15 Childhood Disney And Nickelodeon Celebs Turning 30 This Year

Recently, PopCrave shared a list of celebrities on Twitter who are turning 30 this year, and it had me feeling reaaaaaal old. Seriously, where did the time go?

This got me pretty curious about where all these folks are now. So, naturally, I did some digging on the interwebs to find out! Here’s what those 15 celebs looked like back then vs. now, and what they’ve been up to:

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Here’s Victoria Justice, who played Tori on victorious:

Here’s Victoria now. She’s still acting, and recently starred in A Perfect Pairing on Netflix:

And here’s a side by side:

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Here’s Ariana Grande, who played Cat on victorious You might also have seen her spin-off show with Jennette McCurdy, called Sam & Cat:

Here’s Ariana now, as a coach on The Voice. As you probably know, she’s still a big celebrity name and certified pop icon. She’s currently working on the wicked movie, in which she’ll play Glinda:

And here’s a side by side:

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Here’s Elizabeth Gillies on victoriouswhere she played Jade:

Here Elizabeth is now. She’s played Fallon on Dynasty since 2017 and is still close friends with her victorious costar Ariana Grande. The pair collaborated on a best in show Halloween costume and recreated some iconic scenes on Instagram this past year:

And here’s a side by side:

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Here’s Leon Thomas III, who played André on victorious:

Here he is now. Leon is still acting — you might’ve seen him as Eddie on insurance. He also writes and produces music, with writings credits on his victorious costar Ariana Grande’s album positions and Drakes Certified LoverBoy:

And here’s a side by side:

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Here’s Miranda Cosgrove as Megan on Drake & Josh. You probably know her as Carly from iCarly, too:

Here’s Miranda now, reprising her role on the iCarly reboot:

And here’s a side by side:

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Here’s Keke Palmer, who played True on True Jackson, VP:

Here’s Keke now, on the red carpet for nope, which she starred in. Keke recently announced that she’s expecting a baby during her Saturday Night Live monologue:

And here’s a side by side:

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Here’s Ashley Argota, who played Lulu on True Jackson, VP:

Here she is now. Ashley’s still acting, having recently played Gia in the TV show All American:

And here’s a side by side:

8th.

Here’s Lucas Cruikshank, who played Fred in the fred Movies on Nickelodeon. He also played the character on an episode of iCarly (pictured below) and appeared as a different character on an episode of Hannah Montana:

Here Lucas is now, in a recently updated YouTube video. Lucas is still actively making content on YouTube as well as TikTok, and uploads frequently:

And here’s a side by side:

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Here’s Alyson Stoner as Max on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. You might also recognize her from Drake & Josh, That’s So Ravenand the Camp Rock movies:

And here they are now. She’s continued releasing music over the years, but seems to be doing mostly voice acting for TV, movies, and video games, currently. She founded a company that teaches classes on managing stress and mental health through movement:

And here’s a side by side:

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Here’s Debby Ryan on The Suite Life on Deck. You might also recognize her from jessie, 16 wishesor Radio Rebel:

Here’s Debby now. She recently starred in the TV series TheResort and is currently married to Twenty One Pilots drummer Josh Dun:

And here’s a side by side:

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Here’s Raini Rodriguez, who played Trish on Austin & Ally. You might also recognize her from The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, True Jackson, VPand jessie:

Here she is now. Raini continues to act, appearing in Bunk’d on Disney as well as voicing Gabi in Rugrats:

And here’s a side by side:

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Here’s Jennifer Stone, who played Harper on Wizards of Waverly Place:

And here Jennifer is now. On top of acting, Jennifer is also a registered nurse:

And here’s a side by side:

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Here’s Maia Mitchell, who played McKenzie in the Teen Beach Movie movies. You might recognize her from The Fosterstoo:

Here Maia is now. She’s still acting — you might’ve seen her on The Fosters spin off series, Good Trouble. She’s also set to star in the upcoming Disney+ film the Artful Dodgers:

And here’s a side by side:

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Here’s Naomi Scott, who played Mohini in Lemonade Mouth:

And here Naomi is now. She’s still acting — you might’ve seen her star in the live action Aladdin film as Jasmine or in the 2019 Charlie’s Angels remake:

And here’s a side by side:

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And finally, here’s Sofia Carson, who played Evie in the descendants movies. You might also recognize her from Austin & Ally, Adventures in Baby Sittingand A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits:

Here she is now. Sofia has continued to both sing and act. She released her debut, self-titled album in March of last year and recently starred in Purple Hearts on Netflix:

And here’s a side by side:

Is there anyone we missed? Let us know in the comments below!

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