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    16 Former Disney Channel Child Actors And What They Are Up To Now

    Prepare to feel old.

    I was scrolling through Instagram recently, and I was shocked to find out that one of the child actors I watched on Disney Channel growing up had graduated from college.

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    This got me wondering what other Disney Channel actors I had forgotten about were doing years after their shows ended. Here's what I found:

    1. Bridget Mendler, aka Teddy in Good Luck Charlie

    On the left, Mendler is in character looking disappointedly at her brothers. On the right, Mendler is standing with her husband on her wedding day
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    Mendler, who is known for her role as a goody-two-shoes big sister in Good Luck Charlie, is currently a PhD student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab. She is working on using technology to help governments better engage with their citizens.

    2. Genevieve Hannelius, aka Avery Jennings in Dog with a Blog

    On the left, Hannelius is in character talking to her stepbrother. On the right, is a selfie of Hannelius posing with her painted nails
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    Hannelius, who played the responsible sibling in Dog with a Blog, started her own cruelty-free nail polish line, G Polish. She also graduated from Sarah Lawrence College this year and runs a lifestyle YouTube channel.

    3. Blake Michael, aka Charlie Delgado in Lemonade Mouth

    On the left, Michael is in character sitting by his drum set. On the right, he is standing with his arms crossed in a TikTok
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    Since Michael played the role of the drum player in the Lemonade Mouth band, he has continued acting in and directing various productions. He is also working with an influencer business platform to help online creators grow their brands.

    4. Tyrel Jackson Williams, aka Leo Dooley in Lab Rats

    On the left, Williams is in character talking to his friends at school. On the right, he is in a music video holding a small computer monitor
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    Williams has continued to act since his time on Lab Rats, but he has also joined Grouptherapy, a pop music collective, where he sings and raps with two other child stars turned musicians.

    5. Raviv Ullman, aka Phil in Phil of the Future

    On the left, Ullman is in character smirking at his TV sister. On the right, he's leaning out of a window
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    Ullman, who played a teenager from the year 2121 in Phil of the Future, hosts The Study, a podcast where he and other hosts discuss the Torah.

    6. Sophie Oda, aka Barbara Brownstein in The Suite Life of Zack and Cody

    On the left, Sophie is in character playing the violin in the school orchestra. On the right, Sophie is wearing some of the clothes she sells in her shop
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    Oda, who played Cody's girlfriend in The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, started her own Depop vintage clothing boutique, Public Secret. She also has a YouTube channel where she sings and shares stories from when she was on Disney Channel.

    7. Jake Short, aka Fletcher Quimby in A.N.T. Farm

    On the left, Short is in character talking to the school principal. On the right, he is sitting at a viewpoint at night
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    Short, who is known for his role as an artistic genius student in A.N.T. Farm, is now starring in a British sitcom about a soccer team called The First Team.

    8. Anna Maria Perez de Tagle-Kline, aka Ashley Dewitt in Hannah Montana

    On the left, Anna is in character talking to her TV bff Amber. On the right she is pregnant in real life
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    Since her roles in Hannah Montana and Camp Rock, Perez de Tagle-Kline got married and started a makeup tutorial YouTube channel. She also gave birth to her first child in June.

    9. Bradley Steven Perry, aka Gabe Duncan in Good Luck Charlie

    On the left Perry sits on a chair in character as Gabe. On the right, Perry is wearing a graduation robe and holding up his diploma
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    Perry, who was known for being Teddy's pesky younger brother in Good Luck Charlie, just graduated from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.

    10. Davis Cleveland, aka Flynn Jones in Shake it Up!

    On the left, Cleveland is in character playing video games on the show. On the right, Cleveland is in a jacuzzi with his friend
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    Cleveland, who played CeCe's goofy 8-year-old brother, is 19 years old now. He's studying at Texas A&M University in the department of psychological and brain sciences.

    11. Raini Rodriguez, aka Trish in Austin & Ally

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    Rodriguez, who played Ally's best friend in Austin & Ally, is working as a voice actor on Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous. She also announced recently that she will voice a new character in an upcoming animated Netflix show.

    12. Skai Jackson, aka Zuri Ross in Jessie

    On the left, Skai is in character as Zuri and is talking to the butler. On the right, Skai is posing in front of a restuarant
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    When Jackson first appeared on Jessie as the sassy youngest sibling, she was just 9 years old. Jackson is 19 now, and she has written a book, participated on Dancing with the Stars, and been named one of Time's Most Influential Teens.

    13. Giovonnie Samuels, aka Nia Moseby in The Suite Life of Zack and Cody.

    Samuels is in character as the candy shop attendant on the left. On the right, she is standing on some rocks on the coast
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    Samuels, who played Mr. Moseby's niece and temporarily replaced Ashley Tisdale in The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, started an acting workshop company where she and other coaches give people acting tips and advice.

    14. Carlon Jeffery, aka Cameron Parks in A.N.T. Farm

    On the left, Jeffery is in character, covered in glitter and talking to Chyna. On the right, Jeffery is bending down to pose for the camera
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    Jeffery, who played Chyna's older, less intelligent brother in A.N.T. Farm, is now a 27-year-old father, acting coach, and rapper. He also appears on a podcast where he discusses NBA news with other hosts.

    15. Hayley Kiyoko, aka Stella Yamada in Lemonade Mouth

    On the left, Kiyoko is in character directing the Lemonade Mouth band. On the right, Kiyoko is posing for a photo during golden hour
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    Kiyoko, who played the talented lead guitarist and backup singer in Lemonade Mouth, has been focusing on her singer-songwriter career lately. She also released her own fragrance.

    16. Roshon Fegan, aka Sander Loyer in Camp Rock

    On the left, Fegan is in character laughing at the campsite. On the right, Fegan is wearing an armor outfit for a music video
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    Fegan, who played an upbeat dancer and musician in Camp Rock, is now part of a rap duo called Evo Invasion. Since his appearances on Disney Channel, Fegan also competed in a season of Dancing with the Stars.