Sometimes it could be very difficult to find that perfect friend; especially at a young age. Remember the first time you met your best friend? Was it in elementary school? Where the two of you sat together and just instantly “clicked,” or was it in college and your roommate that was selected for you ended up becoming your BFF? These celebrities all found their best friend at a young age, and there is little room for jealousy in most of these relationships, since both friends in each situation ended up becoming highly famous.
10) Nicky Hilton and Lady Gaga
We all know who Paris Hilton is, but she has a little sister named Nicky, who is also somewhat popular, but not quite as well known. Nicky is a heiress to the Hilton family fortune, which includes the line of hotels around the world. She has her own fashion line; including clothing and handbags, and has also modeled for an Australian underwear company. Nicky graduated from the Catholic High School, Convent of the Sacred Heart, back in 2001.
Even though Lady Gaga was one out of only twenty students that was accepted to the Collaborative Arts Project 21 (CAP21) at the age of 17, she dropped out during her sophomore year to spend more time on her music career. Before that, she graduated from the Convent of the Sacred Heart, around the same time as Nicky Hilton did. The Convent was an all-girls school, and the girls knew each other, but were not close friends (according to sources). Lady Gaga was known then as, Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, but changed her name as tribute to Queen and their song, “Radio Gaga.”
9) Kate Hudson and Liv Tyler
Goldie Hawn; a very popular 1980s actress, had a daughter with singer and comedian, Bill Hudson in 1979, and named her Kate Garry Hudson. Goldie wasn’t married long, and started dating Kurt Russell. Kurt eventually moved in with Goldie and her daughter, and she calls Kurt “dad,” since he basically raised her (according to sources). Kate grew up with very famous parents and started singing and dancing at a very young age. It was inevitable that she would go on to be just as (if not more) famous as her mother and father. She attended the Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences in the 90s, where Kate met fellow classmate, Liv Tyler, who just happens to be Steven Tyler’s daughter. Kate and Liv became friends during the school days, and even much better friends once they appeared in a movie together, years later. The two know how it is to be the offspring of someone famous, and were able to support each other since they had this in common.
8) Victoria Justice and Taylor Lautner
When growing up in the public eye, it’s hard to not be friends with your co-workers. Even those who have not been in the same shows seem to find one another and form great friendships. Victoria Justice had her own television show, Victorious, at a young age and Taylor Lautner was in several Disney movies, including Sharkboy and Lavagirl. He then grew up to play teen girl’s favorite werewolf on the Twilight Series. Somehow these two grew a close amity as children; and there was even speculation about Victoria and Taylor dating; but they both nixed the rumors and let the public know that there is nothing but a friendship going on in their relationship.
7) Adam Levine and Jonah Hill
According to People magazine, Adam Levine and Jonah Hill have been friends practically since birth. Their fathers both met in junior high, and became best friends after an encounter at the principal’s office. Adam is the lead singer for Maroon 5 and is a judge for the television show, The Voice. At age 30, Jonah has multiple movies that he’s known for; the most recent being 22 Jumpstreet (the sequel to 21 Jumpstreet). In July of this year, like any good friend would do, Jonah conducted the wedding of his good friend Adam, to the model, Behati Prinsloo.
6) Drew Barrymore and Corey Feldman
Almost everyone who grew up in the 1980s know exactly who Drew Barrymore and Corey Feldman are. The two not only grew up in Hollywood doing movies as children, but were actually good friends before they even became famous. Drew got her debut in the film, E.T., and Corey was doing commercials at the age of three, but did not get fully recognized until his teen years. Many of his movies from that decade were big hits, such as; Stand By Me, The Goonies and The Lost Boys; which was practically the beginning of teen idolization of vampires.
5) Courtney Love and Drew Barrymore
Although you can’t really say that Courtney Love and Drew Barrymore were childhood friends, seeing that Courtney is eleven years older than Drew, and they met when Courtney was 19. Apparently, the two met in a bathroom when Drew was only eight years old and was smoking a cigarette. Drew was caught in the “Hollywood hype,” and did a lot of drinking and drugs at the age when most girls were playing with Barbie dolls. The two became good friends, and Courtney had even asked Drew to be a godmother to her daughter.
4) Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato
Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato aren’t exactly ancient when it comes to age, but they grew up together in the public eye. They first met when they were both ten years old, on the television show, Barney. Both of the girls grew up as “Disney” kids, and both of them even had their own shows. Selena was a teen wizard on The Wizards of Waverly Place, and Demi played Sonny Munroe on Sonny With a Chance. It was inexorable that the two became such close friends. Now they both have amazing singing careers of their own, and even though they are still best friends, still have their occasional spout with one another. Right now it is rumored that Demi has “unfollowed” Selena on Twitter, reports say it is because of Selena’s on-again/off-again relationship with Justin Bieber. It appears that Demi is only trying to look out for her friend and does not want Selena to end up in trouble because of him.
3) Tina Fey And Amy Poehler
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are considered one of the funniest comedy duos around. If you think that they met while on Saturday Night Live and just hit it off, think again. Their friendship goes back over twenty years. The two of them met while doing an improve class in Chicago and have been practically inseparable ever since. According to an interview with an online magazine, the co-founder of the ImprovOlympic, where Tina and Amy first met, was reported as saying something about the two comediennes during their time at the class. She stated, “They were just instantly brilliant – they were not the typical women who get steamrolled by men.” It appears that once they got onto SNL, comedy history was just itching to be made.
2) Ariana Grande and Liz Gillies
In the show Victorious, there are two characters that seem to really hate each other: Cat, who is played by Ariana Grande and Jade, who is Liz Gillies. That statement about the two in real life could not be further from the truth. The two had actually met on the set of a Broadway play that they both ended up being in, and became instant best friends. The two have done everything together ever since meeting, including singing at each other’s birthday parties and excessive sleepovers. The two appear to have very different personalities, and that is probably one reason why they seem to get along so well.
1) Al Gore and Tommy Lee Jones
When thinking of celebrities and best friends, nobody really expects a politician to be on the list. Especially a politician who previously ran for the president of the United States. But Al Gore is more than just a politician; most people really do not even see him as the 45th Vice President of the United States. They basically remember him for all of the work he’s done about global warming, whether they agree with his statements or not. He and Tommy Lee Jones, met back in their Freshman year of college in their late teens. They both went to Harvard and were randomly chosen to be roommates. The two hit it off right away, and they even started a country band. To this day, Al and Tommy are still very close friends.