Celebrities are (in)famous for selecting unusual names for their children. When one considers the fact that many of these highly creative parental name-givers were born with conspicuously non-conspicuous names themselves, this pattern becomes even more intriguing.
Can you guess which celebrities had the following names on their original birth certificate?
- Calvin Broadus
- Shawn Carter
- Thomas DeCarlo Callaway
- Alicia Cook
- Robyn Fenty
- Elizabeth Woolridge Grant
- Ben Haggerty
- Peter Hernandez
- Paul Hewson
- Curtis Jackson
- Alecia Moore
While you are thinking about it, here are some recent ear-catching names for celebrity baby names:
- Kim Kardashian and Kayne West named their daughter “North”.
- Ed Norton and Shauna Robertson named their son “Atlas”.
- Mark Owen and Emma Ferguson selected the animal name “Fox”.
- Kate Winslet and Ned Rocknroll (yes, that is his last name) selected the name “Bear”.
Oh, did you still want those answers? Okay, it you insist. Here they are
- Calvin Broadus – Snoop Dog
- Shawn Carter – Jay Z
- Thomas DeCarlo Callaway – Cee Lo Green
- Alicia Cook – Alicia Keys
- Robyn Fenty – Rihanna
- Elizabeth Woolridge Grant – Lana Del Ra
- Ben Haggerty – Macklemore
- Peter Hernandez – Bruno Mars
- Paul Hewson – Bono
- Curtis Jackson – 50 Cent
- Alecia Moore – Pink