There are several stars are well known by their stage names, but who were they born as? Let's find out, starting with singer Pink, who was born as ...
The singer's real name is Alecia Beth Moore Hart.
Tom Cruise is nearly the embodiment of a movie star. He looks like he was born to be a movie star. Even his name sounds like a movie star's. But actually, it isn't his real name. Do you know what is?
Cruise was born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV.
Rapper Snoop Dogg obviously wasn't born with his stage name, but do you know what his birth name actually was?
Snoop was born Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr.
Only one part of Woody Allen's name is actually part of his real name.
The legendary director was born Allen Stewart Konigsberg.
Nicolas Cage not only took on a new last name, but also tweaked his first name. Do you know what his real name is?
Cage's real name is Nicholas Kim Coppola.
You might have guessed that Alice isn't Alice Cooper's real first name, but what was the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame star born as?
Cooper's real name is Vincent Damon Furnier.
Reese is only part of Reese Witherspoon's real name. The actress was born ...
... Laura Jean Reese Witherspoon.
Detroit rocker Kid Rock was born as ...
... Robert James "Bob" Ritchie.
Ashton Kutcher's ex, actress Demi Moore, was also once known as Mrs. Kutcher on Twitter (her handle is now @justdemi). But she was born as ...
... Demetria Gene Guynes. Kutcher's birth name, by the way, is Christopher Ashton Kutcher.
"Daily Show" host Jon Stewart uses part of his birth name, tweaked a bit, as his stage name.
Stewart's real name is actually Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz.
Oscar winner and frequent host Whoopi Goldberg was born ...
... Caryn Elaine Johnson.
Jolie is really Angelina Jolie's middle name. She was born as ...
... Angelina Jolie Voight (the daughter of actor Jon Voight).
Angelina Jolie's longtime partner Brad Pitt was born ...
... William Bradley Pitt.
Actress Winona Ryder was born ...
... Winona Horowitz.
Sigourney Weaver took her first name from a character in F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel "The Great Gatsby." Weaver's birth name was ...
... Susan Alexandra Weaver.
Film legend Robert Redford was born ...
... Charles Robert Redford.
Allen is really the middle name of Tim Allen. His birth name was ...
... Timothy Allen Dick.
Michael Keaton's real name is actually the name of another famous Michael ...
... Michael Keaton was born Michael Douglas.
Keaton isn't Diane Keaton's real last name, either. The "Annie Hall" Oscar winner was born ...
... Diane Hall.
Foster is Jodie's real last name, but the two-time Oscar winner was born ...
... Alicia Christian Foster.
Natalie is Natalie Portman's real first name, but the actress was born as ...
... Natalie Hershlag.
Two-time Oscar winner Michael Caine was born ...
... Maurice Micklewhite.
Tyler Perry's name is in a lot of movie titles, but Tyler isn't his real first name. He was born ...
... Emmitt Perry Jr.
Meg Ryan was born with several names ...
... Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra.
Two-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep was born ...
... Mary Louise Streep.
Actor Alan Alda was born ...
... Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo.Abruzzo.
It's a challenge that has gone viral. It's known as "The Cold Water Challenge," but could this latest trend be harmful to your health?
A small Mercedes Benz sedan ended up at the front doors of the Lazy Acres Market in Santa Barbara today, when a driver lost control.
Daniel Perez died in a wrong-way freeway crash hours after attending his first day of school during what would have been his Junior Year at San Marcos High School.
UPDATE: A student at San Marcos High School was killed in a Wednesday night head-on accident that snarled northbound Highway 101 traffic much of Thursday morning.
Lawmakers narrowly approved a plastic bag ban on Friday. The Senate approved the measure 22-15 on Friday.
After years of planning, design, funding and construction, bike riders and drivers will soon be able to use new lanes on Highway 101 between Carpinteria and Ventura.
Classmates took part in a memorial at La Colina Junior High after school Friday.
In a major breach of privacy, a hacker leaked a series of pictures allegedly showing Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities in the nude.
Multiple fire teams are working to put out a brush fire on the Lompoc side of Harris Grade. Officials said the blaze broke out just after 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Add Kendall Jenner to the long list of celebrities who go by one name. The Kardashian clan member says she's ditching her last name to boost her modeling career.
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