13 Celebrity Throwback Photos That Everyone Can Relate To


13 Celebrity Throwback Photos That Everyone Can Relate To

No matter how much talent and money celebrities have, at the end of the day they're human just like us. Before becoming household names, many celebrities lived relatively normal lives and went through the same awkward phases we all did while growing up.

A lot of stars held regular jobs, made fashion faux pas and had weird hairstyles. Every so often some of them like to share photos from those good ol' days and we can all relate.

Here are 11 of the best celebrity throwback photos:

1. Kevin Richardson

Kevin Richardson/Twitter

Those of you lucky enough to have visited Walt Disney World in early 1990, you may have unknowingly met Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson in various costumes. The singer played many characters including Aladdin, one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Prince Eric, Tigger The Rocketeer, Goofy, and Sebastian the Crab in the Little Mermaid.

2. Michelle Obama

It's no wonder she still loves being active, Michelle Obama has been moving her body since she was a little girl in Chicago.


3. Faith Hill


Years before she became part of the music industry's big leagues, a young Faith Hill was swinging bats in the little league. How adorable!

4. Gisele Bundchen

Gisele Bundchen

Before taking the fashion industry by storm, supermodel Gisele Bundchen was an aspiring pop star in a girl group.

See what a very young Simon Cowell looked like on the next page.

5. Melissa Joan Hart


Melissa Joan Hart's was a ballerina way before playing a witch on the hit show Sabrina the Teenage Witch.  

6. January Jones

January Jones/Instagram

This feathered mullet and multi-colored shirt rocking 80s kid grew up to be one of the stars of the HBO hit show Mad Men. January Jones was just 9-years-old when this photo was snapped.

7. Gwen Stefani

Gwen Stefani

Who knew this kimono-wearing girl would turn out to be the lead singer for the 90s band No Doubt?

8. Simon Cowell

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Prior to taking being a judge on some of the world's biggest talent shows, Simon Cowell was just a regular joe in suspenders.

Wait! There are even more photos on the next page!

9. Victoria Beckham

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It seems like Victoria Beckham has always been posh. Just look at all that tulle!

10. Brad Pitt


It may be a little hard to believe but this basketball-loving high school kid on the Rejects team is Brad Pitt.

11. Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

5 years later, this natural blonde's album would top the charts everywhere. Today, Taylor Swift is one of the most popular artists in the world.

12. Anna Faris


The funny woman was a lot more serious at 13-years old while channeling her ancestors' Sunday's best.

13. Mindy Kaling


A young Mindy perfected the classic 80s look with the thick glasses, colorful attire and a bowl cut.

Which one's your favorite? Let us know!

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