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What 20 Teen Heartthrobs From the 2000s Look Like Today

You probably had a huge crush on maybe one or 2 guys from the 2000s, the era when suddenly all the hot men gathered into the spotlight. They might have stolen your heart back then, and may still carry a piece of it, just for nostalgia’s sake. The real question lies in their aging secrets — because it seems like they’ve gotten even more handsome as they got older.

Here at Bright Side, we want to time travel to the past with you real quick, and remind you of all the hotties you might’ve forgotten about.

1. Tom Welling

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2. Shane West

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3. Josh Duhamel

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4. Channing Tatum

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5. Ryan Phillippe

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6. Zac Efron

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7. Jonathan Bennett

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8. Chace Crawford

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9. Taylor Lautner

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10. Ben McKenzie

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11. Joe Jonas

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12. Colton Haynes

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13. David Boreanaz

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14. John Krasinski

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15. Milo Ventimiglia

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16. Ian Somerhalder

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17. Alex Pettyfer

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18. Wentworth Miller

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19. James Lafferty

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20. Burgess Abernethy

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Who was your celebrity crush from the 2000s? Was he on this list?

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