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11 Celebrities Who Hid Their Real Names From Us. Pitbull's Is Shocking!

These days it has become a trend for Hollywood celebrities to use pseudonyms, and their alias have become more important and more recognizable than their actual names.There are a ton of reasons why a celebrity would want to change their name on their way to make it big, maybe for privacy concerns or some actors still want to have a level of anonymity - either in their private or legal dealings.
You never know, but here are celebrities whose real name will shock you. 

11 Celebrities Who Hid Their Real Names From Us. Pitbull's Is Shocking!

11 Celebrities Who Hid Their Real Names From Us. Pitbull's Is Shocking!

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1. Do you know why Kate Perry changed her name? 

1. Do you know why Kate Perry changed her name? 

Her full name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, but she later changed her name to avoid confusion with the actress Kate Hudson.

2. So you think that Nicki Minaj has only undergone a few body transformations, nope then you are wrong because it isn't her real name.

2. So you think that Nicki Minaj has only undergone a few body transformations, nope then you are wrong because it isn't her real name.

Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj and she performs under the name Nicki Minaj.

3. Bruno Mars real name is Peter Gene Bayot, but there is an interesting story behind his satgename.

3. Bruno Mars real name is Peter Gene Bayot, but there is an interesting story behind his satgename.

His stage name, "Bruno Mars", was inspired by the wrestler Bruno Sammartino, because as a child Bruno was confident, independent and strong-willed, like the wrestler. The 'Mars' came along because girls used to say he was "out of this world," so he used the planet Mars as his last name.

4. She just ignored her last part of the surname.

4. She just ignored her last part of the surname.

It was Julie Bowen Luetkemeyer and now it's just Julie Bowen, perhaps to sound more like she was part of a modern family.

5. Lady gaga's name was inspired by the Queen song, 'Radio Gaga', but then it is not her real name. 

5. Lady gaga's name was inspired by the Queen song, 'Radio Gaga', but then it is not her real name. 

Lady Gaga's real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta.

6. This American actress was famous for playing 'dumb blonde' characters, she had many names until she legally changed her name to Marilyn Monroe. 

6. This American actress was famous for playing 'dumb blonde' characters, she had many names until she legally changed her name to Marilyn Monroe. 

She modeled under the names Jean Norman and Mona Monroe, her initial idea for a screen name was Jean Adair but she signed into hotels as Zelda Zonk and into a psychiatric clinic as Faye Miller until she got her name as Marilyn. 

7. The fast and furious star's real name is quite lovely, it is Mark Sinclair Vincent.

7. The fast and furious star's real name is quite lovely, it is Mark Sinclair Vincent.

8. Even he changed his name to avoid confusion.

8. Even he changed his name to avoid confusion.

David Bowie, his real name was David Robert Jones and he changed it in order to avoid confusion with Davy Jones of The Monkees

9. You must definitely admire Nicolas for not coasting about his last name.

9. You must definitely admire Nicolas for not coasting about his last name.

Nicolas Kim Coppola is nephew of the director Francis Ford Coppola and actress Talia Shire, and the cousin of directors Sofia Coppola and Roman Coppola.

10. Can you guess his real name? It's quite complicated.

10. Can you guess his real name? It's quite complicated.

Armando Christian Pérez.

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