The best time of our life is definitely our childhood. It’s the period in which we have no responsibility, no work to do, and all we care about is finding time out of school to play with our friends and favorite toys. The big stars of Hollywood and the most famous world celebrities were all children at some point, and here is a special selection of some of the very best pictures of them when they were kids. Enjoy!
#1 Paris Hilton
The famous American socialite, model, actress and singer, Paris Hilton, was born in New York on February 17, 1981. Paris is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels.
#2 Cameron Diaz
The American actress Cameron Diaz was born on August 30, 1972, but only started her career in the 1990’s as Tina Carlyle in the movie “The Mask” in 1994 with Jim Carrey.
#3 Bruno Mars
Peter Gene Hernandez, or “Bruno Mars” as everyone knows him by, was born on October 8, 1985 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is famous for his incredible voice and admirable talent to write catchy songs that instantly become hits. Bruno is also a record producer, voice actor, and choreographer.
#4 Avril Lavigne
The French-Canadian singer and “punk-pop princess” Avril Ramona Lavigne was born on September 27, 1984 in Belleville, Ontario. Since her professional debut album, she has sold more than 50 million singles and over 30 million albums worldwide
#5 Robert Downey Jr
The infamous American actor Robert Downey Jr, well known for recently playing the brilliant Tony Stark in Iron Man, was born on April 4, 1965. Downey is also a producer and singer. His first movie was “Chaplin” in 1992, playing the role of Charlie Chaplin, which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
#6 Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse was one of the great successes of worldwide music. With her amazing and peculiar voice, she sold millions of albums all over the world, until she died tragically from drug abuse in London at just 27 years old.
#7 Scarlett Johansson
The American actress Scarlett Johansson was born on November 22, 1984, making her film debut in the 1994 movie “North”. Here’s some pictures of her childhood and an amazing rare video of one of her first auditions.
#8 Orlando Bloom
Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom or simply Orlando Bloom is an English actor who was born on 13 January, 1977. He is well known for his incredible breakthrough in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, playing the role of the warrior Legolas.
#9 Elvis Presley
The King of Rock and Roll, or simply, “The King”, Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi, and is one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century. Unfortunately, Presley died in 1977 at only 42 years old, and left millions of heartbroken fans all around the world.
The American singer-songwriter Kesha Rose Sebert, simply known as Kesha, was born on March 1, 1987. “Tik Tok”, one of her most successful hits, is amongst the best-selling digital singles in history. It sold over 14 million units internationally.
#11 Denzel Washington
The American actor and filmmaker Denzel Hayes Washington Jr was born on December 28, 1954 and is one of the most acclaimed actors of Hollywood. Washington received two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for the historical drama-war film “Glory” (1989) and Best Actor for his role in “Training Day” (2001).
The infamous American singer Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter or simply, Beyoncé, was born on September 4, 1981 in Houston, Texas. She began her singing career in the 90’s in the R&B girl-group, Destiny’s Child, until she started her solo career and sold millions of albums worldwide.
#13 Michael Jordan
Michael Jeffrey Jordan or simply the great NBA myth Michael Jordan was born on February 17, 1963. MJ is also an entrepreneur, and principal owner of the NBA team Charlotte Hornets. Michael Jordan was one of the most effectively marketed athletes of his generation and was fundamental in popularizing the NBA around the world.
#14 Steve Jobs
The American entrepreneur and genius Steven Paul Jobs was born on February 24, 1955. Steve is well known as the CEO of one of the biggest technological companies in the world, Apple Inc. Jobs died on October 5, 2011.
#15 Ben Stiller
The American actor, comedian and filmmaker, Benjamin Edward Meara, or Ben Stiller, was born on November 30, 1965. In the picture below we can see him in the presence of his father, the veteran comedian and actor Jerry Stiller.
#16 Albert Einstein
One of the greatest personalities in the area of science is well known for his theories and the infamous picture with the aspirin on his tongue. But, have you ever seen him when he was a child or young adult? Well, here he is.
#17 Marilyn Monroe
The beautiful star Marilyn Monroe was one of the first women in the media to captivate an entire generation for her unique beauty and elegance. She was born on June 1, 1926, in Los Angeles, USA.
#18 Arnold Schwarzenegger
The great American actor and now the Governor of California, Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger was born on July 30, 1947 in Austria. He started his career as a professional bodybuilder, becoming one of the most important actors of Hollywood, and now he is the 38th Governor of California.