Kim Kardashian posted a throwback photo of her with pal Nicole Richie in their pre-fame days. "Nicole Richie and I being oh so cool at 13 years old" the reality star captioned the pic.
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In the photo, the two stars are just normal girls growing up in L.A. Nicole's even sporting a pair of braces! Now, times have majorly changed. Nicole and another childhood friend, Paris Hilton, became stars thanks to their show The Simple Life.
Since then, Nicole has segued into a successful fashion career. She is married to rocker Joel Madden, and they have two kids, Harlow and Sparrow. Nicole also used to date Brody Jenner, aka Kim's soon-to-be-ex-stepbrother.
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As for Kim, she originally worked a stylist to stars like Paris before making a sex tape and then landing the hit reality show Keeping Up With the Kardashians, which made her whole family famous.
And perhaps this #throwbackthursday pic was inspiration for Kim: she too wants to have a successful beauty and style career like Nicole's. Her boyfriend, Kanye West, is reportedly trying to get Kim on the cover of Vogue magazine, and Nicole is friends with the mag's editor Anna Wintour.
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