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Celebrity Real Names

One Year Later, Facebook Fails to Fix Its Biased Real Names Policy

Lil Miss Hot Mess | Posted 10.05.2016 | Technology
Lil Miss Hot Mess

It's time for Facebook to finally step up and make a change, or admit that it's not truly interested in building a social network that champions diversity, safety, and creative expression. And if that's the case, it's time for us as users to walk away and build something new.

12 Celebrities' Real Names, For Your Baby-Naming Inspiration

Nameberry | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.16.2015 | Parents

You may know these famous faces from magazine covers and movie credits. But do you know their real names? These 12 celebrities all started out life wi...

Julianne Moore's Real Name Isn't Julianne Moore

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 01.28.2015 | Entertainment

Unless you've lived on a deserted island with no access to popular movies since the mid-'90s, you probably know who Julianne Moore is. But what if we ...

Celebrity Aliases Revealed By Sony Hackers

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 12.16.2014 | Entertainment

The massive hack of Sony Pictures continues to reveal confidential information, from salaries and social security numbers to the aliases stars use to ...

7 Celebs Who Changed Their Names | Posted 09.24.2014 | Entertainment

Sometimes you're born with a name that seems destined for bright lights ... and sometimes you're just not....

Lea Michele's Last Name Isn't Michele

Posted 03.05.2014 | Celebrity

Lea Michele's new solo album, "Louder," was released this week and it is awesome. Between her immense talent and her strength in dealing with the loss...

Lorde's Real Name Is Not Lorde

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 10.22.2013 | Celebrity

So you're really into Lorde (like, "Pure-Heroine"-on-repeat-into) but do you even know her real name? It's a mouthful: Ella Maria Lani Yelich-O'Co...

Her Real Name Is WHAT?!

Posted 03.27.2013 | Celebrity

The biggest names in the biz are oftentimes not the names the stars were given at birth. Be it for better publicity, more dough, or because they just ...

Do You Know Natalie Portman's Real Name?

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 12.27.2012 | Celebrity

These days, we feel like we know everything about our favorite stars. But sometimes, there's one very important detail that has escaped our celebrity ...

Celebrities' Real Names

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 02.08.2012 | Celebrity

What's in a name? Well, when it comes to a celebrity's moniker, there could be more than a few zeros riding on it. From Old Hollywood icons whom w...

What If Musicians Kept Their Real Names? (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Last week, we imagined a world where actors opted to professionally use their birth names instead of their chosen stage name. But actors aren't the on...

What If Celebrities Went By Their Real Names? (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

There are several reasons for a performer to change his name. Maybe someone famous already exists with that moniker or maybe someone thinks he'll neve...