Teen Stars of the 90s Become the Celebrity Parents of Today (Photos)

teen stars of the 90s
Teen Stars of the 90s Become Celebrity Parents

The teen stars of the 1990s are emerging as the celebrity parents of today.   Many of the teen stars we grew up with in the 90s are quickly joining us in the trenches of parenthood.

Everyone from Alyssa Milano, who is currently expecting her first baby, to Candace Cameron Bure, who already has three kids to her name, are stepping into their most important role to date — that of mom or dad.   Some keep their parenting on the down low, some put it front and center tweeting every detail of their day.  Whatever their approach to celebrity parenting, these teen stars are all grown up!

We’ve dug up the details on many of our favorite teen stars from the 90s and what they are up to today….

  • Melissa Joan Hart: Then 1 of 15
    Melissa Joan Hart: Then
    Melissa Joan Hart was magic in the 90s! The teen star had not one, but two hit shows during the decade. First off she was sassy Clarissa in the hit Nickelodeon series "Clarissa Explains It All". Then she found her home on "Sabrina The Teenage Witch" that first aired on ABC and later on The WB.
  • Melissa Joan Hart: Now 2 of 15
    Melissa Joan Hart: Now
    After her successful run on teen tv, Melissa Joan Hart found her new role in motherhood to two sons, Mason, 5, and Brady, 3. These days Melissa has landed herself back on television in the hit ABC Family show "Melissa and Joey".
  • Soleil Moon Frye: Then 3 of 15
    Soleil Moon Frye: Then
    Soleil Moon Frye will always be Punky Brewster. The show which ran in the late 80s captured the adorable Soleil as the sassy kid wise beyond her years. After a few years on the down low, Soleil returned to television to co-star on "Sabrina, The Teenage Witch" with her friend Melissa Joan Hart.
  • Soleil Moon Frye: Now 4 of 15
    Soleil Moon Frye: Now
    These days Soleil is building an online empire while managing the daily needs of her two daughters -- Poet, 6, and Jagger, 3. You can find her online on her very own social networking site, Moon Frye, or her webstore, Little Seed.
  • Alyssa Milano: Then 5 of 15
    Alyssa Milano: Then
    Back in the 80s and 90s, Alyssa Milano was many guys very first tv crush. First her spunky role on "Who's The Boss" let the world watch her grow up before our eys. Then her later role on "Charmed" brought her sex icon status.
  • Alyssa Milano: Now 6 of 15
    Alyssa Milano: Now
    Alyssa Milano is relishing in her latest role these days -- the one of expectant mom. The actress is expecting her first child later this year.
  • Mayim Bialik: Then 7 of 15
    Mayim Bialik: Then
    Mayim Bialik won our hearts playing a young Bette Midler in "Beaches". She later became the poster girl of the 90s hippy chic on the hit show "Blossom".
  • Mayim Bialik: Now 8 of 15
    Mayim Bialik: Now
    Just call her Dr. Mayim Bialik. This former teen star took a break after "Blossom" to head to college to study Neuroscience. She ulimatedly achieved her PhD. All that schooling must come in handy for her role as the uber smart Amy Farrah Fowler on CBS' "The Big Bang Theory". When she's not acting, Mayim is busy with her off-screen role as mom to two sons -- Miles, 5, and Frederick, 2 1/2.
  • Joey Lawrence: Then and Now 9 of 15
    Joey Lawrence: Then and Now
    Joey Lawrence may not have been the star of "Blossom", but he was a major sex symbol of the 90s with his role of Joey Russo. Off-screen Joey showed his musical side with the major hit "Nothing My Love Can't Fix". These days you can find Joey costarring with Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence on the hit ABC Family show "Melissa and Joey" and playing daddy to his daughters - Charlie, 5, and Liberty, 1.
  • Saved by the Bell: Then 10 of 15
    Saved by the Bell: Then
    "Saved by the Bell" was the teen star powerhouse of the 90s. With Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tiffani Thiessen, and Mario Lopez teens flocked to their tv sets every Saturday morning. As the teens grew up, the series dwindled before making its exit in 1993.
  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar: Now 11 of 15
    Mark-Paul Gosselaar: Now
    Once upon a time he was the hot Zach Morris on "Saved by the Bell", these days Mark-Paul Gosselaar has found a home on police and legal dramas. After proving he was all grown up on NYPD Blue, Gosselaar has been testing his legal skills first on TNT's "Raising the Bar" and now on TNT's "Franklin and Bash". He has two children with his former wife Lisa Ann Russell - son Michael, 7, and daughter Ava, 5.
  • Tiffani Thiessen: Now 12 of 15
    Tiffani Thiessen: Now
    Tiffani Thiessen embodied the girl next door cuteness of Kelly Kapowski on "Saved by the Bell". These days she's still using that innocent exterior to play the buttoned down wife of an FBI agent on USA Network's "White Collar". Tiffani welcomed her first child - daughter Harper - in 2010.
  • Mario Lopez: Now 13 of 15
    Mario Lopez: Now
    Mario Lopez doesn't seem to age at all! From his days on "Saved by the Bell" to his current hosting gig on Extra! Mario looks as youthful as ever. Mario welcomed his first child, Gia, with girlfriend Courtney Mazza in 2010.
  • Candace Cameron Bure: Then and Now 14 of 15
    Candace Cameron Bure: Then and Now
    Candace Cameron Bure literally grew up before our eyes playing the iconic role of DJ Tanner on ABC's Full House. These days she's got her hands full raising three children and playing the role of Summer on ABC Family's "Make It Or Break It".
  • Tori Spelling: Then and Now 15 of 15
    Tori Spelling: Then and Now
    Donna Martin graduates is a moment that many kids from the 90's will never forget! These days Tori Spelling has made a business out of having babies. Tori famously chronicled her first two preganancies on her hit Oxygen reality show, "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood". These days she's working on baby #3 who is set to arrive later this year.

Photos: Pacific Coast News, PR Photos, and Wikipedia

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