Everyone has an awkward phase. EVERYONE. Don't believe it? Look at these celebrity yearbook photos. Even the most beautiful swans were ugly ducklings once.
Child of Destiny
The future queen of pop was once just a regular high-school student.
Beyonce Knowles Carter is mother to Blue Ivy, Sir Carter and Remy.
Such a Baby, Baby, Baby
This Canadian pop star is all gelled up for picture day.
Different decade, different weird hairdo.
Before the Oscar
This Academy Award-winning actress hasn't changed much since high school.
Amy Adams has grown up to be one of the best actresses around today.
We Mustache You a Question
Thankfully, this comedian and late-night host lost the mustache.
Jimmy Fallon should write a thank-you note to his stylist, because they deserve one.
This young lady should have been voted "Most Likely to Have Her Own Hit TV Show."
"The New Girl" star and singer is way past the gawky teen years.
This guy grows up to guard the galaxy and wreck the park. Or something like that.
Besides what Chris Pratt looks like, he's one of Hollywood's most loved stars.
Just a Girl
Before she was "the voice" of her generation she was also a typical teen.
Gwen Stefani is probably considered more than "Just a Girl" now.
Some people mistake this yearbook photo for Zooey Deschanel.
But it's doppelganger Katy Perry, the pop singer and whipped-cream enthusiast.
Hey Mr. DJ
This radio and TV personality had quite a different look in high school.
Today Ryan Seacrest is the host of his own radio show and the co-host of Live with Kelly and Ryan.
Can you recognize this celebrity news reporter?
Rachel Maddow sure has changed since high school.
It looks like this singer was photogenic from an early age.
That sweet little girl has grown up to dominate the pop charts.
The Defiant One
This rapper was miles away from stardom in this photo.
Marshall Mathers has moved to the head of the class.
Do you recognize this comedian before he hit it big?
The Billy Madison funnyman has long since graduated.
Can't Handle This
No more pencils, no more books, but this funny lady still gives dirty looks.
The late-night host ditched the earrings but kept the attitude.
We Dug Up This One
Do you recognize greatness in the making?
We're sure Kanye West knew back then he was headed for success.