From day time talk show hosts to politicians, some of Hollywood’s biggest names got their start in pageants. If you have a winning smile, a personality to match, a competitive spirit and a presence that can’t be ignored, you may be able to follow in the footsteps of A-lister’s like Oprah Winfrey, Diane Sawyer and Halle Berry.
Forget where you come from or what your name is; the following celebrities prove that with little exposure and the determination to succeed, anything is possible.
Click to continue for seven notable people who got their first taste of fame as a child pageant star. – ruthie hawkins/@ruubabie