1. Conan O’BrienThe comedian and talk-show host has always “only been interested in trying to make people laugh,” something he has certainly achieved by sharing this adorable, but cringeworthy, middle school snap.
2. Sarah SilvermanSilverman has people rolling on the floor in fits of giggles with her stand-up comedy routines, but, she gave people another reason to laugh recently when she posted this embarrassing picture.
3. America FerreraIf you thought America Ferrera couldn’t get any goofier than her Ugly Betty character, then you were wrong as this throwback picture proves.
4. Amy SchumerNobody was remotely interested in Schumer’s awkward phase, everyone was too busy ogling her half-brother Jason, and the vintage posters of attractive men on the walls.
5. James CordenCorden made his name by playing the chubby, but hilariously funny, Smithy in the hit show Gavin and Stacey. It’s safe to assume that Corden, who co-created the show, took inspiration for the role from his own life.
6. Michael Bloomberg
7. Lena DunhamThe Girls star certainly looked radiant in her #PuberMe photograph – which is more than can be said for the kitten she is holding on to.
8. Andrew RannellsRannells is hardly recognizable with his plump cheeks and basic polo shirt. The Tony-nominated performer, famous for the broadway sensation, The Book of Mormon, has come a long way since the sixth grade!
9. Josh GadSadly, Josh Gad’s embarrassing middle school phase was Frozen in time in this picture. But, he seems to have Let It Go for a good cause!
10. Ben PlattPlatt looks a long way off Pitch Perfect in this snap. Who would believe that this little boy would go on to win a highly coveted Tony award?
11. Judd ApatowJudd Apatow’s childhood photo is Superbad, but he didn’t seem to mind when he shared it with his 2.2 million followers on Twitter.
12. Jimmy KimmelJimmy Kimmel poses in his extremely short shorts with his little brother in this comical snap. But, if you look a little closer at the car’s numberplate, you’ll realize that he has played us all.
13. Gina RodriguezRodriguez, who is of Puerto Rican descent, couldn’t resist taking part in the viral celebrity trend to help the country her parents hailed from.
14. Topher Grace
Topher Grace was In Good Company when he shared his cringeworthy middle school picture!
15. Donald J. DrumfNot one to be left out, Donald Trump also joined in the fun – well, sort of. A parody account seized the opportunity to showcase the pubescent president.
16. NetflixIt’s not just celebrities that had rough patches, as Netflix expertly showcases with this screenshot of the site from its earlier days! Now that you have a taste for celebrities before fame, why not indulge in these mortifying pictures of some of the world’s most famous names: