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22 Celebrities Who Changed Their Names Once They Became Famous

You'll be surprised.

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1. Jamie Foxx

Real Name: Eric Marlon Bishop
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Real Name: Eric Marlon Bishop

2. Katy Perry

Real Name: Katy Hudson
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Real Name: Katy Hudson

3. Louis C.K.

Real Name: Louis Szekely
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Real Name: Louis Szekely

4. Olivia Wilde

Real Name: Olivia Jane Cockburn
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Real Name: Olivia Jane Cockburn

5. Bruno Mars

Real Name: Peter Gene Hernandez
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Real Name: Peter Gene Hernandez

6. Stevie Wonder

Real Name: Steveland Judkins
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Real Name: Steveland Judkins

7. Natalie Portman

Real Name: Natalie Herschlag
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Real Name: Natalie Herschlag

8. Ben Kingsley

Real Name: Krishna Pandit Bhanji
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Real Name: Krishna Pandit Bhanji

9. Tina Fey

Real Name: Elizabeth Fey
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Real Name: Elizabeth Fey

10. Albert Brooks

Real Name: Albert Einstein
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Real Name: Albert Einstein

11. Helen Mirren

Real Name: Ilyena Lydia Vasilievna Mironov
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Real Name: Ilyena Lydia Vasilievna Mironov

12. Faith Hill

Real Name: Audrey Faith Perry
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Real Name: Audrey Faith Perry

13. Alicia Keys

Real Name: Alicia Augello Cook
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Real Name: Alicia Augello Cook

14. Vin Diesel

Real Name: Mark Sinclair Vincent
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Real Name: Mark Sinclair Vincent

15. Calvin Harris

Real Name: Adam Richard Wiles
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Real Name: Adam Richard Wiles

16. Elton John

Real Name: Reginald Kenneth Dwight
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Real Name: Reginald Kenneth Dwight

17. John Legend

Real Name: John Rogers Stephens
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Real Name: John Rogers Stephens

18. Jack Black

Real Name: Thomas Jacob Black
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Real Name: Thomas Jacob Black

19. Miley Cyrus

Real Name: Destiny Hope Cyrus
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Real Name: Destiny Hope Cyrus

20. Michael Caine

Real Name: Maurice Joseph Micklewite
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Real Name: Maurice Joseph Micklewite

21. Frank Ocean

Real Name: Christopher Edwin Breau
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Real Name: Christopher Edwin Breau

22. Diplo

Real Name: Thomas Wesley Pentz
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Real Name: Thomas Wesley Pentz

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