The Ultimate Throwback: Childhood photos of your favorite Asian celebs

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Audrey Magazine:

Remember that awkward pre-teen stage? No matter how many times you try to forget that horrid chapter of your life, the mental images are probably burned into your memory. Well we have some good news. Everyone goes through strange childhood stage. Everyone. That includes some of your most favorite Asian celebrities!

So if you still feel like you’re going through an awkward phase, check out the photos below. Some of the most gorgeous Asian celebs had their facepalm moments too. There’s still hope for all of us!

 


 

1. Steven Yeun

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2. Sandra Oh

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3. Brenda Song 

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4. Vanessa Hudgens 
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5. Bruno Mars 
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6. Kristen Kreuk
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7. Mindy Kaling
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8. Jackie Chan
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9. Daniel Henney
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10. Jenna Ushkowitz
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Asian Americans win big at the Superbowl

 

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Two Asian Americans played a pivotal role in the Seattle Seahawks‘ 43-8 Superbowl trouncing of the Denver Broncos.

Wide receiver and Filipino American Doug Baldwin helped put the game away with a touchdown grab from Russell Wilson in the 4th quarter on a first and goal, erasing any doubt about who would win this game.

Baldwin was the Hawks leading receiver with 5 catches for 66 yards and a touchdown.

When you allow the number 1 offensive team in the NFL to score only 8 points, a lot of credit has to go to the defense.

Hats off to Rocky Seto, the team’s defensive passing game coordinator.

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Asian Americans win big at the Superbowl

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Guy Dances Across China in 100 Days

Jake Gaba spent 100 days in China studying Mandarin on a Dartmouth College study abroad program, and this was his way of cataloging the journey.

I knew I wanted to capture my experiences in a very special way, and I also knew that just taking photos of my travels wasn’t enough. I had to dance.

I danced and filmed all over, including: Beijing, Chengdu, Xi’An, Lhasa (Tibet), Yangshuo, Zhangjiajie, Shanghai, Feng Huang, and Hong Kong. In some locations I had 100+ people gathered around my camera taking pictures and videos on their phones.

I want to say a big thanks to all of the Chinese people I danced with. You all were great sports. Also thank you to all my schoolmates who put up with me stopping every 30 minutes to shoot another segment. And one more big thank you to 代姗姗 for being an awesome camera crew person.

Song: Treasure by Bruno Mars

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World’s 15 Most Followed Asian Male Celebrities on Twitter

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Audrey Magazine presents the “World’s 15 Most Followed Asian Male Celebrities on Twitter”

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1. Filipino-Puerto Rican American singer Bruno Mars
(@BrunoMars) 17,273,611 FOLLOWERS

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2. Pakistani British singer Zayn Malik
(@zaynmalik) 11,112,943 FOLLOWERS

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3. Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan
(@SrBachchan) 7,245,204 FOLLOWERS

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4. Indonesian comedian Raditya Dika
(@radityadika) 6,100,709 FOLLOWERS

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5. Indian actor Shahrukh Khan
(@iamsrk) 5,885,231 FOLLOWERS

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6. Samoan American entertainer Dwayne Johnson
(@TheRock) 5,899,783 FOLLOWERS

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7. Indian actor Salman Khan
(@BeingSalmanKhan) 5,561,015 FOLLOWERS

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8. Indonesian singer Afgan Syahreza
(@afgansyah_reza) 5,473,243 FOLLOWERS

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9. Indonesian singer Vidi Aldiano
(@vidialdiano) 5,438,481 FOLLOWERS

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10. Indian actor Aamir Khan
(@aamir_khan) 4,969,511 FOLLOWERS

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11.  Indian actor Hrithik Roshan
(@iHrithik) 4,578,189 FOLLOWERS

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12. Indonesian entertainer Olga Syahputra
(@dahsyatnyaolga) 3,984,078 FOLLOWERS

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13. Indian entertainer Akshay Kumar
(@akshaykumar) 3,887,178 FOLLOWERS

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14. South Korean entertainer Choi Siwon
(@siwon407) 3,839,988 FOLLOWERS

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15. South Korean entertainer Psy
(@psy_oppa) 3,479,872 FOLLOWERS

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Top 20 Asian Guys With the Most Swag

10) Sung Kang

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He’s one of the few Asian guys that scores with the hot White girl. Sung Kang gets the girl in Fast and Furious, the gorgeous Gal Godot. Sung’s relationship with director Justin Lin has paid off, as Justin has become a well sought after director and has placed Kang into great positive roles for Asian American men.

What you can learn from him: Make strong connections with people that will help you become better.

9) Harry Shum Jr.

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Harry Shum Jr. is the Asian heartthrob on the hit TV show Glee. Besides being sexy on TV, Shum is also a talented dancer, as evidenced by his role on movies such as Step Up 3D. Lately, he’s also been doing tons of collaborations with Wong Fu Productions.

What you can learn from him: Dancers have swag. A lot of it.

8) Daniel Dae Kim

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Daniel Dae Kim is one of the few leading guys on American TV that is considered a hunk. Becoming well known on Lost, Daniel Dae Kim now is one of the main characters on Hawaii Five-O. With a killer body and sexy smile, Daniel Dae Kim is making waves into the American entertainment industry.

What you can learn from him: Become the hunk that women dream about. It doesn’t matter if you’re a Korean guy with tiny eyes.

7) Bruno Mars

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Did you even know this guy was Asian? Bruno Mars is indeed half Filipino on his mother’s side. He’s become the object of many girl’s fantasies with his romantic lyrics, which paint him as a seriously sensitive & romantic guy, but his troubles with the law also paint him as a badboy. A deadly combination.

What you can learn from him: Girls love romantic badboys.

6) Rain

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He’d be ranked higher on this list if he wasn’t stuck doing military duty.

The super sexy Rain has been making girls panties drop for years. He’s taken now, though, by none other than the gorgeous Kim Tae Hee, just one of the most pretty and in-demand actresses in Korea.

When he first started, no one thought he had a chance because they deemed him “too ugly” because of his small eyes. Instead of backing down he kept working on his skills and finally broke through. Now he’s one of hte most sought after men in Korea.

What you can learn from him: Don’t let other people’s negative opinions bring you down. Rise above them.

5) TOP

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The first member of Big Bang on the list.

TOP is one of the three most popular members of Big Bang, so it’s fitting to see him in your top 5. TOP has made major contributions to the fashion world. His wacky fashion and weird hairstyles take guts to pull off, and he does it very well.

What you can learn from him: Don’t be afraid to experiment with yourself, especially in style.

4) Donnie Yen

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Donnie Yen has been blowing up as of late, and that’s because he’s got an intensity that other action stars don’t have.

Jackie Chan is too busy making a fool of himself in his movies, and while that’s not a bad thing for entertainment purposes, it doesn’t make him seem like a tough guy. He’s more of a innocent fool who knows how to fight really well.

Donnie Yen, on the other hand, is a badass.

What you can learn from him: Don’t be weak. Know how to stand up for yourself. Be a tougher, more masculine you.

3) Tae Yang

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The 2nd member of Big Bang makes the list because damn, this little guy has swag.

Standing only 5’ 3”, this K-pop star has girls swooning over him. True, it might be hard to tell how short he is on TV, but still, this little guy is having no problems with the ladies.

Besides that, like other members of Big Bang, Tae Yang been an extremely influential force in fashion, entertainment, and music.

What you can learn from him: Don’t let things like height slow you down.

2) G-Dragon

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Although definitely flamboyant, you have to respect G-dragon’s hustle.

This guy has major swag, and it’s evident with the way he’s influenced fashion, not only in Korea, but around the world.

Big Bang is also blowing up as one of the biggest Asian boy bands in Korea, and it’s slowly making it’s way into the mainstream American media as well. G-Dragon, being the leader, has led their group into being major influencers in the world of music, fashion, and entertainment.

What you can learn from him: Haters gonna hate, but you have to be better than them.

1) Bruce Lee

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Not only was Bruce one of the first internationally recognized Asians, he might possibly be the most well known Asian name in the world.

Although some might say he plays to the Asian stereotype of the “kung fu master,” Lee transcended that. He was a masculine role model for Asian men in a time when there were no Asian men in Hollywood media.

With a ripped body, amazing discipline, and a ridiculous work ethic, Lee dominated the martial arts entertainment industry with his movies.

What you can learn from him: Bruce Lee has the whole package. Charisma, looks, and skills. Having swag ultimately is about having all of these traits. It’s a holistic self-improvement process that will make you into a better man. A man who is attractive to women, confident in his abilities, and a leader amongst other men.

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Complex: “The 25 Most Stylish Asian Americans”

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Most are technically not “Asian Americans,” but here is the comprehensive list:

1. Bruce Lee (Chinese, Martial Artist and Actor)

2. Michael Chow (Chinese, Actor, Interior Designer, and Restaurateur)

3. Waris Ahluwalia (Indian, Jewelry Designer and Actor)

4. Sessue Hayakawa (Japanese, Actor)

5. Daiki Suzuki (Japanese, Fashion Designer)

6. Tony Leung (Chinese, Actor)

7. Terence Koh (Chinese, Artist)

8. Jawaharlal Nehru (Indian, Prime Minister)

9. Humberto Leon (Chinese-Peruvian, Co-Founder: Opening Ceremony)

10. Alexander Wang (Taiwanese, Fashion Designer)

11. Phillip Lim (Cambodian, Fashion Designer)

12. Duke Kahanamoku (Hawaiian, Surfer)

13. Joe Zee (Chinese, Creative Director: Elle)

14. Richard Chai (Korean, Fashion Designer)

15. Sean Lennon (Japanese/British, Musician)

16. Aziz Ansari (Indian, Comedian)

17. Jeff Staple (Chinese, Founder: Staple Design & Reed Space)

18. Bruno Mars (Filipino/Puerto Rican, Musician)

19. Shogo Kubo (Japanese, Skater)

20. James Iha (Japanese, Musician)

21. Nam June Paik (Korean, Video Artist)

22. Heems and Dap from Das Racist (Indian, Musicians)

23. Harry Shum Jr. (Chinese, Actor)

24. Eric Koston (Thai, Skater)

25. Dan the Automator (Japanese, Hip-Hop Producer)

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Complex: “The 25 Most Stylish Asian Americans”

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27 Filipinos on the forefront of the entertainment biz…

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Artists of Filipino descent are on the forefront of the entertainment business… Heck, in the music industry alone, you have Bruno Mars, Enrique Iglesias, Nicole Scherzinger, Allen Pineda (apl.de.ap of the Black Eyed Peas),  Cassie (Cassie Ventura), Oprah/Ellen-fave Charise (Charise Pempengco), Jose Llana (Broadway), and Sharon Leal (Broadway/”Dreamgirls”).

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27 Filipinos on the forefront of the entertainment biz

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