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Amazes us or excites us when we hear our favorite stars to say a few words in Spanish, but since this is one of the most spoken languages in the world, in reality there are many celebrities who manage it very well.

Will Smith, Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow they are part of a list that journal The Country Spain collected over the famous who know Spanish.

Will Smith

The popular actor learned Spanish in school and still practices it with the help of a teacher, who goes with him to the interviews in the middle of communication to hispanic. “We speak Spanish in my house, always,” said his wife, Jada Pinkett, in an interview.

Viggo Mortensen

Having lived during his childhood in Argentina and Venezuela led to this actor, born in States, of Danish descent, to learn Spanish. Currently this skill serves him much because he lives in Madrid with actress Ariadna Gil, who she met in 2006.

Ben Affleck

The actor began to learn the language at the age of 13 when I recorded a tv program in Mexico. It also is very useful currently know the language, given that his girlfriend, Ana de Armas, is a cuban. Both met at the end of 2019, and they have been seen together in the streets during the last few months.

Gwyneth Paltrow

To Gwyneth Paltrow was not enough to have received Spanish classes at a school in New York, but at the age of 15, he travelled to Spain in an exchange to refine it. There he lived with a family, with which it still maintains contact, in a town in Toledo called Talavera de la Reina. He was named adoptive daughter of this town in 2003.

Chris Martin

The vocalist of Coldplay, ex-husband of Gwyneth Paltrow, we have also been able to hear speaking in Spanish. Do not speak perfectly, but is a fan of the music in our language. Is more, three years ago, during the festival Global Citizen in Hamburg, were encouraged to sing ‘Blackmail’ and ‘I fell in love’ with Shakira.

Jean Reno

Juan Moreno y Herrera-Jiménez, known by his artistic pseudonym Jean Reno, is a French actor of Spanish descent. The latter is the reason why the actor speaks Spanish fluently which has allowed him to work on some ads on this language.

Lupita’nyong or

The actress was born in Mexico, but his parents were political refugees, so that when she was a year they decided to return to Kenya. At the age of 16 he returned to Mexico, where she studied Spanish for seven months, although at that stage she has bitter memories. “People stopped us and we took pictures only because we were of color. It was a difficult time because I was a teenager, when you’re trying to get to know you and to form your own path, but you are unsure where you are. That devastated me,” he told Elle magazine.

Tom Hiddleston

This british actor has dedicated some of his time to the languages and know about four, among these the Spanish, although he has confessed that he does not know to perfection. “I understand more than I speak,” he said in an interview with Despierta America.

Matt Damon

At the age of 15 Matt Demon traveled to Mexico to learn Spanish, which you can practise with his argentine wife Luciana Bozán, while noting that it is a bit complicated to be understood in our language. “It’s easier for me to talk with a mexican. My wife is from Argentina and is hard for me to understand it,” he said in 2015 when it promoted the film Mars. (E)