For some celebrities, a name change is all part of cultivating a persona think Lady Gaga. Here's a list of 25 famous people and their real names, and why these male and female actors and singers go by stage names. Some of these celebs had their names changed then they were kids, others did it as adults. Some only changed their first name whilst others took pseudo names for their middle and surname as well!
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