There is something that happens to most child stars at one point if they get sucked into the Hollywood life. They go down a black hole of bad decision making that leads to the end of their careers (and in many unfortunate cases, their lives). There is just something very dark about facing that level of fame as a child and not getting affected by it, either good or bad. But even though many child stars fall, there are also many the rise up and end up having incredibly successful careers their whole lives. Here are fifteen child stars who became successful as adults, even with all the odds stacked against them.
(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)