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    Disney Stars Who Are Ruling The World Of Pop Music Right Now

    Once upon a Disney dream, five Mouseketeers dared to trade their Mickey Mouse badges for a spot in the global hits chart and got it. From singing musicals in their sparkly dresses to taking over the music industry with their voice, these stars have seen the true power of talent. 

    Not everyone starts from the top and not everyone gets to the top. Sometimes all one can do is make audition tapes for ten different casting calls and wait for neither of them to call back. But if your stars are as bright as the ring around Disney’s castle, you might just get the callback that will turn your life into a fairytale, that too without a time clock. Get ready for a magical carpet ride introducing five global music icons who started from your favorite childhood show.

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    1. Selena Gomez 

    Selena Gomez and David Henrie in Wizards Of Waverly Place
    Selena Gomez and David Henrie in Wizards Of Waverly Place

    Selena Gomez, the queen who currently selling make-up and dreams was once a witch inspiring every teen girl’s closet. While Selena’s acting debut came with ‘Barney’ the real magic began when she got the wand to enter the magical world of ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’. After turning Alex Russo into the iconic character that she is, Gomez set out to take over the world of pop. The 31-year-old global star has released three hit albums with a fourth one on the way. Currently, she is one of Hollywood’s most influential personalities with an estimated $800 million net worth

    2. Olivia Rodrigo

    Olivia Rodrigo (Image: Getty)
    Olivia Rodrigo (Image: Getty)

    Joining the Disney family at just 12, Olivia Rodrigo got her first taste of the spotlight on Disney’s ‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’. And if you don’t know her as that, then you definitely know her as the girl who got her ‘Driver’s License’ after a breakup. At the age of 17, Rodrigo became the youngest chart-topper in town with Driver’s License’ becoming the most-listened song on the planet. The star of Olivia’s success kept shining brighter as the pop star has since released two studio albums and is currently on tour for her second album ‘Guts. A true ‘Teenage Dream’.

    3. Miley Cyrus

    Miley Cyrus (Credit: Getty)
    Miley Cyrus (Credit: Getty)

    Miley Cyrus underwent a metamorphosis from the double life of ‘Hannah Montana’ to becoming a global pop sensation who is now a Grammy winner. Cyrus started her career as a pop star getting the best of both worlds and would you believe that she actually got it? The pretend pop icon became the real deal with her chart-topping hits like ‘Wrecking Ball’, ‘Angels Like You’ and now a grammy winning record ‘Flowers’. All Miley had was her powerful voice and a tendency to fall into controversies, like a true star, she turned both into global stardom. 

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    4. Justin Timberlake

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    Justin Timberlake

    The 43-year-old pop icon joined the Disney family at the age of 12 along with stars like Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Ryan Gosling. From the ‘Mickey Mouse Club’ to a global star, Justin Timberlake has seen it all when it comes to stardom. The solo sensation started out his musical career with the needs-no-introduction boyband NSYNC which gave many the soundtrack of their teenage days. 

    5. Sabrina Carpenter

    Sabrina Carpenter during Taylor Swift's 'Eras Tour' concert in Mexico
    Sabrina Carpenter during Taylor Swift’s ‘Eras Tour’ concert in Mexico

    The 24-year-old Sabrina Carpenter is a ruling queen of both worlds of entertainment. Starting from Disney’s ‘Girl Meets The World’, she now has a flourishing acting career and an even more successful singing one. Brina went from posting covers of ‘White Horse’ and ‘Picture to Burn’ on YouTube to now being the opener for Taylor Swift’s The Eras Tour, talk about manifestation. With a stage presence as magical as Tinker Bell’s pixie dust, Carpenter is not just a pop star on the rise, she’s a multifaceted artist making waves in every direction, be it acting, singing, or fashion.

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    Akshita Singh
    Akshita Singh
    Akshita Singh is a Senior Content Writer at First Curiosity. She has been churning out content for 2 years. She's an avid reader and writer, fascinated by the works of Sylvia Plath, Franz Kafka, and Charles Bukowski. Akshita is also a poet herself, having written two poetry books titled ‘Made By Misery’ and ‘Deathbed’. Apart from goth literature, another thing that she enjoys is the real and fictional stories of Hollywood. She loves cinema and admires all works of art, be they delivered by actors or directors. So, keeping up with celebrity life comes as basic nature to her, something she loves knowing and informing others.

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