Can You Identify These Celebrities If We Give Them Fake Mustaches?



By: Lauren Lubas

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Back in the day, the only way to disguise yourself and others was to add a hat, a trench coat and (of course) a mustache. It sometimes worked, because adding facial hair to a person can change the structure of their face, hide any telling blemishes or scars and confuse people who are looking at you. They might think you look familiar, and they'd be right ... but something will be off (or on, in the case of a mustache). 

Now, we know that you can probably spot your favorite stars from a mile away. You are probably so good that you can catch them without any makeup on. You might even be able to identify them in a costume and full makeup for a role. However, what would happen if we added a mustache to their disguises? 

If you think you know your celebrities like the back of your hand, you now have the opportunity to test your skills. We are going to give you 40 images of celebrities, but here's the twist: we are going to slap some fake mustaches on them. If you can identify 20, we'll be impressed, but if you can determine all 40, we'll call you a master.

Who is this reality TV star turned fashion celeb?

If you don't know how Kim Kardashian got her start on the road to fame, we suggest you Google that stuff. The "real life" drama of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" just touches on who she really is.


Can you name this triple threat singer, songwriter and actress?

Beyoncé broke the mold when it came to body image. Her gorgeous curves showed us that it's all about how you use it rather than what it looks like in a picture. She is married to producer and rapper Jay-Z.


Who is this woman who changed the world but began with a humble talk show?

For 25 years, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" was the highest rated daytime talk television show. Oprah made a name for herself by helping others work through their problems, giving away free cars and sponsoring charity events.


She may just be America's sweetheart, but she has a dark streak. Who is she?

Okay, so maybe Taylor Swift doesn't know that "Romeo and Juliet" was a tragedy and not a love story, but her songs about her own heartache keep people coming back. She was one of the great singers who crossed from country to pop music pretty seamlessly.


Can you identify this famous actor, wrestler and voice actor if we give him a mustache?

Not only is Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson easy on the eyes, reports state that he is actually a really cool guy if you happen to meet him in person. With a smile like that, who could resist trying to say hello?


Do you recognize this superhero when he has a fake mustache?

Who doesn't like watching Captain America do his thing on the big screen? And guess what, ladies? He's single and looking! Before playing Captain America, Chris Evans was The Human Torch in the "Fantastic Four" movies.


This is an athletic celeb. Can you name him with this fake mustache?

People are torn on LeBron James. While he is often compared to Michael Jordan, they don't really realize that these are two different players in two different decades. The game has changed since Michael, but that's not to say Michael wasn't a genius on the court.


Who is this "Harry Potter" actress?

Emma Watson is not just known for her work in the magical series of "Harry Potter." She is a human rights advocate, and in 2017, she took on the Disney princess role of Belle in the live-action "Beauty and the Beast."


It might be difficult to identify this actress with a mustache, but she was an Avenger, if that helps. Who is she?

We aren't sure that Scarlett Johansson was ever in a bad movie. From "He's Just Not That Into You" (2009) to the latest Avengers movie, she is a delight to see on screen and a refreshingly strong female figure.


Which Kardashian is this?

If you've been asking yourself "what kind of Kardashian is Kourtney?" the answer is simple: she's the one who is all about social situations, fashion and Instagram followers ... kind of like every one of her sisters.


Can you name this daring gentleman with a fake mustache?

Charlie Cox plays Matt Murdock, who is the Daredevil in the shows "Daredevil" and "The Defenders" on Netflix. While the show is gritty and action-packed, we may be a little overloaded with Marvel movies these days ... said no one ever.


Do you recognize this singer whose real name is Stefani?

Often, people think of Lady Gaga as that weird singer with a great voice, but when you think about it, she is a modern-day Madonna. She has a great set of pipes, and she wears clothes that make people talk about her.


Who is this celebrity chef that has to put ancho chilies in pretty much everything?

When you watch Bobby Flay cook, magic happens. His laser focus shows that he's like a surgeon in the kitchen, but he could stand to switch up his ingredients sometimes. Do we need more chipotle peppers and ancho chilies? We think not.


This daytime talk show is a human rights advocate. Do you know her name?

Those of you who watch "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" know that Ellen basically equals love. She is all about making people feel happy and welcomed, and she wants to make sure that everyone on her show is taken care of.


He is known for steeling microphones out of people's hands. Do you recognize him with this fake mustache?

So, we all realize that Kanye likes to speak his mind. His microphone-grabbing, telling-people-how-it-is personality has given him a name for himself ... and, of course, he likes fish sticks.


This singer's fake mustache might hide his baby face. Who is he?

Justin Bieber has gotten kind of a bad rap lately. Not only does he urinate in public and think that his celebrity gets him whatever he wants, whenever he wants, he also doesn't understand how to respect situations that require respect (see his entry in Anne Frank House guest book).


She was the princess of pop before she snapped. Do you recognize her with this fake mustache?

Celebrity does weird things to people. The crazy amount of attention coupled with the need to be loved can tear a person apart. We assume that's what happened to Britney Spears when she lost her marbles, shaved her head and attacked a car with an umbrella.


Can you name this action actress?

Jennifer Lawrence hit Hollywood like a blonde storm of awesome acting. While she considers acting easy, many who watch her work think she's nothing less than the perfect actress on screen.


Do you recognize this famous director if we put a different mustache on him?

George Lucas might be one of the most recognizable directors in the world, and that's because his resume spans nearly five decades. With his work on the Star Wars series, we know and love him as the best.


Her work began on television but moved to feature films. Can you identify her with this mustache?

Mila Kunis began her career on "That '70s Show," and it took off from there. She has been in several romantic comedies and even some bourbon commercials, and it doesn't look like her fame is going to stop anytime soon.


This actor is a gem on screen, but a little odd in interviews. Do you recognize him with a fake mustache?

Somehow, this 56-year-old actor is still an action star. While we love to see him on the big screen, reports are constantly flying in about his lifestyle choices. However, his star doesn't seem to be fading any time soon.


Who is this rapper from Canada?

Yes, Drake is originally from Canada. He is a rapper, singer, actor and producer (and most recently, an entrepreneur). You may remember him from the show "Degrassi: The Next Generation," but he has grown so much since then.


"Pretty Woman" (1990) was her big break, but do you know who she is?

Julie Roberts always oozed girl power in her movies. She usually plays a very headstrong woman who knows exactly what she wants (even if she doesn't always know how she is going to get it).


Do you recognize this "Modern Family" star with a fake mustache?

She's a loud, strong Columbian woman ... and she also plays one on TV. Her role as Gloria on "Modern Family" shows us that beauty doesn't end at any given age, and neither does talent.


This singer and actress broke from the Disney persona in a serious way. Do you know who she is?

After "Hannah Montana," Miley Cyrus went on to do a few pop albums and crushed the Disney vibe with some intense skin-baring music videos and music that was a little harder.


Who is this "Game of Thrones" actress?

We all know Maisie Williams as Arya Stark on the hit show "Game of Thrones," which just concluded its final season. However, she's also a huge social media influencer, giving life to the tweets that she and costar Sophie Turner participate in.


Can you identify this actor who played Aquaman if we give him a different mustache?

While you may have seen Jason Momoa in a few roles in the past, one of his most memorable parts was as Khal Drogo in the hit series "Game of Thrones." Of course, he only lasted one season.


She leads in "The Handmaid's Tale." Do you know who she is?

Elisabeth Moss has been in quite a few television dramas, and her brilliant work on "A Handmaid's Tale" shows that she is capable of range and expressing emotion without expressing words.


This "Seinfeld" actress just ended a series on HBO. Do you know her name?

Actress and comedian Julia Louis-Dreyfus showed that she was able to join the boy's club in the show "Seinfeld." Bringing her on as the Vice President in "VEEP" on HBO was a great decision, as her wit and strength play well with her character.


Do you recognize this actor from "The Good Place"?

Some of us remember Ted Danson from the hit show "Cheers," but we all recognize him as Michael from the comedy series "The Good Place." The 72-year-old actor has also starred in several movies.


Who plays Jessica Jones?

Before landing the role of Jessica Jones on the Netflix original series with the same name, Ritter had small roles on great television shows, like "Breaking Bad" and "Gilmore Girls."


She likes wearing orange, but do you recognize her with a mustache?

Laverne Cox is an LGBTQ+ advocate as well as one heck of an actress who has won several awards. You can find her on the Netflix hit series "Orange is the New Black," where she plays Sophia Burset.


Which Doctor is this?

Matt Smith played the 11th doctor, immediately following David Tennant. It was definitely a hard act to follow, but Smith took control of the role and fans embraced him rather quickly.


Can you name this actress who was featured in the most recent version of "Jumanji"?

Not only was Karen Gillan in "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" (2017), she also played the Doctor's companion on the "Doctor Who" series. She can stand up some of the top actors of our time, and she deserves a little more credit for her acting abilities.


He has attitude and a fake name, but can you identify him with a mustache?

People love to see this guy dance, and there's no mystery as to why. Additionally, his albums top the charts whenever they're released. Bruno Mars takes on multiple music styles and tops them all. His given name is Peter Gene Hernandez.


Do you recognize this man who sings beautiful love songs?

Just when you thought that the piano died with Michael Bublé, John Legend comes around and tears at our hearts to give us some of the most beautiful music created in our time. Yes, his music is played at basically every wedding.


This singer has just as many tattoos as he has hit songs. What's his name?

Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine was the unapologetic bad boy who everyone wanted to date ... that is until he was married to Behati Prinsloo in 2014. These days you can find him on "The Voice."


Who is this actor with a career that spans decades?

If you remember the '90s, you remember Will Smith from "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air." However, the Fresh Prince grew into one of the best actors of the 2000s with range to do comedy, drama and action.


Do you know this famous singer who died in 2016?

You may remember David Bowie's acting chops from the cult classic "Labyrinth" (1986), but you definitely remember his singing career which spanned over three decades and changed the way we think of music.


This celebrity chef is known to get angry. Do you recognize him with this mustache?

We love to watch Gordon Ramsay tear apart terrible chefs and poor restaurant owners, but in the end, we all hope that he's a great guy. Spoiler Alert: he is a great guy ... as long as you're not cooking for him.


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