Nowadays it’s all the craze for celebrities to give their children a wacky name. Whether it’s Owl or Spice, celebrities refuse to give their children simple mainstream names like Amanda or Robert. Instead, they chose to name their children after fruit or directions trying to top other celebrity parents. While they are battling it out for most creative name, there are numerous celebrities that had wacky names before having a wacky name was popular. These are six of the wackiest celebrity names.

Chord Overstreet

Chord Overstreet was destined to be a heartthrob, just look at his name! Overstreet’s parents were heavily influenced by music and thus wanted to give their son a name that reflected that. Chord is and continues to be a very interesting and unique name. After hearing him belt out a tune on the widely successful T.V. show, Glee you’ll realize that Chord suits him extremely well.

Tatum O’Neal

With a beautiful name and even prettier smile; Tatum O’Neal won the hearts of many viewers and critics for her roles in The Bad News Bears, Paper Moon and The Runaways. O’Neal is the daughter of actor Ryan O’Neal and starred opposite of him in Paper Moon where she earned an Academy Award for her role thus, making her the youngest actress to win a competitive academy award. In 1976, O’Neal was the highest paid child actor in Hollywood when she was taped to star in The Bad News Bears. Later in life O’Neal struggled with drug and alcohol abuse. She states she is clean now following a stint in rehab back in April.

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  • Adriana Rivera

    River Phoenix’s last name was originally “Bottom” but the family changed it to Phoenix to symbolize a new beginning for them =)