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Celebrity Name Changes: 24 Stars Who've Ditched Their Given Names

25/03/2014 17:41 GMT | Updated 13/10/2014 09:59 BST

Sean Combs/P Diddy/Puff Daddy isn’t the only star to have chosen a snazzier, catchier name in his pursuit of fame and fortune, but at least the likes of David McDonald and Gaynor Hopkins picked new names and stuck to them (that’s David Tennant and Bonnie Tyler, FYI).

We all know that Lady Gaga (Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) and Rihanna (Robyn Fenty) ditched their given names before hitting the big time, but what about Bruno Mars and 'Rush' actress Olivia Wilde?

Take a look at this surprising collection of stars who’ve adopted new names...

Celebrity Name Changes

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