How 20 Celebrities’ Hairstyles Have Changed Since They First Appeared on the Big Screen

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With time, along with our goals, tastes, and hobbies, our bodies change too. We exhibit the education and habits we get as we grow up, and they also affect the way we look. Our bodies don’t lie about whether we exercise or not, eat healthily, or are junk food fans. They can even reveal our passions and lifestyles.

Bright Side encourages you to have a look at how some celebrities have changed over the years.

1. Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston is best recognized for her role as Rachel Green on Friends. In fact, the actress won an Emmy and a Golden Globe for this role. She was born in 1969 and is 52 years old. Her character on that T.V. show was so popular with audiences, that for decades, and even to this day, women still go to their hairdressers and ask for her iconic hairstyle known as the “Rachel.”

2. Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato is a 28-year-old American singer, songwriter, and actor. First appearing on the children’s television series Barney & Friends, Lovato got new role as Mitchie Torres in the musical television film Camp Rock and its sequel Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, which also featured an original single by her titled “This is Me.” She released her first successful album, Don’t Forget, in 2008. She participated in voice acting in Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017) and Charming (2017).

3. Winona Ryder

Winona Ryder first rose to fame after Tim Burton’s work of art, Beetlejuice. A few years later, she starred in the classic Edward Scissorhands, a movie that she starred in alongside Johnny Depp. With a career spanning more than 36 years, the actress still manages to surprise us with her roles; her most acclaimed one in the past few years being Joyce in the Netflix hit, Stranger Things.

4. Mark Ruffalo

Mark Ruffalo was born in 1967 and began his acting career in the 1990s. Today, he’s recognized for bringing the Hulk to life in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, before his superhero role, he was known as the perfect guy in the romantic comedy, 13 Going on 30. He definitely didn’t break any walls there, but he did steal the heart of Jennifer Garner’s character.

5. Jennifer Lopez

American singer Jennifer Lopez has also excelled as an actress, dancer, and businesswoman. She has won several awards thanks to her performances in film and music. Her first role was portraying Selena Quintanilla in her biopic, a role that won her a nomination for a Golden Globe for “best actress.”

6. Brad Pitt

Born in 1963, Brad Pitt has been nominated for an Oscar 4 times, winning this award on 2 occasions. In the 2000s, he founded a motion picture production company called Plan B Entertainment, with which he received more than 8 nominations for “best picture” and won an Academy Award 3 times.

7. Salma Hayek

Mexican actress Salma Hayek has captivated us in her roles for film and television. She started her artistic career by starring in the telenovela, Teresa. With a few years of experience under her belt, she made the leap to American cinema, and now she’s one of the most recognized Mexican women in Hollywood. Her most memorable performance was her role as Frida Kahlo in 2002.

8. Paul Rudd

American actor, comedian, and producer (he’s done it all) Paul Rudd is known for his roles in films such as Clueless and for his role as Ant-Man in the Marvel Universe. Paul married Julie Yaeger in 2003, and they have 2 children together. He became the co-owner of Samuel’s Sweet Shop after he and his friend, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, rescued it in New York.

9. Sandra Bullock

This talented American actress has been famous for her appearances in romantic comedies since the 1980s. She’s been romantically involved with several of her co-stars, such as Matthew McConaughey and Ryan Gosling. She was the highest-paid actress between 2010 and 2013 and earned approximately $56 million for her work.

10. Keanu Reeves

Keanu is a science fiction movie icon. His most memorable performance was his participation in the acclaimed Matrix trilogy. Although Reeves has starred in several films of this type, he has also acted in productions of different genres, managing to be recognized for his versatility.

11. Ellen DeGeneres

Television host, writer, and producer Ellen DeGeneres has won multiple Emmy Awards. Her television talk show has been on the air for over 18 years. She’s a renowned comedian and has been in a relationship with actress Portia de Rossi since 2004, and the couple married in 2008.

12. Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. began his career by appearing in his dad’s films and gained public attention by playing Charles Chaplin in 1992. He’s now one of the most distinguished actors for bringing Iron Man to life in 2008. That same year, he became one of the highest-paid actors, collecting $4 million for just one movie.

13. Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman started her career at the age of 16. However, it took her a few years to gain public attention for her role in the 1989 thriller, Dead Calm. The Australian actress has won an Oscar, 4 Golden Globes, 2 Emmy Awards, and a BAFTA. She was also identified as the highest-paid actress between 2006 and 2009.

14. Johnny Depp

Born on June 9, 1963, Johnny Depp has received various awards from a young age for many cult films. He has worked alongside prominent directors and producers like Tim Burton. He is now remembered for his artistic flexibility in roles, going from playing a young Edward Scissorhands and pirate Jack Sparrow to giving life to Willy Wonka and the Mad Hatter. He’s definitely a movie star.

15. Julia Roberts

Remembered for her participation in one of the best-known cult films in cinema, Pretty Woman, Julia Roberts is one of the most iconic actresses when it comes to romantic movies. For her role in Erin Brockovich, a film about an environmental activist, Roberts earned $20 million, which made her the highest-paid actress in 2000.

16. Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman’s most significant role was playing Wolverine in X-Men. However, he has also shown a lot of interest in musical comedy, both in film and theater. Another example of his talent could be seen in the musical, Les Misérables. This film earned him his first Oscar nomination for “best actor” in 2013.

17. Meryl Streep

Although she only has 3 Oscars to her name, Meryl Streep is an actress with some of the most nominations for this award, adding up to 21. She starred in Mamma Mia!, a musical based on songs of the group, ABBA. She also interpreted several of the songs.

18. Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey began his career in the 1990s. Without a doubt, he’s one of Hollywood’s favorite sweethearts in romantic films, such as A Time to Kill, The Wedding Planner, and Magic Mike. The actor has 3 children with Brazilian model Camila Alves, whom he married in July 2012. They now live together in Malibu, California.

19. Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett is an Australian film and stage actress. She has won the 4 most important awards in the acting world: an Oscar, a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She’s most famous for having participated in the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. She was also the main villain in the movie, Thor: Ragnarok.

20. Tom Cruise

3-time Golden Globe winner Tom Cruise has been the star of the Mission: Impossible films since 1996. He’s one of the highest-payed actors in Hollywood and the film industry. In 2010 alone, he earned an estimated $14.5 million from his movies. Another one of his memorable roles was in War of the Worlds.

In which movie did you see your favorite actress or actor for the first time? What do you most admire about this celebrity and why?

Please note: This article was updated in June 2021 to correct source material and factual inaccuracies.


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I think Anniston got really tired of the rachel hairstyle so she finally moved away from it


Meryl Streep looks awesome in every age, with every hairstyle 🥰


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