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. Akon was born Aliaune Damala Akon Thiam

Akon was born Aliaune Damala Akon Thiam

6. Frank Ocean was born Christopher Edwin Breau

Frank Ocean was born Christopher Edwin Breau

7. Tiger Woods was born Eldrick Tont Woods

Tiger Woods was born Eldrick Tont Woods

8. Stevie Wonder was born vStevland Hardaway Judkins

Stevie Wonder was born vStevland Hardaway Judkins

9. 2 Chainz was born Tauheed Epps

2 Chainz was born Tauheed Epps

10. Miley Cyrus was born Destiny Hope Cyrus.

Miley Cyrus was born Destiny Hope Cyrus.

11. Tyga was born Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson.

Tyga was born Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson.

12. Iggy Azalea was born Amythest Kelly

Iggy Azalea was born Amythest Kelly

13. Fetty Wap was born Willie Maxwell

Fetty Wap was born Willie Maxwell

14. Future was born Nayvadius Cash

Future was born Nayvadius Cash

15. Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Johnson

Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Johnson

16. Carmen Electra was born Tara Patrick

Carmen Electra was born Tara Patrick

17. Lady Gaga was born Stephanie Germanotta

Lady Gaga was born Stephanie Germanotta

18. Faith Hill was born Audrey Perry

Faith Hill was born Audrey Perry

19. Bruno Mars was born Peter Hernandez

Bruno Mars was born Peter Hernandez

20. Nicki Minaj was born Onika Maraj

Nicki Minaj was born Onika Maraj

21. Charlie Sheen was born Carlos Esteves

Charlie Sheen was born Carlos Esteves

22. Jamie Foxx was born Eric Bishop

Jamie Foxx was born Eric Bishop

23. Vin Diesel was born Mark Vincent

Vin Diesel was born Mark Vincent
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