Celebrity Sightings: Do you recognize these stars from their yearbook photos?
6/8/2018 6:00:00 AM | Back to Events
Yearbooks capture a time in our lives worth remembering for decades to come. Whether you love it or hate it, the yearbook photo is a rite of passage for all students, including most celebrities. Check out our collection of celebrity yearbook photo finds. (Bonus: We even included fun facts and hobbies, just like a real yearbook.)
Justin Bieber, Singer
Full Name: Justin Drew Bieber
High School: Stratford Northwestern Secondary School (London, Ontario, Canada), class of 2012
Best Known Projects: Baby, Sorry, What Do You Mean?, Where Are Ü Now?, Beauty and a Beat, One less only girl, Boyfriend
Fun Facts: Justin's mom began posting videos of him singing and playing instruments on YouTube where Scooter Braun found him and gave him a record deal under Usher. He is from Canada but speaks French fluently, and can count to 10 in German. He can solve a Rubix Cube in less than two minutes and has taught himself how to play the trumpet, guitar, piano and drums. His favorite movie is The Notebook and Rocky.
Hobbies: He loves playing basketball, rugby and enjoys watching movies
Oprah Winfrey, Television Producer, Talk Show Host, Philanthropist, Actress, Producer
Full Name: Oprah Gail Winfrey
High School: Nicolet High School (Kosciusko, Mississippi), class of 1969
Best Known Projects: The Oprah Winfrey Show, A Wrinkle in Time, Charlotte's Web, The Princess and the Frog
Fun Facts: Oprah was named "Orpah" after the biblical character in the Book of Ruth which is on her birth certificate, but people mispronounced it regularly, and "Oprah" stuck. She owns a magazine, a cable channel and runs a book club. Oprah is the first black woman billionaire and the wealthiest African-American woman. In 2013, Obama presented Oprah with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Hobbies: Oprah loves spending time with her best friend, Gayle. She also spends time reading, cooking, and spending time with her dogs.
Chris Pratt, Actor
Full Name: Christopher Michael Pratt
High School: Nicolet High School (Virginia, Minnesota), class of 1977
Best Known Projects: Parks and Recreation, Guardians of the Galaxy, Jurassic World, Avengers: Infinity War, The Lego Movie
Fun Facts: In High School, Chris was on the wrestling team in which he finished fifth in a state wrestling tournament. Before he was an actor, Pratt waited tables at a Bubba Gump Shrimp. Chris is known for is hilarious posts on Instagram where he features son, snacks and his upcoming movies.
Hobbies: Chris loves to fish, hunt and work on cars
Zooey Deschanel, Actress and Singer
Full Name: Zooey Claire Deschanel
High School: Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences (Los Angeles, California), class of 1990
Best Known Projects: New Girl, Elf, 500 Days of Summer, Trolls, Bridge to Terabithia
Fun Facts: During high school years at Crossroads, she befriended future co-stars, Jake Gyllenhaal and Kate Hudson. She also began sewing her clothes in high school because she had a strict allowance and wanted to stay in style. Zooey has had six years of tap dancing experience. On top of being an actress, she is in a band with friend M. Ward called She & Him.
Hobbies: Zooey enjoys vintage dress shopping, playing miniature golf and reading books from her favorite authors at the moment which are Didion and Proust.
Zac Efron, Actor
Full Name: Zachary David Alexander Efron
High School: Arroyo Grande High School (San Luis Obispo, California), class of 2006
Best Known Projects: High School Musical, 17 Again, Hairspray; Charlie St. Cloud, The Lorax, The Greatest Showman
Fun Facts: In the first High School Musical, Zach didn't sing, but in High School Musical two and three, he sang his own parts. He turned down a six-figure record deal from Simon Cowell, early on in his career. Zach's main priority has always been acting which is why he began when he was 11 years old.
Hobbies: On Zach's off time, he spends it by fixing cars, playing videos games, watching movies and doing different types of sports.
Anne Hathaway, Actress
Full Name: Anne Jacqueline Hathaway
High School: Millburn High School (Brooklyn, New York), class of 2000
Best Known Projects: The Princess Diaries, The Devil Wears Prada, Les Misérables, Alice in Wonderland, Bride Wars, Rio, Becoming Jane
Fun Facts: Anne shares the same name as William Shakespeare's wife. Friends and family call her Annie. She performed at Carnegie Hall with the A ll-Eastern U.S. High School Honors Choir.
Hobbies: Anne loves listening to music, watching movies and spending time with friends.
Stanley Tucci, ActorFull Name: Stanley Tucci
High School: John Jay High School (Peekskill, New York), class of 1978
Best Known Projects: The Devil Wears Prada, The Hunger Games, Beauty and the Beast, Captain America: The First Avenger, Maid in Manhattan
Fun Facts: Caesar Flickerman from the Hunger Games is one of many brilliant roles played by Stanley Tucci. Not only has he been nominated for an Academy Award and a Grammy, but Stanley has won an Emmy. He has written and published a cookbook because of how much he enjoys cooking.
Hobbies: Stanley tries to relax by going out to dinner with friends. He loves to read books, paint and fish, even though he says he isn't very good at finishing.
Blake Lively, Actress
Full Name: Blake Brown
High School: Burbank High School (Los Angeles, California), class of 2006
Best Known Projects: Gossip Girl, The Sisterhood of Traveling Pants, Green Lantern
Fun Facts: Blake's father decided to take his wife's last name when they got married, but they gave Blake her father’s maiden name. Blake ultimately decided to change her name to her mother's last name, Lively, as well. Blake was not only cheerleader but the class President and a smart student in high school. One of her idols is Martha Stewart. She is married to Ryan Reynolds and has two girls.
Hobbies: Blake likes to knit, cook or work on a motorcycle, a skill her husband is teaching her.
Justin Timberlake, Singer and Actor
Full Name: Justin Randall Timberlake
School: E.E. Jeter Elementary School (Memphis, Tennessee), class of 2000
Best Known Projects: , Mickey Mouse Club, *NSYNC, Can’t Stop the Feeling, My Love, Cry Me a River, Mirror, Trolls
Fun Facts: Justin’s first appearance was on the Mickey Mouse Club for two years. After, he co-created and joined of one the most iconic boybands of all time, *NSYNC. One of his many talents includes beatboxing which he demonstrates on some of his songs. He performed at the Grand Ole Opry at 10 years old. A favorite film of his is Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Justin is married to Jessica Biel and has a son.
Hobbies: Justin enjoys playing golf and basketball. He loves to play video games, collects sneakers and riding a tandem bicycle with his best friend, Jimmy Fallon.
Taylor Swift, Singer
Full Name: Taylor Alison Swift
High School: Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School (Memphis, Tennessee), class of 2008
Best Known Projects: Love Story, 22, Red, Blake Space, Shake It Off, You Belong With Me, Style, Bad Blood, We Are Never Getting Back Together
Fun Facts: Taylor Swift wears red lipstick as a signature look, even while swimming. She has a fish tank filled with vintage baseballs in her living room and is a brand ambassador for Diet Coke. Not only has each album sold over one million copies, according to Billboard; she has received more than 200 awards from nearly 600 nominations.
Hobbies: Taylor loves to Bake, knit, write songs and play with her cats which are named Meredith Grey and Olivia Benson after her two favorite TV characters.