45 Surprising Pictures of Celebrities when They Were Kids ...

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45 Surprising Pictures of Celebrities when They Were Kids ...
45 Surprising Pictures of Celebrities when They Were Kids ...

Have you ever wondered what 7 Reasons Celebrities Aren't the Same ... @Lyndsie looked like long before they became the stars that they are today? Were they cute? angelic? perhaps a little dorky with huge glasses? Well wonder no more! Here's presenting 44 absolutely delightful pictures of celebrities from their childhood. Enjoy! :)

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1

Avril Lavigne

Oh my my! A wee bit nerdy but cute nonetheless. Who knew she would turn out to be a rockstar of sorts someday...

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2

Axl Rose

Agreed the picture isn't quite clear but from what I can see he was quite a good looking kid...shiny hair et all.

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Axl Rose

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Barbara Streisand

Not a fan of Barbara but I gotta say, she looks quite lovely don't you think?

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Absolutely, she's got that timeless elegance, huh? From her early days belting out tunes on dingy club stages, Barbara Streisand has always radiated that star quality. It's fascinating to see the transformation from the girl next door with big dreams to the icon that we know today. This throwback snap captures her innocence, yet you can spot that spark in her eyes – the same one that led her to become one of Hollywood's most enduring legends. Her style evolution is also noteworthy, as it mirrors her journey from Brooklyn to superstardom. She's a real testament to growing gracefully in the limelight.

4

Ben Stiller

All I have to say is that I love the big poofy hair! Go 70's!!!

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Brad Pitt

Sigh! So he was always pretty. He must have been one of those guys in high school that all the girls loved and all the guys loathed.

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Cameron Diaz

Cameron was such a pretty little girl. I adore the feathered hair-do!

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Cameron has always had that sparkling charisma even at a young age. Seeing her transform from a cute kid with feathered hair to a Hollywood icon is simply heartwarming. It's no wonder she became such a beloved actress with her undeniable charm and effervescent personality. From her breakout role in The Mask to her memorable performance in There's Something About Mary, Cameron has left an indelible mark in the entertainment industry. And while she's taken a step back from acting in recent years, her youthful spirit captured in these photos continues to resonate with fans around the world.

7

Charlize Theron

Omg! I can't get over those glasses. They're actually pretty darn adorable especially over those gorgeous green eyes.

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8

Cher

Cher looks like quite a charming young woman don't you think? Love the smile!

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The transformation of Cher from a charming young girl to a global superstar is nothing short of magical. Her smile, as enchanting in youth as it is in her stardom, reveals a confidence that would help her light up the stages and screens of the world. Cher’s enduring beauty and talent have captivated audiences for decades, making her an icon in music and movies alike. Even as a kid, there was a spark in her eyes that hinted at the illustrious career ahead of her. Truly, Cher's case is a delightful glimpse into the origins of a dazzling diva.

9

Dave Mustaine

Dave is one of those people who grow older but retain the same facial features know what I mean? Same face. Crazier hair!

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Demi Moore

I'm starting to believe that the best looking people have always looked good which is NOT good news for someone like me who went through a rather long awkward ugly teen phase!

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11

Duff McKagan

Awwww an angelic face with a naughty little gleam** **in his eyes!

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Duff McKagan

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Eddie Van Halen

Eddie reminds me of one of those geeky kids who you'd never associate with hard rock** **of all things but here he is!

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Eddie Van Halen

13

Freddie Mercury

Awww! What a cute little baby he was. I have to smile when I see that smile!

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Freddie Mercury

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George Clooney

Looks like George was another one of those genetically blessed, insanely good looking kids. Look at that gorgeous set of teeth!

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Gwen Stefani

Gwen doesn't seem to have changed much including...ahem..ahem... body wise.

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Halle Berry

Wow! I would have never guessed that was Halle Berry. She looks like a different person altogether** **don't you think?

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Halle Berry

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Harrison Ford

Now that's a dapper looking lad! I wish he was smiling in the picture though. That would have been perfect.

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Harrison Ford

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Hugh Hefner

I wonder if Hugh's always been a** **"ladies man". He does look like a charming young man...

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Izzy Stradlin

Woah! What happened here?! I know...I know...sex, drugs and rock and roll!

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Izzy Stradlin

20

James Hetfield

A normal looking kid with amazing amazing talent! Phew!

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21

Jason Newsted

Haha! I love how similar the smirks are in both the pictures...

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Jason Newsted

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Jennifer Love-Hewitt

What can I say...she's still got that lovely, endearing smile!

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23

Jon Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi was definitely dashing! Are all rock stars born hot?

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Jon Bon Jovi

24

Katie Holmes

Most of us (including Tom :D) have seen her grow up and there's no denying that she's always been absolutely adorable!

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Kirk Hammet

Okay so not all rock stars are born hot. But that is one amazing transformation!

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Kirk Hammett may not have had the rockstar look right out of the womb, but today, as the lead guitarist of Metallica, his metamorphosis is undeniable. From an awkward youth to a man who embodies the spirit of heavy metal, his appearance now resonates with the edginess of his riffs. Whether it's the artful tattoos, the long dark hair, or his penchant for donning classic rock attire, Kirk has certainly sculpted himself into a figure befitting his legendary status. This glow-up is one for the books, reminding us that sometimes, the most epic transformations are those that unfold with time.

26

Lars Ulrich

I love his baby picture. He almost looks like an angel! Especially with those eyes...

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Leonardo Di Caprio

Awww look! Leonardo with his Titanic hairdo. How cute!

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Marilyn Manson

Uhh...I'd rather not say anything bad about him. I'm scared he might find me and eat me. :D

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Marilyn Manson

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Matt Damon

Gorgeous! Gorgeous! Gorgeous!** **Yes I did need to repeat that thrice...

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Matt Damon

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Milla Jovovich

Okay I don't exactly like the hair but her face is so enchanting and pretty!

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Oprah Winfrey

Winning smile. A bold face that exudes confidence! What do you know. Oprah's younger self reminds me completely of the Oprah we know today!

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Ozzy Osbourne

Sigh! He was such an adorable little kid. Major emphasis on the "was"....

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Pamela Anderson

I see no resemblance whatsoever! Blame the plastic surgery I guess...

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34

Renée Zellweger

Honestly I don't see the similarity but I've gotta say that she was incredibly pretty. So much so that I might actually prefer** **her younger self.

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She's had such a glow-up, hasn’t she? Renée possessed that classic Hollywood charm even in her early days, and it's fascinating to see her transformation as she evolved both in her career and personal style. Although opinions vary on which phase of her life she looks best in, it's undeniable that the grace she carried as a youngster was a clear indicator of the stunning woman she would become. And honestly, while time has molded her appearance, it's her undeniable talent and poise that truly make her shine, at any age.

35

Richard Gere

Wow! My heart just skipped a beat. He almost looks divine!

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Richard Gere's transformation is truly captivating, capturing the essence of a man who's aged like fine wine. From a charmingly fresh-faced kid to a silver fox, his journey throughout the years is nothing short of mesmerizing. His intense gaze and charismatic smile have only deepened with time, creating a persona that's both enigmatic and familiar. Seeing him now, it's clear to see how this talented actor has remained a heartthrob across generations. His ability to age with such grace and elegance is almost otherworldly, a testament to his enduring appeal and classic good looks.

36

Robin Williams

Wide forehead aside, Robin Williams was actually pretty cute don't you think?

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Sebastian Bach

Awww! I adore his little freckles! Yeah, I'm strange....

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Who would have thought those cute freckles belonged to the former Skid Row frontman? There's something undeniably sweet about childhood photos that show the softer side of rock stars. Sebastian Bach's throwback photo is like a peek into an innocent past that many fans might not associate with the metal genre. It's those tiny details, like freckles, that remind us all celebrities are just like us—they had awkward phases and all. But look at him now, defying that innocent image with his rockstar vibes! Freckles or not, Bach has always had that star quality.

38

Sharon Stone

I love her golden locks and her innocent doe eyes....Ofcourse Sharon's anything but innocent but that's a topic for another day :)

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She's always had that distinctive sparkle, turning heads whether on or off the silver screen. With her timeless beauty and effortlessly chic style, it's no surprise she became a '90s icon — and continues to dazzle us today. Who could forget Basic Instinct and that infamous leg-cross? Sharon's charisma transcends the years, but her childhood photo proves that star quality simply can't be taught. It's innate, just like the mischief dancing in those eyes. Oh, and that golden mane? It's the very same that had us all considering bleach at one point or another!

39

Shirley Manson

I don't mean to be rude but the years have definitely done her some good...

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Slash

Omg don't you just love his baby picture on the right? Who knew under all that hair....

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Snoop Dogg

I'm trying really hard to put aside the fact that I hate his music to say something nice but I can't seem to do it. So I leave this one upto you readers...

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Steven Tyler

Well what do you know...he was a cute kid!!!

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43

Will Smith

Will Smith may look just a wee bit geeky especially with that trace of a mustache but I still adore him!

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44

Zakk Wylde

Who would have ever thought that this innocent little boy would grow up to be so...umm..loud! :D

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Jennifer Aniston

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#22 always a beautiful woman

Brad Pitt was so darn hot godd I hate his beard it's disgusting

great post as usual! my favourite was definately Freddie Mercury! i loved the Jennifer Anniston one, she was really cute. the will smith one was interesting too (not just because he's gorgeous!), he'd barely changed. xxx

heila, Too bad!! Hope you're feeling a little bit better! Mine was a bit hectic (sound just like the story of my life, lol) but mostly it was great as I spent a whole Sunday afternoon watching a great movie and shopping! It sure relaxes me spending money! (Then Guilt come when I check what's left in my bank account :P) Get well soon love :)

Lol I bet Marilyn manor had no idea he would turn out that way

r u a gnr fan i love then i like sweet child o mine

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