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Former Boyfriends And Girlfriends Of Celebrities Describe What They Were Like Before They Got Famous

Updated August 12, 2020 35.3k votes 8.2k voters 956.8k views16 items

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It's always fascinating to discover what celebrities were like before they were famous. Were they shy and sweet, or were they ruthlessly ambitious from the beginning? Were they always destined for greatness, or did they stumble onto success by accident? Thankfully, internet users are here to pull back the curtain and share true stories from stars' exes. Reddit is littered with stories from celebrities' exes, and some are pretty juicy.

When celeb ex-boyfriends and celeb ex-girlfriends tell all, you might expect to hear tales of past dumb behavior. But more often than not, famous people really don't change that much. Some of them even ended up marrying their fans. From Tom Hanks to Deadmau5 and everyone in between, here are stories of celebrities before they were famous.