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25+ Photos of Celebrities Posing with Their Younger Selves

Then and Now Celebrity Photos

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Artist Ard Gelinck has figured out time travel… sort of. Through his ongoing “then and now” series, he features current-day celebrities posing with their past selves. His masterful use of Photoshop makes the portraits look seamless. It’s as if Gelinck discovered some sort of wormhole that allowed the two ages to stand side by side. Matching the tone, scale, and shadows, his patchwork of images feel cohesive as a single picture. They’re sure to make you do a double take.

Aside from the novelty and skill in Gelinck’s images, it’s fascinating to see how some of the world’s biggest stars have changed over time. Some, like Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, have grown up in the public eye; we’ve known them since they were little kids. They’ve transformed from cute sitcom stars to women who receded from the spotlight and into their roles as fashion moguls. Other then and now celebrity portraits aren’t as dramatic, but they still showcase how well some people have aged. George Clooney, Ellen, and Oprah are just a few folks that look better with time. (May we all be so lucky!)

For more then and now celebrity photos, follow Gelinck on Instagram.

Artist Ard Gelinck’s “then and now” celebrity photos pictures stars hanging out with their younger selves.

Then and Now Celebrity Photos

Emma Watson

Then and Now Celebrity Photos

Matt LeBlanc

Then and Now Celebrities

Jennifer Aniston

Then and Now Celebrities

Michelle Obama

Then and Now Celebrities

Barack Obama

Then and Now Celebrity Photos of Stars Hanging Out With Younger Selves

Elton John

Then and Now Celebrity Photos of Stars Hanging Out With Younger Selves

George Clooney

Then and Now Celebrity Photos

Brad Pitt

Then and Now Celebrity Photos

Leonardo DiCaprio

Then and Now Celebrities

Oprah

Then and Now Celebrity Photos of Stars Hanging Out With Younger Selves

Ellen

Then and Now Celebrities

Ariana Grande

Then and Now Celebrity Photos

Lady Gaga

Then and Now Celebrities

Boy George

Then and Now Celebrities

Madonna

Then and Now Celebrity Photos

Britney Spears

Then and Now Celebrities

Justin Timberlake

Then and Now Celebrities Photos

David Bowie

Then and Now Celebrity Photos

Freddie Mercury

Then and Now Celebrities

Dolly Parton

Then and Now Celebrity Photos of Stars Hanging Out With Younger Selves

John Travolta

Then and Now Celebrity Photos of Stars Hanging Out With Younger Selves

Courtney Cox

Then and Now Celebrities

Richard Gere

Then and Now Celebrity Photos of Stars Hanging Out With Younger Selves

Clint Eastwood

Then and Now Celebrity Photos

Ralph Macchio

Then and Now Celebrity Photos of Stars Hanging Out With Younger Selves

Sylvester Stallone

Then and Now Celebrity Photos of Stars Hanging Out With Younger Selves

Tom Selleck

Then and Now Celebrity Photos of Stars Hanging Out With Younger Selves

Ron Howard

Then and Now Celebrity Photos of Stars Hanging Out With Younger Selves

Henry Winkler

Then and Now Celebrity Photos of Stars Hanging Out With Younger Selves

Haley Joel Osment

Then and Now Celebrity Photos of Stars Hanging Out With Younger Selves

Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen

Ard Gelinck: Instagram

My Modern Met granted permission to use photos by Ard Gelinck. 

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