High school is when you start to develop your own sense of personal style and hopefully create memories that will last a lifetime. For most celebrities, the fabulous and glamourous lives they live today are far from how they appeared back in the day.
This list is taking a look back at what these actors, politicians musicians, and athletes looked like before the plastic surgery and professional stylists. This list also shows what each person was voted “Most Likely To” by their fellow classmates. Some of them hit the nail on the head, and others were very wrong.
49. Robert Downey Jr.
School: 1979-1982, Santa Monica High School
Most Likely To: Do drugs, and Lots of ’em.
48. James Franco
School: 1992-1996, Palo Alto High School
Most Likely To: Use this photo in some kind of performance art piece.
47. Jeremy Lin
School: 2002-2006, Palo Alto High School
Most Likely To: Bring hope to thousands of New Yorkers, and then become a symbol of the Knicks’ mismanagement.
46. Zac Efron
School: 2002-2006, Arroyo Grande High School
Most Likely To: Lose the lame collar-over-sweater look and the “Bieber sweep” for dope laid-back Cali waviness.
School: 1985-1992, Haynes Bridge Middle School
Most Likely To: Absolutely crush it with the ladies.
44. George Clooney
School: 1975-1979, Augusta High School
Most Likely To: Undergo the most extreme makeover ever.
43. Chace Crawford
School: 1999-2003, Trinity Christian Academy
Most Likely To: Never change his look, bro. Non-matching eyebrows and hair 4 lyfe!!!
42. Sean Penn
School: 1974-1978, Santa Monica High School
Most Likely To: Create a famous stoner high school character based on his own experiences.
School: 1988-1992, The American School in London
Most Likely To: Do weird things to his penis.
40. Matt LeBlanc
School: 1981-1985, Newton North High School
Most Likely To: Make dumb guys feel better about themselves.
39. Lil Jon
School: 1985-1989, Frederick Douglass High School
Most Likely To: Not be a successful rapper, unless he changes up his look.
38. Charlie Sheen
School: 1979-1983, Santa Monica High School
Most Likely To: Completely lose his shit. You can already see the madness in his eyes, and it’s only 1983.
School: 1986-1989, Lincoln High School
Most Likely To: Get his ass kicked because of this photo, and then rap about it later on.
36. Steve Buscemi
School: 1971-1975, Valley Stream Central High School
Most Likely To: Not age like a fine wine.
35. Perez Hilton
School: 1992-1996, Belen Jesuit Preparatory School
Most Likely To: Draw penises on the other yearbook photos.
34. Ryan Seacrest
School: 1988-1992, Dunwoody High School
Most Likely To: Fix all this.
33. Shia LeBeouf
School: 2000-2004, Alexander Hamilton High School
Most Likely To: Start taking himself way too seriously.
32. Kanye West
School: 1991-1995, Polaris High School
Most Likely To: Hide that handsome mug behind many, many masks.
31. Russell Brand
School: 1989-1993, Grays School Media Arts College and Italia Conti Academy
Most Likely To: Get skinny. Like, really skinny. Like able to use his concave chest as a wide, shallow soup bowl skinny.
30. Marilyn Manson
School: 1983-1987, GlenOak High School
Most Likely To: Grow up, find a steady job, marry, settle down, have two kids, live in the suburbs, and retire at 65 quietly content with life.
29. Jeff Bridges
School: 1963-1967, University High School
Most Likely To: One word: Tron.
28. Matthew McConaughey
School: 1983-1987, Longview High School
Most Likely To: Not wear a shirt from 1987 until professional retirement.
27. Snoop Lion
School: 1985-1989, Long Beach Polytechnic High School
Most Likely To: Decide lions over doggs.
26. Matt Lauer
School: 1971-1975, Greenwich High School
Most Likely To: Work with a guy who sharted in the White House.
25. Harrison Ford
School: 1956-1960, Maine East High School
Most Likely To: Own shoes that become the stuff of #menswear legends.
24. Matt Damon
School: 1984-1988, Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
Most Likely To: Make amnesia cool.
23. John Mayer
School: 1981-1985, Fairfield High School
Most Likely To: Ditch the tie for obscure Japanese streetwear.
22. Joe Biden
School: 1957-1961, Archmere Academy
Most Likely To: Have a firm anti-malarkey political stance.
21. Owen Wilson
School: 1982-1986, St. Mark’s School
Most Likely To: Get a nose job, at least we hope.
20. Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino
School: 1995-1999, Manalapan High School
Most Likely To: Somehow find a hairstyle worse than this one.
19. Rush Limbaugh
School: 1965-1969, Cape Girardeau, Missouri Central High School
Most Likely To: Be a civil and insightful moderator of a national discourse on politics and culture while being the very embodiment of class. Ha, just kidding! You were a dick in high school, and you’ll be a dick forever, Rush. Good riddance!
18. Stanley Tucci
School: 1974-1978, John Jay High School
Most Likely To: Nearly steal the show from Meryl Streep.
17. Orlando Bloom
School: 1983-1989, The King’s School Canterbury
Most Likely To: Somehow play a fantasy woodland fairy and then marry the hottest model in the world.
16. Bruce Willis
School: 1969-1973, Penns Grove
Most Likely To: Keep that luscious mane forever.
15. Paul Rudd
School: 1983-1987, Shawnee Mission West
Most Likely To: Be pigeonholed into acting roles where he’s a grown man with the impulses of the 18 year old boy pictured here.
14. Louis CK
School: 1981-1985, Newton North High School
Most Likely To: See the lighter, sillier side of life!
13. George W. Bush
School: 1960-1964, Phillips Academy
Most Likely To: Be the first cheerleader in the White House. And ruin everything.
12. Chris Christie
School: 1976-1980, Livingston High School
Most Likely To: Retain that svelte bod!
11. Jason Alexander
School: 1973-1977, Livingston High School
Most Likely To: Be an architect.
10. Channing Tatum
School: 1994-1998, Gaither High School and Tampa Catholic High School
Most Likely To: Be, and then play a stripper.
9. Jerry Seinfeld
School: 1968-1972, Massapequa High School
Most Likely To: Be a secret style icon.
8. Jamie Foxx
School: 1981-1985, Terrell High School
Most Likely To: Try to make the jheri curl trendy again.
7. Rick Santorum
School: 1972-1976, Butler Area High School and Carmel High School
Most Likely To: Join a traveling folk music troupe and OD on peyote while wearing a kooky printed shirt.
6. Denzel Washington
School: 1967-1971, Oakland Military Academy and Mainland High School
Most Likely To: Shove a bomb up a guy’s ass, hence creating the term “butthurt.”
School: 1972-1976, Central High School
Most Likely To: Make pancakes.
4. Alec Baldwin
School: 1972-1976, Aflred G. Berner High School
Most Likely To: Revive his career on the merit of his voice alone.
3. Anthony Weiner
School: 1977-1981, Brooklyn Tech High School
Most Likely To: Show his penis on some sort of world wide virtual network.
2. Barack Obama
School: 1975-1979, Punahou School
Most Likely To: Lead the free world, or, like, whatever.
1. Ice Cube
School: 1983-1987, Taft High School
Most Likely To: Get a little bit of gold and a pager.