Five Celebrity Friends Who Knew Each Other Even Before Rising To fame
There are many celebrity duos who have been close friends since childhood. Can you guess them?
Friends before rising to fame! When talking about celebrity friendships, we often think of iconic duos like Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, or Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner. But there are numerous celebrities who knew each other even before rising to fame. Keep reading to find out some inspirational celeb friendships and how they first met.
Jonah Hill and Adam Levine.
The comedy actor and Maroon 5 singer’s friendship goes way back. Both celebrities thank their parents for their close and unbreakable bond. Jonah and Adam’s dads met at the principal’s office when their sons were attending junior high. The LA natives are still going strong with their friendship.
Ryan Gosling and Justin Timberlake
Ryan Gosling and Justin Timberlake’s friendship started when they met on the set of the Mickey Mouse Club. The child actors would engage in serious mischief together on the set. The actor and singer were not just childhood friends, they also lived together for a while. While working together on The Mickey Mouse Club, Gosling’s mom had to get back to Canada for her job, leaving behind her son, as the series was still filming in the US. That is when Gosling and Timberlake became roommates.
Maya Rudolph and Gwyneth Paltrow
The longtime ‘Saturday Night Live’ star and the founder of Goop have been pals since they were 7. Gwyneth and Maya became friends while they were attending St. Augustine by the Sea School. Also, their fathers were best friends at the time they were in college.
Tobey Maguire and Leonardo DiCaprio
The famous actors have been friends for more than 30 years. Leo and Tobey first met when they were 12 – both trying to enter the film industry and attending the same auditions. The child actors immediately bonded owing to their similar backgrounds. Leo, during an interview, revealed that he was the one to initiate the friendship; while returning home from school, Leo spotted Tobey filming on the street and made him his friend.
Naomi Watts and Nicole Kidman
The Australian celeb duo met while attending the same High School in Australia, and their bond intensified while working together on the film ‘Flirting’ in 1991, which was also Naomi’s first time working on a movie. They were already familiar with each other, but their friendship was forged on the sets of the film.
Some friendships last the test of time, and these celeb pals are proving it!