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Beauties before they were famous

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Most celebrities seem like they were born to be famous, so it’s hard to imagine them before they embarked on the road to stardom. But as these pictures show, some have undergone a major transformation along the way.

Picture credits: Huda Beauty, Getty Images, More Things, InStyle, Daily Linked, Before They Were Famous, Gigwise, Funny Emails, Celebrities Them & Now, Popcrush, Celebrities as kids, Blame it on the Voices, Ahlanlive, Rex Features.

  • Charlize Theron

    Actress Charlize Theron’s yearbook photo and attending the 2012 Golden Globe Awards.

  • Jodie Foster

    Actress Jodie Foster as a child and arriving at the Motion Picture & Television Fund's 'Reel Stories, Real Lives' event in 2011.

  • Kate Winslet

    Actress Kate Winslet photographed as a child and attending the premiere of ‘Titanic 3D' film premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in 2012.

  • Elle Macpherson

    Model and actress Elle Macpherson photographed as a young girl and attending the 'Elle MacPherson Intimates' 10th Anniversary at Selfridges in 2011.

  • Renee Zellwegger

    Actress Renee Zellweger’s yearbook photo and attending the 60th International Berlin Film Festival in 2010.

  • Leonardo di Caprio

    Actor Leonardo DiCaprio as a child and attending the 69th Annual Golden Globes 2012.

  • Brad Pitt

    Actor Brad Pitt’s yearbook photo and attending the 'Burn After Reading' film premiere during the 65th Venice Film Festival in 2008.

  • George Clooney

    Actor George Clooney’s yearbook photo and arriving at the premiere of 'The Descendants' in 2011.

  • Matt Damon

    Actor Matt Damon’s yearbook photo and attending the 'Hereafter' film photocall in 2010.

  • Antonio Banderas

    Actor Antonio Banderas as a baby and attending the Australian premiere of ‘Puss in Boots’ in 2011.

  • Matthew McConaughey

    Actor Matthew McConaughey’s yearbook photo and attending the 'Lincoln Lawyer' film photocall in 2011.

  • Lady Gaga

    Singer, songwriter Lady Gaga photographed as a child and performing at New Year's Eve in Times Square in 2011.

  • Madonna

    Singer Madonna’s yearbook photo and attending the after party for the Cinema Society & Piaget screening of 'W.E.' in 2011.

  • Jennifer Lopez

    Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez pictured as a child and attending the premiere of 'The Back-up Plan' in 2010.

  • Britney Spears

    Singer Britney Spears photographed as a child and arriving at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2011.

  • Avril Lavigne

    Singer Avril Lavigne’s yearbook photo and arriving at the Teen Choice Awards in 2011.

  • Jennifer Aniston

    Actress Jennifer Aniston pictured before her prom and attending the premiere of ‘Rumor Has It’ in 2005.

  • Julia Roberts

    Actress Julia Roberts’ yearbook photo and attending the Cinema For Peace event in 2012.

  • Halle Berry

    Actress Halle Berry’s yearbook photo and attending the FiFi Awards in 2011.

  • Eva Longoria

    Actress Eva Longoria’s yearbook photo and attending the Noble Gift Gala at The Dorchester in 2011.

  • Katie Holmes

    Actress Katie Holmes photographed as a teenager and attending the Fragrance Foundation’s Fifi Awards in 2005.

  • Demi Moore

    Actress Demi Moore’s yearbook photo and attending the Glamour 'Reel Moments' event in 2008.

  • Kate Beckinsale

    Actress Kate Beckinsale photographed as a child and attending the 'Total Recall' film photocall in 2012.

  • Victoria Beckham

    Fashion designer Victoria Beckham pictured as a child and attending the WWD Apparel & Retail CEO Summit in 2011.

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