What 20 Child Stars Look Like, Then & Now
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What 20 Child Stars Look Like, Then & Now

StyleCaster | Jason Pham

Each generation has its child stars to idolize and fawn over. If you grew up in the 80s, it might’ve been Drew Barrymore. If you were raised in the 90s, it could’ve been Alicia Silverstone or Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. Either way, these stars were iconic for a few years, with their faces everywhere, from television to the billboards you pass on the street.

Now that time has passed, we can look back and see how these celebrities grew up and transformed from pint-size child stars to massively famous movie stars, designers, and singers. Though they might not be the It celebrities they were when they were teens and preteens, these stars have managed to keep their fame over the years, and they’ve never looked better. See how 20 child stars have evolved ahead.

 

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Alicia Silverstone

Year: 1994

Age: 17

 

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Alicia Silverstone

Year: 2018

Age: 41

 

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Brie Larson

Year: 2002

Age: 12

 

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Brie Larson

Year: 2018

Age: 28

 

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Drew Barrymore

Year: 1982

Age: 7

 

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Drew Barrymore

Year: 2018

Age: 43

 

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Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen

Year: 1991

Age: 5

 

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Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen

Year: 2018

Age: 32

 

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Reese Witherspoon

Year: 1991

Age: 15

 

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Reese Witherspoon

Year: 2018

Age: 42

 

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Emma Watson

Year: 2001

Age: 11

 

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Emma Watson

Year: 2018

Age: 28

 

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Emmy Rossum

Year: 2000

Age: 13

 

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Emmy Rossum

Year: 2018

Age: 31

 

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Evan Rachel Wood

Year: 1998

Age: 10

 

 

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Evan Rachel Wood

Year: 2018

Age: 30

 

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Abigail Breslin

Year: 2002

Age: 6

 

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Abigail Breslin

Year: 2017

Age: 21

 

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Hayden Panettiere

Year: 1998

Age: 8

 

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Hayden Panettiere

Year: 2017

Age: 27

 

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Kirsten Dunst

Year: 1994

Age: 12

 

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Kirsten Dunst

Year: 2017

Age: 35

 

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Kristen Stewart

Year: 2002

Age: 12

 

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Kristen Stewart

Year: 2018

Age: 28

 

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Dakota Fanning

Year: 2001

Age: 7

 

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Dakota Fanning

Year: 2018

Age: 24

 

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Anna Paquin

Year: 1994

Age: 11

 

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Anna Paquin

Year: 2018

Age: 35

 

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Annasophia Robb

Year: 2005

Age: 11

 

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Annasophia Robb

Year: 2018

Age: 24

 

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Christina Ricci

Year: 1991

Age: 11

 

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Christina Ricci

Year: 2018

Age: 38

 

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Emma Roberts

Year: 2001

Age: 10

 

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Emma Roberts

Year: 2018

Age: 27

 

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Lindsay Lohan

Year: 1998

Age: 12

 

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Lindsay Lohan

Year: 2017

Age: 31

 

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Natalie Portman

Year: 1994

Age: 13

 

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Natalie Portman

Year: 2018

Age: 37

 

 

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