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Will the real Slim Shady please stand up? Surprising celebrity names!

We uncover the real names your favourite stars were born with.

By Chloe Lal
Many celebrities were just diamonds in the rough when they started out but after hard work they transformed into Hollywood’s brightest stars.
You’d never guess that some of your favourite stars like Reese Witherspoon, Elton John and Rebel Wilson were all born with a different name.
Some stars have hilarious and inspired stories behind their stage name (here’s looking at you Whoopi Goldberg) while others have started completely fresh (cheers to you, Lorde!)
In the words of Shakespeare, “What is in a name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet!”
You might not be familiar with Amethyst Kelly or Thomas Mapother IV but you’ll soon discover these hidden titles are attached to some of the industry's key players.
Click through as we uncover the real names your favourite stars were born with!
If you’re in the mood for more surprises, then prepare to be blown away by these stunning ageless Hollywood beauties

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