15 Celebrity Facts You’ll Be Amazed You Didn’t Know

Blackbeard

One of the most famous pirates is Blackbeard. His real name is Edward Teach, and he went around frightening people into giving him money and suchlike. Despite having a reputation for being a bit of a troublemaker, there is no record of him actually murdering any of his prisoners. However, he apparently walked around with lit fuses on his hat. He also had a peg leg due to losing one of the legs through diabetes.

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Grasshoppers

Salvador Dalí was terrified of grasshoppers. As a schoolboy, he threw such violent fits of hysteria that his teacher forbade them to be mentioned in class.

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Marie Curie

Marie Curie couldn’t legally attend College, so she did it illegally, going to what was known as the “Flying University,” a secret organization.

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Planet Mars

Bruno Mars was not actually named after a planet, he’s real name is Peter Gene Bayot Hernandez.