Here are 20 celebrities so big they don’t need a surname! (Photos: WENN)
He already took advantage of it by naming his daughter North, so what other use we could possibly have for Kanye’s last name anymore? (Photo: WENN)
We know Zendaya has a surname. But I didn’t need to say it… did I? (Photo: WENN)
Being one of the most prolific stars in the world, it’s easy to forget that like the rest of us, Adele has a surname. (Photo: WENN)
Queen Be, Bey, Bae-yoncé. We don’t need the Knowles to know who we’re talking about. (Photo: WENN)
The U2 frontman we all know as Bono wasn’t actually born with just one name. But we don’t really care to know what’s in his birth certificate. (Photo: WENN)
After all these years in showbiz, Rihanna’s fans just recently found out “Fenty” is actually her surname because, well, she’s never needed it! (Photo: WENN)
He dropped the Aubrey and the Graham to just go by “Drake”. Good call, Drake. Good call. (Photo: WENN)
You can call him whatever you want Marshall Mathers, Slim Shady… To us, he’ll forever be the one and only Eminem. (Photo: WENN)
We bet you can name 15 of Prince’s best songs before you can tell us his last name! (Photo: WENN)
When you hear Cyrus you think of Billy, Trish or Noah. But when someone says Miley, there’s only one person that comes to mind! (Photo: WENN)
There may have been many before John, and we know for sure there were thousands born after him. But there will never be anyone like the amazing Lennon. (Photo: WENN)
We know it’s Britney, bitch. You don’t have to tell us your last name. (Photo: WENN)
Pink didn’t need a surname to quietly become pop royalty. That’s how good she is! (Photo: WENN)
Does Madonna even have a surname? I guess that’s pointless when you’re the Queen of Pop. (Photo: WENN)
Cher has been known without a last name ever since she built an *iconic* name for herself in the entertainment industry. (Photo: WENN)
Yes, his surname is Malik. But who needs to hear that when you freaking name is Zayn?! (Photo: WENN)
Lorde’s name is not Lorde. But Ella Maria Lani Yelich-O’Connor wasn’t catchy enough. (Photo: WENN)
Selena Gomez can’t drop her last name because the mononym Selena was already taken by Tex-Mex queen! (Photo: WENN)
Ringo S… yeah. We don’t need to finish that. (Photo: WENN)
If you had to google their full name, they are a member of Hollywood on-name club!
Being one of the most prolific stars in the world, it’s easy to forget that, just like the rest of us, every celebrity has a last name. But we think some of them won’t ever need to worry about being confused with another Adele or another Bono, because they truly are one of a kind.
Yeah, we know they have a last name. But we don’t need to say Knowles or West so you know who we’re talking about—right?
Whether it is because they adopted a mononym or because all you need is their first name to know who we’re talking about, here are 20 celebrities so big they don’t need a surname!