- Do you know how your favorite celebrities looked like as a child?
- Here's our favorite photos of celebrities before they were famous
You may see them right now in the news, at events or on stage looking all polished and poised but every celebrity has a past. It may not have been dark, but it may definitely have been awkward.
From Beyoncé to Barack Obama, Alicia Keys, Rihanna and even late Aaliyah, NAIJ.com compiled childhood photos of some of your favourite American celebrities.
Check out their cute looks below:
1. President Barrack Obama
He eliminated Osama bin Laden and for the period he was in office, he and his wife, Michelle, gave us serious and cute relationship goals.
But before he was the 44th President of the United States, he was just the chubby kid next door.
2. Alicia Keys
Born Alicia Augello Cook, Alicia Keys stormed into the scene with song, Fallin and we’ve been falling in love with her ever since.
With her prowess as a pianist and her amazing smooth and powerful vocals, this singer/songwriter has belted out hits such as I Ain’t Got You and Girl on Fire.
And her good looks were evident from a young age.
She was destined to be the queen of R&B but she left us too soon at only 22.
Aaliyah Dana Houghton popularly known as Aaliyah inspired her fans with her velvety smooth voice. Her tracks like Try Again and Are You That Somebody and her memory will forever remain in our hearts.
Aaliyah’s captivating smile was evident from a young age.
Since her days as part of girl group Destiny Child, Queen Bey as fondly called has taken the crown of the queen of pop and no one has proven worthy to unseat her.
The smile that would capture the imagination of men and women alike was evident from a young age.
The sultry songstress has evolved over the years since her first single, Pon de Replay.
However, Riri proves that her charm is inborn as it is evident in this picture.
6. Kevin Hart
He is one of the best comedic geniuses alive.
But before he was cracking us up, he was a loving big brother.
Inside Fela's massive house where he spent his last days - on NAIJ.com TV.