Reese Witherspoon: Her real name is Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon.
- Bruno Mars:
His real name is Peter Gene Hernandez .
The singer was nicknamed Bruno for the cutest reason: because he was a chubby baby. He explained to Rap Up, “Bruno is after Bruno Sammartino, who was this big, fat wrestler. I was this chunky little baby, so my dad used to call me that as a nickname. Mars came up because a lot of girls say I’m out of this world!”
- Gigi Hadid:
Her real name is Jelena Hadid.
Gigi is a nickname that the model’s mother gave her when Jelena became “too confusing.”
- Kit Harington:
His real name is Christopher Catesby Harington
Harington didn’t know his real name was Christopher until he was 11 years old. “I think they could see that I wanted to be Kit, but Christopher was a bit of a tradition,” he explained to Glamour. “My brother’s name is Jack, but his real name is John. Kit is traditionally an offshoot of Christopher, it’s just not used that often. My middle name is Catesby.”
- Prince Harry:
His real name is Henry Charles Albert David.
- Katy Perry:
Her real name is Katheryn Hudson.
Perry adopted her mother’s last name to avoid being confused with actress Kate Hudson.
Her real name is Destiny Hope Cyrus.
When Cyrus was a baby, her family called her “Smiley”because she always had a grin on her face. She legally changed her name to Miley Ray Cyrus in 2009.
- Topher Grace:
His real name is Christopher John Grace.
Drake real name is Aubrey Drake Graham.
- Nicki Miraj:
Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj.
Minaj didn’t actually like the name change at all. “One of the first production deals I signed, the guy wanted my name to be Minaj and I fought him tooth and nail. But he convinced me. I have always hated it,” she told The Guardian.