17 Celebrities Who Predicted Their Fame And It Did Come True

Everyone enjoys being in control. One piece of evidence for this opinion is that people most likely hope that their predictions are going to be true. Other predictions go for the impossible, while some are like shooting fish in a barrel. But have you ever met or known someone that could predict something (only they could see it) that came true? Interestingly, in the Entertainment industry, several celebrities can predict their famous lives at a young age.
Stars like Jennifer Lawrence and Kim Kardashian knew they had something incredible, and they had the belief that they would become well-known in the future. Other musicians, like Lady Gaga, Niall Horan, and Hanson, dreamed of having lengthy, successful musical careers. And then there were celebs like Miranda Lambert, Sandra Bullock, and Paula Abdul, who did exactly what their high school classmates claimed they would do in their yearbook superlatives.
There are other awesome cases you need to explore. Let's check out our photo gallery below to see 17 celebs who correctly predicted their futures.

#1 Lil Nas X

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Lil Nas X, the stage name of Montero Lamar Hill, is a rapper and singer from the United States who was born on April 9, 1999. He became well-known after releasing his country rap tune "Old Town Road," which attracted viral attention at the beginning of 2019 before conquering music charts globally and earning diamond certification by November of the same year.
In January 2019, Lil Nas X manifested his stardom while eating a slice of pizza and discussing his song, "Old Town Road." "It's doing pretty fucking well," he said. And after the song was released, the artist had 3,000 Instagram followers, 2,000 YouTube subscribers, and fewer than 1,000 Spotify listeners.

#2 Whitney Houston

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Oprah Winfrey interviewed Whitney Houston in 2009 at the Town Hall venue in New York City. The legendary singer chooses this location for the interview for a special reason. When she was 13 years old, she performed there for her mother, singer Cissy Houston. While singing "Tomorrow" from the musical Annie, the young Whitney became aware of her powerful vocal talent. Cissy - her mom, said to Whitney that her talent will help her achieve great success.

#3 Marilyn Monroe

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Marilyn had dreams of becoming a well-known Hollywood performer before she grew into one of the most iconic actors of all time. Marilyn knew in the depths of her soul that this desire will come true as she worked hard to improve her acting abilities.
“I used to think as I looked out on the Hollywood night — there must be thousands of girls sitting alone like me, dreaming of becoming a movie star," Marilyn said. "But I'm not going to worry about them. I'm dreaming the hardest.”

#4 Nicki Minaj

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When Nicki was 5 years old, her family moved to the US from Trinidad & Tobago. She revealed that when she initially immigrated to America, she went to her room and sincerely prayed to God for financial blessings so she could care for her mother. Nicki also hoped that she would become famous so that she could make enough money to buy her mother a house. Nicki bought her mother a house before "Pink Friday", her debut studio album.

#5 Megan Thee Stallion

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Two years before releasing her debut single "Like a Stallion" in May 2014, Megan forecasted that her rap career would expand and that she would eventually need a team to manage her blossoming job.
Megan posted on Twitter, "I need a team bc I promise this rap shit gone take off for me,"
Since that time, Megan has won three Grammys, including the Best New Artist prize. She became the first female rapper to achieve this feat in over 20 years. In addition, she made history in 2022 by becoming the first female rapper to ever participate at the Oscars by contributing to a live performance of "We Don't Talk About Bruno."

#6 George Michael

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In 1981, while they were both in their late teens, George and Andrew Ridgeley, his friend from elementary school, founded the musical group, Wham! They quickly became well-known because of their debut single, "Young Guns (Go For It)". George was interviewed on the talk show Parkinson in 1998, and he talked about how most of the public figures he met had low self-esteem.
According to him, "I have never met a star who didn't come from the same kind of insecurity. It’s the things that are missing that make you a star. It’s not the things that you have."

#7 Kanye West

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Before releasing "The College Dropout," his debut studio album, and becoming a household name, Kanye told Oprah Winfrey that he would be successful. Oprah decided to pull up next to Kanye in 2002 since he was driving a Mercedes-Benz G-Class, the same kind she was driving at the time. They talked about the car.
Kanye expressed his desire to appear on her show in the future during their talk. Oprah told Kanye, "You go, 'I'm going to be on your show one day, and I'm like, 'Yeah, okay,' because people say that to me all the time. ... But you're the first person who ever made that true."

#8 Noah Centineo

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To promote "On All the Boys I've Loved Before," Noah went to The Late Late Show with James Corden in 2018. He remembered seeing James in New York a year before when he was still a young actor. He introduced himself to the late-night host and said he hoped to appear on James' show as a famous guest in the future.
"I said, 'I'm going to be on your show.' And [James] said, 'When?'" Noah said. "And I said, 'Eventually.'"

#9 Jennifer Lawrence

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When she was young, Jennifer acknowledged that she had a strong intuition she would become famous. She first had no idea how she would become famous, but after realizing that acting would be her job, she left middle school at the age of 14. She claimed that she had always known she would become well-known.

#10 Lady Gaga

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Gaga talked about the sources of inspiration for her first studio album, "The Fame," in March 2008. The singer-songwriter claimed that when she was a young girl, she informed her father that she wanted to be a rock star, and he supported her in pursuing her dream. Not only did Gaga manifest her popularity, but she also claimed that anyone could do the same thing depending on their behavior.
Gaga remarked, "You have the ability to self-proclaim your own fame,"

#11 Snooki

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Snooki responded, "I didn't make it a big deal," when asked how it felt to gain notoriety. One explanation for this is that she always expected to become famous one day.

She had no idea why; she just had the feeling that she would become well-known for being a dumbass, and it did.

#12 Jim Carrey

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Early in the 1980s, when Jim was still appearing in comedy clubs and not yet well-known to the general public, he was asked about his career. He expressed his hope for the future and made hints about his future global success. And today, he is among the most well-known and wealthy actors in the world.

#13 Eddie Murphy

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Early in the 1980s, Eddie was a stand-up comedian trying to establish himself in the entertainment business. In a few years, he expected to be well-known for his work, and he was passionate about his success.
"I want to get ... famous by the time I'm 21. I'm 19 now. I give myself two years," Eddie said.
Two years later, he created legendary SNL characters, starred in the successful film "Trading Places", and co-hosted the 35th Annual Emmy Awards with Joan Rivers.

#14 Kim Kardashian

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Kim Kardashian was 13 years old in 1994 when she celebrated her eighth-grade graduation. A video about that party was aired on Entertainment Tonight in 2014. In the recording, the reality star spoke to the camera about her upcoming global renown.

#15 Chris Pratt

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When he was a high school student, Chris predicted he would become a wealthy public figure, although he had not yet seen his future as a prominent Hollywood star.
He remembers the moment he went into his high school wrestling coach's office and his teacher asked, "Chris, what do you want to do with yourself?" He was unsure, but he knew he would become well-known and earn a fortune.
Now his acting career has reportedly contributed to an estimated $80 million in net worth as of 2022.

#16 Oprah Winfrey

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Oprah talked about her life and work's success in an interview with Barbara Walters in 1988. She claimed that even as a little girl growing up in Kosciusko, Mississippi, she had an intuition that she would be well-known in the future. She had known her entire life that she was destined for greatness.

#17 The Go-Go's

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Belinda Carlisle, a member of the Go-Go's, detailed the history of the storied band's formation in a 2015 interview. Belinda, along with the four other founding members of the band—Jane Wiedlin, Charlotte Caffey, Margot Olavarria, and Elissa Bello—decided to start a band in 1978 even though most of them had never played an instrument before.
Despite having little performance experience, the band never lost its desire and advanced quickly in the music business. Today, they're regarded as the most accomplished all-female rock band in history.
Belinda recalled that when she and Jane ran down the stairs, they both believed they would one day become wealthy and well-known. Belinda added. "And looking back on it, it was, like, total manifestation."
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