Some celebrities have become famous under stage names, and almost no one knows their real names. Many of the stage names were created by occasion or interesting life situations that inspired the change of name.
Sometimes the name or surname is so inappropriate to the stage image that the celebrity has no choice but to change it or to take a more sonorous and vivid pseudonym. But there are also other reasons why celebrities take such a bold step as changing initials. We decided to find out who of the world famous actors and singers got a new name, and why they decided to do such an unusual act.
Natalie Portman (real name is Natalie Hershlag)
Natalie adores her homeland Jerusalem. For the stage name, the girl chose the name Portman not by chance. This is the maiden name of her Jewish-Russian maternal grandmother. Natalie decided to act in the cinema under this name since she received the role of the girl Matilda in the cult film created by Luc Besson- Leon.
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