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Get To Know These Celebrities By Their Real Names

26/06/2020

When you become so accustomed to a celebrity by their stage name, it’s funny and weird when you hear them referred to by their real name. Or when they suddenly decide they’re dropping their pseudonyms, which is what happened when Chet Faker announced he was going to release music under his real, very normal name, Nicholas Murphy. (Doesn’t quite have the same ring to it, does it?)

Here are more stars with real names you may not have known or may have forgotten.

 

Brad Pitt’s real name is William Bradley Pitt

 

Snoop Dogg’s real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr

 

Ashton Kutcher’s real name is Christopher Ashton Kutcher

 

Jay Z’s real name is Shawn Carter

 

Elton John’s real name is Reginald Kenneth Dwight

 

Mila Kunis’ real name is Milena Markovna Mila Kunis

 

Kit Harington’s real name is Christopher Harington

 

 

Bruno Mars’ real name is Peter Gene Hernandez

 

Rooney Mara’s real name is Patricia Rooney Mara

 

Ludacris’ real name is Christopher Brian Bridges

 

Lana Del Rey’s real name is Elizabeth Woolridge Grant.

 

Olivia Wilde’s real name is Olivia Cockburn

 

Vin Diesel’s real name is Mark Sinclair

 

Nicki Minaj’s real name is Onika Tanya Maraj

 

John Legend’s real name is John Stephens

 

Pink’s real name is Alecia Moore

 

Miley Cyrus’ real name is Destiny Hope Cyrus

 

Bella Hadid’s real name is Isabella Khair Hadid

 

Katy Perry’s real name is Katheryn Hudson

 

Iggy Azalea’s real name is Amethyst Amelia Kelly

 

Drake’s real name is Aubrey Drake Graham

 

Dakota Fanning’s real name is Hannah Dakota Fanning

 

Oprah Winfrey was born Orpah (not ‘Oprah’) Winfrey

 

Reese Witherspoon’s real name is Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon

 

Natalie Portman’s real name is Natalie Hershlag

 

Blake Lively’s real name is Blake Ellender Brown

 

Prince Harry’s birth name is Henry Charles Albert David, and his official royal title is His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales. In the U.K., Harry is considered a nickname for Henry

 

Emma Stone’s real name is Emily Jean Stone

 

Lorde’s real name is Ella Yelich-O’Connor

 

Meghan Markle’s real name is Rachel Meghan Markle

 

Gigi Hadid’s real name is Jelena Noura Hadid

 

Alicia Keys was born Alicia Augello Cook

 

Rihanna’s real name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty

 

Lady Gaga’s real name is Stefani Germanotta

 

From ELLE Australia

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