It seems like just yesterday that Miley Cyrus exclaimed, "Hey! Can you believe that was 13 years ago? About a year later, she was cast as Sharpay the hit movie High School Musical , which went on to have five installments. She recently bought her makeup company Illuminate Cosmetics , has worked as an executive producer , and has a notable music career. One year later, he had the titular role in the drama Charlie St. He married actress Sasha Clements in In , she jumped onto a new station, and was the lead in the Nickelodeon series True Jackson, VP until Growing up before our eyes, Keke has appeared in several shows, including Masters of Sex and Scream Queens.
Miley Cyrus is perhaps the most famous former Disney star, thanks in large part to that time she twerked with Robin Thicke at the VMAs. Miley starred as the titular character on Hannah Montana from to and finally started to shed her good-girl image circa the release of Bangerz. And we can all agree that Vanessa Hudgens, who played Gabriella, was a standout. Zac played Troy in all three installments of the High School Musical franchise and then went on to get really jacked for movies like The Lucky One , Neighbors , and Baywatch.
The Disney Channel has a "machine" in place to crank out young stars. They accomplish this through TV shows, original movies, and a record division many of their stars both act and sing. The machine is very good at what it does, as quite a few popular performers have emerged from it over the years. The thing about child stars, though, is that they eventually grow up. And when they grow up, they have to re-establish themselves as adult actors.
Annabella Avery Thorne  born October 8, is an American actress, singer, director, and former child model. In a September appearance on Chelsea , Thorne told Chelsea Handler that she was bullied growing up because she was dyslexic, lived in a suburban area and spoke Spanish as her native language. In January , Thorne said she had been sexually abused from a young age until she was