Being a multilingual is an art by itself. It isn't everybody's cup of tea. But, these Hollywood celebrities who can speak multiple languages will surely surprise you.
It is believed that the number of multilingual people outnumber the monolingual people in the world. Let's have a look at the celebs who have mastered the art of speaking more than a language:
The 'Black Swan' actress can not only speak her mother tongue, which is Hebrew, but also Japanese, Spanish and German.
The Academy Award winning actress can speak French, German, Spanish and Italian!
The comedian Jack Black has mastered the art of speaking French, Spanish and English.
One might assume that Shakira wouldn't know any language Spanish. But, the actress can speak Portuguese, English and Italian.
Leonardo can speak fluent German. If you're wondering how, his mother was half German and he's picked the language through her.
The Grey's Anatomy actress Sandra Oh can speak her mother tongue Korean fluently. Besides that, she is fluent in English and French, too.
The English actor can speak French, Spanish and Greek besides English!
Another Black Swan beauty who is multilingual is the actress Mila Kunis. She can speak fluent Russian and English.
The Mad Max: Fury Road actress Charlize Theron,can speak Afrikaans. It a language mostly spoken in Nambia and South Africa.
Charlize Theron is a South African American actress. It is no surprise that the actress can communicate in both English and Afrikaans.
While some actors and actresses or musicians have learned to speak multiple languages through academics, some have naturally picked it up while growing up.
You would be surprised to know what language Gwyneth Paltrow could speak. She's not only fluent in English, but in Spanish, too.
At least for the actors, it is very important to be able to lip sync for dialogues in other languages as most of the movie scenes include foreign languages.
There have been instances when celebs have taken training to learn a certain languages for their movies.
We can understand how even an actor needs to do a lot of homework to be able to do justice to their character. And, it needn't have to only be physical training, but intellectual, too.
Some actors have spent days in the weirdest environments to understand their character better and get into it. It could range from staying in a mental asylum to spending time in the woods.