Child Stars Who Didn't Go Bad
Former child stars who never ended up on drugs or had overdoses.
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1Jackie EvanchoJacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and five albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts.
'Didn't go bad' is an understatement. Jackie serves as a model for how a child star can mature successfully. - BobG
One of the most gracious and sincerely humble personalities to ever walk the stage
Jackie Evancho is a great example of having a career based on actual talent and not scandal, along with showing you can be successful in show business without leaving a trail of rubble in your wake.
She's still a kid... - RalphBob
She didn't do drugs and behaved like Miley Cyrus. I like AJ. - DynastiNoble
3Hilary DuffHilary Erhard Duff is an American actress and singer. Duff began her acting career at a young age, and quickly became labeled a teen idol as the starring titular character in the television series Lizzie McGuire.V1 Comment
Aged 6 when acting
Aged 5 when acting
11Jodie FosterAlicia Christian "Jodie" Foster is an American actress, director and producer who has worked in films and on television.
12Chloe Grace MoretzChloë Grace Moretz is an American actress and model. She began her acting career in 2004 at the age of seven, and her first award nomination came the following year for The Amityville Horror.
14Ariana GrandeAriana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress. She began her career through Nickelodeon teen sitcom, Victorious. She later become a singer with hit singles like Problem, Break Free and Love Me Harder. She has received two Grammy nominations.
15Reese WitherspoonLaura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon, known professionally as Reese Witherspoon, is an American actress and producer.
18Jennifer LawrenceJennifer Shrader Lawrence is an American actress. Lawrence began her career in television, playing her first major role as a main cast member on the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show.
19Shailene WoodleyShailene Diann Woodley is an American actress. She came to mainstream attention for her role as Amy Juergens in the ABC Family television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
20Emma WatsonEmma Charlotte Duerre Watson is a British actress, model, and activist. Born in Paris and brought up in Oxfordshire, Watson attended the Dragon School as a child and trained as an actress at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts.