Stars from the 90’s – Where Are They Now?TedCelebrity0 Comments 0 It’s hard to believe that the 1990’s was two decades ago. It feels like just yesterday we were watching romantic sitcoms and wearing chokers and jelly bracelets. There were some pretty big celebrities that popped up during that decade too. Do you ever wonder where they are now? Amy Jo Johnson Then Amy Jo Johnson is best known for her performance as Kimberly in the Might Morphin Power Rangers. Moving into the 2000’s, she starred in Flashpoint and The Division. Amy Jo Johnson Now Amy switched from acting to music in 2001. She released her three albums and even directed a film called The Space Between. Denise Richards Then You know Denise Richards from her roles in Seinfeld, Melrose Place, and Saved by the Bell. She moved away from television to star on the big screen in 1997 with her role in Starship Troopers. Denise Richards Now Most recently, Denise Richards published her memoir, The Real Girl Next Door, in 2011. Calista Flockhart Then For five years, Calista Flockhart played the loveable lawyer Ally McBeal. Calista Flockhart Now Calista went on to star in Supergirl, Brothers & Sisters, and Full Circle after her role as Ally McBeal. She later married Harrison Ford in 2010. Gwen Stefani Then Lead singer of No Doubt, Gwen Stefani was a staple in the 1990s and 2000s. The group created 6 albums before Gwen decided to take her career solo in 2004. Gwen Stefani Now Gwen Stefani released the pop hit “Hollaback Girl” in the early 2000s and made her mark with her solo career. She is now a judge on the The Voice and will coach singing contestants on the show. She also has her own perfume and clothing line. Bug Hall Then Bug Hall made his first television appearance in 1994 with his portrayal of Alfalfa in The Little Rascals. He was one of the most popular child actors of the 1990s. Bug Hall Now Bug Hall still acts now, but will always be remembered for his role as Alfalfa. He starred in The Shadow People and The Long Run in 2017. Brandy Norwood Then In 1994, Brandy Norwood released a self-titled album that went platinum. After her musical success, she starred in the television series Moesha. Brandy Norwood Now Brandy Norwood continued with her acting career when she was asked to play Karla Wilson in I Still Know What You Did Last Summer. She also starred as Chardonnay in The Game for three years until 2015. Elizabeth Hurly Then Elizabeth Hurley was mostly known as Hugh Grant’s girlfriend in the 1990’s even though she started her modeling career just a few years earlier. Elizabeth Hurley Now Hurley went on to appear in the Austin Powers movie series in the 2000s. Most recently, she appeared in Gossip Girl and The Royals. Kel Mitchell Then You know Kel Mitchell from the comedy television series, Kenan and Kel and All That. These roles sealed his mark as a teen comedian for many kids growing up in the 90s. You can also see him acting alongside Ben Stiller in Mystery Men. Kel Mitchell Now In the 2000s Kel moved away from live acting to voicing various characters in cartoon shows and movies. You can hear him voice characters in Clifford the Big Red Dog, Wild Grinders, and Motorcity. He has also performed on Nickelodeon’s Game Shakers since 2015. Winona Ryder Then When you think of the 90s you probably think of Winona Ryder. She appeared in many blockbuster films such as Edward Scissorhands, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Mermaids, and Beetlejuice. Winona Ryder Now Winona Ryder is back in the spotlight with her role as a grieving and determined mother in Netflix’s hit show Stranger Things. Erika Eleniak Then Erika Eleniak starred alongside Pamela Anderson in the famous beach show Baywatch. She went on to star on the big screen with her role in ET. Erika Eleniak Now Erika’s acting career slowed down after the 1990’s. She appeared in some episodes of Desperate Housewives ad Fantasy Island but hasn’t held a major role in quite a few years. Minnie Driver Then Minnie Driver will always be remembered for her role in Circle of Friends. She also appeared in films like Good Will Hunting, Grosse Point Black, and GoldenEye. Minnie Driver Now Minnie Driver has starred in a quite a few projects since the 1990s. In 2015 she appeared in About a By and holds a role in Speechless as Maya DiMeo. Andrew Keegan Then Teen heartthrob Andrew Keegan appeared in multiple projects during the 1990s including Camp Nowhere, Independence Day, Full House, 7th Heaven, and Party of Five. Andrew Keegan Now You won’t see Andrew Keegan on the small or big screen these days. Instead, he joined a religion known as Full Circle a few years ago and spends his time as a spiritual leader. Courtney Love Then Courtney Love is known best for being the wife of Nirvana lead singer, Kurt Cobain. Their marriage only lasted a few years, though, before his suicide in 1994. You may also know her from her band Hole. Courtney Love Now Courtney Love has moved to acting and has appeared in shows such as Sons of Anarchy and Empire recently. Sarah Michelle Gellar Then Sarah Michelle Gellar’s role in Buffy the Vampire Slayer put her on the map for being one of the most popular stars in the 1990’s. Before her big break, she appeared on All My Children. Sarah Michelle Gellar Now Sarah moved away from acting and turned to starting her own business. She created Foodstirs, which is a company that creates cooking kits for children. She also wrote a cookbook, Stirring Up Fun with Food. Gaby Hoffman Then Gaby Hoffman is most famous for her character Samantha in Now & Then. You can also see her in Volcano, 200 Cigarettes, and Everyone Says I Love You. Gaby Hoffman Now Gaby is still acting and has had roles in Transparent, Girls, and High Maintenance. Luke Perry Then Luke Perry’s most famous roles from the 1990’s are in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Beverly Hills, 90210, and American Strays. Luke Perry Now Once Luke Perry grew out of his teen heartthrob stage, he continued with his acting career. Recently, he appeared in Riverdale. Linda Fiorentino Then Linda Fiorentino’s breakthrough role was as Bridget Gregory in The Last Seduction. This performance led to her appearances in Men in Black, Dogma, and Larger Than Life. Linda Fiorentino Now Linda’s last acting role was in 2009. This may be due to director Kevin Smith claiming that the actress was one of the hardest to work with. Jenna Jameson Then With a start in the adult film industry, Jenna Jameson decided to quit while she was ahead. Jenna Jameson Now Eventually, Jenna returned to the adult film industry and started her own porn website called ClubJenna in the 2000s. Jaleel White Then Jaleel White earned his fame in Hollywood when he turned a one-time character, Steve Urkel, appearance into a main character on Family Matters. Jaleel White Now Recently, Jaleel competed on Dancing with the Stars and has appeared on Atlanta. Yasmine Bleeth Yasmine Bleeth’s most famous role was in Baywatch. Her performance as a lustful lifeguard led to roles in Titans, Nash Bridges, Talk to Me, Crowned and Dangerous, and A Face to Die For. Yasmine Bleeth Now As Yasmine rose to fame, she struggled with cocaine addiction. While she has recovered from her addiction, she has not returned to acting. Melanie Brown Then Melanie Brown, also known as Mel B and Scary Spice, was one of the Spice Girls. The group released three platinum albums in the 1990s and even filmed a movie together. Melanie Brown Now Mel B is now a judge on America’s Got Talent for the last few years. She also confirmed that there will be a Spice Girls reunion to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their first album together. Jonathan Taylor Thomas Then Child actor John Taylor Thomas is most famous for his role as Randy Taylor in Home Improvement. You also know him as the voice of young Simba in The Lion King. Jonathan Taylor Thomas Now While having small roles on 8 Simple Rules for Dating my Daughter and Last Man Standing, Jonathan attended Harvard University and received his masters at Columbia University. Debbe Dunning Then Debbe Dunning’s most memorable role from the 90s is Heidi Keppert in Home Improvement. She played the role for seven years! She also appeared in Married with Children, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, and Wicked, Wicked Games. Debbe Dunning Now Debbe has fallen away from her acting career when she married Steve Timmons, a professional volleyball athlete. They are happy raising three children together. Christina Applegate Then You know Christina Applegate best for her role as Kelly Bundy in Married with Children. She also appeared in the movies Mars Attacks! and Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead. Christina Applegate Now Christina Applegate’s career really kicked off after the 1990s. She starred in films such as Anchorman, Hall Pass, Crash Pad, and Vacation. Jennifer Love Hewitt Jennifer Love Hewitt’s career started when she was very young. She appeared in commercials as a child. It was when she was a teenager that she really rose to fame with her role as Sarah Reeves in Party of Five. Jennifer Love Hewitt Now Jennifer’s career soared in the 2000s with her roles in I Know What You Did Last Summer, Ghost Whisperer, Criminal Minds, recently 911. She also has two children that she is raising. Eliza Dushku Eliza Dushku is known for her role in Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Buffy’s sworn enemy, but she made her mark with her role in Bring it On. She went on to star in Tru Calling and Dollhouse a couple of years later. Eliza Dushku Now Eliza has moved away from acting and is an activist for survivors of war in Africa. She does occasional voice-acting. Melissa Joan Hart Then Best known for her role as Sabrina in Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Melissa Joan Hart got her start on Clarissa Explains It All. She also starred in You Wish, Boy Meets World, Clueless, Robot Chicken, and Teen Angel. Melissa Joan Hart Now She still keeps her acting career going. She starred alongside Joey Lawrence in Melissa & Joey, which lasted for five seasons. She also appeared in Broadcasting Christmas and God’s Not Dead 2. Tyra Banks Then Before appearing in Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Tyra Banks was a supermodel. She was even the first African American woman to be on the cover of GQ and the swimsuit edition of Sports Illustrated. Tyra Banks Now Tyra continued her career well into the 2000s with her reality competition show America’s Next Top Model. She also hosted America’s Got Talent. Anna Chlumsky Then Anna Chlumsky’s most famous role was Vada Sultenfuss in My Girl and its sequel. She also appeared in Trading Mom and Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain. Anna Chlumsky Now Anna took a brief hiatus from acting so she could go to school at the University of Chicago. She later reappeared in Hollywood as Amy Brookheimer in Veep. Christina Ricci Then As a teen, Christina Ricci starred in The Addams Family, Casper, and Now & Then. People knew she was a serious actor from her role alongside Charlize Theron in Monster. Christina Ricci Now Currently, Christina Ricci is taking on the role of Zelda Fitzgerald in Z: The Beginning of Everything. Heather Donahue Then Heather Donahue made her debut in the The Blair Witch Project. Believed to be a real incident, Heather’s IMDb profile stated she had gone missing and likely dead. Heather Donahue Now Luckily The Blair Witch Project was a Hollywood film and Heather is alive and well. She moved away from acting and released a book, Growgirl: How My Life After the Blair Witch Project Went to Pot. She now lives in a community that grows medical marijuana. Alicia Silverstone Then Alicia is best known for her role in Clueless, but she has appeared in other works such as Batman & Robin, Blast From the Past, and a Aerosmith music video. Alicia Silverstone Now She starred in two movies Who Gets the Dog? and King Cobra in 2016. She appears on both screens and Broadway. Clare Danes Then Clare Danes is best known for her portrayal in the modern Romeo and Juliet alongside Leonardo DiCaprio. Clare Danes Now Clare Danes has been on fire in the late 2000s. She won an Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award for her role in Temple Grandin in 2010. She also stars in Homeland as Carrie Mathison. Mandy Moore Then Many Moore was a successful actress, singer, and songwriter in the 1990s, especially with her single “Candy” in 1999. Mandy Moore Now Her career really kicked off in the 2000s with her roles in A Walk to Remember, License to Wed, and voicing Rapunzel in Tangled. Currently, she stars in the heart-wrenching series, This Is Us. Tia Carrere Then You know Tia Carrere best from her role in Wayne’s World, but she also appeared in A-Team, MacGyer, and General Hospital. She was also named as one of the most beautiful people in the world by People magazine in 1992. Tia Carrere Tia has continued with her acting and singing career consistently. She even won a Grammy in 2011 for the Best Hawaiian Music Album. Lucy Lawless Then People know Lucy Lawless best as Xena from Xena Warrior Princess. When she wrapped up her Xena character, she appeared in Spartacus, Agents of Shield, and Parks and Recreation. Lucy Lawless Now Lucy holds a role in Salem as Countess Marburg since 2014 and spent a year playing Ruby Knowby in Ash vs Evil Dead. Tiffani Thiessen Then Every 90s kid and teen knows Tiffani from Saved by the Bell. She also starred in Beverly Hills, 90210. Tiffani Thiessen Now Tiffani continues her acting career with her role in White Collar as Elizabeth Burke. She also created her own cooking show, Diner at Tiffani’s. Elisabeth Shue You know her best from her role in The Karate Kid. She started her career in the 1980s and had her first break in Adventures of Babysitting in 1987. Elisabeth Shue Now We don’t see much of her now, but in the 1990s she really made a name for herself. She is known best for her role in Back to the Future and for her Oscar nomination for her role in Leaving Las Vegas. Kerri Russell Then Keri Russell first started her career as a member of the Mickey Mouse Club until 1993. However, it was her role in Honey I Shrunk the Kids that made her famous in 1992. Keri Russell Now Now, you can catch her in shows like The Americans and Felicity on television. Tina Majorino Then Tina Majorino’s two most famous roles from the 1990s was as Alice in Alice in Wonderland and in Andre. Tina Majorino Now From 1999 to 2004, Tina took a break from acting. When she returned she went on to appear in Napoleon Dynamite, Veronica Mars, The Deep End, Big Love, True Blood, and Grey’s Anatomy. Michelle Williams Then Michelle Williams played multiple famous roles during the 1990s. Her most famous role was in Dawson’s Creek, though. She also appeared in But I’m a Cheerleader, Lassie, A Thousand Acres, and Halloween H20: 20 Years Later. Michelle Williams Now In the 2000s, Michelle won a Golden Globe for her performance in Manchester by the Sea. She also starred in Blue Valentine and My Week with Marilyn, where she portrayed Marilyn Monroe. Jessie James Before Jessie James became a worldwide popstar, she moved around a lot due to her father being in the U.S. Air Force. She was always talented though. She even won a talent contest at the age of 9! Jessie James Now In 2009, she released her first self-titled album and reached number 23 on the charts. At first, she sang country but switched over to pop music. She then married NFL player, Eric Decker, in 2013. Monica Lewinski Then The infamous scandal between Monica Lewinski and President Bill Clinton sparked headlines during the 1990s. She was forced into the spotlight and has never been able to leave it. Monica Lewinski Now Monica wrote a moving article in 2014 for Vanity Fair that talks about the White House scandal and how she has come to cope with what happened. She is now an advocate for anti-cyberbullying from the incident. Jamie Lynn Spears Most people only knew Jamie Lynn as Britney Spears’ sister. However, she managed to make a name for herself with her role in All That and Zoey 101. Jamie Lynn Spears Now Jamie Lynn had to stop filming Zoey 101 when she announced that she was pregnant. She hasn’t acted since except for a small role in Scream: The TV Series. Beyonce Knowles-Carter Then Queen Bey got her start in the girl group Destiny’s Child alongside Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams. At first, the group was just Kelly and Beyonce and they called it Girl’s Time. Beyonce Knowles-Carter Now Beyonce is living her best life after the group split up and she decided to have a solo career. She has created a huge fan base and has gone on tour with her husband, Jay-Z, twice now. She has three children with him. Gisele Bündchen Then Gisele came into the public’s eye when she walked in an Alexander McQueen show in 1997. She went on to become one of the most famous supermodels the world has seen. Gisele Bündchen Now Gisele became an Angel with Victoria’s Secret in 2000 and stayed there for seven years. She has also been the face of Chanel, Givenchy, and Versace. She is married to NFL superstar Tom Brady. Naomie Harris Then Naomie Harris’ first role was in Simon and the Witch, which aired in 1987. She went on to appear in The Tomorrow People and Runaway Bay. Naomie Harris Now In the new millennium, Naomie turned to movies. She appeared in Pirates of the Caribbean, 28 Days Later, Skyfall, and most recently, Moonlight. Mariah Carey Then Diva Mariah Carey was the voice of the 1990s. In fact, she was the top best-selling artist of the 1990s. Mariah Carey Mariah Carey continues to sing and even appeared in some films like The Butler, Glitter, and Precious. Will Smith Then Will Smith earned a name for himself with his role in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Along with acting, he was also a singer/rapper and came out with songs like “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It” and “Switch.” Will Smith Now Will Smith has been in a number of successful movies including Men in Black, Suicide Squad, The Pursuit of Happyness, and Bad Boys. He shows no signs of stopping! Tonya Harding Then Olympic skater Tonya Harding is known for her scandal, The Watch Heard Around the World when her opponent Nancy Kerrigan, was hit in the knees with a baton so she couldn’t perform. Tonya Harding Now Tonya pleaded guilty to the charges that she had hit Nancy Kerrigan and injured her. After the incident she tried out boxing and even sold her own sex tape. In 2017 a movie about the incident starring Margot Robbie was released. Julia Stiles Then Julia Stiles first appeared on television in Ghostwriter and went on to appear in The Devil’s Own, Wicked, and 10 Things I Hate About You. Julia Stiles Now Julia Stiles still acts and has appeared in shows like Blue and Riviera. She also appeared in Silver Linings Playbook alongside Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. Marisa Tomei Marisa Tomei is best known for her role in My Cousin Vinny alongside Joe Pesci. This performance won her an Oscar. Marisa Tomei Now Marisa Tomei still acts and has recently appeared in The Big Short and Spiderman: Homecoming. Sarah Jessica Parker Then The 1990s was a successful decade for SJP. She had the lead role in Sex and the City and played one of the hilarious witches in Hocus Pocus. Sarah Jessica Parker Now SJP followed up her successful series Sex and the City with two movies with the original cast. She now stars in Divorce on HBO. Alyssa Milano Then Alyssa Milano started out as a child actress as Samantha Micelli in the show Who’s the Boss? She went on to star in Melrose Place, Hall Pass, and most famously, Charmed. Alyssa Milano Now Milano hasn’t had any major roles in the last few years, but has appeared on Romantically Challenged and Mistresses. Daniel Stern Then Daniel Stern began his acting career on Broadway and then transitioned to movies. His most famous role is Marv in the Home Alone series alongside Joe Pesci and Macaulay Culkin. Daniel Stern Now You won’t see Daniel Stern acting in too many projects as he is now doing community service projects and lives on a cattle ranch. In fact, President Obama awarded him a Call to Service Award in 2009.