50 Celebrity Real Names that you Never Knew

8 | Tara Patrick — Carmen Electra

It was in 1991 that Tara Patrick became Carmen Electra. That year, the aspiring actress met Prince, who told her that “you look like Electra,” she told The Yo Show. Though she was hesitant to use the name at first—”it sounded kinda like a superhero type of name”—Carmen Electra stuck, and the rest is Hollywood history.