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Can You Guess The Celebrity By Their Real Name?

*Says "who's that" 15 times*

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We all think we know a lot about celebrities, but do you know them by their real names?

OWN / Via giphy.com

Below are the real first and middle names of 15 celebrities. All you've got to do is correctly guess who the name belongs to. Should be easy... right?

  1. Stefani Joanne
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Christina Aguilera
    Via Jamie McCarthy / Getty
    Christina Aguilera
    Via Jamie McCarthy / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Lady Gaga
    Via Mark Davis / Getty
    Lady Gaga
    Via Mark Davis / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Britney Spears
    Via David Becker / Getty
    Britney Spears
    Via David Becker / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Carrie Underwood
    Via Jason Merritt / Getty
    Carrie Underwood
    Via Jason Merritt / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Lady Gaga's real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta.

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    Via CBS
  2. Onika Tanya
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Nicki Minaj
    Via Neilson Barnard / Getty
    Nicki Minaj
    Via Neilson Barnard / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Missy Elliot
    Via Nicholas Hunt / Getty
    Missy Elliot
    Via Nicholas Hunt / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Lil Kim
    Via Nicholas Hunt / Getty
    Lil Kim
    Via Nicholas Hunt / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Cardi B
    Via Dia Dipasupil / Getty
    Cardi B
    Via Dia Dipasupil / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Nicki's real name is Onika Tanya Maraj.

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    Via Fox
  3. Shawn Corey
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Shawn Mendes
    Via Kevin Winter / Getty
    Shawn Mendes
    Via Kevin Winter / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Sean Paul
    Via Larry Marano / Getty
    Sean Paul
    Via Larry Marano / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Jay-Z
    Via Paul Zimmerman / Getty
    Jay-Z
    Via Paul Zimmerman / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pitbull
    Via Rodrigo Varela / Getty
    Pitbull
    Via Rodrigo Varela / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jay's real name is Shawn Corey Carter.

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    Via giphy.com
  4. Eric Marlon
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Denzel Washington
    Via Carlos Alvarez / Getty
    Denzel Washington
    Via Carlos Alvarez / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Dwayne Johnson
    Via Frazer Harrison / Getty
    Dwayne Johnson
    Via Frazer Harrison / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    John Boyega
    Via Chris Jackson / Getty
    John Boyega
    Via Chris Jackson / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Jamie Foxx
    Via Joe Scarnici / Getty
    Jamie Foxx
    Via Joe Scarnici / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jamie's real name is Eric Marlon Bishop.

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    Via Fox
  5. Mary Louise
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Helen Mirren
    Via Neilson Barnard / Getty
    Helen Mirren
    Via Neilson Barnard / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Meryl Streep
    Via Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty
    Meryl Streep
    Via Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Viola Davis
    Via Frazer Harrison / Getty
    Viola Davis
    Via Frazer Harrison / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Maggie Smith
    Via Ian Gavan / Getty
    Maggie Smith
    Via Ian Gavan / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Meryl's real name is Mary Louise Streep.

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    Via 20th Century Fox
  6. William Bradley
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Brad Pitt
    Via Jason Kempin / Getty
    Brad Pitt
    Via Jason Kempin / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    George Clooney
    Via Craig Barritt / Getty
    George Clooney
    Via Craig Barritt / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bradley Cooper
    Via Jason Merritt / Getty
    Bradley Cooper
    Via Jason Merritt / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bruce Willis
    Via Gabe Ginsberg / Getty
    Bruce Willis
    Via Gabe Ginsberg / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Brad's real name is William Bradley Pitt.

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    Via 20th Century Fox
  7. Willard Carroll
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Will Ferrell
    Via Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty
    Will Ferrell
    Via Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Tom Cruise
    Via Ken Ishii / Getty
    Tom Cruise
    Via Ken Ishii / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Liam Neeson
    Via Kevin Winter / Getty
    Liam Neeson
    Via Kevin Winter / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Will Smith
    Via Theo Wargo / Getty
    Will Smith
    Via Theo Wargo / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Will's real name is Willard Carroll Smith Jr..

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    Via NBC
  8. Amethyst Amelia
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Taraji P. Henson
    Via Mark Davis / Getty
    Taraji P. Henson
    Via Mark Davis / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Gwyneth Paltrow
    Via Andrew Toth / Getty
    Gwyneth Paltrow
    Via Andrew Toth / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Iggy Azalea
    Via Brendon Thorne / Getty
    Iggy Azalea
    Via Brendon Thorne / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Margot Robbie
    Via Rich Fury / Getty
    Margot Robbie
    Via Rich Fury / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Iggy's real name is Amethyst Amelia Kelly.

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    Via Def Jam
  9. Peter Gene
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bruno Mars
    Via Kevork Djansezian / Getty
    Bruno Mars
    Via Kevork Djansezian / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Oscar Isaac
    Via Chris Jackson / Getty
    Oscar Isaac
    Via Chris Jackson / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rami Malek
    Via Kevin Winter / Getty
    Rami Malek
    Via Kevin Winter / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Josh Hutcherson
    Via Emma McIntyre / Getty
    Josh Hutcherson
    Via Emma McIntyre / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Bruno's real name is Peter Gene Hernandez.

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    Via giphy.com
  10. Christopher Catesby
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ryan Gosling
    Via Matt Winkelmeyer / Getty
    Ryan Gosling
    Via Matt Winkelmeyer / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Richard Madden
    Via Stuart C. Wilson / Getty
    Richard Madden
    Via Stuart C. Wilson / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Chris Hemsworth
    Via Matt Winkelmeyer / Getty
    Chris Hemsworth
    Via Matt Winkelmeyer / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Kit Harington
    Via Tim P. Whitby / Getty
    Kit Harington
    Via Tim P. Whitby / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Kit's real name is Christopher Catesby Harington.

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    Via HBO
  11. Laura Jeanne
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Reese Witherspoon
    Via Jamie McCarthy / Getty
    Reese Witherspoon
    Via Jamie McCarthy / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Nicole Kidman
    Via Frazer Harrison / Getty
    Nicole Kidman
    Via Frazer Harrison / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Claire Foy
    Via Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty
    Claire Foy
    Via Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Drew Barrymore
    Via Neilson Barnard / Getty
    Drew Barrymore
    Via Neilson Barnard / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Reese's real name is Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon.

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    Via TBS
  12. Elizabeth Woolridge
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Dua Lipa
    Via John Phillips / Getty
    Dua Lipa
    Via John Phillips / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fergie
    Via Thomas Lohnes / Getty
    Fergie
    Via Thomas Lohnes / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Lana Del Rey
    Via Andreas Rentz / Getty
    Lana Del Rey
    Via Andreas Rentz / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Idina Menzel
    Via Slaven Vlasic / Getty
    Idina Menzel
    Via Slaven Vlasic / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Lana's real name is Elizabeth Woolridge Grant.

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    Via BBC
  13. Caryn Elaine
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ellen DeGeneres
    Via Frederick M. Brown / Getty
    Ellen DeGeneres
    Via Frederick M. Brown / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Whoopi Goldberg
    Via Neilson Barnard / Getty
    Whoopi Goldberg
    Via Neilson Barnard / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Angelina Jolie
    Via Frederick M. Brown / Getty
    Angelina Jolie
    Via Frederick M. Brown / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Helena Bonham Carter
    Via John Phillips / Getty
    Helena Bonham Carter
    Via John Phillips / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Whoopi's real name is Caryn Elaine Johnson.

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    Via CBS
  14. Reginald Kenneth
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Jason Derulo
    Via Astrid Stawiarz / Getty
    Jason Derulo
    Via Astrid Stawiarz / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Elton John
    Via Isaac Brekken / Getty
    Elton John
    Via Isaac Brekken / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ed Sheeran
    Via Jason Merritt / Getty
    Ed Sheeran
    Via Jason Merritt / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Michael Caine
    Via Kevin Winter / Getty
    Michael Caine
    Via Kevin Winter / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Elton's birth name is Reginald Kenneth Dwight, although he legally changed his name to Elton Hercules John.

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    Via giphy.com
  15. Jelena Noura
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Selena Gomez
    Via Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty
    Selena Gomez
    Via Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mila Kunis
    Via Jamie McCarthy / Getty
    Mila Kunis
    Via Jamie McCarthy / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bella Hadid
    Via Andreas Rentz / Getty
    Bella Hadid
    Via Andreas Rentz / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Gigi Hadid
    Via Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty
    Gigi Hadid
    Via Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Gigi's real name is Jelena Noura Hadid.

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    Via VH1
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