Surprising Middle Names of 9 Celebrities – Here Are True Names of Meghan Markle, Kit Harington, Brad Pitt and Others

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Many celebrities, such as Brad Pitt or Reese Witherspoon, are actually known for their middle names while other celebrities legally change their names later in life.

Nexter.org reveals the true middle names of famous celebs you never heard about. 

Brad Pitt 

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The name “Brad” is a shortened version of his middle name “Bradley.” Pitt’s full name is William Bradley Pitt.

Kendall Jenner

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Top model Kendall Jenner’s middle name honors her mother Kris Jenner’s late best friend, Nicole Brown Simpson.

Nicole Brown Simpson was a former model who was married to football player OJ Simpson, though the pair later divorced. Nicole was the victim of a highly publicized murder. OJ Simpson was put on trial for her murder and found not guilty. He was also found not guilty for the murder of Nicole’s friend Ron Goldman.

Kit Harington

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According to an interview with Glamour magazine, Kit Harington didn’t know his first name was Christopher until he was 11 years old. Reportedly “Kit” is a traditional nickname of “Christopher.” Kit’s middle name is Catesby. He shares the middle name with his brother Jake and it’s his mother’s maiden name.

Adele

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Born with two middle names, the record-breaking Grammy award-winning artist Adele’s given name is Adele Laurie Blue Adkins.

Óscar Isaac

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Born Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada, the “Star Wars” star uses his real middle name as his Hollywood moniker. And, no, the Guatemalan-born actor doesn’t have two middle names. Hernández is his father’s last name while Estrada is his mother’s.

Reese Witherspoon

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Like her ex-husband Ryan Phillippe, whose full name is actually Matthew Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon’s given name is Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon. The actress actually uses her two last names as her stage name. Reese is her mother’s maiden name.

Meghan Markle

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It turns out Meghan Markle’s first name isn’t Meghan at all, it’s Rachel. Meghan is actually the Duchess’s middle name. Rachel is also the name of her character on “Suits.”

Blake Lively

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Blake Lively was born Blake Ellender Brown. Lively chose to take her mother’s maiden name before entering Hollywood stardom.

Mindy Kaling

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You might know the famed Mindy Kaling from her show “The Mindy Project” or comedy work on “The Office,” but you probably didn’t know the actress’s given name isn’t Mindy at all. Her full name is Vera Mindy Chokalingam— Mindy being her middle name, not her first.


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The Unknown Middle Names of Celebrities - Here Are True Names of Meghan Markle, Kit Harington, Brad Pitt and Others
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