35 Famous Disney Stars Then VS Now


Disney’s original TV shows and movies introduced tons of talent into Hollywood, and you may have forgotten about some of your favorites. Here we have compiled pictures of 35 famous Disney stars back then vs now.

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1) Bradley Steven Perry

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He appeared as Gabe in Good Luck Charlie.

2) Gregg Sulkin

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He appeared as Mason Greyback in Wizards of Waverly Place.

3) Orlando Brown

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He appeared as Eddie Thomas in That’s So Raven.

4) Jason Dolley

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He appeared as PJ in Good Luck Charlie.

5) Moises Arias

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He appeared as the mischievous Rico in Hannah Montana.

6) Jason Earles

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He appeared as Jackson Stewart in the Disney Channel sitcom Hannah Montana and as Rudy Gillespie in the Disney XD series Kickin’ It.

7) AJ Michalka

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She was one half of the musical duo Aly & AJ, alongside her sister Aly Michalka.

8) Keke Palmer

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Keke starred in some pretty great shows and films like Akeelah and the Bee, Jump In, and True Jackson, VP.

9) Corbin Bleu

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He appeared in Disney’s High School Musical series and Jump In.

10) Miley Cyrus

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Miley, perhaps one of the most famous former Disney stars, starred as the titular character on Hannah Montana.

11) Hilary Duff

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She appeared as the title character of the television series Lizzie McGuire and in the theatrical film based on the series, The Lizzie McGuire Movie.

12) Vanessa Hudgens

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She appeared as Gabriella Montez in the Disney Channel High School Musical franchise.

13) Zac Efron

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Zac played Troy in all three installments of the High School Musical franchise.

14) Ashley Tisdale

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Ashley Tisdale played Sharpay Evans in High School Musical.

15) Lucas Grabeel

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Lucas Grabeel played Sharpay’s twin brother, Ryan, in High School Musical.

16) Adrienne Bailon

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Adrienne Bailon starred in The Cheetah Girls.

17) Selena Gomez

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Another very famous former Disney star, Selena Gomez was famous as Alex Russo on Disney’s Wizards of Waverly Place.

18) Bella Thorne

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She played the lead role on Disney’s Shake It Up in 2010.

19) Brenda Song

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She appeared as London in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.

20) Cole Sprouse

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He appeared as Cody in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.

21) Dylan Sprouse

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He appeared as Zack in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.

22) Demi Lovato

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She appeared in movies like Princess Protection Program and Camp Rock and playing the lead role in Sonny With a Chance from 2009 to 2011.

23) Shia LaBeouf

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He appeared as Louis Stevens on Even Stevens.

24) Jake T. Austin

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Jake T. Austin played Alex’s (Selena Gomez) little brother on Wizards of Waverly Place from 2007 to 2011.

25) Zendaya



Zendaya had a lead role on Shake It Up alongside Bella.

26) Nick Jonas

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He appeared as himself in Jonas Brothers.

27) Joe Jonas

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He appeared as himself in Jonas Brothers.

28) Kevin Jonas

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He appeared as himself in Jonas Brothers.

29) Kyle Massey

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He played Raven’s brother on That’s So Raven from 2003 to 2007.

30) Mitchel Musso

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He played Oliver on Hannah Montana.

31) Olivia Holt

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Olivia Holt starred in the Disney XD show Kickin’ It and she also popped up on the shows Dog With a Blog and Shake It Up.

32) Raven-Symoné

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She was known for playing Raven Baxter on That’s So Raven from 2003 to 2007.

33) Jake Thomas

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He played Lizzie McGuire’s little brother, Matt.

34) Rowan Blanchard

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She appeared as Riley Matthews in the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World.

35) Jason Priestley

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He played Buzz Gunderson, aka Teen Angel, on the Disney Channel’s Teen Angel.



Source: Cosmopolitan


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