Your Favorite Teen Heartthrobs Then vs. Now

* Pretends to be shocked that they're still hot. *

Celebrity Heartthrobs
(Image credit: Design by Morgan McMullen)

We can safely assume that you had a crush on one of the people on this list at some point during your teen years. It's not like you didn't have IRL options at school or soccer practice, but something about a fictional character just hits different. These guys were always up-to-date on the latest trends, and just looked good while doing...everything. Looks aside, pop culture without them would have been pretty dull. So, to honor their achievements in teen cinema and television glory, we decided to take a trip down memory lane and see what some of our favorite celebrity men we loved as teens are up to these days. Overall, most of these men are still acting today, while others have thrown in the towel. Some of them look like they haven't aged a day. Others...not so much, but we still love them. Ahead, reminisce on 20 dreamboats from your teenage years, whether you were an '80s, '90s, or early aughts kid.

Bianca Rodriguez

Bianca Rodriguez is the Fashion & Luxury Commerce Manager at Hearst Magazines, covering fashion, beauty, and more for Cosmopolitan, Elle, Esquire, Harper’s BAZAAR, and Town & Country. She likes lounging about with a good book and thinks a closet without platform sneakers is a travesty.