As I grow old, I wonder sometimes how each of these megastars looked back then, whom I saw on screen and grew up watching, before they turned celebrities. In many cases, you will notice, that as kids and youngsters, there are many celebrities who would look beautiful and attractive, but later on, they turn to look ugly. On the other hand, as you will see some unbelievable photos of many celebrities looking ugly as kids, but turned out into a megastar looking beautiful and dashing.
Here are some unbelievable before and after photos of celebrities. Have a peek!
1. Leonardo DiCaprio
Though his journey has been long and it was always lauded by other movie celebrities. He is one of the megastars who’s career was quite diverse, starting with low budget horror films to a major teenage heartthrob during the 90’s and now an Oscar winner.
2. Zac Efron
His career started off on stage before he started appearing on television and then he saw fame after starring in the Disney Channel original film ‘High School Musical.’ Thereafter, this bright star co-starred alongside megastars like Robert De Niro in ‘Dirty Grandpa’ and The Rock in ‘Baywatch.’
3. Harry Styles
He was the youngest member of the band ‘One Direction,’ which became very popular as they made it to The X Factor final in 2004. Harry went on to release his solo album which became a huge hit worldwide and has also made his acting debut in the huge blockbuster movie “Dunkirk.”
4. Nicki Minaj
She tasted fame and success with tracks like “Super Bass,” “Starships,” and later “Anaconda”. Before this, she’s had a very difficult childhood, with a drug addict father and plenty of violence. After many years of struggle, today, she is the most successful female rap artists of this generation.
5. Lana Del Rey
Lana is well known for her studio album, ‘Ultraviolence,’ which won several awards for her brilliant performances. Before she could become a megastar, she would sing in the church choir as a child and learned to play guitar, started writing songs, and performed in nightclubs.
6. Pierce Brosnan
He had a very unsettled childhood before he could join the theatre and was chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the “50 Most Beautiful” people in the world. The first movie in his life as per his claim was Goldfinger, which inspired him to take on acting.
7. Tom Cruise
This sexiest man of all time became a megastar overnight with films like Risky Business and Top Gun. Tom suffered from dyslexia, which became difficult for him to continue study. Before he could become a megastar he thought of becoming a priest. After many auditions, he got a small role in Endless Love starring Brooke Shields and then there was no looking back, as his mission became possible.
8. Jennifer Lopez
Lopez began her career as a dancer, appearing in stage musicals and various music videos. Her first starring role was in the film Selena, where her acting was praised and she got a Golden Globe nomination. Her album in 1999 “If You Had My Love,” became platinum within 2 weeks, after which there was no looking back for this unbelievable megastar.
9. Zayn Malik
The other unbelievable bad boy, with his mischievous behavior, tattoos and his dyed, pompadour-like hairstyle in the band of One Direction was Zayn, a Pakistani English descent belonging to the Muslim faith. After five years with the band, he moved out and launched his solo music career and is today a megastar in the music industry.
10. Emily Osment
Emily is best known for her role in the Disney television series ‘Hannah Montana.’ At the age of six, she was seen in several popular commercials, until her debut in 1999 with the film ‘The Secret Life Of Girls’ and in 2002 the famous ‘Spy Kids 2.’ In 2009 her single ‘All The way Up’ released and became a chartbuster.
11. Avril Lavigne
At the age of 17, she stepped into the music scene as a young pop-punk tomboy. She’s a self-taught musician, who plays guitar, piano, and drums, and writes her own songs. She grew up singing country music and would sing in church choir, until her singing with the legend Shania Twain, after winning a competition in a radio contest.
12. Nick Jonas
Nick rose to fame as a member of the boy band the Jonas Brothers. He began his singing career at the age of 7 and was spotted singing in a hair salon, where his mother was having a haircut. He traveled on his first solo tour with his side project, The Administration and was voted the Sexiest Men Alive by People’s magazine in 2008.
13. Kim Kardashian
She is the most highly paid reality TV megastar, with an estimated net worth of 40 million dollars, after she became popular with an infamous sex tape, released just before the beginning of her reality series. She first came to the public eye for her friendship with the well-known socialite, Paris Hilton.
14. Jennifer Aniston
We all know her as the unbelievable Rachel, who won the hearts of millions on the television series Friends. This megastar started her career by being active in drama as her parents were from that background. After a struggle of doing minor roles, she hit big as Rachel and also her relationship and split with Brad Pitt, which garnered a lot of media attention.
15. Ryan Gosling
He had an isolated childhood with hardly many friends, but the movie Dick Tracy made a huge impression in his life. Ryan would perform and sing with his sister at weddings until he became famous after portraying the role of Noah Calhoun in an American romantic drama film ‘The Notebook.’ Today he is net worth $30 million and is one of the most sought out, among celebrities.