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Then And Now: Chances Are You Won’t Recognize Some Of These Celebrities From Their Childhood Pictures

As you transition from childhood to adulthood, one of two things happens when it comes to your facial features. You either maintain the same exact baby face as you get older, or puberty gets the best of you and you transform into a completely different looking person.

And when it comes to these Latino celebrities, chances are you might not be able to recognize a few of them.  

1. Selena Quintanilla

CREDIT: @selenaquintanilla1976 / Instagram / Digital Image / July 26, 2018


Before her long hair and signature front bangs, Selena used to rock this mullet-style pixie cut. Definitely only she could rock this hairstyle, don’t you think so?

2. Shakira

Credit: Shakira As A Teen. Digital Image. Nov 30, 2016. Lipstick Alley.


Even though Shakira is recognized for her long blonde locks, her hair doesn’t naturally look like that. Before the start of Shakira’s pop-color hair evolution, she used to rock simple black hair. She looks like a completely different person!

3. JLO

Credit: JLO as a Kid. Digital Image. Booms Beat. Feb 14, 2014.


Jlo is one of the most beautiful women in the world, but with this hairstyle she almost looks like Cindy Lou Who from The Grinch. How cute is this picture?

4. Marc Anthony

Credit: Marc Anthony as a Teen. Digital Image. Pinterest.


Talking about Jlo, check how her ex-husband Marc Anthony used to look like! He kinda looks like Kenny G’s doppelgänger, but if Jlo married him, I guess we all have a chance!

5. Juanes

Credit: Juanes as a Teen. Digital Image. Time Toast.


This throwback picture of Juanes looks like it belongs on the cover of the video game Guitar Hero. Did you know before being one of the most famous latino popstars, he used to play in a metal band? This totally explains the long hair and the bad boy eye expression.

6. Demi Lovato

CREDIT: @ddlovato992 / Instagram / Digital Image / July 30, 2018


If there’s one feature that hasn’t changed about Demi Lovato, it’s that big and bright smile. She has always been and will always be one of the most beautiful girls in the world. How cute is that smile?

7. Ricky Martin

Credit: Ricky Martin as a kid. Digital Image. Ricky Martin BCN. Jan 2013.


Who remembers this little baby face from his time in the boy band Menudo? If you grew up listening to Menudo, here are some facts about the band you probably had no idea about.

8. Christina Aguilera

Credit: Christina Aguilera as a kid. Digital Image. Yahoo Music. October 17, 2012.


Christina Aguilera has been slayin’ since 1980. Even though she is a grown up woman now, her voice has always been unforgettable, only by this pic you just know she was hitting some high notes already.

9. Pitbull

Credit: Pitbull as a kid. Digital Image. Hollywood Reporter. March 26, 2014.


If you’ve never been able to imagine Pitbull with a head full of hair, here you have it, it doesn’t even look like him! Who would have imagined he would become one of the greatest latino stars of all time?

10. Gael Garcia Bernal

Credit: Gael Garcia Bernal as a Kid. Digital Image. T13. August 28, 2016.


Gael Garcia Bernal is one of our favorite Mexican hotties, and it looks like he has always been a handsome boy : just look at those eyes!

11. Camila Cabello

Credit: Camila Cabello as a kid. Digital Image. M-Magazine. March 3, 2016.


Camila Cabello looks almost exactly the same!

12. Cardi B

Credit: @iamcardib / Instagram / Digital Image / July 30, 2018


If you’re familiar with this picture, then chances are you saw it in the form of a hilarious meme. And as you can tell by her facial expression, if there’s one thing that hasn’t changed about Cardi B, it’s her sassy attitude.

13. Bruno Mars

CREDIT: @brunomars / Instagram / Digital Image / July 31, 2018


Kid Bruno Mars as Elvis Presley is giving me LIFE!

14. Selena Gomez

Credit: Selena Gomez on Spy Kids. Digital Image. J-14. Jan 17, 2015.


In case you were wondering, yes, that’s Selena Gomez in the movie “Spy Kids 3D.”

15. Sofia Vergara

Credit: Sofia Vergara as a Teenage. Digital Image. The Huffington Post. September 9, 2013.


Stunning since the age of 17. If you love La Toti, check out these 20 Sofia Vergara facts you probably didn’t know about.

16. Mariah Carey

Credit: Mariah Carey as a Kid. Digital Image. La Casa Morett.


Her eyebrow game has always been SPOT ON.

17. Neymar Jr.

Credit: Neymar Jr. as a Kid. Digital Image. Daily Mail Uk. June 16, 2014.


Neymar Jr. as a Kid was already a rising star! 

18. Maluma

Credit: Maluma as a kid. Digital Image. Scoop Nest.


This superstar has always been a pretty boy. Check out these Maluma thirst posts if you can’t get enough of his now adult man hotness. 

19. Pedro Pascal

Credit: Pedro Pascal. Digital Image. Aqui lo mire. September 10, 2017.

Pedro Pascal used to be blonde?! Whaaaaat.

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