Reddit Users Reveal What Celebrities Were Really Like At School


Many of us forget that celebrities didn’t always have the best of times during their childhood.

So, to help us understand this, a new thread on Reddit has revealed what stars like Leonardo DiCaprio, Lady Gaga, Kanye West and Kurt Cobain were like at school, and the answers may surprise you.


Former teachers of famous people were asked to disclose what they were really like and it appears these now ‘untouchables’ were just like the rest of us in their younger days – a bit awkward, sometimes got bullied, and not all that remarkable.

Here’s just a few of the best (or worst):

Leonardo DiCaprio


Aww, bless him.

Mariah Carey


Once a diva, always a diva.

Kanye West


Is the ‘real’ Kanye something we have yet to see?

Steve Jobs


Something definitely changed. Maybe taking LSD and travelling to India was the key to Jobs’ success?

Kurt Cobain

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Good thing this guy’s mum wasn’t in the record biz.

Lady Gaga

Good advice for us ‘norms’, but Gaga definitely isn’t your usual kind of person. One in a million.

Stephen Fry

Sounds pretty accurate, to be fair.

Justin Bieber


Hey, at least fame didn’t change him…