Top 16 Disney Stars Then And Now

The Disney Channel stars you grew up watching have changed a lot over the years. You ever wondered how those all your favorite stars look now? Here we are showing Your Favorite Disney Stars Then and Now. How they have changed over time and how they look now.

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Hilary Duff Then And Now

The first actor on our list of Disney Stars Then And Now is Hilary Duff. Duff started her career from the hit Disney Channel show Lizzie McGuire in 2001 which lasted 3 years. Then Hilary went on to star in the DCOM Cadet Kelly and later brought Lizzie to the big screen with the Lizzie McGuire Movie. After the movie, she began to focus on her music career and released 5 music albums.

Hilary Duff Then And Now
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Demi Lovato Then And Now

The next actor on our list of Disney Stars Then And Now is Demi Lovato. Demi appeared first time on the Disney Channel in the short-lived series "As The Bell Rings". The talented Demi auditioned for both Camp Rock and Sunny with a Chance on the same day and got the lead in both shows.

In the same year, Demi released her first album. After that Disney star power girl went on to star in two other Disney Channel Original movies, Princess Protection Program with Selena Gomez, and Camp Rock 2.

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Demi Lovato Then And Now
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Zendaya Then And Now

The next actor on our list of Disney Stars Then And Now is Zendaya. Zendaya dominated the Disney Channel, first starring on the small screen alongside Bella Thorne on Shake It Up. After the show ended in 2013, Zendaya took her moves to Dancing with the Stars and stood second. Zendaya starred in the DCOM Zapped and Disney Channel show K.C. Undercover. Zendaya starred in Spider-Man: Homecoming and The Greatest Showman in 2017 and became super hit.

Zendaya Then And Now
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Bella Thorne Then And Now

The next actor on our list of Disney Stars Then And Now is the gorgeous Bella Thorne. Bella is well known as Cece Jones on Shake It Up. She also co-starred with Zendaya in the Disney Channel hit show from 2010 to 2013, and she hasn't stopped since. After the show wrapped, Bella released her debut single "Call It Whatever,". Bella also wrote a book titled Autumn Falls and starred in a number of movies, including Blended with Drew Barrymore.

Bella Thorne Then And Now
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Selena Gomez Then And Now

The next actor on our list of Disney Stars Then And Now is cute Selena Gomez. Your all-time favorite cutie pie Selena had her big Disney Channel break playing Alex Russo on Wizards of Waverly Place. Selena also starred the DCOM Princess Protection Program with Demi. Like some of her other Disney Channel alum, Sel took a break from TV to focus on music and movies, starring in Spring Breakers with Ashley Benson and going on a world tour for her debut album Stars Dance. In 2015, she released her second solo album, Revival, and is currently an executive producer on the hit show 13 Reasons Why. She's also back on with former bae Justin Bieber, after previously dating The Weeknd.

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Selena Gomez Then And Now
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David Henrie Then And Now

David Henrie first appeared on "That's So Raven" before going on to star on Wizards of Waverly Place. David took a small break from the spotlight after Wizards but has since made movies such as Little Boy, Walt Before Mickey, and Warrior Road. He married to beautiful Maria Cahill in 2017.

David Henrie Then And Now
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Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens Then And Now

Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens both made their Disney Channel debuts as high school sweethearts Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez in "High School Musical", and when they started dating IRL too, they officially became the cutest Disney Channel couple ever.

The adorable couple starred in the 2nd and 3rd installments of "High School Musical" as well, and even though they broke up a few years after "High School Musical 3", but still they are the cutest couple ever.

Zac Vanessa Then And Now
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Miley Cyrus Then And Now

Miley famously had the best of both worlds as Hannah Montana, the pop star with a double life on the Disney Channel hit. The show allowed Miley to show off her singing chops, and she released songs and toured as both Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus. Miley also starred in a number of movies, including The Last Song, where she met her ex-fiancé, Liam Hemsworth. Now Miley and Liam are back together as a couple.

Miley Cyrus Then And Now
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Debby Ryan Then And Now

Debby got her big break starring alongside Dylan and Cole Sprouse on The Suite Life on Deck from 2006 to 2010, later going on to star on the hit show Jessie. She even made history for directing four episodes, becoming the youngest Disney Channel director ever.

Debby Ryan Then And Now
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Raven-Symoné Then And Now

Raven-Symoné is no stranger to show business, having landed her first TV role at the age of four on The Cosby Show, but she didn't make her Disney Channel debut until 2002. Raven voiced Monique in the animated series Kim Possible, before auditioning for a show about a psychic teenager. That's So Raven ended up being a huge success and lead to other Disney Channel projects, including The Cheetah Girls and The Cheetah Girls 2.

Raven Then And Now
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Jake T. Austin Then And Now

You may know him as Wizards of Waverly Place's Max Russo, the little brother everyone wished was in their family. But Jake made his Disney Channel debut in the Disney Channel Original Movie Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board.

Jake T Austin Then And Now
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Ashley Tisdale Then And Now

While Ashley is most well known for her role as Sharpay Evans in the High School Musical movies, she first appeared on Disney Channel as Maddie Fitzpatrick on The Suite Life of Zack and Cody in 2005.

In 2014, she became an executive producer on Emily Osment's show, Young and Hungry. That same year, she married Christopher French. Sometime in 2018, Ashley, along with fellow Disney alum Demi Lovato, is lending her voice to the animated movie Charming.

Ashley Tisdale Then And Now
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Emily Osment Then And Now

Emily Osment starred on Hannah Montana as Hannah Montana's best friend, Lily Truscott. After the show ended, Emily took some time to focus on her music career, releasing her first album Fight or Flight.

In 2014, she began starring on Young and Hungry and has been lending her voice to Family Guy since 2012.

Emily Osment Then And Now
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The Jonas Brothers Then And Now

These three heartthrobs had been on the music scene for a couple of years before they made their Disney Channel debut in Camp Rock. After the success of Camp Rock, the brothers got their own Disney Channel show called Jonas. While the JoBros have since broken up their band, they haven't shied away from the spotlight.

Jonas Brothers Then And Now
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Chelsea Kane Then And Now

If the name Chelsea Kane doesn't ring a bell, it might be because she used to go by Chelsea Staub. Chelsea first starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Minutemen in 2008, and then went on to play Stella Malone, a longtime friend of the band JONAS on Jonas. From 2012-2017, Chelsea starred on Baby Daddy as Riley Perrin.

Chelsea Kane Then And Now
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Dylan & Cole Sprouse Then And Now

These cute twins made their movie debut the in Adam Sandler 1999 comedy Big Daddy, but they didn't hit it big until they made their Disney Channel debut as Zack and Cody on "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody" in the year 2005. The show was such a huge success that they got their own spin-off television show, The Suite Life on Deck, and the movie, The Suite Life Movie. After Suite Life ended in 2011, Dylan and Cole stopped acting to focus on their college courses at New York University and graduated in 2015.

Sprouse Kevin Then And Now
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