This slideshow features photos of young Cameron Diaz, including high school year books photos, a picture of her cheerleading, and more. She's beautiful as ever now, but wow was Cameron Diaz hot when she was younger. Diaz’s sexy looks began in her high school years, as evidenced by these photos. Born in 1972, her first major on-screen appearance was in “The Mask” alongside Jim Carey. She went on to land major roles in other hit movies, such as “My Best Friend’s Wedding,” “There’s Something about Mary,” “Charlie’s Angels,” “Vanilla Sky” and “Gangs of New York.” She has been the recipient of four Golden Globe Awards and the one-time recipient of the New York Film Critic’s Best Lead Actress Award. She was also been named the highest-paid actress who is over forty years old in 2013. Diaz became a fashion model at the age of 16, and she worked with some major clothing companies, such as Calvin Klein and Levi’s. Her sex appeal has seemed to only increase with age. Check out these pictures of Cameron Diaz when she was young.