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    Here’s An Update On 21 Disney Channel Stars That Basically Shaped Your Childhood

    Prepare to feel ANCIENT!!

    1. Aly Michalka from Phil of the Future

    Disney Channel, CW

    Aly's still acting! She most recently appeared on CW's iZombie. Also, she's still making absolute BOPS with her sister AJ!

    2. Phill Lewis from The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and The Suite Life on Deck

    Disney Channel, Twitter: @ThePhillLewis

    Phill appears to have moved behind the camera for now. He has directed episodes of One Day at a Time, Mr. Iglesias, and more. Also, he's pretty good at Twitter and always makes sure to show us when he's hanging with his Suite Life co-stars!

    3. Moisés Arias from Hannah Montana

    Disney Channel, Kevin Winter / Getty Images

    Moisés has been acting pretty steadily since Hannah Montana. He most recently appeared in the tearjerker Five Feet Apart alongside Haley Lu Richardson and Cole Sprouse!

    4. Raviv Ullman from Phil of the Future

    Disney Channel, Instagram: @ravivullman

    Raviv has been acting on and off. He also posts really beautiful photography on his Instagram!

    5. Christy Carlson Romano from Even Stevens

    Disney Channel, Instagram: @ thechristycarlsonromano

    Christy is still acting and she's also a mom to two adorable little girls! Plus, she recently started a YouTube channel where she cooks with some of our other favorite child stars like Mara Wilson from Matilda and Jake Thomas from Lizzie McGuire!

    6. Jake Thomas from Lizzie McGuire

    Disney Channel, Instagram: @sirjakethomas

    Besides cooking with Christy, Jake still acts, but also does behind-the-scenes work like photography and directing. According to his official website, he considers himself a "Jake of all trades!"

    7. Jake T. Austin from Wizards of Waverly Place

    Disney Channel, Instagram: @jaketaustin

    Jake still acts here and there! He also appears to be madly in love with his superfan-turned-girlfriend Danielle Ceasar!

    8. Bridgit Mendler from Good Luck Charlie

    Disney Channel, Instagram: @bridgitmendler

    Bridgit is still working as an actor and she also got engaged earlier this year!

    9. Jennifer Stone from Wizards of Waverly Place

    Disney Channel, Jennifer Stone / Via cameo.com

    Jennifer has been pretty busy since her wacky sidekick days! She still acts, but according to her Insta, she's also in nursing school!

    10. Sterling Knight from Sonny With a Chance and So Random!

    Disney Channel, Sterling Knight / Via cameo.com

    Sterling still acts and will appear in the new CW show Katy Keene next year! You can also request a video message for you or a friend on Cameo.

    11. Madison Pettis from Cory in the House

    Disney Channel, Instagram: @madisonpettis

    Madison recently turned 21 and appears to be living her best life! She's currently starring on the Facebook Watch series Five Points alongside popstar Hayley Kiyoko.

    12. Bobb'e J. Thompson from That's So Raven

    Disney Channel, VH1

    Bobb'e is still in the entertainment business! He acts and raps and currently appears as himself on Wild 'N Out on VH1!

    13. Cody Linley from Hannah Montana

    Disney Channel, Instagram: @codylinley

    Cody hasn't acted for a few years now, but he is currently offering acting lessons both online and in-person!

    14. Chelsea Kane from Jonas

    Disney Channel, Instagram: @chelseakane

    Chelsea's still acting and is set to voice a character in the new Netflix series Archibald's Next Big Thing!

    15. Roshon Fegan from Shake It Up

    Disney Channel, Instagram: @roshon

    Roshon continues to act and also release music!

    16. Ashley Leggat from Life with Derek

    Disney Channel, Instagram: @ashleyleggat

    Ashley still acts and has two very adorable children. She also recently took a BuzzFeed Community quiz to find out which Life With Derek sibling she is. (Spoiler alert: She got Casey.)

    17. Maiara Walsh from Cory in the House

    Disney Channel, Instagram: @maiarawalsh

    It looks like Maiara has quite a few acting projects coming up! According to her Insta, she's also working on an EP.

    18. Mia Talerico from Good Luck Charlie

    Disney Channel, Instagram: @miatalerico101

    Mia is almost 11 years old now! She most recently appeared on the YouTube series Mani last year.

    19. Brandon Mychal Smith from Sonny with a Chance and So Random!

    Disney Channel, Hulu

    Brandon has been acting pretty consistently says his Disney Channel days. He's currently starring in the Hulu series Four Weddings and a Funeral!

    20. Nicole Anderson from Jonas

    Disney Channel, Instagram: @nicolegaleanderson

    Nicole still acts from time to time, but she also runs an organic flower farm with her husband.

    21. And finally, Adrian R'Mante from The Suite Life of Zack and Cody

    Disney Channel, Instagram: @adrianrmante

    Adrian has a very cute family and continues to act. He's also the CEO and founder of CGTV, which helps other actors get into the entertainment business.

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