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10+ People Share What Celebrities Were Like Before They Were Famous

As nice as fame is, it does change people.

Sometimes, it's for the best (raising confidence in a former nerd) and sometimes, it's the exact opposite (turning a nice girl into a total diva).

Some rare celebs even manage to remain the same down-to-earth folks they always were.

Curious what your fav celebs used to be like before they got famous? Keep reading!

Chris Evans was obnoxious:


So, basically, he was his character from Knives Out...?

"Chris Evans was really obnoxious as a popular, local teenage actor. He grew up and grew out of being obnoxious, and I’m happy for his absurdly successful career." - Redditor FAHQRudy

Jennifer Lawrence was quirky:

Based on what we've seen of her from award shows, we'd say that she's still the same.

"It’s been bizarre seeing her in interviews because she acts the exact same," wrote this Reddit user, who added that "she was very loud."

Sophie Turner was catty:

Instagram | @sophiet

This is not what we want to hear about our beloved Sansa.

"I remember her being very cliquey and quite snotty to some people, quite up herself really. She couldn't act either - she had one expression and one tone that she used for any scene." - Redditor AdmiralRiffRaff

Tom Hanks was a sweetheart:

Instagram | @tomhanks

We can all breathe a sigh of relief: Tom Hanks really is one of the nicest guys in Hollywood.

"Friend of mine was friends with Tom Hanks in high school and went to prom with him. He still writes her personalized birthday cards on one of his typewriters." - Redditor Scottish Heat

Rachel McAdams was down-to-earth:

Spoiler alert: she still is.

"She worked at my restaurant over the course of the next two summers. Still friends to this day. She hasn't changed a bit — still bikes to get groceries." - Redditor pymm

Kesha was a genius:

Instagram | @iiswhoiis

Bet you didn't know this strange fact about her. She was also described as being "quiet" and "a bit of a social outcast."

"You could tell she cared about others and wouldn't ever hurt a flea."

Lizzo was a total sweetheart:

"She's a total sweetheart, very down-to-earth, and can freestyle rap with the best of them. We all hung out at my crappy apartment, watched dumb movies on Netflix, and just vibed." - Redditor sevenalmighty

Megan Fox was very shy:

Instagram | @meganfox

This makes sense, considering she once said she doesn't have many friends.

"Most of the guys would fight over who was going to sit next to her, but she was very shy and didn't really have much to say." - Redditor binnygeo

Emma Stone was always smiling:

What you see is what you get with the actress.

"Emma Stone had an infinite amount of energy and was the popular girl who always had friends around her and led the group. Always smiling." - Redditor NearHi

Jake Gyllenhaal was super nice:

Instagram | @jakegyllenhaal

And still is.

"My fiancé fell off his bike when he was a little kid in LA. A nice boy aged 12 or so helped him up and walked him home to make sure he was okay. The nice boy was Jake Gyllenhaal." - Redditor SchleppyJ4

Tom Cruise wasn't very nice:

A Redditor whose parents grew up with the actor had some NSFW choice words about him...

Apparently, he also had a very odd obsession, but it was never revealed. Another confirmed that he was "bizarre."

Bruce Willis used to have a stammer:

Instagram | @rumerwillis

"My FIL played baseball with Bruce Willis when they were both kids. He said he was a nice guy and a great player, but had a terrible stammer. He went to a vocal coach to get that stammer fixed and the rest is history." - Redditor zerbey

Ed Sheeran was chill:

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So, basically the same that he is today.

"Not me but my dad frequented open mic nights in pubs in London. He used to jam with Ed Sheeran a lot before he got big. Said he was pretty chill, genuinely just enjoyed playing music apparently." - Redditor MrTurleWrangler

Leonardo DiCaprio was nerdy:

According to this Redditor, "My Aunt told me that Leonardo DiCaprio was the weird nerdy kid that everybody avoided in high school."

Aww! Good thing he's laughing now with his millions and Victoria's Secret models!

Joe Keery was super nice:

Instagram | @joejezzy

And he does, in fact, have the nicest hair.

"He was my college boyfriend’s suitemate and just the nicest guy. His hair has always been dreamy and amazing. Last time I saw him was at a viewing of the Hateful Eight after we graduated, and he still made a point to come over and say hi." — Redditor piggieees

Will Smith was a super nice guy:

Instagram | @willsmith

"My dad was good friends with Will Smith before the Fresh Prince days. Will actually showed him the pilot before it aired. Fast-forward however many years to After Earth and Will invited us on the set. His first words when he saw my dad 10 years later was 'The Philly crew is back!'" - Redditor SMP610

Justin Bieber was misunderstood:

According to this Reddit user, this stems from Justin being called the wrong name.

"For the longest time, I legitimately thought his name was Justin Beaver, and I would call him that every time I talked to him. I always wondered why he got so angry."

Dolly Parton was super generous:

Instagram | @dollyparton

Fame hasn't changed this Southern Belle. She's still just as sweet, according to this Reddit user.

"I honestly can’t think of one person I know who doesn’t like her. Dolly’s heart has only gotten bigger because of fame."

Adam Sandler was rejected a lot by girls:

Instagram | @adamsandler

"My middle school art teacher went to school with Adam Sandler, he asked her to prom she said nah cause he was ugly. She silently regrets her decision." - Redditor brianxv96

Maybe this is why he makes himself get the hot girl in every movie he's in?