As/Is·Updated on Aug 31, 2020. Posted on Oct 20, 2016Here's What 33 Celebs Looked Like Before They Got Super FamousThey're just like you.by Essence GantBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. This throwback of Kourtney Kardashian is literally all of us the first time we dyed our own hair. @kyliejenner / Via instagram.com 2. We all have an eighth-grade friend who looked exactly like Blake Lively does in this photo. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 3. Same goes for Jennifer Lawrence. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 4. Mariah Carey was not one to hold back on hairspray. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 5. Nick Cannon was apparently shocked that he won best dressed. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 6. Kylie Jenner's selfie game has always been on fleek. @kyliejenner / Via instagram.com 7. Her big brother Rob almost upstaged her with the platinum blonde 'do tho. @kyliejenner / Via instagram.com 8. Here's Rihanna and her homie before she'd wow Jay Z and become one of the biggest icons of our generation. @badgalriri / Via instagram.com 9. We imagine Lebron James being the star athlete with a sensitive side who also helped elderly people cross the street. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 10. It's hard to remember Beyoncé not being a star, but here's a rare adorable moment before she made the Forbes list. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @beyonce 11. And here she is again with her baby sis, Solange, who just dropped the No. 1 album on Billboard. @beyonce / Via instagram.com 12. 2 Chainz before the locs and chains. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 13. Just a 9-year-old Serena Williams prepping to be the greatest athlete in the world. CNN / Via youtube.com 14. And Venus sometime before all the Grand Slam titles. Rogers Photo Archive / Via youtube.com 15. The only Afro better than Bruno Mars' in 12th grade is Baby MJ's. ICONIC! Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 16. Rashida Jones literally looks the exact same. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 17. Gonna go out on a limb here and say Clay Aiken was hall monitor at least once. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 18. Tracee Ellis Ross in oversized glasses and multiple sweaters — our entire childhood in one pic. @traceeellisross / Via instagram.com 19. Little Yara Shahidi was so stinking cute we seriously can't even take it. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @yarashahidi 20. Nicki Minaj posing as if she knew she'd one day outshine every male emcee with her "Monster" verse. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @nickiminaj 21. Meryl Streep looked absolutely STUNNING in her senior pic. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 22. The baby version of T.I., King of the South, with a mouthful of bling. So fitting. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @troubleman31 23. Tbh, we'd wear Adam Sandler's Mickey tee today. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 24. So basically Ava DuVernay has always been a queen. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 25. This pic of Cameron Diaz is what we were aiming for every high school yearbook photo. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 26. Shouts out to whoever had Derek Jeter's hair this laid. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 27. Gigi Hadid looked like a lovely girl who worked at Abercrombie and babysat for the neighborhood. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 28. Of course Halle Berry was perfect and didn't have an awkward teen phase. Of course. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 29. Jamie Foxx's Jheri curl was SHINIIIIIING! Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 30. Ryan Seacrest before the lights, camera, and fame of American Idol. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 31. Michael Douglas looked like a picture frame model. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 32. Odell Beckham Jr. predicting what we'd all come to witness in the future. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 33. And Will Ferrell totally being Will Ferrell. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library Moral of the story: You're beautiful and awesome, and celebs are just like you! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Except they're rich.