Ladies and gentlemen, the 90’s are back! And what’s better than show the It-girls who defined the decade back then and how they are looking now. We’ve looked back at the beginning of their careers, and caught up with where they are now.
1. Pamela Anderson: 1994 – 2019
Anderson is a Canadian American actress, model, and television personality. On the 90’s she was named Playboy’s magazine playmate of the month of February 1990, and all of the acting opportunities came in quickly.
She even act in many shows such as Home Improvement (1991–1993, 1997), Baywatch (1992–1997), and V.I.P. (1998–2002). Today Anderson is a staunch animal rights activist, appearing in multiple campaigns for PETA.
2. Debbe Dunning: 1995 – 2018
When Pamela Anderson left the ABC sitcom Home Improvement and “Tool Time”, she left some pretty big shoes to fill. These shoes were filled by Debbe Dunning, and she didn’t only fill the shoes, she also raised the rating of the show.
Years after showing in “Tool Time”, Dunning took new direction in her life. Starting in 2017, Dunning has been hosting her own show which called Debbe Dunning’s Dude Ranch Round-Up, which recently aired its 2nd season.
3. Carmen Electra: 1999 – 2019
Not many people didn’t have a chance to have Prince, one of the greatest musicians of a generation, as a mentor. Electra first showed up in 1993, after moving to Minneapolis she met Prince, who produced her debut album.
After working in the music industry, Electra moved to role modeling and her pictures were all over everyone’s walls throughout the 90s. After modeling she became an actress and starred in “Scary Movie”. In 2018 she appeared in the TV show “Alone Together” and on cover of “Runway” Magazine in April 2020.
4. Tiffani Thiessen: 1991 – 2019
Her career started with a big hit thanks to the popular high school comedy “Saved by the Bell”. Thiessen played Kelly Kapowski, the stereotypical high school dream girl.
After Thiessen graduated from “Saved by the Bell” and “Bayside High” she landed a new part this time in “Beverly Hills, 90210”. Thiessen can be seen reprising Kelly Kapowski (now Kapowski-Morris) in the 2020 revival of “Saved by the Bell”.
5. Erika Eleniak: 1994 – 2017
Like Anderson, Eleniak first appeared on “Playboy” and “Baywatch”.
Eleniak played in a few movies throughout the 90s after “Baywatch”. Although she took small parts since then, we could see her again in “Baywatch: The Documentary (2020)”.
6. Brandy Norwood: 1999 – 2016
The next lady is coming from a musical family, yes this is none other then our Brandy Norwood. Brandy first showed up when she signed by Atlantic Records in 1993. A year later she published her self-titled album and sold over 6 million copies.
Today the songstress has sold more than 40 million records, amassed a Grammy Award, American Music Award, and seven Billboard Music Awards.
7. Sarah Michelle Gellar: 1998 – 2019
If we asked 90’s teens which role model they admire, most people will say Sarah Michelle Gellar. Gellar Shined as Buffy Summers on the hit WB drama Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1997-2003. In 90’s it was surprising to see a female take action roles.
Gellar’s acting career has stayed steady and she also starred in numerous TV Shows and movies. As far as we know, she recently been working on limited series “Sometimes I Lie” and she didn’t stop there, she also signed on voicing character on new Netflix series.
8. Christina Applegate: 1993 – 2019
America was excited to see actress like Christian Applegate grow up right before their own eyes. Applegate first appeared at age 16, as Kelly Bundy on the wildly popular FOX comedy show “Married…with Children” in 1987. Applegate aged along with the TV show till the last episode of the show in 1997.
Thanks to “Married…with Children”, Applegate was able to lift her career even higher and been appearing in some of the most popular movies of the last 20 years. Today she collected many awards after taking a role on the Netflix dark comedy “Dead to Me”. Among her awards you can find Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.
9. Jennifer Love Hewitt: 1998 – 2019
Growing up while being a celebrity can be hard, but child actress like Jennifer Love Hewitt seemed to handle it pretty well. Hewitt started her big breakthrough with playing Sarah Reeves on “Party of Fire”, but her journey didn’t stop there.
Hewitt become even more recognizable after starring in the horror film “I Know What You Did Last Summer” in 1997, and it’s subsequent sequel. Since then, Hewitt continue starring in the big and small screens and currently can be found on the FOX police procedural 9-1-1.
10. Tyra Banks: 1993 – 2018
She was passed up by four agencies before getting signed and start her modeling career, but once she signed by the world-renowned Elite Model Management, she booked 25 runway shows during Paris Fashion Week 1991. Ladies and gentlemen, we are talking about Tyra Banks.
If there’s one thing Tyra Banks knows best, it’s the modeling industry. From 2003 to today, Banks has an impressive and extensive modeling career, both on runways and in print, and she even hosted America’s Next Top Model. That not at all, she even been in AGT.