Changing look is part of a celebrity’s life. They adapt to the needs and demands of their career. They sometimes do it for the role they need to portray. Others still reinvent themselves to take on mature roles and or take on a totally different genre than before. There are also those who had gone through personal changes because of personal health condition or some substance abuse. Whatever the reason maybe, we especially take notice when actors and actresses do it.
The collection of photos in this article will show you that 5 years in a celebrity’s life can mean a light years a away from how they use to be. Most transformations are totally different from their previous look that our favorite star is almost unrecognizable from opposite their 5 years self. Some of the changes are for the good and some for the worst. You be the judge of who you like more, their new version or their old self. Read on!
1. Jennifer Lawrence
Lawrence started in tv sitcom The Bing Eval Show of TBS in 2007 until it ended in 2009. She then shifted to films. One of her first debut is in X-Men:First Class in 2011. Her big break came in 2012 when she layed lead role in the movie series The Hunger Games as our heroine, Katniss Everdeen. Lawrence never look back since then. Her innocent and charming look was now replaced by a fierce high fashion look that she trots around Hollywood. I can’t say it doesn’t suit her though since she is looking femme Fatal in it.
2. Bruce Jenner
He is a successful decathlon Olympic athlete who has banged several awards before he entered Hollywood. He started with tv shows where he instantly became a hit. He later married Kris Jenner who has 3 ddsughters from previous marriage and adopted one son more. This cool family became a sensation when they started the reality show “Keeping Up with the Kardashians”. He later became divorced with Kris, where they announced their separation in 2013 after one year of living separately. Off late Jenner got involved in multiple vehicle collision where 8 dies and many others injured, he is lucky to have escaped alive. Since his divorce, he had been growing his nails and hair long.
3. Rob Kardashian
He is the only son in the Kardashian clan. He is once a fit and great looking youn man. In the show “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” , he kept wanting to go to modeling but has continuously been plagued by weight issues for years. In the show it was shown how hard Rob struggled with his weight. It hasn’t look good though, his fight, he can’t seem to go back to how his body actually was.
4. Liam Pane
Liam actually auditioned in the talent search X-factor in 2008 at age 14. He didn’t make it and was told to come back in 2010 while doing more practice meantime. He then became part of the English-Irish band One Direction in 2010. The band became a hit and has overtaken worldwide fanatics. Since then, Liam has never looked back. He got rid of his bowl cut hair and sports a sleek haircut now. He has also grown facial hair and became obsessed with fitness. And boy doesn’t he look spectacular?
5. Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus is has become a familiar face and name when she starred in the Disney hit series “Hannah Montana”. Her role then was that of a good teenage girl finding ways to answer mysteries. She has her long curly hair and that flair of a teenage babe. Now, she has cut off that hair to a tomboy cut and bleached it white. She has change her music too, in fact she recently releases an album titled: “Can’t Be Tamed.” She is so far away from the girl we use to let our children watch in Disney channel. Added to all that changes is her recent admission of her use of marijuana.
6. Justin Bieber
He became a phenomenal hit soon after his release of the album “My World” in 2009. His boyish look with that swooshy hair plus his catchy voice put him in instant fan craze. However through the years, Bieber has lost some of his popularity because of his involvement on many scandals and issues. He has gotten himself in the trouble of violent outburst, drug abuse, and other legal issues. This Canadian star had also been a subject of many social media bashing specially in twitter, brought about by his own comments and statements. His appearance has tremendously change as well, he has gotten tattoos, and began dressing in flashier manner. He has also cut loose of that swooshy hair the fans fell in love with at first.
7. Renne Zellweger
Bridget Jones diary is some of the best movies we have seen this beautiful actress perform. If we compare how she look then and how she look now, it can’t be helped to be somber. She is once a full cheek, pouty lips, lazy eyes and blond chick that we all adore. Now she has turned so different that we can barely recognize her. She claims that her transformation is brought about by aging, many plastic surgeons are however skeptical about that claim.
8. Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey is previously known as Elizabeth grant or Lizzy Grant before she adopted this pseudonym. She is a gifted song writer and singer. Her style is in particular reference to pop culture in the 50’ and 60’s. It is also said that her music has that cinematic sound appeal. She became a hit when she released her first record Lana Del Rey in 2010. She is said to have change her look from that blond quirky chic to a more classic and sultry look to fit the theme of her music. That vintage film noir look exceptionally fits her.
9. Zac Efron
Efron has became a household face and name when he starred in the favorite show “High School Musical.” His career skyrocketed since then. He is believed to star in “17 Again” an host “Saturday Night Live.” His shaggy hair look has long been gone. He has also developed some buff. This guy is here to stay. He has recently weathered and gotten over her substance abuse and alcoholism issues.
10. Nicole Richie
She is well known as the co star of Paris Hilton in the reality show “The Simple Life.” They have long since become friends to enemy since that show. In 2009, Richie was pregnant with Joel Madden’s second child. Fairly recently she made a come back into public eye with her dyed lavender hair and started filming her reality series “Candidly Nicole.”
11. Pete Wentz
He is from the rock band Fall Out Boy. Aside from his musical carreer he also ventured in writing, acting and fashion. He popularized that Emo look that took over the world for some time. The band wherehe started, recently announced that they are back together and released an album “save Rock and Roll.” Wentz is now sporting a short blonde hair and some tattoos. His emo fashion has all been put to shelf, no more eyeliner this time.
12. Khloe Kardashian
Here is another Kardashian who is struggling with weight issues since the time of the reality show. This girl showed some balls when she bare her feelings of how affected she has been in dealing with issues about her weight as it is being exposed for the world to see. Look at her now though, she must have found a way to channel all that frustration in huge work out energy. This lady is strutting Hollywood now with her fabulous body. She is happy to share that she is now addicted to working out and is so confident abou her new look.
13. Bradley Cooper
He is still as handsome as before with a chnge only in his body built. It isa notable change if we compare that with how he stood in “The Hangover” movie in 2009 compared to his built now in his recent film “American Sniper.” Cooper rose to stardom after that phenomenal comedy film with his usual slim frame. He is now sporting a much more muscular and heavy built frame now and no girl would complain.
Kesha is known singer, rapper, and songwriter. There is no denying this woman’s musical prowess. She made big when she released her record, Tik Tok which became an instant hit. She draws inspiration from the music in the 80 in artist like Madonna, Queen, and Beck. She use to have that Gothic look and fully studded with glitter make up. She had been to rehab in 2014 because of an eating disorder for two months. She had since change her perspective and style. She now chooses pastel colored hair and clean make up for her face.
15. Jared Leto
He is well known for adopting roles. He can be your over weight serial killer or your transsexual woman in a film. He won a Best supporting Actor in the Academy Awards. He is not only a good actor, he also make good music. He is also known to change personal style. He can go from a clean cut look in 2009 and to now’s long ombre locks and facial hair.
16. Jessica Simpson
This singer, song writer, fashion designer, actress and reality tv personality seems to be a jack of all trades. She has conquered many arenas and one of them is weight loss. In 2009 she is being criticized for having gained weight and she managed to trim it down. She is now a spoke person for Weight Watchers in America.
She is best known as a cast member of MTV reality show Jersey Shore. She is a well known realoty tv and dancer. She has guested in various top rating talk shows. She self described herself as “meatball” that loved to party on that famed MTV series. She has moved from doing wild antics on the show to a more demure mother to her son. She has also picked interest in fitness and healthy living that helped her lose some weight.
18. Taylor Swift
She is a great singer and songwriter of this generation. She may still be recognizable from her looks in 2009 but she has undergone major changes just as much. In terms of her music, she has moved away from country music to now in becoming a pop star artist. With her looks, she has cut off that long curly hair short and changed her style to a more retro-influenced simplicity. She also has notably changed her erratic dating habits.
19. Chris Pratt
He started in tv series “Evergreen” where he first become well known. HE moved to films smoothly. He is the hunk in the lovely film “The Five Year Engagement” and “Bride Wars.” He used to have a pudgy body and jokes about it. Now he reveals a more fit one in preparation for his role in “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie.
20. Ariana Grande
She started in Broadway and landed her first break in the Nickelodeon show “Victorious”. She then moved to pop music. She left the show Victorious to focus more on her signing career. She proved to be successful in that after releasing two albums in 2013 and 2014. She has changed her look to accommodate her career move as a pop star.
21. Kelly Osbourne
She is the daughter of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne. A talented British phenomena as singer, song writer, actress, and fashion designer. She is now a fierce fashion icon and has a spot in “E” as fashion police. Her style has improved over the years and is now an authority of what’s in and what’s not. She is seen now in her lavender dyed hair.
It is amazing to witness what 5 years can do to a person’s look not to mention personality. These celebrities have undergone major revamped and some did themselves well and some don’t. We would like to know what you think. Share this too with friends and have a hefty discussion on which version of themselves you like better.