Love him or hate him, SpongeBob is an unavoidable part of culture. Here are 13 facts you may not know about the most famous sponge in the world…

Mr. Krabs' famous voice has a famous face.

Mr. Krabs is voiced by the corrupt prison guard in The Shawshank Redemption You might also know Clancy Brown as the Krugan in Highlander. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

No animals were harmed in the making of the Krabby Patty.

Krabby Patty is a veggie burger Creator Stephen Hillenburg said that the secret formula contains no animal products. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: CinemaBlend

Gary and Patrick are family.

Gary the Snail is Patrick's first cousin In the episode Rule of Dumb we learn of Patrick's genetic link to Gary. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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SpongeBob is now in his late 30s.

SpongeBob was born in 1986 BIKIN DRIVER LICENSE EXPIRES 12-11-03 A1356021 - SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS 124 CONCH ST. BIKINI BOTTOM SEX: M HAIR: YELLOW EYES: BLI HT 0.01 WT: loz DOB:07-14-86 Or at least that's what his license says. The creator has joked that he is 50 in Bob Squardants sponge years. CRACKED.COM NOW YOU KNOW

Source: ScreenRant

Patrick has a sponge-loving starfish named after him.

A type of starfish was named after Patrick because it often hangs around sponges The Astrolirus patricki is often observed perching on or wrapped around sponges. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: PeerJ.

He was almost named SpongeBoy.

SpongeBob's original name was SpongeBoy However, SpongeBoy was already copyrighted by a mop company. The creator wanted to keep Sponge in the name so he wasn't mistaken for cheese. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: Neatorama

The creator has a sponge species named after him

The creator of the show has a lp sponge species named after him The Clathria hillenburgi was named in honor of Stephen Hillenburg, who died a few months prior to its discovery. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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