20 Of Your Favorite 90s Stars Then And Now
1. Alicia Silverstone
Alicia Silverstone stunned us with her role in Clueless and in the Batman & Robin. Moreover, she made her Broadway debut in 2002, starring in The Graduate alongside Jason Biggs. Since then, she's been alternating between screen and stage acting. Nowadays, she is an active animal rights activist.
2. Danica McKellar
McKellar played the perfect "girl next door," Winnie Cooper, in The Wonder Years. After the show, she went on to appear in shows like The West Wing. Today, she is an author and a teacher who promotes math literacy all while continuing her acting career. McKellar has been married twice and has a son from her first marriage.
3. Tia Carrere
Remember Wayne's World exotic beauty Tia Carrere? Any man alive passed out because of her. This very pretty actress was also a cast member of General Hospital, True Lies, and Jury Duty. She currently appears on the series Blue Bloods. Tia has also ventured into music and even earned two Grammy Awards.
4. Amy Jo Johnson
Amy Jo Johnson played the Pink Ranger on the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers in the 90s. After the show, she went on to land roles in The Division and Flashpoint. In 2001, she released an album, the first of three. Recently, She wrote and directed an independent comedy film called The Space Between.
5. Tiffani Thiessen
Here's Kelly Kapowski in Saved By the Bell after almost 20 years! Tiffani Thiessen went on to star in Beverly Hills, 90210 as Valerie. Besides, this famous 90s star also appeared in Cyborg Soldier, Hollywood Ending, and What About Brian. Most recently, she landed a role on White Collar. She's also a mother of two!
6. Sarah Michelle Gellar
Gellar stormed onto the small screen as Buffy the Vampire Slayer in the '90s. She continued to land more roles in films and TV shows like Cruel Intentions and I Know What You Did Last Summer. However, she currently focuses on her new venture, FoodStirs organic baking kits and raising her two children with husband Freddie Prinze, Jr.
7. Nancy Kerrigan
When Kerrigan was at the height of her figure skating career in 1994, she's violently attacked. Luckily, she managed to compete in the 1994 Olympics and won the silver medal. In 2017, Kerrigan stepped back into the spotlight as a contestant on Dancing With the Stars. She's also the executive producer of the sports documentary Why Don't You Lose 5 Pounds? which is about athletes struggling with eating disorders.
8. Bug Hall
Brandon 'Bug' Hall played Alfalfa in the 1994 kids' classic The Little Rascal, which was his big break. He since then has stayed active in the acting world, his credits including Honey We Shrunk Ourselves and Mortuary. Now 31, Bug is quite the hunk, rocking a muscular physique, floppy brown hair, and a leading man smile.
9. Anna Chlumsky
Anna Chlumsky landed her first major role in the 1991 film My Girl as Vada, and she reprised the role in My Girl 2 a few years later. From 1999 to 2005, she left acting and achieved a college degree. After spending some time working in publishing, she returned to acting and landed roles on Veep, Army Wives, and Hannibal.
10. Julia Stiles
Julia Stiles was in her prime when she played Sara in Save The Last Dance. Before the drama, Stiles had appeared in the teen drama 10 Things I Hate About You. Thereafter, she went on to star in films and TV series such as The Prince and Me, The Mindy Project, and The Great Gilly Hopkins.
11. Kim Basinger
Kim Basinger is known for a lot of movie roles such as on Wayne's World 2, Batman, and 8 Mile. She has been married and divorced twice but is now in a relationship with hairstylist Mitch Stone. She is now an animal activist and works closely with PETA. The former fashion model still looks dashing even though she is already in her 60s.
12. Jaleel White
Jaleel White will be forever remembered for his performance on the sitcom Family Matters as Steve Urkel, a nerd who was famous for saying "Did I do that?". He then continued to star in a handful of sitcoms and other shows over the years. Currently, he's the writer, producer, and star of a web series called Fake It Till You Make It.
13. Catherine Bell
Catherine Bell played the famous Mac, Lt Colonel Sarah MacKenzie on JAG for 8 years. Since then, her acting career definitely flourished. In 2008, she's cast as the leading role of Cassie Nightingale in The Good Witch, which subsequently turned into a franchise all with Catherine as the leading role.
14. Cote de Pablo
Cote De Pablo played Ziva David, a former Israeli soldier turned special agent, on NCIS. After dropping from NCIS, she continued to act in the TV miniseries The Dovekeepers and the movie The 33. Her most recent role was Laura Kale in the 2016 TV movie Prototype. Also, she does have high hopes for a singing career and is preparing to release an album.
15. Katie Holmes
Katie Holmes rose to stardom for her role as Joey Potter on the teen drama Dawson's Creek. She's most known as the ex-wife of A-lister Tom Cruise. In early 2018, the actress reportedly has a romantic relationship with actor Jamie Foxx. Whatever the two have going on, one thing is for sure - Holmes is doing great at being a single mom to Suri.
16. Jonathan Taylor Thomas
JTT was one of the biggest child stars all the time. He's best known for his role of Randy Taylor on Home Improvement. He also played Simba in The Lion King. However, when he reached adulthood, he left acting to pursue the college education. Afterward, he returned to the screen and had roles on 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter and Last Man Standing.
17. Tori Spelling
Tori Spelling, a famous heiress, got her first big gig on the hit TV show, Beverly Hills, 90210 as Donna Martin. She's married to Dean McDermott. Recently, the couple may be forced to file for bankruptcy due to poor money management.
18. Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been making audiences laugh since her first appearance on the classic sitcom, Seinfeld. Since then, she's made a name for herself in the show business and has accumulated a whopping $200 million. Most recently, Louis-Dreyfus was cast as the lead role on the hit TV show, Veep. She is also known for her political and charity activism.
19. Joey Lawrence
Joey Lawrence made a splash on Blossom and made his first solo album to the top three on Dancing with the Stars in 2006. In 2009, he starred alongside Melissa Joan Hart in My Fake Fiance, which inspired a sitcom, Melissa & Joey, starring both actors. Unfortunately, he filed for bankruptcy in 2017 and recently settled his case in court.
20. Marisa Tomei
Marisa Tomei was launched into the limelight by her role as Maggie Lauten on A Different World. She's also known for her role as Mona Lisa Vito in My Cousin Vinny. More recently, she appeared in The Big Short and Captain America: Civil War. Most recently, she played Aunt May again for the film Spiderman: Homecoming.