Celebrities change appearances on a consistent basis; this is not really a secret. However, some celebrities have gone through some drastic transformations all in a relatively short period of time. It’s understandable seeing as they are constantly in the eyes of the public being scrutinized on appearance and behavior. Nevertheless, some of these transformations are so distinct, that you may find yourself doing a double take just to make sure you are looking at the same person. Here are 25 Celebrities Who Have Drastically Changed In The Past Years.
Kelly Osborne´s transformation is one of the most impressive celebrity changes in recent years. Apart from completely changing her hair style and outfits, she also lost a lot of weight.
There’s no denying the “Hannah Montana, Miley Cyrus” transformation. Not only has her look changed, but her music and behavior have as well with numerous controversial moments and scandals.
Another young singer and teen idol, Bieber has grown into an adult very quickly. Changes in his appearance are intensified by multiple tattoos, a new haircut and a new dress style.
One of the most popular and successful American actors, Nicholson has always been admired by his fans, especially women. Despite noticeably aging and putting on some weight, he still has his charisma; although the look we were all used to is gone.
Just a few years ago, Chris Pratt was a little on the heavy side. However, after he slimmed down for his role in the Guardian´s of the Galaxy, he turned into a very handsome man and was even voted the second sexiest man alive in 2014.
A popular English singer and musician, Paul Weller looked good when he was receiving the Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music in 2006. Now, you would barely recognize that it’s the same man.
Lana Del Rey
In 2010, Lana Del Rey (born as Elizabeth Woolridge Grant) debuted under her new pseudonym. To fit her new music and name, she also changed her style to a more vintage look.
Zellweger was famous for gaining and losing lots of weight for her role of Bridget Jones in the Bridget Jones’s Diary franchise. Apparently, her face has also been through some major changes in the recent years.
Partly due to a series of plastic surgeries, Lindsay Lohan lost all her teen charm and beauty as she now appears even older than she really is. It’s hard to believe these two pictures show the same person.
Adele´s transformation is one of the most inspirational changes on the list. Not only did she lose a good amount of weight, but she also changed her dress style, hair color and make-up, giving her a much more sophisticated appearance.
Just a few years ago, Taylor Swift left her country background and gradually transformed into a record-breaking pop princess. This radical change has also been reflected in her physical appearance and style.
One of the most famous Hollywood actors, Leonardo DiCpario has also seen some radical changes recently. Though obviously aged, his bearded look has given him a burlier, more mature aura.
In the early days of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Khloe was sometimes mocked for being overweight. Recently, she has slimmed down. She has also changed her dress style to look more distinguished.
A member of popular English-Irish boy band One Direction, Liam Payne has become much manlier looking than he was. Just one year older than Justin Bieber, Payne seems to have undergone similar changes.
Jared Leto is famous for his ability to change his body proportions and overall look for his roles. A real acting chameleon, Leto might look completely different even from 2014.
Since Kelly Clarkson rose to fame in 2002, she has constantly struggled with fluctuating weight. Even after the picture taken on the right, Kelly has put on weight again; although most of that weight is apparently due to a difficult pregnancy.
A popular Canadian singer and songwriter, Nelly Furtado has gradually transformed into a charming lady. The radical change of her haircut and a overall fuller body has made her maybe even more attractive than she was before.
Famous for his iconic role in the Harry Potter film series, Daniel Radcliffe has grown a beard and changed his haircut, which makes him look much older and much more mature.
There is no denying Bruce Jenner, now Caitlyn Jenner, has undergone the most radical transformation of all the people featured in this list. The retired American athlete spent 4 million dollars to become a woman.
A member of Fall Out Boy, Pete Wentz used to be into the emo style. However, he has recently revealed a stunning transformation coupled with new blonde hair, no eyeliner, and no emo fashion.
Known for his role in The Hangover, Bradley Cooper used to be very slim. For his role of Chris Kyle in the 2014 biographical war drama American Sniper, he had to gain 40 pounds and grow a massive beard, which has made him almost unrecognizable.
Best known for her role of Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games film series, Lawrence recently cut her long hair and has adopted a new more high fashion style.
Zac Efron was already a teen idol thanks to his lead roles in the High School Musical and Hairspray. Now sporting a new haircut and a buffer, more muscular body, Efron has changed into a fully-fledged heartthrob.
In 2014, Ke$ha entered rehab in order to deal with an eating disorder. Two months later and with a brand new mindset, Ke$ha expresses her new self through pastel hair and simpler make-up.
At the beginning of her acting career, Stewart was a smiling blond girl. These days, as the face of Chanel and Balenciaga fashion brands, she looks more like a top-class model than an actress.