Growing up in the 90s, we have all watched our favorite kids on TV. They had amazing hair, wore amazing clothes, and were always happy. Today we see them on Instagram and YouTube doing the same things they did back then.
Kid actors are often looked at as the future of Hollywood. They are then given a chance to grow and develop their skills. Some child stars even go on to become famous adults.
Here are 10 child actors from the 90s and where they are now.
1. Macaulay Culkin
Macaulay Culkin is one of the most iconic actors of the 90s. He was also a child actor who became famous for his role in Home Alone. Nowadays, he has a career as a musician and an author.
2. Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf is one of the most popular actors of the 90s. He rose to fame in the film “Even Stevens”, and has since then been in many other successful films, including Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.
3. Dakota Fanning
Dakota Fanning is an American actress and model. She made her acting debut at the age of eight in the film I Am Sam. She is also known for her role as Jane in the Twilight series. Now, Dakota Fanning is an actress, producer, author, and model who grew up to be a celebrity.
4. Elle Fanning
Elle Fanning is an actress who was born in 1990. In the 90s, she had her breakout role in Sofia Coppola’s film “Somewhere”. She has since then appeared in a number of films and TV shows like The Beguiled, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, and many more.
5. The Olsen Twins
Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen are the twin actresses who rose to fame in the 1990s. The sisters have been modeling, acting, and directing since they were children. Nowadays, they are both married and working as fashion designers.
They are best known for their roles as the Olsen twins in the TV series Full House. They also starred in movies and shows like The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley, So Little Time, and Two of a Kind.
6. Seth Green
Seth Green is one of the most recognizable actors from the 90s. He was a child actor and has been in movies like The Princess Bride, American Pie, and Jumanji.
He has now turned into a digital media producer, director, and voice actor. He is best known for his work on the show Robot Chicken. Seth Green is also one of the co-founders of Stoopid Buddy Stoodios.
7. Lizzy Caplan
Lizzy Caplan is an actress who was in the movie “Mean Girls” and has been in a lot more movies since then. She has had a successful career, with roles in TV shows like Bates Motel and The Slap.
Lizzy Caplan has been nominated for many awards such as Primetime Emmy Award, Satellite Award, Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
8. Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise is an American actor who became a star in the 1990s. He was known for his roles as a supporting actor in films such as Risky Business, Top Gun, and Days of Thunder.
He is one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood and has won two Golden Globe Awards.
9. Joey Lawrence
Joey Lawrence is an American actor, producer, and singer who is best known for his role as Joey Buchanan on the ABC teen drama series Dawson’s Creek. He currently stars on the NBC sitcom The New Normal.
Joey Lawrence has been acting since he was a child. His first role was in a commercial for McDonald’s at age 4. He also appeared in films such as The Mighty Ducks, Sister Act, and Jingle All The Way.
10. Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler, known for his roles in movies such as Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, and Big Daddy is one of the most successful actors of the 1990s. He has been in the industry for over 25 years and has done a lot more than just act.
He has also produced films such as The Wedding Singer, Grown Ups 2, Little Nicky, Just Go With It and his own Netflix show The Do Over.
He was one of the first actors to be able to have a successful career on both TV and film. He is also one of the few actors who can still make it big on both platforms today.