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There’s a common misconception in the world that just because someone is on television (or the radio or the big screen) we sort of know them. Their names are labeled “household” and their business becomes tabloid fodder, right?

It turns out, though, that there are still things we don’t know about certain celebrities – right down to how to accurately pronounce their names.

If you’re curious whether or not you’re saying these 25 tough-to-pronounce names correctly, here are the right ways to do it (and receipts of said celebrities clearing things up themselves).

25. Daniel Kaluuya

It’s actually pronounced: “DAN-yuhl Kah-LOO-ya.”

24. Lindsay Lohan

@lindsaylohan

I’m on Tiktok Now! 🥰 #imontiktoknow

♬ original sound – lindsaylohan

It’s actually pronounced: “LIND-zee LOW-en.”

23. Emily Ratajkowski

It’s actually pronounced: “Em-uh-LEE Rah-tuh-COW-ski.”

22. Denzel Washington

It’s actually pronounced: “DEN-zil WAA-shuhng-tn.”

21. Timothee Chalamet

It’s actually pronounced: “Tee-mo-TAY Shall-uh-MAY.”

20. Zendaya

It’s actually pronounced: “Zen-DAY-uh.”

19. Camilla Cabello

It’s actually pronounced: “Kuh-MEE-luh Kuh-BEH-yo.”

18. Taylor Lautner

It’s actually pronounced: “TAY-lr LOWT-nr”

17. Lupita Nyong’o

It’s actually pronounced: “Loo-PEE-tuh N-YONG-gow.”

16. Rihanna

It’s actually pronounced: “Ree-ANNE-uh.”

15. Chiwetel Ejiofor

It’s actually pronounced: “CHEE-wet-el Edge-EE-oh-four.”

14. Florence Pugh

It’s actually pronounced: “FLAW-ruhns PYOO.”

13. Quvenzhané Wallis

It’s actually pronounced: “Kwah-van-ja-NAY Wahl-ISS.”

12. Amanda Seyfried

It’s actually pronounced: “Uh-MAN-duh SAI-fred.”

11. Hasan Minhaj

It’s actually pronounced: “huh-SAAN muh·NAAZH.”

10. Saoirse Ronan

It’s actually pronounced: “SUR-shuh ROW-nuhn.”

9. Joe Manganiello

It’s actually pronounced: “JOW Maang-gaa-NEH-low.”

8. Ariana Grande

It’s actually pronounced: “Ar-EE-an-uh Grand-EE.”

7. Gal Gadot

It’s actually pronounced: “GAHL Gah-DOTE.”

6. Chrissy Teigen

It’s actually pronounced: “KRI-see TEYE-gn.”

5. Isla Fisher

It’s actually pronounced: “EYE-luh FIH-shur.”

4. Alicia Silverstone

@aliciasilverstone

#stitch with @kesha & @mahoganylox: Just an FYI… it’s Ali-SEE-yuh 😉😘

♬ original sound – Alicia Silverstone

It’s actually pronounced: “Ah-LEE-see-ah Sil-ver-STOHN.”

3. Mahershala Ali

It’s actually pronounced: “mah-HER-shuh-luh ah-LEE.”

2. Ewan McGregor

It’s actually pronounced: “YOO-uhn Muh-GREH-gur.”

1. Milo Ventimiglia

It’s actually pronounced: “MAI-low Ven-tee-MEE-lee-aa.”

Some of these I feel like are common sense, but others we’ve all been saying totally wrong!

If any of these surprised you, tell us which and why in the comments!