If you have also grown up watching “Lizzie Mcguire”, “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody”, “Hannah Montana’, then you probably might be familiar with Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, and other teen Disney stars!
And before you knew it, all these stars were bearing it all on the front page of world-famous magazines.
Though it’s hard to imagine them growing up to be anything, but not your favourite Disney stars! It’s even harder to see them going from all silly to smoking, rehabs, and scandals.
So, believe it or not, Disney stars grow up!
And some of the transformations are simply DRAMATIC…
Transformation #3 simply came out of the blues. Check it out.
1. Miley Cyrus
Brace yourself for the wildest transformation in the history of Hollywood! From super innocent and adorable to wild and crazy – yes, that’s Miley Cyrus for you.
Miley Cyrus skyrocketed to superstardom with Disney’s Hannah Montana who ran from 2006- 2011, but decided to ditch her sweet girl image soon and greeted us with a new avatar which involved a lot of body tattoos, piercings, naked wrecking ball riding, infamous foam finger, and marijuana addictions.
Clearly, the star has undergone a major evolution, one that has kept all her fans on the edge of their seats for years.
2. Selena Gomez
The Wizards of Waverly Place actress Selena simply got the audience to herself with her carefree attitude and her brightly colored outfits (which every one of us wanted, right?).
But as she was coming out of Disney, she grew up in the front of camera and life came has pretty tough for her. She loosed her BFF Demi Lovato, got diagnosed with Lupus, and also had a stint in rehab.
Moreover, she wrapped with Disney, Gomez focused her career on singing and formed her own pop-rock band. Currently, she is taking serious acting roles, recording her solo albums, and has also become a model for various publications such as Marie Claire, Vogue, Cosmo, and many more.
3. Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Hudgens, the shy beauty who starred in Disney’s High School Musical and “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody” is just as vivacious and charming as ever. Back in the day, she made the headlines for dating her HSM co-star Zac Effron. The two made the most enviable couple while the relationship lasted for five long years. The actress has now settled down with Austin Butler, and fans still can’t stop swooning over the adorable couple.
Vanessa effortlessly made her way on the A-list map with the Disney hits. She went on to star with Selena Gomez in the Spring Breakers, and with John Cusack in The Frozen Ground in addition to several other hits. Rumours are that Vanessa continues to enhance her Hollywood profile and has two more films in her kitty due for release later in 2018.
4. Bella Thorne
Remember the red-haired actress from the movie Duff, or perhaps Perfect High? Maybe you can recall her from MTV’s cult classic show Scream where she plays Nina, the series very first causality? Well, long before Bella Thorne charmed everyone with her awe-inspiring red carpet looks, she was a Disney star flaunting crimped hair.
Bella started her acting career at the age of 6 – hard to believe, right? The actress has had a wild transformation from a sweet teen star to the sensation she today is. The boldest statement of her unapologetic wild side was her recent appearance on the cover of LGBT= magazine Out, where she came out as a bisexual and totally surprised her fans.
5. Ariana Grande
Can’t get over Princess Dorothy in The Wizard of the Oz? Well, neither could we! To get on this list, here comes a super star without holding a proper academic degree.
You must know about Ariana Grande from her myriad of smash radio hits. This budding Disney star got too busy that she had to leave her school as a full-time student as was tutored privately.
But Grande changed a lot since her Sam & Cat days and changed in the way that the world is now actually looking at her. Not just in the looks, but in the actions as well. Apart from all the theatre and music that she was into, Grande became a part of the scandal where she licked the doughnuts and stated- “I hate Americans. I hate America.”
So no, she isn’t adorable, that ditsy Cat Valentine anymore, as the above picture proves. According to Billboard, she is all set to release a new single from her upcoming album on April’27.
6. Christina Milian
The singer of theme song of Disney’s hit Kim Possible series, “call me, beep me!” Christina Milian is an over-enthusiastic chick with poofy hair. The Afro-Cuban lady also hosted the Disney Channel series Movie Surfer as a junior reporter named Tina.
Before pumping out chart-topping hits, Milian was an actress. She landed at the lead role in the musical Annie at a very young age from where her Hollywood journey started. Recently, the 36-year old star sent her fans into frenzy with her dazzling close-ups.
7. Lindsay Lohan
The cute “Mean Girl” star needs no introduction. It’s no secret that Lindsay Lohan won millions of hearts as a teen idol after the sleeper hit Mean Girls. The gorgeous American actress gained her celebrity status in the early 2000s as a punk-pop singer in the Disney movie Freaky Friday. The bona fide star received both popular and critical success with her first music album, Speak.
8. Ashley Tisdale
We all remember the blonde Sharpey Evan from High School Musical or Maddie Patrick from The Suite Life of Zack and Cody. The actress, singer and producer Ashley Tisdale is very talented. She has shown this numerous times and always brings something different to every character she plays.
She has started her career from childhood only by featuring in over hundred advertisements and doing minor roles in TV and theatre. Ashley Tisdale has ranked in the Maxim Top 100 list as well as Forbes Celebrity 100 list. She is also supporting some charity organizations and collaborated with some of them.
9. Demi Lovato
We did know Demi Lovato, right! You loved her as a star of television series Barney & Friends or perhaps know her from her Disney Channel show Bell Rings! Be it her sassy looks or her acting and singing talent, Demi Lovato has a charm that awe-struck everyone. Her artistic journey has been like a rollercoaster; she is one such talent who successfully garner a huge reputation at ever industry.
Growing up, she clinched many awards while performing at different talent contests and other famous venues. She has been accused of copyright infringement. She even made headlines for punching her backup dancer. Hard to believe? But that’s how we all know Demi Lovato: the bold, charming, and ever talented DIVA!