Can You Identify These Celebrities If We Make Them Look Like Babies?


By: Jonnathan Chadwick

7 Min Quiz

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If you've ever seen the movie "Benjamin Button," you know what Brad Pitt looks like as an 84-year-old baby, but do you know what he looks like as a regular baby? Aging and de-aging technology is the hottest trend in social media these days. Everybody's doing it and it gives us a chance to see our favorite stars in a different light.

The biggest stars in the world are recognizable everywhere, from Alaska to New Zealand. When they're in full makeup, we can recognize them. When they're in extravagant costume, we can recognize them. When they're voicing a cartoon character, we can recognize them, so this shouldn't be too difficult. The reality is, we never really see our favorite stars completely untouched-up, so we're kind of trained to recognize them through a filter.

Usually, the filters are makeup, lighting and photo enhancement, but those aren't too far off from digital de-agement. We've seen Lady Gaga dressed as a house. We've seen Will Smith play Muhammad Ali and the Fresh Prince. We know what J. Lo looks like as Selena, and we know what Tom Cruise looks like fighting aliens thousands of years in the future. Now it's time to see if you know what all these celebrities look like as infants. Can you identify these stars if we make them look like babies?

Can you name this comedian who is one of the highest-paid talk-show hosts of all time?

Before that Carter kid sent out a tweet asking for free chicken nuggets, Ellen DeGeneres had the most retweeted tweet of all time. Her viral moment came when she hosted the 2014 Oscars and tweeted out a star-studded selfie.


Do you know this Disney star turned superstar who has a famous country-singing dad?

Like her counterparts Ariana Grande and Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus began her career as an actor. She starred in the Disney show "Hanna Montana" and started her musical career around the same time. She has released seven studio albums.


Can you name this platinum recording artist who became famous playing the role of Cat Valentine on Nickelodeon?

Ariana Grande started her career as an actor, first on Broadway and then on Nickelodeon. In the early 2010s, she began dabbling in music. She released her debut album in 2013 and shortly exploded to superstardom.


Can you name this country pop megastar?

Unlike many other singers her age, Taylor Swift started her career in music instead of acting. She was born in Pennsylvania but moved to Nashville, TN specifically to start a career in country music. It was a good choice, and today she's one of the best-selling artists on the planet.


Do you know this talk-show host worth $2.5 billion?

Oprah Winfrey was recognized as a billionaire in 2003, making her just the second African-American billionaire in the country. BET's Bob Johnson was recognized on the Forbes billionaire list two years earlier.


Do you know this actor who was married to Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie?

Brad Pitt has more than 80 acting credits to his name over the course of more than 30 years. Some of his most famous movies are "Thelma and Louise," "Se7en" and "Fight Club." He won an Oscar as a producer for "12 Years A Slave" in 2014.


Can you name this superstar singer, dancer, actor and businesswoman?

Jennifer Lopez has been one of the most versatile celebrities of the 21st century. She became famous in the early 1990s as a backup dancer but quickly found herself alongside Wesley Snipes in "Money Train." Once she portrayed Selena in "Selena," she became a superstar.


Do you know this athlete who became the youngest person to win The Masters in 1997?

Tiger Woods was playing real golf courses before most kids knew how to count to 100. He won The Masters at age 21, and he was also the first African-American to do so. He has a total of 15 major championship victories as of 2019.


Who is this versatile actor who's done everything from "Sophie's Choice" to "Mamma Mia" and has the most Academy Award nominations in history?

Meryl Streep has the distinction of having been nominated for 21 Academy Awards, and she has three wins. Katharine Hepburn and Jack Nicholson are tied for the second-most nominations with 12 each. Despite having the most nominations, she doesn't have the most wins. Katharine Hepburn has four wins.


Do you know this Portuguese footballer who reportedly makes more money on Instagram than actually playing football?

It's been reported that Cristiano Ronaldo makes $975,000 per sponsored Instagram post, which means he makes more money from Instagram than playing football. He's the most followed celebrity on the app by about 20 million people.


Do you know this material girl who's the best-selling female musical artist of all time?

Madonna has about 300 million sales to her name and only The Beatles, Elvis and Michael Jackson claim more. She earned her "Queen of Pop" title in the 1980s and has cemented her place on the list of greatest musical artists of all time.


Who is this tennis star considered the greatest female player in history?

Serena Williams doesn't have the most wins in the history of tennis, but it's very difficult to imagine her going back in time and losing to anyone. She has the most majors of any current player, male or female, and she doesn't plan on retiring anytime soon.


Do you know this British singer known for rolling in the deep and setting fire to the rain?

Adele is one of Britain's most successful artists. Her second album, "21," was loaded with Billboard 100 hits and went triple diamond in a couple of years. Her third album,"25," sold more than 17 million copies in its first year.


Do you know this "Titanic" actor who won his first Oscar in 2016?

Leonardo DiCaprio has starred in dozens of hit movies over the past few decades, and many of them have gone on to win Academy Awards, but he won his first Best Actor Oscar in 2016 for his role in "The Revenant."


You might not recognize him with hair! Who is this former wrestler turned action-movie star?

Dwayne Johnson was one of the most popular wrestlers in the world under his nickname "The Rock," but he has since taken the reigns from Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone as the premiere action movie star.


Who is this actor known for "Pretty Woman" and "Erin Brokovich"?

Julia Roberts is probably most known for starring alongside Richard Gere in the romantic comedy "Pretty Woman," which grossed more than $450 million worldwide. She won an Academy Award for her portrayal of Erin Brokovich in 2001.


This guy once portrayed a teenager in an adult's body. Can you recognize him as an adult in a baby's body?

Tom Hanks won back-to-back Oscars for his work in "Philadelphia" and "Forrest Gump." He's portrayed everyone from real people to pull-string dolls and is one of the world's most beloved actors. In the movie "Big," he plays a teenager in an adult's body.


Do you know this platinum singer who went from starring in "Barney & Friends" to starring in "Spring Breakers"?

There are only three other celebrities and one business that has more Instagram followers than Selena Gomez, making her one of the world's most popular celebrities. She rose to fame on the Disney channel in the early 2000s.


Who is this American-Italian actor who won his first Oscar for "The Godfather: Part II" and frequently portrays gangsters in Martin Scorsese flicks?

Martin Scorsese and Robert DeNiro have been teaming up for gangster flicks for decades. They worked together on the 1973 movie "Mean Streets" and just wrapped up 2019's "The Irishman." They also worked on "Casino" and "Goodfellas" together.


Who is this superstar footballer married to a Spice Girl?

David Beckham is probably the most famous English footballer, and he played in three World Cups from 1998 to 2006. He married Spice Girl Victoria Beckham in 1999, and the couple has four children together.


Who is this action star known for his impossible missions?

The "Mission Impossible" series is going onto its seventh and eighth installment, and Tom Cruise has played the lead role for the franchise. He's one of the most A-list of A-list actors in the world but has never won an Academy Award for his work.


Do you recognize this iconic rockstar who lived at Graceland in Tennessee?

Elvis was born in Mississippi, but he's almost synonymous with Tennessee music. He's so famous he goes by just his first name, but he's also been declared "The King of Rock and Roll." Only The Beatles claim to have more worldwide sales than him.


Can you name the most famous reality star in the world?

Kim Kardashian might be the most influential celebrity in the world, and as a social media influencer, she demands one of the highest rates in the industry. Only Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has been reported to earn more than her for a sponsored social media post.


Can you name this fresh prince?

Will Smith is one of the most successful entertainers the world has ever seen. He's starred in several mega-blockbusters like "Men in Black" and "Independence Day." He starred in one of the greatest TV shows of all time, and he's a platinum-certified musical artist.


Can you name this Bajan superstar who has close to 250 million sales and a makeup line to her name?

Rihanna has become one of the best-selling musical artists of all time, and she just started in 2005. The only people who have more sales than her have been around since at least the 1980s (Madonna, The Beatles, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Elton John and Led Zeppelin).


Do you know the best-selling rap artist of all time?

No rap artist comes close to Eminem's sales records, and Drake, Jay-Z and Kanye West (the next three closest) are all about 100 million sales shy of Eminem. The bleach-blond rapper from Detroit burst onto the scene in 1996.


Can you name this actor once married to Brad Pitt?

Angelina Jolie is the daughter of Hollywood icon Jon Voight, and she got her start in Hollywood starring alongside him. She's starred in dozens of hit movies and is well known for once being married to Brad Pitt and having adopted three children.


Can you name this model, actor and singer who was once the most famous celebrity in the world?

Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson in 1926, and by the 1950s, she was one of the biggest stars in the world. Although she wasn't considered an A-list actor, her films went on to be highly successful. She's a popular icon to this day.


Do you know this superstar R&B singer who's married to a superstar rapper?

Beyonce began her path to superstardom with the girl group Destiny's Child. She went solo in 2003 and then went solo for good in 2006 when Destiny's Child officially broke up. Today, she's one of the most famous celebrities in the world.


Who is this pop star and actress known for her outlandish wardrobe?

Lady Gaga is a musical, theatrical and visual artist who has been an outspoken proponent for many issues. She shot to fame in the late 2000s with mega hits like "Just Dance" and "Poker Face," and she once wore a dress, boots and hat made of raw beef to the MTV VMA's.


Who is this guy that said E = mc2?

Albert Einstein's name is pretty much a synonym for genius, and he's most famous for his theories on relativity. His most renowned formula is E = mc2, and whether you know what it means, it's the most famous equation in the world behind 2 + 2 = 4.


Can you name this Canadian singer?

Justin Bieber started showing off his musical talent via YouTube videos at the age of 13. By 14, he was signed and set to release his debut album, which eventually went platinum. His first album had seven Billboard Hot 100 records.


This actor famously beat Meryl Streep to win her first Golden Globe. What's her name?

Jennifer Lawrence won a Golden Globe and Academy Award for her role in 2012's "Silver Linings Playbook." When accepting her Golden Globe, she began her speech by saying, "I beat Meryl." Streep has the most nominations of any actor at both the Golden Globes (31) and Academy Awards (21).


Do you know this Hollywood icon from "The Shawshank Redemption" who is the A-list of A-list in voice-over actors?

Hollywood actors make a ton of money, but very few command six figures for a simple voice over. Morgan Freeman voice-overs are unmistakable, and he's lent his voice to a variety of projects. It's reported he makes up to $2 million just to do voice-overs for TV commercials.


Do you know this superstar rapper whose full name is not Nicole?

Nicki is usually a nickname for Nicole, but in this case, it's a nickname for Onika. Minaj started her career as a hopeful actor in NYC while she waited at Red Lobster, but it didn't work out. She eventually released a mixtape in the early 2000s and shot to superstardom.


Can you name this tech genius who famously dropped out of Harvard University?

Bill Gates has been one of the richest people in the world since the early 1990s. Today, he's worth about $100 million, and it's estimated he earns more than $1.3 million an hour, which totals more than $32 million a day.


Without his signature turtleneck, can you name this genius entrepreneur who told the world to stay hungry and stay foolish?

Steve's life was cut short, although he practiced one of the healthiest lifestyles known to man. Even though he had a reputation of being not such a nice guy, his genius can't be denied, and Apple has never been the same since he died.


You may say this guy's a dreamer, but he's not the only one. Who is he?

John Lennon was one of the world's biggest superstars, but under President Richard Nixon, he was Public Enemy No. 2, just behind drug use. He was an outspoken critic of the Vietnam War, and in 1973, President Nixon ordered him to leave the country. He was assassinated in 1980.


This athlete may be the best basketball player in the world. Who is it?

LeBron James is considered the best current basketball player, but many fans still believe Michael Jordan is the greatest of all time. LeBron started his career in Cleveland, moved to Miami, went back to Cleveland and is now playing for the LA Lakers.


Do you know this outspoken actor whose movies have grossed more than any other actor in history?

Samuel L. Jackson has had roles in mega-blockbusters like "Jurassic Park," "Star Wars," "Iron Man" and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." As of 2019, the highest-grossing film he's been a part of is "The Avengers," grossing more than $623 million.


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