From Sweet To Sexy: 36 Child Stars All Grown Up

    Most people are extremely cute and adorable as children. But what happens when we grow older? Like, some 20 or 30 years later? Not all of us grow up as hot looking as others. Luckily for these celebs, their cuteness as a child translated into hotness as adults. Let’s check their childhood photos and their adulthood photos.

    1. Alex D. Linz

    Alex has vanished from the face of the Earth, but that doesn’t mean he is not smokingly hot. He played in many movies during the 90s, including Home Alone 3 where he started next to Scarlet Johansson.

    2. Tatyana Ali

    Tatyana had several roles, but none was as successful as her portrayal of Ashley Banks on the Prince of Bel-Air where she started next to Will Smith. Aside from acting, she has also entered the world of music industry as a singer.

    3. Zac Efron

    We all remember Zac as this cute and lovable boy from High School musical. The movie franchise was so successful thanks to Zac, that they made three installments of it. A fourth sequel is rumored with Zac and Vanessa Hudgens reunited in it. But the fun fact is that Zac hates High School Musical. Luckily for him, he grew up to  be hot as hell, and now starts in more serious and deep movies.

    4. Nicola Peltz

    Nicola had her breakthrough movie in 2010, at the age of 15, when she started in “The Last Airbender”. Nowadays, she is associated with Justin Bieber, with rumors they are having regular sleepovers at his house.

    5. Shia LaBeouf

    There was a time when Shia was thought as the next big actor in Hollywood. After all, Shia has been part of three very successful franchises, Dumb and Dumber, Indiana Jones and Transformers. He had some personal life issues in the past several years, but that still doesn’t keep him off the list as one of the hottest male actors in Hollywood.

    6. Tahj Mowry

    Tahj got super famous for his role in the Disney “Smart guy”. He hasn’t materialized on it much, as he has been part of rather middle ground sitcoms since then. He is a regular on “Baby Daddy”.

    7. Michelle Trachtenberg

    It was just so strange to see this cute and adorable child grow up and start in series like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, or in Gossip Girl, where she played the ultra vicious bitch, Georgina Sparks. But Gossip Girl helped Michelle reach her ultimate hotness, dressing up in latest designer clothes.

    8. Alyson Stoner

    Alyson became famous at just the age of 8 years old, when she started in Cheaper by the Dozen. She was 10 when the second installment of the movie hit the market. Her role in Step Up helped her find a new career path, as she has become a dancer and a choreographer.

    9. Ryan Merriman

    Thank god that Final Destination 3 didn’t kill Ryan. We would have been left without one of the most beautiful and hot actors in Hollywood. Of course, the movie is a fiction, but who would like to see this gorgeous man die, even on screen? Ryan was part of the Disney channel, before moving to more serious movies.

    10. Robert Ri’chard

    When Robert started in Chocolate City 2, fans went crazy over his abs. He definitely has one of the best toned bodies in Hollywood, and his secret is lemons.

    11. Lacey Nicole Chabert

    Her breakthrough role was in the television drama Party of Five. Since then, she was part of several romantic comedies, including Daddy Day Care and Mean Girls. But she is not as mean as she was portrayed in Mean Girls. This adorable actress is one of the most Earth-bound in Hollywood.

    12. Josh Peck

    Josh and Drake was one of the most popular television series we’ve seen. But it was all over, and Josh put the rumors to death. There was a time when Josh was overweight, but thanks to his rigorous weight loss program, Josh managed to shed 110 pounds without any surgery. Talk about dedication.

    13. Daniel Radcliffe

    Harry Potter is all grown up. That is all we can say about Daniel, the actor who got international stardom thanks to the movie adaptation of J.K. Rowling books.

    14. Anna Chlumsky

    You cannot help but remember Anna for her role in the iconic My Girl. She was wonderful in it. But since then, she has grown into a more serious actress, with numerous roles. Nowadays, she is one of the best actress on the mega popular TV Show “The Veep”.

    15. Neil Patrick Harris

    Women would say “too bad he is gay”. Seriously, Neil is one of the hottest celebrities in Hollywood, and he is taken by a man. Well, what can you do. We remember Patrick as Barney in How I Met Your Mother, a television series in which he played role total opposite of who he is in real life. He has also been host of the Oscars and Tonys.

    16. Tia And Tamera

    These two sisters had the privilege of acting as sisters on the big screen. They both became famous thanks to the ABC sitcom Sister, Sister. Years later, they are still as close as ever, a rarity in the world of celebrities.

    17. Rupert Grint

    The Harry Potter franchise made several child actors stars, and Rupert is one of them. He played the ginger Ron Weasley, helping gingers become part of mainstream culture and fashion.

    18. Isabelle Fuhrman

    At the age of 12, Isabelle was tasked to playing in the movie “The Orphan”. And she aced it. Not many child actors get their first prominent role in a deep psychotic movie, but Isabelle managed to deliver from her young days.

    19. Devon Sawa

    The sad part is that Devon wasn’t able to continue his success as a child actor into his adulthood. He was marvelous in Casper as a child. However, as an adult, he has yet to score some prominent role. Guess you need something more than hotness to succeed.

    20. Avan Jogia

    Avan was extremely successful in the role for “A Girl Like Me”. The movie made him famous, and he is one of the unique characters in Hollywood. Rarely a hot celebrity as Avan is more into alternative lifestyle and fashion.

    21. Emma Watson

    The little and adorable Hermione has grown into one of the hottest and sexiest actresses in Hollywood. What is even better is that Emma is using her power and stature to make a difference. She is one of the loudest actresses in Hollywood, constantly fighting for the little man and voicing her opinion on social matters. It is not a surprise she has been the face of Chanel, Burberry and many other fashion and beauty brands.

    22. Blake Mciver Ewing

    I can safely say we all hated him in Little Rascals. He was so perfect as a villain. Nowadays, however, one cannot help but gaze at his beautiful and well toned body.

    23. Justin Berfield

    He was the bad brother in Malcolm in the Middle, and Justin was perfect as a villain and “dumb character”. The TV show was a testimony of his brilliance as an actor, and it is a shame he didn’t got any good role afterwards. However, his talent translated to writing and producing movies.

    24. Jaleel White

    Jaleel was supposed to be in just one episode of “Family Matters”. He wind up being so good, that he was the main actor in the show and carried it for nine seasons. Lately, he has disappeared from the face of the Earth, at least when movies are concerned. But he is hot as hell.

    25. Hayden Panettiere

    Hayden has always been one of the most beautiful actresses in Hollywood. She had curly hair as a young and adorable child, but her blonde hair is no longer as curly as it was. Still, she is stunning, and aside from being hot, she is also charitable. The actress will donate her clothes from the set of Nashville.

    26. Eric Lloyd

    Eric was part of the Santa Claus trilogy, a Disney movie that made him extremely famous. Nowadays, his charismatic smiles brings smiles to other people’s faces.

    27. Alyssa Milano

    Alyssa started as a singer, but ended up being one of the more successful actresses in Hollywood. Her prominent roles include sitcoms like “Who’s the Boss”, soap opera Melrose Place and the TV series Charmed.

    28. Nicholas Hoult

    He made his movie debut in the movie “Intimate Relations”. But when you star in a superhero movies, you know your hotness level is off the charts. He might turn blue in X-men, but his Beast is perfectly played.

    29. Jonathan Lipnicki

    We all remember him as the best friend of a mice, or his role in Stuart little. But we can safely say that you’ll have hard time recognizing him now. He has become one of the hottest actors, with muscles all over his body. When you work out as much as he does, it is no surprise.

    30. Danielle Fishel

    She started in the sitcom Boy Meets World, a 1990s sitcom that made her popular. And then, she reprized her role as Girl Meets World. You can say that she has meet the world, in one way or another.

    31. Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Who can forget this adorable, extremely smart and cunning child from “The Third Rock from the Sun”? Joseph was brilliant in the role, and it was only a matter of time when he will become one of the hottest, and best paid actors in Hollywood. Gordon-Levitt was successful from his childhood days, through his teenage days in movies like “10 things I hate about you” to his adulthood.

    32. Candace Cameron Bure

    She rose to prominence with her role in Full House, a role she later reprized in Fuller House. Lately, she has been away from the movie industry, working more as author and talks-show panelist. She got married at the young age of 20, and recently celebrated 20th anniversary of her marriage.

    33. Andrew Keegan

    Party of Five and 7th Heaven were the television shows that helped Andrew reach stardom in Hollywood. Sadly, he is one of the actors that couldn’t transition into movies from television shows. He played in several movies, but nothing special. Still, his charismatic smile is hard to ignore.

    34. Matthew Lewis

    Matthew is probably one of the underrated actors that stared in the Harry Potter franchise. He was this dorky kid, hard to remember, but his brilliance in the role was evident. He has returned to the stage after the end of Harry Potter.

    35. Alexa Vega

    The spy kid has gone a long way from a dorky young girl to one of the hottest girls in Hollywood. She is going through pregnancy at the moment, but still looks astonishing and stunning as ever.

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