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Real names of famous musicians

Adele (Adele Laurie Blue Adkins)

Alice Cooper (Vincent Damon Furnier)

Alicia Keys (Alicia Augello-Cook Dean)

Alla Nazimova (Mariam Edez Adelaida Leventon)

Alpha Blondy (Seydou Kon)

Andr 3000 (Andr Benjamin)

Aphex Twin (Richard David James)

Ariana Grande (Ariana Grande-Butera)

Babyface (Kenneth Edmonds)

Barbara (Monique Serf)

Beck (Bek David Campbell)

Bela Lugosi (Be’la Ferenc Dezso Blasko)

Beyoncé (Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter)

Big Boi (Antwan Andr Patton )

Billie Holiday (Eleanora Fagan Gough)

Billie Eilish (Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell)

Billy Idol (William Michael Albert Broad)

Billy Ocean (Leslie Charles)

Björk (Björk Guðmundsdóttir)

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)

Calvin Harris (Adam Richard Wiles)

Cam (Camaron Marvel Ochs)

Camila Cabello (Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao)

Cantinflas (Mario Moreno)

Capucine (Germaine Lefebvre)

Charli XCX (Charlotte Emma Aitchison)

Cardi B (Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar)

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)

Coolio (Artis Ivey, Jr.)

Cozy Powell (Colin Flooks)

Courtney Love (Love Michelle Harrison)

DaBaby (Jonathan Lyndale Kirk)

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)

Drake (Aubrey Drake Graham)

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)

Faith Hill (Audrey Faith Perry)

Fatboy Slim (Quentin Cook, later Norman Cook)

Flavor Flav (William Jonathan Drayton Jr.)

Flea (Michael Balzary)

FKA Twigs (Tahliah Debrett Barnett)

Frankie Valli (Francis Castelluccio)

Fred Astaire (Frederick Austerlitz)

Freddie Mercury (Faroukh Bulsara)

Future (Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn)

Garry Moore (Thomas Garrison Morfit)

Gary Glitter (Paul Francis Gadd)

G-Easy (Gerald Earl Gillum)

Geddy Lee (Gary Lee Weinrib)

Gene Simmons (Chaim Witz)

Gene Wilder (Jerome Silberman)

Gene Ween (Aaron Freeman)

George Michael (Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou)

Georgious (Georges Guibourg)

Gotye (Wouter de Backer)

Gribouille (Marie-France Gat)

Guitar Slim (Guitar Slim|Eddie Jones)

Halsey (Ashley Nicolette Frangipane)

Heino (Heinz Georg Kramm)

Howlin’ Wolf (Chester Arthur Burnett)

Ice Cube (O’Shea Jackson)

Ice T (Tracy Morrow)

Iggy Azalea (Amethyst Amelia Kelly)

Iggy Pop (James Newell Osterberg Jr.)

Jack White (John Anthony Gillis)

Jaël (Rahel Krebs)

Jay Kay (Jason Luís Cheetham)

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.)

John Legend (John Roger Stephens)

Johnny Rotten (John Joseph Lydon)

Jon Bon Jovi (John Francis Bongiovi Jr.)

Jon Stewart (Jonathon Leibowitz)

Joni Mitchell (Roberta Joan Anderson)

José José (Jos Sosa)

Judy Garland (Frances Gumm)

Judy Holliday (Judith Tuvim)

Katy Perry (Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson)

Kesha (Kesha Rose Sebert)

Kendrick Lamar (Kendrick Lamar Duckworth)

Kitty Kallen (Genevieve Agostinello)

Lady Gaga (Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta)

Lana Del Rey (Elizabeth Woolridge Grant)

Les Paul (Lester Polfuss)

Lido (Peder Losnegård)

Lights (Valerie Anne Poxleitner)

Lil’ Kim (Kimberly Denise Jones)

Lil Wayne (Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.)

Little Richard (Richard Wayne Penniman)

LL Cool J (James Todd Smith)

Logic (Sir Robert Bryson Hall II)

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

Louis Armstrong (Daniel Louis Armstrong)

Ludacris (Christopher Brian Bridges)

Luke Bryan (Thomas Luther Bryan)

Lulu (Marie Lawrie)

Macklemore (Ben Haggerty)

Madonna (Madonna Louise Ciccone)

Mariah Carey (Maria Nuez)

Marilyn Manson (Brian Hugh Warner)

Mark Anthony (Marco Antonio Muñiz)

MCA (Adam Yauch)

Meat Loaf (Marvin Lee Aday)

Megan Thee Stallion (Megan Jovon Ruth Pete)

Melanie (Melanie Anne Safka-Schekeryk)

M.I.A. (Mathangi Arulpragasam)

Mike D (Mike Diamond)

Mike Dirnt (Michael Pritchard)

Moby (Richard Melville Hall)

Muddy Waters (McKinley Morganfield)

Musidora (Jeanne Roques)

Nelly (Cornell Haynes Jr.)

Nicki Minaj (Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty)

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)

Pitbull (Armando Christian Pérez)

Post Malone (Austin Richard Post)

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)

Ricky Martin (Enrique Martín Morales)

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)

Sia (Sia Kate Isobelle Furler)

Sid Vicious (John Simon Ritche; Later John Beverly)

Simone Signoret (Simone Kaminker)

Skrillex (Sonny John Moore)

Slash (Saul Hudson)

Slim Harpo (James Moore)

Snoop Dogg (Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.)

Sonny James (Jimmie Hugh Loden)

Spike Jonze (Adam Spiegel)

Steven Tyler (Steven Victor Tallarico)

Stevie Wonder (Steveland Hardaway Morris)

Sting (Gordon Sumner)

Sugar (Stephanie Beard)

SZA (Solána Imani Rowe)

The Big Bopper (Jiles Perry Richardson, Jr.)

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

Thomas Rhett (Thomas Rhett Akins Jr.)

Tiësto (Tijs Michiel Verwest)

Timea Margot (Tmea Vgvlgyi)

Tina Turner (Anna Mae Bullock)

Tiny Tim (Herbert Buckingham Khaury)

Toby Keith (Toby Keith Covel)

Tones and I (Toni Watson)

Tony Bennett (Anthony Dominick Benedetto)

Tot (Antonio de Curtis Gagliardi Griffo Focas Comneno)

Travis Scott (Jacques Berman Webster II)

Tre Cool (Frank Edwin Wright III)

Trent Reznor (Michael Trent Reznor)

Trey Songz (Tremaine Aldon Neverson)

Vangelis (Evangelos Odyssey Papathanassiou)

Vanilla Ice (Robert Van Winkle)

Vic Reeves (Jim Moir)

Willy DeVille [William Borsay)

Yungblud (Dominic Richard Harrison)

Ziggy Marley (David Nesta Marley)

2Pac (Tupac Shakur – born Lesane Crooks)

50Cent (Curtis Jackson)

Also see: Real names of famous actors