We have been bombarded by the media with numerous pictures of celebrities posing in every magazine, video and the internet. Yet we have rarely seen any of them when they were young kids. If you are wondering, how some of them might have looked in their childhood, then here are cute photos of 10 celebrities as children.
Adele grew up in Tottenham London where she was raised by her mother. Her father had left when she was just 2. Despite the hardship, Adele was admitted into the BRIT school of performing arts at Croydon from where she graduated in 2006. But by the time she was 16, she had made her first record “Hometown Glory” which she wrote and composed herself.
Ryan Gosling grew up in London Ontario and was also brought up by his mother after his parents divorced when he was 12. At about the same time, he was chosen as a Mouseketeer on the Mickey Mouse club along with cast members, Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears.
Obama’s parents divorced when he was just four after which his mother an English woman Anne Dunham married an Indonesian and the family travelled to Indonesia where Obama spent most of his childhood.
Angelina Jolie like the others was also raised by her mother Marcheline Bertrand when her parents divorced when she was a year old. Her exposure to the silver screen was at the age of four when she was given a small part in her Father and actor Jon Voight’s lookin to get out in 1982.
Among celebrities as children, Leonardo Di Caprio was brought up by his mother when his parents divorced when he was a year old. He was raised in the Los Angeles Neighborhoods of Los Feliz and Echo Park. He also spent a part of his childhood in Germany where he lived with his maternal grandparents which is why he is fluent in German.
6.Chloe Grace Moretz
Chloe Moretz was born in Atlanta Georgia but her family moved to New York City I 2002 because her brother had secured a place in the Professional Performing Arts School which is how she got exposed to performing as she would help him read his lines. She earned recognition as a young artist for her role in the remake of the Horror film Amityville Horror in 2005.
7.Neil Patrick Harris
Everyone knows what Neil Patrick Harris was as a kid and this Photo depicts it perfectly as the child star in the role of child prodigy and Doctor Doogie Howzer. For the record, he was raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico where his parents ran a restaurant.
Benedict Cumberbatch was the son of actor parents Timothy Carlton and Wanda Ventham. He grew up in Kensington and Chelsea and attended boarding school from the age of 8. He was also an arts scholar at harrow school.
George Clooney was raised in Lexington Kentucky in a strict catholic family. One of his ancestors Mary Ann Sparrow was the half sister of Nancy Lincoln the mother of Abraham Lincoln. He attended catholic schools as a child where he also served as an altar boy.
In these pictures of celebrities as children, Freddie Mercury Born Farokh Balsara was raised in a Parsi family living in Zanzibar but spent most of his childhood in India where he attended a boarding school for boys named St Peters in Panchgani Mumbai. He formed his own band “the Hectics” when he was just 12 and played covers of Cliff Richards and Little Richards.