It’s common practice in the Ghanaian entertainment industry for stars to ditch the names on their birth certificates for a fresh new moniker. Read on to learn what Stonebwoy, Sarkodie and more were originally called.
If some stars’ names sound too good to be true, that’s because, most likely, they are.
Believe it or not, a lot of celebs change their names when they enter the entertainment industry. Whether it’s because fans have a crazy hard time pronouncing them, or there’s a childhood nickname that just stuck over the years, plenty of famous faces switch up their monikers.
Keep scrolling to see the 30 stars who have made a living under a new moniker!
Sarkodie, originally known as Michael Owusu Addo (born July 10, 1988).
Stonetbwoy, originally Livingstone Etse Satekla (Born March 5, 1988).
Sister Derby, originally Deborah Owusu-Bonsu (born 25 August 1984).
Samini, originally know as Emmanuel Andrews Sammini (Born December 22, 1981).
Rocky Dawuni, originally know with the same name (Born January 22, 1969).
Queen eShun, originally known as Ethel Esi Eshun (Born June, 7, 1994).
Kwaw Kese, originally know as Emmanuel Kofi Botwe (Date of Birth Unknown)
Sista Afia, originally known as Francisca Gawugah (Born November 8, 1993).
R2bees, ‘Omar Sterling’ (Paedae), originally known as Faisal Hakeem(Date of Birth unkown) , ‘Mugeez’ , originally known as Rashid Mugeez (Born January 22, 1990).