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When celebrities aren't filling their feeds with glitzy selfies or disturbing face swaps, they're sharing Instagram photos of themselves before they were famous. The ubiquitous throwback snap not only reveals how the famous person lived before becoming American royalty, but also the quirky, habitual expressions and styles the fame couldn't wash off them. Here are 17 celebrity throwback photos that prove these superstars haven’t changed one bit.

1. Taylor Swift looking shocked is still not shocking.

Today I begin my 26th year of freaking out over stuff.

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2. Drake started from the bottom still cheesin'.

Without this man there is no me...Uncle Steve

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We brought the hotline set to ACC!

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3. Jessica Alba still can't help but act like a weirdo.

Happy #nationalsiblingday @joshuaalba -love you my lil bro. With our dad @markdalba 😜

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4. Ludacris is still ludicrous.

#tbt

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#thebridges

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5. Kylie Jenner still has a thing for Adidas track suits. Sorry Puma.

whyyyyy mom?!

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I give my heart to all 38 million of you

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6. Justin Bieber still has a case of (cringe-worthy) dancing fever.

11 year old Jb

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7. Beyoncé is still Queen of the bey-raids.

My grill in 1988🐝

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Parkwood🐝

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8. Britney Spears still has that "I have a juicy secret, but won't tell you" facial expression. That, and her fetish for red tops.

This is a story about a music video called #Lucky that turned 15 today! 💃⭐

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#SexySunday

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9. Mario Lopez still doesn't know how to properly wear a baseball cap.

#619

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Help NBC4 #ClearTheShelters on Aug. 15th! Info at Cleartheshelters.com #JulioAndJuanita

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10. Kourtney and Kim still rocking weird outfits.

80s fashion at its finest.

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TBT: Happy St. Patrick's Day! 🍀on my app. #LinkInBio

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11. The Obamas are still nestling in each other's arms.

Barack and Michelle. #ThrowbackThursday #TBT #NoFilter

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Wishing you and all your loved ones a very Merry Christmas!

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12. Lindsey Lohan is still some sort of princess.

#tbt #jasmine #Disney 🌸❄️🌸

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🙏🏻 happy wedding to Justin and Lana 🙏🏻

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13. James Van Der Beek is still topless and fleek.

#throwbackthursday My first pair of cowboy boots.

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14. Snoop Dogg still has that facial hair.

21 years ago 🌟✨💫

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real recognize real. thnk u @WWE universe for tha honor #HOF #WWE #wrestlemania 👊🏾🙏🏾

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15. Aziz Ansari is still sometimes the token minority.

Oh yeah, back in SC, I took some dance classes. (I'm back row, 2nd from the left)

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You know we had to get that cue when we in Austin...

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16. Kanye West does smile, you guys. Still, it's a rare sight to behold.

thanks for all my birthday messages 😏

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Me and North.

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17. And Chelsea Handler is still known to cover up with inanimate objects.

I knew even at 2 that I had some jumbos coming to live on my chest.

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Lunch break. Mexico City. Y tu papa tambien

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They'll never change. Well, unless there's money in it. Then they probably will.