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We imagine it must be difficult to know who to trust in Hollywood, or to know who your real friends are in that town. Well, one way to solve this problem would be to remain friends with someone you know before you were famous. Click through the ten celebrity BFFs since they were kids and learn what real friendship is. These stars have been through it all with each other throughout the years.

1. Maya Rudolph and Gwyneth Paltrow

Who knew these two were lifelong pals? SNL comedienne Maya Rudolph and actress Gwyneth Paltrow met at 7-years old when they were classmates at St. Augustine by the Sea school in Santa Monica, California. The pair are still close today and even did a movie together with their families entitled, Duet.

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2. Paul Rudd and John Hamm

Actors Paul Rudd and Jon Hamm say that they’ve been friends for over 25 years. They even used to fight over women when they were in their 20s. The Mad Men star says he went to visit the Anchorman actor in Hollywood in 1992. Hamm was so intrigued by the entertainment industry that he quit his job and permanently moved to LA in 1995. Both stars have had very successful careers today with two new films due out next year.

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