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Angelina Jolie, Before and After

The beauty evolution of the ‘Girl, Interrupted’ star.
Angelina Jolie before and after

When it’s your job to report on red carpet events, you’re used to seeing photos of the world’s most beautiful women. But every so often, you come across a celebrity whose beauty is on a whole other level—and you completely understand why she is famous. Heck, she was born to be famous, with that unique arrangement of facial features.

I put Angelina Jolie in this category. After more than two decades in the spotlight, she’s not one of those “relatable,” “girl next door” celebs, like Jennifer Lawrence or Brie Larson. I think of her as an old-school, aspirational kind of starlet. She’s not like you or I, and she knows it.

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The question is—did she always look this way? To find out, I dug way back in the photo archives, before she became a mom to six kids, before Brad Pitt, and before Billy Bob Thornton.

Angelina is 46 now, and this is how her look has evolved from 1997 until today.

From 1997-1999: Hollywood Wild Child

Angelina Jolie HBO 25th Anniversary Celebration 1997
Angelina Jolie Playing by Heart Los Angeles premiere 1998
Angelina Jolie The Bone Collector Los Angeles premiere 1999

From 2000-2003: Red Carpet Goth

Angelina Jolie Oscars 2000
Angelina Jolie Golden Globes 2001
Angelina Jolie Golden Globes 2002
Angelina Jolie Lara Croft Tomb Raider The Cradle of Life world premiere 2003

From 2004-2008: Brunette Bombshell

Angelina Jolie Shark Tale New York City premiere 2004
Angelina Jolie Mr. Mrs. Smith Los Angeles premiere 2005
Angelina Jolie The Good Shepherd Los Angeles premiere 2006
Angelina Jolie Golden Globes 2007
Angelina Jolie Changeling New York City premiere 2008

From 2009-2014: A-List Glam

Angelina Jolie Oscars 2009
Angelina Jolie Salt London premiere 2010
Angelina Jolie Golden Globes 2011
Angelina Jolie Oscars 2012
Angelina Jolie Governors Awards 2013
Angelina Jolie BAFTA Awards 2014

From 2015-2019: Dark and Dramatic

Angelina Jolie Critics' Choice Awards 2015
Angelina Jolie Kung Fu Panda 3 Los Angeles premiere 2016
Angelina Jolie Hollywood Film Awards 2017
Angelina Jolie Critics' Choice Awards 2018
Angelina Jolie Maleficent Mistress of Evil Los Angeles premiere 2019

From 2021: Soft and Natural

Angelina Jolie Paper Glue Los Angeles premiere 2021

Angelina Jolie Before and After

Angelina Jolie before and after