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20 Disney and Nickelodeon Stars Who Grew Up Before Our Eyes

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.


We 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!


Preview photo credit Disney ChannelAlexa Vega