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A celebrity who has changed his name since he gained fame in Hollywood

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Since entering Hollywood, some celebrities have been renamed. The list includes giant stars such as Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn. 

Martin Sheen recently talked aboutabout regretting having changed his name. The late Kirk Douglas shared similar feelings in 2015.

Let's take a look at some of the stars who have renamed themselves for his fame.

Marilyn Monroe and Jamiee Foxx are among several celebrities who have changed their name since rising to fame in Hollywood.

Marilyn Monroe and Jamie Fox in Hollywood It has changed its name since it gained fame. (Getty Images)

Kirk Douglas

The late actor gained fame in Hollywood and was before changing his name. Born as Vitch. 

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In 2015, he admitted. He told People magazine that he "wanted" to keep his name, but claimed that he was "too Jewish" for Hollywood at the time. He died in 2020 at the age of 103.

Kirk Douglas has regrets after changing his name from Issur Danielovitch when he entered Hollywood.

Kirk Douglas was an issuer when he entered Hollywood・ I regret after changing the name from Danielovich. (Photo by Nancy R. Schiff / Getty Images)

Marilyn Monroe

's iconic Marilyn MonroeJean Baker was born in Norma. She has been commonly known as Monroe since 1946, but she did not legally change her name until 1956.

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Before becoming Monroe She married James Doherty and became Norma Jean Doherty. 

Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jean Baker.

Marilyn Monroe was born as a Normajan Baker I did. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images)

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn was born as Audrey Hepburn. During World War II, Hepburn's mother changed her name to Eddavan Hemstra to hide her heritage in Britain. 

When she gained fame, she took her father's name, Hepburn-Ruston, and shortened it to get her stage name.

Audrey Hepburn was born Audrey Kathleen Ruston.

Audrey Hepburn was born Audrey Kathleen Ruston rice field. (Getty Images)

John Legend

John Legend was not born as a "legend". The musician was born as John Roger Stevens before Kanye West persuaded him to make a difference. 

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In the 2021 appearance of "Tonight's Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," the legend said, "Kanier put out a mixtape and he called me John Legend. I called. "

"It's just beginning to spread among more people listening to our music," he said. Since then, Legend has taken a nickname and formed a successful career.

John Legend first got his nickname from Kanye West. He was born John Roger Stephens.

John Legend was first nicknamed by Kanye West I got. He was born as John Roger Stevens. (Photo by Michael Kovac / Getty Images)

Dove Cameron

Disney star Dove Cameronwas born Chloe Celeste Hosterman. Cameron's father died in 2011 at the age of 15 and was urged to change his name. 

Her father's nickname was dub, so she legally changed her name after his death. 

Actress Dove Cameron changed her name to honor her late father when she was 15.

Actress Dove Cameron is her name Changed to honor her deceased father at the age of 15.(Photo courtesy of Mark Sagliocco / WireImage)

Vin Diesel

Unlike other celebrities, actor Vin Diesel has made a name for himself. I changed his name before I got it. At the age of 17, Diesel removed his birth name Mark Sinclair when he became a bouncer in New York. 

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He was adopted Vin, a shortened version of his stepfather's name, Irving H. Vincent. Diesel arose from a joke with his friend, the Hollywood Reporter shared.

Vin Diesel changed his name at 17 from Mark Sinclair.

Vin Diesel is from Mark Sinclair at the age of 17. I changed the name.(Photo by Frazer Harrison / Getty Images)

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj – Born onika Tanya Maraj – She Don't choose her stage name at the beginning of her career. The rapper shared with the Guardian in 2012 and told her she didn't like her name, but it wasn't up to her.

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"Someone changed my name," she told the outlet. "In one of the first production contracts I signed , the guy wanted my name to be Minaj, so I fought him teeth and claws, but he convinced me. I always hated it. "

A" Super Bass "rapper said he didn't like her family and friends calling her Nicki Minaj. She said, "When I'm with them, I'm not Nicki Minaj."

Nicki Minaj was born Onika Tanya Maraj and shared her stage name was chosen for her.

Nicki Minaj was born as Onika Tanya Malaj , She shared the stage, her name was chosen. (Photo by Gotham / Getty Images)

Calvin Harris

DJ Calvin Harriswas born to Adam Richard Wiles. When he started his musical career at the age of 22, he thought it would be better for his career to go under a different name.

"I thought my first single was more soul track and Calvin Harris sounded racially ambiguous," he told the shortlist in 2009. Then I stuck to it.

Like Minage, Harris claims that his friends and family don't like to call him Calvin, and they call him Adam.

Calvin Harris changed his name from Adam Richard Wiles when he was 22.

Calvin Harris from Adam Richard Wiles I changed his name. (Photo by Karwai Tang / WireImage)

Miley Cyrus

Pop Icon Miley Cyruslegally calls her Changed Named when she was 16 years old. The "Hannah Montana" star was born as Destiny Hope Cyrus, but she has been called "Smiley Miley" since childhood.

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Miley Cyrus was nicknamed "Smiley Miley" when she was a child, but didn't legally change her name until she was 16.

Miley Cyrus was called "Smiley Miley" when she was a kid, but until she was 16 years old Did not change the name.(Photo by Axelle / Bauer-Griffin / FilmMagic)

Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx, born Eric Marlon Bishop changed his name early in his comedy career. 

Jamie Foxx changed his name from Eric Marlon Bishop early in his comedy career.

Jamie Foxx named after Eric Marlon Bishop changed early in the comedy career. (Photo courtesy of Steve Granitz / FilmMagic)

Fox, who appeared in the "Late Show", started his career at Stephen Colbert. 

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He has many comedians It was a woman who was called on stage, so he chose an androgynous stage name.

Janelle Ash is an entertainment writer for FoxNews Digital.