Celebrities are probably the most watched or stalked people in the world. Everyone wants to know every detail of their lives. From their haircut down to the clothes they wear, everyone wants the deets. Especially on their physical appearance. If they used to be a teen heartthrob, everyone wants to know if they’ve aged gracefully. Or when they were cute kids, average joes want to find out if they grow up drop dead gorgeous. Ah, the life of a celebrity. Nothing escapes under the microscope. Let’s admit, celebrities are gorgeous people. We drool over their seemingly perfect looks. But not all celebrities were glamorous when they first started and they are just mortals like us. They age too! Want to see how some famous celebrities look now? Read on the 20 Celebrities Then and Now: See How They’ve Changed!
Zachary David Alexander Efron began acting professionally during the early 2000s. He rose to fame for his leading role in the film High School musical franchise. In between doing the franchise, he also starred in another musical film titled Hairspray and comedy film 17 Again. He has appeared in several successful films since then. He became an instant teen heartthrob and young girls swoon over him. He’s fine looking and can act, sing, and dance, so what’s not to love? Way back 2004, he looked like your typical coming-of-age young man. He was still developing those muscles that would transform him into a hunk. Flash forward in 2015, he’s still a heartthrob but he’s no longer a little boy. That piercing stare feels like melting your soul.
Anne Jacqueline Hathaway is another Disney baby. She made her professional screen debut in the short-lived Fox television series Get Real before landing the lead role in Disney’s comedy film The Princess Diaries. She even won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress – Comedy. She became a highly praised role model for kids and starred in other kid-approved films. In 2005, she successfully transitioned to more adult roles beginning with the film Havoc. She starred in other critically acclaimed and commercially successful movies since then. She hasn’t aged a bit in the photos but she looks more sophisticated now compared to when she was just starting out. Her killer smile could definitely brighten our day.
Shia Saide LaBeouf is an actor, performance artist, and director who established a name in the Disney Channel series, Even Stevens. He played the lead role named Louis Stevens and received a Young Artist Award nomination in 2001 and won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2003 for his role. In 2007, he starred in his first commercially successful films Disturbia and Surf’s Up. Of course, we couldn’t leave out the Transformer’s franchise behind. Despite mixed reviews, it was a box office hit and one of the highest grossing films of 2007. Looking at his then and now photos, we could tell that he’s been through a lot. The once funny and witty boy looks like an unhappy man with poor hygiene. We’re wishing he would look like a dapper gentleman he really is.
Milena Markovna Kunis is a Ukranian who moved to Los Angeles with her family at the age of 7. After enrolling in acting classes as an after-school activity, she was soon discovered by an agent. She appeared in a number of television series and commercials, before bagging her first breakthrough role playing Jackie Burkhart on the television series That ’70s Show, before her 15th birthday. She has also voiced Meg Griffin on the animated series Family Guy since 1999. Her breakout film role was in 2008, playing Rachel in the romantic comedy-drama Forgetting Sarah Marshall. Her performance in the film Black Swan gained worldwide acknowledgment and several award nominations. The feisty girl blossomed into a beautiful flower. She has added motherhood as one of her life accomplishments and she definitely rocks it.
Daniel Jacob Radcliffe is an English actor who rose to fame as none other than Harry Potter. Who doesn’t know that might be living under a rock. He made his acting debut at age 10 and was cast as Harry Potter at age 11. He starred in the series for 10 years until the release of the eighth and final film in 2011. This boy literally grew up before our eyes. He had several films since then and branched out to stage and Broadway. He has also contributed to many charities and was awarded the Hero Award in 2011 for his contributions to The Trevor Project on suicide prevention among LGBTQ youth. The adorable boy is not so little anymore. Although we still struggle not to see Harry Potter every time we see him.