24 Unusual Celebrity Facts That Will Make You Say “WTF?”

1) James Lipton was a pimp in France, in his younger days.


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2) Christopher Walken was a lion tamer who travelled with a circus when he was 15. And no, we didn’t make that up.


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3) Jake Gyllenhaal was given his first driving lesson by Paul Newman. Paul was a close family friend.


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4) Steve Buscemi was a NYC firefighter earlier in his career.


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5) Once upon a time, Jerry Springer was the mayor of Cincinnati – scary right?


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6) Natalie Portman is a Harvard grad who has been published in two scientific journals.


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7) Kesha as an IQ of 140 and scored 1500 on her SATs – in case you need a reminder to never judge a book by its cover!


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8) Modern Family star Nolan Gould is a genius. No really, he’s a member of Mensa.


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9) Tom Hanks is related to Abraham Lincoln – third cousin, four generations removed to be exact.


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10) Oona Chaplin (from Game of Thrones) is the granddaughter of Charlie Chaplin!


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11) In World War 2, Audrey Hepburn was a courier for resistance fighters in Amsterdam


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12) Woody Harrelson’s father was an assassin, who was the killer of federal judge John H. Wood.


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13) Tim Allen was arrested in 1978 for possession of cocaine. He spent two years in prison.


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14) Justin Timberlake’s mother was Ryan Gosling’s legal guardian while they filmed The Mickey Mouse Club. The two become close and were even roommates at one point!


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15) Oprah’s real name is Orpah.


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16) Leonardo DiCaprio was named Leonardo because his pregnant mother was looking at a Leonardo da Vinci painting in an Italian museum when she felt her son first kick in the womb!


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17) Madonna’s first job in New York city was at Dunkin’ Donuts. True to her rebellious nature, she got fired…because she squirted jelly on a customer.


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18) “The King” was a natural blonde! Elvis Presley started dying his hair black in high school.


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19) Did you know Ashton Kutcher has a twin brother? His name is Michael.


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19) Anne Hathaway originally wanted to be a nun when she grew up.


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20) R. Kelly is illiterate.


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21) One of David Bowie’s eyes is permanently dilated as a result of getting into a fight when he was 15. Him and another boy were fighting over the same girl.


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22) One of Steve Job’s go-to stress relievers during Apple’s early days was soaking his bare feet in the company toilets…


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23) Part of Matthew Perry’s middle finger on his right hand is missing. The tip had to come off after a nasty door-slamming accident.


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24) Tyra Banks is terrified of dolphins. Yup.


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