9 surprising selfies, from the first lady to Pope Francis

Say cheese, famous folks! 

As TODAY fans around the world smile wide for the camera using the hashtag #WorldwideSelfie, we're taking a look at our favorite famous selfies — self-portraits taken by public figures that have captured candid moments we don't usually get a chance to see. 

From Meryl Streep and Hillary Clinton at the Kennedy Center to our own Willie Geist with a pregnant Kim Kardashian on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," these shots have changed the face (get it?) of self-portraits.

Pope Francis poses with a group of young visitors at the Vatican. L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters
Pope Francis poses with a group of young visitors at the Vatican.
Meryl Streep takes a selfie with then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton following a dinner for Kennedy honorees. Pool / Getty Images
Meryl Streep takes a selfie with then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton following a dinner for Kennedy honorees.

The first lady posted a selfie with Bo on her Instagram account to help National Geographic reach a Guinness World Record for the largest online animal photo album. 

International space station astronaut Aki Hoshide takes a selfie... in space! NASA via AP
International space station astronaut Aki Hoshide takes a selfie... in space!
Kim Kardashian uses her iPhone to take a photo with TODAY's Willie Geist on the set of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." NBC / Getty Images Contributor
Kim Kardashian uses her iPhone to take a photo with TODAY's Willie Geist on the set of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."
Joseph Gordon-Levitt posted an unexpected behind-the-scenes shot with Daniel Radcliffe at the 2013 Oscars. The duo joined host Seth MacFarlane on stage for a musical number. Joseph Fordon-Levitt via tumblr
Joseph Gordon-Levitt posted an unexpected behind-the-scenes shot with Daniel Radcliffe at the 2013 Oscars. The duo joined host Seth MacFarlane on stage for a musical number.

Savannah Guthrie snapped a selfie on the plaza — and tweeted it on air!

When Miley Cyrus posted a shot of her new cropped 'do to Twitter, more than 25,000 users retweeted it.

Want to join in on the selfie fun? Tweet your close-up using the hashtag #WorldwideSelfie.

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