20 Nerdy Child Stars Who Have Turned Out Hot & Sexy

Child actors first enter the entertainment industry as adorable children, whom you have the opportunity to see grow up right in front of your eyes. However, once they are adults, they become less cute and start to look buff, handsome, sophisticated and sexy. On the small screen you’ve had the opportunity to watch them in television shows and movies such as Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Josh & Drake and Stuart Little. Though at times, some of them start off on the wrong path, quite a few of them grow up to continue on with their acting careers. Take a look at the list to see how your favorite child celebrity looks now.

Alex D. Linz

Alex D. Linz got his start in the movie Max Keeble’s Big Move. However, he has been out of the limelight since 2007.

Alexa Vega

Alexa Vega first graced the movie series as Carmen Cortez, in Spy Kids. Since then she as appeared in several television shows, including Big Time Rush.

Alyson Stoner

Alyson Stoner first made her debut starring in a variety of Missy Eliott videos. Since then she has been in the Step Up movie franchise series.

Alyssa Milano

Alyssa Milano was known for starring in every kid’s favorite television series Who’s The Boss. Milano continues to grace our television screen starring is shows such as Charmed and Mistresses.

Candace Cameron Bure

Candace Cameron Bure starred in Full House as a young actress. Currently, she can be seen sitting in as a guest host on The View.

Danica McKeller

Danica McKellar was known for starring on The Wonder Years. As an adult she starred in The Secret Life of an American Teenager and How I Met Your Mother.

Daniel Curtis Lee

Daniel Curtis Less starred on the Nickelodeon series Ned’s Declassified. Now you would hardly recognize him.

Danielle Fishel

Danielle Fishel was famous for her role on Boy Meets World. She recently returned to our television screen in the revised version of her old show, now titled, Girl Meets World.

Hayden Panettiere

Hayden Panettiere started out in the movie Remember the Titans. She eventually went on to star in the NBC hit television series Heroes.

Jerry O’Connell

Jerry O’Connell got his start in the film Stand By Me. However, he went on to have a very successful career, starring in movies such as Ugly Betty and Scary Movie 5.

Josh Peck

Josh Peck was known as the fat brother on the Josh & Drake show. Since then he has appeared in shows like The Big Bang Theory.

Justin Berfield

Justin Berfield was known for his antics on the television show Malcom in the Middle. However, since then he hasn’t appeared in many movies, but was on the show called Sons of Tucson.

Lacey Chabert

Lacey Chabert starred in the television series Party of Five. Since then she has appeared in several movies, including Mean Girls.

Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan has been seen both in movies as a young actress such as The Parent Trap, Get A Clue and Life-Size. Lately, though, you can find out more about Lindsay Lohan from celebrity news publications like TMZ.

Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Mark-Paul Gosselaar was the popular kid in the television comedy series Saved By The Bell. Recently he starred as Peter Bash in the TV series Franklin & Bash.

Michelle Trachtenberg

Michelle Trachtenberg starred as Harriet in the movie Harriet the Spy. Since then she has starred in a variety of films, including 17 Again.

Nicholas Hoult

Nicholas Hoult was the cute kid in the movie About A Boy. Now you can watch him in movies such as X-Men: Days of Future Past and Young Ones.

Robert Ri’chard

Robert Ri’chard first starred in the television show Cousin Skeeter. Now you can catch him starring as a male exotic dancer in the new BET movie Chocolate City.

Tia & Tamera Mowry

These ladies were once inseparable starring as twins in their television comedy Sister, Sister. Now you can watch Tamera on her new talk show The Real and catch up with Tia on her Nickolodeon show Instant Mom or her cooking show Tia Mowry at Home.

Zac Efron

Zac Efron first starred as Troy in the Disney movie High School Musical. He has since appeared in the movies 17 Again, Hairspray, Charlie St. Cloud, The Lucky One and That Awkward Moment.