8 Celebrities Whose Real Names You Likely Don't Know

Lady Gaga

Real Name: Stefani Joanne Angelina GermanottaLady Gaga, known for her avant-garde style and powerhouse vocals, adopted her stage name early in her career, inspired by the Queen song "Radio Ga Ga."

Bruno Mars

Real Name: Peter Gene Hernandez Bruno Mars is a singer, songwriter, and producer known for his smooth vocals and eclectic musical style blending pop, R&B, funk, and soul..

Miley Cyrus

Real Name: Destiny Hope Cyrus (legally changed to Miley Ray Miley Cyrus gained fame as the star of Disney Channel's "Hannah Montana." She later transitioned into a successful music career with hits like.


Real Name: Robyn Rihanna Fenty Rihanna is a Barbadian singer, actress, and fashion icon known for her powerful vocals, chart-topping hits, and boundary-pushing style.

Katy Perry

Real Name: Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson Katy Perry rose to fame with catchy pop anthems like "I Kissed a Girl," "Teenage Dream," and "Firework." Known for her colorful and theatrical performances,

Nicki Minaj

Real Name: Onika Tanya Maraj Nicki Minaj is a rapper, singer, and songwriter known for her bold persona, rapid-fire rap style, and chart-topping hits such as "Super Bass," "Anaconda,"

Elton John

Real Name: Reginald Kenneth Dwight (legally changed to Elton Hercules John) Elton John is an iconic British singer, songwriter, and pianist known for his flamboyant style, distinctive voice, and timeless hits like "Rocket Man,

Meghan Markle

Real Name: Rachel Meghan Markle Meghan Markle gained prominence as an actress in the legal drama series "Suits" before becoming a member of the British royal family upon her marriage to Prince Harry.