Sometimes moms aren’t the best when it comes to picking names to match their superstar children’s personalities. Luckily, these celebs were a little more creative just before they hit it big…
1. Elmer doesn’t have the same ring as Chayanne.
Mom named him Elmer, but she also inspired him to change his stage name to his nickname. A nickname that she heard on a 70’s telenovela titled “Chayenne.” Without this name swap, would millions of women have fallen in love with this boricua hunk in tight pants, singing “Provócame?”