Do you remember coming home from school and turning on the TV to catch the Disney shows? There were some really awesome programs on air back then. We are talking about That’s So Raven, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, Wizards of Waverly Place, etc. For some it was their introduction to US TV shows although they were meant for kids. People in their tweens and teens also enjoyed them. You do see some of those stars around while most of them seem to have disappeared. Wouldn’t you like to know what happened to them? You have come to the right place.
As you know Miley Cyrus eventually became a popular pop star like her reel role in the series. Billy Ray Cyrus who is her reel and real father re-launched his music career but has currently retired again and has moved out of the spotlight. Jason Earles played Miley’s brother and has starred in a few movies since then and released a short film titled Steve’s Big Date last year. Emily Osment was Miley’s best friend on the show has tried her hand at singing and will be now seen in the movie Love Is All You Need?. Rico (Moisés Arias) will be next seen in Ben-Hur and he looks almost recognizable.
Wizards of Waverly Place
Selena Gomez, like Miley Cyrus has furthered her career as a pop singer. Apart from that she will also be seen in the movie In Dubious Battle. David Henrie, on the other hand has worked with Disney on their other projects and has also become popular as Ted Mosby’s son in the series How I Met Your Mother. He will be next seen in the movie Max and Me. Jake Austin has continued his career in acting and was last seen in 2014 in the movie Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn as Huckleberry Finn. Jennifer Stone worked in a couple of movies but stuck to doing TV. She was last seen in the movie High School Possession.
That’s So Raven
Like her counterparts, Raven Symone too explored a career in singing along with films. She lent her voice to a lot of animated movies like Tinker Bell, The Pirate Fairy and Kim Possible. She was last seen in Empire as Olivia Lyon. Orlando Brown has collaborated with rap stars like Akon and T-Pain and is a well-known rapper now. He has also worked in movies and was last seen in Bloody Hands. Kyle Massey got his own spin-off show called Cory In the House and he was recently seen in Gotham as Massey.
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody
Dylan and Cole Sprouse have continued their work in television and also starred in some Disney movies. Cole Sprouse will be next seen in Riverdale as Jughead Jones. Ashley Tisdale after her very popular role as Sharpay will be now seen in Charming as Cinderella.
Hillary Duff is a household name with her philanthropic activities and is currently on the show Younger. The other stars from this show are not currently associated with the industry.
How was this walk down the memory lane? It is surprising to know how far they have come from the kids we saw them as. Let us know your views in the comments below and don’t forget to share.