24 Celebrities Who I Never Realized Were Going By Their Middle Name My Whole Darn Life

    I was today years old when I learned Jason Momoa is actually a Joseph.

    1. Meghan Markle was born Rachel Meghan Markle.

    Meghan Markle speaking on a stage

    2. Mindy Kaling was born Vera Mindy Chokalingam.

    Mindy Kaling on the red carpet of an event

    3. Jason Sudeikis was born Daniel Jason Sudeikis.

    Jason Sudeikis on a red carpet holding an award

    4. Keke Palmer was born Lauren Keyana Palmer.

    Keke Palmer posing on a red carpet

    5. Jason Momoa was born Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa.

    Jason Momoa on a red carpet

    6. Ryan Phillippe was born Matthew Ryan Phillippe.

    Ryan Phillippe on a red carpet

    7. Kevin Jonas was born Paul Kevin Jonas II.

    Kevin Jonas on a red carpet

    8. Tina Fey was born Elizabeth Stamatina Fey.

    9. Rihanna was born Robyn Rihanna Fenty.

    Rihanna on the red carpet for an event

    10. Ashton Kutcher was born Christopher Ashton Kutcher.

    Ashton on a red carpet

    11. Elle and Dakota Fanning were born Mary Elle Fanning and Hannah Dakota Fanning.

    Elle and Dakota Fanning together at an event

    12. Reese Witherspoon was born Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon.

    Reese Witherspoon walking down the street

    13. Tom Hardy was born Edward Thomas Hardy.

    Tom Hardy posing on a red carpet

    14. Drake was born Aubrey Drake Graham.

    Drake on a red carpet holding two awards

    15. Brad Pitt was born William Bradley Pitt.

    Brat Pitt on a red carpet

    16. Lucy Hale was born Karen Lucille Hale.

    Lucy Hale on a red carpet

    17. Marie Osmond was born Olive Marie Osmond.

    Marie Osmond on a red carpet

    18. Jude Law was born David Jude Heyworth Law.

    Jude Law on a red carpet

    19. Bruce Wilis was born Walter Bruce Willis.

    Bruce Willis on a red carpet

    20. Will Ferrell was born John William Ferrell.

    Will Ferrel on the red carpet of an event

    21. Lance Bass was born James Lance Bass.

    Lance Bass on a red carpet

    22. Norah Jones was born Geethali Norah Jones Shankar.

    Nora Jones on a red carpet

    23. Faith Hill was born Audrey Faith Perry.

    Faith Hill speaking on stage at an event

    24. And Tim McGraw was born Samuel Timothy McGraw.

    Tim McGraw performing

    What other celebs go by their middle name instead of their first name? Let us know in the comments!