How to Identify These 22 Celebrities from Their Throwback Photos


Celebrities look like gods on TV. We forget they’re regular people who had normal lives before they became famous. But guess what? They were once adorable kids who had no clue they’d become superstars. We gathered their childhood photos. Try recognizing them! Some might be harder than you expect…

This Girl Next Door Turned Out To Be…

This lovely girl was born in Los Angeles but moved to New York when she was very young. She got noticed for her acting skills at 11 years old. When she was 19, she had a small part in a sci-fi movie called Mac and Me, which marked her debut in the movies.

After moving back to Los Angeles, she landed roles in two TV shows, but unfortunately, both got canceled. However, this didn’t discourage her.

Jennifer Aniston

Aniston bounced back by snagging a part in the hit TV show Friends in 1994. Playing Rachel Green for a decade until 2004, she cemented her reputation as an incredible and respected actress.

Since then, she’s starred in numerous movies and earned multiple awards for her performances. She’s also a co-founder of a production company called Echo Films.

This Down To Earth Young Man Is…

This superstar was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to a dad who was half Puerto Rican and half Ashkenazi Jewish, into a family where music ran deep. His mom was a singer from the Philippines. With this mix of cultures, it’s no wonder he became an amazing dancer with his own unique and funky music style.

This superstar was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to a dad who was half Puerto Rican and half Ashkenazi Jewish, into a family where music ran deep. His mom was a singer from the Philippines. With this mix of cultures, it’s no wonder he became an amazing dancer with his own unique and funky music style.

Bruno Mars

As Peter Gene Hernandez, Bruno Mars headed to Los Angeles after high school to chase his music dreams. A lucky break came when his sister played one of his demos for the head of A&R at Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment, landing him a record deal. Today, Mars stands as one of the most accomplished musicians of his time, hailed as one of the highest-selling artists in music history.

He’s scooped up a plethora of awards, including Grammy Awards for Best Artist and Best Album. Bruno Mars credits his musical triumphs to the inspiration from his family and his upbringing in Hawaii.

Anne Hathaway

Hathaway began acting in 1999 on a show called Get Real. She became really famous in 2001 when she starred in The Princess Diaries with Julie Andrews. After that, she acted in lots of movies and became a successful actress.

She got to play a role her mom once did in Les Miserables. Her amazing acting won her lots of awards like an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and an Emmy Award. Right now, she’s one of the actresses who get paid the most in the whole world.

This Fashionable Angel Is…

This girl from California was into artists like Bob Dylan when she was young, which inspired her to chase a music career. When she was 17, she joined a band that ended up becoming really popular later on.

Their first album came out in 1992, but it didn’t get a lot of attention. They didn’t give up, though. They kept making music, and by their third album in 1995, they became super famous worldwide.

Gwen Stefani

Besides her successful music career, Stefani also created a clothing brand called L.A.M.B in 2003. She also launched another line called Harajuku Lovers in 2005, which was inspired by Japanese culture and fashion.

After No Doubt did well, she went solo and dropped her first solo album in 2004. Her music and fashion sense won her loads of awards. She even showed up as a judge on The Voice.

This Wise Lady Santa Became…

This lovely girl didn’t let her tough start hold her back. She grew up poor in Mississippi, moving between her grandma, mom, and dad. But she rocked at school and even became the president in high school.

At 17, she won the Miss Black Tennessee beauty pageant. After high school, she headed to Tennessee State University to study Speech Communications and Performing Arts.

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey is a well-known name in American households because of her show, “The Oprah Show.” She didn’t just overcome poverty; she did it remarkably well. She’s considered the wealthiest African-American of the 20th century.

Her grandma fueled her love for speaking and writing when she was young. While still in college, she co-anchored at CBS television. In 1985, she launched “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” It gained tons of awards and boosted her fame. Oprah’s also been in lots of movies, starting with “The Color Purple” in 1985.

This Beautiful Cutie Turned Out To Be…

This beautiful princess joined the Playbox Theatre Company at three, but she kicked off her acting career when she was 14.

She grew up with other young stars and went to school with them too.

Sophie Turner

If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, you know Sansa Stark, the Queen of the North. Turner landed this role at just 14 years old, marking her first major acting gig.

She portrayed the character until the series wrapped up in 2019 after eight seasons. Her debut movie was “Another Me” in 2013. She’s also been in the X-Men series and recently married Joe Jonas.

This Fresh Prince Of SomeWhere Is…

This aspiring rapper from Philadelphia had a clear goal early on, and it wasn’t to become an engineer. Even though he got a scholarship to MIT after high school, he chose to chase a music career instead.

He began as an MC in a hip-hop trio with his pals, dropping their first single when he was 17. In 1990, he stepped into acting through a well-known NBC series.

This Handsome Hearthrob Turned Out To Be…

This actor-to-be began his journey by shining in local ads and commercials after wowing everyone at a dance recital at age 10. Born in 1973 into a big Catholic family, he was three when he started dancing and also got into karate and wrestling.

He stepped into acting in 1984, but it was in 1989 that he landed his career-changing role in a beloved TV series.

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse wasn’t just a singer but a fantastic songwriter too, co-writing every song on her debut album, “Frank.” Her upbringing heavily influenced by jazz shines through in her singles. Then in 2006, she dropped her second album, “Back to Black,” which became the UK’s second best-selling album of the 21st century, selling a whopping 3.58 million copies in the country.

She earned five Grammy Awards for her incredible music, but tragically, she passed away at the youthful age of 27.

This Class Clown Grew up to Be…

As a reserved child, he found his funny bone when he joined the high school drama department. After moving from Chicago to California at 16, his sense of humor really began to shine. In fact, he was voted the class clown upon graduating in 1969.

In 1973, he secured a full scholarship to The Julliard School of Performing Arts. During his time there, he became recognized for his talent in mimicking foreign accents during performances.

This Russian Megastar Turned Out To Be…

She was born in Soviet Ukraine in 1983 when the USSR was still intact. Her family relocated to Los Angeles in 1991.

She began her acting journey by attending classes at the Beverly Hills studio and landing a role in a Barbie commercial. Her television debut happened in 1994, but it was in 1998 that she snagged the role that brought her fame as an actress.

Mila Kunis

Her amazing acting in That ’70s Show scored her two back-to-back Young Star Awards for Best Young Actress in a Comedy TV Series. Since then, she’s been in a bunch of movies and TV shows like Family Guy, Friends with Benefits, Get Over It, Ted, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Bad Moms, Black Swan, and more.

She got a Golden Globe nomination for her role in Black Swan. Her latest movie was The Spy Who Dumped Me in 2018.

This Boy With a Gentle Soul Turned Out To Be…

Times Magazine listed him among the Top 10 College dropouts in 2010. He spent his childhood in California, moving from house to house with his family. By the time he was 10, he had already lived in 10 different houses.

He initially enrolled in college to study theater but later left to become an intern at the Great Lakes Theater Festival in Cleveland. He devoted three years there, gaining experience and learning about theater production.

This Magical Child Turned Out To Be…

Do you recognize this familiar face? You might’ve seen her before. Her journey to stardom began early when she starred in a popular sitcom from the age of two to eight. After that, she popped up in lots of TV commercials and made guest appearances on several popular shows.

Recognize this familiar face? Chances are you’ve seen it. She shot to fame early, starring in a popular sitcom from ages two to eight. Since then, she’s been in numerous TV commercials and made guest appearances on many popular shows.

Erin Murphy

Erin Murphy, alongside her twin sister Diane, played the character of Tabitha Stephens in the sitcom Bewitched. As the character aged, Erin exclusively took on the role. Apart from acting, she ventured into television hosting and reporting, making appearances on multiple game shows, and even served as a celebrity judge.

While she’s taken a break from television, she’s now involved in the fashion and beauty lifestyle scene. She works as a spokeswoman and motivational speaker, inspiring others with her words.

She Makes Us Laugh Our Senses Out And She is…

Born in Florida but raised in Los Angeles, this future comedian was immersed in a musical environment from the start. Both her parents and her godmother were musicians. During her university years, she explored music and became part of various music groups.

However, she discovered her knack for comedy and wholeheartedly pursued it, paving the way for a successful career in the field.

Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph isn’t just a standout comedian but also a talented actress. Her film credits include roles in movies like Bridesmaids, Grown Ups, Wine Country, and Sisters. She’s also made memorable appearances on several TV shows, most notably Saturday Night Live, where she became a beloved member after joining in 2000.

Her popularity soared thanks to her memorable sketches, particularly her spot-on impressions of Donatella Versace, characters like “Megan,” “Wake-up Wakefield,” and “Gemini’s Twin.” These sketches really stood out and contributed to her acclaim on the show.

Elijah Wood

In 1999, Elijah Wood got famous for playing Frodo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings movies. This role made him a star loved by many fans worldwide. After that, he acted in lots of movies and TV shows, even returning as Frodo in the first Hobbit movie in 2011. He also starred as Todd Brotzman in the BBC America series Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency.

He’s also the owner of Simian Records, a record label. In 2010, he co-founded SpectreVision, previously known as Woodshed.

Julie Andrews

In 1964, Julie Andrews landed her breakthrough role in the movie Mary Poppins, earning her an Academy Award. The following year, in 1965, she starred in The Sound of Music, one of the highest-grossing movies ever, playing a musical part she’d previously performed.

In 1964, Julie Andrews found success with her breakthrough role in Mary Poppins, winning an Academy Award. The next year, in 1965, she starred in The Sound of Music, one of the highest-grossing movies of all time, portraying a musical character she had previously performed.

This Iconic Young Girl Turned Out To Be…

This incredible girl grew up in California, deeply engrossed in books as an avid reader. Her early years were all about writing poems and diving into classic literature. At 16, she began performing on Broadway but had to leave later because it impacted her schooling. Instead, she opted for a drama school in London.

In 1975, she made her debut in her first movie, and just two years later, she landed the role that became her big break.

This Handsome English Talent Turned Out To Be…

This charming little boy, born with an incredible voice, grew up in England. From a young age, he dived into music as a hobby, singing covers of Elvis Presley songs and even forming a band while still in school.

His talent shone through when he entered a well-known music competition. While he didn’t win, he left a lasting impression on both the audience and the judges, showcasing all the qualities needed to become a superstar. It wasn’t long before he rose to fame.

This Reality TV Goddess Turned Out To Be…

Born in Los Angeles, California, this young diva was surrounded by the glitz and glamour of the entertainment world. Thanks to her family and friends, she had access to popular celebrities who were usually seen on TV. She didn’t just know them; she also spent considerable time around these stars.

Her rise to fame came through her family’s reality TV show, which still stands as one of the most significant and transformative in reality television history. At the age of 26, she ventured into the fashion world, opening a clothing store alongside her two sisters.

Kim Kardashian

Here’s a familiar tale of how a reality star launched into fame, so if you guessed Kim Kardashian, spot on! The Kardashian clan, led by Kim, gained massive popularity through their reality show, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, kicking off in 2007. Even today, the series holds a strong viewership, catapulting Kim, Khloe, Kourtney Kardashian, and their half-sisters into widespread fame.

Besides her TV show, Kim has introduced numerous clothing lines and fragrance collections. Additionally, she’s landed endorsement deals with major global brands. Kim is presently wed to Kanye West, a record producer and musician, and together they have four children.

Mindy Kaling

Back in 2004, Mindy Kaling stepped into The Office and stuck around till the end of its epic ninth season. Rising up the ranks, she became an executive producer starting from the seventh season, even making a special appearance in the series finale. But Mindy’s talents go beyond The Office; she’s graced several other movies and TV shows. Most notably, she created, wrote, produced, and starred in The Mindy Project.

She’s an accomplished author with two memoirs that became New York Times bestsellers, detailing her life story.

A New York Native Screen Diva

This young girl landed her debut television role at 17. Hailing from The Bronx, her passion for acting sparked early, participating in youth theater groups and taking dance classes. She credits her dance teacher and even Jennifer Lopez, who filled in as a substitute teacher, for influencing her journey.

Following her debut, she’s starred alongside notable actors like Brad Pitt and Chris Rock in various movies and series. However, she’s predominantly recognized for her role in a popular ABC drama series that aired from 2012 to 2018.

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