Facts About Famous People That You Probably Never Knew.

Posted by Michael Avery in Facts and DIY

People lead long and interesting lives so it comes as no surprise that they might have taken a completely different path to get where they are than you might expect. Some might have had to work terrible jobs before their big break. Others might have secretly tried to use their status for their own gain. Whatever the reason, there will always be things about people you don't know. From Michael Jackson to the Pope here are some interesting facts about famous people that you probably didn't know.


#1 Everybody loved David Bowie it seems.

This Italian chief of police was such a huge fan of Bowie's that he went to extreme lengths to get his autograph. Probably could have just asked.

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#2 He wasn't always the pope.

During his younger days, Pope Francis was quite the tough guy. Maybe that's why he can handle being the Pope so well.


#3 Yes even he can lose.

Sorry fanboys but Gordon Ramsay isn't perfect. He can lose just like anyone else. Still, he's a good guy which isn't highlighted enough.


#4 The King of Pop wanted more.

Michael Jackson actually tried to buy Marvel just to get his way. Just let that sink in for a moment.

#5 They don't call him "The Rock" for nothing.

Dwayne Johnson is known as a huge physically imposing man so this fact shouldn't come as surprise to anyone really. Violence solves everything.

#6 Proof that you can make your dreams a reality.

J.K. Rowling was once a daydreamer just like the rest of us. Follow her example and take those daydreams and make them into your reality.

#7 Your past will catch up with you eventually.

Most people nowadays probably don't remember when Robert Downey Jr. was anything other than a Hollywood powerhouse. There was a time when he was regularly in and out of jail and heavily addicted to drugs. As popular as he is now, you can never fully escape your past it seems.

#8 Another weird MJ fact.

Michael Jackson was a weird guy so hearing something abnormal about him is par for the course. This, however, did kind of surprise me.


#9 Who will sit on the Iron Throne.

Queen Elizabeth had fun during her visit to the set of Game of Thrones but because of royal regulations, she couldn't fully immerse herself in the experience. Bummer.