Ever wonder how some of your favorite stars got their start on Disney Channel? We mean, growing up, it was always a total dream to star in a show on the network, but how did these stars actually do it? Well, thankfully, actors like Dove Cameron, Raven-Symoné, Sofia Carson, Zendaya, Hilary Duff, China Anne McClain, Ashley Tisdale and more have spilled their biggest secrets over the years.

Whether they were discovered in a mall or literally just auditioned for the starring role in a TV show, some of Hollywood’s biggest stars have spilled all the tea on how they got their big break. Granted, some were straight-up lucky, while others had the help of their families, but it’s still super interesting to see how and when they got their start. Right?!

Well, not to worry, guys, because J-14 has you covered with all the details! Scroll through our gallery to see how some of the biggest names in the Disney Channel family broke into the industry!

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