We’re all used to the stories of childhood celebs who grow up to have addiction, mental health, or legal trouble issues. While these scandalous stories have unfortunately become the norm for those that grew up in the spotlight, it doesn’t happen to everyone! Plenty of celebrities spent their childhoods wrapped in stardom only to become even more successful as adults. The media often likes to focus on those heart-tugging stories about former child stars like Lindsay Lohan or Amanda Bynes who have lost their way, but we’re here to bring some positivity back into the conversation! Check out this list of child celebrities who not only maintained their fame but skyrocketed into even more successful adults.
Who doesn’t recognize this sweet face and the nostalgia that comes along with him? Lipnicki is well known for his childhood roles in Jerry Maguire, Stewart Little, Doctor Dolittle, and The Little Vampire. Lipnicki had a wildly successful childhood acting career, and that fame gave him the unique opportunity to choose how he wants to continue in the world of showbiz. After taking a brief break to have a normal high school experience, Lipnicki returned to the entertainment world as an adult with roles in movies Beware the Lake, Limelight, and Broil. He also wrote and produced short and feature-length films!