By Amelia Slater

29th March 2019

Celebs With Their Younger Selves: Posing Next To Old Photos Of Themselves!

Get ready for a blast from the past with some of these cute (and slightly cringey) photos of our favourite celebs posing with their younger selves!

From the likes of Brad Pitt and Katy Perry to Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, these celebrities have been photoshopped by Dutch artist Ard Gelinck alongside their younger selves. Prepare yourself for fresh faced and fashion faux-pas galore!

1. Ariana Grande

Before becoming one of the world’s most sensational female solo artists and even before her days on Nickelodeon, the singer was such a cutie!

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With that million dollar smile, this girl was destined to become one dangerous woman

2. Kim Kardashian

Before Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kim was busy keeping up with her homework!

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The reality star is fresh-faced and glowing in what appears to be school uniform.

3. Justin Bieber

Justin hangs with his baby-baby-baby-ohhh-faced younger self.

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The young Justin was pictured here at the Kid’s Choice Awards in 2009, just as his singing career was taking off!

4. Emma Watson

Emma Watson used to spend her days casting spells as the intellectual Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter franchise.

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Since then, Emma has done her character proud; she went on to grab a degree from Oxford University and become an influential activist.

5. Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars was doing his best Elvis impression at just 5 years old! The singer began his career as an Elvis impersonator, following in the steps of his uncle.

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On why he chose the stage name ‘Mars’ Bruno once said:

‘I felt like I didn’t have [any] pizzazz, and a lot of girls say I’m out of this world, so I was like I guess I’m from Mars.’

6. Macaulay Culkin

The Home Alone star is one of the most recognisable child actors after taking on the role of the neglected Kevin McCallister.

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The cute kid unfortunately went down a dark path after battling a drug addiction. He did also date actress Mila Kunis for eight years (so silver linings!)

7. Lady Gaga

The Poker Face singer was ranked no.4 in VH1’s list of the Greatest Women in Music back in 2012.

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Most recently, Lady Gaga won an Oscar for her song ‘Shallow’ which featured on Hollywood Blockbuster A Star Is Born. The singer took the leading role alongside Bradley Cooper.

8. Katy Perry

Katy Perry is almost unrecognisable in this photo with her younger self – sporting a very sharp bob cut!

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The singer is now working as a judge on American Idol and getting hitched to actor Orlando Bloom!

9. Michael Jackson

The late pop singer Michael Jackson is stood with two different generations of his former self.

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Michael began his career in the Jackson 5 alongside his brothers, joining the band at five years old.

10. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

In what has become an iconic photo of ‘The Rock’, back in his hay-day the actor had an interesting sense of style…

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The faded jeans, black turtleneck and of course the infamous fanny pack sent this photo down in history.

11. Jennifer Anniston

The Friends star has barely aged a day since the Ross and Rachel drama…

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Forever our girl crush, Jen is still the natural beauty she always was!

12. Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen turned 61 this year and is still one of the most iconic, influential women in America.

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She has hosted her TV talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show since 2003.

13. The Spice Girls

Minus Posh, the Spice Girls: Sporty, Scary, Ginger and Baby embody the ultimate ‘girl power’ pose. – talk about celebs with younger selves!

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The Spice Girls were cultural icons back in the nineties and have caused mania after revealing a reunion tour in May 2019.

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