The real names of celebrities

• The real names of celebrities

Most foreign celebrities we know only by the stage name, but the real names of celebrities remain "behind the scenes". Let's see who's name actually.

The real names of celebrities

Natalie Portman. Real name - Natalie Gershlag. Natalie Portman has used her grandmother's maiden name for his debut on the screen to protect the family's honor.

The real names of celebrities

George Michael. Real name - Georgios Panayiotou. He refused slozhnoproiznosimogo Greek name before beginning a career.

The real names of celebrities

Niki Meany. Real name - Onika Tanya Mara. Names are not very different, just moved here a few letters.

The real names of celebrities

Charlie Sheen. - real name - Carlos Estevez. Charlie Sheen took the stage pseudonym father, Martin Sheen. And his brother, Emilio Estevez, known under his real name of his father. However, Charlie is still difficult to think of as Carlos Estevese, is not it?

The real names of celebrities

Pink. Real name - Alecia Beth Moore. "Alicia Moore" - sounds pretty good, but the "Pink" - it's a hundred times better!

The real names of celebrities

Lady Gaga. Real name - Stefani Germanotta. The worst-kept secret in all of the music industry - real name of Lady Gaga. What fan does not know what a real singer name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta?

The real names of celebrities

Wiz Khalifa. Currently name- Cameron Jibril Thomas. The first part of the name of a rapper - the first syllable of the word "wisdom" ( "wisdom"), the second part - the Muslim designation lucky.

The real names of celebrities

Miley Cyrus. Real name - Destiny Hope Cyrus. Miley's parents, Billy Ray Cyrus and Tish Cyrus, gave his daughter the name "Destiny Hope", literally meaning "destiny and hope." Then she had the nickname "Smiley", "smiling", which it reduced to one letter.

The real names of celebrities

Perez Hilton. Your real name Armando Lavandeira Jr. Mare. Perez Hilton was born in Miami, where he began to teach the English language only at school. He graduated from high school in 2002 and by that time already well versed in pop culture, and therefore earned a nickname.

The real names of celebrities

Katy Perry. Real name - Katherine Hudson. You can still find some copies of the first album, Katy Perry, which she published under the name Katy Hudson. On eBay album sells for $ 90.

The real names of celebrities

Bruno Mars. Real name - Peter Gene Gernandes. Singer, producer and songwriter Bruno Mars began performing at the age of five in Hawaii with sveoy family. His mother was a dancer and drummer dad. They gave him the name of Bruno after professional boxer Bruno Sammartino.

The real names of celebrities

Rihanna. Real name - Robyn Rihanna Fenty. Ryan stands usually under his second name because the first too at the hearing.

The real names of celebrities

Tom Cruise. Real name - Thomas Mapother fourth. Indeed, from the illegible names reasonably refuse. Cruz did so, and began to use his middle name as a surname.

The real names of celebrities

Fergie. Real name - Stacy Ann Ferguson. - If you remember a show called "Kids Incorporated", we must remember and Stacy Ann Ferguson. But in the 1990s starlet cut its own name. In 2002 she performed with the "Black Eyed Peas", but that is history.

The real names of celebrities

Vin Diesel. Real name - Mark Vincent. He began to use the name "Vin" as shorthand for "Vincent" while working as a bouncer in New York. "Diesel" - a nickname that was given to him friends of inexhaustible energy.

The real names of celebrities

Portia de Rossi. Real name - Amanda Lee Rogers. Australian actress Portia de Rossi took the stage name at age 15 when she started her modeling career. He said that literally create myself anew and select the name of Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice."

The real names of celebrities

Bono. Real name - Paul David Hewson. Singer "U2" Bono his pseudonym is obliged to store the Dublin "Bonavox". He began performing as a "Bona vox", which is Latin for "good voice", but then cut the name.

The real names of celebrities

Marilyn Manson. Real name - Brian Warner. It is now known to all fans, but there was a time when Manson is very carefully guarded secret of his real name, which gave rise to many rumors.

The real names of celebrities

Queen Latifah. Real name - Dana Elaine Owens. Unlike many musicians who became an actor and used at the same time his real name, Queen Latifah in the movie performs under the same pseudonym. And indeed, why to change it to her?

The real names of celebrities

Forces. Real name - Forces Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel. Like all Nigerians, whose real name it well, very, very long. Fortunately for the fans, who will look for his record in the stores, he decided to limit the first name from the list.

The real names of celebrities

Carmen Electra. Real name - Lee Tara Patrick. Carmen chose a pseudonym, began working with the Prince in 1990. She started on vocals, but soon Prince spotted her and helped her to record their own material, so had to be very sonorous name.

The real names of celebrities

Madonna. Real name - Madonna Louise Ciccone. Now Madonna - among the most famous and beloved stars of all time, so she did the right thing, when in the beginning of his career gave up the second and last name.

The real names of celebrities

Snoop Dogg. Real name - Calvin Broadus. His real name, he never made a secret but the alias must admit it is more appropriate!

The real names of celebrities

Jane Seymour. Real name - Joyce Penelope Wilhelmina Frankenberg. Jane Seymour truly call Joyce Frankenberg, but remember it is probably still like Dr. Quinn.

The real names of celebrities

Elton John. Real name - Reginald Kenneth Dwight. When Elton John began performing in pubs, he first called himself Reggie, and then changed his name to the more sonorous. The first part of the name - a tribute to Elton Dean, saxophonist with whom he "Bluesology" played together in a group. The second part of the alias - tribute to the "Long John Baldry" another group.

The real names of celebrities

Whoopi Goldberg. Real name - Karen Johnson. His name she chose to honor "pukatelnoy pillows" ( "whoopee cushion", and the second part of the name was chosen on the advice of his mother, who has decided that his daughter needed a Jewish name to succeed in show business.

The real names of celebrities

Bret Michaels. Real name - Michael Breit Siciak. Surname rock star did not like, so he used the middle name instead.

The real names of celebrities

Slash. Real name - Saul Hudson. Sol - is not a name for a real macho! But Slash - the most it!

The real names of celebrities

Hulk Hogan. Real name - Terry Gene Bollea. Of course, anyone is clear that a person weighing 300 pounds and rising to 1, 93 meters would prefer to be called the Hulk, not Terry!

The real names of celebrities

Jay-Z. Real Name - Sean Carter. The original nickname was "Jazzy", then he stopped him in the "Jay-Z", which also can be seen as a tribute to the name of the subway line "J / Z".