Celebrities Who Use Stage Names

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Many times, celebrities use a stage name because it’s more memorable and sticks with people longer. Sometimes, you might be surprised to find out which celebs aren’t using their real name. Marilyn Monroe wasn’t the only one.
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Katy Perry

Born Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson
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Freddie Mercury

Born Farrokh Bulsara
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Miley Cyrus

Born Destiny Hope Cyrus
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Bob Dylan

Born Robert Allen Zimmerman
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Alicia Keyes

Born Alicia Augello Cook
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Shawn Michaels

Born Michael Shawn Hickenbottom
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Michael Caine

Born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite
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Elton John

Born Reginald Kenneth Dwight
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Jamie Foxx

Born Eric Marlon Bishop
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Bob Hope

Born Leslie Townes Hope
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Judy Garland

Born Frances Ethel Gumm
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Mickey Rooney

Born Joseph Yule, Jr.
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Jayne Mansfield

Born Vera Jayne Palmer
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Cary Grant

Born Archibald Alexander Leach
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Rodney Dangerfield

Born Jacob Cohen
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Chevy Chase

Born Cornelius Crane Chase
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Meg Ryan

Born Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra
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Charleton Heston

Born John Charles Carter
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Rita Hayworth

Born Margarita Carmen Cansino
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Mel Brooks

Born Melvin Kaminsky
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