23 disney channel kids who are actually parents now

After watching (and rewatching) Disney Channel Original Movies for years, it’s easy to forget that DCOM stars actually grow up and work on different projects and/or do other things in life.

Nothing will make ’90s kids feel old faster than realizing a former Disney star their age is now someone’s parent. Check out these 23 actors and actresses and their uber adorable kiddos.

KIRSTEN STORMS

The star of all three Zenon films now has her own lunarious little one, Harper.

SAM HORRIGAN

Bad boy and non-soul skater Val from Brink! is now father to Blake and Hailey Joe.

PHILLIP VAN DYKE

Luke, the goblin from Halloweentown and Halloween II: Kalabar’s Revenge, is dad to Paris and Flynn.

PATRICK LEVIS

Brink! and Miracle in Lane 2 star Levis is father to two girls, Evan (pictured above) and Brennan.

ERIN CHAMBERS

The star of Don’t Look Under the Bed, Chambers is expecting her first child sometime this month.

ERIKA CHRISTENSEN

Also expecting her first child this year is the Can of Worms star, who adorably announced the news by saying her puppy “is getting a little sister. A human sister.”

KEVIN JONAS

The Camp Rock and Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam star is dad to Alena, and he recently announced he and wife Danielle are expecting baby No. 2.

HAYDEN PANETTIERE

Panettiere, the star of Tiger Cruise, is mother to Kaya.

JOEY LAWRENCE

Joey Lawrence

Photo: Angela Weiss/Getty Images

The Horse Sense and Jumping Ship star has two kids: Charleston and Liberty Grace. The photo above, however, is from 2010, so the girls are much older now.

STACIE HESS

Gia from Rip Girls is mother to the “incredibly dynamic” Amelia, who is the spitting image of her mom.

GLENNDON CHATMAN

Russell Halloway, a.k.a. Ryan Merriman’s BFF in The Luck of the Irish, is father to daughter Vayla.

JOSH KEATON

Mootai from The Even Stevens Movie is the father of Lola, who was a big fan of meeting Lola the sloth at the Wildlife Learning Center.

TIA MOWRY-HARDRICT

Tia Mowry

Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

The Twitches and Twitches Too star currently has a son named Cree and told Yahoo she’s “less traditional” as a mom than her twin sister, Tamera.

TAMERA MOWRY-HOUSLEY

Tamera Mowry

Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

The other star of Twitches and Twitches Too has two kiddos: Aden and Ariah. Mowry-Housley recently told People she “go[es] back and forth” on the idea of having a third child.

KIRK CAMERON

Kirk Cameron

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The You Lucky Dog star — one of the earliest DCOMs — has six children: Jack, Isabella, Anna, Luke, Olivia, and James.

BEVERLEY MITCHELL

The Right on Track star is a mom to Kenzie and Hutton.

SHADIA SIMMONS

Shadia Simmons

Photo: Duke Powell/YouTube

The The Color of Friendship, Quints, and Zenon: The Zequel star has one daughter named Saraya. The screenshot above (which is from 2010) was from a video Simmons’s friend Duke Powell shot during Canada Day.

HALLEE HIRSH-MARTIN

Hirsh-Martin, the star of the first holiday-themed DCOM, The Ultimate Christmas Present, is mother to August.

KAYCEE STROH

Stroh, who loved to “pop, and lock, and jam, and break” in High School Musical and High School Musical 2 — sorry, but High School Musical 3: Senior Year is actually not a DCOM — is mother to two daughters: Zetta and Lettie.

KYLA PRATT

Pratt, who voiced Penny Proud in The Proud Family Movie, is mom to Lyric and Liyah.

JARED PADALECKI

Padalecki, who played Zachery Gray in A Ring of Endless Light, is dad to sons Tom and Shepherd.

HILARY DUFF

Luca is currently the Cadet Kelly star’s only child and is even cuter than his mom.

TREVER O’BRIEN


Andrew Carson from Motocrossed, a.k.a. the dude who jacked up his leg after a motocross accident, has two kids: Audrey and Edric.