Sometimes, it’s easy to think of an actress or actor as only embodying the roles they’re most well known for. That’s why when they appear in a different show or movie, it can totally come as a major shock! Well guys, this may be hard to believe, but a bunch of Disney Channel’s biggest stars actually acted in some Nickelodeon shows back in the day! Wow, who knew?

Take Laura Marano, for example. She’s most known for her role as Ally Dawson in Austin & Ally, but before that, she actually appeared in Nickelodeon’s True Jackson, VP. What about Demi Lovato? Before acting in Camp Rock and landing her own Disney Channel show, Sonny With A Chance, she guest starred in an episode of the Nickelodeon series Just Jordan. And they’re not the only ones….

Scroll through our gallery to uncover all the other Disney Channel Stars who you had no clue were also on Nickelodeon.

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