June Baby Boom

Author: Short Story   Date Posted:15 June 2017 

Fun Facts about 8 celebrities born in June, you had no idea about! Discover whose marriage was arranged, who gets never tired of Monopoly and who has never ever been to the snow, despite being born in Finland!


  1. Marilyn Monroe


  • She found it almost impossible to learn lines, and took 60 takes to deliver the line “It’s me, Sugar”, in the movie; Some Like it Hot.


  • She went by many names. On her birth certificate she is Norma Jeane Mortenson; she was baptised Norma Jeane Baker; she modelled under the names Jean Norman and Mona Monroe.  She only legally changed her name to Marilyn Monroe in March 1956, when she was already a star.


  • Her weight went up and down so dramatically during the filming of The Prince and the Showgirl that the costume designer, Beatrice Dawson, had to create dresses in different sizes.


  • Marilyn owned many dogs during her life; her last was a Maltese terrier given to her by Frank Sinatra, which she named Maf


  • She was named “The Most Advertised Girl in the World” by the Advertising Association of the West in 1953.


  • She was athletic. As a young married woman on Catalina Island in the early Forties, she studied weightlifting with a former Olympic champion named Howard Corrington.





     2.    Nicole Kidman



  • For 1996’s The Portrait of a Lady, Kidman wore a corset to whittle her waist down to a mere 19 inches.


  • Nicole admitted that winning the Oscar wasn't all that it was cracked up to be.


  • While on The Tonight Show, she revealed to Jimmy Fallon that she had a crush on him and he completely missed all the signals she was giving him! Jimmy, you blew it. You could've dated Nicole!


  • Nicole can clearly sing! She did all her own singing in Moulin Rouge! but she has yet to record a duet with her husband



      3.  Johnny Depp


  • He credits Nicolas Cage with helping him break into acting after Cage hooked him up with his first agent.


  • When Cage fell into financial trouble in 2007, Depp reportedly offered to pay off his debt as a way to thank him for kickstarting his career.


  • Don’t ask him to dance! He fears dancing more than anything in the world and has never danced in real life. He’s only danced as a character in a movie with a choreographed routine.



     4.     Iggy Azalea


  • She enjoyed Roald Dahl's books while growing up, and Matilda was one of her favourites.


  • Her favourite colour is purple.


  • US website Buzzfeed reported she eats fast food pizza up to five times a week.


  • She received twelve nominations at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards.



     5.   Ariana Grande


  • She is terrified of heights, and yet I love and will go on any roller coaster.


  • She has a sick obsession with horror movies since she was little.


  • She thinks Bruce Almighty is the greatest movie ever.


  • She never gets tired of Monopoly, even though it is a very long game.



     6.     Elon Musk


  • Elon read four to five hours a day as a kid.


  • Elon was bullied in school


  • Musk bored his dates with rants about electric cars


  • Elon made $180 million as a co-founder of PayPal


  • He works 80-100 hours per week and once almost had a nervous breakdown



     7.   Angelina Jolie


  • As a teenager, Angelina became depressed when she could not get modeling assignments.


  • When she had twins in 2008, the photos were sold for a whopping $11 million to Vogue, a sum which Vogue states is a record for most expensive baby pictures. The money went to charity. Good on ya Brad and Angelina!


  • If acting didn’t work out she could be working in a funeral.  


  • When she was a young girl she had lost her grandfather and was so upset with how the   funeral was handled she made up her mind to take a home course at just 14 years old.


  • “I thought I could do better, so I got a home course when I was about 14.


  • It sounds like this very strange, eccentric, dark thing to do but in fact I lost my grandfather and was very upset with his funeral. If this whole acting thing didn’t work out that was going to be my path.”



     8.  William Du


  • Was born in Finland


  • Has never ever been to the snow, despite being born in Finland


  • Has 6 siblings


  • Was an uncle at 11 years old


  • Have a fine art range called Will & Caro that is exhibited all over the world, with partner Carolyn


  • At the age of 23 decided to start a business


  • Weighs every meal before he eats it


  • Goes to athletic bootcamps on Saturday


  • Came 3rd in a state fighting tournament


  • Would like to go to Antarctica one day


  • Loves Foxes and Crows

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