celebrities 35 Famous People Who Were Ugly Kids  

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Famous people who were ugly kids all once fell into that awkward ugly duckling category, but have since grown to be incredibly famous and completely gorgeous. Be it getting better with age, like a fine wine, or a little help from cosmetic surgery, all of these celebrities went from Frankestein to Franken-fine! Here are celebrity ugly ducklings with pictures of the celebs as babies and teenagers. 

Looking at these then and now photos of some of the most beautiful celebrities of all time, it's hard to imagine that these ugly children grew into the beauties they are now. Who would have thought the cornrows on the young Taylor Swift would turn into the refined beauty the singer she is today, or the frizzy-haired young Nicole Kidman would turn into one of Hollywood's most beautiful women?

It's easy to pick on the ladies on this list, but it's the men who really evolved into insanely handsome adults. Ryan Seacrest and Russell Brand were both on the plumper sides as kids, but these days, their sex appeal is undeniable. Even George Clooney, Brad Pitt, and Justin Timberlake, easily three of the hottest male celebrities today were once ugly kids. My, how times have changed.

If anything can be learned from this list (besides that as a society, we can be a wee bit shallow when it comes to looks), it's that just because something starts out a little rough on the eyes, that doesn't mean that with enough hard work (and some good genes) it can't turn into something extremely beautiful.

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Kate Hudson


Kate Hudson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 35 Famous People Who Were Ugly Kids
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Age: 38

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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#68 on The Most Beautiful Women In Hollywood

#95 on The Best Actresses Working Today

#85 on The Hottest Celebrities of All Time

#55 on The Best Celebrity Partners to Have on a Game Show

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Matthew Lewis


Matthew Lewis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 35 Famous People Who Were Ugly Kids
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Age: 28

Birthplace: Horsforth, United Kingdom

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Megan Fox


Megan Fox is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 35 Famous People Who Were Ugly Kids
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Age: 29

Birthplace: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA

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#29 on The Most Beautiful Women of All Time

#14 on The Most Beautiful Women In Hollywood

#1 on The Hottest Celebrities of All Time

#4 on The Most Beautiful Women in the World

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Catherine Zeta-Jones


Catherine Zeta-Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 35 Famous People Who Were Ugly Kids
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Age: 48

Birthplace: Swansea, United Kingdom

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#26 on The Most Beautiful Women of All Time

#16 on The Most Beautiful Women In Hollywood

#96 on The Best Actresses Working Today

#17 on The Best Living English Actresses

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