Lindsay Lohan, Macaulay Culkin and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are among the stars who experienced fame, adulation and money at a tender age. While some have gone on to sustain their success, others have found the pressures all too difficult to cope with.
Click on the photo below for a gallery of child stars then and now.
Which child stars have remained in the public eye? And where are they now?
Click on the photo above to find out which young celebrity was a back-up dancer for Britney Spears, which was a drug user by her early teens and which famous faces made their on-screen debut at just ten months old.