Guess the Celebrity By a Yearbook Photo

By Chrisna San Juan

Believe or not, the biggest celebrities had an awkward phase like everyone else. The proof? Vintage yearbook photos, lurking in permanent archives. Braces, bangs, and pimples be damned — nothing could stop these superstars from reaching the top!

Future Cat Mama

With little blond braids and flowing hair, this shy smiler would one day become known for her impeccable style and singing talent. Yes, really.

When she smells her favorite perfume now, she reminisces: "It brings me back to the days of trying to get a close parking spot at school, trying to get noticed by soccer players, and trying to figure out how to avoid doing or saying anything uncool, and wishing every minute of every day that one day maybe I'd get a chance to win a Grammy." Who is this awkward cutie?

Challenge time: Guess your favorite celebs in high school, before they were icons!