The Biggest Celebs of 2011 Again Vs. Now

Is it just me, or does everyone have flashes?

Come on let me take you back. The year was 2011. COVID was a distant dream. Times were simple. Lady Gaga showing the Grammys in an egg.

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it was the end harry potter And dusk and the beginning of The Hunger Games; the end of Hannah Montana And the start of the MCU. In other words, it was the best of times, and it was the worst of times.

There were 21 celebrities that I’ve summarized as my absolute favorites in 2011 — here’s what they looked like at the time, and there’s a check-in on each one today!

1.

Katy Perry

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What she was doing in 2011: tour for album teenage Dream. Perry was also married to Russell Brand.

What is she doing so far: Raising daughter Daisy with fiancé Orlando Bloom, starting a residency in Las Vegas, and serving as a judge American Idol reboot. Oh, and he’s friends with Taylor Swift now!

2.

Nicki Minaj

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What she was doing in 2011: Opening for Britney Spears on tour, performing at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, and being nominated for three Grammys.

What is she doing so far: mixtape reissue beam me up Scotty, featuring tracks from several other artists, and winning the Best Hip Hop Award at the MTV EMAs. He also recently made headlines for spreading vaccine misinformation,

3.

Taylor Swift

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What she was doing in 2011: Tour for third studio album Speak now and possibly writing a fourth studio album Red.

What is she doing so far: re-recording and re-releasing six of her albums; it was recently re-released Red, along with a short film for the 10-minute version of “All Too Well”.

4.

Kim Kardashian

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What she was doing in 2011: Marriage, and Then Divorce, starring NFL star Kris Humphries, and kuvku By-product Kourtney and Kim Take NY.

What is she doing so far: kuvku It finally comes to a close, but Kim shows no signs of slowing down. She owns several fashion and makeup brands, and her family has a deal with Hulu for a future reality series. Kim recently filed for divorce from husband Kanye West, with whom she shares four children, and has been linked to Pete Davidson. she recently hosted SNL.

5.

Kanye West

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What he was doing in 2011: going on a festival tour My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and release watch the Throne with Jay-Z, and then toured with him for that album.

What is he doing so far: release an album dondaended his feud with Drake, and split from wife Kim Kardashian.

6.

Beyoncé

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What she was doing in 2011: release an album 4 And announcing her pregnancy at the MTV Video Music Awards.

What is she doing so far: “Be Alive” release for the film King Richard and raised her three children with husband Jay-Z. At this year’s Grammys, Bey broke the record Singer with the most Grammy Awards (and the woman with the most Grammy Awards).

7.

Justin Biber

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What he was doing in 2011: releasing a Christmas album and a movie/a concert about his life, never say Never.

What is he doing so far: Married to Hailey Baldwin (now Bieber), releasing Justice And freedom, and releasing a new Christmas song cover (“Rocking Around the Christmas Tree”).

8.

Adele

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What she was doing in 2011: Releasing (and touring) her album 21.

What is she doing so far: releasing her album 30 and Announcement of Las Vegas Residency.

9.

Jennifer Lawrence

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What she was doing in 2011: starring in X-Men: First Class and for filming Hunger Games, as well as being nominated for an Oscar winter’s Bone.

What is she doing so far: Pregnant with and starring in her first child with husband Cooke Maroney Don’t look up

10.

Lady Gaga

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What she was doing in 2011: Ongoing born This Way And reaching the Grammys in a giant egg.

What is she doing so far: Gaga made her film debut with the uber-successful a star is born and just came out on the heels of acting house of gucci,

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Will and Kate, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

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What they were doing in 2011: getting married! The two tied the knot in April 2011.

What they are doing so far: Raising her three children and fulfilling royal duties / attending all the events of the royal family.

12.

Kristen Stewart

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What she was doing in 2011: starring as Bella Swan in Ending the Race dusk Saga and dating robert pattinson.

What is she doing so far: After a decade of appearing in mostly indie films, Stewart has been generating Oscar buzz recently for playing Princess Diana Spencer. He recently got engaged to girlfriend Dylan Meyer.

13.

Robert Pattinson

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What he was doing in 2011: ending a starring role as Edward in dusk Saga and dating kristen stewart.

What is he doing so far: Like Stewart, Pattinson has starred in several indie films over the past decade. He most recently appeared in Last Year’s Theory and is set to appear in the next year Batman as Batman. He is currently dating model Suki Waterhouse.

14.

Taylor Lautner

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What he was doing in 2011: Starring as Jacob in Ending the Race dusk saga and starring Kidnapping.

What is he doing so far: Lautner seems to have stepped away from acting. He recently made headlines when he got engaged to girlfriend Taylor Dom.

15.

Fly

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What he was doing in 2011: Ongoing Take care And popularize #Yolo.

What is he doing so far: Ongoing certified lover boy, Being named Billboard’s Top Artist of the Year, and withdrawing his music from Grammy considerations.

16.

Emma Watson

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What she was doing in 2011: Finishing off acting as Hermione in harry potter for series and filming the perks of Being a Wallflower,

What is she doing so far: Being mostly an activist – she recently hosted a panel on climate change at the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference.

17.

Robert Downey Jr.

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What he was doing in 2011: starred as Tony Stark in iron Man in the movies and sherlock Sherlock Holmes movies.

What is he doing so far: Downey Jr. retired from the role last year, after more than a decade of playing Tony avengers: endgame, he is set to reappear As Holmes in a third film that was originally scheduled to be released this year, but was pushed back.

18.

Emma Stone

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What she was doing in 2011: hosting SNL second time starring crazy Stupid Love And Servant.

What is she doing so far: Starring as Cruella de Vil in the original story Cruella and giving birth to her daughter with husband Dave McCurry.

19.

Selena Gomez

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What she was doing in 2011: Releasing and Starring in Her Third Album as Selena Gomez & the Scene Monte Carlo.

What is she doing so far: Spanish-language EP . to issue Revelation and starring Only murders in the building.

20.

rihanna

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What she was doing in 2011: tour for album thrust and release albums talk that talk, Also releasing my first perfume.

What is she doing so far: Rihanna mostly focuses on her lingerie line, Savage x Fenty and beauty line, Fenty Beauty. She is currently dating A$AP Rocky.

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And finally…Jennifer Lopez

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What she was doing in 2011: acting as a judge American Idol, releasing her album Love?, and separation from Marc Anthony.

What is she doing so far: Working on multiple movies, launching JLo Beauty, performing at the opening ceremony, releasing/collaborating on a few singles… and dating Ben Affleck again!

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