Before Instagram models, there were video vixens: the beautiful women who rose to fame by starring in music videos for artists like Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake and Usher.

Many aspiring dancers, models and singers got cast as video girls early on in their careers. But even some of Hollywood's most-known and celebrated actresses — Courteney Cox, Eva Mendes and Scarlett Johansson, to name a few — starred as a leading lady in a music video before their careers blew up.

Below, check out 25 former video vixens and what they're all up to now.

Video Vixens: Where Are They Now