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    23 Celebrities Who I Personally Think Should Have Gone By Their Real Full Names

    I'll never get over Alfredo Pacino.

    1. Al Pacino's real name is Alfredo Pacino.

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    ALFREDO!!!!!!! Like the SAUCE.

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    2. Jason Derulo's actual name is Jason Desrouleaux.

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    Desrouleaux = Derulo for smart people/the French.

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    3. Ty Pennington's full name is Tygert.

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    Tygert. Like Gogurt but different.

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    4. Will Smith's full name is Willard.

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    Willard Smith. Just funny 2 me.

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    5. DJ Mustard's actual name is Dijon McFarlane.

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    Dijon is a type of mustard. Therefore we have DJ [Dijon] Mustard.

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    6. Liam Neeson was born William Neeson.

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    WilLIAM. It makes sense, but who knew. He's a WILLIAM.

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    7. Julianne Moore's actual name is Julie Anne.

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    She just smooshed the names together to get Julianne.

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    8. Albert Brooks' real name is Albert Einstein.

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    Unfortunately, Albert Einstein was taken by someone else.

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    9. Téa Leoni's full last name is Pantaleoni.

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    Pantaleoni! The word pant was given the boot.

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    10. Stevie Wonder's full first name is Stevland.

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    Like, the land of Stev. Stevland.

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    11. JoJo Siwa's full name is Joelle Joanie Siwa.

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    JOelle JOannie. get it? JoJo.

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    12. Natalie Portman was born Neta-Lee.

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    In Hebrew, it's spelled נטע-לי (read right to left). Phonetically it sounds like Neta-Lee (Thank you, Hebrew School). So the Amercanized version is Natalie.

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    13. Gigi Hadid's full name is Jelena.

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    Jelena Hadid!

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    14. G-Eazy's full/real name is Gerald.

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    Mr. G(erald) Eazy.

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    15. Paul Wesley's real name is Paweł Tomasz Wasilewski.

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    Paweł = Paul in Polish.

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    16. Eric Bana's full name is Eric Banadinović.

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    He cut off the "hard" part.

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    17. Tony Danza's full name is Anthony Iadanza.

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    I guess he hates the first two letters of his last name.

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    18. Rita Wilson's full first name is Margarita.

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    Introducing Margarita Wilson.

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    19. Guy Fieri's real name is Guy Ferry.

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    Fieri must be how to say Ferry in Italian.

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    20. Brie Larson's full name is Brianne.

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    Brianne Desaulniers actually.

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    21. Emma Stone's full name is Emily.

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    Just weird that she's an EMILY.

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    22. Jon Bon Jovi's real full name is John Bongiovi.

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    Bongiovi = Bon Jovi for Italians.

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    And finally...

    23. Meryl Streep was born Mary.

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    Mary Streep.

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