Model Elle MacPherson admits she changed her name to sound more glamorous. Eleanor Nancy Gow wasn’t going to look good on a magazine cover, a lingerie label, or the credits of her upcoming TV show. When you’re six feet tall, you can do what you want. No one is going to question you! A lot of other stars felt the same way Elle did and changed their names as they embarked on the road towards fame and fortune. Let’s turn back time and see who has faked it to make it.