10 Child Stars Then and Now
Nerdy, clumsy, cute and awkward, kids have different looks. No one can predict what would they look like, when grown up. Some meagre-looking kids grow up to be handsome and stocky men, while some overweight kids turn in to sleek and stylish hunkies. Same is the case with some of our famous celebrity child stars who turned into drop-dead gorgeous A-lister celebrities. Checkout our list of top 10 child stars.
At the beginning of her career, no one could have imagined that a tomboyish face with short hair can ever turned into a dream girl. Before turning into the most recognized face of Hollywood, she had worked in the movies like “The Safety of Objects” and “Panic Room” as a child artist. Her biggest breakthrough, that introduced her as a stunning face of a billion-dollar franchise was her world-famous role of Bella Swan in ‘Twilight’. Her other movies include “Snow White and the Huntsman”, Still Alice, personal shopper. Equals, Café Society (read more about fashion in Café Society) So and many more.
2. Georgie Henley
Who could forget that innocent and angelic child star of British origin, who played Lucy Pevensie in the ‘Chronicles of Narnia’. The pretty face back in 2005 has now turned into a green-eyed, flawless and polished beauty. Her other work includes; ‘Jane Eyre’, ‘Perfect Sisters’ and the ‘Sisterhood of Night’.
3. Matthew Lewis
This one is the most remarkable case of a perfect evolution from a fat, clumsy looking kid to a real-time hottie. Got recognized as one of the members of Potter bunch, Mathew Lewis is now everything that a woman desires. With immense sex appeal and stunning change in body shape, he has turned into a heart throb. His other movies include, ‘The Rise’ and ‘Me Before You’. After Harry Potter series, he got recognition from a military drama “Bluestone 42”.
4. Emma Watson
She was just 11 when the world recognized her as Hermione Granger, the famous witch of Hogwarts School. Since 2001 till now, we have been witnessing her growing up as actor, model and activist. All through these years, she has turned into a bewitching fashionista. Her other noticeable projects are the ‘Perks of Being a Wallflower’, ‘Noah’ and ‘Regression’. ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is another great venture, set to be released in 2017. [Find out how Rihanna is an innovator of style? Here]
5. Lindsay Lohan
A perfect Hollywood celebrity who is a perfect combo of ethereal beauty and mesmerizing looks. Lindsay started her career at the very young age of 3 as a fashion model. Later on, as she became 11, she got her debut movie under the banner of Disney, the remake of ‘The Parent Trap’. Her other famous movies include ‘Freaky Friday’, ‘Scary Movie 5’, ‘The Canyons’ and ‘Mean Girls’.
6. Joseph Gordon Levitt
Before joining tinsel town, Gordon worked in TV shows as a child artist, for quite a time. He got the attention of the viewers after playing the character of Tommy Solomon in the famous TV show 3rd Rock from the Sun. After taking a break of a few years for studies, his comeback as a mature artist, marked the great movies like ‘Mysterious Skin’, ‘The Look out’, and ‘Brick’. The most successful Hollywood ventures of his career include, ‘Inception’, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ and ‘Looper’.
7. Selena Gomez
An actress and singer with bubbly looks, Selena Gomez started her career as a child artist in famous TV show for kids, named ‘Barney and Friends’ and movie, ‘Spy Kid 3’. What gave her fame and recognition, is her role in the Disney production ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’. Pursuing her career as a singer and actress, she got fame for her gorgeously innocent looks and great sense of styling. Her other noticeable movies are ‘Spring Breakers’, ‘Monte Carlo’ and ‘Another Cinderella Story’.
8. Abigail Breslin
We all remember that small, scared, cutie pie in the alien-based movie ‘Signs’. It was Abigail Breslin just 5. She started her career at the young age of 3 when she first faced the camera for a TV commercial. She got the real fame when she was nominated for Oscars, for her mind-blowing performance in ‘Little Miss Sunshine’, at the age of 10. Now turned into an adorable girl, her other watchable movies include, ‘Princess Diaries 2’, ‘The Call, Maggie’, ‘Zombieland’ and ‘My Sister’s Keeper’.
9. Josh Peck
Remember the overweight guy from the shows ‘Drake and Josh’ and ‘Snow Day’? Who would believe that he may turn into a handsome hunk. Most of you would think that I am kidding but I am not. His evolution through all these years is really surprising. Working in the mediums like TV, theatre and movies, his most famous movies include, Red Dawn’, ‘Mean Creek’, ‘Merry Christmas’ and he also did voiceover work in the Ice Age Movies.
10. Bonnie Wright
Last but surely not the least on our list of ten child stars who grew up to be gorgeous, is the red haired, the youngest of the ‘Weasley family’ from ‘Harry Potter’. She came to fame by her significant role in The Harry Potter movies (she played the love interest of Harry). Now she is 25, and has turned into an alluring and radiant looking girl. Some of her other remarkable movies include; ‘After the Dark’, ‘The Sea’, ‘The Philosophers’ and ‘Before I Sleep’. [Catch your Favorite Celebrities at New York Fashion Week here]