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20 Guys You Used To Think Were So Hot 20 Years Ago Who Have Aged Very Nicely

You'll be happy to know Chad Michael Murray and Shane West are thriving.

1. Chad Michael Murray then: It's funny how we thought this was hot, but like, I guess it was?

baggy pants with a untucked messy suit
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Chad Michael Murray now:

Here he is with a subtle thirst trap showing off his Teen Choice Awards surfboard he won 17 years ago.

2. Seann William Scott then: We were introduced to him as Stifler, but then he went through a hot guy transformation and did that shirtless Teen People cover. If you know, you know.

a screenshot from american  pie with his tongue out
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Seann William Scott now:

at a red carpet
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He keeps a somewhat low profile. The last picture I could find of him was from 2019:

at the bloodline premiere
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I do notice that he has a hand full of tats:

his hand is covered in tattoos
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3. Shane West then: Very much in his "bad boy" rebel phase.

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Shane West now:

Here's a picture he posted on his 42nd birthday:

4. Freddie Prinze Jr. then: He always played a confused soccer player in movies.

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Freddie Prinze Jr. now:

He's literally sponsored by minivans:

5. Devon Sawa then: I personally think his finest role was the human version of Casper.

in a large leather jacket, very 90s
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Devon Sawa now:

Here's a recent shirtless masked selfie:

6. Adam Brody then: Just a boy from the OC with the haircut 90% of 17-year-olds had in 2005.

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Adam Brody now:

on the show single parents
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Here he is with his real-life wife Leighton Meester on the show Single Parents:

leighton and adam smiling on set
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7. Joshua Jackson then: Wearing the uniform of the time, a large pleather jacket.

in a large pleather jacket
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Joshua Jackson now:

on set dressed as a doctor
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Here's a picture of him celebrating his 40th birthday in 2019:

8. Usher then: Quite the look!

a fur coat and shiny clothing
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Usher now:

Here's a picture of him putting on roller skates for some reason:

9. Ashley Parker Angel then: Channeling his inner hipster magician.

long hair with a fedora
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Ashley Parker Angel now:

Waiting for that OnlyFans to drop:

10. Omarion then:

at the vmas in a very 2007 outfit
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Omarion now:

Here's a cute pic celebrating Clarence Lavant's 90th birthday in February:

11. Josh Hartnett then: He didn't know how chairs worked.

he's looking through the opening of a chair
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Josh Hartnett now:

in a snazzy red blazer
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Sometimes he wears glasses:

wearing glasses
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12. Nick Jonas then: Very into that whole Ed Hardy trend.

wearing skull shirts
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Nick Jonas now:

Here's a totally random picture from his "Spaceman" video:

13. Ryan Phillippe then: In the middle of his Justin Timberlake ramen noodle hair phase.

ryan with hair that looks like ramen noodles
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Ryan Phillippe now:

This is what he looks like when he's using his computer:

14. Joseph Gordon-Levitt then: Remember Third Rock From The Sun?

a press shot from 3rd rock
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Joseph Gordon Levitt now:

Here he is with Stacey Abrams:

15. Mark-Paul Gosselaar then: He's dressed like a 52-year-old dad.

in light jeans and plaid.
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Mark-Paul Gosselaar now:

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Here he is with his one true love, Kelly <3

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16. Marlon Wayans then: He is wearing a beeper.

with his brother and a large cellphone
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Marlon Wayans now:

He still wears a Bluetooth:

17. Jesse Bradford then: Here's a fun pic of him with '90s legend Leelee Sobieski.

on a red carpet with leelee
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Jesse Bradford now:

I get major Burning Man vibes from him:

18. Rider Strong then: Corey's BFF.

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Rider Strong now:

surprised to have his picture taken
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Here he is with a donkey in 2018:

19. Mario Lopez then: Slater!

shirtless with zack
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Mario Lopez now:

Don't worry, he's still ripped:

20. Paul Rudd then: ...

He literally looks exactly like he does now
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Paul Rudd now: He looks the same.

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Paul Rudd now: Like time hasn't even passed.

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