Stars today have some really unusual names which leads one to believe that stars don't change their names anymore, but that's just not true.

Some stage names are so good that they sound like real names.

Here are a few stars and their real names! By the way, Cheryl Sarkisian is Cher.

Michael J. Fox's middle name doesn't start with a "J."  It's Andrew.

Audrey Hepburn's real name is Edda Kathleen van Heemstra Hepburn-Ruston.

George Michael could've been known as Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou.

If Stevie Wonder - Stevland Hardaway Judkins.

Téa Leoni is a shortened form of her real name:  Elizabeth Téa Pantaleoni.

Hulk Hogan actually has the dorky name Terry Gene Bollea.

Pink's real name is Alecia Moore.

Bruno Mars' actual name is a mouthful:  Peter Gene Bayot Hernandez.

Faith Hill could've gone by her birth name Audrey Perry.

Adele's full name is Adele Laurie Blue Adkins . . . or, as John Travolta might call her, Idina Menzel.

Demi Moore simplified her name from Demetria Gene Guynes.

Natalie Portman's real last name is Hershlag.

Louis C.K. is an odd stage name . . . but it rolls off the tongue better than Louis Szekely.

Elton John's real name is Reginald Kenneth Dwight.

Carmen Electra is a hotter name than Tara Leigh Patrick.

Pat Benatar probably made the right call NOT being known as Patricia Mae Andrzejewsi.

Michael Caine's real name is Maurice Joseph Micklewhite.

Meg Ryan's birth name is Margaret Hyra.

If you didn't know, Miley Cyrus' real first name is Destiny.

Dakota Fanning's actual first name is the less-stately Hannah.

Steven Tyler's real last name is Tallarico.

Would Chuck Norris still be as cool with the name Carlos Norris?

Tina Fey's full name is Elizabeth Stamatina Fey.

Joaquin Phoenix's last name is actually Bottom.

Tina Turner could've been known as Anna Mae Bullock.

Vin Diesel sounds tough . . . Mark Vincent sounds bland.

Jamie Foxx's real name is Eric Marlon Bishop.

Tom Cruise dropped his real last name:  Mapother.

Ben Kingsley could've been known as Krishna Pandit Bhanji.

Charlie Sheen -Carlos Irwin Estevez

By the way. Just in passing: Worst Stage Name EVER-- Bermuda Schwartz ! There really was a 'B' picture actor by that name.