Think you are pronouncing your favorite celebrities‘ names correctly? Guess what, you are probably wrong! Read on to find out which names you need to practice!
You guys, it’s See-Mon-Ye! I can hardly believe that! Wild.
2. Chrissy Teigen
It’s Tie-Gan! Not, Tee-Gan! Now you can pronounce John Legend’s lady’s name properly!
3. Lupita Nyongo
Lupita may be easy enough for most, but many seem to have trouble with this brilliant actress’ last name. Lucky for us, Lupita set the record straight! Here is her teaching Jimmy Fallon. He delivers a perfect Lupita Nyong o pronunciation. Let’s hear your best Lupita Nyong o pronunciation!
4. Sophie Okonedo
I love Sophie Okonedo too! This Academy Award nominated actress is beautiful. Now you will never mispronounce her last name again!
5. Daniel Kaluuya
This actor is extremely talented! He should be talked about more, but his last name looks daunting. It’s not that hard to pronounce Daniel Kaluuya correctly! Check out the Daniel Kaluuya pronunciation.
6. Thandiwe Newton
Most recently, this actress was in 2004’s Crash. Her name is tricky, but I believe in you. Give it a try!
7. David Oyelowo
Another super talented man with a last name that is not commonly seen. David’s performances always slap! Your pronunciation of his last name can slap too.
8. Saoirse Ronan
Saoirse Ronan’s name is so difficult to pronounce, she had to dedicate her precious monologue time on SNL to education! That was very considerate of her. Take notes, people! But take a stab at trying the Saoirse Ronan pronunciation.
Were you surprised by who made the list? Have you been saying these famous names correctly or nah? Let us know what you think by leaving a comment!