23 Celebs That People Think Should Have Gone By Their Real Full Names

Celebrities’ changing their birth names has been happening since Hollywood’s earliest days. Famous people adopt new names for a bunch of reasons. Some want a flashier stage persona while others change their names to avoid sharing the same name as others.
For example, Lana Del Rey changed hers from Lizzy Grant in an effort to distance herself from a failed project, or Beatles legend Paul McCartney goes by his middle name to avoid getting mixed up with his father. We actually thought that the names they bore were their real ones.
Keep scrolling to see 23 stars who have lived under a moniker.

#1 Al Pacino's real name is Alfredo Pacino

Source: Kevin Mazur

#2 Jason Derulo's real name is Jason Desrouleaux

Source: Jamie MaCarthy

#3 Ty Pennington's real name is Tygert

Source: Michael Loccisano

#4 Will Smith's really name is Willard

Source: Frazer Harrison

#5 DJ Mustard's real name is Dijon McFarlane

Source: Bennett Raglin

#6 Liam Neeson's real name William Neeson

Source: Bennett Raglin

#7 Julianne Moore's real name is Julie Anne

Source: Dimitrios Kambouris

#8 Albert Brooks' real name is Albert Einstein

Source: Alberto E. Rodriguez

#9 Téa Leoni's real name is Pantaleoni

Source: Noam Galai

#10 Stevie Wonder's real name is Stevland

Source: Arturo Holmes

#11 Jojo Siwa's real name is Joelle Joanie Siwa

Source: Todd Williamson

#12 Natalie Portman's real name is Neta-Lee

Source: Steve Granitz

#13 Gigi Hadid's real name is Jelena

Source: gilbert carrasquillo

#14 G-Eazy's real name is Gerald

Source: Josh Blanchard

#15 Paul Wesley's real name is Paweł Tomasz Wasilewski.

Source: Bravo

#16 Eric Bana's real name is Eric Banadinović

Source: John Shearer

#17 Tony Danza's real name is Anthony Iadanza

Source: Bennett Raglin

#18 Rita Wilson's real name is Margarita

Source: Michael Buckner

#19 Guy Fieri's real name is Guy Ferry

Source: D Dipasupil

#20 Brie Larson's real name is Brianne

Source: Aaron J. Thornton

#21 Emma Stone's real name is Emily

Source: Aaron J. Thornton

#22 Jon Bon Jovi's real name is John Bongiovi

Source: Gary Gershoff

#23 Meryl Streep's real name is Mary

Source: Gary Gershoff

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