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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Eminem – Marshall Bruce Mathers, III 94251
2 Lady Gaga – Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta 87232
3 Katy Perry – Kathryn Elizabeth Hudson 54975
4 Miley Cyrus – Destiny Hope Cyrus (but then legally changed name to Miley Cyrus) 48503
5 Rihanna – Robyn Rihanna Fenty 41596
6 Marilyn Monroe – Norma Jeane Mortenson, later Norma Jeane Baker 39642
7 Jay-Z – Shawn Corey Carter 36001
8 Shakira – Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll 32360
9 Rajinikanth – Shivaji Rao Gaekwad 31688
10 Angelina Jolie – Angelina Jolie Voight 31267
11 Bruce Lee – Lee Jun-fan 30633
12 Ringo Starr – Richard Starkey 28969
13 Tony Curtis – Bernard Schwartz 26158
14 The Undertaker – Mark William Calaway 25277
15 Tom Cruise – Thomas Cruise Mapother, IV 25137
16 Alexis Laree – Michaela Laree James 25091
17 Jackie Chan – Chan Kong-sang (Cheng Long was a Chinese screen name) 23981
18 The Notorious B.I.G. – Christopher Wallace 23733
19 The Rock – Dwayne Douglas Johnson 23563
20 Madonna – Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone 22956
21 Bob Dylan – Robert Allen Zimmerman (legally changed to Robert Dylan) 22955
22 Triple H – Paul Michael Levesque 22828
23 David Bowie – David Robert Jones 22237
24 Charlie Sheen – Carlos Irwin Estevez 22222
25 Milla Jovovich – Milica Nataša Jovovic' 21049
26 Bam Margera – Brandon Cole Margera 21044
27 Nelly – Cornell Haynes, Jr. 21022
28 Snoop Dogg – Calvin Broadus 20442
29 T.I. – Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr. 20211
30 Freddie Mercury – Farrokh Bulsara 20105
31 Ozzy Osbourne – John Michael Osbourne 19856
32 Chuck Norris – Carlos Ray Norris 19355
33 Dr. Dre (N.W.A rapper) – André Romel Young 19064
34 Deadmau5 – Joel Zimmerman 19041
35 Jennifer Aniston – Jennifer Joanna Anastassakis 18944
36 Andy Warhol – Andrew Warhola 18797
37 Jon Stewart – Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz 18754
38 Demi Moore – Demetria Gene Guynes 18625
39 Akon – Aliaune Badara Akon Thiam 18473
40 Kirk Douglas – Issur Danielovitch Demsky 18115
41 Julia Roberts – Julie Fiona Roberts 17998
42 Jenna Jameson – Jennifer Marie Massoli 17879
43 Prince – Prince Rogers Nelson 17482
44 Johnny Cash – J.R. Cash (only initials on birth certificate; names decided later) 17463
45 Ice Cube – O'Shea Jackson 17126
46 Cher – Cherilyn Sarkisian, later known as Cherilyn LaPierre (her stepfather's surname) 16898
47 Johnny Knoxville – Phillip John Clapp 16672
48 Mila Kunis – Milena Markovna Kunis 16609
49 Roman Polanski – Rajmund Roman Thierry Polański (father's surname was originally "Leibling"; changed in 1932, one year before Roman's birth) 16441
50 Joy Behar – Josephina Victoria Occhiuto 16391
51 P. Diddy – Sean John Combs 16379
52 Hulk Hogan – Terry Gene Bollea 16207
53 Nicolas Cage – Nicholas Kim Coppola 15976
54 Bow Wow – Shad Gregory Moss 15292
55 Ne-Yo – Shaffer Chimere Smith 15157
56 Natalie Portman – Natalie Hershlag 15015
57 Christy Carlson Romano (a.k.a. Christy Romano) – Christina Michelle Romano 14671
58 Seal – Sealhenry Olusegun Olumide Samuel (also Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel, varying sources) 14627
59 Audrey Hepburn – Audrey Kathleen Ruston 14600
60 Stone Cold Steve Austin – Steven James Anderson, later Steven James Williams (legally changed to Steve Austin) 14510
61 Dave Batista (a.k.a. Batista) – David Michael Bautista, Jr. 14449
62 Kane – Glenn Thomas Jacobs 14185
63 Lloyd Banks – Christopher Charles Lloyd 14167
64 Young Jeezy – Jay Jenkins 13977
65 Soulja Boy Tell 'Em – DeAndre Ramone Way 13900
66 Alicia Keys – Alicia Augello Cook 13834
67 Pitbull – Armando Christian Pérez 13602
68 Gene Simmons – Chaim Klein Witz, later Gene Klein 13486
69 Judy Garland – Frances Ethel Gumm 13281
70 Edge – Adam Joseph Copeland 13196
71 Jean-Claude Van Damme – Jean-Claude Camille François Van Vaerenbergh 13172
72 Jet Li – Li Lian Jie/Li Lianjie 13158
73 Sir Elton John – Reginald Kenneth Dwight (name legally changed to Elton Hercules John on September 2, 1972; an image of the deed poll certificate for Mr. John's change of name is visible [link].) 12665
74 Chris Jericho – Christopher Keith Irvine 12584
75 Ludacris – Christopher Bridges 12461
76 Nathan Lane – Joseph Lane 12423
77 John Wayne – Marion Robert Morrison; later known as Marion Michael Morrison 12403
78 Slash – Saul Hudson 12329
79 Lupe Fiasco – Wasalu Muhammad Jaco 12318
80 Vin Diesel – Mark Vincent 12151
81 Michael J. Fox – Michael Andrew Fox 12129
82 Flo Rida – Tramar Dillard 12050
83 Tera Patrick – Linda Ann Hopkins Shapiro 12035
84 Salma Hayek – Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez 11886
85 Olivia Wilde – Olivia Jane Cockburn 11515
86 Tina Fey – Elizabeth Stamatina Fey 11170
87 Ron Jeremy – Ronald Jeremy Hyatt 11120
88 Shawn Michaels – Michael Shawn Hickenbottom 11061
89 DMX – Earl Simmons 11060
90 Kelly Brook – Kelly Ann Parsons 11011
91 Tony Danza – Anthony Iadanza 10989
92 Selena – Selena Quintanilla (Selena Quintanilla Samora in the Spanish naming system), later Selena Quintanilla Pérez upon her marriage 10974
93 Woody Allen – Allen Stewart Konigsberg 10841
94 Rob Zombie (a.k.a. Robert Wolfgang Zombie) – Robert Bartleh Cummings 10839
95 Akshay Kumar – Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia 10813
96 Winona Ryder – Winona Laura Horowitz 10579
97 David Tennant – David McDonald 10561
98 Scary Spice – Melanie Janine Brown 10249
99 Jamie Foxx – Eric Bishop 10144
100 Ronaldinho – Ronaldo Assis de Moreira 10143
101 Whoopi Goldberg – Caryn Elaine Johnson 10118
102 Buddy Holly – Charles Hardin Holley 9903
103 Cobie Smulders – Jacoba Francisca Maria Smulders 9863
104 Martin Sheen – Ramón Gerard Antonio Estévez 9837
105 Traci Lords – Nora Louise Kuzma 9814
106 Ric Flair – Richard Morgan Fliehr (name received upon his adoption as an infant; different documents give his birth name as Fred Demaree, Fred Phillips, and Fred Stewart) 9801
107 Stevie Wonder – Steveland Hardaway Judkins (originally); later known as Steveland Hardaway Morris 9760
108 Alice Cooper – Vincent Damon Furnier (legally changed his name to Alice Cooper after quitting the original band 'Alice Cooper' so he could use the name) 9742
109 Roger Waters – George Waters 9726
110 Percy Pringle – William Alvin Moody 9638
111 Sigourney Weaver – Susan Weaver 9343
112 JoJo – Joanna Noëlle Levesque 9173
113 Meryl Streep – Mary Louise Streep 9149
114 Queen Latifah – Dana Elaine Owens 9120
115 Chevy Chase – Cornelius Crane Chase 9109
116 Stan Lee – Stanley Martin Lieber 9099
117 Joan Jett – Joan Marie Larkin 9036
118 Nikki Sixx – Frank Carlton Serafino Ferrana 9025
119 Susan Sarandon – Susan Abigail Tomalin 9022
120 Christina Milian – Christine Flores 8992
121 Ritchie Valens – Ricardo Stephen Valenzuela 8875
122 Michael Caine – Maurice Joseph Micklewhite 8845
123 Bono – Paul David Hewson 8834
124 Dido – Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong 8750
125 Eazy-E – Eric Lynn Wright 8701
126 T-Pain – Faheem Najm 8605
127 Fabolous - John David Jackson 8387
128 Steve-O – Stephen Gilchrist Glover 8358
129 Tila Tequila – Tila Nguyen 8347
130 Axl Rose – William Bruce Rose, Jr. 8310
131 Cactus Jack – Michael Francis Foley 8294
132 Courtney Love – Courtney Michelle Harrison (name later legally changed to Courtney Michelle Love) 8283
133 Busta Rhymes – Trevor Tahiem Smith Jr. 8246
134 Norah Jones – Geethali Norah Jones Shankar 8245
135 Skeet Ulrich – Bryan Ray Trout 8244
136 Rey Mysterio (Jr.) – Óscar Gutiérrez Rubio 8180
137 Mr. T – Lawrence Tureaud, later Lawrence Tero 8180
138 Marvin Gaye – Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. 8047
139 LL Cool J – James Todd Smith 8014
140 Sting (musician) – Gordon Matthew Sumner 7837
141 Jodie Foster – Alicia Christian Foster 7808
142 Charo – María Rosario Pilar Martínez Molina Baeza 7803
143 Kelly Rowland – Kelendria Trene Rowland 7779
144 The Reverend Tholomew Plague (a.k.a. The Rev) – James Owen Sullivan 7746
145 Minnie Driver – Amelia Driver 7617
146 Timbaland – Timothy Mosley 7609
147 Meat Loaf – Marvin Lee Aday 7608
148 Sean Kingston – Kisean Jamal Anderson 7557
149 Dita Von Teese – Heather Sweet 7556
150 Kid Rock – Robert Ritchie 7553
151 "Weird Al" Yankovic – Alfred Matthew Yankovic 7496
152 CM Punk – Phillip Jack Brooks 7462
153 Mos Def – Dante Terrell Smith 7430
154 Ja Rule – Jeffrey Atkins 7421
155 Dustin Rhodes – Dustin Patrick Runnels 7398
156 Portia de Rossi – Amanda Lee Rogers 7395
157 Antonio Banderas – José Antonio Domínguez Banderas 7363
158 Sara Gilbert – Sara Rebecca Abeles 7344
159 Ray Charles – Ray Charles Robinson 7324
160 Cary Grant – Archibald Alexander Leach 7299
161 Elizabeth Banks – Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell 7290
162 Simon Pegg – Simon John Beckingham 7285
163 Christopher Walken – Ronald Walken 7274
164 Steven Tyler – Stephen Victor Tallarico 7251
165 Beck – Bek David Campbell 7228
166 Iggy Pop – James Newell Osterberg, Jr. 7204
167 Charles Bronson – Charles Dennis Buchinskas 7170
168 Harry Houdini – Erik Ivan Weisz 7165
169 Syd Barrett – Roger Keith Barrett 7159
170 Dean Martin – Dino Paul Crocetti 7128
171 Anna Nicole Smith – Vickie Lynn Hogan 7119
172 Shania Twain – Eilleen Regina Edwards, later Eilleen Regina Twain 7107
173 Posh Spice – Victoria Caroline Adams 7005
174 Shane West – Shannon Bruce Snaith 6999
175 (The) Big Show – Paul Randall Wight, Jr. 6896
176 Ronnie James Dio – Ronald James Padavona 6887
177 Tina Turner – Annie Mae Bullock 6806
178 Kevin Spacey – Kevin Spacey Fowler 6800
179 John Ritter – Jonathan Southworth Ritter 6791
180 Jayne Mansfield – Vera Jane Palmer 6693
181 Meg Ryan – Margaret Mary Emily Hyra <!-- confirmation name ("Anne") obviously not part of birth name --> 6653
182 Raquel Welch – Jo Raquel Tejada 6644
183 Ernest Borgnine – Ermes Effron Borgnino 6630
184 Sid Vicious (musician) – John Simon Ritchie 6581
185 Method Man – Clifford Smith 6555
186 Jon Bon Jovi – John Francis Bongiovi, Jr. 6553
187 Bernie Mac – Bernard Jeffrey McCollough 6540
188 Buckethead – Brian Carroll 6537
189 John Legend – John Stephens 6515
190 Peter Lawford – Peter Sydney Vaughn Aylen (or Peter Sydney Ernest Aylen, varying sources) 6513
191 Bette Davis – Ruth Elizabeth Davis 6464
192 Janet Leigh – Jeanette Helen Morrison 6430
193 Janine – Janine Lindemulder 6424
194 Carmen Electra – Tara Leigh Patrick 6375
195 Jenna Fischer – Regina Marie Fischer 6372
196 Steve Adams – early stage name for Stephen Demetre Georgiou (Cat Stevens) 6353
197 Dimebag Darrell – Darrell Lance Abbott 6351
198 Jack White – John Gillis 6341
199 George Michael – Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou 6332
200 Sheamus (O'Shaunessy) – Stephen Farrelly 6324
201 Julianne Moore – Julie Anne Smith 6247
202 Mickey Rooney – Joseph Yule, Jr. 6158
203 Maynard James Keenan – James Herbert Keenan 6156
204 Grace Jones – Grace Mendoza 6142
205 Vivien Leigh – Vivian Mary Hartley 6097

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