Pseudonyms are practically synonymous with Hollywood. The music industry? Good luck getting a musician NOT to have a stage name.
Check out this list of 67 celebrities who don't use their real names.
Musical sensation Lorde was given the name Ella Maria Lani Yelich-O'Connor at birth. We'd probably go with Lorde, too.
Courtney Love's birth name was Courtney Michelle Harrison. Courtney Harrison sounds way too straight-laced for the Hole rocker.
Emma Stone's birth name? Emily Jean Stone. The slight variation on her given name adds to her appeal.
Professional wrestler and reality TV star Hulk Hogan was born Terry Gene Bollea. That just didn't have the right ring to it.
Rocker-musician Pink was born Alecia Moore but picked up her moniker after watching the film Reservoir Dogs.
Nicki Minaj, who might actually be crazy, was born Onika Tanya Maraj.