For whatever reason, many famous people choose to adopt a "second self," or alter ego. Several celebrities have adopted alter egos, like musicians who develop alter egos as a way to push themselves creatively or break into a new genre, or comedians who use them as a way to go unrecognized. Most celebrities have one, or maybe two alter egos, but one as 15! Which famous people have an alter ego?
Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen has several hilarious alter egos, including Ali G, Borat, Bruno, and Admiral General Haffaz Aladee,n who have all been featured on film and on TV. He uses his funny alter egos for comedic purposes and even appeared at the Oscars as his Aladeen alter ego. Female pop stars like Beyonce and and Katy Perry often perform as their alter egos, Sasha Fierce and Kathy Beth Terry. Other singers and actors who have alternate personalities include Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Lopez.What do you think are the benefits of an alter ego? Why would a celebrity adopt several different names? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
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