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.
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.
George Michael. Real name - Georgios Panayiotou. He refused slozhnoproiznosimogo Greek name before beginning a career.
Niki Meany. Real name - Onika Tanya Mara. Names are not very different, just moved here a few letters.
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?
Pink. Real name - Alecia Beth Moore. "Alicia Moore" - sounds pretty good, but the "Pink" - it's a hundred times better!
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rihanna. Real name - Robyn Rihanna Fenty. Ryan stands usually under his second name because the first too at the hearing.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Snoop Dogg. Real name - Calvin Broadus. His real name, he never made a secret but the alias must admit it is more appropriate!
Jane Seymour. Real name - Joyce Penelope Wilhelmina Frankenberg. Jane Seymour truly call Joyce Frankenberg, but remember it is probably still like Dr. Quinn.
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.
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.
Bret Michaels. Real name - Michael Breit Siciak. Surname rock star did not like, so he used the middle name instead.
Slash. Real name - Saul Hudson. Sol - is not a name for a real macho! But Slash - the most it!
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!
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".