From Keke Palmer to Ariana Grande, see which former child stars are celebrating the big 3-0 this year
Time sure does fly! For these former child stars, 2023 marks a milestone birthday, as they will all be celebrating the big 3-0. Though these birthdays might make some fans feel old, as Taylor Momsen put it (yes, Cindy Lou Who is 30!), for some, this year was "the best birthday ever!"
Victoria Justice rung in the new year with a milestone birthday as the former Nickelodeon darling — who starred in shows like Zoey 101 and the aptly named Victorious — turned 30 on February 19.
Sofia Carson, who starred in Disney's Descendants franchise, turned 30 on April 10.
Naomi Scott, who got her start on the British Disney Channel series Life Bites before landing Lemonade Mouth on American Disney Channel, turned 30 on May 6.
The former Disney star, who more recently starred in Netflix's Insatiable, turned 30 on May 13.
Miranda Cosgrove officially entered her thirties on May 14 and marked the occasion with a sweet post on Instagram which also gave a shoutout to her "insane, hilarious, amazing Mom," as the milestone birthday also fell on Mother's Day.
Ariana Grande turned 30 on June 26 amid filming the highly anticipated movie adaptation of Wicked, in which the Grammy winner steps into the role of Glinda.
Elizabeth Gillies, who performed alongside longtime pal Ariana Grande on Broadway when the two were teens, turned 30 on July 26.
Alyson Stoner, who has been vocal about the negative impact of child stardom after their career "initially spiked at 11 years old," turned 30 on August 11.
The Australia native turned 30 on August 18 — an occasion she commemorated with a series of selfies shared on Instagram along with the caption "I turned 30 a couple of days ago. It feels awesome!"
AnnaSophia Robb, who kicked off her career with roles in films like Because of Winn-Dixie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Bridge to Terabithia, will turn 30 on December 8.
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