Singer Billie Eilish’s last name isn’t Eilish, it is O’Connell. The singer adopted her middle name, Eilish, as her stage name. Her middle name, Pirate, was given to her after her brother Finneas called her Pirate while she was still in her mother’s womb.
Yes, you read that right. Home Alone star Macaulay Culkin is officially called Macaulay Macaulay Culkin Culkin. The actor legally changed his after fans voted in a public poll, beating “Shark Week” and “Kieran”.
British singer Elton John was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight, but he felt the name didn’t have any star quality. He later changed it to Elton John to pay homage to two members of the blues band Bluesology: saxophonist Elton Dean and vocalist Long John Baldry.
American actress Kate Hudson has an unconventional middle name, Garry. However, there is a reason for this. Her mother, Goldie Hawn, gave her this middle name as her late uncle, Garry, passed away just before Kate was born.