Then and Now – What the ‘Lizzie McGuire’ Cast Looks Like 20 Years Later

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Can you believe it’s been 20 years since Hilary Duff brought us the iconic character, Lizzie, on Disney Channel’s Lizzie McGuire? If this doesn’t make you feel old, I guarantee you seeing the cast back when the show was airing compared to how they look now will!

In case you aren’t familiar, Lizzie McGuire was a series that aired on Disney Channel from 2001 – 2004 and starred Hilary Duff as Lizzie, Hallie Todd as Lizzie’s Mom, Robert Carradine as Lizzie’s Dad, Jake Thomas as Lizzie’s brother, Adam Lamberg as Gordo, Lizzie’ best friend, Lalaine Vergara-Paras as Miranda, Lizzie’s other best friend, among other characters.

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The official description on Disney+ reads:

Get inside her head and find out what Lizzie’s really thinking courtesy of her funny animated alter ego. Watch Lizzie and her best friends Gordo and Miranda trying to survive junior high school without losing their dignity, while at home, Lizzie’s younger brother Matt continues to torment her.

Let’s dive in and take a look at each cast member from Lizzie McGuire and how they looked in 2001 compared to now in 2021.

Hilary Duff (Lizzie McGuire)

A photo of Hilary Duff as Lizzie when the Disney Channel show was airing:

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A photo from Duff’s Instagram showing her 20 years later:

Hallie Todd (Jo McGuire/Lizzie’s Mom

A photo of Hallie Todd as Lizzie’s Mom when the Disney Channel show was airing:

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And here is a photo from Todd’s Instagram showing her 20 years later:

Robert Carradine (Sam McGuire/Lizzie’s Dad)

Here, we see a photo of Robert Carradine as Lizzie’s Dad when the Disney Channel show was airing:

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And here is a photo from Carradine’s Instagram showing him 20 years later:

Jake Thomas (Matt McGuire/Lizzie’s brother)

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A photo of Jake Thomas as Lizzie’s brother when the Disney Channel show was airing:

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And a photo from Thomas’s Instagram showing him 20 years later (when he was gearing up for the now-canceled Lizzie McGuire reboot):

Adam Lamberg (David “Gordo” Gordon)

Here is a photo of Adam Lamberg as Gordo alongside Duff (Lizzie) when the Disney Channel show was airing:

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A photo of Adam Lamberg once again alongside Duff 20 years later, as they prepared for the now-canceled Lizzie McGuire reboot.

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Lalaine Vergara-Paras (Miranda Sanchez)

A photo of Lalaine Vergara-Paras as Miranda, Lizzie’s best friend, when the Disney Channel show was airing:

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A photo of Lalaine Vergara-Paras 20 years later, during a Lizzie McGuire table read.

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Credit: Hilary Duff Instagram

Ashlie Brillault (Kate Sanders)

Here, we can see a photo of Ashlie Brillault as Kate when the Disney Channel show was airing:

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And here is a photo of Brillault 20 years later:

Clayton Snyder (Ethan Craft)

Here is a photo of Clayton Snyder as Ethan Craft when the Disney Channel show was airing:

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And here is a photo from Clayton Snyder’s Instagram on his wedding day with his wife, Allegra Edwards.

So, there you have it! Do you feel old yet?

Lizzie McGuire is currently streaming on Disney+, as well as the Lizzie McGuire Movie. If you aren’t yet signed up for the streaming service, you can get started here.

Can you believe Lizzie McGuire aired 20 years ago? Did you watch this series when you were younger? Let us know in the comments below.

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