10 Famous Celebrities Real Names That You Were Unaware Of!

  • 5:51 pm July 26, 2018
  • Hazel

It is literally a fashion that is followed by the generation of changing names and going by nicknames, stage names. This was first started by the celebrities and now is followed by the whole generation. Celebrities often change their names to appear cooler or acceptable to the society. Sometimes they have very long names, and we all know how difficult is to deal with having a long name. It gets forever for people to spell it, to make it easier they just shorten it. Sometimes the pronunciation of their names are difficult for people to spell out and to cut the difficulty for people to pronounce such bizarre names, they change it to be more acceptable. But when you are a celebrity you should have a name that is both acceptable and unique. You cannot just take another famous celebrity name, like the kings and the queens do. And so they come up with really unique names to be called them as and we have a listed down some celebrities whose real names will surely amuse you.

Kit Harrington

The Game Of Thrones fame, Jon Snow aka, Christopher Catesby "Kit" Harington is an English actor and producer.

Born in Acton, Greater London, Kit graduated from the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama in 2008.


The influential pop star with a voice of a goddess, Rihanna's real name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty. She is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.

The lady sure has a very appealing personality and we love her voice, her style and in general her existence in the music industry that she is revolutionizing with her work!

Calvin Harris,

Adam Richard Wiles goes by his stage name, Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

We all love his music and we often hear it in the parties and other fun gatherings.

The beats are so intense that everyone loves to groove to his music!

Mila Kunis

The 'Friends with Benefits' fame Milena Markovna "Mila" Kunis is an American actress.

In 1991, at the age of seven, she moved from Soviet Ukraine to the United States with her family.

She just shortened her name from Millena to Mila but that still makes a difference!

Brad Pitt

The heartthrob of the generation, William Bradley "Brad" Pitt is an American actor and film producer.

He has received multiple awards and nominations including an Academy Award as a producer under his own company Plan B Entertainment.

He sure has made given many iconic roles and believe or not the stage name suits him better than his real name.

Bruno Mars

We all know Bruno Mars for his amazing songs and the pop star goes with the stage name Bruno Mars but his real name is Peter Gene Hernandez.

He is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and dancer. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Mars moved to Los Angeles in 2003 to pursue a musical career.

His nickname is something very unique!

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Charli XCX

Charlotte Emma Aitchison (born 2 August 1992), goes by the stage name, Charli XCX is an English singer and songwriter. Her songs have been on the top lists and are very popular around the world!

Her nickname is quite unique, with the roman numerals added to it!


Zain Javadd "Zayn" Malik, goes by his stage name Zayn is an English singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Bradford, West Yorkshire, Malik auditioned as a solo artist for the British music competition The X Factor in 2010.

His name is pronounced the same but the spelling is changed, to give a cooler effect!

Katy Perry

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson goes by her stage name, Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality.

She is an international pop star who is famous for her hit songs!

Iggy Azalea

Amethyst Amelia Kelly goes by the stage name, Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper.

Like any other rapper, she changed her name into something cooler than the original one, the stage name that she introduces herself as!