Before they were stars, some celebs look really different, some unrecognizable in their high school photos.

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Before she was Dita, before she was rocking the goth pinup rockabilly look, Dita Von Teese was a fresh-faced blonde.

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People who knew Dita before she became a celeb, may have thought Marilyn Manson was just a phase. Well, he was. But Dita still hasn’t changed her dark burlesque looks, she has never gone back to being blonde or looking like Jennie Garth from her 90210 days.

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Dita Von Teese was born Heather Renee Sweet in Michigan. A perect example of a sweet all-American blonde.

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Oscar winner Gwyneth Paltrow before she gone all GOOPy. The actress was like any other teenager who loved volleyball. But even then she was gorgeous.

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In the late 1980s, Gwyneth Paltrow studied at the Spence School in New York City. She was a high school jock and for her very thin frame was surprisingly athletic.

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Beyonce was fierce before she became Queen Bey.

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This was her 8th grade snap for her yearbook, taken at the Welch Middle School in Houston.