Celebrities Original Names

It's always neat to see what celebrities names were before they changed them. Here is a short list for you. They are listed as the following: new name-original name.

Alicia Keys - Alicia Augello Cook
Bob Hope - Leslie Townes Hope
Charlie Sheen - Carlos Irwin Estevez
Cher - Cherilyn Sarkisian
David Copperfield - David Seth Kotkin
Demi Moore - Demetria Guynes
Gene Simmons - Chaim Witz
Harry Houdini - Ehrich Weiss
Hulk Hogan - Terry Jean Bollette
Jamie Foxx - Eric Bishop
Jean-Claude Van Damme - Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg
Mariah Carey - Maria Nuñez
Marilyn Manson - Brian Warner
Martin Sheen - Ramón Estévez
Natalie Portman - Natalie Hershlag
Pink - Alecia Moore
Seal - Sealhenry Samuel
Shania Twain - Eileen Regina Edwards
Snoop Dogg - Calvin Broadus
Tom Cruise - Thomas Cruise Mapother IV
(Photos courtesy: Celebs101)



  1. Anonymous said,

    this was hilarious!!! some names i didnt know at all!!! thats soo strange their real names!!

    on July 2, 2007 at 1:01 PM

  2. Anonymous said,

    My darling LOVES these~and he knows most of them, too!

    ME? On Sphere.com? I cannot imagine! LOL! How DID that happen? (((((HUGS))))) sandi

    on July 2, 2007 at 7:34 PM

  3. Anonymous said,

    Of your last posts, this one is the most interesting… for me. Greetings, Mariana Cuentos.

    on July 5, 2007 at 4:58 PM

  4. Taylor Blue said,

    Thanks very much...I really enjoyed doing this post...Especially Gene Simmons surprised me!

    on July 5, 2007 at 6:46 PM

  5. Anonymous said,

    alicia keys is beautiful and that pretty skin color, i know her mother is glad she had a biracial child, i saw her mom she is nice looking but alicia is the prettiest. biracial kids are gorgeous, most of the time they look better than both parents, best of both worlds

    on August 18, 2007 at 2:51 PM