Braces, frizzy hair, Harry Potter. Think that's just your high school past? Think again. Celebrities like Amber Rose and Joe Manganiello went through similar awkward phases before they were famous, proving that if these former nerds can grow up hot, there's still hope for the rest of us.
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Click through the gallery to see which celebrities used to be total nerds.
"In high school I never drank, I never smoked, I never smoked weed," she told Playboy. "I was president of the varsity club and was on the math team and then student government. I was in every activity."
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