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18 Celebrities Whose Real Names You'd Never Know

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On their journey to fame, some celebrities may change their appearance through surgery, and others may choose to slightly tweak their name. Here's a list of some celebrities you may not have known to go by their middle name.

Rihanna

Birth Name: Robyn Rihanna Fenty

Angelina Jolie

She dropped her surname in 2002. Some believe it was to snub her father.

Birth Name: Angelina Jolie Voight

Paul McCartney

Birth Name: James Paul McCartney

Garth Brooks

Birth Name: Troyal Garth Brooks

Téa Leoni

Birth Name: Elizabeth Téa Pantaleoni

Will Ferrell

Birth Name: John William Ferrell

Kevin Spacey

Birth Name: Kevin Spacey Fowler

Reese Witherspoon

Birth Name: Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon

Bruce Willis

Birth Name: Walter Bruce Willis

You may be surprised by some of the next ones.

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