These 24 Former Disney Channel Kids Graduated To Big Projects As Adults, So Here's What They Look Like Then Vs. Now

1.Selena Gomez as Alex Russo on Wizards of Waverly Place:

Alex Russo with her wand
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Selena Gomez as Mabel Mora on Only Murders in the Building:

Mabel Mora
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Selena Gomez IRL:

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2.Jenna Ortega as Harley Diaz on Stuck in the Middle:

Harley Diaz
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Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams on Wednesday:

Wednesday
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Jenna Ortega IRL:

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3.Ross Lynch as Austin Moon on Austin & Ally:

Austin Moon
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Ross Lynch as Harvey Kinkle on Chilling Adventures of Sabrina:

Harvey Kinkle
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Ross Lynch IRL:

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4.Zendaya as Rocky Blue on Shake It Up:

Closeup of Rocky Blue
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Zendaya as Rue Bennett on Euphoria:

Rue
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Zendaya IRL:

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5.Austin North as Logan Watson on I Didn't Do It:

Logan Watson
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Austin North as Topper Thornton on Outer Banks:

Topper
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Austin North IRL:

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6.Olivia Rodrigo as Paige Olvera on Bizaardvark:

Paige tied to a chair
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Olivia Rodrigo as Nini Salazar-Roberts on High School Musical: The Musical: The Series:

Closeup of Nini
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Olivia Rodrigo IRL:

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7.Olivia Holt as Lindy Watson on I Didn't Do It:

Lindy Watson
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Olivia Holt as Kate Wallis on Cruel Summer:

Kate Wallis
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Olivia Holt IRL:

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8.Tyler James Williams as Cyrus in Let It Shine:

Cyrus singing
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Tyler James Williams as Gregory Eddie on Abbott Elementary:

Gregory
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Tyler James Williams IRL:

Closeup of Tyler James Williams
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9.Coco Jones as Roxanne in Let It Shine:

Roxanne
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Coco Jones as Hilary Banks on Bel-Air:

Hilary Banks
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Coco Jones IRL:

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10.Sofia Carson as Evie in the Descendants trilogy:

Evie
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Sofia Carson as Cassie Salazar in Purple Hearts:

Cassie singing
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Sofia Carson IRL:

Closeup of Sofia Carson
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11.Rowan Blanchard as Riley Matthews on Girl Meets World:

Riley Matthews
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Rowan Blanchard as Paige Evans in Crush:

Paige Evans
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Rowan Blanchard IRL:

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12.Sabrina Carpenter as Maya Hart on Girl Meets World:

Maya Hart
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Sabrina Carpenter as Maddy in Emergency:

Maddy
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Sabrina Carpenter IRL:

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13.Cole Sprouse as Cody Martin on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody:

Cody Martin with pie on his face
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Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones on Riverdale:

Jughead
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Cole Sprouse IRL:

Cole Sprouse
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14.Dylan Sprouse as Zack Martin on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody:

Zack
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Dylan Sprouse as Jake in My Fake Boyfriend:

Jake
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Dylan Sprouse IRL:

Dylan Sprouse
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15.Dove Cameron as Maddie (and Liv) Rooney on Liv and Maddie:

Maddie
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Dove Cameron as Betsy McDonough in Schmigadoon!:

Betsy McDonough
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Dove Cameron IRL:

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16.Peyton List as Emma Ross on Jessie:

Emma Ross
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Peyton List as Tory Nichols on Cobra Kai:

Tory
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Peyton List IRL:

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17.Jacob Bertrand as Kirby Buckets in Kirby Buckets:

Kirby Buckets
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Jacob Bertrand as Hawk on Cobra Kai:

Hawk
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Jacob Bertrand IRL:

Jacob Bertrand
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18.Mary Mouser as Savannah O'Neal in Frenemies:

Savannah O'Neal
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Mary Mouser as Sam LaRusso on Cobra Kai:

Sam LaRusso
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Mary Mouser IRL:

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19.Tanner Buchanan as Charlie Gardner on Girl Meets World:

Charlie Gardner
Disney Channel

Tanner Buchanan as Robby Keene on Cobra Kai:

Robby Keene
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Tanner Buchanan IRL:

Tanner Buchanan
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20.Samantha Hanratty as Holly on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody:

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Samantha Hanratty as Young Misty on Yellowjackets:

Misty
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Samantha Hanratty IRL:

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21.Joey King as Emily on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody:

Emily
Disney Channel

Joey King as Elle Evans in The Kissing Booth trilogy:

Elle
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Joey King IRL:

Joey King
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22.Calum Worthy as Dez Wade on Austin & Ally:

Dez
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Calum Worthy as Zack on Reboot:

Zack giving the thumbs up
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Calum Worthy IRL:

Calum Worthy
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23.Paris Berelc as Skylar Storm on Lab Rats: Elite Force:

Skylar
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Paris Berelc as Meghan in Do Revenge:

Meghan
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24.And finally, of course, Hilary Duff as Lizzie McGuire in Lizzie McGuire:

Lizzie McGuire
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Hilary Duff as Sophie Tompkins in How I Met Your Father:

Sophie on the couch
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And Hilary Duff IRL:

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