Luck of the Irish!

With St. Patrick’s day coming soon, it is time to recognize those celebrities who are either Irish American or of Irish descent!

According to Daily News  these celebrities are either Irish American or of Irish descent. Can you guess which of these celebrities are Irish American and which are of Irish descent? You might be surprised…

Megan Fox:

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The mother of two is of Irish descent! She also is of French and Native American ancestry. (Photo courtesy of Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Olivia Wilde:

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The actress is Irish American! She has dual citizenship in both the US and Ireland. (Photo courtesy of Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Vanessa Hudgens:

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The High School Musical actress may not look it, but she is 1/4th Irish! (Photo Courtesy of Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Niall Horan

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Hopefully not a shocker to must, but this boyband member of One Direction was born in Ireland! (Photo courtesy of Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Christina Aguilera:

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This Latina sure has something else to be proud of…She is of Irish descent on her mother’s side! (Photo courtesy of Steve Jennings)

Mariah Carey:

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Newly engaged to James Packer, Carey is not only part African-American and Venezuelan, but also half-Irish! (Photo courtesy of Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Anne Hathaway:

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The mommy-to-be is…that’s right – Irish descent! (Photo courtesy of Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Chris O’Dowd:
Known for playing the cute policeman in ‘Bridesmaids,’ O’Dowd cannot hide his Irish accent from anyone! (Photo courtesy of

Katherine Heigl:

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Can you tell that this actress is half-German and half-Irish? (Photo courtesy of Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Drew Barrymore:

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Through her great-grandfather Maurice Costello, this actress is part Irish! (Photo courtesy of Matt Sayles)

Barack Obama:

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The current President of the United States is of Irish descent which comes from his great great grandfather! (Photo courtesy of Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Matthew McConaughey:

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 Just imagine the actor saying “alright alright alright” in an Irish accent… a girl can dream! (Photo courtesy of Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

George Clooney:

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There is even more to admire about Clooney other than his looks…it is time to admire the actor’s blood which is half-Irish! (Photo courtesy of Paul Drinkwater/NBC/Handout/EPA)

Demi Lovato:

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 All Lovatics should know the former Disney star is part Mexican and part Italian, but did you know she is also part Irish? (Photo courtesy of Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images

Ashton Kutcher:

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The husband of Mila Kunis is of Native American and Bohemian descent but is Irish-American! (Photo courtesy of Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Did you guess correctly? Happy almost St. Patrick’s Day!


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