Test Yourself: How many of these young celebrity photos do you recognize?

Even the celebrities were just as human as us in their young age

All the celebrities – politicians, actors, musicians, artists and many more are human beings, first and foremost. We often forget that. We can’t imagine that young celebrity Brad Pitt playing basketball with his pals, or Sarah Silverman waits outside the door of an audition room. But hey! We all need to start somewhere and these celebrities are no exception to that. Let’s find out how many of them you can recognize, when they were as normal as your pal Jackie or Joanna!

Vladimir Putin (far left) as a young KGB spy, meeting Ronald Reagan.
Vladimir Putin (far left) as a young KGB spy, meeting Ronald Reagan. Young Celebrity

Vin Diesel's yearbook photo. [1985]
Vin Diesel's yearbook photo. [1985] Young Celebrity

Tommy Lee Jones in his senior year at St. Mark's School of Texas. [1965]
Tommy Lee Jones in his senior year at St. Mark's School of Texas. [1965] Young Celebrity

Steve Carell dressed in costume for a play in his final year at Middlesex School. [1980]
Steve Carell dressed in costume for a play in his final year at Middlesex School. [1980] Young Celebrity

Steve Buscemi during his days as a New York firefighter.
Steve Buscemi during his days as a New York firefighter. [1976] Young Celebrity

Stephen Colbert in college. [c. 1984]
Stephen Colbert in college. [c. 1984] Young Celebrity

Sarah Silverman at one of her first casting calls for 'Gypsy'. [c. 1980s]
Sarah Silverman at one of her first casting calls for 'Gypsy'. [c. 1980s] Young Celebrity

Robin Williams as a senior at Redwood High School. [1969]
Robin Williams as a senior at Redwood High School. [1969] Young Celebrity

Robert Downy Jr poses with his father's friend, Mike Tyson. [c. 1980s]
Robert Downy Jr poses with his father's friend, Mike Tyson. [c. 1980s] Young Celebrity

Muhammad Ali, then still Cassius Clay, training in a pool at the Sir John Hotel in Miami. [1961]
Muhammad Ali, then still Cassius Clay, training in a pool at the Sir John Hotel in Miami. [1961] Young Celebrity

Morgan Freeman sporting an afro in one of his first television roles. [1970s]
Morgan Freeman sporting an afro in one of his first television roles. [1970s] Young Celebrity

Michael Jordan in his dorm at college. [1982]
Michael Jordan in his dorm at college. [1982] Young Celebrity

Joseph Stalin's mugshots. [1911]
Joseph Stalin's mugshots. [1911] Young Celebrity

Jerry Stiller and his son, Ben Stiller, on a trip to New York. [c. 1978]
Jerry Stiller and his son, Ben Stiller, on a trip to New York. [c. 1978] Young Celebrity

Dwayne Johnson at age 15. [1987]
Dwayne Johnson at age 15. [1987] Young Celebrity

Don Cobain, Kurt Cobain's father, holds his new-born son. [1967]
Don Cobain, Kurt Cobain's father, holds his new-born son. [1967] Young Celebrity

Christian Bale playing with his Amstrad computer
Christian Bale playing with his Amstrad computer. [c. 1984] Young Celebrity

Brad Pitt (front row centre) with his childhood basketball team the Cherokee Rejects. [1977]
Brad Pitt (front row centre) with his childhood basketball team the Cherokee Rejects. [1977] Young Celebrity

Bob Ross as a Master sergeant in the USAF, before his trademark afro. [c. 1961–1981]
Bob Ross as a Master sergeant in the USAF, before his trademark afro. [c. 1961–1981] Young Celebrity

Bob Marley in his first band, the Wailers. [1965]
Bob Marley in his first band, the Wailers. [1965] Young Celebrity

Bill Gates' mug shot. [1977]
Bill Gates' mug shot. [1977] Young Celebrity

Bill Cosby when he played fullback in college for the Temple Owls. [1961]
Bill Cosby when he played fullback in college for the Temple Owls. [1961] Young Celebrity

Bill and Hillary Clinton as college sweethearts at Yale. [1970s]
Bill and Hillary Clinton as college sweethearts at Yale. [1970s] Young Celebrity

Barack Obama having a smoke as a freshman at college. [1980]
Barack Obama having a smoke as a freshman at college. [1980] Young Celebrity

Arnold Schwarzenegger seeing New York City for the first time. [1968]
Arnold Schwarzenegger seeing New York City for the first time. [1968] Young Celebrity

A youthful 26-year-old Joe Biden. [1964]
A youthful 26-year-old Joe Biden. [1964] Young Celebrity

A young Tony Hawk. [1980s]
A young Tony Hawk. [1980s] Young Celebrity

A young Jim Carrey. [c. 1970s]
A young Jim Carrey. [c. 1970s] Young Celebrity

A young BIll Clinton with his saxophone. [c. 1960]
A young BIll Clinton with his saxophone. [c. 1960] Young Celebrity

A 23-year-old Frank Sinatra has his mug shots taken after he was arrested for adultery and seduction, a crime at the time. [1938]
A 23-year-old Frank Sinatra has his mug shots taken after he was arrested for adultery and seduction, a crime at the time. [1938] Young Celebrity

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