The Most Dramatic Celebrity Transformations Of The Past Decade

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Celebrity transformations can be awe-inspiring. While it might seem as though the rich and famous have always been certain ways, for most stars, there was a time when they weren't quite as fabulous as they are now. Even ten years ago, certain celebs had completely different appearances than they do now, and that's not exactly surprising. It takes money and usually a lot of time to transform your look — whether it be someone's personal style or physical appearance — and celebrities tend to have plenty of both. Additionally, there are a lot of celebrities out there who have completely changed on the inside, from their personalities to their talents, to the projects they put out into the world. 

That said, from 2009 to 2019, there were plenty of stunning celebrity transformations that took place. Of course, as some of them happened slowly, it might have been hard to notice. But now, looking back at the past decade, it's clear that a lot of huge celebrities have undergone dramatic transformations. And really, they all look even more incredible now, if that's even possible. 

Christina Phillips from My 600-lb Life underwent a dramatic celebrity transformation

If there is one person who has truly become the epitome for a weight-loss before and after comparison, it's Christina Phillips from My 600-lb Life. When the Mississippi native first appeared on the TLC show in 2014, she weighed in at 708 pounds. While on the show, Phillips underwent gastric bypass surgery, after which she weighed in at 183 pounds, a pretty dramatic loss, according to In Touch. These days, Phillips looks amazing, and she is almost unrecognizable. And her hard work has cemented her place as one of the most dramatic transformations on My 600-lb Life.

Though Phillips looks incredible now, she came back on the show for a special My 600-lb Life: Where Are They Now? in 2016. In that episode, Phillips admitted that she has struggled quite a bit with her massive weight loss. "Lately any time I see the scale go up, I tend to freak out and I stop eating for a couple days," she said, according to People. Still, Phillips has come a long way since 2014, and it's pretty impressive to see how she's managed to maintain her weight after her dramatic celebrity transformation. 

Lady Gaga became a style icon after a dramatic celebrity transformation

Perhaps no celebrity has undergone quite as dramatic a style evolution as Lady Gaga. The Grammy Award-winning artist had a hugely successful year in 2019, taking home several awards in just one year. For her work on the film A Star Is Born, Lady Gaga earned a Golden Globe, a Grammy, a British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award, and an Oscar.Basically, Gaga is one of the most talented and successful artists of the decade, and she's also had one of the most dramatic celebrity transformations of the past ten years. 

But back in 2010, Lady Gaga was still a relatively new artist, and she arrived to the MTV Video Music Awards wearing a dress made out of... meat (via Billboard). It was quite the statement, but it wasn't the first (or last) outrageous outfit Gaga wore at the start of her career. As Wmagazine reported, Gaga has been spotted wearing crazy outfits for much of the past decade. Until, well, she started to class things up. Now Gaga is known for her elegant looks, which she effortlessly pulls off.  


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