27 Celebs' Real Names

Does Vincent Damon Furnier sound like a rocker's name?
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 20, 2013 8:28 PM CDT

(Newser) – Alice Cooper wasn't actually born with his female-sounding name; his parents dubbed him Vincent Damon Furnier. Radar lists the real names of 26 more stars:

  • Chuck Norris: Carlos Ray
  • Sting: Gordon Sumner
  • Kirk Douglas: Issur Danielovitch
  • Jodie Foster: Alicia Christian Foster
  • Hulk Hogan: Terry Jean Bollette
  • George Michael: Georgios Panayiotou

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  • Joaquin Phoenix: Joaquin Rafael Bottom
  • Vin Diesel: Mark Vincent
  • R. Kelly: Robert Syvester Kelly
  • Brigitte Bardot: Camille Javal
  • Olivia Wilde: Olivia Jane Cockburn
  • Miley Cyrus: Destiny Hope Cyrus
  • Rihanna: Robyn Rihanna Fenty
Click for the complete list. (Read more real name stories.)

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