I’M A Movie star has seen loads of modifications this 12 months after being hauled over from Australia to a crumbling Welsh citadel.
However change is nothing new for the category of 2020 – with a lot of them having ‘rebranded’ themselves and even provide you with new names over time.
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Right here, we reveal what the celebs have been known as after they have been born – from what AJ stands for to how Shane Richie was briefly Shane Skywalker.
Plus, why Ruthie Henshall’s actual title of ‘Valentine’ would certainly have landed her a spot on his 90s hit Love Me Do.
As a scorching younger dancer, AJ wanted a scorching younger title – and we will solely assume ‘Alex Joseph’ wasn’t going to chop it.
That is what the 26-year-old groover was known as earlier than he adopted the way more showbizzy ‘AJ’.
By the point he auditioned on Britain’s Received Expertise in 2013 aged simply 18 – his first however removed from final encounter with Ant and Dec – he’d ditched plain outdated ‘Alex’.
A stint as a Strictly professional quickly adopted for the lad, who even has an tattoo of his well-known initials on his arm. Now that actually is branding.
Showbiz Shane has been within the leisure biz longer than most individuals can keep in mind.
However he was known as Shane Roche when he was born – earlier than embarking on a wide range of more and more weird stage names, together with at one time Shane Skywalker.
The 56-year-old defined that he was welcomed onto the stage when he was performing as a Neil Diamond tribute act by a bloke who mispronounced ‘Roche’.
Shane mentioned: “I used to be rebelling in opposition to my dad as nicely so I caught with Richie – it confused the hell out of the taxman as nicely!”
I am A Celeb’s premier musical star (sorry Shane) is perhaps generally known as Ruthie – however she was born ‘Valentine’.
The 53-year-old made her West Finish debut in Cats again in 1986 utilizing her stage title – and even went on to star in Valentine’s Day.
Nevertheless, the ‘Ruth’ did not simply come out of nowhere – it is her center title.
What Prince Edward – who she breathlessly informed the campmates she had sex with– appreciated to name her has not been recorded.
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Coronation Street star Bev has been known by many names – not least of them ‘Liz McDonald’.
She started life as Beverley Moxon, becoming Atkinson in her first marriage, Sowden in her second and Callard in her third.
But the story didn’t end there, with 63-year-old Bev occurring to marry fourth husband Jon McEwan in 2010.
Nevertheless, this time Bev – maybe bored of making use of for brand spanking new passports – did not change it in public and the Callard title caught.