May be these 10 celebs would not agree to the famous Shakespearean quote, “What’s there in a name?” Why? Well all of them changed their name before they entered this big entertainment industry. From A-listers like Katy Perry to singers like Bruno Mars, were called by some other name. Let’s find out
1. Natalie Portman
Popular Hollywood actress Natalie Portman has been a part of several popular Hollywood projects but not many would know Natalie Portman’s real name is Neta-Lee Hershlag.
2. Vin Diesel
Vin Diesel is one of the biggest Hollywood stars today with the popular Fast & Furious franchise shill going strong. Vin Diesel’s real name was Mark Sinclair Vincent which he changed before entering the film industry.
3. Katy Perry
Katy Perry has delivered some of the biggest chartbusters and has become a Pop icon but Katy Perry’s real name is Kathryn Hudson.
Drake conveniently uses his middle name only and the Hip-hop star has achieved a lot of success and has several chartbusters under his belt. Drake’s full name is Aubrey Drake Graham.
5. Emma Stone
Emma stone’s real name is Emily Jean Stone. She shortened the name and made a few adjustments to it. She is one of the most successful stars in Hollywood today.
6. Mila Kunis
Mila Kunis has starred in several big Hollywood projects and is one of the most outspoken and intelligent actors in the industry today. Mila Kunis’s real name is Milena Markovna Kunis, which she changed before entering the industry.
7. Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is perhaps the most successful and popular Pop icon of recent times, having won more awards than most other singing personalities. However, Lady Gaga’s real name is Stefani Germanotta.
8. Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars’s real name is Peter Gene Hernandez. He is the man behind several smash hits such as “Uptown Funk” which has amassed billions of views on Youtube.
9. Kit Harington
Most of you might think Kit’s real is “Jon Snow” but that’s not true. Kit Harington’s real name is Christopher Catesby Harington but we would fondly remember his as being “Jon Snow” anyways.
10. Miley Cyrus
The Disney child artist who went on the became one of the most controversial pop icons got her name changed. Miley Cyrus’s real name was Destiny Hope Cyrus.