20 Disney and Nickelodeon Stars Who Grew Up Before Our Eyes
Disney and Nickelodeon created hundreds of child stars. We watched these TV shows, sympathizing, admiring, and sometimes even falling in love with the characters.
Bright Side has created a collection of child celebrities who grew up way too fast. We bet you won’t recognize them now!
Demi Lovato — Charlotte Adams, As the Bell Rings
Hayden Panettiere — Sheryl Yoast, Remember the Titans
Selena Gomez — Alex Russo, Wizards of Waverly Place
Jake T. Austin — Max Russo, Wizards of Waverly Place
Christian Serratos — Susan Crabgrass, Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide
Ariana Grande — Cat Valentine, Victorious
Victoria Justice — Tori Vega, Victorious
Cole Sprouse — Cody Martin, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
Zac Efron — Trevor, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
Hilary Duff — Elizabeth McGuire, Lizzie McGuire
Adam Lamberg — David Gordon, Lizzie McGuire
Aly Michalka — Keely Teslow, Phil of the Future
Raviv Ullman — Philip Diffy, Phil of the Future
Amy Bruckner — Pim Diffy, Phil of the Future
Alexa Vega — Carmen Cortez, Spy Kids
Miley Cyrus — Miley Stewart, Hannah Montana
Peyton List — Emma Ross, Jessie
Skai Jackson — Zuri Ross, Jessie
Bella Thorne — CeCe Jones, Shake It Up
Zendaya — Rocky Blue, Shake It Up
Bonus: Kira Kosarin — Phoebe Thunderman, The Thundermans
Kira Kosarin is actually the one celebrity on this list who literally hasn’t grown before our eyes, but we can surely say she’s grown a lot as an actress.
So which celebrities do you remember? Who was your favorite character? Share your thoughts in the comments below!