Were famous people always famous in some way? Well, these entertainment stars have been that cool since their high school days.

You may find your favourite star, scroll through this gallery:

Halle Berry

As a history-making actress and having been Hollywood's darling for decades. It turns out, Halle has been popular since her teen years. She wasn't only crowned as Prom Queen at her high school, but was also a cheerleader.

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Danielle Brooks 

The Orange Is the New Black star has previously opened up about her days of being a cheerleader. In a letter to her younger self on Refinery29, Danielle says "Most of these life lessons — even the bit about cheerleading uniforms — are surprisingly applicable over a decade after prom."

Chrissy Teigen

Before her modelling days, the now-renowned cookbook author and holder of a Twitter Clap back Phd also waved pom poms during her schooling days. 

CAMERON DIAZ WHEN SHE WAS A SCHOOL CHEERLEADER
Chrissy Teigen. Credit: Planet Photos

Eva Longoria

Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria's luscious chestnut locks date back to her cheerleading days. Oh yes, it seems she was a star cheerleader.

HEN SHE WAS A SCHOOL CHEERLEADER
Eva Longoria. Credit: Planet Photos

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Meryl Streep

The multi-academy award-winning actress, the only person who could've played Miranda Priestly the way she did - yes, Meryl Streep probably excelled at cheering on the field as well.

Cameron Diaz 

The striking blonde locks and piercing blue eyes went well with the green and yellow uniform when she was a school cheerleader.

CAMERON DIAZ WHEN SHE WAS A SCHOOL CHEERLEADER
Cameron Diaz. Credit: Planet Photos.

Bella Thorne

The Disney Shake It Up star posted a throwback, on her Instagram page, to her cheerleading days and writes, "Who's your fav #cheerleader? #goteam #transformationtuesday".

CAMERON DIAZ WHEN SHE WAS A SCHOOL CHEERLEADER
Cameron Diaz.

Alicia Silverstone

The famed Clueless lead start was not only an 'It girl' in the movie but was also a cheerleader when she was in high school at San Mateo High School in California.

CAMERON DIAZ WHEN SHE WAS A SCHOOL CHEERLEADER
Alicia Silverstone. Credit: WENN

Madonna

A star on any performance stage, Madonna had her own set on pom poms before she became famous.

Madonna
Madonna. Credit: WENN\VH1

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Kendall Jenner

Celebrity model Kendall Jenner has shared a snap of her days as a cheerleader on big sister Kim Kardashian West's website. 

WHEN SHE WAS A SCHOOL CHEERLEADER
Kendall Jenner. Credit: Planet Photos

Katie Holmes

Adding to her socials, Katie Holms writes "#tbt me at age 6 cheering on my sister's basketball team?".

WHEN SHE WAS A SCHOOL CHEERLEADER
Katie Holmes. Credit: Planet Photos

Compiled by Phelokazi Mbude

Additional reporting by Magazine Features.

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