What is Prince’s Real Name?

We assumed that you probably have been wonderin’ this since day one.


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1.1 What is Prince’s real name and date of birth?

Prince Rogers Nelson was born on June 7, 1958.

1.2 How tall is Prince?

It is believed that he is 5’2″ (157cm) tall, but it’s kind of hard to know for sure since he’s always wearing those heels!

1.3 What‘s with the name changes?

On June 7th, 1993 (his 35th birthday), Prince announced that he would change his name to an unpronounceable symbol. The glyph incorporates the male and female signs along with the alchemy symbol for soapstone.

The usual ASCII representation of the symbol is:

O ( +>

That’s a capital "o," open parenthesis, plus sign, and greater-than sign.

However, on May 16th, 2000 Prince announced that he would resume using his former name, because his final contract with Time Warner (i.e., his publishing contract with Warner-Chappel) had expired. It seems that he will continue to use the symbol as a logo, however.


This dude is so anti-internet that you can’t even find a video of him on YouTube… jeez

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So uh… now you know


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Posted: January 8th, 2008
at 10:00am by Black Ock

Categories: what is?

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  1. that ninjas shorts as all hell and you Oct go to my page son the link to the video should still be there of prince michael jackson and james brown performing its fire son!!!!

    X Da Pimp

    11 Jan 08 at 2:43 pm


  2. Roger Nelson

    micheal latimore

    11 Jan 08 at 4:32 pm



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