9. Iggy’s real name is Amethyst Amelia Kelly. “I really like my name, Amethyst Kelly, and people say it’s such a great name, but because it’s such a great name, that’s why I’ve changed it,” she said in a recent interview. “It’s one thing that no one can take from me, that is special, that my mum gave to me when I was born.” She came up with her stage name by combining the name of her childhood dog, Iggy Pop, with the name of the street, Azalea Street, where she grew up in Australia. Her parents still live there.
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