It’s hard to picture our favorite stars pre-fame because most of us didn’t know who they were until they were somebody. It can be especially hard to imagine that country musics biggest and hottest stars were ever awkward teenagers in high school, but they were and we’ve got the proof! We did some digging around and found some hilarious yearbook photos of country music’s 15 most popular stars!
15. Kenny Chesney
Kenny Chesney has been making country music since the mid-90s and now has an impressive 20 studio albums under his belt. The biggest hits of his career were songs like “She Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy,” “Don’t Happen Twice,” “Out Last Night,” and “You and Tequila.” Before all the fame and success he was known around Knoxville, Tennessee, as Kenneth Arnold Chesney. He attended Gibbs High School where he played football and basketball and graduated in 1986.David Becker/MediaPunch/REX Shutterstock