Unique Photos Of Celebrities Before They Were Popular

by Emilia

People think that famous celebrities have a different life than normal one. But photos from their past proves that they were like us, with bad hair and braces etc. In this article; we are throwing light on the photos of celebrities when they were not famous.

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman had always had a passion about acting, she started to take drama and dance classes at an early age. In 1983, Kidman made her film debut in an Australian kids show. This photo of curly Kidman is of that time period.

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp made her film debut in the horror film “A Nightmare on Elm Street” in 1984. This picture was captured around that particular time. He also has a tattoo on his arm to give respect to his ancestor.

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio started his acting career as a kid on Television. Her mother is Russian, in this picture he is eating with her grandmother Yelena Smirnova.

Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres started her comedy career at a young age. In the 1980s, she started to do stand-up comedy shows all over the country. Now, she is one of the most popular TV show hosts. Ellen is hosting the Ellen DeGenres Show since 2003.

Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel is famous for his acting and unique style. He is now bald, but he had hairs in this picture captured in 1985. After continuous struggle in Hollywood, he got the big role in the film “Saving Private Ryan”.

Sean Connery

He started his career as a bodybuilder in the 50’s. Once he participated in a bodybuilding competition in 1953, that paves the path of success for Sean Connery.

Hillary Clinton

Hilary Clinton studied at Wellesley College in 1969, and delivered a commencement speech for her class. This picture is from that time period when she was still a student.

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks is now one of the most famous movie stars in the world. He was a good student in school but dropped out in college. This picture is from that time when he was pursuing his acting career in theatre.

Emma Stone

Emma Stone used to wear braces when she was a kid. Now, she is one of the most famous actresses in Hollywood with an academy award.

Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi worked as a firefighter in the NY Fire Department in 1980. Later, he left the job to pursue his career as an actor.

Katy Perry

Katy Perry started her career early at the age of 17 years. This particular picture is from her first tour in 2001, she later moved to Los Angeles and pursue her singing career.


Beyonce started her career as a young girl who joined the group named, Girl’s Tyme. This picture is of ten years old Beyonce.

Christian Bale

Christian Bale got her breakthrough via Steven Spillberg’s movie named Empire of the Sun in 1987. This picture of Christian Bale is from the late 90’s, before he performed iconic role of Batman.

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman started his career in 1970’s, but got fame with the performance in the show “The Electric Company. This picture is from that time period.

Taylor Swift

Taylor swift started her singing career when she was still a child. Her family shifted to Nashville so that she can pursue her dream of being a singer. Swift looks so unfamiliar in this picture.

Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro is one of the most iconic actors of Hollywood. He started his acting career at a young age in school. De Niro dropped out of high school, he then pursues his acting career.

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie started acting as a kid with her father in “Looking to Get Out”. When she was struggling as an actress, Angelina worked as a model. This phenomenal picture is of her modeling days.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzeneger not only shines as an actor, he has the most successful days as a bodybuilder too. He won Mr. Olympia in 1970 at a young age.

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus started as a star kid due to his father Billy Ray Cyrus. She was just 9 when started to act in her father’s show Doc.

Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey is one of the legendary comedians of this era. He started to act at an early age, but rose to fame in the 1980s. This picture of Jim Carrey is of that time period.

Justin Timberlake and Ryan Gosling

This picture is such a cute picture, when Justin Timberlake and Ryan Gosling were just kids. Both of them were in the kids show The Mickey Mouse Club before they became popular as actors.

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt was such a cute kid when he was young. This picture holds an interesting narrative, it was captured when Brad and his friends were not selected in Basketball team in their school, so they wore shirts with “Rejects” written on it.

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan started to play at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Alongside basketball, he also studied cultural geography. This picture is from 1982 when he was still a student.

Milla Jovovich

Milla Jovovich born in Russia in 1975, this picture shows her russian background. She was 5 years of age when her parents emigrated to United States. She dropped out of school at age 12 to pursue her modeling and acting career.

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley was shy in her childhood, he then modifidd her style later. This picture is of 11 years old Elvis Presley when he started to play guitar.

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga, Stefami Joanne Angelina was always interested in singing. She started her singing career at the age of four. In her teenage years, she performs in NewYork.

Justin Biebar

Justin Biebar was born in Ontario, Canada, this photo shows him as a cute kid with a ear piercing. He was making Youtube videos at that time and spotted by talent manger. Biebar signed his first music deal at the age of 13 years.

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson, The Rock was known previously as a wrestling star. But he rose to fame as an actor later, and now is known as one of the highest paid and successful Hollywood actors.


Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll now has blond hair, but this picture shows that she once had black colour too.

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberrs is shining since she was a kid. She was not much of an acting fan back then due to speech issues. After seeking therapy, she started her acting career and now known as one of the most iconic actresses.

Bob Marley

When this picture was captured in 1965, Bob Marley just initiated his music career. His band The Wailers broke in 1974, he got fame by his single No Woman, No Cry in 1975.

Muhammad Ali

This picture was captured in 1961 in the Miami Swimming pool. He was 19 years of age at that time. Muhammad Ali won three times heavyweight championship. He is one of the most iconic figures in sports industry.

Robert Downey Jr., Mike Tyson

This picture shows 21 year old Robert Downey Jr. and 20 year old Mike Tyson in 1986.

Both of them appeared together on screen in 1999 with the movie Black and White.

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlet Johnasson started her acting career as a kid, she played the role in the 1992 movie Lucy Fell.  She has not looked back since then, Johnasson is the most popular and successful actresses of this era.

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian is one of the most famous celebrities nowadays. This picture is from her school days, all natural and with no makeup layers. She has got more than 180 million followers on Instagram.