Bruce Jenner & 12 More Reality Stars Surprisingly Don't Go By Their Birth Names

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It’s pretty easy to take the simple things in life for granted, like Bruce Jenner’s real name being Bruce. It turns out, he’s been lying to us all these years, and his real name is William. (For the record, Bruce is his middle name!) However, he’s hardly the first reality star to go by a different first name than the one listed on his birth certificate. Plenty of reality stars go by their middle names, shortened versions of their names, or just plain different names altogether.

Along with Bruce, here are 12 other reality stars who don’t go by their birth names. Consider this a public high school style roll call for reality TV, where you get to find out everyone’s embarrassing, parent-given moniker before they request to be addressed by their more socially acceptable title.

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