Celebrities Whose Real Full Names Are Not What I Expected At All

Celebrities Whose Real Full Names Are Not What I Expected At All


I’ll never get over Alfredo Pacino.

1.

Al Pacino’s real name is Alfredo Pacino.


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ALFREDO!!!!!!! Like the SAUCE.


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2.

Jason Derulo’s actual name is Jason Desrouleaux.


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Desrouleaux = Derulo for smart people/the French.


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3.

Ty Pennington’s full name is Tygert.


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Tygert. Like Gogurt but different.


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4.

Will Smith’s full name is Willard.


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Willard Smith. Just funny 2 me.


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5.

DJ Mustard’s actual name is Dijon McFarlane.

Dijon is a type of mustard. Therefore we have DJ [Dijon] Mustard.


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6.

Liam Neeson was born William Neeson.


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WilLIAM. It makes sense, but who knew. He’s a WILLIAM.


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7.

Julianne Moore’s actual name is Julie Anne.


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She just smooshed the names together to get Julianne.


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8.

Albert Brooks’ real name is Albert Einstein.


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Unfortunately, Albert Einstein was taken by someone else.


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9.

Téa Leoni’s full last name is Pantaleoni.


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Pantaleoni! The word pant was given the boot.

10.

Stevie Wonder’s full first name is Stevland.


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Like, the land of Stev. Stevland.


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11.

JoJo Siwa’s full name is Joelle Joanie Siwa.


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JOelle JOannie. get it? JoJo.


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12.

Natalie Portman was born Neta-Lee.


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In Hebrew, it’s spelled נטע-לי (read right to left). Phonetically it sounds like Neta-Lee (Thank you, Hebrew School). So the Amercanized version is Natalie.


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13.

Gigi Hadid’s full name is Jelena.


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Jelena Hadid!


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14.

G-Eazy’s full/real name is Gerald.


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Mr. G(erald) Eazy.


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15.

Paul Wesley’s real name is Paweł Tomasz Wasilewski.


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Paweł = Paul in Polish.


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16.

Eric Bana’s full name is Eric Banadinović.


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He cut off the “hard” part.


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17.

Tony Danza’s full name is Anthony Iadanza.


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I guess he hates the first two letters of his last name.


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18.

Rita Wilson’s full first name is Margarita.


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Introducing Margarita Wilson.


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19.

Guy Fieri’s real name is Guy Ferry.


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Fieri must be how to say Ferry in Italian.


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20.

Brie Larson’s full name is Brianne.


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Brianne Desaulniers actually.


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21.

Emma Stone’s full name is Emily.


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Just weird that she’s an EMILY.


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22.

Jon Bon Jovi’s real full name is John Bongiovi.


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Bongiovi = Bon Jovi for Italians.


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23.

Meryl Streep was born Mary.


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Mary Streep.


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