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Real names of famous musicians

Adele (Adele Laurie Blue Adkins)

Alice Cooper (Vincent Damon Furnier)

Alicia Keys (Alicia Augello Cook)

Alla Nazimova (Mariam Edez Adelaida Leventon)

Alpha Blondy (Seydou Kon)

Andr 3000 (Andr Benjamin)

Aphex Twin (Richard David James)

Babyface (Kenneth Edmonds)

Barbara (Monique Serf)

Beck (Bek David Campbell)

Bela Lugosi (Be’la Ferenc Dezso Blasko)

Big Boi (Antwan Andr Patton )

The Big Bopper (Jiles Perry Richardson, Jr.)

Billie Holiday (Eleanora Fagan Gough)

Billy Idol (William Michael Albert Broad)

Billy Ocean (Leslie Charles)

Bobby Darin (Walden Robert Cassotto)

Bob Dylan (Robert Zimmerman)

Bonnie Tyler (Gaynor Hopkins)

Bono (Paul Hewson)

Bruno Mars (Peter Gene Hernandez)

Buddy Clark (Samuel Goldberg)

Buddy Holly (Charles Hardin Holley)

Burning Spear (Winston Rodney)

Cantinflas (Mario Moreno)

Capucine (Germaine Lefebvre)

Cat Stevens (Stephen Demetre Georgiou, later Yusuf Islam)

Cathy Carr (Angelina Helen Catherine Cordovano)

Cher (Cherilyn Sarkisian)

Chespirito (Roberto Gmez Bolanos)

Cilla Black (Priscilla White)

Conway Twitty (Harold Jenkins)

Tr Cool (Frank Edwin Wright III)

Coolio (Artis Ivey, Jr.)

Cozy Powell (Colin Flooks)

Damia (Marie-Louise Damien)

D’Angelo (Michael Archer, Sr.)

Danny Kaye (David Daniel Kaminski)

David Bowie (David Robert Jones)

David Seville (Ross Bagdasarian)

Dean Martin (Dino Crocetti)

Dean Ween (Mickey Melchiondo)

Dharmendra (Dharam Singh Deol)

Dido – Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O’Malley Armstrong

Dilip Kumar (Yusuf Khan)

Donna Summer (LaDonna Andrea Gaines)

Duane Allman (Howard Duange Allman)

Dusty Springfield (Mary Isabel Catherine Bernadette O’Brien)

The Edge (David Evans)

Elton John (Reginald Kenneth Dwight)

Elvis Costello (Declan Patrick Aloysius McManus)

Eminem (Marshall Mathers III)

Engelbert Humperdinck (Arnold Dorsey)

Eric Clapton (Eric Clapp)

Eric Morecambe (John Eric Bartholemew)

Fatboy Slim (Quentin Cook, later Norman Cook)

Flea (Michael Balzary)

Frankie Valli (Francis Castelluccio)

Fred Astaire (Frederick Austerlitz)

Freddie Mercury (Faroukh Bulsara)

Garry Moore (Thomas Garrison Morfit)

Gary Glitter (Paul Francis Gadd)

Geddy Lee (Gary Lee Weinrib)

Gene Simmons (Chaim Witz)

Gene Wilder (Jerome Silberman)

Gene Ween (Aaron Freeman)

Georgious (Georges Guibourg)

Gribouille (Marie-France Gat)

Guitar Slim (Guitar Slim|Eddie Jones)

Heino (Heinz Georg Kramm)

Howlin’ Wolf (Chester Arthur Burnett)

Ice Cube (O’Shea Jackson)

Ice T (Tracy Morrow)

Iggy Pop (James Newell Osterberg Jr.)

Jal (Rahel Krebs)

Jay Z (Shawn Corey Carter)

Jem (Jemma Grifftis)

Jerry Lewis (Joseph Levitch)

Jill Corey (Norma Jean Speranza)

J.J. Cale (Johnny Cale)

John Denver (Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr.)

Johnny Rotten (John Joseph Lydon)

Jon Stewart (Jonathon Leibowitz)

Joni Mitchell (Roberta Joan Anderson)

Jos Jos (Jos Sosa)

Judy Garland (Frances Gumm)

Judy Holliday (Judith Tuvim)

Kitty Kallen (Genevieve Agostinello)

Lady Gaga (Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta)

Les Paul (Lester Polfuss)

Little Richard (Richard Wayne Penniman)

LL Cool J (James Todd Smith)

Lorde – (Ella Maria Lani Yelich-O’Connor)

Louis Armstrong (Daniel Louis Armstrong)

Lulu (Marie Lawrie)

Macklemore (Ben Haggerty)

Madonna (Madonna Louise Ciccone)

Mariah Carey (Maria Nuez)

Marilyn Manson (Brian Warner))

MCA (Adam Yauch)

Meat Loaf (Marvin Lee Aday)

Mike D (Mike Diamond)

Mike Dirnt (Michael Pritchard)

Moby (Richard Melville Hall)

Muddy Waters (McKinley Morganfield)

Musidora (Jeanne Roques)

Natalie Portman (Natalie Hershlag)

Nelly (Cornell Haynes Jr.)

Nico (Christa Pffgen)

Nina Simone (Eunice Kathleen Waymon)

Ozzy Osbourne (John Osbourne)

Patti Page (Clara Ann Fowler)

Paul McCartney (James Paul McCartney)

Paul Muni (Meshilem Meier Weisenfreud)

Paul Stanley (Stanley Harvey Eisen)

Pink (Alecia Moore)

Prince (Prince Rogers Nelson)

Professor Longhair (Henry Roeland Byrd)

Psy (Park Jae-sang)

Queen Latifah (Dana Owens)

Ray Charles (Ray Charles Robinson)

Richard Clapton (Terry Gonk)

Rihanna (Robyn Rihanna Fenty)

Rikki (Nakano Ritsuki)

Ringo Starr (Richard Starkey)

Ritchie Valens (Ricardo Valenzuela)

Ronnie James Dio (Ronald Padavona)

Sandie Shaw (Sandra Goodrich)

Seal (Sealhenry Samuel)

Shakira (Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll)

Shania Twain (Eileen Regina Edwards, later Eileen Regina Twain)

Shirley Strachan (Graeme Strachan)

Sid Vicious (John Simon Ritche; Later John Beverly)

Simone Signoret (Simone Kaminker)

Slash (Saul Hudson)

Slim Harpo (James Moore)

Snoop Dogg (Calvin Broadus)

Spike Jonze (Adam Spiegel)

Stevie Wonder (Steveland Morris)

Sting (Gordon Sumner)

Sugar (Stephanie Beard)

The Notorious B.I.G. (Christopher Wallace)

Timea Margot (Tmea Vgvlgyi)

Tina Turner (Anna Mae Bullock)

Tiny Tim (Herbert Buckingham Khaury)

Tony Bennett (Anthony Dominick Benedetto)

Tot (Antonio de Curtis Gagliardi Griffo Focas Comneno)

Trent Reznor (Michael Trent Reznor)

Tr Cool (Frank Edwin Wright III)

Vangelis (Evangelos Odyssey Papathanassiou)

Vanilla Ice (Robert Van Winkle)

Vic Reeves (Jim Moir)

Willy DeVille [William Borsay)

Ziggy Marley (David Nesta Marley)

2Pac (Tupac Shakur – born Lesane Crooks)

50Cent (Curtis Jackson)

Also see: Real names of famous actors

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