Before They Were Real Housewives!

Caroline Manzo, LuAnn De Lesseps Craig Barritt/Getty Images; Gary Gershoff/


They're the talk of TV these days, but cast members from Bravo's Real Housewives franchise weren't always the elegant and glam women you know them as.

As Real Housewives of New Jersey airs Sunday, check out these hilarious back-in-the-day photos of Caroline Manzo and Jacqueline Laurita — plus Orange County's Tamra Barney and Gretchen Rossi and New York City's LuAnn de Lesseps and Aviva Drescher.

Can you match the Housewives to their former selves? Click here to flip through our gallery and find out!

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