See how these Disney stars have grown from their childhood days
Nick Jonas was part of Disney channelâs ultimate trio: the Jonas Brothers. They acted on "Camp Rock.â They had their own music. They appeared on "Hannah Montana." Nick and the gang eventually split up for solo ventures, and then everything changed when he discovered a gym. Nick got all hot and built, which paved the way for his solo pop stardom.
Although Britney Spears is notorious for being labeled as "crazy" after shaving her head in 2007, she started off as a Disney sweetheart in "The Mickey Mouse Club". She was on the TV Series from 1993-1994, and continued on to pursue her singing career to become a worldwide pop icon. You can catch Britney on the Las Vegas strip for her residency, "Piece Of Me."
Brenda Song, or better known as London Tipton, gained her popularity from "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody" and "The Suite Life on Deck". Brenda Song also earned the title of playing the longest continuous female character. Song has also appeared in The Social Network, where she played Andrew Garfield's on-screen obsessed girlfriend.
The Disney factory has done a good job creating heart-throbs, and proof of it is with Ryan Gosling, who started his career in "The Mickey Mouse Club". He went on to star in a number of films like The Notebook, Fracture and The Place Beyond the Pines. Fans were shocked when it was announced that he and Eva Mendes were expecting a baby together in July 2014.
Alyson Michalka is most popular for her role on Disney's "Phil of the Future." After graduating from Disney, Alyson Michalka has appeared in Easy A alongside Emma Stone and in the CW TV series, "Hellcats." She also went on to rebrand herself as an artist (alongside her sister) under the the moniker 78violet.
What if Chrtistina Aguilera wasn't famous today? Christina started off her career in The Mickey Mouse Club, but almost didn't make the cut because she was too young. Since the TV series ended, Christina Aguilera has grown into the superstar she is today. Her most recent work is judging for The Voice and is currently working on a new record.
David Henrie kick started his acting career on "Wizards of Waverly Place" playing the on-screen brother of Selena Gomez. His most film resume includes voice acting in the film, The Secret World of Arriety as well as acting roles in Grown Ups 2>. He is reportedly set to play a younger version of Ronald Reagan in the upcoming biopic Reagan.
Danielle Panabaker's Disney work includes various TV movies, such as, "Stuck in the Suburbs", "Sky High", and "Read it and Weep." You can catch her in her film, Piranha 3DD, which was released in 2012.
What's the sitch? Christy Carlson Romano or better known as the voice of Kim Possible, and the on-screen sister of Shia Labeouf in "Even Stevens" earned her fame through Disney. Christy Carlson Romano has moved away from acting in major roles and voiced characters in video games.
Remember when Miley Cyrus didn't have a blonde boy cut? She was leading a double life as Miley Stewart and Hannah Montana on her Disney show, Hannah Montana. Since the series' completion, she did some acting and shocked the world when she made a teen to adult pop star transformation.
Jennifer Love Hewitt was added to the Disney family where she landed a role in the show, "Kids Incorporated" from 1989-1991. Since her childhood Disney days, Jennifer Love Hewitt gained success as she grew as an actress. Her TV series titled, "The Client List," aired from 2012-2013.
It's hard to picture a sweet, innocent Lindsay Lohan, but you can watch her in The Parent Trap with her "twin" sister, where she began her career as a child sweetheart. Lindsay Lohan's other Disney work includes Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, Freaky Friday, and Herbie: Fully Loaded.
Lucas Till's Disney career was short, where he landed a role as Miley Cyrus' love interest in the Disney film, Hannah Montana: The Movie. Since then, Lucas Till gained more popularity and he played Havok in, X-Men First Class in 2011.
Jesse McCartney contributed to a ton of Disney soundtracks when he was a budding young pop star. He went on to appear in several Disney Channel sitcoms, including The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and Hannah Montana. Since his early career days, McCartney had continued to churn out new music and also work his way into the acting realm.
Zack and Cody -- or actually known as Dylan and Cole Sprouse, earned the title of starring in the longest TV series under Disney with their shows The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (2005-2008) and The Suite Life on Deck (2008-2011). After wrapping up the series, the two have enrolled in college, and have stayed under the radar to focus on their studies.
Raven Symone is most known for her show, That's So Raven, and for her role as Galleria in, The Cheetah Girls. After her Disney days, Raven Symone took a break from acting on the big screen, where her most recent work includes voice acting in the Tinkerbell movie franchise. In March of 2012, Raven Symone made her broadway debut in the show, Sister Act> and went on to become a regular host on ABC's "The View."
Shia LaBeouf starred in his own show, Even Stevens from 2000-2003, and then in Holes after finishing the TV series. Shia LaBeouf has grown from his Disney days into a respected actor with roles in the Transformers franchise and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
No, Vanessa Hudgens didn't gain popularity from her nude photos, but with her role as Gabriella in High School Musical. After completing the third movie, Vanessa Hudgens moved away from Disney, and went on to star in more adult-oriented films like 2012's Spring Breakers.
The Disney sweetheart, Selena Gomez, recently wrapped up her role as Alex in, Wizards of Waverly Place, where she gained instant popularity and success. She's obviously known as Justin Bieber's ex-girlfriend, voice acting in Hotel Transylvania, as well as releasing her own music, including 2015's "Good For You."
Hilary Duff gained popularity on her show, "Lizzie McGuire" where she became a role model for teens everywhere. The series lasted from 2001-2004. Since then, Hilary Duff has been in various movies. Duff made her return to music after motherhood with a comeback album called Breathe In. Breathe Out. in 2015.
Believe it or not, Justin Timberlake's early days wasn't with N'Sync, but with Disney in The Mickey Mouse Club. After the TV series ended, Justin Timberlake continued on to worldwide fame. He took a major break from music, before dropping The 20/20 Experience in 2013.
Demi Lovato was acting in her childhood, but it wasn't until she landed the female lead role in Camp Rock alongside the Jonas Brothers, where she gained popularity. From there, Demi Lovato continued her Disney career in her own show, Sonny With a Chance. In 2011, the TV series ended due to Demi checking into rehab for bulimia and self-injury. Since her recovery, Demi Lovato has grown and left Disney. After dropping Unbroken in 2011, a judging stint on The X-Factor, she returned with a new single in the summer of 2015 called "Cool for the Summer."