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Photoshop Genius Creates Crazy Images of Celebrities With Their Younger Selves

A man named Ard Gelinck is creating time-traveling images by Photoshopping celebrities into images with their younger selves.

Bruce Springsteen

Ard has an Instagram account called Photo Time Traveling where he posts celebrities doing exactly that.

Here's the Boss sitting on a motorcycle with a much younger version of Bruce.

Clint Eastwood

Some of them show a dramatic aging process, like this one with Clint Eastwood.

Robert De Niro

Or this one of of Robert De Niro who is almost unrecognizable from his much, much younger self.

Barack Obama

Others juxtapose a current day image with one from when the celebrity was a child. Like this adorable example of Barack Obama.

Bruno Mars

Or this one of Bruno Mars, who at age 33 still looks like a boy.

Will Smith

In some of them, it almost looks like the celebrity hasn't aged at all, like this one of Will Smith now vs. his Fresh Prince days.

Jennifer Aniston

Or this one of Jennifer Aniston. It's hard to tell which is then and which is now.

Johnny Depp

Some have a hard-to-believe transformation, like this example of Johnny Depp.

Rob Lowe

Rob Lowe goes from a bad boy with a mullet to a responsible dad with a close cut.


Man, Elvis really went downhill in a hurry. It's like two different people.

Whitney Houston

There are several photos of people who have passed on, like this one of Whitney Houston, who aged very well.

David Bowie

Or this one of David Bowie holding his own hand from the Ziggy Stardust days.

Freddie Mercury

Another one who was gone too soon, here's Freddie Mercury, whose career is experiencing another resurgence thanks to Bohemian Rhapsody.

Hundreds More

There are hundreds of these to check out, so we recommend visiting Ard's Instagram account and scrolling through. You quickly get sucked into a rabbit hole.

Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen, meet Ellen; still smiling all these years later.

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga's transforms from rebel artist to award-winning actress. It's clear that Gaga has decades more talent left to bestow.

Ron Howard

All that's missing here is a pic of little Ronnie, preferably from his time as Opie on "The Andy Griffith Show." But we'll take a flashback of Howard as Richie Cunningham from "Happy Days" paired with Howard the filmmaker.

Tina Turner

Miss Tina Turner is shown hugging her younger self. Turner is enjoying a peaceful retirement now, but she could easily draw a sold-out show if she wanted.


Modern Madonna chats with Madonna from her "Desperately Seeking Susan" era from the '80s. There are so many combinations of different Madonnas that could be paired here, since the singer and actress is constantly reinventing herself.

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