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18 Child Stars Who Might Look Nothing Like You Remember Them

Kids grow up. Aging is real. People get hot!

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1. Bruce from Matilda then:

He was literally forced to consume mad chocolate cake, which, TBH, looked good but also painful because you shouldn't eat a whole cake.
TriStar Pictures

He was literally forced to consume mad chocolate cake, which, TBH, looked good but also painful because you shouldn't eat a whole cake.

Bruce from Matilda now:

buzzfeed.com

If he was covered in chocolate cake...I would prolly eat it off of him.

2. Beans from Even Stevens then:

He had that weird thing for bacon, IDK.
Disney

He had that weird thing for bacon, IDK.

Beans from Even Stevens now:

Twitter: @NRT_32

He apparently works as one of Santa's helpers in a mall.

3. The kid from iCarly then:

He used a Pear computer.
Nickelodeon

He used a Pear computer.

The kid from iCarly now:

Twitter: @OhioGaysian

He should do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge every day. LIKE. EVERY. SINGLE. DAY.

4. Matt from Lizzie McGuire then:

He was really into fucking things up for Lizzie.
Disney Channel

He was really into fucking things up for Lizzie.

Matt from Lizzie McGuire now:

instagram.com

He's really into amateur photography and, based on this pic, probably LaCroix sparkling water.

5. Zack from Saved by the Bell then:

He was that blonde twink.
NBC

He was that blonde twink.

Zack from Saved by the Bell now:

Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/mpgosselaar/?hl=en

He is that dad, literally and figuratively.

6. Nicky and Alex from Full House then:

They were the other twins.
ABC

They were the other twins.

Nicky and Alex from Full House now:

Twitter: @DC_Wilhoit / Via Twitter: @BlakeTW

They're those guys who post super-filtered Instagram selfies from inside their cars.

7. Jonathan Lipnicki then:

He was that funny-looking kid.
TriStar PIctures

He was that funny-looking kid.

Jonathan Lipnicki now:

instagram.com

He's your Facebook friend who is really into CrossFit (probably).

8. Buzz from Home Alone then:

His girlfriend, woof!
20th Century Fox

His girlfriend, woof!

Buzz from Home Alone now:

instagram.com

Times Square, bb!

9. The kid from the '90s Brady Bunch movie then:

The second-youngest Brady who got outshone by shade-throwing Marcia.
Paramount

The second-youngest Brady who got outshone by shade-throwing Marcia.

The kid from the '90s Brady Bunch movie now:

instagram.com

Is now positively HOT in a far-out way!

10. The kid from Zoey 101 then:

He was a literal child.
Nickelodeon

He was a literal child.

The kid from Zoey 101 now:

instagram.com

He's like in his twenties.

11. The other kid from Zoey 101 then:

He had that haircut EVERY kid in ninth grade had.
Nickelodeon

He had that haircut EVERY kid in ninth grade had.

The other kid from Zoey 101 now:

instagram.com

He GREW. UP. Damn.

12. Shane West then:

Sad teen.

Sad teen.

Shane West now:

Instagram: @theshanewest

Redneck chic.

13. Ashley Parker Angel then:

Frosted tips.
Kevin Winter / Getty Images

Frosted tips.

Ashley Parker Angel now:

instagram.com

He still has the frosted tips, but now he's a professional Instagram thot.

14. Freddie Prinze Jr. then:

Hot.
George De Sota / Getty Images

Hot.

Freddie Prinze Jr. now:

Twitter: @RealFPJr

Hotter (because more dad).

15. Bow Wow then:

That vest.
Kevin Winter / Kevin Winter/ImageDirect

That vest.

Bow Wow now:

instagram.com

This weird overly thoughtful partly shirtless selfie in front of a window.

16. The kid from Jurassic Park then:

He was just a wee ging.
Universal

He was just a wee ging.

The kid from Jurassic Park now:

Dave Mangels / Getty Images

Still a ging but now hot.

17. Aaron Carter then:

That choker.
Chris Weeks / Getty Images

That choker.

18. Craig Lamar Traylor then:

He could never breathe.
Fox

He could never breathe.

Craig Lamar Traylor now:

Twitter: @CraigLTraylor

He's probably really good at breathing because he looks zen as hell.

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