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Born this way: Celebrities' real names

We know the truth behind those stage names.

Cardi B

Stage name: Cardi B Birth name: Belcalis Almanzar
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Stage name: Cardi B

Birth name: Belcalis Almanzar

Vin Diesel

Stage name: Vin Diesel Birth name: Mark Sinclair
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Stage name: Vin Diesel

Birth name: Mark Sinclair

Nicolas Cage

Stage name: Nicolas Cage Birth name: Nicolas Kim
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Stage name: Nicolas Cage

Birth name: Nicolas Kim Coppola

Elizabeth Banks

Stage name: Elizabeth Banks Birth name: Elizabeth Maresal
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Stage name: Elizabeth Banks

Birth name: Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell

Blake Lively

Stage name: Blake Lively Birth name: Blake Ellender
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Stage name: Blake Lively

Birth name: Blake Ellender Brown

Lana Del Rey

Stage name: Lana Del Rey Birth name: Elizabeth
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Stage name: Lana Del Rey

Birth name: Elizabeth Woolridge Grant

Charlie Sheen

Stage name: Charlie Sheen Birth name: Carlos Irwin
Photo Credit: AP / Peter Kramer

Stage name: Charlie Sheen

Birth name: Carlos Irwin Estevez

Larry King

Stage name: Larry King Birth name: Lawrence Harvey
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Charley Gallay

Stage name: Larry King

Birth name: Lawrence Harvey Zeiger

Olivia Wilde

Stage name: Olivia Wilde Birth name: Olivia Jane
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Jemal Countess

Stage name: Olivia Wilde

Birth name: Olivia Jane Cockburn

Tina Fey

Stage name: Tina Fey Birth name: Elizabeth Stamatina
Photo Credit: AP / Evan Agostini

Stage name: Tina Fey

Birth name: Elizabeth Stamatina Fey

Chevy Chase

Stage name: Chevy Chase Birth name: Cornelius Crane
Photo Credit: AP

Stage name: Chevy Chase

Birth name: Cornelius Crane Chase

Louis C.K.

Stage name: Louis C.K. Birth name: Louis Szekely
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Stage name: Louis C.K.

Birth name: Louis Szekely

Natalie Portman

Stage name: Natalie Portman Birth name: Natalie Hershlag
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Stage name: Natalie Portman

Birth name: Natalie Hershlag

Demi Moore

Stage name: Demi Moore Birth name: Demetria Gene
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Stage name: Demi Moore

Birth name: Demetria Gene Guynes

Zedd

Stage name: Zedd Birth name: Anton Zaslavski
Photo Credit: AP

Stage name: Zedd

Birth name: Anton Zaslavski

Bruno Mars

Stage name: Bruno Mars Birth name: Peter Gene
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Stage name: Bruno Mars

Birth name: Peter Gene Hernandez

Kevin Jonas

Stage name: Kevin Jonas Birth name: Paul Kevin
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Stage name: Kevin Jonas

Birth name: Paul Kevin Jonas II

Gene Simmons

Stage name: Gene Simmons Birth name: Chaim Witz
Photo Credit: Invision/Paul A. Hebert

Stage name: Gene Simmons

Birth name: Chaim Witz

Gigi Hadid

Stage name: Gigi Hadid Birth name: Jelena Noura
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Stage name: Gigi Hadid

Birth name: Jelena Noura Hadid

2 Chainz

Stage name: 2 Chainz Birth name: Tauheed Epps
Photo Credit: AP

Stage name: 2 Chainz

Birth name: Tauheed Epps

Daddy Yankee

Stage name: Daddy Yankee Birth name: Ramón Luis
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Stage name: Daddy Yankee

Birth name: Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez

Ashton Kutcher

Stage name: Ashton Kutcher Birth name: Christopher Ashton
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Stage name: Ashton Kutcher

Birth name: Christopher Ashton Kutcher

Lil Wayne

Stage name: Lil Wayne Birth name: Dwayne Michael
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Stage name: Lil Wayne

Birth name: Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.

Nelly

Stage name: Nelly Birth name: Cornell Iral Haynes
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Stage name: Nelly

Birth name: Cornell Iral Haynes

Ralph Lauren

Stage name: Ralph Lauren Birth name: Ralph Lipschitz
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Stage name: Ralph Lauren

Birth name: Ralph Lipschitz

Tina Turner

Stage name: Tina Turner Birth name: Anna Mae
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Stage name: Tina Turner

Birth name: Anna Mae Bullock

Alice Cooper

Stage name: Alice Cooper Birth name: Vincent Damon
Photo Credit: AP

Stage name: Alice Cooper

Birth name: Vincent Damon Furnier

Mel Gibson

Stage name: Mel Gibson Birth name: Mel Columcille
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Stage name: Mel Gibson

Birth name: Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson

Eminem

Stage name: Eminem Birth name: Marshall Bruce Mathers
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Stage name: Eminem

Birth name: Marshall Bruce Mathers III

Marilyn Monroe

Stage name: Marilyn Monroe Birth name: Norma Jeane
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Stage name: Marilyn Monroe

Birth name: Norma Jeane Mortenson

T-Boz

Stage name: T-Boz Birth name: Tionne Watkins
Photo Credit: Arnold Turner

Stage name: T-Boz

Birth name: Tionne Watkins

Carmen Electra

Stage name: Carmen Electra Birth name: Tara Patrick
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Stage name: Carmen Electra

Birth name: Tara Patrick

Notorious B.I.G.

Stage name: Notorious B.I.G. Birth name: Christopher Wallace
Photo Credit: AP

Stage name: Notorious B.I.G.

Birth name: Christopher Wallace

Kid Rock

Stage name: Kid Rock Birth name: Robert James
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Stage name: Kid Rock

Birth name: Robert James Ritchie

Cee Lo Green

Stage name: Cee Lo Green Birth name: Thomas
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Stage name: Cee Lo Green

Birth name: Thomas DeCarlo Callaway

Katy Perry

Stage name: Katy Perry Birth name: Katheryn Elizabeth
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Stage name: Katy Perry

Birth name: Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson

Pink

Stage name: Pink Birth name: Alecia Beth Moore
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Stage name: Pink

Birth name: Alecia Beth Moore

Drake

Stage name: Drake Birth name: Aubrey Drake Graham
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Stage name: Drake

Birth name: Aubrey Drake Graham

Chuck Norris

Stage name: Chuck Norris Birth name: Carlos Ray
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Stage name: Chuck Norris

Birth name: Carlos Ray Norris

Criss Angel

Stage name: Criss Angel Birth name: Christopher Sarantakos
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Stage name: Criss Angel

Birth name: Christopher Sarantakos

Jon Bon Jovi

Stage name: Jon Bon Jovi Birth name: John
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Stage name: Jon Bon Jovi

Birth name: John Francis Bongiovi Jr.

Fergie

Stage name: Fergie Birth name: Stacy Ferguson
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Stage name: Fergie

Birth name: Stacy Ferguson

Rihanna

Stage Name: Rihanna Birth Name: Robyn Rihanna Fenty
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Stage Name: Rihanna

Birth Name: Robyn Rihanna Fenty

Queen Latifah

Stage name: Queen Latifah Birth name: Dana Elaine
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Stage name: Queen Latifah

Birth name: Dana Elaine Owens

Nicki Minaj

Stage name: Nicki Minaj Birth name: Onika Tanya
Photo Credit: AP

Stage name: Nicki Minaj

Birth name: Onika Tanya Maraj

Ice Cube

Stage name: Ice Cube Birth name: O'Shea Jackson
Photo Credit: AP

Stage name: Ice Cube

Birth name: O'Shea Jackson

Hulk Hogan

Stage name: Hulk Hogan Birth name: Terry Gene
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Stage name: Hulk Hogan

Birth name: Terry Gene Bollea

Christopher Walken

Stage name: Christopher Walken Birth name: Ronald Walken
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Stage name: Christopher Walken

Birth name: Ronald Walken

Cher

Stage name: Cher Birth name: Cherilyn Sarkisian
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Stage name: Cher

Birth name: Cherilyn Sarkisian

Chaka Khan

Stage name: Chaka Khan Birth name: Yvette Marie
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Stage name: Chaka Khan

Birth name: Yvette Marie Stevens

Carrot Top

Stage name: Carrot Top Birth name: Scott Thompson
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Stage name: Carrot Top

Birth name: Scott Thompson

Alicia Keys

Stage name: Alicia Keys Birth name: Alicia Augello
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Stage name: Alicia Keys

Birth name: Alicia Augello Cook

Bill Cosby

Stage name: Bill Cosby Birth name: William Henry
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Stage name: Bill Cosby

Birth name: William Henry Cosby Jr.

Wynonna Judd

Stage name: Wynonna Judd Birth name: Christina Ciminella
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Stage name: Wynonna Judd

Birth name: Christina Ciminella

Woody Allen

Stage name: Woody Allen Birth name: Allen Stewart
Photo Credit: AP

Stage name: Woody Allen

Birth name: Allen Stewart Konigsberg

Whoopi Goldberg

Stage name: Whoopi Goldberg Birth name: Caryn Elaine
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Stage name: Whoopi Goldberg

Birth name: Caryn Elaine Johnson

The Rock

Stage name: The Rock Birth name: Dwayne Douglas
Photo Credit: AP

Stage name: The Rock

Birth name: Dwayne Douglas Johnson

Ozzy Osbourne

Stage name: Ozzy Osbourne Birth name: John Michael
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Stage name: Ozzy Osbourne

Birth name: John Michael Osbourne

Mr. T

Stage name: Mr. T Birth name: Laurence Tureaud
Photo Credit: AP

Stage name: Mr. T

Birth name: Laurence Tureaud

Miley Cyrus

Stage name: Miley Cyrus Birth name: Destiny Hope
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Stage name: Miley Cyrus

Birth name: Destiny Hope Cyrus

Marilyn Manson

Stage name: Marilyn Manson Birth name: Brian Hugh
Photo Credit: AP

Stage name: Marilyn Manson

Birth name: Brian Hugh Warner

Jennifer Aniston

Stage name: Jennifer Aniston Birth name: Jennifer Linn
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Stage name: Jennifer Aniston

Birth name: Jennifer Linn Anastassakis

Jay-Z

Stage name: Jay-Z Birth name: Shawn Corey Carter
Photo Credit: AP

Stage name: Jay-Z

Birth name: Shawn Corey Carter

Jackie Chan

Stage name: Jackie Chan Birth name: Chan Kong-Sang
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Stage name: Jackie Chan

Birth name: Chan Kong-Sang

Elton John

Stage name: Elton John Birth name: Reginald Kenneth
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Stage name: Elton John

Birth name: Reginald Kenneth Dwight

Diddy

Stage name: Diddy Birth name: Sean John Combs
Photo Credit: AP

Stage name: Diddy

Birth name: Sean John Combs

50 Cent

Stage name: 50 Cent Birth name: Curtis James
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Stage name: 50 Cent

Birth name: Curtis James Jackson III

Jamie Foxx

Stage name: Jamie Foxx Birth name: Eric Morlon
Photo Credit: AP

Stage name: Jamie Foxx

Birth name: Eric Morlon Bishop

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