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This list of the most popular teen stars from the '90s includes stars from hit shows like Party of Five, Boy Meets World, 7th Heaven, and many other nostalgic classics. This list isn't just a bunch of teen actors, though. We've included some of the biggest teen music stars from the '90s like Britney Spears and Brandy as well.

It's been a while since the '90s began and these popular teen stars have been busy during the past 25+ years. Find out what Neve Campbell, Tiffani Thiessen, Christina Applegate, Amy Jo Johnson and many of your other favorite '90s starts have been up to with this then and now look back at popular '90s teen stars.

What have the most popular '90s female stars been up to since their height of fame? Many have gone on to successful film and television careers in current entertainment as well, and many of them are now mothers.

Read on to find out what your favorite stars from the nineties are doing today, and enjoy these before and after photos of the most famous females of the 1990s.

Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Female Teen Stars of the '90s: Then and Now
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There's no question that Britney was one of the biggest '90s pop music performers in the world. The former Mouseketeer holds the distinction of being the best-selling teenage artist of all time. 
 
Her debut album ...Baby One More Time went double platinum selling more than 30 million copies and received a Grammy. She followed it up with another platinum album, Oops!... I Did It Again, while making headlines dating former fellow Mouseketeer Justin Timberlake.

Age: 35

Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, Television producer, + more

Children: Sean Federline, Jayden James Federline

Credits: Bridesmaids, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Spring Breakers, Knocked Up

Also Ranked

#28 on The Best Current Female Singers

#90 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

#68 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

#31 on Celebrities Who Just Seem Crazy to You

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Britney Spears (Now)


Britney Spears (Now) is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Female Teen Stars of the '90s: Then and Now
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The '90s may have ended, but Britney certainly didn't. She expanded her empire into movies like Crossroads, headlined the second highest grossing concert tour by a female artist (the Dream Within a Dream Tour grossed $43.7 million) and launched a best-selling perfume with Elizabeth Arden, called Curious.

Spears married back-up dancer Kevin Federline in 2004 after three months of dating and had two boys with him before their marriage ended after four years. She went through a rough patch in the late 2000s (who could forget the head-shaving incident) but she bounced back in 2012 as a judge on the second season of the US version of The X-Factor. With a $15 million paycheck, she became the highest paid judge on a singing competition show in television history.

Britney's empire continues to grow. In late-2014, Spears launched an online intimate apparel shopping website which now ships to more than 200 countries. She is also under contract with the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino performing her live show, Britney: Piece of Me in Las Vegas.

Brandy Norwood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Female Teen Stars of the '90s: Then and Now
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Brandy burst on to the scene with her self-titled debut album which included chart-topping hits like "I Wanna Be Down" and "Baby" and later went on to play the title role on the UPN sitcom Moesha for six seasons. She parlayed that stint into film roles with I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, Double Platinum ,and the TV movie Cinderella.

Despite the TV and film success, music was still her first love. She resumed her music career in 1998 thanks to another chart-topping duet with Monica on the song "The Boy Is Mine."

Age: 38

Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Television producer, Film Producer, Singer-songwriter, + more

Children: Sy'rai Iman Smith

Credits: Moesha, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, Cinderella, Osmosis Jones

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#62 on The Greatest R&B Artists and Bands of All Time

#84 on The Greatest Female Rappers of All Time

#67 on The Greatest '90s Teen Stars

#35 on The Best Singers Who Only Need to Go By One Name

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Brandy Norwood (Now)


Brandy Norwood (Now) is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Female Teen Stars of the '90s: Then and Now
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The 2000s were a rough decade for Brandy. Though she released her third and fourth albums to commercial and critical success and served as a judge on the first season of America's Got Talent, a lot of personal turmoil occurred behind the scenes.

In 2001, she became romantically involved with producer Robert "Big Bert" Smith and a year later, Norwood gave birth to their child. Three years later, Norwood revealed that she and Smith had never been married but just portrayed that impression to preserve her public image.

Perhaps the biggest turmoil came in 2006, when Brandy became involved in a widely-publicized fatal car accident as well as the numerous lawsuits that stemmed from it. She settled the various lawsuits out of court and moved on to continue releasing albums, a reality TV series with her young brother Ray J and was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars.

Having done TV, film and music, Norwood announced in March 2015 that she would make her Broadway debut in an eight-week revival of Chicago, playing the role of murderous housewife Roxie Hart. She'll also star in a BET romantic comedy series called Zoe Moon. The series will center on a newly-divorced single mom embarking on a new life and career as a fledgling cosmetics mogul.