This may be hard to believe, but it’s officially been more than 15 years since the Suite Life of Zack and Cody premiered. The fan-favorite series’ first episode aired on March 18, 2005, and it’s seriously shocking how fast time has flown by! For those who forgot, the Disney Channel series — and its eventual spinoff — have become some of the most iconic shows in the network’s history and fans were devastated when it came to an end.
It feels like just yesterday viewers were watching Dylan and Cole Sprouse, Ashley Tisdale, Brenda Song and Phill Lewis get involved in some kind of hilarious high jinks on their TV screens. Fans may not remember, but the characters of Zack and Cody actually had a ton of different girlfriends throughout the years. Major stars like Selena Gomez, Debby Ryan, Victoria Justice and Zoey Deutch, among others, made appearances on the show long before reaching superstar status, and went on some pretty epic dates with the twins.
In fact, Selena actually had her first-ever kiss with Dylan after having a major crush on Cole. During a March 2020 appearance on The Kelly Clarkson Show, the songstress recalled a trip to her childhood home and seeing that she had written that she was “in love with Cole Sprouse” on the wall of her closet.
“I thought we were gonna be together one day, then I guest-starred on the show, but I kissed his brother and didn’t get to kiss Cole,” Selena shared on the talk show. “It was my first kiss — on camera! It was one of the worst days of my life!“
Dylan, for his part, didn’t seem too bothered by her comment. He responded to the interview with a throwback Suite Life photo on Twitter. “Yo get that pic of him in the fedora to really sell the message,” the actor captioned his social media post. Cole also responded to the interview via Instagram. He tagged his brother in a comment and wrote, “I can safely say I’ve never had a girl say this about me.”
Of course, Selena wasn’t the boys’ only onscreen love interest over the years. What are their former Suite Life girlfriends up to now? Well, J-14 decided to do some investigating, and it turns out, these lovely ladies have accomplished so much since they appeared on the show! Scroll through our gallery to uncover what the girlfriends from The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and The Suite Life on Deck are up to.
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