There is a very specific experience people raised in the early 2000s in Canada have and it includes watching the Family Channel all the time. The network aired tons of Canadian content but eventually, both the actors and viewers outgrew the channel. If you've ever curiously pondered their current whereabouts, these Canadian actors from the Family Channel are totally grown now and some even have their own families. 

Michael Seater

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Life with Derek wasn't complete without the annoying stepbrother the show is named after. Seater is now 32-years-old and has done a ton of acting gigs since the series ended in 2009. He played James Gillies in Murdoch Mysteries and Michael Ray in the movie Degrassi Goes Hollywood. 

Ashley Leggat

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The Life with Derek star is now 33-years-old and has two children and a husband. She married Jeremy Williams in 2011 and had their first daughter in 2017 and second daughter earlier this year in May. She's been in a bunch of TV films and even appeared in an episode of Murdoch Mysteries opposite her real-life BFF and former co-star. 

Vanessa Morgan

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Your favourite Riverdale star actually got her start on the Family Channel playing Amanda Pierce for three years on The Latest Buzz. Now she's 27-years-old and stars as Toni Topaz in the teen drama and she stayed true to her Canadian roots by appearing in a couple of episodes of Degrassi in 2013. 

Shenae Grimes-Beech

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The Naturally Sadie star who played Arden Alcott now has a hyphenated last name because of her marriage to Josh Beech in 2013. They share a daughter together who was born in 2018. She starred as Annie Wilson in 90210 and was in a bunch of TV films in the mid-2000s too.

However, Shenae had a reoccurring role on Naturally, Sadie as Arden Alcott. She was the popular mean girl, which is very opposite to her character in Degrassi.   

Kate Todd 

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The Radio Free Roscoe star also starred in My Babysitter's a Vampire, Cashing In, and The L.A. Complex since the show ended in 2005 and had a reoccurring role in Life with Derek. She got married in 2017 and recently celebrated her 32nd birthday. 


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