When we look at celebrities, we sometimes forget that they aren't superhumans, and that they actually stumbled through the awkwardness of childhood just like us at one point. Photos of our youth tell vivid stories of where we came from, and provide a window into the styles and customs of a bygone era. Through these glimpses of celebrities as kids, we get an impression of how they lived and grew up before reaching the red carpet.
Youth comes with its own unique beauty, but it's impossible to deny that just like a bottle of wine, some things (and people) truly do get better with age.
Try to spot your favourite famous faces - before they were famous - below.
#3 Barack Obama