22 Celebrities Who Changed Their Names Once They Became Famous

1.

Jamie Foxx


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Real Name: Eric Marlon Bishop

2.

Katy Perry


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Real Name: Katy Hudson

3.

Louis C.K.


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Real Name: Louis Szekely

4.

Olivia Wilde


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Real Name: Olivia Jane Cockburn

5.

Bruno Mars


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Real Name: Peter Gene Hernandez

6.

Stevie Wonder


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Real Name: Steveland Judkins

7.

Natalie Portman


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Real Name: Natalie Herschlag

8.

Ben Kingsley


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Real Name: Krishna Pandit Bhanji

9.

Tina Fey


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Real Name: Elizabeth Fey

10.

Albert Brooks


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Real Name: Albert Einstein

11.

Helen Mirren


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Real Name: Ilyena Lydia Vasilievna Mironov

12.

Faith Hill


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Real Name: Audrey Faith Perry

13.

Alicia Keys


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Real Name: Alicia Augello Cook

14.

Vin Diesel


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Real Name: Mark Sinclair Vincent

15.

Calvin Harris


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Real Name: Adam Richard Wiles

16.

Elton John


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Real Name: Reginald Kenneth Dwight

17.

John Legend


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Real Name: John Rogers Stephens

18.

Jack Black


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Real Name: Thomas Jacob Black

19.

Miley Cyrus


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Real Name: Destiny Hope Cyrus

20.

Michael Caine


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Real Name: Maurice Joseph Micklewite

21.

Frank Ocean


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Real Name: Christopher Edwin Breau

22.

Diplo


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Real Name: Thomas Wesley Pentz

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