1. Where Are They Now?
Have you ever wondered what your favorite child stars are doing nowadays? Let’s take a walk down memory lane and see what they’re up to now…
2. Raven Symone
Who could forget the young Raven Symone who stole the show as Olivia in “The Cosby Show.” She went on star in multiple Disney channel movies and television shows including her very own show, “That’s So Raven.” Most recently, Raven appeared on Broadway in the adaptation of, “Sister Act.”
3. Willow & Jaden Smith
We first saw Willow and Jaden in the 2000s when they appeared alongside their famous parents throughout Hollywood. Since then, we can’t get enough of the Smith kids who’ve grown into quite the young adults. Willow started a singing and acting career when she was just 10-years-old while Jaden’s breakout role was in “The Pursuit of Happyness.” Currently, the siblings are both pursuing music and acting careers.
4. Tia & Tamera Mowry
Tia and Tamera Mowry, exploded on the scene in the mid 90s when they both starred in the sitcom, “Sister Sister.” Since then, we’ve seen a lot of the former child stars. Tia played the lead role in BET’s “The Game,” married actor Cory Hardrict and had one child while Tamera earned a hosting gig on “The Real.” She married news correspondent Adam Housley and also had one child.
5. Kyla Pratt
Kyla Pratt made her debut when she guest starred on television shows such as “Moesha,” “The Parkers” and “Sister Sister” but we really got a taste of her talent when she won the roles of young Monica Wright in “Love and Basketball” and Breanna Barnes on the UPN sitcom, “One on One.” Now, Kyla is the mother to two children and has a permanent role on BET’s “Let’s Stay Together”.
6. Robert Ri’chard
Speaking of “One on One,” what ever happened to Kyla’s (Breanna Barnes’) on-again, off-again boyfriend on the show, Arnez a.k.a Robert Ri’chard? You might first remember Robert when he played in the Nickelodeon sitcom, “Cousin Skeeter,” but he’s most remembered for his role as Breanna’s love interest in “One on One.” Currently, Ri’chard has voice over and producer credits.
7. Jaleel White
We all know Jaleel White from his nerdy character Steve Urkel in the hit 90s sitcom, “Family Matters.” But have you ever wondered what Mr. Urkle is up to now? One thing is for sure, he’s definitely left his nerdy days in the past and transformed into quite the looker. Recently, he’s made appearances in several television shows and films and even competed on “Dancing With The Stars.”
8. Keenan & Kel
What ever happened to Kel Mitchell, the hilarious Good Burger employee on Nickelodeon’s “All That” and infamous orange soda connoisseur? According to TheAtlantic.com, both Kel and his former co-star Keenan Thompson tried out for Saturday Night Live and while Keenan landed a permanent slot on the show, Kel went on to writing, acting and directing short films. Mitchell is also recently married and has a teenaged son.
9. Lark Voorhies
Fans of “Saved By The Bell” fell in love with the gorgeous Lark Voorhies as Lisa Turtle; the spoiled teenager who grew up in the Valley and attended Bayside High with the rest of the gang. In recent years, Lark has made headlines for her drastic new look. She is also the head of her own production company, Yo Soy Productions.
10. Keisha Knight Pulliam
You know actress Keisha Knight Pulliam best from her role as Rudy, the cute little sister in the “The Cosby Show” from 1984 to 1992. She went on to graduate from Spelman in 2001 and is now a member of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority. She continues to work as an actress and starred in Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne” along with other Tyler Perry productions. She’s currently dating radio host Big Tigger.
11. Keke Palmer
9-year-old Keke Palmer started her acting career in the Broadway production of “The Lion King” and ever since then, her career has taken off like a rocket. From staring in feature films and her own Nickelodeon television show to releasing mixtapes and most recently making history as the youngest talk show host ever on BET’s The Keke Palmer Project, Keke Palmer is a force to be reckoned with!
12. Danielle Fishel
Danielle Fishel is best known for her role as Cory’s spunky and loyal girlfriend, Topanga, on the 90s sitcom, “Boy Meets World”. Most recently, Danielle is gearing up for the spinoff, “Girl Meets World” where she will play the adult version of Topanga Lawrence – the wife to Cory Matthews and mother to their daughter, Riley. She can also be seen as a reporter on PopSugar and PopSugar Girls Guide.