Talent recognized at an early age can be a great thing for the teenager in question. When it comes to acting talent, we’ve seen a couple over the past few years and it’s great to see that directors and movie producers give them a chance to showcase their talents on the big screen. A number of teen stars have featured in numerous foreign movies but can we still recognize them if we saw them now. Today I bring readers a list of teen actors who have been in the spotlight at very tender age but they are all grown up now.
1. Keke Palmer
I’m positive that when any of us hear the name Keke Palmer, what comes to mind is the young and beautiful Akeelah from the blockbuster teen movie, Akeelah and the Bee. She played the role of Akeelah, a young girl from a poor background who competes and win the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition.
2. Jaden Smith
Jaden Smith is a young rapper and actor who featured in a lead role in the 2010 successful movie, Karate Kids. He has also stared in movies featuring him and his dad, Will Smith, another successful actor in his own right. The Karate Kid success propelled Jaden Smith to the world as it gave in international recognition and he hasn’t looked back ever since.
3. Jonathan Lipnicki
American actor Jonathan William Lipnicki kicked off his acting career at a very tender age of 6, I was still pushing tires round the streets of Lagos during these times. He has featured in a number of movies like The little vampire, Stuart Little and Jerry Maguire.
4. Miko Hughes
Miko John Hughes is another teenage star whose acting skills was way above his age limit. His face has been used as a meme on social media for years now and most memes have been scenes from his teenage acting days.
He starred in movies like Apollo 13, Spawn, Mercury Rising, and kindergarten Cop. After so many years in the limelight, little have Been heard about miko’s current position.
5. Cole Sprouse
Cole Mitchell Sprouse kicked off his acting career at a very tender age alongside his twin brother. I bet you also never knew he was a twin, don’t worry you are not alone.
They began their acting career at the age of eight after they were given their breakthrough chance by Jonine Booth, their grandmother. They haven’t looked back ever since then.
What’s your thought about these teenage stars turned adults?
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