25 Former Child Stars You Won't Believe Are in Their 40s
These stars became famous so young that it's hard to believe they're full-blown adults.
Every generation has its crop of child stars and teen idols. They're the celebrities you got attached to when you yourself were still growing up and probably still think about in those terms today, even if they're still in the spotlight as adults. Well, children of the '80s and '90s, it may be somewhat difficult to believe, but many of the child stars you grew up with are now in their 40s. So read on to find out who's reached that milestone and how old they are in 2021, even though they'll be forever young to us.
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Known for: Angels in the Outfield, 3rd Rock From the Sun, 10 Things I Hate About You
Known for: *NSYNC, The All-New Mickey Mouse Club
Known for: The Addams Family, Casper, Sleepy Hollow
Tia and Tamera Mowry
Known for: Sister, Sister, Twitches
Known for: The Good Son, North, Flipper
Known for: Home Alone, My Girl, Richie Rich
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Soleil Moon Frye
Known for: Punky Brewster
Known for: My Girl, Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain
Known for: Family Matters
Known for: Boy Meets World
Keshia Knight Pulliam
Known for: The Cosby Show
Known for: The Wonder Years, The Princess Bride
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Known for: Boy Meets World, Little Monsters
Jenna von Oÿ
Known for: Blossom
Known for: While You Were Sleeping, Dawson's Creek
Known for: All That, Kenan & Kel, Good Burger
Known for: Saved by the Bell
Known for: Hannah Montana
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Known for: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Pretty Little Liars
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Known for: Party of Five, I Know What You Did Last Summer
Known for: Beakman's World, Home Alone
Known for: All That, Good Burger
Known for: Step by Step, My Two Dads
Michael C. Maronna
Known for: The Adventures of Pete & Pete
Known for: High School Musical