Guess the Celebrity from the Throwback Photo

You may think you know all about celebrity trivia — but can you match these stars' cutest pics as kids to the A-listers they grew up to be? 

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'Crazy' Cute

guess the celeb Gemma Chan
Instagram

This star shared a photo of her younger self cheesin' to commemorate a recent birthday.

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Gemma Chan

Gemma Chan
Massimo Insabato/Getty

And as we all know, Gemma's photogenic nature is Eternals.

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Legendarily Adorable

John Legend celeb baby pictures
Instagram

Judging by this photo, this talented star has been melting hearts since day one.

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John Legend

John Legend at SiriusXM and Pandora, Kimberly Wilson attend Home On Tour featuring John Legend, presented by Ashley x Pandora, on March 25, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
Kevin Mazur/Getty

The singer (whose wife Chrissy Teigen shared the sweet photo to celebrate his 44th birthday) still has the same babyfaced charm.

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Brr-thday Girl

katie homes
Katie Holmes/instagram

"I do love being a December baby," this star posted, along with a throwback photo from birthdays past.

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Katie Holmes

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 09: Katie Holmes attends the Z100's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2022 Press Room at Madison Square Garden on December 09, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
Dia Dipasupil/Getty

The actress celebrated her 44th birthday on Dec. 18, 2022, and thanked followers for their "kindness" in celebrating her.

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Just My Type

Nick Kroll
Nick Kroll/instagram

This cutie went on to document some of the most agonizingly awkward moments of adolescence on TV.

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Nick Kroll

Nick Kroll
Phillip Faraone/Getty

The Big Mouth creator said his childhood charm was "all in the smize, baby."

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Baby Belle

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bh2E8-xHtxt/ gugumbatharaw's profile picture gugumbatharaw Verified On my birthday, I just want to take a moment to thank all my Playmates, Mentors and Guiding Spirits along the way... this mini Gugulethu says thank you for the adventure! To the Joy in the Journey! ❤️🤸🏽‍♂️🌈☀️#gratitude #birthdaygirl #trustthejourney 222w
gugumbatharaw/Instagram

This bright-eyed beauty grew up in the English countryside.

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 26: Gugu Mbatha-Raw attends "Loving" New York Premiere at Landmark Sunshine Theater on October 26, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)
John Lamparski/WireImage.

The Surface star shared the flashback photo in honor of her birthday, writing, "This mini Gugulethu says thank you for the adventure!" Her full name translates to "our pride" in South Africa's Nguni languages.

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Tree Topper

Hilarie Burton
Instagram

The celeb was "One" cute kid!

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Hilarie Burton

Hilarie Burton attends the Season 10 Premiere of 'The Walking Dead'
Hilarie Burton. LISA O'CONNOR/AFP/Getty

That bespectacled cutie grew up to be One Tree Hill's Hilarie Burton — and it turns out, she was a dead ringer for her daughter George. "I love that with the advent of filters, some folks can't tell that this is me in the 1980s and not George today," she wrote on the Instagram.

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Hit Man

Derek Jeter
Hannah Jeter/Instagram

You could totally tell this kid was going to knock it out of the park.

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Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter hosts 25th Turn 2 Foundation Dinner in NYC
Richard Buxo / SplashNews.com

The Yankees superstar's boyish good looks haven't changed a bit.

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Oh, Go On

Celine Dion Instagram
Instagram

This little cutie was all heart.

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Céline Dion

Celine Dion
Céline Dion. Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Image

The superstar singer had a powerhouse voice even when she was a kid — she recorded her debut album, La voix du bon Dieu, when she was only 13.

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Extra Special

Maria Menounos
Maria Menounos/Instagram

The star who shared this photo recently had a funny story about the necklace she was wearing in the shot.

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Maria Menounos

Maria Menounos attends the "Once Upon A Time In Queens" Los Angeles Premiere at NeueHouse Los Angeles on September 10, 2021 in Hollywood, California.
Kevin Winter/Getty

"Little Maria in second grade (wearing my 'little s--t' charm we found on the floor from our days cleaning the channel nightclub in boston growing up, parents didn't know what it meant…the charm clearly rings true to me 😂)," she wrote on Instagram.

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Made in the Braids

Jessica Biel guess the celeb
Instagram

This birthday girl would soon grow up to be in seventh heaven.

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Jessica Biel

Jessica Biel
Jessica Biel. Jamie McCarthy/Getty

The actress (who turned 40 in 2022) has posted cute throwback photos to celebrate past milestones.

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Curly Cutie

Tiffani Thiessen
Instagram

This actress was always destined to be a belle.

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Tiffani Thiessen

Tiffani Thiessen
Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

The Saved by the Bell star shared her too-cute throwback photo with the hashtag #70s.

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Sister Act

Kyle Richards
Kyle Richards/instagram

These two were always keeping it real.

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Kyle & Kim Richards

Kyle Richards and Kim Richards
Jason Merritt/Getty

The sisters and Real Housewives were clearly trendsetters from the start.

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Fringe Benefits

hello bello
hello bello/instagram

This star thanked her mom, "the mullet master herself," for her shaggy kids' cut.

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Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell
Presley Ann/Getty Images

These days, she's all about keeping it sleek.

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What's Cookin'?

The Pioneer Woman
The Pioneer Woman/instagram

This radiant redhead has always forged her own way, even at 13.

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Ree Drummond

Ree Drummond
Tyler Essary/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty

The Pioneer Woman still stands out in a crowd.

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Blonde Ambition

celeb throwbacks Amanda Seyfried
Amanda Seyfried/Instagram

Mamma Mia, this kiddo was a cutie.

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Amanda Seyfried

Amanda Seyfried attends a special screening of "A Mouthful Of Air" hosted by The Cinema Society at The Roxy Hotel on October 24, 2021 in New York City
Noam Galai/Getty

She grew up into the multitalented star we all know today.

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Keys to Success

celeb throwbacks Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys/Instagram

Did this tot end up as a piano prodigy?

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Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys. Rich Fury/Getty

And then some — the music superstar is known for her phenomenal feats on the ivories.

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Even More Adorable Celebrity Kids

guess the celeb kid
Nicole Kidman/Instagram

Can you guess who this mop-topped future musician is? Find out and guess even more celeb kids from the throwback photos here.

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