This is what Disney Channel’s iconic female TV stars look like today


Isn’t it weird that so many people we’ve never met are a key part of our memories? We’re mainly referring to all those celebs we watched on Disney’s TV shows while growing up, since they’re now synonymous with nostalgia in our brains. Because of this, we often wonder: How much have they changed over the years? The answer to that question…

Hilary Duff


Lizzie McGuire on Lizzie McGuire – 2001 vs. 2016.

Hilary now stars on the show Younger! Oh, and she also has an adorable son named Luca.

Lalaine Vergara-Paras


Miranda Sanchez on Lizzie McGuire – 2001 vs. 2015.

Fortunately, Lalaine is still acting and is currently working on a project entitled One Night Alone

Christy Carlson Romano


Ren Stevens on Even Stevens AND the voice of Kim Possible on Kim Possible– 2000 vs. 2015.

Aside from recently starring in movies such as House Rules and Christmas All Over Again, Christy is also pregnant with her first child!

Raven Symone


Raven Baxter on That’s So Raven – 2003 vs. 2016.

Raven has been a co-hostess on The View since 2012 and, on the side, she’s also appeared (or is going to appear) on shows such as Black-ish, Nashville, and K.C. Undercover.

Aly Michalka


Keely Teslow on Phil of the Future – 2004 vs. 2016.

Besides working on the TV iZombie, Aly also just starred in the movie Weepah Way for Now with her sister AJ!

Kyla Pratt


Penny Proud’s voice on The Proud Family – 2001 vs. 2016.

What’s Kyla up to nowadays? Well, she’s been keeping busy with the TV series Recovery Road and the TV movie The Secret She Kept.

Miley Cyrus


Miley Stewart/Hannah Montana on Hannah Montana – 2006 vs. 2016.

Following Hannah Montana, Miley has done a few acting jobs here and there (she most recently worked on a TV series called Crisis in Six Scenes), but she’s also been focusing on her charity The Happy Hippie Foundation.

Demi Lovato


Sonny Munroe on Sonny with a Chance – 2009 vs. 2016.

Since her time on Disney, Demi has gone on to focus mainly on music. Right now, she’s on tour with Nick Jonas and is totally rockin’ it.

Brenda Song


London Tipton on The Suite Life of Zach & Cody – 2005 vs. 2016.

Plus, Brenda’s still acting – on projects like these two TV series: Life in Pieces and Pure Genius.

Ashley Tisdale


Maddie Fitzpatrick on The Suite Life of Zach & Cody – 2005 vs. 2016.

Not only has Ashley recently acted on the show Clipped, she’s also been producing Young & Hungry. (Is there anything she can’t do?!)

Maiara Walsh


Meena Paroom on Cory in the House – 2007 vs. 2016.

This year alone, Maiara has three movies on her roster: Hopeless, Romantic; Chasing the Rain; and Underwater Upside Down.

Selena Gomez


Alex Russo on Wizards of Waverly Place – 2007 vs. 2016.

Currently, Selena is on her Revival Tour, singing her heart out. Oh, and she’s also made headlines with her sweatpants.

Jennifer Stone


Harper Finkle on Wizards of Waverly Place – 2007 vs. 2015.

Jennifer is set to star in the movie The Perfect Night, but she’s also worked on the show Nasty Habits.



Rocky Blue on Shake It Up – 2010 vs. 2016.

When she’s not killing it on the red carpet, Zendaya is working on the highly anticipated Spider-Man: Homecoming movie.

Bella Thorne


CeCe Jones on Shake It Up – 2010 vs. 2016.

Honestly, it seems like Bella never stops working. This year, we see the following on her resume: Shovel Buddies, The Babysitter, Keep Watching, You Get Me, Midnight Sun, Amityville: The Awakening, and The Death and Life of John F. Donovan. Obviously, we can’t wait to watch them all.

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