Most of us spend hours scrolling on social media, looking at our favorite celebrities. You would probably instantly recognize their famous faces if you saw a photo. Well, what if their picture was morphed and distorted? Would you still know who the celebrity was? Could you guess their name based on a few clues?
You may think you know a celebrity well, but it is hard to guess when the faces are twisted. From the most talked-about people in the gossip columns to iconic movie stars, can you guess these Hollywood stars? It is a lot harder than you think!
He’s Slap Happy
If you didn’t already know, based on the title, here are some other clues to figure out who this famous actor is. He was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and later became a triple threat in Hollywood because he can sing, act, and dance. His fresh moves and lyrics got him noticed.
Before he made it as a star, this actor was the MC of a hip-hop duo with his childhood best friend. He was millions of dollars in debt when he landed his breakthrough role, but he now has a net worth of about $350 million. Can you guess this Hollywood legend?
It’s Will Smith!
His name has been on everyone’s lips recently after he slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars. Before he caused waves at the prestigious award show, Will Smith was one of the most beloved actors. After making it big on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Smith transitioned into a big-screen star.
Smith went on to have iconic roles in Men in Black, Wild Wild West, Independence Day, and I Am Legend. While his acting resume is unmatched, in recent years, people have mostly focused on Smith’s bizarre relationship with his wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith. Despite everything, Smith will always be an icon.
She Could Be Your Lawyer
She might not be an actress, but this reality star had one famous movie. She rubbed elbows with some of the most iconic socialites of the 2000s to gain fame before becoming a household name. She has walked down the aisle in front of the cameras twice, and one marriage lasted less than three months.
While she is best known for her reality show, this famous lady wants to do more with her life. She might have failed the bar three times, but she passed on her fourth try. She has proven that she can be a lawyer and run an empire. Do you know who this is?
It’s Kim Kardashian!
Kim Kardashian started as Paris Hilton’s assistant before her famous sex tape was leaked to the world. Once her family landed a reality show, Kardashian quickly shot to fame and worked her way to become one of the most popular faces in reality TV. Who else can say they once broke the internet?
While people say Kardashian is “famous for being famous,” she has proven herself to be a savvy businesswoman with many successful brands. She might be going through a very public divorce from Kanye West, but Kardashian has handled it with grace for the sake of her four children. People really underestimate her.
He Has a Few Names
This fast-talking wordsmith has sold over 220 million records during his long career. After going through hard times as a child, he used the pain to create music. He has used a few different names during his career, but you only need to know one.
This famous man has three children and married the same woman twice. Since becoming a superstar, he has been one of the only musicians to have two diamond-certified albums. He also created his alter ego while sitting on the toilet. Do you know who he is?
You may know him as Marshall Mathers, Slim Shady, or Eminem. The rapper, songwriter, and record producer grew up in Missouri, where he never had a stable home life. Eminem discovered hip-hop after hearing Chris “the Glove” Taylor’s “Reckless” when he was a kid.
Since Eminem got his big break and was discovered by Dr. Dre, he has gone through many ups and downs to become one of the most successful rappers. He has slowed down over the past few years, but Eminem will always be a music legend.
She Doesn’t Use Her Real Name
Since she was a child, she sang and acted and adopted a unique stage name inspired by a song by the band Queen. She dropped out of college to pursue music and got her start by writing songs for popular recording artists. She is known for her music and weird fashion choices.
She recently became a big-screen star in two popular films. She wrote one of her hit singles in ten minutes and has won 12 Grammys. She started dying her hair because she was compared to another popular singer. Who is she?
It’s Lady Gaga!
Born Stefani Joanne Germanotta, Lady Gaga created her stage name after being inspired by Queen’s lyrics “Radio Ga Ga.” Lady Gaga has always been an eccentric performer and made her own costumes as a kid. She also dyed her hair blonde after being compared to Amy Winehouse.
Lady Gaga shot to fame with her first hit singles, “Just Dance” and “Poker Face.” She changed the music world because radio stations thought her music was too “racy” and “dance-oriented,” but Lady Gaga told them they were wrong. She has been a pioneer in the industry ever since.
He’s a Blunt Guy
This former gang member became a musician in the early ‘90s. He has an extensive arrest record. He regularly uses a legal drug that has become associated with his persona. He also formed an unlikely friendship with a TV personality.
He surprisingly has an IQ of 147, and his stage name was inspired by a character from the Peanuts comic strip. He used to play the piano in church and is one of the most decorated hip-hop artists in the world. He is also featured in over 20 movies.
It’s Snoop Dogg!
Born Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., Snoop Dogg created his stage name from his childhood nickname “Snoopy.” He was always interested in rapping and would rap in the halls of his high school. Unfortunately, he ran into trouble with the law and joined a gang.
However, after recording a few homemade tapes, one of his songs caught the interest of Dr. Dre. Snoop’s debut album, Doggystyle, was a success and put his name on the map. He was on Tupac’s last song, and Snoop Dogg has cemented himself as a rap legend.
Fame Runs in Her Blood
As the daughter of two Academy Award-winning actors, she has talent in her blood. She is known for her commanding stage presence and singing voice. She has been married four times, and two of her former husband’s came out as gay. People love to impersonate her.
Her career almost ended in 2000 due to a severe illness, but she recovered. She was a big partier, and it caused other famous names to dislike her. She was insulted by the New York Yankees, and she is part of an elite group in Hollywood.
It’s Liza Minnelli!
Liza Minnelli is the daughter of Judy Garland and Vincente Minnelli. She made her big-screen debut at 3 years old and got her big break as Sally Bowles in Cabaret. Minnelli had a tough relationship with her mom and dealt with her mom’s addictions.
Minnelli is part of a rare group of performers who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. She might have inherited her parents’ talents, but she almost lost those abilities in 2000 due to severe brain inflammation. Luckily, she recovered and has continued to gain fans.
He’s a Lady’s Man
He is still fairly new to the spotlight and found fame overnight. He didn’t have an easy childhood and suffered with his mental health. He started on MTV and is now a regular face on a popular skit show. He has also had many famous girlfriends and fiancés.
He used jokes to cover up his pain and was dared to do a live performance by his friends. He is a huge Harry Potter fan and loves getting tattoos. He prefers to keep his life private and has almost been canceled for controversial jokes.
It’s Pete Davidson!
Pete Davidson is one of the youngest cast members to join Saturday Night Live. He got his start after his friends dared him to do a stand-up show at a bowling alley. The comedian lost his father on 9/11, causing him to struggle with his mental health.
Davidson has made people wonder how he has dated women like Ariana Grande and Kim Kardashian, but his charming personality speaks for itself. He continues to do well on SNL and advocates for mental health awareness. There is more to Davidson than meets the eye.
She Can Hit Those High Notes
She started on Broadway before landing a role on a popular TV show. She recorded a song with Andrea Bocelli and is very good at musical impressions. She has had many iconic hairstyles and is known for her wide vocal range.
She is a Disney fanatic, but she hasn’t been on a Disney Channel show. She is afraid of heights and believes in demons. She is a big animal lover and has more than five dogs. One of her music videos broke numerous YouTube records on the day it premiered.
It’s Ariana Grande!
Ariana Grande has gained public acclaim due to her four-octave vocal range. Her personal life has been the subject of media attention due to her tumultuous relationships with the late Mac Miller and Pete Davidson. Meanwhile, Grande has tried to stay focused on her music.
Grande got her start on Broadway and gained widespread fame after landing a role on the Nickelodeon show Victorious. Her albums have been massively successful, and Grande has won two Grammys. She is currently working on the film adaptation of Wicked.
His Fans Had a Widespread “Illness”
This famous singer got his start when he was just 13. He was discovered online, and two artists battled to sign him. He grew up in the public eye and went through a rough patch in his early 20s. His hair was sold for $40,000.
He is a huge fan of Chuck Norris and has two films about his life on tour. His music has evolved over the years. He was once arrested, and his mugshot went viral. He was not born in the United States. Who is he?
It’s Justin Bieber!
While searching for a song on YouTube, music mogul Scooter Braun discovered Justin Bieber. The Canadian-born singer made it big with his hits “One Time” and “Baby.” Many worried Bieber would lose fame after his voice changed, but his fans still have “Bieber Fever.”
After taking some time away from the spotlight to focus on his physical and mental health, Bieber had a major comeback at the 2015 Grammys. Bieber has since created a fashion brand and married Hailey Baldwin in 2018. He is still making music and is currently on a world tour.
She’ll Be Your Friend
This famous actress is a Hollywood icon. She has been talked about for her ageless looks, and people still copy her ‘90s fashion style. She was born and raised in Los Angeles and got her start in a horror movie. She also had a highly publicized divorce.
She had several awards, including a Golden Globe, Emmy, and SAG award. While she has had many acting roles, most people only know her for her most famous character. She has never had children, but people wished she did. Do you know who she is?
It’s Jennifer Aniston!
Jennifer Aniston made her film debut in the 1993 horror movie Leprechaun before landing her role on Friends. The 53-year-old actress has had a long career in front of the camera with films like Just Go With It and We Are the Millers.
Aniston has no regrets about her career and admitted that she wouldn’t change anything. Even though her messy divorce from Brad Pitt was a huge challenge, Aniston has always been graceful in the public eye. After all these years, she is still an icon.
He’s a Harvard Graduate
He was born in Massachusetts and attended Harvard University. He was beat up in high school and needed surgery to repair his broken nose. He got his start as a TV show writer for a popular adult cartoon series and eventually went in front of the camera.
He developed a spoof of a basketball video game in college. He had a fake feud with two talk show hosts and wasn’t the first pick for his hosting job. He has always been the class clown and was the editor of The Harvard Lampoon.
It’s Conan O’Brien!
Conan O’Brien, the zany, red-head late-night host, started in Hollywood as a writer for Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons. Following his writing jobs, O’Brien hosted Late Night with Conan O’Brien, but they didn’t know if he would last, so they put him on a week-to-week contract.
After his 16-year run on Late Night, O’Brien hosted the Tonight Show for less than a year. He then got his own show on TBS that ended in 2021. O’Brien and his wife have been married for almost 20 years and have two children together.
She’s a Latina Legend
She used to be a backup dancer for Janet Jackson. She has been married three times and was engaged several more times. She has a few different famous nicknames. She is known as a singer, but she got her start as an actress.
She has ventured out of the music and movie industry with businesses in the clothing and beauty world. Everyone wants to know her beauty secrets because she is ageless. She has sold 70 million records during her career and is a pop culture icon.
It’s Jennifer Lopez!
Jennifer Lopez, aka JLo or Jenny from the Block, is known for her popular singles “If You Had My Love,” “I’m Real,” and “On the Floor.” Lopez started her career as a dancer and became a Fly Girl on the series Living in Color.
Lopez only started her singing career after being cast as Selena Quintanilla in 1997’s Selena. She has since been in many films and topped the Billboard charts with her music. Lopez is dating her previous fiancé Ben Affleck, with whom she reconnected after 17 years.
He’s Giving Us Chills
He left high school at 16 to pursue acting. Although it wasn’t easy, he started his career with a touring company and starred in a musical. He had a hit single that helped him land his breakthrough role. Princess Diana named a dress after him.
His favorite condiment is mustard, and he likes his coffee extra strong. He has been through many tragedies in his life and almost died in a plane crash. He was born in New Jersey, and his father was a semi-professional football player.
It’s John Travolta!
He’s got chills, and they’re multiplying. John Travolta started his career at 16 when he landed a role in the musical Grease with a touring company. He later went on to star in the 1978 film adaptation as Danny Zuko. It changed his career forever.
Travolta is not only a singer, dancer, and actor; he is also a private pilot. He even had a runway in the backyard of his home. Travolta has dealt with many deaths, including those of his girlfriend Diana Hyland, his son Jett, and his wife, Kelly Preston.
She’s More Than a Glam Girl
Before people knew her from a hit HBO show, she was a Disney Channel star. She was once in a Sears commercial and had a crush on Channing Tatum. She is a huge Harry Potter fan and used to watch the movies every day.
She used to be very shy, but now she walks red carpets like it is nothing. She loves to dance and started her career as a featured performer in Kidz Bop music videos. She is currently dating a superhero and plans to move to another country.
As the current star of HBO’s hit series Euphoria, Zendaya got her big break on Disney Channel’s Shake It Up. She was born and raised in California and found a love for acting at age six. The young actress tried to transition into music but has focused more on acting in recent years.
Zendaya became a worldwide star after landing a feature role in Marvel’s Spider-Man: Homecoming. Over the years, Zendaya has become a fashion icon for younger generations and occasionally does her own makeup for award shows. Zendaya has accomplished a lot since she started acting in 2009.
He’s a Man of Mystery
He has been in the acting business since the ‘80s. Disney once modeled a character after him, but he wasn’t in the movie. He has three famous ex-wives and three children. He performs many of his own stunts and has improvised famous scenes.
He has a strange reputation in Hollywood and believes he has healing powers. He is much shorter than people believe. He got his start as an actor after suffering an injury in high school. He also learned to dance while watching a popular TV show.
It’s Tom Cruise!
The famous actor is well-known for his iconic roles in Risky Business, Top Gun, and Mission Impossible. Born in Syracuse, New York, Tom Cruise started acting after a knee injury caused him to quit the wrestling team, so he auditioned for the school play.
Cruise got his big break in the ‘80s as part of the ensemble cast in The Outsiders. He has become one of the most well-known names in Hollywood, with many successful films. Cruise had a very public love life, and his ex-wives aren’t friendly with him.
She Grew Up in the Spotlight
It might be hard to guess this one because she looks like her famous mother. She has two famous parents and was born into the spotlight. Instead of leading a normal life, she pursued a music and acting career. She was in a band for a while.
She tried to go to college but left SUNY Purchase after her first year. She struggled with her health after losing weight for a film role. As someone in the spotlight, she has dated a few famous people and recently got divorced. Can you guess this celebrity?
It’s Zoë Kravitz!
Born to Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet, Zoë Kravitz has talent running through her blood. She was only five when her parents divorced, and she decided to live with her mom for a few years before moving to Miami to live with her dad at age 11.
Kravitz got her start in the 2007 rom-com No Reservations and then appeared in Jay-Z’s music video for “I Know.” Kravitz rose to prominence as an actress in the 2010s before venturing into music in 2014. Most recently, she played Catwoman in the new Batman movie.
He Has Stayed out of the Spotlight
You might not remember this one since he has stayed out of the public eye for the past few years. He was born and raised in New York before attending Ohio University. He spent two years there but dropped out to pursue a career in TV.
He worked his way up to be on one of the most popular morning shows. He has rubbed elbows with some of the biggest celebrities and world leaders. He made $20 million a year before being fired from his job. Have you figured out who it is?
It’s Matt Lauer!
Although he has faded out of the headlines, Matt Lauer was at the center of a media scandal in 2017 when sexual assault and harassment allegations started to surface. After spending 20 years on the Today Show, he was subsequently fired.
Lauer spent several years working his way up the ladder at NBC. He had many memorable moments on TV, including his 2007 interview with Prince William and Prince Harry. After the allegations came to light, Lauer’s wife of 20 years filed for divorce, and he was ousted from the spotlight.
She’s Got a Reputation
She took some time out of the public eye in the past years, but she has a face that is hard to forget. She has many hit songs in two different genres. She has a famous group of friends and made “girl squad” a popular term.
She and her music have evolved greatly over the years, but she always writes about personal experiences. She has dated many famous men and never forgets about past relationships. She also had a famous feud that started on live TV. Do you know who this person is?
It’s Taylor Swift!
This blondie is Taylor Swift. Few people haven’t heard of the singer. Swift got her start in Nashville as a country artist but evolved into a pop singer as her career changed. Throughout her career, Swift has capitalized on writing about past relationships.
Swift took a hiatus from music after her decade-long feud with Kanye West came to a head. However, she recently returned with the release of revised versions of her old music. Swift’s fans were delighted by the 10-minute version of “All Too Well.”
He’s Got the Guns
It’s hard to talk about this famous man without saying his most famous movie line. He was born in Europe and moved to the US when he was 21. He didn’t come to America to be an actor, but he found himself in front of the camera shortly after his move.
He made a name for himself in the ‘80s and has been a staple in action movies. He dabbled in politics but has since returned to the screen. He is one of the most recognizable men in Hollywood, and you can’t miss him on the street.
It’s Arnold Schwarzenegger!
The Austrian-born actor started as a bodybuilder and moved to the US to train and compete. He might be best-known for his work as an actor, but Schwarzenegger is just as popular in the bodybuilding world. He won Mr. Universe and Mr. Olympia several times.
Schwarzenegger not only dominated the fitness world, but he dominated action films. Along with Sylvester Stallone, Schwarzenegger was the biggest box office star starting in the ‘80s. He will forever be an icon with his famous quote, “I’ll be back.”
She’s Still Got It
This one might be harder to guess because she has changed since she was in the spotlight. She was a huge star in the ‘90s, and her tumultuous relationship was the hot topic of every gossip column. She started as a fitness instructor before her natural good looks took her to Hollywood.
She is an icon in every way and has never been afraid to ruffle a few feathers. She fell out of the public eye for a while until a series was made about her famous relationship. Now she is making a comeback.
It’s Pamela Anderson!
Pamela Anderson came to fame during the ‘90s when she became Playmate of the Month in February 1990. The blonde bombshell went on to make her TV debut in Home Improvement before landing her iconic role on Baywatch, helping to revive the struggling series.
No one rocks a red one-piece quite like Anderson. After the show, her life took a dramatic turn when she quickly married Tommy Lee. Since her messy break-up, Anderson has struggled with her career. She is trying to make a comeback on Broadway as Roxie Hart in Chicago.
He Achieved a World Record
He might not be the most relevant actor these days, but he ruled the late ‘90s and 2000s. He became a household name while playing a beloved superhero, but his career fumbled after that. He’s one of those people you remember but haven’t seen in a while.
He recently revived his career and an old role he once played. In his free time, he became an avid poker player and has won a few tournaments. He is trying to revive his career and has a new movie coming out. Do you know who this is?
It’s Tobey Maguire!
Most people know Tobey Maguire for his role as Spider-Man. He starred in three Marvel films between 2002 and 2007. He recently received a Guinness record for “longest career as a live-action Marvel character” after reprising the role in Spider-Man: No Way Home.
Over the years, Maguire has fallen out of the spotlight. He has been in a few big films here and there, including, The Great Gatsby, Pawn Sacrifice, and The Boss Baby. Maguire has focused more on his production work rather than being in front of the camera.
This actress was a beauty back in her day, and she is still gorgeous today. She was a popular soap star in the ‘90s and grew up in sunny California. She attended UCLA and started modeling and acting in commercials.
This blonde babe has been on the cover of Rolling Stone, and she was one of People magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People list twice. She was married twice and had one daughter, who is practically her twin. She has also dealt with a lot of mental health issues.
It’s Heather Locklear!
The Melrose Place star is best known for her role as Amanda Woodward, but Heather Locklear has done much more. After the ‘90s soap opera ended, Locklear landed a role on Spin City opposite Michael J. Fox and later Charlie Sheen.
Besides her work on TV, Locklear has had her fair share of legal woes. She has gone to rehab at least three times for health-related issues, and in 2018, she was arrested for the second time. Locklear was charged with battery, and then she was hospitalized for a possible overdose.
We Never Wanted Him to Let Go
Some say he is one of the greatest actors in Hollywood, but that could be many people. He got his start in the ‘90s while he was still a kid and has been in many hit movies. He might be highly regarded in Hollywood, but his efforts haven’t been rewarded.
He isn’t just an actor; he is also a philanthropist and environmentalist. His early acting career involved commercial work, and he had a horrible singing voice. His haircut was also banned in many countries. Who is this actor?
It’s Leonardo DiCaprio!
Our hearts will never go one knowing Leonardo DiCaprio could have fit on the piece of wood with Rose in Titanic. The famous actor has been in countless iconic films, from What’s Eating Gilbert Grape to Wolf of Wall Street and The Revenant, but he only has one Academy Award.
While acting is his main passion, DiCaprio is also an environmentalist. He started a nonprofit organization that supports charities related to climate change. DiCaprio also made a documentary about the environment and visited Antarctica.
She Has Controversial Views
This actress began her career in the early ‘90s when she was named Playmate of the Year. Her sexy looks got her noticed by casting agents, leading her to a string of hosting jobs. While she has had a few memorable movies roles, she is better known as a talk show host.
In recent years, she has been labeled “dangerous,” “reckless,” and “uninformed” for her views about vaccines causing autism. She has become the face of the movement, and it caused her to receive strong criticism. Can you guess who she is?
It’s Jenny McCarthy!
The actress, model, activist, TV personality, and author started her career with a nude shoot for Playboy in 1993. Jenny McCarthy is best known for ringing in the new year on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve and co-hosting The View for a year.
McCarthy is married to Donnie Wahlberg, but she has a son from her first marriage. Her son, Evan, was diagnosed with autism when he was three. McCarthy made it her mission to speak up about autism and published a book in 2007 about her experience raising Evan.
He’s a Disturbed Genius
It’s hard to deny that this man has incredible talent, but he can be irrational at times. He was born in Georgia before he moved with his mom to Chicago. He moved to different countries and was drawn to the arts from a young age.
He wrote poems and raps throughout his childhood and into his teen years. He dropped out of college and started working on his music. He helped produce many famous tracks before getting his big break. He is also a fashion designer and political activist.
It’s Kanye West!
That was an easy one because no one is quite like Kanye West. While he may have issues, West is an incredible musician with a creative mind. Who else would be able to write and record a song with their jaw wired shut? Somehow his words were still coherent.
West has done many incredible things with his music and fashion line, but his recent social media outburst has overshadowed that. West is going through a divorce from Kim Kardashian, and he took their fight to social media. We hope he gets the help he needs.
She’s Famous Because of Her Marriage
While this actress did have a lead role in a popular ‘90s show, she hasn’t done much with her career. However, she has remained in the public eye all these years because of her relationships. She was married to a famous actor, and they were in all the tabloids.
She was born in Ohio and attended Catholic school. She has been on many lists of beautiful women in publications worldwide. She dropped out of an Ivy League school after taking just one course. She is also a secretly talented singer.
It’s Katie Holmes
The Dawson’s Creek star has been in several other films, but none of them were blockbuster hits. Katie Holmes has stayed relevant because of her previous marriage to Tom Cruise. They had a daughter, Suri, and then shocked the world with their divorce.
Holmes revealed the strange things that happened during her marriage to Cruise because of his religious affiliation. Holmes no longer speaks to Cruise, and he does not see his daughter. Holmes moved on from Cruise with Jamie Foxx, but they ended things.
He’s Not Afraid of Water
This muscular man has a unique look, but can you guess who he is? He got his start on a popular lifeguard-themed show and loves the outdoors. He was born on an island and pretended to be a model to get an acting role.
He recently starred as a superhero with unique powers. His signature hairstyle was part of a role he had, and he liked it so much that he kept them. He also has a noticeable scar on his face that many confuse for being a style choice.
It’s Jason Momoa
The hunky man who played Aquaman is Jason Momoa. The Hawaiian-born actor spent some of his childhood in Iowa before moving back to the big island. Momoa is 6’5”, perfect for his role as Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones.
Momoa then landed the role of Aquaman in DC Extended Universe and headlined two films about Aquaman in 2018; the second will come out next year. Momoa was married to Lisa Bonet, but after 15 years together, they recently announced their separation.