Celebrities That Look Alike: You Won't Believe The Resemblance

Have you ever seen a celebrity and thought "I swear he or she looks familiar?" Two celebrities might just look alike. Here are a few!

By Daina
Celebrities That Look Alike: You Won't Believe The Resemblance

Celebrity Look Alikes

There is a theory that everyone in the world has a doppelgänger, someone who is the spitting image of you. You will often meet new people and think "they look just like _____." I, myself, have had multiple people come up to me and tell me I just look like a cousin or a coworker or a distant acquaintance. What would be the chances that a celebrity's doppelgänger is also a celebrity? It's pretty likely, actually! Maybe it is the makeup techniques, maybe it comes down to heritage, or maybe there is something in the water in Hollywood. These celebrity pairs have a striking resemblance that is hard to deny!

Ed Sheeran And Rupert Grint


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Rupert Grint has been the Ron Weasley we fell in love with growing up with Harry Potter. We've seen him through his teen years and his blossoming into adulthood. Ed Sheeran, on the other hand, has only recently entered the celebrity scene. He has wow'd his fans with his music and has hit the top charts for many weeks in a row.They really look alike! Maybe it’s just the ginger hair, or maybe it is the British accent, but these two could pass for twins! If I did my best to describe Rupert Grint to someone who has never seen any of the Harry Potter movies, that person will probably go the rest of their lives thinking Ed Sheeran fought in the battle of Hogwarts alongside his two best friends.

Helen Mirren And Meryl Streep

Chatting to Lorraine earlier today.

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It doesn't matter how slowly you go as long as you don't stop! 💕

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Helen Mirren and Meryl Streep are both celebrities in the movie industry. Helen Mirren is best known for starring in The Queen and other smaller movies; Meryl Streep for Mamma Mia, The Devil Wears Prada and Into The Woods. Although their nationality is different (Mirren from England, Streep born in New Jersey), their heritage creates a similar facial structure (Mirren being of Russian decent and Streep being of German). These two surely look alike. Specifically with Meryl Streep in The Devil Wears Prada, it is undeniable the resemblance between these two women, especially with the same hairstyle. Both women have high cheek bones, both women have the same wise eyes, and both women are aging phenomenally!

Zoe Saldana And Jada Pinkett Smith

Oscar's 2015

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Zoe Saldana is known for her role in Avatar, Guardians of the Galaxy, and newly released Avengers: Infinity War. She has a history of smaller movies before these higher-grossing films, but she is just getting started with her career! Jada Pinkett Smith is the wife of famous actor, Will Smith. She has two children who are both in the music and film industry. Jada, herself, has starred in movies and television series. Zoe is pictured on the red carpet. Jada Pinkett Smith is pictured in a wedding photo with her husband. Both dresses are even similar in color, which really shows even their skin tone is similar.

Amy Adams And Isla Fisher

Wonder Woman and Tiny Woman!❤️ #jonesespremiere

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Amy Adams starred in Enchanted with James Mordsen (stay tuned to find out which celebrity he looks alike!). She also just announced she will be in the upcoming movie The Woman In the Window Isla Fisher originates from Australia. She has starred in Wedding Crashers as the crazy, overly obsessed girl (and no, that was not Amy Adams); Confessions of a Shopaholc (no, also not Amy Adams); and Now You See Me (also not Amy Adams). As you could have guessed, she gets mistaken for Amy Adams quite a bit. Amy Adams must have done a quick change in between red carpet pics! This is the craziest celebrity look-alike, as they are practically twins! You will never find a celebrity couple that looks more similar than these two. In most pictures, they even do their makeup the same way! They both look gorgeous in the red carpet dresses, they do their hair part the same way, and they look alike in makeup-less pictures too.

Andy Samberg And Jesse Eisenberg

Formerly a star of SNL and a member of the comedic singing group, The Lonely Island, Andy Samberg has never stopped being funny. Currently on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Samberg shows off his acting skills playing a successful police detective who always finds the humor in bad situations. Jesse Eisenberg is also a comedian, but in more of a serious manner. Take his role in Zombieland--the movie is funny, but Eisenberg acts seriously as he is fighting zombies. Eisenberg is also known for his role in The Social Network, a movie about the creation of Facebook. Andy Samberg resembles an older and less serious Jesse Eisenberg; that they look alike is a surety. They both come from a Jewish heritage, so no wonder they look almost exactly alike! I find it interesting that they dress similarly, too.

Avicii And Aaron Carter


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#aaroncarter 💕💯❤️😍

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An homage to the late Swedish music celebrity: Avicii’s music career did not last in the limelight long before he died this past April. His hit, “Wake Me Up”, was on top charts and loved by millions. Besides singing Avicii was also a music producer and a DJ. Aaron Carter is a former pop star, known for songs such as “Aaron’s Party (Come Get It)”, “I Want Candy,” and “That’s How I Beat Shaq.” He has recently been working on getting back in the music scene after a long stretch of drug abuse and reality TV. Avicii is a physical reincarnation of Aaron Carter. If Avicii and Aaron Carter had done a collaboration and I walked into the sound studio and saw both of them there, I would only be able to distinguish one from the other due to Avicii’s mole on his face and Aaron Carter’s tattoo on his neck.

Katy Perry And Zooey Deschanel

Baaaaaast fraaaandsss fur-avaa @jiffpom

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Meant to post this weeks ago: thanks @mararoszak for my big time hair cut!

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Katy Perry is one of the many queens of pop. With songs like “California Girls” and “I Kissed a Girl”, Perry has won the hearts of teens; with songs like “Firework” and “Roar”, she has inspired and empowered women across the world. She is also known for her flamboyant style of dresses/attire. Best known for her lead role in New Girl, Zooey Deschanel can also be seen with a very different hair color in Elf and in her Youtube music videos of her musical duet with M. Ward. Back when Katy was brunette (if you haven't seen her recently, she dons a blonde pixie cut now), Katy and Zooey could pass as sisters (actually, Zooey looks more like Katy than she does her actual sister, Emily). Hair style, quirkiness, facial features—the only thing these celebrities do not have in common is their makeup style (Katy’s being very over the top and Zooey keeping hers more natural with her makeup go-to being red lipstick). No surprise that both celebrities come from a mixed Eastern European heritage.

Chris Colfer And Cameron Monaghan

Chris Colfer played Kurt Hummel in the beloved musical show, Glee. After the show ended in 2015, he continued pursuing his young adult book series, The Land of Stories (little known fact about him!). Playing the creepy villain in Gotham, Cameron Monaghan is also known for his role in Shameless. Although the two have very different backgrounds and, based on what path each one is currently pursuing, very different futures, the two baby-faced celebrities look very much alike. Cameron’s jaw line is a bit more defined, but Chris is filling out his face more and more as time passes after having to act like he was 5 years younger than he actually was. Cameron dresses in a suit, which is Chris' go-to style.

Henry Cavill And James Marsden

Today I wear black. In unity. @timesupnow #timesup #whywewearblack

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It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's Henry Cavill. The most recently cast actor to play Superman, Cavill focuses on staying buff and looking the part. James Marsden is the underrated actor that everyone seems to forget about. Starring alongside Amy Adams (remember her?) in Enchanted, Marsden also is known for Westworld and a slew of rom-coms. It is undeniable how closely these two celebrities look. It wouldn't surprise any of us if they were brothers! They play two very different roles (Cavill as the heroic, buff Superman and Marsden as the guy-to-get in sappy romantic movies). Are they split personalities and one guy fooling all of us? Maybe.

Julie Bowen And Gywneth Paltrow

Julie Bowen is known for her roles in Modern Family and Happy Gilmore. She was, until this past February, married to the drummer of Creed, Scott Phillips. Gwyneth Paltrow is a much more famous celebrity. She has starred in Shallow Hall, Shakespeare in Love, and the Iron Man series (as Virginia "Pepper" Potts). Besides acting, she has also pursued a short singing career, around 2010-2011. She guest starred on Glee and also collaborated with artists such as Tim McGraw. Julie Bowen is an interesting celebrity--most people will say she looks like Elizabeth Banks. In some pictures, I agree. However, she also looks like Gwyneth Paltrow (especially in the picture above, where she is in the center). I've also seen pictures of hers that resembles Julia Stiles. It appears Julie Bowen is just a celebrity look-alike in general. However, I am sticking with the fact she looks more like Gwyneth due to her complexion and hair style.

Zendaya And Selena Gomez


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Both girls began their celebrity careers on Disney Channel. Zendaya starred in Shake It Up and continued her career in acting in smaller roles and in movies while also pursuing a modeling and in fashion designing (can I have all my dresses made by her?) Selena Gomez started on Barney and Friends, but struck gold when she joined Disney. Her leading role in Wizards of Waverly Place was pivotal in her career. Since then, she has starred in many shows and movies and even directed the Netflix Original, 13 Reasons Why. The girls have different heritage backgrounds--Zendaya being half African-American and half German/Scottish; Selena is half Mexican and half Italian. However, their skin tone is very similar and they have facial features that look alike.

Many A Celebrity Who Look Alike Will Keep Coming!

Doppelgängers date back to ancient times--the idea that every person has an equal is nothing new. That being said, it will by no means be done with this group of celebrities. As more and more people become famous, more and more doppelgängers will emerge, so keep a look out for them!