23 Celebrities Who I Personally Think Should Have Gone By Their Real Full Names – BuzzFeed

I’ll never get over Alfredo Pacino.


Al Pacino’s real name is Alfredo Pacino.

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ALFREDO!!!!!!! Like the SAUCE.

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Jason Derulo’s actual name is Jason Desrouleaux.

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Desrouleaux = Derulo for smart people/the French.

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Ty Pennington’s full name is Tygert.

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Tygert. Like Gogurt but different.

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Will Smith’s full name is Willard.

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Willard Smith. Just funny 2 me.

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DJ Mustard’s actual name is Dijon McFarlane.

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Dijon is a type of mustard. Therefore we have DJ [Dijon] Mustard.

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Liam Neeson was born William Neeson.

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WilLIAM. It makes sense, but who knew. He’s a WILLIAM.

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Julianne Moore’s actual name is Julie Anne.

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She just smooshed the names together to get Julianne.

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Albert Brooks’ real name is Albert Einstein.

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Unfortunately, Albert Einstein was taken by someone else.

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Téa Leoni’s full last name is Pantaleoni.

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Pantaleoni! The word pant was given the boot.

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Stevie Wonder’s full first name is Stevland.

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Like, the land of Stev. Stevland.

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JoJo Siwa’s full name is Joelle Joanie Siwa.

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JOelle JOannie. get it? JoJo.

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Natalie Portman was born Neta-Lee.

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In Hebrew, it’s spelled נטע-לי (read right to left). Phonetically it sounds like Neta-Lee (Thank you, Hebrew School). So the Amercanized version is Natalie.

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Gigi Hadid’s full name is Jelena.

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Jelena Hadid!

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G-Eazy’s full/real name is Gerald.

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Mr. G(erald) Eazy.

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Paul Wesley’s real name is Paweł Tomasz Wasilewski.

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Paweł = Paul in Polish.

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Eric Bana’s full name is Eric Banadinović.

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He cut off the “hard” part.

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Tony Danza’s full name is Anthony Iadanza.

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I guess he hates the first two letters of his last name.

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Rita Wilson’s full first name is Margarita.

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Introducing Margarita Wilson.

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Guy Fieri’s real name is Guy Ferry.

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Fieri must be how to say Ferry in Italian.

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Brie Larson’s full name is Brianne.

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Brianne Desaulniers actually.

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Emma Stone’s full name is Emily.

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Just weird that she’s an EMILY.

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Jon Bon Jovi’s real full name is John Bongiovi.

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Bongiovi = Bon Jovi for Italians.

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Meryl Streep was born Mary.

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Mary Streep.

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