Celebrity Name Changes

7 Husbands Who Took Their Wives' Last Names

What if a husband decides to take his wife's last name instead? Although it's rare, husbands have changed their names after marriage -- even some celebrity husbands. We found seven famous men who opted to change, hyphenate or "mesh" their name with their wife's name.

Jay-Z (real name: Shawn Carter) bucked tradition and hyphenated his last name with wife, Beyonce's -- he is now legally Shawn Knowles-Carter. According to the Boston Globe, a source told the Daily Star that the couple wanted to keep "Knowles" because Beyonce's parents don't have any sons. Visit http://www.huffingtonpost.com to see more husbands who decided to change their names....!!!

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