Okay, there are some celebs that you just know are using a “stage name”. That or you’ve asked yourself “Why the hell would his parents name him Sting?” Using a stage name is a common occurrence in the entertainment industry. Here are a bunch of celebrities that decided- for one reason or another- to change their names when they got into the biz.
Her real name is Amethyst Amelia Kelly. As beautiful as it is, she REALLY does not like it. How did she land on “Iggy Azalea”? Well, Iggy was the name of her childhood dog. She then got her last name “Azalea” from the street that she lived growing up. She felt that the name “Azalea” added a much needed feminine touch to the masculine “Iggy”.