Hello! ¡Hola! Bonjour! One of the reasons many celebrities have become global sensations is because they're able to address their fans in their native tongues, making these encounters even more personable. From Shakira to Ricky Martin, check out 13 celebrities who can speak multiple languages:
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The Pulling Strings star can speak Spanish, Portuguese and French, in addition to English.
The 36-year-old singer can speak Portuguese, Arabic, Italian and Spanish perfectly.
Besides being fluent in Spanish, Martin can also speak French, Portuguese and Italian.
The voluptuous beauty can speak Arabic, Portuguese and Spanish.
Cruz may hail from Spain, but Spanish isn’t the only language she’s skilled in. The mami of two also speaks Italian and French.
The 53-year-old actor can speak French and Spanish.
The former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star can speak some phrases in Hindi, in addition to being fluent in Spanish.
The 27-year-old Brazilian American can speak Portuguese and Spanish.
Pataky is fluent in French, Romanian, Italian and Spanish.
Freddie Prinze Jr.
The 90s teen heartthrob is not only fluent in Spanish, but he’s also able to speak Italian.
The new mama can speak Greek and Spanish.
Harry Shum Jr.
The Glee star – who was born in Costa Rica – is fluent in Spanish and Chinese.
Walger can speak Spanish and conversational French.