Name changes in Hollywood are a lot more common than you’d think. Do you think your favorite celebrity was born with that badass movie star name that sounds like it was created just for them? Think again. The fact of the matter is, that name more than likely was crafted just for them because, let’s be real here; a lot of parents don’t necessarily take into account their kids’ potential chance of superstardom when thinking of suitable names.
Future parents, take note! From new talents like Miley Cyrus, to Hollywood heavy weights like Michael Caine and Demi Moore – they’ve all had significant changes to their names. Can you guess which action star’s real name is Mark Vincent, or which international singing sensation can claim the moniker and tongue-twister Ella Maria LaniYelich-O’Connor?
Click next to find out which of your favorite celebs changed their name for fame!