90s women made an appearance on celluloid for the first time over twenty years ago, and boy, did they do it! The 90s were such an amazing and wild time that it is hard to believe everything started so long ago, and ended in the blink of an eye! That particular decade was so special, that the people in the U.S. went crazy with so many awesome fashion trends (well, they might seem ridiculous now!) and some unbelievable female talents. Everybody dug the frosted hair tips, and went gaga over the bell bottom pants, and more so because of the ‘It’ girls who sported them with the utmost panache! Be it singers, actresses or daughters of famous people, the girl clan absolutely ruled the 90s! Just like Gwyneth Paltrow or Winona Ryder still continue to dazzle our screens, many like Jenna Von Oy or Yasmine Bleeth have disappeared after sizzling our screens in the 90s! Let us have a look at the list of the stars who have been lucky enough to make it all the way to today.
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Hewitt started her career with television commercials. Her first break came with the show ‘Party of Five’, where she nailed the character of ‘Sarah Reeves’ and became Hollywood’s sweetheart! Soon, she bagged roles in hit horror movies like ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’ and its sequels.
In 2014-2015, she made repeated appearances in ‘Criminal Minds’, but unexpected pregnancy made her leave the show right away. Sad for her fans indeed! Now a doting mother of two children, Hewitt is happily married to Brian Hallisay.
Being a 90s person, how much do you remember ‘Baywatch’? Viewers of this show, even today, are torn between rooting for the iconic Pamela Anderson and the other show?s favorite, Yasmine Bleeth. Bleeth made her way into the hearts of millions of boys and men all across the world, after she started running in slow motion by the beachside.
In the iconic red swimsuit, Caroline Holden ruled in everyone’s heart and mind from 1993-1997. She landed big roles in ‘Nash Bridges’, ‘A Face to Die For’ and ‘Crowned and Dangerous? after ‘Baywatch’. Unfortunately, however, Bleeth succumbed to substance abuse, and has been shun from film since the early 2000s.
The world was introduced to a young Stiles when she was only a little eleven year old girl. In the year 1993, she was a part of the show ‘Ghostwriter’. What made her capture the attention of people around the world was getting a chance to share the screen with big names, like Brad Pitt and Harrison Ford, in ‘Wicked’ in, 1998!
Her star shone, and luck took a different turn when she acted in ‘10 Things I Hate About You’ alongside the legendary Heath Ledger. After this, Stiles got roles in blockbuster films like the ‘Jason Bourne’ films, ‘Mona Lisa Smile’, ‘The Prince and Me’, ‘Out of the Dark’ and ‘Silver Linings Playbook'. Recently in 2017, she appeared in a small TV series, ‘Riviera’.
People were introduced to Garth in the early 90s through the super hit television show ‘Growing Pains’. This was her very first notable appearance on screen, before proceeding to land the role of her life! The character of Kelly Taylor in ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ gave Garth the chance to win the hearts of people around the world.
Her career took off with films like ‘What I Like About You’ and also the revival of the ‘90210’ film. With husband David Abrams, she had jointly ventured into the reality TV world and filmed ‘The Jennie Garth Project’.
The world first saw Danes when she appeared in the famous teen series ‘My So-Called Life’, as Angela Chase, in 1994. However, Danes’ most famous role till date had been in the modern remake of ‘Romeo + Juliet’, alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in 1996. But the way she won the hearts of millions, towards the end of the 90s, with her acting skills in big budget films like ‘Les Miserables’ and ‘The Mod Squad’ was really exemplary!
Her work in the title character of ‘Temple Grandin’ caused the world to shower her with praise and accolades, as her performance was extremely convincing.. In fact, the main role in the series ‘Homeland’ had been so outstanding, that it had won her the prestigious Golden Globe for Best Actress in Television Drama Series. And the good news for Danes’ fans? They saw her again in the movie ‘A Kid Like Jake’.
The world came to know Bearse after she played Peggy and Al Bundy’s neighbor in the ever-successful ‘Married with Children’. She nailed the character of banker Marcy Rhoades D’Arcy, who constantly challenged Al’s chauvinistic views. Bearse continued with her director and actor’s journey after this show with ‘Mad TV’, ‘Reba’, ‘Dharma and Greg’, ‘The Jamie Foxx Show’ and ‘Two Guys, A Girl and A Pizza Place’.
The 58-year-old Bearse has never hidden her sexual orientation, and is an inspiration for the LGBT community. She is happily married to her partner Carrie Schenken.
From 1992 to 1999, Dunning continued to appear in ‘Home Improvement’ as the feisty assistant ‘Tool Time Girl’ Heidi. However, this show was the only shining star in her entire career.
She did not have any hits after that, even after acting in ‘Wicked Wicked Games’ in 2006, and many other TV movies. She leads a content life with three beautiful children and her husband Steve Timmons, a professional volleyball player.
Moore stepped into film after climbing the stairs of success from her singing career. Her name was shot to immediate fame with the release of the album ‘So Real’. With her debut in ‘Candy’, in 1999, she occupied the 41st rank on the Billboard Hot 100. In the early the 2000s, the world saw her alongside Anne Hathaway in ‘The Princess Diaries’, and also in the romantic drama ‘A Walk to Remember'.
But the one role which would make her memorable, despite her many films, is the character of Rebecca Pearson, in the famous sitcom ‘This Is Us’. It remains her most breakthrough role todate. And by getting listed on VH1’s 100 Greatest Women in Music, Moore made all her fans around the world super proud!
The world saw a singer, an actor and a model in Carrere. She became a household name when she starred in the long-running daytime soap opera, ‘General Hospital’. After appearing in other shows like ‘MacGyver’ and ‘The A-Team’, the one that made her most famous was the excellent portrayal of Cassandra Wong, in the ‘Wayne’s World’ film series.
And we’ll tell you another anecdote, which not many people know, but Carrere’s voice has such an angelic quality that she won several hearts, as well as a Grammy in 2011, for the Best Hawaiian Music Album! But the 50-year-old actress’ personal life has been quite a tumultuous ride, she’s been divorced twice.
When Lisa Turtle in ‘Saved by the Bell’ appeared on the screen back in the 90s, people went gaga over Voorhies! The extraordinary performance won her two Young Artist Awards, though she had been nominated six times. She continued to rule Holywood with her powerful act in TV shows like ‘In the House’ and ‘The Bold and The Beautiful’.
However, much to the disappointment of her fans, Voorhies stopped being in front of the camera too soon. But she had not vanished entirely from the news, as fans saw her writing when she authored three books, Trek of the Cheshire, A True Light and Reciprocity.
What is the name that comes to mind when you think of fashion in the 90s? Moss, of course. She was the desired fantasy, and with her unconventional looks and stick thin body, she rose to fame at the young age of fourteen and became a muse for many designers. Since she had a size zero figure, she had to face strong competition from many curvy models, who were in vogue back then.
But because of her indomitable nature, Moss continued to strive and land a number of modeling gigs, by rising above all the famous models of her time. Announced as one of TIME’s 100 most influential people, Moss has now launched her own clothing and perfume line. Do you know how much this 42-year-old is worth? Hold your breath, Moss is one of the most sought-after British models, with an estimated net worth of a whopping forty-five million pounds!
Amy Jo Johnson
Did all of you not love the pink one in the ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’? And do you wanna know who was behind the pink mask? Here’s Johnson for you, whom the world mostly knows for playing the role of Kimberley, in this famous superhero series that continued to be everyone’s favorite from 1993-1999. Johnson’s Kimberley became so influential that she transformed the girly image of the color pink to one of courage and strength.
From there onwards, she went on to bag the lead roles of television shows like ‘Flashpoint’ and ‘The Division’. Back in 2001, Johnson released her first album and had even sat on the director’s chair for ‘Lines’ in 2014, and ‘The Space Between’, in 2017!
The world considered Brandy to be a full package of entertainment, as she sang, composed songs and acted. Now, that is some incredible talent! In 1994, her album ‘Brandy’ climbed up the Billboard charts so fast that it became platinum in no time! People were mesmerized by her portrayal of Roxie, on the Broadway production of Chicago.
Brandy’s passion for acting made her play the protagonist of ‘Moesha’, in 1996, and this was to be her last role for TV. Brandy continued to amp up the heat on screen, with noteworthy roles in ‘90210’, ‘Zoe Ever After’ and ‘The Game'.
The world saw an innocent girl in Disney’s ‘Return to Oz’ in the 80s, but Balk rose to fame in the 90s after shedding off her mild and timid image. In 1992, she moved to Hollywood after deciding to complete her studies, which was via correspondence, of course. She got a number of awards and accolades for the portrayal of grungy and gothic roles in ‘The Craft’, ‘Gas Food Lodging’ and ‘American History X’.
Sadly, this 43-year-old actress has been out of the spotlight for a long time. However, there is one ray of hope for her fans! They will find her name in the voice credits of ‘Family Guy’ and ‘The Justice League’, and her most recent work has been ‘Hell Is Where The Home Is’.
If you are familiar with ‘Who’s The Boss?’, you would obviously remember Milano as the adorable and beloved daughter of Tony Danza. You wanna know how she managed to get the world’s attention? By trotting into the limelight with ‘Charmed’, a TV show that portrayed a dramatic love life and her magical indiscretions.
The current generation witnesses Milano as a producer of her own comic book, and also her own television show. Her life changed in 2008 after she got married to David Bugliari, and now lives a happy life with a son and a daughter.
The world remembers Gold for the portrayal of Carol Seaver in ‘Growing Pains’, from 1985-1992. However, she did not have a smooth career in the film industry. The paparazzi was heavily critical about her during her struggle period with anorexia, even though many actors and actresses stood by her in support.
But there was one role that changed her and helped her overcome depression. Gold went through a catharsis while playing the role of Nancy Walsh in ‘For the Love of Nancy’, in 1994. This film, a first of many, dealt with the actual hardships one has to go through while battling with anorexia. Like a boss, she silenced everyone who looked down on her!
A classic example of born with a silver spoon, Liv is the daughter of famous Steve Tyler and Bebe Buell! People noted her in small but significant roles in ‘That Thing You Do’ and ‘Empire Records’ in the early 90s. Later on, Tyler moved on to shine in bigger budget movies like ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy and ‘Armageddon’, and her career has not had a setback since then! Recently, in 2017, she played a role in the TV series ‘The Leftovers’.
And how she defied the age-old notion of an actress’ career ending after having a family. Her career has continued to shine even after taking care of her family, and she has landed roles in ‘The Strangers’, ‘Jersey Girl’ and ‘The Ledge'.
Parsons got instant fame on an international level when she got the chance to play Hilary Banks in the famous sitcom ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’, which aired on NBC. But recent reports about her have given her fans enough reasons to celebrate!
After disappearing from television for some time, Parsons is scheduled to appear in a TV series called ‘Fly’. To add to her credit, her name is also associated with being the president and founder of Sweet Blackberry.
Apple stepped into the limelight by being a song composer at the age of - guess - seventeen! Her first album, ‘Tidal’, came out two years after she had composed it and shot her to stardom instantly. Her voice has such an awesome texture that she was awarded the prestigious Grammy for the Best Female Rock Vocal Performance, for her composition, ‘Criminal’.
‘When the Prawn…’ is Apple’s second album, and the moment it got released in 1999, experts marked it as certified platinum! After releasing two more hit albums, she made news in 2017 when she composed the song ‘Tiny Hands’, on the occasion of the Women’s March in Washington.
Campbell started her modeling career at the young age of fifteen, and it brought her overnight stardom. She reached fame so quickly, that within a year, the prestigious British Elle magazine signed her for their cover! However, unfortunately, she was subjected to racial discrimination by a few people, although many among the industry stood in support of her.
Though she tried her hand in singing and writing, Campbell was never as successful as she was in modeling. From then onward, the famous model decided to take the matter into her own hands and has launched her own line of perfumes, judged reality shows on TV and acted in series, like ‘American Horror Story’ and ‘Empire’.
Jenna Von Oy
Jenna stormed into our lives in the late 1980s, through a number of films and TV shows. But her rise to stardom was not instant like some of her contemporaries. Jenna’s breakthrough role was when she portrayed Six Lemure in ‘Blossom’ for five long years.
However, right after that, much to the disappointment of her fans, Jenna decided to take a break from film after ‘Blossom’. She went to university to study film, but didn’t finish the degree! Ironic, eh? Though she returned to the silver screen after an interval of two years, sadly, her career never bloomed again.
Now, who needs an introduction about one of the most known faces of the 90s, and one of the most sought-after actresses in film history? Ryder did her most notable and memorable works during the 90s, and took the world by storm with her innocent face and fierce acting. She made thousands of fans, after her appearances in ‘Edward Scissorhands’, ‘Mermaids and Girl’, ‘Girl Interrupted’, ‘Bram Stoker’s Dracula’ and ‘Reality Bites’.
Her talent won her the prestigious Golden Globe in 1993 for the Best Supporting Actress, for her extraordinary performance in ‘The Age of Innocence’. Oh, and girls, wanna go green with envy? Ryder dated heartthrob Johnny Depp for quite some time, and made headlines because of this! However, she never considered marrying anyone.
Born to actress Blythe Danner and producer Bruce Paltrow, Gwyneth was born in a silver crib! When she got the offer to act in the cinematic adaptation of Jane Austen’s famous novel ‘Emma’, the world welcomed her into the film industry after seeing her incredible talent. Two years later, Paltrow did a romantic drama, ‘Sliding Doors’, and got many dynamic offers since then.
This Hollywood starlet had her name attached to the likes of ‘Se7en’, ‘Shakespeare in Love’, ‘Great Expectations’ and ‘The Talented Mr Ripley’. She has also acted in the Marvel hit ‘Iron Man’. Many people remember her for the spicy gossips about her hook-ups with high profile Hollywood men, like Ben Affleck and Brad Pitt. Though she married Coldplay’s lead singer, Chris Martin, in 2003, her marriage ended in 2016. Gwyneth has recently married longtime partner Brad Falchuk an American television writer, director, and producer.
Jackson could never reach the stardom level of her late brother, the phenomenal Michael Jackson. Now, that is indeed difficult, isn’t it? However, she did deliver some fantastic hits in the 90s, with two of her albums, called ‘Janet’ and ‘The Velvet Rope’. After this, people came to know her name slowly because of her own creations, and not just because of her sensational brother.
Right in the initial phase of her career, she acted in two record-breaking films, which hit the multi-million club! Alongside Tupac Shakur, she co-starred in ‘Poetic Justice’. Married to Wissam Al Mana, and had her first baby at the age of fifty! She has since separated from her husband in a very public divorce, and the two now share custody of their son.
If you have seen the performances of the grunge-punk band Hole, you have obviously fallen in love with Courtney Love! Performing as the front woman of the band, Love was shot to stardom instantly. After becoming the wife of the legendary Kurt Cobain in 1992, she became a household name, but started appearing in headlines more when he passed away in 1994.
Being the strong woman that she is, Love did not let her personal loss affect her career and continued to look ahead for greener pastures. She was a part of an autobiographical art show in New York in 2012, and went on a tour with Lana Del Rey in 2015.
One of the most talented actresses in Hollywood, Portman made her debut in a feature film named ‘Leon: The Professional’ in 1994. Her acting skills were of such level that only two years down the line, she got an offer to play the role of Marty in ‘Beautiful Girls’. This extraordinary performance got her huge critical acclaim.
Her brilliant acting in movies like ‘Black Swan’, ‘Garden State’ and ‘Closer’ mesmerized audiences, and her name became part of the A-listers of Hollywood. Portman got the nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role at the Academy Award for her outstanding performance in the title role of ‘Jackie’, in 2017.
Though Fiorentino started her acting career with many movies in the 1980s, she got her share of fame after acting as Bridget Gregory in ‘The Last Seduction’, in 1994. Her talent in this film enabled her to land roles in movies like ‘Men In Black’, ‘Dogma’ and ‘Larger Than Life’.
But how an unfortunate decision can change someone’s life forever...Starring in ‘Dogma’ brought her bad luck , and this movie proved to be her downfall. Fiorentino could not revive her career no matter how much she tried, and the world last saw her on film in 2009.
Rachael Leigh Cook
Cook was as young as ten years old when she started her career in modeling. Later, in 1995, she acted in a supporting role in the novel-based film ‘The Babysitters Club’. She impressed the critics, as well as the audiences, with her fierce performance of Laney Boggs, a nerd turning into a hot popular chick in the film, “She’s All That”.
This film was such a blockbuster that it earned $103 million worldwide and helped Cook become a high profile celebrity overnight! After the film’s big success, she came back to the screen again, co-starring with Tara Reid in ‘Josie and The Pussycats’. The actor recently gained popularity when she appeared on the screen to do her hit ‘This Is Your Brain on Drugs’ commercial.
Bonet is a known face in television, and gained recognition after playing the role of Denise Huxtable in ‘The Cosby Show’, as well as acting in a very short spin-off of a show named ‘A Different World’. But soon, both her life and career turned upside down. Bonet was relieved from ‘The Cosby Show’, and right after that, she got divorced from her husband Lenny Kravitz.
Her fans saw her in several television films in the early phase of the 2000s, and then she appeared in ‘The Red Road’, ‘Life on Mars’ and ‘Ray Donovan’. Bonet became the object of envy for many, when she married hot ‘Aquaman’ Jason Momoa! She leads a happy life with her husband and two kids.
Hoffman brought a unique presence to the screen, and floored everyone with her role of Samantha, in the coming-of-age movie ‘Now & Then’. The audiences were impressed by her, because she nailed the character at the young age of thirteen!
This performance was so magnanimous that it helped her bag several other roles in big budget films like ‘Everyone Says I Love You’, ‘200 Cigarettes’ and ‘Volcano’. Hoffman continues to play characters in successful sitcoms, like HBO’s ‘Girls’ and Amazon’s ‘Transparent’.
Sevigny stepped into the film industry with a lot of controversy around her because of her debut movie ‘Kids’, which did not go down well with audiences. But nobody could criticize her acting, and she even won an Independent Spirit award. She got offers to act in various Indie films because of her talent, but the one that gave her recognition was the portrayal of ‘Lana Tisdel’, in the movie ‘Boys Don’t Cry’.
Her performance was so extraordinarily brilliant that she received the nominations for Best Supporting Actress in both the Oscars and the Golden Globes. People have continued to see Sevigny in famous TV shows, like ‘American Horror Story’, ‘Big Love’ and Bloodline’.
Long made a mention-worthy appearance in ‘Boyz n the Hood’ as Brandy, in 1991. Her stellar performance notched up her career in a jiffy, and she landed the role of Will Smith’s girlfriend in the super hit series ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel Air’. From there onward, she went on to star in films like ‘The Best Man Holiday’, ‘Big Momma’s House’ and ‘The Singles Mom Club’.
In 2017, Long acted in two feature films and recurrently appeared in three TV shows.
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Do you even consider yourself a part of the 90s if you haven’t watched ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’? Sarah Michelle Gellar played the protagonist of the show, which became very famous for its horror-stricken moments and unexpected romantic twists and turns. Her breakthrough role was in 1993, as Kendall Hart, in ‘All My Children’.
In fact, the marriage of Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. is considered as a rock-solid one, as they are one of Hollywood’s strongest couples. The couple has been happily married since 2002.
Tia & Tamera Mowry
Is there anyone who does not remember the sassy identical twins, who were separated at birth? Tia and Tamera’s rise to fame was with the show ‘Sister, Sister’, where they always weirdly managed to wear identical clothes. The pair continued to play the roles of identical sisters in the Disney TV movies ‘Twitches’ and ‘Twitches 2’.
Tia then moved on to ‘Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn’ in 2017, and Tamera is currently the host of the talk show ‘The Real’. A piece of good news for their fans? The fact that the sisters are looking forward to lighting up the screen again with the revival of ‘Sister, Sister’!
Dash is best known to the world for co-starring in the super successful movie, ‘Clueless’, and in a TV series at the same time. With extreme grace, she portrayed the character of Dione, who is best friends with Cher, played by Alicia Silverstone. Dash continued her acting career with several films and TV shows in the early part of the 2000s.
2014 was a big year for her, when Fox News offered her to work with them as a commentator and cultural analyst! But this venture tanked , and in 2017, Fox News sadly announced that Dash’s contract needed to be renewed.
Men and boys back in the 90s had an extreme fantasy about Xena The Warrior Princess. Not only the male gender, Lawless slew females as well, with her smoldering look as the warrior princess. Different than other actresses of her time because of her fierce and dynamic personality, she rocked the Amazon-inspired costume like no other, and stole the hearts and minds of thousands around the world.
The character of Xena had such a strong side of feminism to it that in all her later movies, Lawless continued to play similar roles. Not a person to be a damsel in distress, right? Her most recent works include TV series like ‘Salem’, ‘Parks and Recreation’, ‘Spartacus’, ‘Agents of Shield’ and ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’.
Thiessen was a very known face back in the 90s, with a number of hit shows under her belt! From ‘Beverly Hills 90210’ to (more notably) ‘Saved By The Bell’, she jumped between these super hot shows on TV and made her mark in Hollywood. She continued to act in television series like ‘Good Morning, Miami’, ‘Fastlane’ and most recently in ‘White Collar’.
Thiessen’s talents were not limited to acting. Alongside the acting arena, the lady has good producer skills as well. Her fans around the world have been surprised to see her nail Cooking Channel’s ‘Dinner at Tiffani’s’, which is her own cooking show.
Shue came on the screen alongside Ralph Macchi in her debut ‘The Karate Kid’. Her sheer brilliance in acting helped her push her career, and she got the chance to star as the lead actor in the 1987 film ‘Adventures of Babysitting’. The 90s were a golden time for her, with roles in blockbusters like ‘Leaving Las Vegas’, ‘Back to the Future’ and ‘Deconstructing Harry’.
She continued to make repeated appearances in ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ from 2012 to 2015. Recently, in September 2017, she acted alongside Sarah Silverman and Emma Stone in ‘Battle of the Sexes’.
Another bombshell of the famous ‘Baywatch’, Eleniak stopped the heartbeats of thousands around the world while donning the red bathing suit. For three years, she continued to play the role of Shauni, which helped her get lead roles in movies like ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’ and ‘Under Seige’.
However, her career in other TV shows and films never saw the success that ‘Baywatch’ gave her in the early 90s. But her fans rejoiced when the news came out that Eleniak was set to play the character of the legendary Marilyn Monroe in a romantic film!
An Australian born actress, Lucas spent parts of her childhood in Kakadu and Switzerland. Her passion for acting goes back to the early days of school, where she used to take part in dramas and skits. Her first noteworthy role was in ‘Home and Away’ as Kit Hunter, and continued to stun people in movies like ‘Red Dawn’ and ‘Transformers’.
But acting is not the only thing she focuses on! Environmental activists will be happy to know that she is an avid activist and has voiced her opinion against the extensive dolphin killing in Japan. The socially-aware actress is a spokesperson for the Australian National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Grande is a household name for anyone who has grown up in the golden age of the 90s! She spent her entire childhood working hard to achieve her dreams and came in front of the world by becoming a national sensation after singing the national anthem at a Florida Panthers game. Her next big break was when she got the chance to get up on the stage for a role in ‘13’, a Broadway production. This magnanimous opportunity gave her the chance to move to L.A.
In the TV Show ‘Victorious’, Grande played the character of Cat Valentine with ease, and hence, she, along with Jennette McCurdy, was considered for the spin-off of this series. But what is the actual thing that Grande’s fans most worship, even more than her acting? Her spellbinding voice! She made her first album in 2013, which reached the number 1 spot in no time!
Though LaRue started her career in the 80s with the TV show ‘Santa Barbara’, she rose to fame mostly in the 90s after appearing in ‘All My Children’ as Dr Maria Santos Grey. She did this role from 1993 to 1997, took a break, and again resumed from 2002 to 2005. Her excellent portrayal of Dr Maria earned her a Daytime Emmy nomination!
LaRue was quick enough to get a chance to be in another TV show, ‘CSI: Miami’, in 2005, and continued to act till 2012. Her recent work includes a role in the thriller film ‘A Killer Walks Amongst Us’, in 2016.
In 1990, Tori Spelling stepped into Hollywood with her father, Aaron Spelling’s project ‘Beverly Hills 90210’. In this hit television show, she portrayed the innocent Donna Martin with such ease that people were in awe of her acting! To the joy of her fans, her talent is not restricted to the silver screen, but she can also hold the pen with utmost grace! In 2009, she penned an autobiography which won her great acclaim across the world.
In fact, the book, at one point of time, had been on the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list. Married to Dean McDermott, her fans will be thrilled to know that Spelling is expecting the birth of her fifth child at the moment.
An exception to this list, Vonn had amazing skiing skills from childhood. She was such a good skier that her family had moved to Colorado from Minnesota in order to give her the best training facilities. She made her debut in the World Cup at the young age of sixteen!
Vonn’s talent knows no bounds, and she has continued to make her fans proud with each passing day. One of the most disciplined and decorated athletes, she is one of the six women to win a World Cup race in all five disciplines.
Tablak was not that much of a known face in the 90s, and the world only noticed her after playing the role of Amber in ‘Married With Children’. But her career did not grow, as this series was the only prominent thing she did in her life. Despite not being able to make it in acting, she did not lose hope and became a Pilates teacher, later in life.
This stand in life made her an inspiration for many! Tablak was a fitness freak, and her love for exercising pushed her to attend medical school and become a chiropractic doctor.
Judd is a very common name in the Hollywood film industry, and she won the hearts of millions right after her first appearance in a guest role in the famous series ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’, in 1991. From then on, she never had a dry patch in her career!
She got the chance to act in hit films like ‘Double Jeopardy’ (1999), ‘Ruby in Paradise’ (1993), ‘Where the Heart Is’ (2000), ‘De-Lovely’ (2004), ‘High Crimes’ (2002), ‘Divergent’ (2014), ‘Bug’ (2006), ‘Dolphin Tale 2’ (2014) and many more. Her splendid performances have earned her nominations for two Emmys and two Golden Globe awards.
Hargitay paved her way into the limelight with her exquisite beauty. Obviously, after she won the title of Miss Beverly Hills, USA, in 1982, opportunities to feature in music videos started to pour in. She was first seen in a video with Ronnie Milsap - ‘She Loves My Car’.
Her fame spread internationally by mid-1990s, and she acted in shows like ‘ER’ and ‘Can’t Hurry Love’. ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ in 1999 still stands as Hargitay’s most mention-worthy role, for which she got nominated for an Emmy many times, and won a Golden Globe.
A Romanian Olympic gymnast, Comaneci created a world breaking record in 1976 after receiving the first-ever perfect 10. At this time, she was so adept in her gymnastics that she was able to achieve 6 perfect 10s and also win three gold medals. From then on, Comaneci’s name has gone down in history as the one who popularized this sport around the world.
She moved to the United States in 1989, and became a permanent citizen afterwards. Comaneci tied the knot with fellow gold medalist, Bart Conner.
McKeon is best known to the world for her performance in ‘The Facts of Life’, as Jo Polniaczek, and continued to act in several TV shows and movies.
The next big thing that happened to her was ‘Can’t Hurry Love’, but unfortunately, this show was rather short-lived. Recently, she had acted in a TV movie called ‘Love Begins’ in 2011.
Hannah’s claim to fame was acting in classic films. She achieved her stardom by the end of the 1980s when she showed her acting chops in movies like ‘Steel Magnolias’ and ‘Splash’. She rolled through Hollywood with her star status until the early 2000s.
You will be surprised to know that Hannah’s name is included in the cast of super hit movies like ‘A Walk to Remember’, ‘My Favorite Martian’, ‘The Little Rascals’ and ‘Grumpy Old Men’! Her fans were overjoyed to see her performance in Netflix’s sci-fi series ‘Sense8’, and apart from all these, she is also an environmental activist.
Cates came on the silver screen during the 80s with the help of movies like ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ and ‘Gremlins’. She continued to build her career into the 90s and became a part of ‘Drop Dead Fred’ and ‘Gremlins 2: The New Batch’.
However, Cates soon walked into her retirement phase in 1994. But she came back to film in 2001 for one film, ‘The Anniversary Party’, after which she disappeared from the silver screen entirely. A doting mother and a good wife, Cates is happily married to actor Kevin Kline and runs her own boutique store.
Does she need any introduction at all? The entire world came to know Winslet after she nailed the character of the vulnerable-yet-strong Rose in ‘Titanic’. An exceptionally gifted actress, Winslet continues to be one of the best actresses in Hollywood even today. She has delivered several box office hits like ‘Revolutionary Road’, ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’ and ‘Finding Neverland’.
To her credit, she is the world’s youngest actress to receive six Oscar nominations and has won three out of four important American entertainment awards. And obviously, not to mention how extraordinarily beautiful she is!
Ali’s claim to fame was as Will Smith’s young cousin, Ashley. She recurrently appeared on most of the episodes of the 90s super hit show ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’, and was loved by thousands of fans for her portrayal of Ashley Banks from 1990 to 1996.
She continued to steadily bag roles in soap operas like ‘The Young and The Restless’ and ‘Jawbreaker’. But what was the one thing that Ali regretted in her career? Not being able to become a singer, despite having a gifted voice.
Known to the world as Winnie Cooper in ‘The Wonder Years’, McKellar continued with her acting career with films like ‘Inspector Mom’, ‘Static Shock’ and ‘Young Justice’. Though her acting chops in these movies seemed to spell a bright future for her, she gave up her acting in order to become a teacher.
McKellar’s passion for mathematics was so great that she even stunned the world by inventing a theorem, which is obviously named after her!
Very few actors in the 90s had such an innocent face. But Tomei’s claim to fame was not her looks, but her extraordinary performance as Mona Lisa Vito in the comedy film ‘My Cousin Vinny’. Tomei’s popularity increased with her repeated appearance as Maggie Lauten in ‘A Different World’.
She has continued to land big roles in hit films like ‘Captain America: Civil War’ and ‘The Big Short’. The 52-year-old had never married, and has recently made an appearance in commercial hits like ‘Crazy Stupid Love’.
It was beyond Lewinsky’s dream to become a famous name when she was working as an intern at the White House, in 1998. But, unfortunately, the world knew her because of all her political scandals; more so when her name got dragged into an ‘inappropriate relationship’ with Bill Clinton.
Back in 2014, Lewinsky braved up and decided to tell the world her side of the story. She penned an article, ‘Shame and Survival’, for the prestigious Vanity Fair publication, where she spilled the beans.Currently, the world knows Lewinsky as a motivational speaker, and she has raised her voice against cyber-bullying many a time.
Nordgren, the former Swedish model, has mostly been in the news because of her ill-fated marriage to (in)famous golfer Tiger Woods. The couple has two children and were married for six years before deciding to part ways in 2010, due to Woods’s infidelity.
The shocking part was that she received an alimony of $100 million at the time of their divorce. In an interview with People, she had been quoted saying that she had moved on and had been maintaining a cordial relationship with Woods.
Fishel made her first appearance in the television sitcom ‘Boy Meets World’, as Topanga, and continued to act even when after the show ended. But her fame subsided after this, and she never saw any hint of stardom again.
However, Fishel was again cast in the spin-off of the show ‘Girl Meets World’. Nowadays, she is mostly seen in media outlets for entertainment reporting.
Wilson was famous in the 1990s as a child star. When she played the title character of ‘Matilda’ so convincingly, the world fell in love with this intelligent, mind-controlling and Trunchball defeating character! She was also seen in the very famous movie ‘Mrs Doubtfire’ along with Robin Williams.
However, despite her initial stardom, she stepped out of the limelight. Wilson loves to write and published a book, ‘Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame’, in 2016.
Once recognized as a terrific ice skater, Harding met with an accusation in the year 1994. Every news channel reported her and Nancy Kerrigan’s match. It was actually Shane Stant who had injured Kerrigan, but the accusation fell on Harding. She was charged for harming a fellow competitor, and her skating career obviously ended after that.
However, she had a busy life by selling a scandalous sex tape, having a rather short boxing career and having set a new land speed record for a vintage gas coupe.
Despite being a prolific ice skater, Kerrigan became a headline in the news because of some unfortunate incidents. A victim of the 1994 Ice Skating Scandal, she did not let it dampen her spirits and recovered rather quickly. She was such an exceptional skater that she managed to win a silver medal at the Winter Olympics in 1994, which, hold your breath, was held only a few weeks after the mishap!
After that, in 2010 and 2014, Kerrigan remained as an Olympics correspondent and recently, won the 6th place of the 24th season of ‘Dancing with the Stars’.
Cote de Pablo
Chilean by birth, Pablo had spent most of her childhood in Florida. She completed high school and attended Carnegie Mellon to study musical theater. After getting her degree, she got her first role in the series ‘The $treet’ in 2000, and continued to play small roles in many movies. However, Pablo had to wait long before shining on the silver screen!
Her big break came through when she performed the character of Ziva David in ‘NCIS’ until 2013. Pablo’s most recent work was in ‘Prototype’, in 2016.
Melissa Joan Hart
Is there any teenager of the 90s who was not hooked to ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’? People fell in love with Hart when she portrayed the wickedness of Sabrina with such sweetness! Her career was smooth, and continued on with many TV shows and movies.
Hart’s next big break came in 2010, with ABC Family’s ‘Melissa and Joey’, which continued for five years. An exciting piece of news broke the internet in 2012, when she tweeted that she was in full support of the Republican candidate!
Bynes was seen from the third to the sixth season of ‘All That’, after which she did Nickelodeon’s ‘Figure It Out’. Would you believe that only at the age of thirteen, she got her own sketch, named ‘The Amanda Show’? With her career graph always having an upward curve, she has been associated with hit films like ‘What A Girl Wants’, ‘Hairspray’ and ‘She’s The Man’. But after playing a role in ‘Easy A’, Bynes’ career got tumultuous because of her fickle-mindedness.
She got herself enrolled in a fashion school but left it in order to start acting again. The year 2012 brought a major change in her life. She was busted for a DUI while having to deal with enough trouble in her personal life, and then set a fire in front of a home, for which she was termed mentally unstable.
Hannigan’s early life had no such mention-worthy roles until she got the chance to act in ‘Buffy’. After that, there was no stopping her! Today, she is known to the world for acting in the quirky ‘American Pie’ movie series and has gained immense popularity for her performance as the iconic Lily in the famous sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother’.
As of now, her fans see Hannigan hosting ‘Penn & Teller: Fool Us’, and there is a conjecture of her playing Kim Possible’s mother. A loving mother of two daughters, she is happily married to her ‘Buffy’ co-star, Alexis Denisof.
Berkley’s big break was when she got a chance in ‘Saved by the Bell’, but much before that, she had appeared in a few TV Shows and a TV film named ‘Frog’. The weird fame of ‘Showgirls’ (the initial bombing of the show at the box office and then becoming a cult classic) made Berkley a Hollywood starlet!
She was a contestant of the 17th season of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and also starred in an episode of the comedy show ‘New Girl’. And what is her contribution to society? Some helpful tips for teenage girls to deal with their issues, in her book named ‘Ask Elizabeth’!
By starring on NBC’s ‘Blossom’, which ran from 1991 to 1995, Bialik, an Orthodox Jew, first presented herself in front of the camera. If you are a Woody Allen fan, then you have definitely seen her in ‘Don’t Drink the Water’ in 1994. Bialik’s fans are proud of the fact that not only is she an exceptionally good actor, but is also a highly educated person; she holds a PhD in neuroscience from UCLA.
Her fans get to see her as Dr Amy Farrah Fowler in the very famous CBS show ‘The Big Bang Theory’. Her list of accolades include four Primetime Emmy nominations and two Critic’s Choice awards.
If you have seen the hit 90s TV classic ‘Full House’, you must have seen Barber nailing the character of infamous Kimmy Gibbler! However, she gave up acting after this and did not resume it until she got the offer again to play the reprised version of her role, in the Netflix spin-off ‘Fuller House’.
In this interim phase, Barber had attended Whittier College and the University of York in England, along with being a stay-at-home mother.
Candace Cameron Bure
Starring in the same sitcom as D.J.Tanner, Bure was seen in ‘Make It or Break It’, aired on ABC Family. She was seen competing on the eighteenth season of ‘Dancing with the Stars’, and also co-hosted ‘The View’ for 2 years.
Later, she moved on to ‘Fuller House’ and ‘Aurora Teagarden Mystery’ TV films. Bure is a talented writer who has penned three books, and is happily married to Valeri Bure, a former NHL player.
Making her first appearance in ‘Dawson’s Creek’, none of Holmes’ movies could make a mark until she appeared in the blockbuster ‘Batman Begins’. However, she did not continue to play the characters in the famous Batman movies and dedicated herself to raise her and Cruise’s daughter, Suri.
Holmes had been married to Tom Cruise, but they got separated after spending a few happy years together. She returned to acting and recently did ‘Dear Dictator’ and ‘Logan Lucky’.
Cast as Jen Lindley, Michelle broke the silver screen with her naughty girl look in ‘Dawson’s Creek’, all the way back in 1998. Her face was such that the audience felt that something gravely sinister was lying beneath the garb of all that innocence!
She has made her fans proud with her impeccable acting in ‘Brokeback Mountain’, ‘My Week With Marilyn’, ‘Blue Valentine’ and ‘Manchester by The Sea’. Williams’ acting career continues to blossom even today with ‘Venom’, ‘Shutter Island’ ‘Oz The Great and Powerful’ and ‘The Greatest Showman’.
This extraordinary actor snagged the Young Artist Award in 1997 for her breakthrough performance in ‘Ulee’s Gold’. Biel had later been nominated for an Emmy and a Golden Globe for ‘The Sinner'. Starting her career with CW’s ‘7th Heaven’, she impressed everyone with the portrayal of a well-behaved daughter of a Protestant minister.
But what gave her maximum fame? Biel wowed the world with her performances in ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’, ‘The Illusionist’ and ‘The Rules of Attraction'. From marrying the sensational heartthrob Justin Timberlake to becoming a doting mom, her life has not been shabby at all!
Shannen was a bright star of the 90s, so much so that it was the busiest time for her! By playing the super dramatic Brenda on ‘Beverly Hills 90210’, she strongly paved her way into Hollywood. Though she was going through a dry patch after this show, Doherty soon impressed everyone as Prue Halliwell in ‘Charmed’.
The reprised version of ‘90210’ saw her as Brenda, and she went on to compete in ‘Dancing With the Stars’. However, quite unfortunately, she was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 1999, and breast cancer in 2015, but eventually recovered.
One of the most famous and popular actresses in the world, Aniston is a known face to almost every person from every corner of the earth! There is not a single 90s person who has not seen the famous sitcom ‘Friends’ and not fallen in love with Rachel Green! The character of Rachel Green was a big break for Aniston, more so because the show successfully ran for ten long years and was loved by everyone. She received awards like a Golden Globe and an Emmy for this role.
Critics were all praise for her dramatic turn in ‘Cake’. Aniston was the envy of many girls because of her relationship with the sensation of the generation, Brad Pitt! They got married in 2000, but their marriage did not have a happy ending. Later, she got married to Justin Theroux in 2015.
Amick rose to fame after her performance as waitress Shelly Johnson, in ‘Twin Peaks’, and then continued her career with teen dramas like ‘Gossip Girl’ and ‘Dawson’s Creek’.
Later on, she played Alice Cooper in ‘Riverdale’ and decided to appear in ‘Twin Peaks’ again for its 2017 return.
Campbell is mostly known to her fans for her role in the series of ‘Scream’ films. Playing the role of ‘Julia Salinger’, she trotted in the hearts of many with the teen drama ‘Party of Five’. Much to the dismay of her fans, Campbell left her career at the peak and moved to London in 2016.
The next big thing came her way when she rocked her guest appearance in the famous TV series ‘House of Cards’, surprising the audience considerably. Campbell also made an impact while acting alongside The Rock in ‘Skyscraper’.
Union is a name that surfaced in the early 2000s. She first lit up the screen with her presence in ‘Bring It On’ and then continued with ‘Neo Ned’, ‘Bad Boys II’ and ‘Love & Basketball’. Recently seen in ‘Breaking In’, Union stole the attention of the audience with her performance in ‘Being Mary Jane’, where she played the title character.
Since 2014, Union has been living a happily married life with basketball player, Dwayne Wade.