Some of those teen celebs stuck it out in the industry and made it big, but others opted for simpler lives, leaving their young fame behind.
It’s been 20 to 30 years since many of these budding celebrities got their start and half of them haven’t been heard of in years. Here’s what your favorite ’90s stars are up to now.
People have seen Kenan every Saturday night for years now, but Kel Mitchell has been a steady figure in the industry as well.
Despite rumors that he had died, Mitchell is alive and well — and still acting. Since his stint at Good Burger and his voice role in “Pink Panther,” he has landed recurring roles on several small TV series including “Game Shakers” and “Wild Grinders.” Mitchell brought back the infamous Ed character to interview players and report for Nickelodeon Sports at the 2017 Super Bowl media day. In 2019, it was announced that Mitchell would reprise his famous role in the “All That” revival on Nickelodeon.
Bug Hall stepped onto the scene as the unforgettable Alfalfa in “The Little Rascals.”
Since that pivotal role, he’s kept up with acting. Over the years, he’s had small roles in shows like “Masters of Sex,” “CSI,” and “Nikita.” Aside from acting, he got married to his longtime girlfriend in 2017.
Mayim Bialik got her to start on the TV show “Blossom,” which aired from 1991 to 1995.
Since her days in that leading role, she’s graduated with a PhD in neuroscience from UCLA, written three books, and then starred in the hit CBS show “The Big Bang Theory” as Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler until 2019. She has even snagged a Critic’s Choice Award and four Emmy nominations for that role.
Melissa Joan Hart hit stardom after starring in ’90s classics “Clarissa Explains It All” and “Sabrina, The Teenage Witch.”
Her career continued with several TV movies and she hit it big again in 2010 when she started ABC Family’s “Melissa & Joey,” which ran for five years. Outside of acting, the mother of three has also become a spokesperson for Nutrisystem, starring in many of their commercials and ads.
Sarah Michelle Gellar became famous for starring in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”
She also starred in “Cruel Intentions” and “The Grudge,” as well as the soap opera “All My Children.” She even reprised her role as Kathryn from “Cruel Intentions” in the 2016 TV reboot. Since having children of her own, she also started a food crafting company called Foodstirs, which creates and sells baking kits for kids.