The most adorable throwback photos of celebrities and their moms

The rise to fame is no easy feat. While celebs were struggling to make it big there was one person always cheering them on -- good ole' mom!

With Mother's Day coming up, we're taking a look back at some of the most adorable throwback photos of celebrities and their mothers long before they were famous.

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In honor of Mother's Day a flashback photo from July 1973. I love you mom! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️(she will never see this. She doesn't have Instagram)
My mama means absolutely everything to me. I do my best to celebrate her every day. She is the reason I am the woman that I am. She pushes me to be the best version of myself and I love her more than anything in the world. #happymothersday
#tbt Me & my Momma!!
It ain't nothin new
Happy Mother's Day to my best friend @yolandahfoster 💕 You continue to inspire and teach me every day and I feel so blessed to call you my mamma! 🌞🚤🌈 I love and appreciate you endlessly!!
My Beautiful Mom , Marjorie Marie, loved her family and life most passionately. She graced our home and our lives, with laughter and style I would give anything for just one more hug and warm smile .. So if your moms still with you , fall to your knees, pray for her health, and give her a squeeze. Because that kind of love, you can't replace , but you'll always remember the smile you put on her face.! Happy Mother's Day! Love,Christie
Happy almost #MothersDay to the best Momma around!! I’ve got the perfect #giftguide for your favorite matriarch over at MollySim.com! {link in profile}
Happy Mother's Day to all but in my book every day is Mother's Day. Feliz día de las madres #MothersDay #DiaDeLasMadres #PitBerry305
Happy #MothersDay to this lady. The woman who taught me all I know. It's important to remember "Not all superheroes wear capes" #Moms - the real #Superheroes
Happy Mother's Day Sita
Happy Mother's Day!! 💗💗💗
Happy Mother's Day to all of the beautiful mothers out there!
Happy Mother's Day mum... You have been my number one fan from day one but more importantly your support , honesty , and tireless love for not just me and my sisters but for your grand kids which really shows the type of person you are ... Amazingly generous .. Thank you for being my mum ♥️
Happy Mothers Day.🙏🏼You inspire me every day and I love you so much.❤️💜💛 X
Happy mothers day mum enjoy your special day
"If my life weren't funny then it would just be true and that is unacceptable" -❤☪️🅰️rrℹ️📧 Fℹ️💰♓️📧r ❤Finding the funny might take a while but I learned from the best and her voice will forever be in my head and in my heart
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A young Kelly Ripa looked totally adorable in matching outfits with her sister and mother (who is totally gorgeous by the way).

Amy Schumer is nearly unrecognizable with her short curly hair while striking a cute pose with her mother, and we can't stop laughing at Molly Sims' bonnet on her head.

Bravo star Andy Cohen as a kid was just way too cute with that mischievous smirk, and a throwback photo posted by Victoria Beckham proves she got her good looks from her mother.

Check out all the heartwarming throwback photos of our favorite celebs and their moms in the slideshow above!

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Leonardo DiCaprio and mother Irmelin Indenbirken attend the 51st Annual Golden Globe Awards in 1994.

(Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

Leonardo DiCaprio and his mom attend the 86th Annual Academy Awards in 2014

(Photo by Jeff Vespa/WireImage)

Bradley Cooper and mother, Gloria, attend the American Theatre Wing's 69th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2015.

(Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images)

Bradley Cooper and his mom walk the red carpet at the SNL 40th Anniversary Special in 2015.

(Photo by: Jamie McCarthy/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Bradley Cooper and his mom at the 2013 Academy Awards.

(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

George Clooney and his mom at the 'Ocean's Thirteen' premiere. 

(Photo by Chris Polk/FilmMagic)

George Clooney (right) with his parents, Nick Clooney and Nina Cloonely at the Residence of Steven and Judy Gluckstern in New York City, New York.

(Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Actor and producer George Clooney, (past) girlfriend model Lisa Snowden and mother arrive at the premiere of 'Ocean's 12.'

(Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)

Justin Timberlake and his mother, Lynn Harless, at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards in 2011.

(Photo by Bob Riha, Jr./Getty Images)

Timberlake and his mom attend the 19th Annual MTV Video Music Awards After Party Hosted buy Guy Oseary on August 29, 2002.

(Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

Matthew McConaughey with mother Mary Kathlene (L) and model Camila Alves at the 2014 Oscars.

(Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

Ryan Gosling and mother Donna Gosling arrive at 'The Ides Of March' Premiere at Roy Thomson Hall during the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.

(Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)

Ryan Gosling and mother Donna Gosling arrive for The Los Angeles Premiere of 'Gangster Squad' held at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on January 7, 2013.

(Photo by Albert L. Ortega/WireImage)

Ryan Gosling (center), nominee Best Actor in a Leading Role for 'Half Nelson,' with sister Mandi Gosling and mother Donna Gosling at the 79th Annual Academy Awards.

(Photo by Jeff Vespa/WireImage)

Justin Bieber (L) and Pattie Mallette attend The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber in 2015.

(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Justin Bieber and mom Pattie Mallette arrive at the world premiere of 'Justin Bieber's Believe' in 2013.

(Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

Justin Bieber and mother Pattie Mallette arrive for the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards in 2012.

(Photo by Albert L. Ortega/WireImage)

Johnny Depp with his mother and Vanessa Paradis during the 76th Annual Academy Awards.

(Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 05: Actor Liam Hemsworth (R) and his mother, Leonie Hemsworth attend the Cosmopolitan Fun Fearless Men and Women of 2012 at the Mandarin Oriental Ballroom on March 5, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 02: Liam Hemsworth and his mother Leonie Hemsworth attend the Myer marquee during Emirates Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 2, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA- JANUARY 18: Actor Jared Leto (R) and mother Constance Leto arrive at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 17: Actor Jared Leto (R) and his mother Constance Leto attend the premiere of 'Dallas Buyers Club' at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on October 17, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
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