03/21/2013 03:20 pm ET | Updated Mar 22, 2013

Celebrity Middle Names: The Strange Monikers The Stars Try To Keep Under Wraps (PHOTOS)

They're household names, so much so sometimes that they don't need a surname (hello there Adele, Cher and Madonna). But do you know what the world's biggest celebrities' middle names are?

If you don't, it might be because they don't want you to. Some celebrities have such atypical middle names, the "WHAT?!" factor might take attention away from their craft.

Below, take a look at the stars whose parents opted out of "Ann" and "John" for something more ... untraditional:

Celebrities' Strange Middle Names