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.

#1 Adele

Adele

Steve Granitz Report

PinkFrost 1 year ago

They kinda have the same expression :D

View More Replies...
View more comments

#2 Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling

Report

Sreejith 1 year ago

that look :D

View More Replies...
View more comments

#3 Barack Obama

Barack Obama

Milos Bicanski Report

Grace Barclay 1 year ago

He is starting to look like his grandfather. Long face...

View more comments

#4 Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

James White Report

Rosya Baby 1 year ago

that lips is natural

View More Replies...
View more comments

#5 Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio

Kevin Scanlon Report

James Floyd 1 year ago

You can tell the ones who were child actors (Gosling, DiCaprio, etc) cause their kid photos are headshots.

View More Replies...
View more comments

#6 Chloe Grace Moretz

Chloe Grace Moretz

Report

#7 Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris

Dominick Reuter Report

Julemule 1 year ago

Aaaww, Doogie Howser

View More Replies...
View more comments

#8 Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch

OUT Report

Éva 1 year ago

You mean Wimbledon Tennismatch?

View More Replies...
View more comments

#9 George Clooney

George Clooney

Report

Sreejith 1 year ago

Alsmost same face

View More Replies...
View more comments

#10 Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury

Report

JAK 1 year ago

Oh, good god

View More Replies...
View more comments

#11 Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

Alfred Eisenstaedt Report

Hope Floats 1 year ago

Pretty little girl and one of the world's most beautiful women...

View More Replies...
View more comments

#12 Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston

Report

Agata Kopff 1 year ago

At her child photo she looks like she's saying "Calm down, I got this!" :D

View More Replies...
View more comments

#13 Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan

George Pimentel Report

Zoro 1 year ago

This guy is my hero.

View More Replies...
View more comments

#14 Elijah Wood

Elijah Wood

Jaguar PS Report

John L 1 year ago

He is definitely the winner in any staring contest.

View more comments

#15 Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields

The Real Brooke Shields Report

Hope Floats 1 year ago

So pretty...Both then and now.

View more comments

#16 John Travolta

John Travolta

Jason LaVeris Report

Fatemeh 1 year ago

So cute!With those Big eyes looks like an alien :D

View More Replies...
View more comments

#17 Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley

Brent. N. Clarke Report

Rafael Tiba 1 year ago

I sometimes have troubles trying to picture her in a 21st century setting.

View More Replies...
View more comments

#18 Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse

Dave M. Benett Report

jacluckycat 1 year ago

I miss her voice she sang so beautifully

View more comments

#19 Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe

Nathaniel Goldberg Report

Grace Barclay 1 year ago

The nose and the smile has not changed...

View More Replies...
View more comments

#20 Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway

annehathaway Report

Amy Carter 1 year ago

wow no difference, she just grew.

View more comments

#21 Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant

Report

Fatemeh 1 year ago

Recognizable as hell! :D he has always been so...hugh grant!

View more comments

#22 David Bowie

David Bowie

Lord Snowdon Report

Juan Alcorta 1 year ago

You could post it as Tilda Swinton and we wouldn´t the difference.

View More Replies...
View more comments

#23 James Dean

James Dean

Richard C. Miller Report

Edyta Złotucha 1 year ago

Awww, that badass look

View more comments

#24 Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts

Jason Kempin Report

Grace Barclay 1 year ago

The eyes and the smile no change

View more comments

#25 Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

Report

Hope Floats 1 year ago

Such a beautiful woman...And as a young girl..

View more comments

#26 Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

Kevork Djansezian Report

Dana Nairn 1 year ago

Baby Meryl with a baby Jack!

View more comments

#27 Bjork

Bjork

Páll Stefánsson Report

Edyta Złotucha 1 year ago

I love the fact that she always had that creepy-cute look, even as a child

View more comments

#28 Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg , David Shankbone Report

Robyn Denton 1 year ago

Wow! The little girl who played Delores as a child in Sister Act, REALLY resembled Whoopi as a child!

View More Replies...
View more comments

#29 Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt

Jon Kopaloff Report

Amanda Cariker 1 year ago

Chubby cheekers

View more comments

#30 Blake Lively

Blake Lively

Report

John L 1 year ago

Yep, she certainly is a lively thing, isn't she?

View More Replies...
View more comments

#31 Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford

Report

Totally Magical Unicorn 1 year ago

Already got that side smile.

View more comments

#32 Orlando Bloom

Orlando Bloom

Alberto E. Rodriguez Report

Ross Skrzypczak 1 year ago

pair of round glasses and it's Harry Potter

View More Replies...
View more comments

#33 Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

Michael Ochs Archives Report

Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

The childhood picture looks like a mugshot

View more comments

#34 Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams Report

Cat Meow 1 year ago

Baby Williams looks like he's planning something mischievous

View More Replies...
View more comments

#35 Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

Kevin Mazur Report

Olivia Horner 1 year ago

If you look at her without makeup, she looks very similar to her child self.

View More Replies...
View more comments

#36 Maisie Williams

Maisie Williams

Frederick M. Brown Report

jbingham 1 year ago

She looks just like Grumpy Cat in her childhood picture!

View More Replies...
View more comments

#37 Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock

Report

Amy Hedges 1 year ago

Her whole face smiles, always lover her.

View more comments

#38 Richard Hammond

Richard Hammond

Report

Amanda Christy 1 year ago

Will?

View more comments

#39 Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake

WENN Ltd Report

Amanda Cariker 1 year ago

Nah, he looks like a buddy doll before possessed by Chucky!

View More Replies...
View more comments

#40 Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt

C Flanigan Report

Bunnies are better!! 1 year ago

Whoah!! Is it just the lighting or did his eyes change color?

View More Replies...
View more comments

#41 Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel

Karwai Tang Report

Cat Meow 1 year ago

She looks like she's a character on Little House on the Prairie

View More Replies...
View more comments

#42 Channing Tatum

Channing Tatum

Dominique Charriau Report

Amy Hedges 1 year ago

He probably killed at the middle school dances.

View More Replies...
View more comments

#43 Amanda Seyfried

Amanda Seyfried

Report

Anna Brandigi 1 year ago

"There's a 30% chance it's already raining"

View more comments

#44 Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson

Gregg DeGuire Report

Hayat Hasan 1 year ago

Aww 😍

View more comments

#45 Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer

amyschumer , Mike Windle Report

Amanda Codlin 1 year ago

Sooooooo cute! Love her

View more comments

#46 Rihanna

Rihanna

Bryan Bedder Report

Panda Man 1 year ago

She still has the same face

View more comments

#47 Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman

Francois G. Durand Report

Merilyn Horton 1 year ago

Delightful

View more comments

#48 Jeremy Clarkson

Jeremy Clarkson

theamazinazian , Philip Toscano Report

Benny Lava 1 year ago

...next to his aunt.

View More Replies...
View more comments

#49 Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson

Report

Fatemeh 1 year ago

Those eyes though 😶

View More Replies...
View more comments

#50 Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet

Reuters Report

TC Meltem Karpat 1 year ago

I think she is the least resembling among all :)

View more comments

#51 Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher

Frazer Harrison Report

Edgar Lorencini 1 year ago

Dude... it's the same!! omg

View More Replies...
View more comments

#52 Eminem

Eminem

Lester Cohen Report

jbingham 1 year ago

He looks like that kid in school that would eat bugs on a dare... and probably just for fun.

View More Replies...
View more comments

#53 Ben Stiller

Ben Stiller

Franco Origlia Report

Julemule 1 year ago

His dad already looked like Arthur from King of Queens

View More Replies...
View more comments

#54 Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan

David M. Benett Report

Robyn Denton 1 year ago

She was so gorgeous before she stuffed up her life...

View More Replies...
View more comments

#55 Gigi Hadid

Gigi Hadid

Giuseppe Cacace Report

Teresa Brush 1 year ago

Such a sweet face when she was a little girl.

View more comments

#56 Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin

Jampol Artist Management Report

Nikita Otto 1 year ago

A beautiful soul

View more comments

#57 Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon

Report

jbingham 1 year ago

And he hasn't aged (mentally) a single year between those pictures. <3 Jimmy

View More Replies...
View more comments

#58 Madonna

Madonna

Jason Merritt Report

Katie Smith 1 year ago

Her child shot looks exactly like her daughter Lourdess

View More Replies...
View more comments

#59 Katy Perry

Katy Perry

Todd Williamson Report

#60 Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba

Report

Robyn Denton 1 year ago

Pretty little girl, gorgeous woman

View more comments

#61 Lily Collins

Lily Collins

Venturelli Report

Brigitte 1 year ago

She looked more like her dad when she was a baby.

View more comments

#62 Demi Moore

Demi Moore

Jeffrey Mayer Report

Edgar Lorencini 1 year ago

What? She used to be asian??

View More Replies...
View more comments

#63 Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball

Report

Amy Hedges 1 year ago

She was an incredibly beautiful baby

View more comments

#64 Judy Garland

Judy Garland

Report

Csilla Szabadi 1 year ago

Wow. Beautiful in both.

View more comments

#65 Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger

Kevin Winter Report

Tiny Dynamine 1 year ago

140 years later...

View More Replies...
View more comments

#66 John Lennon

John Lennon

Report

María Paz Greene F 1 year ago

He looks so weird without the glasses!

View More Replies...
View more comments

#67 Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

Steve Granitz Report

SusanS 1 year ago

Again, make-up!

View more comments

#68 David Beckham

David Beckham

Tom Bunning Report

Abhishek Banyal 1 year ago

What a handsome kid! Beckham rules!!

View more comments

#69 Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey

Michael Loccisano Report

Stille20 1 year ago

Wow, other than the sort of unique smile, I would never have guessed

View More Replies...
View more comments

#70 Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

James Devaney Report

Fatemeh 1 year ago

I'd like to have a few words with Puberty!

View More Replies...
View more comments

#71 Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez

Michael Kovac Report

Rafael Tiba 1 year ago

no matter how hard they try to portray her as a grown-up woman, she'll always have that 12-years-old face

View More Replies...
View more comments

#72 David Schwimmer

David Schwimmer

Jeff Schear Report

Sreejith 1 year ago

Ross hairstyle back then :D

View more comments

#73 Beyonce

Beyonce

James Devaney Report

#74 Elton John

Elton John

Harry Herd Report

Joe Dad 1 year ago

My favourite!

View more comments

#75 Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow

Jon Kopaloff Report

Rosa Greyhound 1 year ago

Maybe this is me being dumb, but what is jade egg???

View More Replies...
View more comments

#76 Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne

Gregg DeGuire Report

Pudding 1 year ago

stunning jaw line :P

#77 Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton

Gary Gershoff Report

Cristi 1 year ago

She looked so much better as a kid

View more comments

#78 Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart

Laura Cavanaugh Report

jbingham 1 year ago

A little lighter hair and she could be a lookalike for one of the brothers in Hanson.

View more comments

#79 Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias

enriqueiglesias Report

Jennifer Palmer 1 year ago

Didn't he have a mole?

View More Replies...
View more comments

#80 Billie Joe Armstrong

Billie Joe Armstrong

Cindy Ord Report

Svv Slagmolen 1 year ago

WAS cute

View more comments