These days, walking the red carpet is similar to a simple walk in the park for these Hollywood celebrities. Posing for the cameras in their designer dresses and suits with such confidence making it look oh! so natural to them.
However, their first appearance was much more awkward. These first-time-on-the-red-carpet photos of various famous people prove how time passes for everyone. These people who were once shy youngsters & look nothing like they are today just like you and me.
FeedFond presents photos of these famous celebrities and their first red carpet appearance.
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- #20 Angelina Jolie with her dad Jon Voight in 1990.
- #19 George Clooney, 1995.
- #18 Britney Spears, 1999.
- #17 Brad Pitt, back in 1988.
- #16 Ashton Kutcher, 1999.
- #15 Charlize Theron in 1996.
- #14 Emma Watson, 2001.
- #13 Madonna in the 1980s.
- #12 Heidi Klum, 1990.
- #11 Cameron Diaz in 1994.
- #10 Soleil Moon Frye and Jared Leto, 1991.
- #9 Ryan Gosling, 2001.
- #8 Johnny Depp in 1987.
- #7 Drew Barrymore in 1982.
- #6 Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, 1997.
- #5 Gwyneth Paltrow, 1994.
- #4 Ryan Reynolds in 1999.
- #3 Jack Nicholson, 1977.
- #2 Kirsten Dunst in 1994.
- #1 Scarlett Johansson, 1998.
#20 Angelina Jolie with her dad Jon Voight in 1990.
Angelina Jolie made her screen debut as a child alongside her father, Jon Voight, in the movie Lookin’ to Get Out (1982).
#19 George Clooney, 1995.
George Clooney became famous for his role as Dr. Doug Ross from the drama series ER from 1994 to 1999.
#18 Britney Spears, 1999.
Britney Spears’s first studio album Baby One More Time (1999) became super hit in the music industry and the album rocketed to be one of the best-selling album in history.
#17 Brad Pitt, back in 1988.
Although Brad Pitt’s performance in 1998’s Meet Joe Black received mixed reviews, he still went on to be one of the most popular actors in Hollywood.
#16 Ashton Kutcher, 1999.
Ashton Kutcher made his film debut in the romantic comedy Coming Soon (1999). However, his acting career started way before with the popular sitcom That ’70s Show.
#15 Charlize Theron in 1996.
South African born Charlize Theron played a superb lead role in the movie That Thing You Do! (1996) and later becoming the first South African to win an Academy Award in a major acting category.
#14 Emma Watson, 2001.
Emma Watson rose to prominence after landing her first professional acting role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series from 2001 to 2011, earning worldwide fame and around $60 million.
#13 Madonna in the 1980s.
Madonna is referred as the “Queen of Pop” since the 1980s and known for pushing the boundaries of mainstream concepts with her lyrics, music and music videos.
#12 Heidi Klum, 1990.
Heidi Klum became the German model to become a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 1999.
#11 Cameron Diaz in 1994.
Cameron Diaz rose to stardom with her role in The Mask (1994). However, she is mostly known for her spirited performance in the movie Charlie’s Angels, it’s sequel and the voice of Fiona in the Shrek animation series.
#10 Soleil Moon Frye and Jared Leto, 1991.
Jared Leto first achieved recognition for his role as Jordan Catalano on the television series My So-Called Life. Meanwhile, Soleil Moon Frye won the role of Penelope “Punky” Brewster in the sitcom Punky Brewster in 1984, which was a hit amongst young children.
#9 Ryan Gosling, 2001.
Ryan Thomas Gosling’s first starring film role was as a Jewish neo-Nazi in The Believer (2001), and he went on to star in several independent films later.
#8 Johnny Depp in 1987.
Johnny Depp rose to prominence on the 1980s television series 21 Jump Street, becoming a teen idol.
#7 Drew Barrymore in 1982.
Drew Barrymore beginning as a child actress on television. She, however, soon transitioned to feature films, including her biggest box office success, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982).
#6 Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, 1997.
Matthew Damon came to prominence in 1997 when he wrote and starred in Good Will Hunting together with Ben Affleck. The film won them the Academy and Golden Globe awards for Best Screenplay.
#5 Gwyneth Paltrow, 1994.
Gwyneth Paltrow made her acting debut in the movie High (1989) which was directed by her father.
#4 Ryan Reynolds in 1999.
Ryan Reynolds made his mark in 1996 when he co-starred with Melissa Joan Hart in the TV movie Sabrina the Teenage Witch.
#3 Jack Nicholson, 1977.
Jack Nicholson is well known for his superb performance playing roles that include satirical comedy, romance and dark portrayals of antiheroes and psychopathic characters.
#2 Kirsten Dunst in 1994.
Kirsten Dunst gained widespread recognition as Claudia in Interview with the Vampire (1994). She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award as Best Supporting Actress for her performance.
#1 Scarlett Johansson, 1998.
Scarlett Johansson first appeared on stage in an Off-Broadway play as a child. Later, she made her film debut in the fantasy comedy North (1994) and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Manny & Lo (1996).
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