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56 Celebrities Who Changed Their Names For Fame

Being in the industry comes with some sacrifices which sometimes include name changes so here’s a list of 56 Celebrities who changed their names for fame! You’d be surprised at whose real name is Melanie Elizabeth Bownds and Caryn Elaine Johnson! This list just proves that these big end celebs do have normal names like most of us!

 

 

 

1. 50 Cent = Curtis James Jackson

 

 

 

2. Alicia Keys = Alicia Augello Cook

 

 

 

3. Blake Lively = Blake Ellender Brown

 

 

 

4. Brad Pitt = William Bradley Pitt

 

 

 

5. Bruno Mars = Peter Gene Hernandez

 

 

 

6. Calvin Harris = Adam Richard Wiles

 

 

 

7. Carmen Electra = Tara Leigh Patrick

 

 

 

8. Charli XCX = Charlotte Emma Aitchison

 

 

 

9. Charlie Puth = Charles Otto “Charlie” Puth, Jr

 

 

 

10. Charlie Sheen = Carlos Irwin Estévez

 

 

 

11. Common = Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr.

 

 

 

12. Demi Moore = Demetria Gene Guynes

 

 

 

13. Elizabeth Banks = Elizabeth Irene Mitchell

 

 

 

14. Elton John = Reginald Kenneth Dwight

 

 

 

15. Emma Stone = Emily Jean Stone

 

 

 

16. Fergie = Stacy Ann Ferguson

 

 

 

17. Helen Mirren = Ilyena Lydia Mironoff

 

 

 

18. Iggy Azalea = Amethyst Amelia Kelly

 

 

 

19. Jack Black = Thomas Jacob Black

 

 

 

20. Jamie Foxx = Eric Malone Bishop

 

 

 

21. Jason Derulo = Jason Joel Desrouleaux

 

 

 

22. Jay-Z = Shawn Corey Carter

 

 

 

23. Jessie J = Jessica Ellen Cornish

 

 

 

24. Jim Parsons = James Joseph Parsons

 

 

 

25. John Legend = John Roger Stephens

 

 

 

26. Kat Dennings = Katherine Litwack

 

 

 

27. Katy Perry = Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson

 

 

 

28. Kit Harington = Christopher Catesby Harington

 

 

 

29. Lady Gaga = Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta

 

 

 

30. Lana Del Rey = Elizabeth Woolridge Grant

 

 

 

31. Lil Wayne = Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.

 

 

 

32. Lily James = Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson

 

 

 

33. Lorde = Ellen Yelich-O’Connor

 

 

 

34. Lucy Hale = Karen Lucille Hale

 

 

 

35. Ludacris = Christopher Brian Bridges

 

 

 

36. Macklemore = Ben Haggerty

 

 

 

37. Mila Kunis = Milena Markovna Kunis

 

 

 

38. Miley Cyrus = Destiny Hope Cyrus

 

 

 

39. Ne-Yo = Shaffer Chimere Smith

 

 

 

40. Nicki Minaj = Onika Tanya Maraj

 

 

 

41. Nina Dobrev = Nikolina Konstantinova Dobreva

 

 

 

42. Olivia Wilde = Olivia Jane Cockburn

 

 

 

43. Paul Wesley = Paul Wasilewski

 

 

 

44. Pink = Alecia Beth Moore

 

 

 

45. Pitbull =Armando Christian Pérez

 

 

 

46. Portia de Rossi = Amanda Lee Rogers

 

 

 

47. Rebel Wilson = Melanie Elizabeth Bownds

 

 

 

48. Ricky Martin = Enrique Martín Morales

 

 

 

49. Shania Twain = Eilleen Regina Edwards

 

 

 

50. Theo James = Theodore Peter James Kinnaird Taptiklis

 

 

 

51. Tina Fey = Elizabeth Stamatina Fey

 

 

 

52. Tom Cruise = Thomas Cruise Mapother IV

 

 

 

53. Tyga = Michael Ray Stevenson

 

 

 

54. Vin Diesel = Mark Sinclair Vincent

 

 

 

55. Whoopi Goldberg = Caryn Elaine Johnson

 

 

 

56. Will.I.Am. = William James Adams Jr.

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