly had golden hairs on its abdomen, they named it “Scaptia Beyonceae”. I mean wow! They are really something, don’t you think?

Celebrities are just normal human beings, they eat, drink, fear, love, and get heartbroken as well. The only difference is their different lifestyles and the fact that they are always in the limelight.

Celebrity Fun Facts – From America, Canada, Australia, Africa and The Rest Of The World

Which celebrity released which song, who took the star lead in which movie, who broke up with whom? If its celebrity related, we love to read, watch or listen and even follow them on their social media sites. Kids  are also keeping up with the lives of celebrities, and they have their own favorites 

There are so many facts about the stars of the show that you probably didn’t know of.  We’ve mentioned some of the things that they don’t talk about. We are here for all the tea, aren’t we?

Take a look at some of the intriguing celebrity fun facts and trivia questions for you and your kids to read. It’ll be fun, we promise!

Celebrity fun facts

  • Beyoncé was the first choice to play Tiana in "The Princess and the Frog," but she lost the role because she refused to audition.
  • Adele, Leona Lewis and Jessie J all went to the same school.
  • Daniel Radcliffe broke over 80 wands while filming the Harry Potter movies because he used them as drumsticks!
  • Cameron Diaz had no previous acting experience before she got the part in "The Mask."
  • Paris Hilton has size 11 feet.
  • Domonic Monaghan can speak fluent German.
  • Sean William Scott, famous for his role of Stifler in American Pie, can play the guitar.
  • Willow Smith’s musical debut is 8 years earlier than her fathers (Will Smith), making her the youngest debuting superstar in her family.
  • Kanye West’s song “Hey Mama” was dedicated to his mother, who died in 2007 after complications with plastic surgery.
  • Elvis Presley’s daughter, Lisa Marie, became the wife of Michael Jackson on 26th May 1994, but they divorced after 4 years.
  • Jack Black is the son of rocket scientists.
  • Forbes magazine places Steven Spielberg’s personal net worth at $3.0 billion!
  • Jared Leto spent most of his early childhood traveling with his family across America.
  • Katy Perry‘s cat’s name is Kitty Purry.
  • Simon Cowell is a vegetarian.
  • Michael Jackson loved Mexican food; later in his life he loved KFC’s fried chicken.
  • Justin Bieber weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces when he was born.
  • Tim Allen was a convicted drug dealer before becoming famous.
  • Selena Gomez had her first kiss when she was 12 years old with Dylan Sprouse.
  • Colin Farrell says that Marilyn Monroe was the first woman he fell in love with.
  • Evangeline Lilly is a notoriously bad driver. She has been in at least 8 car accidents, and none of them were with another car.
  • Tiger Woods is a Buddhist.
  • The ring Ben Affleck gave to Jennifer Lopez was worth $1.2 million.
  • Demi Lovato has been preforming since the age of 5.
  • Eminem originally wanted to become a comic-book artist.
  • Morgan Freeman has a private pilot’s license, which he earned at the age of 65!
  • Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart didn’t know how to play chess when they appeared in "X-Men 2."
  • In July 1978, John Travolta became the very first male to make the cover of “McCall’s” magazine.
  • Megan Fox was banned from the Wal-Mart store in her hometown because she shoplifted makeup as a teenager. She claims it was an accident.
  • As a child, Jim Carrey wore tap shoes to bed just in case his parents needed cheering up in the middle of the night.
  • Britney Spears has guest-starred on sitcoms "How I Met Your Mother" and "Will & Grace."
  • David Beckham is a very close friend of actor Tom Cruise.
  • Lady Gaga taught herself to play the piano at only four years old!
  • Zac Efron has confessed to being “star-struck” by the stunning Angelina Jolie.
  • Jaden Smith’s middle names are Christopher and Syre.
  • Miley Cyrus first tried out for "Hannah Montana" at the age of 11. She was denied due to her age.
  • Homer Simpson’s birthday is May 12, 1956.
  • Before becoming a movie star, Harrison Ford was a master carpenter – a craft he still does as a hobby.
  • Taylor Swift had her first kiss at age 15.
  • Channing Tatum struggled with dyslexia as a child.
  • Kelly Rowland named Whitney Houston as her biggest influence growing up.
  • On January 20, 1982, Ozzy Osbourne bit the head of a bat, thinking it was only a rubber one.
  • Ben Affleck starred in, directed, and produced the movie “Argo” in 2012, which earned him awards for acting, directing, producing and writing.
  • David Bowie came out as bisexual in 1972.
  • Before their huge falling out, Katy Perry used to carry a lock of Taylor Swift’s hair around in her bag.
  • Martin Luther King Jr and Anne Frank would be the same age as Barbara Walters if they were still alive today.
  • Ellen DeGeneres is distantly related to Kate Middleton.
  • Leighton Meester was born in jail.
  • Jennifer Aniston was known as the class clown in high school.
  • Ryan Gosling was asked to audition for boy-band Backstreet Boys but he turned it down.
  • Bruce Willis admits to taking drugs as a teenager.
  • Matt Damon had to lose 40 pounds for the movie "Courage Under Fire."
  • Louis Tomlinson first met Harry Styles in the "X Factor" toilets.
  • At age 15, Cristiano Ronaldo was diagnosed with a heart condition that required surgery, he was briefly sidelined and made a full recovery.
  • Before Taylor Lautner was a vampire, he was a junior world karate champion for several years running.
  • Bob Dylan took his stage name from Welsh poet Dylan Thomas.
  • Cameron Diaz broke her nose in a surfing accident in Hawaii on her birthday in 2003.
  • Niall Horan is a big fan of Justin Bieber, he screamed when Justin followed him on Twitter.
  • Jennifer Lopez was the first actress to have a movie and an album hit number one in the same week.
  • Tom Cruise earned $75 Million for his role in "Mission Impossible 2."
  • Leonardo DiCaprio has never done drugs and had to speak to a drug expert to prepare for "Wolf of Wall Street."
  • George Lucas originally wanted to be a race car driver, but an accident just before his high school graduation changed his mind.
  • Taylor Swift is extremely talented, she can play the guitar, piano, ukulele, electric guitar, and the banjo!
  • Tom Hanks had an asteroid named after him which was called “12818 tomhanks”.
  • Tobey Maguire, who played "Spider-Man" in the 2002 film, had a fear of heights.
  • Orlando Bloom learned how to surf in New Zealand whilst filming “The Lord of the Rings.”
  • In 2011, Jennifer Lawrence appeared in The Beaver with Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, and Anton Yelchin, and played Mystique in "X-Men: First Class."
  • Britney Spears loves vanilla scented candles.
  • Pixie Lott was voted as No. 31 of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World by FHM.
  • Although Emma Watson is British, she was actually born in Paris, France on April 15, 1990.
  • Eminem’s song “Lose Yourself” was the first rap song to win an Oscar for Best Original Song, however, instead of watching the awards, Eminem was asleep watching cartoons with his daughter.
  • Uncle Phil from Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was also the voice of Shredder from the original "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" cartoon.
  • Elvis Presley was a natural blonde.
  • Nicki Minaj’s full name is Onika Tanya Maraj.
  • Chris Brown has appeared on an episode of Sesame Street.
  • For the movie “The Scorpion King,” Dwayne Johnson earned $5.5 million and registered his name in the Guinness World Records for receiving the highest salary for a first-time leading role.
  • Angelina Jolie performed her own stunts whilst filming "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider."
  • Brad Pitt first gained recognition as a cowboy hitchhiker in the road movie "Thelma & Louise."
  • On August 16, 2005, Madonna fell off a horse at her home outside London; she suffered from 3 cracked ribs, a broken collarbone, and a broken hand.
  • Nathan Sykes from the British boy-band “The Wanted” used to have a rabbit called Pikachu when he was younger.
  • Jay-Z’s daughter Blue Ivy featured on his song ‘Glory’ when she was only two days old.
  • Liam Payne (ex-member of One Direction) has a fear of spoons.
  • In March 2006, Beyoncé accepted a star on the "Hollywood Walk of Fame."
  • Robert Downey Jr. claims that Burger King saved his life from his drug addiction.
  • Kim Kardashian posed nude in the December 2007 issue of Playboy magazine.
  • Bryan Cranston’s parents didn’t want him to have a career in Hollywood, so he didn’t start pursuing his acting career until he left college. You may also know him as Walter White from the hit television show "Breaking Bad."
  • Bruno Mars‘ real name is Peter Gene Hernandez.
  • Three weeks before they started recording The Walking Dead, Andrew Lincoln (who plays Rick Grimes) went out and practiced his accent by ordering coffees & fried chicken!
  • Shawn Mendes was the youngest artist since Justin Bieber to have a Number One selling album!
  • P!nk’s real name is Alecia Beth Moore.
  • Zayn Malik didn’t have a passport before he was on "X-Factor."
  • Rowan Atkinson has a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Ed Sheeran auditioned for the ITV series "Britannia High."
  • On December 10, 2011, Ariana Grande reached one million followers on Twitter!
  • Cameron Dallas won the Teen Choice Awards in 2014 & 2015 for ‘Choice Web: Viner’.
  • When Jorge Garcia first got the part on LOST as Hurley “Hugo” Reyes, he lost a total of 30 pounds in weight before filming started.
  • Donald Trump owns and operates around 18 golf courses around the world.
  • Daniel Craig was the first actor to play James Bond, who was born after the series began in 1962.
  • Frank Oz was the voice for Yoda, Miss Piggy, and Cookie Monster.
  • Chuck Norris’s first name is actually Carlos.
  • As a child, Johnny Depp was allergic to chocolate.
  • Nicki Minaj is acrophobic, meaning she is afraid of heights.
  • Lady Gaga wrote “Just Dance” and “Born This Way” in just 10 minutes.
  • Harry Styles and Justin Bieber can both juggle.


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