What’s in a name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, right? Try telling that to your agent when your name is boring, unpronounceable, or impossible to spell. It’s a time-honored tradition for many actors, authors, singers, and celebs to take on a stage name that’s more memorable, mainstream, or just straight up fun than the name their parents chose.
Do you think you know enough about our favorite celebrities to identify their pre-fame names? Some are dull, and some are unexpected, but none of them can be seen in the credits of movies today because these celebs ditched their birth names and chose something a little ‘punchier’. Jump in to our celebrity trivia quiz and see how well you do at identifying which names these celebs went by before they were famous.
You might think you’ll ace it, but watch out: this one is harder than it looks.