Women actresses all look like divas. But do you know many of them were not as glamorous back in the day. Some were geeky nerds while others had it all in their genes. I think I may have raised your curiosity quite a bit. But it is no fun with all talk and no show. So roll the scroll key in your mouse and look how these great actresses looked back in time, especially during their days in school. We are going to let all the skeletons out of the closet.
Heather Locklear peaked in popularity as Amanda Woodward on Melrose Place, Sammy Jo Carrington on Dynasty, and Caitlin Moore in Spin City, just to name a few of her movies and TV shows which gained some name in her audience. Her well-acclaimed roles have garnered her 6 Golden Globe nominations. She was also briefly married to Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora, and was married before him to Mötley Crüe drummer, Tommy Lee.
Heather Locklear In High School
The Californian was born and raised in Los Angeles to a production executive mother and UCLA administrator father. She studied at Newbury Park High School. Did you also know she tried out for the school’s cheerleading squad, but was rejected? So she joined the drama club instead.
She attended UCLA after high school and then she modeled and appeared in commercials and advertisements.
Elisabeth Shue is known best for Adventures in Babysitting, The Karate Kid, Back to the Future Part II and III, Leaving Las Vegas, and a whole lot more. The 53-year-old popular actress is now a mother of three and grandmother to two grandkids. She has also been happily married to film and television director, Davis Guggenheim since 1994.
Elisabeth Shue In High School
Elisabeth Shue is a native of South Orange, New Jersey, with her parents. She also has three brothers William, Andrew, and John. Elisabeth graduated from Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey and attended Wellesley College until she was transferred to Harvard University and earned her BA in political science in 2000.
The stunning Brooke Shields is a modeled because of a big break at the young age of 12 in the film, Pretty Baby. Since then, she has appeared in various films and TV shows including The Blue Lagoon, Suddenly Susan and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. The actress is is happily married to her screenwriter husband, Chris Henchy for 16 years.
Brooke Shields In High School
Brooke Shields attended and graduated from Dwight Englewood High School in Englewood, New Jersey. She was already a well-known supermodel and movie star. but she took a brief break from her career after graduating from high school in order to attend Princeton University, where she graduated with a BA in Romance Languages.
Barbi Benton is known for her regular role on the television series Hee Haw doing 1980s Love Boat and Fantasy Island. Barbi is famous for her relationship with Hugh Hefner whom she started dating at the age of 18 in 1969 through 1976.
Barbi Benton In High School
Barbi grew up in Sacramento, California and attended Rio Americano High School. She enrolled in UCLA and appeared entertainment television program when she was 18.
Acting Great, Jane Fonda began as a Broadway actress in the 1960 play, There Was a Little Girl and by the 1970s she had won two Best Actress Oscars for her performance in 1971’s Klute and 1978’s Coming Home. In the 1980s she became a fitness guru.
Jane Fonda In High School
Jane Fonda was raised in New York in Emma Willard School, a private all-girls school in Troy. Jane scored straight-A’s in classes and taught dance classes. Jane eventually went to Paris for two years to study art and returned to join Lee Strasberg’s Actors Studio.
Before Gal Gadot, Lynda Carter was the original Wonder Woman in the 1970s. Lynda Carter is still known today as the original Diana Prince. Lynda is presently 66 years old.
She also has two children in her marriage to ZeniMax Media CEO Robert A. Altman since 1984.
Lynda Carter In High School
Lynda was schooled in Phoenix, Arizona and attended Arcadia High School until 1969 where she was very active in drama and choir and was also in a band called Just Us in her high school. She attended Arizona State University, but dropped out shortly after in order to follow her dreams as a singer. Lynda also went on to become a semifinalist in the Miss World pageant and then entered in the world of acting.
Monica Lewinsky isn’t one of the regular Hollywood women. She became known after President Bill Clinton admitted to having an “inappropriate relationship” with the White House intern. He infamy with the then President is also known as the Lewinsky scandal.
Monica has also engaged in several ventures of her own which range from designing handbags to working as the advertising spokesperson for a diet plan.
Monica Lewinsky In High School
Monica has lived a privileged childhood in Beverly Hills where she attended Jon Thomas Dye School in Bel-Air for Elementary school followed by Beverly Hills High School Bel-Air Prep, where she graduated in 1991. She also attended Santa Monica College followed by Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon.
Nancy Mckeon has appeared as a tomboy Jo Poliniaczek from the classic NBC sitcom The Facts of Life and she continued to act all the way into 2011. She had a lead role in the Lifetime series The Division as Inspector Jinny Exstead. She also had a recurring role in Sonny with a Chance as Connie Munroe.
Nancy’s husband is Marc Andrus and the couple has two children together.
Nancy McKeon In High School
Nancy grew up in Westbury, New York with her parents and actor brother, Philip. She began modeling baby clothes for Sears by the age of two, and her brother appeared in over 65 commercials as a kid.
Nicole Mary Kidman is an Australian actress, singer, and producer who has acted in various hits like Top Gun and Moulin Rouge. She has won an Academy Award, one Primetime Emmy Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards for acting. Nicole was also among the world’s highest-paid actresses in 2006, 2018 and 2019.
Nicole Kidman In High School
Kidman grew up in Sydney and attended Lane Cove Public School and North Sydney Girls’ High School. She had enrolled in ballet at three and had showed her natural talent for acting in her primary and high school years.
Scarlett Ingrid Johansson is an American actress and singer who is also the world’s highest-paid actress since 2018. She has also featured many times in the Forbes Celebrity 100. Her films have grossed over $14.3 billion worldwide, making Johansson the ninth-highest-grossing box office star of all time.
Scarlett Johansson In High School
Johansson attended P.S. 41 in Greenwich Village for elementary school. Johansson began her theatrical training at Professional Children’s School in Manhattan.
She graduated in 2002.
Lindsay Dee Lohan is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. Born and raised in New York, Lohan was signed to Ford Models as a child. She has also appeared as a regular on the television soap opera Another World at age 10, her breakthrough came in the Walt Disney Pictures film The Parent Trap.
Lindsay Lohan In High School
Lohan attended Cold Spring Harbor High School and Sanford H. Calhoun High School, where she did well in science and mathematics, until grade 11, when she started homeschooling.
Cameron Michelle Diaz is a retired American actress who is also an author, producer, and model. She has frequently appeared in comedies throughout her acting career, while also earning critical recognition in dramatic films. She has acted in hits like The Mask and Charlie’s Angels.
Cameron Diaz In High School
Cameron Michelle Diaz graduated with the class of 1990 from Long Beach Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, California. She was a cheerleader for her school as a sophomore.
Kendall Nicole Jenner is an American media personality, socialite, and model. Jenner was born to Caitlyn Jenner and Kris Jenner, and rose to fame in the reality television show Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Jenner began modelling at the age of 14.
Kendall Jenner In High School
Jenner was raised with her sister and the Kardashians in Calabasas, an upscale suburb west of Los Angeles. Jenner attended Sierra Canyon School before switching to homeschooling in order to pursue modeling. She graduated in 2014.