Question: Prince's Full Name
What's Prince's real name? And how did he become known as Prince?
Answer: Prince's full name is Prince Rogers Nelson. He was born on June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is named after jazz artist Prince Rogers. His father, John Nelson, was a member of the Prince Rogers Trio. In the late 1970s, when Prince became a recording artist, he settled on using just 'Prince' as his stage name.