The 1990s were full of child actors that helped shape the popular culture of the decade with mushroom cuts, neon colors, and hair spray. While some child stars continued acting and are even more popular today, others fell off the radar and opted for a different path following their rise to fame at a young age. If you’re wondering where some of your favorite childhood icons ended up, this list takes a nostalgic walk down memory lane to revisit our favorite ‘90s kids and what they’ve been up to all these years.
12. Mara Wilson
Mara Wilson was a ’90s icon and starred in quite a few memorable films including 1996’s Matilda, the classic Christmas film Miracle on 34th Street and alongside Robin Williams in 1993’s Mrs. Doubtfire. Following her career as a child actress, Mara shifted gears and stepped away from the Hollywood scene. She is now in her mid-30s and works as a writer for various publications and shows. If you’re curious for more information about Wilson’s whereabouts, she published a memoir in 2016 entitled ‘Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame. The memoir opens up about her experience as a child actor in the industry.