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Celebrity Men Who Are Way Younger Than You Think

Updated November 27, 2017 841 votes 197 voters 6.4k views12 items

List RulesVote up the most surprisingly youthful stars.

Many of these surprisingly young male celebs have been in the spotlight for so long that it’s hard to believe their actual age. These athletes, singers, and actors are likely way younger than you thought, whether because of their public personas or their mature work.

Sam Smith sings with such emotion and soul that you'd think he was decades older. Daniel Radcliffe has been in the international limelight for years, but he’s still a young man. Josh Hutcherson and Harry Styles also number among celebrity men who are younger than you think, thanks to their appearances in gritty dramas like The Hunger Games and Dunkirk.

These youthful male stars seem like they may never age. Perhaps one day they will share their secrets; until then, we can all continue to be awed by their agelessness.

  • Taylor Lautner
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    Taylor Lautner's show business career started on the small screen, but he found breakout success in 2008 when he cast as Jacob Black in the Twilight franchise. Born on February 11, 1992, the model and martial artist has been linked romantically to starlets like Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez.

    • Age: 28
    • Profession: Model, Actor, Voice acting, Martial artist
    • Credits: Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon,The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2
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  • Josh Hutcherson
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    Josh Hutcherson has been around a while. He made his acting debut at the age of nine, and received critical praise for his performances on the silver screen in films such as American Splendor and Bridge to Terabithia. Hutherson, who was born on October 12, 1992, was able to make a smooth transition from child actor to adult superstar with his role as Peeta Mellark in The Hunger Games series.

    • Age: 27
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1,The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,Bridge to Terabithia,The Hunger Games
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  • John Boyega
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    John Boyega had some pretty big shoes to fill when he signed on to play Finn in the much-anticipated 2016 blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The British actor, who was born on March 17, 1992, more than held his own despite his young age. Boyega has continued to show off his acting chops, starring in Kathryn Bigelow's critically acclaimed drama Detroit in 2017.

    • Age: 23
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Attack the Block, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: Episode VII, Junkhearts, Half of a Yellow Sun
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  • Liam Hemsworth
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    It seems like the Hemsworth name has been floating around Hollywood forever. Born on January 13, 1990, the Aussie actor Liam Hemsworth immediately charmed American audiences in the 2010 romance The Last Song. His costar was Miley Cyrus, his on again, off again real-life girlfriend/fiancée. The youngest Hemsworth brother cemented his place in popular culture when he landed the part of Gale Hawthorne in The Hunger Games film series.

    • Age: 30
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,The Hunger Games,The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1,The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
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