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Born Paul David Hewson, the U2 artist got his stage name from a childhood friend who used to call him Bona vox, which means "good voice" in Latin. The Irish singer later modified it to his liking.
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The popular Mexican actress and singer was born Teresa Premanes Corona. Now why would you want to change that?
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Guess where José Martín Cuevas Cobos got his celebrity alias? From his music idols: Pedro Infante and Vicente Fernández.
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Ladies and gentleman, we present to you...Altagracia Ugalde Mota! For some reason the Mexican singer didn't like her real name.
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The reggaeton diva was born Martha Ivelisse Pesante. Martha! Good thing she adopted the pseudonym at 18 when she kicked off her career in the rap world.
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To a Mexican father and a mother of Chinese descent, the singer was born María Guadalupe Araujo Yong, which she changed in 1979.
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As a kid, the Mexican musician didn't have a piano, so he would always ask his friend if he could play theirs, so they would call him "el sin teclado" ("the keyboard-less man"). When he started his career, Raúl Alejandro Escajadillo Peña adapted the nickname to a stage name.
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María Antonia Abad Fernández shortened her name to María Alejandra for the movie Te quiero para mí. Then a family friend recommended that she be known as something entirely different, so they came up with Sara Montiel.
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In her native Cuba, the beautiful actress was called María Teresa Sánchez González, which she changed when she arrived to Mexico in 1940.
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In 1977, the Mexican singer decided to go for an alias and lose José Manuel Figueroa, in honor of Saint Sebastián.
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In real life, the Mexican singer's name isn't nearly as glamorous as her stage name. She was born Guadalupe Contreras Ramos.
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The Mexican actress was formerly known as Teresa de Jesús Buenfil.
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The true name of the legendary actress was Margarita Carmen Cansino. In 1937, she decided to cut down her first name and take her mom's last name, Volga Hayworth.
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It would have been a task for Demetria Gene Guynes to get famous, which is why the actress opted for a pseudonym.
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The deceased actress, model and iconic sex symbol was actually born Norma Jeane Mortenson, but she adopted the stage name in 1946, then changed it legally in 1956.
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Luis Miguel a sus 47 ¡mira cómo ha cambiado!
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