We know the truth behind those stage names.

Cardi B

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Stage name: Cardi B

Birth name: Belcalis Almanzar

Vin Diesel

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Stage name: Vin Diesel

Birth name: Mark Sinclair

Nicolas Cage

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Stage name: Nicolas Cage

Birth name: Nicolas Kim Coppola

Elizabeth Banks

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Stage name: Elizabeth Banks

Birth name: Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell

Blake Lively

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Stage name: Blake Lively

Birth name: Blake Ellender Brown

Lana Del Rey

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Stage name: Lana Del Rey

Birth name: Elizabeth Woolridge Grant

Charlie Sheen

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Stage name: Charlie Sheen

Birth name: Carlos Irwin Estevez

Chevy Chase

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Stage name: Chevy Chase

Birth name: Cornelius Crane Chase

Louis C.K.

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Stage name: Louis C.K.

Birth name: Louis Szekely

Natalie Portman

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Stage name: Natalie Portman

Birth name: Natalie Hershlag

Demi Moore

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Stage name: Demi Moore

Birth name: Demetria Gene Guynes

Zedd

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Stage name: Zedd

Birth name: Anton Zaslavski

Bruno Mars

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Stage name: Bruno Mars

Birth name: Peter Gene Hernandez

Kevin Jonas

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Stage name: Kevin Jonas

Birth name: Paul Kevin Jonas II

Gene Simmons

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Stage name: Gene Simmons

Birth name: Chaim Witz

Gigi Hadid

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Stage name: Gigi Hadid

Birth name: Jelena Noura Hadid

2 Chainz

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Stage name: 2 Chainz

Birth name: Tauheed Epps

Daddy Yankee

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Stage name: Daddy Yankee

Birth name: Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez

Ashton Kutcher

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Stage name: Ashton Kutcher

Birth name: Christopher Ashton Kutcher

Lil Wayne

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Stage name: Lil Wayne

Birth name: Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.

Nelly

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Stage name: Nelly

Birth name: Cornell Iral Haynes

Ralph Lauren

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Stage name: Ralph Lauren

Birth name: Ralph Lipschitz

Tina Turner

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Stage name: Tina Turner

Birth name: Anna Mae Bullock

Mel Gibson

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Stage name: Mel Gibson

Birth name: Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson

Eminem

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Stage name: Eminem

Birth name: Marshall Bruce Mathers III

Marilyn Monroe

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Stage name: Marilyn Monroe

Birth name: Norma Jeane Mortenson

T-Boz

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Stage name: T-Boz

Birth name: Tionne Watkins

Carmen Electra

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Stage name: Carmen Electra

Birth name: Tara Patrick

Notorious B.I.G.

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Stage name: Notorious B.I.G.

Birth name: Christopher Wallace

Kid Rock

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Stage name: Kid Rock

Birth name: Robert James Ritchie

Cee Lo Green

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Stage name: Cee Lo Green

Birth name: Thomas DeCarlo Callaway

Katy Perry

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Stage name: Katy Perry

Birth name: Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson

Pink

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Stage name: Pink

Birth name: Alecia Beth Moore

Drake

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Stage name: Drake

Birth name: Aubrey Drake Graham

Chuck Norris

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Stage name: Chuck Norris

Birth name: Carlos Ray Norris

Criss Angel

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Stage name: Criss Angel

Birth name: Christopher Sarantakos

Jon Bon Jovi

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Stage name: Jon Bon Jovi

Birth name: John Francis Bongiovi Jr.

Fergie

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Stage name: Fergie

Birth name: Stacy Ferguson

Rihanna

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Stage Name: Rihanna

Birth Name: Robyn Rihanna Fenty

Queen Latifah

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Stage name: Queen Latifah

Birth name: Dana Elaine Owens

Nicki Minaj

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Stage name: Nicki Minaj

Birth name: Onika Tanya Maraj

Ice Cube

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Stage name: Ice Cube

Birth name: O'Shea Jackson

Hulk Hogan

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Stage name: Hulk Hogan

Birth name: Terry Gene Bollea

Christopher Walken

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Stage name: Christopher Walken

Birth name: Ronald Walken

Cher

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Stage name: Cher

Birth name: Cherilyn Sarkisian

Chaka Khan

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Stage name: Chaka Khan

Birth name: Yvette Marie Stevens

Carrot Top

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Stage name: Carrot Top

Birth name: Scott Thompson

Alicia Keys

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Stage name: Alicia Keys

Birth name: Alicia Augello Cook

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Stage name: Bill Cosby

Birth name: William Henry Cosby Jr.

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Stage name: Wynonna Judd

Birth name: Christina Ciminella

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Stage name: Woody Allen

Birth name: Allen Stewart Konigsberg

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Stage name: Whoopi Goldberg

Birth name: Caryn Elaine Johnson

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Stage name: The Rock

Birth name: Dwayne Douglas Johnson

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Stage name: Ozzy Osbourne

Birth name: John Michael Osbourne

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Stage name: Mr. T

Birth name: Laurence Tureaud

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Stage name: Miley Cyrus

Birth name: Destiny Hope Cyrus

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Stage name: Marilyn Manson

Birth name: Brian Hugh Warner

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Stage name: Jennifer Aniston

Birth name: Jennifer Linn Anastassakis

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Stage name: Jay-Z

Birth name: Shawn Corey Carter

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Stage name: Jackie Chan

Birth name: Chan Kong-Sang

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Stage name: Elton John

Birth name: Reginald Kenneth Dwight

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Stage name: Diddy

Birth name: Sean John Combs

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Stage name: 50 Cent

Birth name: Curtis James Jackson III

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Stage name: Jamie Foxx

Birth name: Eric Morlon Bishop

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