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9 People Who Became Famous After Their Pictures Went Viral On Social Media

It is true that small pictures can make big difference in a mobile and internet driven world. Believe me; it takes only a photograph to change someone's life.

Remember Pakistani Chaiwala 'Arshad Khan' who became an overnight heartthrob after his picture went viral on the web.

Well, he is not the only one in the list whose life took a turn because of an image. So, check out other stunning people who went viral because of their pictures.


9 People Who Became Famous After Their Pictures
Went Viral On Social Media

9 People Who Became Famous After Their Pictures Went Viral On Social Media

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1. Sharbat Gula – Afghan Girl

People Who Became Famous After Their Pictures Went Viral On Social Media

A prominent photographer Steve McCurry captured an exceptional picture in 1984 that made him quite famous. He captured the image of a girl with huge green eyes looking straight at the camera. The girl was later known to be a refugee living in Pakistan. Identified as Sharbat Gula made it to the cover picture of National Geographic Magazine and was named as 'the ==First World's Third World Mona Lisa'.

2. Omran Daqneesh – Syrian boy

2. Omran Daqneesh – Syrian boy

A five-year-old injured Syrian boy covered in rubble and blood brought tears in the eyes of everyone. Omran Daqneesh's picture was captured when an alleged Russian Air Force attacked the U.S. Base in Syria.

Read also: Heart-Breaking photo of a Syrian boy after the airstrike is trending 

3. Omar Borkan Al Gala – the handsome man

3. Omar Borkan Al Gala – the handsome man

Do you remember that man who was banished from Saudi Arabia for being too smart and handsome? His smoldering good looks and charisma have made him the heartthrob of many. Now, he lives in Vancouver and is into modeling.

4. Florence Owens Thompson – face of 'The Great Depression'

People Who Became Famous After Their Pictures Went Viral On Social Media

She is the woman whose portrait became the symbol of poverty during the Great Depression of 1929. The picture was captured by Dorothea Lange when she saw Florence, a struggling mother with her kids.

5. Florence Owens Thompson – face of 'The Great Depression'

People Who Became Famous After Their Pictures Went Viral On Social Media

Spencer Elden is 25 years old now but when he was the baby he became the iconic face of Nirvana's 'Nevermind' album cover. The swimming baby reaching for a dollar made up his way to hearts of everyone.

6. Jan Rose Kasmir – the flower girl

People Who Became Famous After Their Pictures Went Viral On Social Media

The picture of a 17-year-old young woman holding a chrysanthemum flower and gazing at bayonet-wielding soldiers captured by Marc Riboud became an iconic image in just no time.

7. Oliwia Dabrowska – The girl in red coat

People Who Became Famous After Their Pictures Went Viral On Social Media

Oliwia is the red coat girl who acted in the famous Steven Spielberg's movie 'Schindler's List'. She was the only person in red color else all were in black and white.

8. Phan Thi Kim Phuc – The napalm girl

People Who Became Famous After Their Pictures Went Viral On Social Media

The Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph captured during the Vietnam War has a crying girl named Phan Thi Kim Phuc along with the other kids. The photographer Nick Ut took them to the hospital after capturing the picture.

9.  Madhura Honey – The photobomb girl

People Who Became Famous After Their Pictures Went Viral On Social Media

Madhura Honey is the same girl whose life changed after she photobombed the Indian contingent by walking casually during the parade of Olympics 2012.

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