There are several celebrities who have changed their names for a crack at fame. Some of them have altered their names to make it more media-friendly and memorable while others have done it for a change in fortune. There are several more who have changed their names to fit their personalities in the limelight. Here are 10 stars who changed their names for fame.
1. Vin Diesel
Born: Mark Vincent
Vin Diesel changed his name when he took the job of a bouncer to make ends meet. After all, no one would take Mark Vincent seriously now, would they? The man was employed by some of the hippest clubs in New York and he started working at age 17. Vin Diesel needn’t worry about money anymore as he currently has a net worth of $100 million. He is most famous for his role in the Fast and Furious franchise.