Real names of Celebrities
Names celebrities are born with
- •Lady GagaLady Gaga was born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta. Phew! It's much easier to fit "Lady Gaga" on a record label.
- •Bruno MarsÜber talented singer/songwriter Bruno Mars was born Peter Gene Hernandez
- •Vin DieselVin was born Mark Sinclair Vincent, which doesn't exactly scream "action star".
- •BonoBono of U2 was born Paul David Hewson...which definitely does not sound like the name of a rockstar.
- •Jamie FoxxMultitalented Jamie Foxx was born Eric Marlon Bishop
- •David BowieDavid Bowie was born David Jones but had to change his name so people didn't confuse him with Davy Jones of the Monkees...not that the two could ever be easily confused.
- •Tim AllenWhether you know him as Buzz Lightyear, Santa Claus or Tim the Toolman Taylor, you definitely don't know him by his birth name - Timothy Allen Dick.
- •Portia deRossiPerhaps best known from "Arrested Development", the now Mrs. Degeneres is now starting on "Scandal". She was born Amanda Lee Rogers
- •Judy GarlandPerhaps best known as Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz, Judy Garland was born Frances Ethel Gumm.
- •Meg RyanChances are, you've cried your eyes out to one of her movies. Meg Ryan, once referred to as "America's Sweetheart" was born Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra.