When they had only just started off on their individual roads to fame, no one could have imagined what would become of them, or that they would someday be the idols of millions of people. Here are 16 intriguing photos of famous people taken long before they became known around the world.
1. Barack Obama having a smoke as a freshman at college 
Obama served as the 44th President of the United States between January 20, 2009, and January 20, 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Obama was the first African American to assume the presidency and previously served as a Senator of the United States from Illinois (2005–2008).
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