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.
The star of all three Zenon films now has her own lunarious little one, Harper.
Bad boy and non-soul skater Val from Brink! is now father to Blake and Hailey Joe.
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Luke, the goblin from Halloweentown and Halloween II: Kalabar’s Revenge, is dad to Paris and Flynn.
Excited to show y’all the latest project I’ve been working on, this time with my husband. Can’t wait until May! pic.twitter.com/c4zuTauFz7
— Erin Chambers (@erin_chambers) February 14, 2016
The star of Don’t Look Under the Bed, Chambers is expecting her first child sometime this month.
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.”
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 (@haydenpanettier) March 5, 2016
Panettiere, the star of Tiger Cruise, is mother to Kaya.
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.
Gia from Rip Girls is mother to the “incredibly dynamic” Amelia, who is the spitting image of her mom.
This little lady is my ❤️ & inspiration! Happy 5th Birthday Vayla!!! pic.twitter.com/FQGU4jfv6L
— NoKut (@GlenndonChatman) January 7, 2016
Russell Halloway, a.k.a. Ryan Merriman’s BFF in The Luck of the Irish, is father to daughter Vayla.
— Josh Keaton (@joshkeaton) February 14, 2016
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.
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.
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.
The You Lucky Dog star — one of the earliest DCOMs — has six children: Jack, Isabella, Anna, Luke, Olivia, and James.
The Right on Track star is a mom to Kenzie and Hutton.
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.
Hirsh-Martin, the star of the first holiday-themed DCOM, The Ultimate Christmas Present, is mother to August.
Andrew Carson from Motocrossed, a.k.a. the dude who jacked up his leg after a motocross accident, has two kids: Audrey and Edric.