As we were kids we have been watching cartoons our whole childhood. Some of us even watch them now. Wouldn’t it be cool to see some of our favourite childhood characters in real life? Today we will see some of our characters which were inspired from real life people.
1. Tadashi Hamada
If you are a fan of K-PoP, you will know that the certain character from the animated movie Big Hero 6 looks like Chen from the K-PoP band Exo. The internet went wild when they found out some of his photos really look like the big brother of the protagonist in the movie Big Hero 6.
2. Scooby Doo
A German Great Dane, which lives in Philadelphia, looks just like the famous Scooby Doo character from our favourite mystery solving cartoon Scooby Doo. He is an internet celebrity and also a rescue dog. He is also famous for the similarity with the Scooby Doo. He also loves the food that is loved by the Scooby Doo from our favourite cartoon.
As we all know Disney, rebooted our favourite childhood movie The Lion King, and we could not control our emotions towards this movie. The inspiration for the Simba was a real lion cub whose name is Pahadi. Pahadi lives in Dallas zoo and she is the first cub to be born in Dallas zoo in 43 years. She also helped animators to create a real life looking Simba.
4. Peter Griffin
The famous character from Family Guy series, Peter Griffin, has a real life look alike person Robert Franzese. He just needs to put on green pants, a shirt and he looks like Peter Griffin, the famous Family Guy character.
5. Princess Jasmine
Oleh Noel is an American model who worked for the fashion magazines until 2016. She decided to try a princess Jasmine costume for Halloween and the people from the internet went wild to see her similarity with the princess Jasmine.
6. Prince Adam
If a film studio decides to remake the classic movie Beauty And The Beast, there is a candidate who is just perfect for the lead role. Jean Sarkozy, who is the son of former president of France Nicolas Sarkozy, is here to steal the show. Interestingly, Beauty And The Beast is a French tale so it is surely a perfect combination. Jean Sarkozy is the perfect fit for the human form of the Beast, which is prince Adam.
7. Li Shang
There is another South Korean singer who happens to look like Li Shang, and his name is Taecyeon. He is usually called Tashjian. Tashkian is an actor, a quite successful artist and also a part-time member of Boy Band 2PM. His first resemblance to the cartoon was noticed by fans, and both of their hairstyles look alike because they both make a ponytail of hair. Everyone thought he would get the role of Li Shang role in the movie due to his acting background, but the character of Li Shang was removed from the movie.
As we usually do cosplay to look like our favourite character by using makeup and a lot of other things. However, you don’t have to look exactly like the character and you can do just fine with some resemblance with your favorite character. Keeping this in mind, a girl named Misa Ragsdale deserves to be in our list. She has cosplayed many other characters, but the best of her cosplays is of Moana. She recreated the spitting image of the character as she looked like real life Moana.
When Anna Faith from Florida took a photo right next to the cardboard figure of Frozen movie character Elsa, she did not know she would be famous the next morning. The first person to recognize her resemblance with Elsa was her close friend, who persuaded her to take a photo with the cardboard figure. Soon, the internet went wild to see the resemblance. When she put on the dress of Elsa, she really looked like the Princess.
10. Betty Boop
Often, we talk about the cartoon characters from our childhood. But if we talk about the cartoon characters from our grandparents’ childhood, Betty Boop is one of the popular cartoon characters from 1930’s cartoons. The creator of the Betty Boop said that the character is an inspiration from the real life actor, Clara Bow, and they both look very similar.
11. Edna Mode
Well, this will not take much evidence from our side to convince you that this person really looks like the costume designer from the Incredibles Movie. Edith Head is a famous costume designer. This woman was nominated for the Academy Award 35 during her career. During the making of The Incredibles, the directors spent a long time to find the perfect person to play the Edna character. In the end, it was Edith Head who fit perfectly to Edna’s profile.
12. Timon and Pumbaa
One of the most famous characters from the Lion King movie were Timon and Pumbaa. They were popular and loved by everyone due to their friendship, and if you are one of them who were inspired by them we have good news for you. The characters of Timon and Pumba are also found in real life, as there is a warthog and a meerkat who live together. Timon even grumbles at Pumbaa just like in the cartoon and they are best friends.
13. Alfredo Linguini
As a matter of fact ,there is a real person who looks exactly like the character Alfredo Linguini, from a comedy animated movie Ratatouille. There is a picture of him standing next to the cardboard figure of the character, but sadly the image came from an image dump site so there is no possible way to tell who he is and what his age is. Still, there is a real person who looks like this clumsy cartoon chef Alfredo Linguini.