20 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Child Stars
For some stars, their rise of fame was the result of being discovered by Hollywood agents. Yet for others, becoming an actor required patience, determination, and a little extra time. For these actors, their careers started at an early age. We tend to forget that some actors have been in the entertainment industry for a long time. Here at Fame10, we were curious to know which celebrities started their careers as kids, and more than a few surprised us! Check out these 20 stars who you didn’t know were child actors.
20. Amanda Seyfried
Amanda Seyfried launched her career at the age of 15 with a role on As the World Turns. After that role she appeared on another soap, All My Children, before she landed her breakout role as the ditzy blonde Karen in Mean Girls. She’s now an in-demand actress. She’s had roles in the Oscar-nominated movie Les Misérables, the Seth MacFarlane comedies A Million Ways to Die in the West and Ted 2, and the American-Italian drama Fathers and Daughters.
19. Jessica Alba
Jessica Alba’s career as an actress began when she was just a teenager. Her first role was in the 1994 comedy Camp Nowhere and then the television series The Secret World of Alex Mack and Flipper. After, she graduated to even bigger roles in bigger shows and then movies. Now she’s less of an actress and more of a businesswoman. In 2012, she founded The Honest Company, which sells household products. The company is doing quite well – in 2014, it was valued at $1 billion!