15 celebrities that we would never have guessed that they were childhood friends

Remember my friends from school? They know a lot about you and can tell all of your children's secrets ... which, however, no one not particularly interesting, even yourself. Only if you are not Kevin Spacey, of course. Or at least Johnny Depp. We offer a selection of celebrities who knew each other long before they became world famous. They have something to remember!

15 celebrities that we would never have guessed that they were childhood friends

Chance the Rapper and President Obama

15 celebrities that we would never have guessed that they were childhood friends

You read right, all right. When a Chicago native, rapper Chance often saw the future chief. "He's doing just amazing music," said Obama, "I met him when he was 8 years old, and we were very close friends families for a while."

Chance - the son of Ken Williams, Bennett, he is today - the deputy chief of staff of the mayor of Chicago, and was formerly the state. control then little-known senator from Illinois named Barack Obama. Commander in Chief has never hidden his love for hip-hop and rap. (For reference: Chance the Rapper (real name Chanselor Bennett) - American rapper, singer and actor He has 6 mixtapes and one studio album, released in conjunction with The Social Experiment.).

Jon Hamm and Ellie Kemper

15 celebrities that we would never have guessed that they were childhood friends

If you are sure to know Hamm (Don Draper from the television show "Madman", wrongly translated in the Russian box office as "Mad Men," while we are talking about "people with Madison"), then Ellie, you may not know. But it is well aware of the millions in the US and Europe: it copes with major roles in serials studios Netflix and NBC (the most famous - "The Office" and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt").

History of Jon Hamm simply wild. His mother died when he was ten years old, and soon the father followed her. John studied at the University of Texas, but he was expelled because of a serious scandal involving a hammer, fire, and someone's genitals (do not know the details). After returning home to St. Louis Madmen future star he worked as a teacher of drama in his former high school, and surprisingly, one of his students was Ellie Kemper. "He taught me to improvise in acting, and all the students are very fond of him," - once he told reporters Kemper in 2015. "Hamm looked great even among first-year students, he was equally incomparable, and it's such a thrill - to study theater arts at the high, inflated and handsome man!"

13. Brad Pitt and Christina Applegate

15 celebrities that we would never have guessed that they were childhood friends

Christina and Brad had long been familiar with, hang out in the same company, but one day decided, as recalled Applegate, "to cross the border and start dating." At that time, it was already quite recognizable star of the series "Married ... with Children" (in the Russian version - "Happy Together"), and Brad was still just nice boys. It soon became clear that Pitt treated their romance is much more serious than the 18-year-old Chris. All over, like a bad movie - at a party on the occasion of the MTV awards Christina went with someone else, leaving the poor thing Brad.

Jada Pinkett Smith and Tupac Shakur

15 celebrities that we would never have guessed that they were childhood friends

Tupac and Jada met at the Baltimore School of the Arts, and has since been inseparable. They share a love for acting and like family. Tupac once said, "Jada - my heart. We will always be friends, and grow old together. She can ask me about anything, and she would get it. I will give her your heart, liver, lungs, blood, bone marrow, if need be. " Jada echoed him: "It serves as a magnet We had a wonderful relationship to know each other, we realized how much unites us We have been friends forever...." They are somewhat lost sight of each other, and she could not say goodbye to Tupac in 1996, when he was shot.

Mick Foley and Kevin James

15 celebrities that we would never have guessed that they were childhood friends

Badly, of course, but Kevin James is known mainly for its very bad film. No, his early experiences in the stand-up comic and TV talk shows were very decent. And the TV series "The King of Queens" was very rating at the beginning of the 2000s. Perhaps he had to choose a career in the field of sports activities, given his friendship with legendary wrestling, Mick Foley. These two were teammates in high school, were in a wrestling team and remained close friends for twenty-five years after graduation. "He's the nicest guy I have ever met," - said James, "... but the most insane, which I have ever seen in my life."

Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson

15 celebrities that we would never have guessed that they were childhood friends

Remember the wonderful film "The Royal Tenenbaums," "The Darjeeling Limited", "Moonrise Kingdom" and "Hotel" Grand Budapest "? They took a brilliant director of West Anderson. He reminisces about his acquaintance with Owen Wilson: "When we met with Wilson, I studied literature, and he - English We started writing together I'm always going to be the director, but I can not say that Owen had once wanted to be an actor.. . he always fancied himself a writer. And, hell, he's a really good writer. "

One could say that Wilson appears in most of his films. But this is not the case. He is in all the films of Anderson. Well, maybe, but "Kingdom" and "Rushmore", but Wilson wrote the script of the last, so that does not count. These two are friends since college and have never apart - more than 20 years.

9. Jessie J and Adele

15 celebrities that we would never have guessed that they were childhood friends

Adele's voice is pleasant to all. It was her velvety vocals attracted to it once Jessie J (Jessie J. - very famous in the UK singer and songwriter). During dinner, she went to the table Adele when they were classmates at the BRIT School of Art, and called to sing along. "I used to arrange the vocal sessions with Adele between classes," said Jesse. "We used to sing during the lunch break, and someone played up to us on the guitar - it was fun!" But their relations have cooled, after the words of Jesse, Adele let "fame change her." Adele forgotten old friendships and get in touch.

Zach Braff and Lauryn Hill

15 celebrities that we would never have guessed that they were childhood friends

Another example of friendship that arose in the school. Lorin - American singer and winner of eight awards Grammy, for many years is the best friend of the stars of the series "The Clinic" Braff. Lorin even once attended a family celebration of Bar Mitzvah Braff. They are very close, but the reason for the rumors of a possible romance was never given. Buff and Lauren studied together in high school. This is the same high school, where the 15-year-old Prasit Michelle decided to organize a hip-hop trio with Hill and his cousin Wyclef Jean (Wyclef Jean). So it turns out that Braff went to high school with two-thirds of the group Fugees.

Jon Hamm and Zach Galifianakis

15 celebrities that we would never have guessed that they were childhood friends

It seems that Jon Hamm was a very sociable person, before the shot to fame because it is the second time in this list. Hamm and Galifianakis began to make friends about thirty years ago. It's no secret, Hamm - a big fan of comedy, so it is not a surprise that he was interested in and was often in comedy clubs of Los Angeles in the 1990s. Hamm told the LA Times, he first met with Galifianakis (as well as other currently known comedians like Sarah Silverman and Patton Oswalt) on the stand-up for $ 5, and since then, they are friends. "He's a great actor, but he says, as a comedian, not as an actor," says Galifianakis, "And John really, really funny, he even thinks like a comedian."

Al Gore and Tommy Lee Jones

15 celebrities that we would never have guessed that they were childhood friends

Here is a couple of guys from the Ivy League. Gore and Jones met freshmen at Harvard, and lived across the hall from each other in a dormitory. Fast forward a few years, and now they're full-seniors neighbors, but even together they were in college-country group! What makes this story even more interesting: they have also learned with Eric Segal, a famous writer and screenwriter, who claims that they have inspired him to create a character by the name of Oliver, in his film (hit 1970!) "Love Story" which was also the first film, Tommy Lee Jones.

Jay Z, Busta Rhymes, DMX & The Notorious B.I.G.

15 celebrities that we would never have guessed that they were childhood friends

The four biggest name in a certain genre of music, all went to school together. Well for this school? Indeed, Notary Big, Jay-Z, DMX and Busta finished the same school, in the center of Brooklyn, New York. Biggie, by the way, very well studied (at the level of "A") and even wanted to be a dentist or a designer. While studying at the Brooklyn George Westinghouse Vocational & Technical College, Basta once walked the corridors together with friends. "Jay-Z was already undergrad, and I just did. Biggie had not yet written anything, he just hung out. Jay, who played at that time in the Original Crew, heard that some are new attempts to rap his territory. As a result, she walk the corridors turned into an impromptu Battle. But I was well done and made Jay. A Tale supported him. "

Nicole Kidman and Naomi Watts

15 celebrities that we would never have guessed that they were childhood friends

Australian Nicole and Naomi are beautiful, talented and totally inseparable. Watts and Kidman met at a performance at Phillip Street Theatre in Sydney, and since then they talk like best friends. Together they starred in a movie, awarded each other on different shows, and, of course, made it clear - they do not need a third source. Watts says that they have the same success can be either "go to glamorous parties, or stay at home and chat with each other."

John Krasinski & BJ Novak

15 celebrities that we would never have guessed that they were childhood friends

Star TV series "The Office", John Krasinski and BJ. Novak, went to the same college, Newton South High School, in Newton, Massachusetts. Both graduated in 1997. Presumably, they were not in touch after graduation. Novak continued his education at Harvard, while Krasinski went to Brown, and they only see each other occasionally at the weekend, coming to her parents in Newton. Then it turns out, on the set of "The Office," they met by chance. You would think that one of them recommended another for the role, but it is not. Two guys from the same small town in Massachusetts, got the role in one of the top sitcoms on NBC, 3,000 miles from home ... is entirely coincidental. How strange, is not it?

Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire

15 celebrities that we would never have guessed that they were childhood friends

The most famous Hollywood cronies met in early childhood. Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire in the late '80s, not only went to the auditions together, but also auditioned for the same role. Career and that, and another has developed more than successfully. Even as a child they allegedly vowed to always support each other in life and on the set, as well as never to swear because of the roles. In 2013, they both appeared in the film adaptation of the book Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby", starring his friends.

Whale Killer and Kevin Spacey

15 celebrities that we would never have guessed that they were childhood friends

Spacey and Kilmer were classmates in high school in Chatsvortskoy Chatsvortse (Los Angeles, California). After high school, Spacey tried his hand at the genre of stand-up comedy in the local bowling alley, while Kilmer has not persuaded him to join him and jerk in Dzhulliar school in New York. And Spacey got to this prestigious school - about the same time, when it ended Kilmer. Next, the story becomes more controversial. Ostensibly Spacey Kilmer called his father and asked for a small loan of $ 18, 000 to pay the semester. Thinking that speaks with one of the best friends of his son, Mr. Killer lent him the money. But the fact that Spacey had never graduated from this school, and according to Val Kilmer, the future star of "American Beauty" knew that umchitsya away long before it will be issued a check. Supporters Spacey recognize - yes, the loan was, but on a much smaller amount, and it was fully repaid (with interest). Needless to say, these differences in the readings somewhat cooled longstanding friendship.