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15 Celebrity Facts That Might Surprise Even the Biggest Fans

Although celebrities spend a lot of their time in the spotlight, some parts of their lives might remain a mystery, even to their most loyal fans. That being said, they or people close to them might sometimes decide to share little-known facts about them. And some of these facts can sound strange to most of us.

That’s why we at Bright Side collected a list of 15 surprising facts about our favorite celebrities.

1. Jada Pinkett Smith auditioned for the role of Will Smith’s girlfriend on Fresh Prince of Bel-Air but didn’t get the part.

2. Keanu Reeves was asked by his agents to change his name to Chuck Spadina or Templeton Paige Taylor.

3. Jennifer Aniston turned down being a cast member on Saturday Night Live before even shooting the Friends pilot episode.

4. Helen Mirren has a crush on Fast and Furious star Vin Diesel.

5. Ryan Gosling could have been a member of the Backstreet Boys, but he thought the band was going to be unsuccessful.

6. Ashton Kutcher’s actual first name is Christopher.

7. Madonna worked at a donut place for one week before being fired because she kept messing with the jelly machine.

8. Bono once bought a plane ticket just for his hat.

9. Matthew McConaughey has a phobia of revolving doors.

10. Hugh Jackman used to teach P.E.

11. Steve Buscemi used to be a firefighter before his acting career took off.

12. Nicolas Cage once outbid Leonardo DiCaprio for a dinosaur skull.

13. Alicia Silverstone fed her son like a mama bird when he was a baby.

14. Lady Gaga owns a ghost-detecting machine.

15. Beyoncé has a species of insects named after her called ’’Scaptia beyonceae.’’

How many of these facts did you know already? Do you have any weird celebrity facts to add to the list?

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