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    15 Celebs Who Are Famous Today For A Veeery Different Reason Than They Initially Became Famous For

    Dylan O'Brien will always be moviekidd826 to me.

    1. Michael Keaton

    Michael Keaton holding an Emmy

    Before he became the powerhouse dramatic actor we know him as now (or even Batman), Michael Keaton was a comedian. He even did stand-up before landing his big break with the comedy film Mr. Mom.

    Michael Keaton onstage

    2. Dylan O'Brien

    Dylan O'Brien on the red carpet

    Dylan may be a successful actor now, but to some corners of the internet, he will always be known for his hilarious YouTube channel moviekidd826.

    Dylan O'Brien on YouTube

    3. Terry Crews

    Terry Crews on the red carpet

    Terry Crews played for six different professional football teams before switching his career to acting.

    Terry Crews playing football

    4. Ron Howard

    Ron Howard holding a microphone

    Today, you probably know him as the Oscar-winning director of movies like Apollo 13, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and A Beautiful Mind. But before directing, he was a prolific child actor who played Opie on The Andy Griffith Show and Richie on Happy Days.

    Ron Howard during his child actor days

    5. Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Closeup of Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Today, we know him as the Terminator and the former governor of California. But he originally gained fame as a bodybuilder and Olympic weightlifter.

    Arnold Schwarzenegger doing a bodybuilding pose

    6. Quinta Brunson

    Quinta Brunson holding her Emmy

    Now, she's the Emmy-winning writer and star of Abbott Elementary. But she gained her internet fame as Girl Who Has Never Been on a Nice Date and then as a BuzzFeed video producer.

    Quinta Brunson in a video

    7. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

    Closeup of Dwayne Johnson

    Today, he's one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood, but he originally became famous as a professional wrestler, a career he took on after being cut from a Canadian football team.

    The Rock in his wrestling days

    8. Kim Kardashian

    Kim Kardashian on the red carpet

    Before she became a business owner and cultural icon, Kim was known for her famous lawyer father, Robert Kardashian, and the people she worked as a personal stylist for, like Brandy and Paris Hilton.

    Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian

    9. Ariana Grande

    Before she became one of the biggest pop stars in the world, Ariana was a child actor on the Nickelodeon TV show Victorious. And before she was known for her ponytails, she was known for her bright red hair.

    The cast of "Victorious"

    10. Drake

    Closeup of Drake

    Before he was a famous rapper, he was Jimmy on Degrassi: The Next Generation.

    The cast of "Degrassi: The Next Generation"

    11. Meghan Markle

    Closeup of Meghan Markle

    The Duchess of Sussex was an actor first and got her big break when she landed the role of Rachel on Suits.

    Meghan Markle in "Suits"

    12. Childish Gambino (aka Donald Glover)

    Closeup of Donald Glover

    Before he was a Grammy-winning rapper and an Emmy-winning creator of Atlanta, Donald Glover became famous as Troy on Community.

    The cast of "Community"

    13. Bhad Bhabie

    Closeup of Bhad Bhabie

    She's a successful rapper now, but she became famous as the "cash me outside" girl who appeared on an episode of Dr. Phil.

    Bhad Bhabie on "Dr. Phil"

    14. Dave Bautista

    Closeup of Dave Bautista

    Before he was Drax the Destroyer, Dave Bautista was the professional wrestler Batista.

    Dave Bautista in his wrestling days

    15. Finally, Jason Lee

    Jason Lee

    While many people know him for My Name Is Earl now, he was actually a professional skateboarder who popularized the 360 flip.

    Know any other celebrities who are now famous for something wildly different than when they started? Comment below!