Time changes us all. Some people age gracefully but others … not so much. Luckily, many people can move their later years quietly without having to worry about having their photo seen by the world.
However, celebrities live by a different set of rules, and when they experience an extreme transformation as they age, fans notice. Check out these 28 shocking celeb transformations in this gallery update.
1. Lindsay Lohan.
Lindsay Lohan is only 26-years-old, but she has partied more than most
people have in a lifetime – and it shows! (Hello, rehab!)
2. Melanie Griffith.
Melanie Griffith was once a comedic cutie, but the star appears to have
had several cosmetic surgeries, which have aged her dramatically.
3. Heidi Montag.
Heidi Montag famously underwent several plastic surgery procedures in one
day, aging herself a decade in record time.
4. Benecio Del Toro.
Benecio Del Toro looks more homeless than hot the older he gets.
5. Goldie Hawn.
Kate Hudson’s mother Goldie Hawn was one of the sexiest stars of her era.
6. Sinead O’Connor.
Yes, that's Sinead O’Connor on your left AND your right! She shocked her fans when she hit the stage with a
drastic new look. Her look has "evolved" several times over the years.
7. Keith Richards.
Keith Richards is one of the hardest-partying rockstars in history – and it
8. Kathleen Turner.
Kathleen Turner may still have a raspy voice, but other than that, she is
9. Steven Seagal.
Action star Steven Seagal has failed to maintain his muscular and fit
10. Mickey Rourke.
Mickey Rourke was one of the sexiest Hollywood hunks in history, but after
his boxing career, the actor’s face never fully recovered.
11. Kelly LeBrock.
Talk about Weird Science! Kelly LeBrock looks nothing like
her former self.
12. Lara Flynn Boyle.
Lara Flynn Boyle looks shockingly different now than she did more than a decade ago.
13. Val Kilmer.
Former Hollywood heartthrob Val Kilmer packed on the pounds for a while and looked
nothing like he did in his younger years.
14. Nick Nolte.
Nick Nolte went from hot to homeless looking!
15. Brigitte Nielsen.
Brigitte Nielsen tried to resurrect her career years ago on The Surreal Life, but the
former model and wife of Sly Stallone definitely didn’t dazzle the same way.
16. Janice Dickinson.
Once the biggest supermodel in the world, Janice Dickinson has had a
few too many procedures.
17. Axl Rose.
Axl Rose still rocks but has an entirely different look.
18. Donatella Versace.
The years haven’t been kind to Donatella Versace!
19. Ozzy Osbourne.
The lead singer of Black Sabbath — known to heavy metal fans across the globe as “The Prince of Darkness” — started his career as a fresh-faced kid out of Birmingham, England. But years of excess took a toll on the “Crazy Train” singer as he aged.
20. Lil’ Kim.
When Lil’ Kim hit the music scene in the 1990s, she was known for her striking outfits as much as her hit music. However, over the last 20 years, fans have noticed her evolving looks. Us Weekly showcased her changing appearance through a series of different events.
21. Kirstie Alley.
In the 1980s Alley rose to fame as the bar manager on the hit sitcom “Cheers.” The actress has been very public about her struggles with weight loss, becoming a spokesperson for Jenny Craig and documenting her many weight losses and gains publicly. She told People magazine that before competing on Dancing With The Stars she weighed 230 pounds — before losing 100 after the competition.
22. Macaulay Culkin.
It is hard to be a child actor and to grow up in the public eye. Nobody can attest to this more than Home Alone star Macaulay Culkin. While Culkin was the cute kid who made audiences smile while chasing burglars out of his house, he himself could not escape the effects of time.
23. Sylvester Stallone.
Sly was a musclebound dynamo in the 1970s and 80s with his iconic heroes Rocky and Rambo. Since then, Stallone has tried to maintain his pumped-up physique. Back in 2007, while on his way to make a Rambo film, Stallone was arrested in Australia for carrying a Human Growth Hormone. According to the Today Show, he pleaded guilty to the charge and released a statement saying, “Years ago I was diagnosed with a condition and my doctors prescribed human growth hormone and testosterone for its treatment. Under medical supervision I have continued to use both medications.”
24. Steven Tyler.
As the lead singer of Aerosmith, Steven Tyler was on teenagers’ bedroom walls across America. In later years, the American Idol judge became known for his unique facial alterations.
25. Brendan Fraser.
Once considered a heartthrob actor in family friendly adventure movies like The Mummy, Fraser turned heads for other reasons. Back in 2017 when some unflattering images came out so did stories with headlines like, “Whatever Happened To Brendan Fraser?”
26. Johnny Depp.
Johnny Depp had a good three decades in the spotlight as a leading man before things started to go sideways. The Pirates of The Caribbean star has not let his age or new appearance slow him down as he keeps busy with work, according to Radar Online.
27. Matthew Perry.
Friends star Matthew Perry was a staple of our television screens through the 1990s and early 2000s. Now, the man who played Chandler is almost unrecognizable to fans. According to The Sun, he attended an outdoor public screening of Jurassic Park and many people didn’t even notice the star of one of the biggest hit TV shows of all time.
28. Vince Vaughn.
Vince Vaughn is known for his witty and sarcastic characters in movies like Wedding Crashers and Dodgeball. However, the public has not seen much of Vaughn since his mid-2000s heyday. In January, 2019 Radar Online reported that he “looked nearly unrecognizable.”