See Portia de Rossi, Whoopi Goldberg and 10 More Stars With Stage Names — and Find Out Their Real Monikers!

Some celebrities were given names perfect for showbiz — and some just weren't as lucky!

Click through the gallery to reveal 12 stars' — including Portia de Rossi, Whoopi Goldberg, Elton John and more! — real monikers and find out the meanings behind their interesting stage names!