Child Stars: Where are they now?

These kids grew up in the limelight. But what are they up to now? Let's find out...

We watched them grow on our favourite TV shows, but not all of these young actors and actresses continued to peruse a career in the showbiz.

You might be surprised where some of them ended up…

Ben Savage

Ben Savage starred as Cory in Boy Meets World, a show about a boy and his best friend growing up.


Ben never strayed too far from his role as Cory, reprising his role to play Riley’s dad for spin-off Girl Meets World.

Caitlin Stasey

Caitlin’s career began on Sleepover Club!


She played the complicated Kenna on the CW’s Reign. She also starred in the Australian comedy series Please Like Me.

Hilary Duff

We all pretended to be Lizzie McGuire at one stage in our childhood, but Hillary Duff actually got to be her!


Hilary plays Kelsey Peters in the TV series Younger.

Kate Ritchie

Sally Fletcher was a Home And Away staple for years.


Kate proves after all this time she can still fit in that Summer Bay uniform for her radio show Kate Tim & Marty on Nova.

Phoebe Tonkin

She stole our hearts as the kind hearted, if a little ditzy, mermaid Cleo in H2O: Just Add Water!


Phoebe has launched onto the American television scene, snagging a role on the CW’s The Originals.

Raven Symone

Raven starred as our favourite teen psychic on Disney show That’s So Raven and Disney channel original movie The Cheetah Girls.


She now co-hosts The View and still hangs out with her Disney cast mates!

Ryan Corr

Ryan has been on Australian television for years, starring in shows like Silversun, The Sleepover Club and Blue Water High.


He still acts, having appearing in shows including Packed To The Rafters, Love Child and Hoges: The Paul Hogan Story.

Mara Wilson

Mara starred in the movie adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Matilda.


The child star is in the process of releasing a book!

Dylan and Cole Sprouse

Dylan and Cole Sprouse made us all want to live in a hotel and run amuck in The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, which later became Suite Life on Deck.


Cole is a photographer and stars as Jughead Jones on Riverdale, the adaptation of the Archie comics, and Dylan is opening a mead brewery in NY.

Macaulay Culkin

He stole our heart as the boy who just wouldn’t let the bad guys win in Home Alone.


The boy from Home Alone is all grown up and most recently made a cameo in Zoolander 2.

Christina Ricci

Christina Ricci gave us all the creeps as Wednesday Addams!


Christina is still acting, her most recent role was in Mothers And Daughters.

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