Who is Angela Kardashian? Blac Chyna plans name change after marriage to Rob

Blac Chyna Shows Off Her Engagement Ring As She Goes To The Ace Of Diamonds Strip Club With Rob Kardashian in West Hollywood Pictured: Rob Kardashian And Blac Chyna Ref: SPL1257783 050416 Picture by: Photographer Group / Splash News Splash News and Pictures Los Angeles: 310-821-2666 New York: 212-619-2666 London: 870-934-2666 photodesk@splashnews.com

The Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian engagement has already resulted in some big changes for the high-profile couple, but perhaps none are bigger than what Blac intends to do once she and Rob have exchanged vows. Longtime fans might soon be asking each other “Who is Angela Kardashian?”, since it looks like the name “Blac Chyna” will be gone for good: Blac plans to take the world-famous Kardashian name as her own, and to revert to her given name as well!

Us Weekly was the first to report the news, citing “the makeup artist’s rep” as their source. According to that article, “Chyna” is getting thrown out in favor of “Kardashian,” and “Blac” will instead become “Angela,” which was the 27-year-old’s name at birth. (Her full name at birth was Angela Renee White.) As for the forthcoming wedding itself, Blac is happy about that, too: “She was very excited,” her rep said, “and loves the ring. She’s happy with [Rob] and very happy.”

Blac Chyna Shows Off Her Engagement Ring As She Goes To The Ace Of Diamonds Strip Club With Rob Kardashian in West Hollywood Pictured: Rob Kardashian And Blac Chyna Ref: SPL1257783 050416 Picture by: Photographer Group / Splash News Splash News and Pictures Los Angeles: 310-821-2666 New York: 212-619-2666 London: 870-934-2666 photodesk@splashnews.com

Why is Blac Chyna becoming Angela White? After all, hers is a unique and immediately recognizable name, one that’s garnered nearly six million Instagram followers and over half a million followers on Twitter. The answer might be all about the money: a provocative piece at Bustle points out that, while Blac Chyna’s name is fairly well-known, the Kardashian brand is much, much more lucrative:

 

Her decision here is so much more than sharing a name with her future husband. The Kardashian name is inherently tied to business….The Kardashian name isn’t just a name, it’s a brand. And people who don’t legally have the last name are still considered unofficial Kardashians. I mean, hello: Kris, Caitlyn, Kendall, and Kylie have been stars of a show that has effectively ignored the fact that their name is Jenner for the past nine years….If she and Rob do end up walking down the aisle, her claim of the Kardashian name isn’t just following a tradition; what it does, essentially, is make a statement. For better or worse, Angela Kardashian will be a Kardashian, whether anyone likes it or not.

 

As for when we might expect Blac Chyna to become Angela Kardashian, a new report from Hollywood Life suggests that she and fiance Rob might be pushing for a “quickie” wedding, in part because they’re not sure whether the rest of the Kardashian family will attend. Blac has “dreams of a fairytale wedding,” and both she and Rob would prefer “a big wedding in front of the entire Kardashian / Jenner family,” according to that report. The couple is preparing for drama from all sides, though, and, in the event that the Kardashians keep up their silent front–the family has yet to make a public statement regarding the engagement–or become overly involved, it’s said that “Plan B” involves a fast and secretive elopement, possibly in Las Vegas.

 

(Photo credits Who is Angela Kardashian via Photographer Group / Splashnews.com)


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  • bambiglanville

    I’d like to see it happen, just to spite the rest of the Klan. HAHAHA

  • Charla

    Rob! Don’t do it! Reconsider!

    • Alisson Leech

      I bet she closes her eyes to make love to him.

  • Aussie cathie

    Won’t that rot the Kartrashians socks!!

  • TA

    She and Tyga have a baby together.
    If by some chance Kylie and Tyga end up married, too, Tyga will also be his own child’s Uncle.

    • Alisson Leech

      My dad is married to my aunt. My mom is married to my uncle. WTH!!!

    • Bruja

      If they don’t get married in West Virginia, I’ll be so butt-hurt.. it’d be the perfect troll icing!

      • AshleyBlack

        We don’t want no kardashian weddin’ here! They are too high class for us ravioli eating holler people.

        • Bruja

          hahaha!!

          You know I love you, but that would be hilarious!!
          C’mon, only for a few days!!

          • AshleyBlack

            I’ll call up Leah and see if she can cater the event. Although after the last few episodes it appears she is running low on her ravioli & lunchables stock, I might have to find someone else to do it

  • Alisson Leech

    I don’t believe this until I see them married!!

  • Nedly Mandingo IV

    I wonder if his family would even attend. Blac threw a big jab at Kylie with that Cheeto clip on IG.

    • Hailey

      You do realize Angela has her own lips products right? She was in the lipkit business before Kylie. There was no “jab” and Kylie. If anything she was poking fun at herself

      • Hailey

        At* Kylie

  • I always took the term ‘fame slore’ as a joke. I was wrong. 🙁

  • Loving that zip tie sweater Rob is rocking!

  • Godney

    It would be more petty if she did it “blac kardashian” lol

  • two_ghosts

    Rob does not look healthy. It’s one thing to be a heavy guy (and he clearly is) but he looks sickly and pale on top of it.