“We did ‘The Crucible’ collectively senior yr, we have been the leads!”
Lengthy earlier than they have been strolling purple carpets collectively, some celebrities have been crossing paths within the faculty hallway. From P.E. to math class, these future A-listers skilled the ups and downs of highschool and better schooling side-by-side. And whereas some stars have been BFFs within the classroom, others have been merely classmates they often noticed within the lunchroom.
No matter their relationships throughout their faculty days, one factor is for certain — these celebs will certainly make for an fascinating class reunion!
Learn on to find which stars crossed paths within the faculty hallway…
Rising up in California, Cameron Diaz and Snoop Dogg each attended Lengthy Seaside Polytechnic Excessive Faculty. Whereas they have been a grade aside, Snoop says Cameron was “fly” and he remembers her being buddies along with his “cheerleading homegirls.” In the meantime, Cameron says she could have made some unlawful purchases from the longer term rapper.
“He was a yr older than me. I keep in mind him, he was very tall and thin. He wore a number of ponytails. I am fairly certain I purchased weed from him!” Cameron as soon as mentioned on “Lopez Tonight.”
Gwyneth Paltrow and Kerry Washington each attended Spence Faculty, an all-girls non-public faculty in New York Metropolis. Whereas the duo have been a couple of years aside, they crossed paths when Gwyneth Paltrow was holding auditions for the college’s a capella group Triple Trio. On the time, Gwyneth was about to graduate and Kerry was about to be a freshman.
“I used to be in a singing group known as ‘Triple Trio’…We have been holding auditions as a result of a bunch of us have been graduating, and in walks Kerry Washington. Essentially the most stunning — to begin with, your face has not modified. No growing old in any way — This stunning eighth grader is available in so assured. She opened her mouth and essentially the most beautiful voice got here out,” Gwyneth mentioned of Kerry’s audition on the Goop podcast.
Kim Kardashian and Rashida Jones have been classmates once they each attended The Buckley Faculty in Los Angeles. The duo had a couple of different well-known friends together with Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie and whereas they have been all youthful than Rashida, she undoubtedly knew who they have been.
“They have been youthful than me. They have been actually cute and little, and so they wore loads of bows of their hair,” Rashida mentioned on “Watch What Happens Live” of their elementary years collectively.
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s tight knit friendship makes loads of sense once you discover out that they’ve identified one another since they have been youngsters. They attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin Faculty collectively in Boston and each bought concerned in performing across the similar time. They might even go to New York Metropolis collectively to audition for elements.
“Earlier than Matt, I used to be on my own. Appearing was a solo exercise the place I’d simply go off and do one thing, act in a bit TV present or one thing, and nobody understood it. Not one of the different youngsters knew what it was I did, the way it labored, or something. Rapidly, I had this pal, Matt, and he will get it and desires to do it and thinks it is fascinating and desires to speak about it. Quickly each of us are doing it,” Ben informed Parade.
Camila Mendes and her “Riverdale” co-star Cole Sprouse (alongside along with his twin Dylan) attended New York College on the similar time. Whereas Camila remembers working into Cole at events on a number of events, she says that Cole doesn’t keep in mind their interactions.
“I noticed him round and there was a time after we had class in the identical constructing so I might at all times see him outdoors. He was a weirdo! He had actually lengthy hair all the way down to his butt cheeks. He was actually shy too. I might see him at events typically and I at all times type of randomly talked to his brother, however I by no means bought an opportunity to speak to him as a result of he was extra to himself. Cole at all times laughs once I inform him that as a result of I keep in mind assembly him on sure events and he would not,” Camila informed Office Magazine.
Jonah Hill and Adam Levine have been buddies since delivery, after their dads met again once they have been in junior excessive. They attended Brentwood Faculty in Los Angeles collectively and so they “principally lived at one another’s homes.” Jonah’s older brother Jordan even ended up changing into Maroon 5’s supervisor till his premature passing. Jonah says that Adam continues to be the identical individual he knew rising up.
“He’s not completely different now…That may be a man who is strictly who he ever was in a good way. I do know loads of well-known individuals and he’s one who has not modified a lick,” he told Howard Stern.
7. John Krasinski & B.J. Novak
Earlier than John Krasinski and B.J. Novak have been co-stars on “The Workplace,” they have been classmates at Newton South Excessive Faculty in Massachusetts. Even earlier than that, the duo have been additionally on the identical little league baseball staff.
“John Krasinski and I’ve identified one another our entire lives within the weirdest, most coincidental manner. We performed little league collectively…We’ve identified one another our entire lives,” B.J. mentioned on “The Ellen Show.”
Rising up, Woman Gaga and Nicky Hilton each attended all-girls Catholic faculty Convent of the Sacred Coronary heart in New York Metropolis. Nicky’s older sister Paris additionally attended the college however was a couple of years older. Whereas the duo undoubtedly didn’t hang around throughout their time at school, they did cross paths via the years.
“I by no means noticed Paris, she was older than me…I truly solely went with Nicky. They’re very fairly, and really clear. Very, very clear…However, , it’s spectacular to be that excellent on a regular basis, these ladies. I used to be at all times a bizarre lady at school, who did theater and got here to high school with a number of purple lipstick on or my hair completely curled, or no matter I used to be doing to get consideration,” Gaga reportedly informed About.com.
Scarlett Johansson and Bleachers frontman Jack Antonoff each attended New York’s Skilled Youngsters’s Faculty and dated for a time frame. The previous couple even attended promenade collectively. The duo reportedly cut up after commencement and years later, Jack’s band Metal Practice launched a track that appeared to be very directed at Scarlett.
“Scars are in her identify / And she or he scars me with blame / Hey Scarlett, you are not the identical / This lady, she had it kinda candy / ‘Until fame swept her off her toes,” Jack sings within the track “Higher Love.”
10. Josh Hartnett & Rachael Leigh Cook dinner
Josh Hartnett and Rachael Leigh Cook dinner attended the identical highschool in Minneapolis, though they have been in several grades. Rachael has even admitted that she thought Josh was “actually cute” on the time. Just some years after graduating, Josh and Rachael ended up starring within the 2001 romantic comedy “Blow Dry” collectively.
Jennifer Aniston met Chaz Bono once they each attended the Fiorello H. LaGuardia Excessive Faculty of Music & Performing Arts in New York. Whereas the duo don’t appear to be in contact anymore, Jennifer says there was a time when she would typically cling with Chaz after faculty.
“Day by day a gaggle of us would go to Chaz’s home after faculty. I have never spoken to him in awhile,” Jennifer reportedly informed Allure in 2011.
Rami Malek attended Notre Dame Excessive Faculty in Sherman Oaks, California alongside Rachel Bilson. The duo have been friends throughout their teen years and did a number of the faculty’s theater productions collectively. They even went on their senior class journey to New York collectively!
“Rami was a very good pal of mine. We have been [in] the identical crew. We did ‘The Crucible’ collectively senior yr, we have been the leads in it collectively — all these items. We type of saved involved a bit bit…So clearly, he will get tremendous well-known and he is at all times been extraordinarily gifted, a very superb actor, even in highschool,” Rachel mentioned on “Armchair Expert.”
One other well-known classmate from Notre Dame? Kirsten Dunst!
Ansel Elgort and Timothée Chalamet each attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia Excessive Faculty of Music & Performing Arts, very like Jennifer Aniston and Chaz Bono did years prior. Whereas attending the college collectively, Ansel and Timothée shared lessons and have been even each on the basketball staff.
“Laguardia highschool delight. It is actually loopy, Timmy and I performed on the identical basketball staff, we had the identical drama instructor Mr. Shifman, we had the identical science instructor Mr. Singh, after which in the identical yr, each of us are nominated for a f$&king Golden Globe!!! Residing the dream sitting courtside on the Knicks sport collectively. Life is loopy. Congrats to you Timmy ❤️,” Ansel wrote in a now-deleted Instagram submit.
14. Morena Baccarin & Clare Danes
Morena Baccarin & Clare Danes could have co-starred on “Homeland” collectively however their relationship goes all the best way again to center faculty. The duo each attended New York Metropolis Lab Faculty, the place Morena says they have been pleasant with one another.
“After I was 7, we moved to New York as a result of my dad’s job was transferred. I grew up within the West Village and went to the New York Metropolis Lab Faculty for junior excessive. Claire was there on the similar time! We have been considerably pleasant, so when ‘Homeland’ got here up, it was nice,” Morena informed TV Guide.