Totally Awesome School Photos Of Your Favorite Celebrities

Before celebrities rose to their stardom, they were sitting in boring math classes and rushing the hallways like the rest of us. Still, these celebs might have some embarrassing moments that they could forget at school. They can also wear some awkward outfits when attending prom parties. Looking back at their teenage years, some celebrities are unrecognizable but we all agree that they look adorable in their yearbook photos that make you think back to your own school days.
Everyone, from Brad Pritt to Lady Gaga, would blow your mind away with their old-school pictures. Their yearbook pics are a relatable throwback to remind you that just like us. Let’s take a look at these photos for proof. Which pics of celebrities are the most impressive? Let us know in the comment section. Now, scroll down and enjoy!

#1 Jennifer Lopez

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Jennifer Lopez was just a fresh-faced teen when she took that photo, along with her senior quote: “What a lovely dream come true to love someone who loves you.”

#2 Tom Cruise

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Tom Cruise looks so cool before he was famous in his senior yearbook pics. He is known for graduating from Glen Ridge High School in 1980.

#3 Matthew McConaughey

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McConaughey wore a choker necklace in his sophomore yearbook photo at Longview High School in Texas in 1986.

#4 Snoop Dogg

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Back in 1989, Snoop Dogg's name was Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.,  and his nickname was "Snoopy" from his senior year at Long Beach Polytechnic High School.

#5 Reese Witherspoon

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Reese Witherspoon burst onto the Hollywood scene when she was just 14 after casting in the flick Man on the Moon. She just looks adorable in this childhood photograph.

#6 Dwayne Johnson

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The Rock once posted this hilarious throwback pic on Instagram from his awkward years in school.
He wrote the caption: “Throwback to 7 years old in Hawaii, and just drippin’ cool with my buck teeth [and] aloha shirt.”

#7 Jennifer Lawrence

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The Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence got both beauty and brains when graduated with a 3.9 and finished school two years earlier.

#8 George Clooney

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George Clooney's charm has been shown since he was in Augusta High School. He was known for being very active in school activities.

#9 Jay-Z

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Jay-Z looks incredible as a button in this throwback pic that his wife, Beyoncé, posted on Instagram.

#10 Ryan Seacrest

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Ryan Seacrest's open about being bullied due to his weight at Elementary School in Dunwoody, Georgia.
He revealed his experience with Men’s Health, “I also remember at times being teased about it, and because of that, it’s still in my brain. I never want to feel that way again, and that motivates me to strive hard for balance without cutting anything that I truly enjoy, but while also knowing I can’t have it all the time.”

#11 Bruce Willis

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Bruce Willis was very busy as a teenager and was so popular that he was even selected for the president of the school council.

#12 Kelly Clarkson

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It's amazing to look back at her humble beginnings when Kelly Clarkson was just very young. This sweet childhood picture of the actress is just so cute. She had that million-dollar smile since, and how sassy was her blonde hair?

#13 Blake Lively

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No one could deny Blake Lively's charming smile. It's no doubt that this cuttie became everyone's favorite actress.

#14 Justin Bieber

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Amazingly, this yearbook photo of the Biebs was taken at the age of 8.

#15 Gwen Stefani

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Gwen Stefani attended Loara High School in Anaheim, California, and graduated in 1987. She was popular with her classmates and took part in many school activities.

#16 Kurt Cobain

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Here's the school photo of Kurt Cobain when he was just a teenager attending Robert Gray Elementary School in Capital Heights, Maryland.

#17 Brad Pitt

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This kid with a goofy haircut would be one of the most famous actors in Hollywood. Brad Pritt was then 14 years old when he took a photo with his basketball team, the Cherokee Rejects in 1979.

#18 Jennifer Garner

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Jennifer Garner shared a Throwback Thursday picture on Instagram to celebrate Thanksgiving and it was a doozy. From her weird hairstyle to her yellow jumper, she is just like the rest of us in the 80s.

#19 Adam Devine

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Adam Levine has certainly been making everyone laugh since his teenage years at Millard South High School in Omaha, Nebraska.

#20 Beyoncé

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Queen B studied at the Houston High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. This picture is from her 9th-year school yearbook.

#21 Bruno Mars

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Here's the 2003 senior portrait of Bruno Mars from his time at President Theodore Roosevelt High School in Honolulu, Hawaii.

#22 Liam Hemsworth

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Before being the star of the Hunger Games movies, Liam Hemsworth went through an ungrateful period of adolescence. This photo is from his freshman year at the Newhaven College on Phillip Island, in Victoria, Australia.

#23 Cameron Diaz


This yearbook pic from Long Beach Polytechnic High School shows that Diaz was always a dream girl.

#24 Kim Kardashian

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Kim Kardashian was just a normal teenager until she made it big in Hollywood. She once shared this picture on social media from Marymount High School, a Roman Catholic all-girls school in Los Angeles.

#25 Tom Hanks

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Tom Hank attended Skyline High School in Oakland, Califonia, and this photo was a bit more 70s vice.

#26 Katy Perry

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The famous singer's real name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson. She comes from a very religious family and her parents are paster, after all! This picture is from her freshman year at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, California.

#27 Channing Tatum

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Channel Tatum was struggling with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and dyslexia in school. He was a sportsman and had a lot of charisma at that time.

#28 Tyra Banks

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Tyra Banks has embraced her beauty since she was very young. She graduated in 1991 and was accepted to UCLA and USC, but she turned down to pursue a modeling career instead.

#29 Mandy Moore

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Mandy Moore posed a cringy school portrait when she was a teenager, like the rest of us. She started her acting career at a very young age, in the grade of 6th.

#30 Ariana Grande

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Ariana Grande attended North Broward Preparatory School in Parkland, Florida. She took the time to update her peers on She wrote: “So after I graduated, I went on with my singing career! Yay!” And it comes true.

#31 Madonna

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It's hard to believe that Madona was just an ordinary girl when she was in high school. The singer attended Rochester Adams High School in Rochester, Michigan, and graduated in 1976.

#32 Matt Damon

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Matt Damon was completely dreamy when he was a teenager. He attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin School located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and graduated in 1997.

#33 Lady Gaga

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Before hitting the big time, Lady Gaga was famous as Stefani Germanotta and attended the private School Convent of the Sacred Heart in Manhattan, N.Y. Sadly, according to The Daily Beast, the famous singer was also a victim of bullying at school.

#34 Selena Gomez

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Selena looks so cute in her throwback photo from her elementary school days. She wore denim overalls and the cutest toothy grin.

#35 Alec Baldwin

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Before Alec Baldwin became a household name, he was a dashing young man who came from Barner High School located in Massapequa, New York.

#36 Chris Pratt

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The Captain of American star shared this awkward photo from his middle school years on social media to support a project established by his brother-in-law. He caption the snap: “Before selfies, this was what 13 looked like. #Being13 looks like this now:”

#37 Meryl Streep


Meryl Streep is a former student of Bernards High School in Bernardsville, New Jersey. Streep told the graduating class that she used to thumb through fashion magazines so she could look like one of the “it” girls and felt like her teenage years were “a form of acting for a purpose”.

#38 Ashton Kutcher

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Ashton Kutcher was just a regular teenager when attending  Clear Creek Amana High School in Homestead, Iowa.  Looking back at his senior portrait, no one can deny that Kutcher was most likely popular with the ladies when he was a teenager.

#39 Julia Roberts

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Everyone loves to see this school picture of Julia Roberts at the tender age of 11. It's no doubt that she was a stylist even back then with her feathered hair and pink dress with a ruched turtle neck

#40 Dolly Parton

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Dooly Parton even had sky-high hair when she was a teenager as seen in school portraits. She attended Sevier County High School in Sevierville, Tennessee. Still, the country singer revealed to Rolling Stone magazine that she really hated going to school.
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