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.
Birth Name: Robyn Rihanna Fenty
She dropped her surname in 2002. Some believe it was to snub her father.
Birth Name: Angelina Jolie Voight
Birth Name: James Paul McCartney
Birth Name: Troyal Garth Brooks
Birth Name: Elizabeth Téa Pantaleoni
Birth Name: John William Ferrell
Birth Name: Kevin Spacey Fowler
Birth Name: Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon
Birth Name: Walter Bruce Willis
You may be surprised by some of the next ones.
Birth Name: William Bradley Pitt
He changed his name when he decided to pursue a career in acting and modeling.
Birth Name: Christopher Ashton Kutcher
Dakota Fanning & Elle Fanning
Birth Name: Hannah Dakota Fanning & Mary Elle Fanning
I couldn't imagine him as a rapper if he went by his real first name.
Birth Name: Aubrey Drake Graham
Birth Name: David Jude Law
Birth Name: Audrey Faith Perry
Birth Name: Geetali Norah Jones Shankar
Birth Name: Samuel Timothy McGraw
The original James Bond said he used his middle name long before he became an actor.
Birth Name: Thomas Sean Connery