15 Hollywood Celebrities Who Looked ‘Ordinary’ as Kids but Blossomed as Adults

While it is true that beauty is in the eye of the beholder and that we shouldn’t really judge people according to their looks, society does have its norms and standards that define who look stunning and gorgeous.

Let’s take a look at these 15 hot and gorgeous Hollywood celebrities, most of whom represent various brands and companies – thanks to their popularity and good looks – even when they looked downright ‘ordinary’ as kids!

George Clooney

The young George Clooney looks a bit like a nerd, right?

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Photo credit: Nick and Nina Clooney and Shutterstock

January Jones

She looked like a totally different person!

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Photo credit: Instagram/January Jones and Kevin Mazur/Gettyimages.com

Chris Pine

Going from ‘not’ to ‘hot’ in 5… 4… 3… 2… 1!

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Photo credit: Ellen TV and Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/Gettyimages.com

Taylor Swift

Who would have thought that this ‘average’ girl would become a famous star?

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Photo credit: Taylor Swift/facebook.com and Jeff Vespa/Gettyimages.com

Zac Efron

He looks a bit silly in this old photo… but definitely hot as an adult!

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Photo credit: Splash and Steve Granitz/Gettyimages.com

Nicole Kidman

It’s amazing what a new hairstyle and makeup can do to change a woman’s face…

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Photo credit: Patrick Riviere/Gettyimages.com and Larry Busacca/Gettyimages.com

Matthew Lewis

He’ll always be remembered as that nerd, forgetful kid from the Harry Potter movies… but he looks so handsome now!

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Photo credit: Peter Kramer/Gettyimages.com and David M. Benett/Gettyimages.com

Julia Roberts

Awwwww! This lady had the makings of a star even at such a young age…

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Photo credit: pinterest and Featureflash Photo Agency/Shutterstock.com

Rashida Jones

She definitely grew from wallflower to star of the show!

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Photo credit: iamrashidajones/twitter.com and Pascal Le Segretain/Gettyimages.com

Tom Cruise

Can you believe Tom wasn’t such a handsome fella when he was younger?

Photo credit: Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library and Mike Marsland/Gettyimages.com
Photo credit: Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library and Mike Marsland/Gettyimages.com

Zooey Deschanel

Whoa! We’re so glad puberty had been a huge blessing for her…

Photo credit: Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library and Angela Weiss/Gettyimages.com
Photo credit: Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library and Angela Weiss/Gettyimages.com

Kristen Stewart

She looked somewhat the same; though quite boyish when she was younger…

Photo credit: Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library and JB Lacroix/Gettyimages.com
Photo credit: Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library and JB Lacroix/Gettyimages.com

Jake Gyllenhaal

Oh! He was such an adorable kid…

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Photo credit: Pinterest and Jeff Vespa/Gettyimages.com

Chris Pratt

He actually looks different — more like a photo of his brother than himself, yes?

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Photo credit: Reddit and Dimitrios Kambouris/Gettyimages.com

Megan Fox

What a gorgeous young lady!

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Photo credit: connery and Gareth Cattermole/Gettyimages.com

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