Everybody has to star somewhere, right?
Before these 14 celebrities made the big time, they made their debuts as beauty queen hopefuls in pageant shows! Oh, how far they've come...
1. Halle Berry
Pageant: Miss USA, as Miss Ohio
2. Eva Longoria
Pageant: Won Miss Corpus Christi
3. Vanessa Williams
Pageant: Crowned Miss America
4. Michelle Pfeiffer
Pageant: Miss California Beauty Pageant
5. Sarah Palin
Pageant: Miss Alaska Pageant
6. Diane Sawyer
Pageant: Crowned Kentucky's Junior Miss
7. Oprah Winfrey
Pageant: Won the title of Miss Black Tennessee
8. Vanessa Minnillo
Pageant: Won Miss Teen USA
9. Sharon Stone
Pageant: Won Miss Pennsylvania
10. Katy Perry
A mini Katy Perry was apparently quite the regular on the child pageant scene.
11. Lucy Lawless
Pageant: Named Miss New Zealand
12. Justin Timberlake
Pageant: International Supreme King contest in Nashville
13. Selena Gomez
Unclear where this is from but CUTE.
14. Britney Spears
Similarly to Katy Perry, Britney won a ton of pageants as a kid - her trophies can all be found in a museum in Kentwood, Louisiana.
Who makes the most stylish pageant participant?
Source: Perez Hilton