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    16 Men From "The Real World" Who Had A Total Glow-Up

    Karamo Brown, we see you on Queer Eye.

    1. Karamo Brown

    MTV, Jean Baptiste Lacroix / WireImage

    Then: The Real World: Philadelphia, 2004.

    Now: Host of Netflix's Queer Eye reboot.

    2. Jordan Wiseley

    MTV, instagram.com

    Then: The Real World: Portland, 2013.

    Now: An actor & entrepreneur.

    3. Johnny Devenanzio aka "Johnny Bananas"

    MTV / thechallenge.wikia.com, Johnny Bananas / Via instagram.com

    Then: The Real World: Key West, 2006.

    Now: Still competing in MTV Challenges, including the newly-announced Champs vs. Stars.

    4. Frank Sweeney

    MTV, instagram.com

    Then: The Real World: San Diego, 2011.

    Now: Still appears on MTV's The Challenge series and is going to grad school.

    5. Nehemiah Clark

    MTV / thechallenge.wikia.com, Instagram: @rawyogibrand

    Then: The Real World: Austin, 2005.

    Now: A raw vegan yogi.

    6. Chris "CT" Tamburello

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    Then: The Real World: Paris, 2003.

    Now: Still appears on MTV's The Challenge series.

    7. Danny Roberts

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    Then: The Real World: New Orleans, 2000.

    Now: LGBTQ advocate and father.

    8. Davis Mallory

    instagram.com, MTV / Via thechallenge.wikia.com

    Then: The Real World: Denver, 2006.

    Now: A singer-songwriter-DJ living in Nashville, TN.

    9. Leroy Garrett

    MTV, MTV / Via thechallenge.wikia.com

    Then: The Real World: Las Vegas, 2011.

    Now: Working as a barber apprentice and still making appearances on MTV's The Challenge.

    10. Wes Bergmann

    MTV / Via thechallenge.wikia.com, / Getty Images

    Then: The Real World: Austin, 2005.

    Now: Still appears on MTV's The Challenge series.

    11. Landon Lueck

    MTV, executivecyclingexcursions.com

    Then: The Real World: Philadelphia, 2004.

    Now: Founder of XCX Cycling Excursions and an avid yogi.

    12. Brad Fiorenza

    MTV, instagram.com

    Then: The Real World: San Diego, 2004.

    Now: A DJ who still makes appearances on MTV's The Challenge.

    13. Tek Holmes

    MTV / Via youtube.com, instagram.com

    Then: The Real World: Hawaii, 1999.

    Now: An actor, host, DJ and television producer.

    14. Matt Smith

    smithhousedesign.com

    Then: The Real World: New Orleans, 2000.

    Now: President of smithHOUSE design.

    15. Frank Roessler

    MTV

    Then: The Real World: Las Vegas, 2002.

    Now: Founder of an investment firm.

    16. Mike "The Miz" Mizanin

    MTV, Matt Winkelmeyer / WireImage

    Then: The Real World: Back to New York, 2001.

    Now: He's a literal WWE wrestler who goes by "The Miz."

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