We know that Cüneyt Arkın is actually Fahrettin Cüreklibatır, Filiz Akın is Suna Akın, Tarık Akan is Tarık Tahsin Üregül and Müjde Ar is Kamile Suat Ebrem. the difference is the same in Hollywood! Just like in Yeşilçam, many celebrities use different stage names to be heard better or shorten their names. Celebrities who write a different name in their birth certificate are known by us under another name.
While you are investigating the life of celebrities you admire, you may have noticed their real names, but we are sure that there are many stars that have been overlooked! You can see the real name of 40 celebrities that will surprise you in the photo gallery …
Real Name: Henry Charles Albert David Windsor, Duke of Sussex
Real Name: Jelena Noura Hadid
‘Gigi,’ is actually a nickname produced by Hadid’s mother, Yolanda. Saying that his mother called him Gigi when he was young in an interview in 2015, Hadid stated that he had a classmate named Helena who was confused with him in primary school. “What would it be if I spoke to Jelena with a nickname?” She asked, so Yolanda Hadid replied, “Gigi.”
Real Name: Robyn Rihanna Fenty
Real Name: Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson
Katy Perry, who uses her mother’s maiden name, said, “I created a great character named Katy Perry, this is actually me, but I also created this character for protection. When you saw me, Katheryn Hudson, I thought you would say, “This is not cool.” I was unhappy all my childhood, so I wanted to show the world that I am one, that I will do something and that I am sufficient. I didn’t want to be Katheryn Hudson. I hated that, it was terrible for me, and so I decided to be someone else, ”he said.
Real Name: Rachel Meghan Markle
The name of the character in the “Suits” series of Meghan Markle was Rachel, and this name is actually Meghan Markle’s first name!
Real Name: Destiny Hope Cyrus
Miley legally changed her name to ‘Miley Ray Cyrus’ at the age of 15. Miley, who was called “Smiley” when she was young, was inspired by this name.
Real Name: Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta
Real Name: Emily Stone
Seeing another Emily Stone on the Screen Actor Guild platform at age 16, Emma Stone decided she could not use her own name. Emma Stone, who wanted her name to be ‘Riley’ from now on, said that she preferred the name Emma because she was not used to the name Riley.
Real Name: William Bradley Pitt
Real Name: Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon
Real Name: Onika Tanya Maraj
Real Name: Sarah Caroline Olivia Colman
Real Name: John Roger Stephens
John Legend, who took the stage with his real name at the beginning, said that he changed his name after his friends called him “John Legend”.
Real Name: Christopher Ashton Kutcher
LANA DEL REY
Real Name: Elizabeth Woolridge Grant
Choosing the name Lana Del Rey as a stage name, Lana said, “I wanted a name that I can shape my music. I was going to Miami a lot and speaking Spanish with my friends from Cuba. Lana Del Rey reminded us of the splendor of the beaches and it was very pleasant to the lap, ”he said.
Real Name: Elizabeth Stamatina Fey
Tina Fey, who has used the name Tina since elementary school, says that the name Elizabeth is far from her.
Real Name: Lily Thompson
Born as Lily Thompson, Lily James changed her name in memory of her deceased father, James Thompson.
Real Name: Christopher Catesby Harington
Kit Harington learned that his real name was Christopher at the age of 11! In an interview in 2014, Kit said he didn’t know why his family didn’t say his real name.
Real Name: Elizabeth Mitchell
Banks, who, like Emma Stone, saw another Elizabeth Mitchell on the Screen Actor Guild platform, had to change her name.
Real Name: Julie Anne Smith
Julianne Moore, who saw many Julie Smith when she was a member of the Screen Actor Guild platform, said she should choose another name. Julianne, who combined her father’s name with Peter Moore Smith and her mother’s name, Anne Smith, with her birth name, chose the name ‘Julianne Moore’.
Real Name: Adam Wiles
Real Name: Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar
Saying that the stage name was inspired by his brother in the Jimmy Fallon show, Cardi B stated that everyone called him Bacardi because his sister’s name was ‘Hennessy’. Cardi B, who said that his Instagram name was Bacardi once, shortened the name to ‘Cardi B’.
Real Name: Natalie Hershlag
Real Name: Michael Ebenazer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr.
Real Name: Olivia Jane Cockburn
Saying that she was inspired by Oscar Wilde in her surname, Olivia Wilde says she has a passion for poetry.
Real Name: Aubrey Drake Graham
Real Name: Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamov
Real Name: Shawn Carter
Real Name: Peter Gene Hernandez
Bruno Mars, who said that Bruno was a name that his father gave him, said that he chose the name ‘Bruno Mars’ as the stage name.
Real Name: Ralph Lifshitz
Real Name: Karl Andersen Jr.
Michael Kors, who was asked if he wanted to change his name when he remarried with someone in the surname of Kors when he was 5 years old, chose the name of “Michael Kors” by saying that he wanted to change his first name.
Real Name: Chanel Iman Robinson
Real Name: Winona Laura Horowitz
SIR ELTON JOHN
Real Name: Reginald Kenneth Dwight
Elton John legally changed his birth name in 1972.
Real Name: Nikolina Kamenova Dobreva
Real Name: Alice Suki Waterhouse
Real Name: Christie Lee Hudson
Real Name: Laura Michelle Hollins
Deciding that his name was too long when he first stepped into the modeling industry, Dean chose a new name when his grandmother called him ‘Agyness’.
Real Name: Alicia Augello Cook
Alicia Keys says she changed her surname because of her passion for the piano.
Real Name: Eleanor Nancy Gow