They may be on top of the world now, but let's not forget that everyone starts out kinda basic.
Today, Queen Bey can afford to rock weaves at $10,000 each.
But never forget that back in the day her weaves were kind of basic and looked like this.
Today, Katy Perry is one of the most successful pop stars in the world, pulling in a net worth of $95 million and regularly appearing on the Billboard charts.
But never forget that she was once just another club-hopping LA girl, taking the most basic party photos with The Cobrasnake.
Today, Rihanna is the best-selling digital artist of all time.
But never forget that, at one time, she was just a girl who used to shop at what looks to be Charlotte Russe and attend red carpets hosted by JC Penney.
Today, Taylor Swift is the biggest selling country-pop crossover artist of all time with an album that’s sold over a billion copies.
But never forget that she used to have this basic perm.
Today, Megan Fox receives top billing in multi-million dollar grossing action movies and always looks perfect on the red carpet.
But never forget that she used to get basic spray tans every single week.
Today, Adele created the world’s best-selling album two consecutive years in a row, thanks to her classically cool and soulful sound.
But never forget that she was once just your basic struggling artist.
Today, Ashlee Simpson is a highly-regarded fashionista with good taste and edgy haircuts.
But never forget that she once dated that dude Ryan Cabrera and all of his excessive man necklaces.