From homegrown Aussie talents to Hollywood A-listers, we have scoured celebs’ socials and their mums’ photo albums for the flashback photos that prove that when it comes to the teenage awkward phase, these celebrities are just like us.
Questionable fashion choices and dubious hair styles, we can’t help but cringe at our own choices – and it’s good to know we were not alone as we look back at these stars.
So here we go, in no particular order, Let’s get stuck in – it’s throwback time!
Zoë Foster Blake
The Australian author, entrepreneur and beauty brand founder has come a long way since her homemade balayage days.
The Class of ’07 actress has always been a cool kid, even back in high school.
Class of ’07
What is it about? The ultimate throwback, this series takes a group of women right back to their high school days when they become trapped at their all girls high school after an apocalyptic tidal waves hits during their 10-year-reunion. Watch as old friendships are rebuilt and old rivalries return as they learn to survive in this strange new world.
When can you watch it? Class of ’07 is coming March 17.
Where can you watch it? Prime Video
Want to know more? Watch the trailer above.
The TV and radio fave proves she’s just like us with these flashbacks to high school days. “The 90s… when you didn’t get the chance to take a photo multiple times ’til you got one with your eyes open,” Carrie captioned this snap.
Fresh-faced funny woman and queen of body positivity, Celeste is never too proud to poke fun at herself.
We’re getting boy band vibes from comedian Tommy’s 90s dreadlocks.
Jackie ‘O’ Henderson
The radio host shared this photo of herself as a fresh-faced high-schooler. “#throwbackthursday to when I had REAL freckles and thick eyebrows 😂😂😂 I blame Pamela Anderson for making me think it was cool to wax them all off 😡😢”
Bushy blonde hair and a wide faced grin. We almost didn’t recognise this homegrown Hollywood A-lister from his high school shot. Talk about a glow up!
The X-Men star proves he’s always been hot with this throwback to his high school formal. He captioned the snap: “Lesson #374 & #375 from my Dad: ‘Always be a gentleman’ and ‘Never, ever kiss and tell.’”
The singer, who signed her first music contract aged 15, shared this rare teen snap to TikTok.
The ex-Bachie alum shared a school photo with her sister: “May we forever be as cool as your thin leather Minnie Mouse watch and my Baby G.”
Two Hemsworths in one story! We are really spoiling you. The smooth-faced stud looked dashing at his high school formal in this snap.
Matty ‘J’ Johnson
Laura Byrne dug out this old snap of her ex-Bachie husband and captioned the shot: “Happy Valentine’s Day to this stud. Puberty was good to you.”
“Lean, mean and all of 17!!!” the actress wrote on Instagram when she shared this school days throwback.
Throwing back to her days as a high school cheerleader the model ’fessed up in her post: “…I sucked at cheerleading almost as much as I sucked at doing my brows. Truly no idea how I made this team.”
Legendary actor and ex-WWF wrestler The Rock is unrecognisable in this throwback. He shared to Instagram: “By the time I was 16 years old… I was 6ft 4ins, 225lbs rockin’ a dead caterpillar on my lip (aka the porn 'stache) and all the kids in every high school thought I was an undercover cop cause I looked like a mutated, yet handsome SOB of a man child.”
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