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Stars Who Changed Their Name When They Got Famous was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. Keke Palmer was born Lauren Keyana Palmer

Keke Palmer was born Lauren Keyana Palmer

2. Queen Latifah was born Dana Elaine Owens

Queen Latifah was born Dana Elaine Owens

3. Ceelo Green was born Thomas DeCarlo Callaway

Ceelo Green was born Thomas DeCarlo Callaway

4. Nelly was born Cornell Iral Haynes

Nelly was born Cornell Iral Haynes

5. Frank Ocean was born Christopher Edwin Breau

Frank Ocean was born Christopher Edwin Breau

6. Stevie Wonder was born vStevland Hardaway Judkins

Stevie Wonder was born vStevland Hardaway Judkins

7. 2 Chainz was born Tauheed Epps

2 Chainz was born Tauheed Epps

8. Miley Cyrus was born Destiny Hope Cyrus.

Miley Cyrus was born Destiny Hope Cyrus.

9. Tyga was born Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson.

Tyga was born Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson.

10. Iggy Azalea was born Amythest Kelly

Iggy Azalea was born Amythest Kelly

11. Fetty Wap was born Willie Maxwell

Fetty Wap was born Willie Maxwell

12. Future was born Nayvadius Cash

Future was born Nayvadius Cash

13. Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Johnson

Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Johnson

14. Carmen Electra was born Tara Patrick

Carmen Electra was born Tara Patrick

15. Lady Gaga was born Stephanie Germanotta

Lady Gaga was born Stephanie Germanotta

16. Faith Hill was born Audrey Perry

Faith Hill was born Audrey Perry

17. Bruno Mars was born Peter Hernandez

Bruno Mars was born Peter Hernandez

18. Nicki Minaj was born Onika Maraj

Nicki Minaj was born Onika Maraj

19. Jamie Foxx was born Eric Bishop

Jamie Foxx was born Eric Bishop

20. Vin Diesel was born Mark Vincent

Vin Diesel was born Mark Vincent
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