Born this way: Celebrities' real names

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We know the truth behind those stage names.

Vin Diesel

Stage name: Vin Diesel Birth name: Mark Sinclair
(Credit: AP, Invision / Richard Shotwell)

Stage name: Vin Diesel

Birth name: Mark Sinclair

Nicolas Cage

Stage name: Nicolas Cage Birth name: Nicolas Kim
(Credit: AP)

Stage name: Nicolas Cage

Birth name: Nicolas Kim Coppola

Elizabeth Banks

Stage name: Elizabeth Banks Birth name: Elizabeth Maresal
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Elizabeth Banks

Birth name: Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell

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Blake Lively

Stage name: Blake Lively Birth name: Blake Ellender
(Credit: AP)

Stage name: Blake Lively

Birth name: Blake Ellender Brown

Lana Del Rey

Stage name: Lana Del Rey Birth name: Elizabeth
(Credit: AP / Dan Steinberg)

Stage name: Lana Del Rey

Birth name: Elizabeth Woolridge Grant

Charlie Sheen

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

Stage name: Charlie Sheen

Birth name: Carlos Irwin Estevez

Larry King

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

Stage name: Larry King

Birth name: Lawrence Harvey Zeiger

Olivia Wilde

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

Stage name: Olivia Wilde

Birth name: Olivia Jane Cockburn

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Tina Fey

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

Stage name: Tina Fey

Birth name: Elizabeth Stamatina Fey

Chevy Chase

Stage name: Chevy Chase Birth name: Cornelius Crane
(Credit: AP)

Stage name: Chevy Chase

Birth name: Cornelius Crane Chase

Louis C.K.

Stage name: Louis C.K. Birth name: Louis Szekely
(Credit: Getty Images for Comedy Central / Stephen Lovekin )

Stage name: Louis C.K.

Birth name: Louis Szekely

Natalie Portman

Stage name: Natalie Portman Birth name: Natalie Hershlag
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Natalie Portman

Birth name: Natalie Hershlag

Demi Moore

Stage name: Demi Moore Birth name: Demetria Gene
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Demi Moore

Birth name: Demetria Gene Guynes

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Zedd

Stage name: Zedd Birth name: Anton Zaslavski
(Credit: AP)

Stage name: Zedd

Birth name: Anton Zaslavski

Bruno Mars

Stage name: Bruno Mars Birth name: Peter Gene
(Credit: AP)

Stage name: Bruno Mars

Birth name: Peter Gene Hernandez

Kevin Jonas

Stage name: Kevin Jonas Birth name: Paul Kevin
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Kevin Jonas

Birth name: Paul Kevin Jonas II

Gene Simmons

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

Stage name: Gene Simmons

Birth name: Chaim Witz

Gigi Hadid

Stage name: Gigi Hadid Birth name: Jelena Noura
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Gigi Hadid

Birth name: Jelena Noura Hadid

2 Chainz

Stage name: 2 Chainz Birth name: Tauheed Epps
(Credit: AP)

Stage name: 2 Chainz

Birth name: Tauheed Epps

Daddy Yankee

Stage name: Daddy Yankee Birth name: Ramón Luis
(Credit: Paul A. Hebert / Invision / AP)

Stage name: Daddy Yankee

Birth name: Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez

Ashton Kutcher

Stage name: Ashton Kutcher Birth name: Christopher Ashton
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Ashton Kutcher

Birth name: Christopher Ashton Kutcher

Lil Wayne

Stage name: Lil Wayne Birth name: Dwayne Michael
(Credit: AP)

Stage name: Lil Wayne

Birth name: Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.

Nelly

Stage name: Nelly Birth name: Cornell Iral Haynes
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Nelly

Birth name: Cornell Iral Haynes

Ralph Lauren

Stage name: Ralph Lauren Birth name: Ralph Lipschitz
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Ralph Lauren

Birth name: Ralph Lipschitz

Tina Turner

Stage name: Tina Turner Birth name: Anna Mae
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Tina Turner

Birth name: Anna Mae Bullock

Alice Cooper

Stage name: Alice Cooper Birth name: Vincent Damon
(Credit: AP)

Stage name: Alice Cooper

Birth name: Vincent Damon Furnier

Mel Gibson

Stage name: Mel Gibson Birth name: Mel Columcille
(Credit: AP)

Stage name: Mel Gibson

Birth name: Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson

Eminem

Stage name: Eminem Birth name: Marshall Bruce Mathers
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Eminem

Birth name: Marshall Bruce Mathers III

Marilyn Monroe

Stage name: Marilyn Monroe Birth name: Norma Jeane
(Credit: AP)

Stage name: Marilyn Monroe

Birth name: Norma Jeane Mortenson

T-Boz

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

Stage name: T-Boz

Birth name: Tionne Watkins

Carmen Electra

Stage name: Carmen Electra Birth name: Tara Patrick
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Carmen Electra

Birth name: Tara Patrick

Notorious B.I.G.

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

Stage name: Notorious B.I.G.

Birth name: Christopher Wallace

Kid Rock

Stage name: Kid Rock Birth name: Robert James
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Kid Rock

Birth name: Robert James Ritchie

Cee Lo Green

Stage name: Cee Lo Green Birth name: Thomas
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Cee Lo Green

Birth name: Thomas DeCarlo Callaway

Katy Perry

Stage name: Katy Perry Birth name: Katheryn Elizabeth
(Credit: AP)

Stage name: Katy Perry

Birth name: Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson

Pink

Stage name: Pink Birth name: Alecia Beth Moore
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Pink

Birth name: Alecia Beth Moore

Drake

Stage name: Drake Birth name: Aubrey Drake Graham
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Drake

Birth name: Aubrey Drake Graham

Chuck Norris

Stage name: Chuck Norris Birth name: Carlos Ray
(Credit: AP)

Stage name: Chuck Norris

Birth name: Carlos Ray Norris

Criss Angel

Stage name: Criss Angel Birth name: Christopher Sarantakos
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Criss Angel

Birth name: Christopher Sarantakos

Jon Bon Jovi

Stage name: Jon Bon Jovi Birth name: John
(Credit: AP)

Stage name: Jon Bon Jovi

Birth name: John Francis Bongiovi Jr.

Fergie

Stage name: Fergie Birth name: Stacy Ferguson
(Credit: AP)

Stage name: Fergie

Birth name: Stacy Ferguson

Rihanna

Stage Name: Rihanna Birth Name: Robyn Rihanna Fenty
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage Name: Rihanna

Birth Name: Robyn Rihanna Fenty

Queen Latifah

Stage name: Queen Latifah Birth name: Dana Elaine
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Queen Latifah

Birth name: Dana Elaine Owens

Nicki Minaj

Stage name: Nicki Minaj Birth name: Onika Tanya
(Credit: AP )

Stage name: Nicki Minaj

Birth name: Onika Tanya Maraj

Ice Cube

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

Stage name: Ice Cube

Birth name: O'Shea Jackson

Hulk Hogan

Stage name: Hulk Hogan Birth name: Terry Gene
(Credit: AP)

Stage name: Hulk Hogan

Birth name: Terry Gene Bollea

Christopher Walken

Stage name: Christopher Walken Birth name: Ronald Walken
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Christopher Walken

Birth name: Ronald Walken

Cher

Stage name: Cher Birth name: Cherilyn Sarkisian
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Cher

Birth name: Cherilyn Sarkisian

Chaka Khan

Stage name: Chaka Khan Birth name: Yvette Marie
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Chaka Khan

Birth name: Yvette Marie Stevens

Carrot Top

Stage name: Carrot Top Birth name: Scott Thompson
(Credit: Getty Images)

Stage name: Carrot Top

Birth name: Scott Thompson

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