20 Celebrities Who Were Featured In Music Videos Before They Were Famous

Before celebrities were household names, a common way many of them started out is through roles in music videos. And looking back at these videos featuring celebs prior to fame will definitely make you do a double take.

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Here are 20 celebrities who began their careers appearing in music videos that you might remember.

1.Channing Tatum

Channing Tatum plays a bartender in the "She Bangs" music video

2.Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez talks to Janet Jackson in her "That's the Way Love Goes" music video

3.Matt LeBlanc

Matt LeBlanc walks amonst a crowd in the "Miracles" music video

4.Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell is tucked in by Bob Marley along with another child in his music video for "Is This Love"

5.Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks appears on a game show during the "One Hit Wonder" music video

6.Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey leans against a car as Walkaway Joe


RuPaul dances in the "Love Shack" music video

8.Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel stands in an elevator in the "She's Got Issues" video

9.Benicio del Toro

Benicio del Toro sits on a car as Madonna dances in her "La Isla Bonita" music video

10.Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie reads a letter in Antonello Venditti's music video

11.Alek Wek

Alek Wek poses in purple lighting in Tina Turner's "Golden Eye" music video

12.Alicia Silverstone

Alicia Silverstone sits in a movie theater as she acts in the "Cryin'" music video

13.Josh Duhamel

Josh Duhamel appears with a woman in a 1999 Donna Summer music video

14.Wesley Snipes

Wesley Snipes stares down Michael Jackson in the "Bad" music video

15.Courteney Cox

Courteney Cox dances with Bruce Springsteen and watches him sing "Dancing in the Dark"

16.Eva Mendes

Eva Mendes lounges in a pool in the music video for "Se A Vida E (That's the Way Life Is)"

17.Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze appears in the "Rosanna" music video

18.Wentworth Miller

Wentworth Miller stars opposite Mariah Carey in her "We Belong Together" video

19.Kim Kardashian

Pete Wentz and Kim Kardashian are shown in the "Thnks fr th Mmrs" music video

20.And finally, Elijah Wood.

Ellijah Wood sits at a desk in the "Forever Your Girl" video