Celebrities who are the most multilingual

Europe, Language Speakers

Would it surprise you to learn that famous celebrities take the time to learn different languages? Of course it would, they’re so busy! You may be surprised by how many languages some of our idols are able to speak. We have created a list of multilingual 7 celebrities who speak more languages than other celebs. The number of languages is as impressive as the difficulty of some our celebrities learned!


Natalie Portman
Born in Jerusalem Natalie Portman is an actress, film producer and director with dual Israeli and American citizenship. She speaks Hebrew and English and also French, Spanish, Japanese and German. If you’ve ever tried to learn German, you know how difficult it is.



The Colombian pop-rock singer Shakira had her first songs only in Spanish. later on she started to sing in English as well and nowadays she is one of the most famous stars in the world. She also speaks Portuguese as well as some Italian, French, Catalan and Arabic.


Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee was a British actor and singer who gained cult status for his portrayals of bad guys. His most famous roles included the title character in Dracula, a role in the James Bond movie The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit and Star Wars. He spoke English, German, French, Italian, Spanish as well as some Russian, Swedish and Greek. How impressive!


Viggo Mortesen
Viggo Peter Mortensen is a Danish-American actor, photographer, poet, painter and musician. He became known worldwide for his role as Aragorn in the film adaptation of The Lord of the Rings. He speaks English and Spanish, Danish, French & Italian and understands Norwegian and Swedish as well.


Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster is an American actress, film director, film producer and two-time Oscar winner and already has two kids. She is able to speak English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian.


Tom Hiddelston

The British actor Tom Hiddelston maybe one of the most multilingual celebrities in the world – he speaks one of the most difficult languages in the world, Mandarin Chinese. He also knows English, Italian, Spanish and French as well as Greek and some Russian, Latin, German and Korean.


Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn was an actress of British-Dutch descent. She was one of the leading female movie stars in the 1950s and 1960s. You probably know her from the movie “Breakfast at Tiffanys”.  She speaks Dutch, English, Spanish, French and Italian.


As you can see from the example of these multilingual celebrities  – it makes you really sexy to speak more than two languages and gives you potential to work all over the world, wherever you want. It is no coincidence that every star we just listed has a very high level of sex appeal and are all enjoying the limelight. It’s largely because they travel all around the world and are able to act or sing in many different languages – and that makes the person not only internationally adorable, it has a lot of other benefits, too.

If you’re now considering to start learning another language, maybe it is best to try some of the easiest languages to learn for English speakers.