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‘The All-New Mickey Mouse Club’: See Superstars Like Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears and Keri Russell Then And Now

This 1990s hit show produced some of the biggest stars today—see them from their start!


Disney Channel’s The All-New Mickey Mouse Club in the 1990s set Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Ryan Gosling, Keri Russell, JC Chasez and the rest of the cast up for superstar careers.

Casting director Matt Casella scoured the country for America’s most talented kids, and the 35 who made it filmed in front of a live studio audience from 1989-1994 at the then-brand-new Disney-MGM Studios.

The All-New Mickey Mouse Club cast was schooled on-set and considered Walt Disney World their playground as they sang and danced, acted in Saturday Night Live-style skits and hosted segments on New Kids On The Block, Donald Trump and Christie Brinkley.

“Being in the show was boot camp for the entertainment industry,” Spears said in her 2023 memoir The Woman In Me.

And there were the spinoff music groups. First was The Party, 1990-1993, and 2013-present, comprised of Albert Fields, Chasen Hampton, Deedee Magno, Damon Pampolina, and the late Tiffini Hale, who reached #34 on the Billboard charts with Dokken cover “In My Dreams.”

The Party released four albums and toured with hitmakers of the day, Color Me Badd, Taylor Dayne and Vanilla Ice. Not only was Nicole Richie a major fan (she tweeted “does ANYONE remember the band The Party? Please someone say yes.”), but the late Artist Formerly Known As Prince couldn’t get enough of them, and regularly requested their song “Frontin’” at a Beverly Hills nightclub, the group told OK! in 2013.

In 1993, the show launched music group MMC, which featured Chasez, Rhona Bennett, Nita Booth, Dale Godboldo, Tony Lucca, Ricky Luna, Matt Morris and Jennifer McGill. The act toured malls and Target stores bringing their smooth vocals and dance moves. McGill’s song, “Hanging On For Dear Life,” was featured in the 1993 movie My Boyfriend’s Back.

After the show came to a halt in October 1994, those who would be stars went into career-saving overdrive.

Here’s a glimpse of what The All-New Mickey Mouse Club cast is up to now:

Britney Spears

Britney Spears ; Mickey Mouse Club
1993/2019 Wave Industries // Steve Granitz / Contributor / Getty

Starting out as a member of The All-New Mickey Mouse Club cast, Spears shot to fame with her hit single “…Baby, One More Time” in 1998, and has remained firmly in the spotlight ever since, releasing nine albums, headlining ten concert tours and thriving in two Las Vegas residencies.

In 2021, her 13+ year conservatorship ended, and in 2023 she released her bombshell memoir The Woman In Me, in which she details an abortion Timberlake forced her to have when their music careers were beginning.

Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake ; Mickey Mouse Club
1993/ Wave Industries // Kevin Mazur / Contributor / Getty

This The All-New Mickey Mouse Club cast member went on to *NSYNC, who released three studio albums including their self-titled debut in 1998, No Strings Attached in 2000 and Celebrity in 2001, in addition to their 1998 Christmas collection Home For Christmas. No Strings held the title of biggest single week sales at 2.4 million copies until Adele broke it in 2015.

Spears and Timberlake were America’s golden couple from 1999-2002.

The ten-time Grammy Award winner forged a solo career bolstered in part by “Cry Me A River,” a track in which he implied Spears cheated on him.

He has released five solo albums including 2002’s Justified, 2006’s FutureSex/LoveSounds, 2013’s The 20:20 Experience and The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2 and 2018’s Man of The Woods and embarked on five tours.

A member of SNL’s Five-Timer’s Club, he won four Emmy Awards for his stints on the show.

Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera; The New Mickey Mouse Club cast
1993/2023 Wave Industries // Gotham / Contributor / Getty

Post-show, Aguilera returned to her Disney roots with the single “Reflection” for 1998’s animated film Mulan before releasing her 1999 self-titled debut, which included the hits “Genie In A Bottle,” “What A Girl Wants” and “I Turn To You.”

She joined Timberlake for their 2003 Justified and Stripped tour, promoting albums of the same names.

The five-time Grammy winner has released nine studio albums, headlined six tours and held two Las Vegas residencies.

Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling; The New Mickey Mouse Club cast
1993/2024 Wave Industries // Michael Buckner/Golden Globes 2024 / Contributor / Getty

Gosling appeared on Breaker High from 1997-1998 and Young Hercules, which aired 1998-1999.

He is a two-time best actor in a leading role Oscar nominee (for 2006’s Half Nelson and for 2016’s La La Land. Other major films include 2004’s The Notebook, 2012’s Place Beyond The Pines and 2018’s First Man.

Recently, Gosling transformed into Ken for the 2023 blockbuster Barbie, in which he sang “I’m Just Ken.”

JC Chasez

JC Chasez
1999/2023 Steve Granitz / Contributor / Getty // Albert L. Ortega / Contributor / Getty

Because there was already a Josh in The All-New Mickey Mouse Club cast, he adopted the stage name of JC. As part of boy band *NSYNC, whose hits included “Tearin’ Up My Heart,” “Bye Bye Bye,” “Gone” and “Girlfriend,” Chasez struck out solo with the release of 2004’s Schizophonic.

He met up with his castmates behind the scenes in 2019 when he attended the #MMC30 Reunion at Mega-Con in Orlando.

Keri Russell

Keri Russell; The New Mickey Mouse Club cast
1994/2024 Barry King / Contributor / Getty // Michael Buckner/Golden Globes 2024 / Contributor / Getty

Best known for 1998-2002 coming-of-age drama Felicity for which she won a Golden Globe, Russell remains tight with the gang, citing Ilana Miller and Lindsey Alley as her best friends in a 2023 interview with W Magazine.

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Among her major roles are the 2013-2018 spy series The Americans, 2006’s Mission: Impossible III, 2007’s Waitress and 2019’s Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker.

Nikki DeLoach

Nikki DeLoach
1995/2023 Michael Ochs Archives / Stringer / Getty // Michael Tullberg / Contributor / Getty

DeLoach was part of Lou Pearlman-backed girl group Innosense, which originally included Spears. She starred on MTV’S Awkward from 2011-2016, and is now a Hallmark Channel staple with series including The Curious Caterer.

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Tony Lucca

Tony Lucca; The New Mickey Mouse Club cast
1996/2019 Frank Trapper / Contributor / Getty // Michael Tran / Stringer / Getty

Lucca remains unforgettable to Spears, who defined him as “so handsome” in her 2023 memoir when she recalled her life on the show. Post-Club, the Michigan native starred in the 1996 Aaron Spelling-produced drama Malibu Shores with then-girlfriend Russell before focusing on music.

He was a top-three finalist on The Voice, where he sparred with fellow ‘teer judge Aguilera, and opened for *NSYNC, Kelly Clarkson and Maroon 5 (he was signed to Adam Levine’s 222 Records). He has released 19 albums, and his tunes have been heard on shows including Parenthood, Friday Night Lights and Felicity.

Lindsey Alley

Lindsey Alley; The New Mickey Mouse Club cast
2006/2013 Derek Storm / Contributor / Getty // Michael S. Schwartz / Contributor

As one of three cast members to appear on all seven seasons of the show, Alley is a treasure trove of stories, which she trots out for her club act, Blood Sweat and Mouseketears.  A graduate of the University of Missouri – Columbia’s theater program, she has also appeared on Broadway in Hollywood Arms.

Rhona Bennett

Rhona Bennett; The New Mickey Mouse Club cast
2004/2020 Mark Sullivan / Contributor / Getty // Frazer Harrison / Staff / Getty

The En Vogue vocalist doubles as a Personal Power coach.  

Ricky Luna

Ricky Luna
1992/2017 Acey Harper / Contributor / Getty //Jim Spellman / Contributor / Getty

Luna produced and cowrote tunes for Britney Spears, Dolly Parton and David Guetta.

Dale Godboldo

Dale Godboldo
2002/2019 Steve Granitz / Contributor / Getty // Gregg DeGuire / Stringer

Godboldo starred on 1999-2000 sitcom Shasta McNasty, and appeared in the 2002 thriller The Sum of All Fears.

TJ Fantini

TJ Fantini
2010/2012 Michael Tullberg / Contributor / Getty // John Sciulli / Stringer / Getty

Now working in banking, Fantini also serves as President of the Board of Directors for Anacortes Community Theater.

Jennifer McGill


One of three Mouseketeers to appear on all seven seasons, McGill now serves as president of PCG Artist Development.

Matt Morris

Matt Morris
2017David Livingston / Contributor / Getty

Morris penned Clarkson’s “Miss Independent” and “The Only Promise That Remains”; Timberlake’s “Another Song (All Over Again)”; and five songs for Aguilera’s Stripped. He released his own album, When Everything Breaks Open, in 2010, before entering into the ministry.

Josh Ackerman

Seven-season veteran Ackerman became a reality TV producer and director, with credits including South Beach Tow.

Nita Booth

She became the first black contestant to be named Miss Virginia in 1998. She now works in real estate and performs with the Washington, D.C.-based act Infusion. She is a graduate of Hampton University’s Mass Media program.

Mylin Brooks

Brooks recorded four major-label international albums, and toured with Nick Lachey.

Brandy Brown

Brown headed up Brandy Brown Dance Studio in Mobile, Alabama. She starred on Broadway in Les Miserables as Eponine, as the youngest actor to perform the role at age 16, and appeared on the soap Another World. She attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

Blain Carson

Now going by Jason Blain Carson (there was already another Jason on the show), he was a member of country act Shiloh, and has toured with wife Misty as country music duo The Carsons. He is creative director and IT specialist for Carson Creative, and works with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum providing songwriting instruction to children.

Braden Danner

The Broadway veteran graduated from University of Southern California’s Cinematic Arts, and has worked on reality shows, music videos and commercials.

Tasha Danner

She works for Caldera Arts, which is a youth arts and environmental immersion program, and cofounded religious retreat Ffynnon, which is based at an Oregon farm. She performs with husband Neal in their Portland-based rock band Blert.

Albert Fields

Albert Fields Wave Industries

Now going by Jeune Pierre, he joined Pampolina for a rap project called NDecent Proposal and performs with The Party.

Chasen Hampton

Chasen Hampton
1994/2004 Wave Industries // Victor Spinelli / Contributor / Getty

Hampton returned to cohost for the final season, then fronted LA-based act Buzzfly. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, he now serves as a music producer/songwriter for the cheer industry’s U.S. All Star Federation, and previously served as music director for Rock Nation School. He still performs with The Party, and is executive producer of Always In The Club, which hosts events connecting Mouseketeers with their fans.

Deedee Magno

Deedee Magno
1994/2023 Wave Industries // Kayla Oaddams / Stringer / Getty

She performed in Broadway musicals Miss Saigon and If/Then, and is a voiceover artist heard in Disney Channel’s Kiff and Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe franchise. She continues to perform with The Party.

Raquel “Roque” Herring

Herring released Christian music, and in 2023, her inspirational memoir Falling Up: The Unstoppable Journey of a Teer.

David Kater

Kater was on America’s Got Talent in 2004 and has worked as a music producer on 2008’s One Tree Hill and 2022’s Cloudy With A Chance of Christmas. He appeared with Magno in Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit in 1993. He now serves as a partner/music producer for XFaderz Music.

Terra McNair

Now going by Terra Deva, she is a singer, actor, dancer with credits including Nash Bridges in 1996 and Doc McStuffins in 2017.

Ilana Miller

Miller became a “big-time lawyer in New York City,” Russell told OK! in 2013, and serves as co-general counsel at Boies Schiller Flexner LLP. She holds a journalism degree from New York University, and earned her law degree from Brooklyn Law School.

Jason Minor

Minor is a Franklin, Tennessee-based financial advisor for MD Wealth Management Group. He performed with Carson in country music act Shiloh.

Kevin Osgood

A graduate of the University of Southern California specializing in cinematography and production, Osgood is a director who has worked with Walmart, Goldman Sachs and BMW.

Damon Pampolina

Damon Pamplona Wave Industries

Pampolina starred on MTV’s Undressed in 2000 and is now the co-owner of PRP Entertainment, an agency for DJs, dancers and bands performing at events. He is also a world-renowned DJ. He still performs with The Party.
While on the show, he dated Brown from age 12 until 21.

“We were first loves,” he told OK! in 2011.

Marc Worden

Marc Worden
2006Chris Hardy / Stringer / Getty

Worden appeared on Felicity and According To Jim, and is now a voiceover artist for video games in the Call of Duty, Final Fantasy and Grand Theft franchises.  

Tiffini Hale

Tiffini Hale Wave Industries

After cohosting the final season, the beloved member of The Party battled schizophrenia, and in December 2021, she suffered cardiac arrest that left her in a coma. She died on Christmas Day at age 46.

Marque “Tate” Lynch

Another tragic ending: Lynch died of “acute and chronic alcoholism” in December 2015 at age 34. Post-show, he played Simba in Broadway’s The Lion King and made it to the semifinals of American Idol in 2004.

Fred Newman

Fred Newman Wave Industries

Newman appeared on family comedy Between The Lions from 2000-2009, and has done voiceover work.

He’s not surprised by the extraordinary success of the cast.

“The ones who decided to have normal lives are almost the ones that surprise me more,” he told Yahoo! TV.

He fondly recalled regularly spinning Spears around to the point she was too dizzy to perform during the show’s dance opener.

Mowava Pryor

Mowava Pryor Wave Industries

Pryor appeared on Touched By An Angel in 1998 and Everwood in 2004.

Terri Eoff Misner

The former Miss Texas, who previously starred on soaps All My Children and Another World, appeared in short films Burning Down and Second Chance in 2015. 

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