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Ethel Gumm, Farrokh Bulsara and Barry Pincus. Would they have been as famous if they had kept their birth names? Maybe not... It turns out a lot of celebrities change their names. But how many of these did you know? We take a look at 22 stars who have changed their monikers for their careers.
This one wasn’t a name change of vanity; David McDonald was forced to change to David Tennant after Equity forbade him from using his real name because it was already in use by a Scottish theatre actor. Apparently he chose Tennant because he was a fan of the Pet Shop Boys’ Neil Tennant.
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