Celebrities REAL Names

Most actors, socialites, and designers go by “stage names” for marketing purposes. Listening to the radio this morning, I learned DMX’s real name and thought to myself “I wonder what other celebrities have fake names?” I was going to put Jennifer Aniston on here but I couldn’t spell her last name for the life of me.

Babyface- Kenneth Brian Edmonds

Lil Wayne- Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.

Bozo the Clown– Larry Harmon (Hey, he was a big star)

Daddy Yankee Raymond Ayala

Nicholas Cage- Nicholas Coppola

Cher- Cherilyn Sarkisian (Armenian Pride)

Bob Dylan– Robert Zimmerman

Pee Wee Herman Paul Rubenfeld

Elton John– Reginald Kenneth Dwight

George Michael Georgios Panayiotou (Greek ey?)

Chuck Norris– Carlos Ray Norris (I love it)

Busta Rhymes Trevor Smith

Ciara– Ciara Princess Harris (lol) 

DMX- Earl Simmons

Jay Z– Shawn Corey Carter

Pink Alicia Moore

Lady Gaga– Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta

Nicki Minaj Onika Tanya Miraj (still crazy)

Ralph Lauren– Ralph Lifshitz

Yves Saint Laurent Henri Donat Mathieu

Photo Credit: Retired in Delaware

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