16 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Had Irish Roots

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You might think that you know everything about your absolute favorite celebrities. But it's kind of impossible to know everything about them. One thing you might not know about some of those celebrities: Where their ancestors came from! And with St. Patrick's Day right around the corner, knowing which celebrities will be decked out in green on the big day and representing their Irish roots is essential information!

You might already know that celebs like Saoirse Ronan and Colin Farrell are Irish folk (did the accent give it away?), but others have kept their Irish heritage a bit more under wraps. In the name of the all-green-everything holiday approaching, we're taking a look at some celebrities whose ancestors came from the Emerald Isle. Trust us; you'll definitely find yourself surprised by more than a few of figures on this list.