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    These 29 Famous People Changed Either Their First Or Last Name When They Became Famous But I Kinda Wish They Hadn't

    Why would you not want to be called ALFREDO?

    1. Johnny Knoxville's real name is Philip John Clapp.

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

    3. Guy Fieri's real name is Guy Ferry. Like the boat.

    4. Jon Bon Jovi's real name is Jon Bongiovi. 🤌 Bongiovi 🤌.

    5. Olivia Wilde's real name is Olivia Cockburne. Lol. I'm five.

    6. Tim Allen's real name is Timothy Alan Dick. Lol. Again, I'm FIVE.

    7. Kevin James' real name is Kevin Knipfing.

    8. Michael Caine's real name is Maurice Joseph Micklewhite.

    9. Ty Pennington's real name is Gary Tygert Burton.

    10. Albert Brooks' real name is Albert Einstein.

    11. Téa Leoni's real name is Elizabeth Téa Pantaleoni.

    12. Stevie Wonder's real name is Stevland Hardaway Morris.

    13. Gigi Hadid's real name is Jelena Hadid.

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

    15. Meryl Streep's real name is Mary Streep. Just Mary.

    16. Camila Cabello's real name is Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao.

    17. Bruno Mars' real name is Peter Gene Hernandez.

    18. Jason Derulo's real name is Jason Desrouleaux.

    19. Lucy Hale's real name is Karen Hale.

    20. Shania Twain's real name is Eilleen Edwards.

    21. Andrew Lincoln's real name is Andrew Clutterbuck.

    22. David Tennant's real name is David McDonald.

    23. Macy Gray's real name is Natalie Renée McIntyre.

    24. LL Cool J's real name is James Smith.

    25. Shane West's real name is Shannon Snaith.

    26. Liam Neeson's real name is William John Neeson.

    27. Meg Ryan's real name is Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra.

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

    29. Finally, Michael J. Fox's real name is Michael A. Fox.