It's not at all unusual for stars to change their names. Let's face it, you want a name folks can remember. In some cases, you want a name that sounds 'cooler' than your real name.

For example; Freddie Mercury's real name is Farrokh Bulsara

Here are just a few of the many Classic Hits artists real names

HERE ARE SOME STARS AND THEIR REAL NAMES

Stuart Leslie Goddard

 

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Patricia Andrejewski

 

 

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John Francis Bongiovi Jr.

 

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Steven Talarico

 

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LAST BUT NOT LEAST

- Vincent Damon Furnier

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