Sometimes I like to ponder about what I’d call myself if I was famous. I’ve been told many times that I look like “a Nadine” and that once people know me, they can’t picture me with any other name. I can never figure out if that’s a good or bad thing.
And since we already know I’m secretly obsessed with celebrity news (damn you, E!), I did a little digging and found some celebs who go by stage names that really surprised me.
Julie Bowen was born Julie Bowen Luetkemeyer | Oliva Wilde was born Olivia Jane Cockburn
Miley Cyrus was born Destiny Hope Cyrus | Bruno Mars was born Peter Gene Hernandez
Portia De Rossi is really Amanda Lee Rodgers | Tina Fey was born Elizabeth Stamantina Fey
Audrey Hepburn was born Audrey Kathleen Ruston | Charlie Sheen was born Carlos Erwin Estevez
Natalie Portman was born Neta-Lee Hershlag | Blake Lively was born Blake Ellender Brown
Meg Ryan was born Margaret Mary Emily Ann Hyra | Mindy Kaling was born Vera Mindy Chokalingam
Kat Dennings was born Katherine Litwack | Christina Milian was born Christine Flores
Olivia Munn was born Lisa Olivia Munn | Lana Del Rey was born Elizabeth Grant
Bo Derek was born Mary Cathleen Collins | Paul Wesley was born Paul Wasilewski
Helen Mirren was born Ilyena Lydia Vadilievna Mironov | Jamie Foxx was born Eric Bishop
Pretty crazy, right? Now tell me, what would your stage name be, if you had one?
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