Lizzie McGuire Star Carly Schroeder Joins the Army

Lizzie McGuire actor Carly Schroeder

In the event that you experienced childhood in the early aughts, at that point Disney Channel’s Lizzie McGuire was your jam.

If you’ve also grown-up in your early aughts like me, chances are Disney Channel’s Lizzie McGuire was your jam.

At that time, our very first fashion police were none other than Katherine “Kate” Sander (Ashlie Brillault), who’d always tell Lizzie (Hillary Duff), “You are an outfit repeater.”

Ouch, much!

But that is not the case why the faction fave Disney show is pulling at our teen hearts this week.

Carly Schroeder, who played Melina Bianco (Matt’s bestie and sly accomplice), reported major news. She joined the military!

As she puts it, “Serving my country will give my voice more validity.”

Sharing the astounding news on Instagram, the 28-year-old star expresses, “For 22 years, I’ve played dress up for a living.” Adding, “That’s exciting and all, but in January I decided to raise my right hand and swear into the United States Army.”

She says she was “acknowledged into Army OCS (Officer Candidate School).”

In another post, she discloses why she chose to enrol.

“I swore into the Army in January. Most of the training I’ve done was in preparation for action roles,” she wrote. “I head to basic training in April and then, since I have a college degree and passed the board, I will go to OCS.”

Schroeder isn’t the only Lizzie McGuire star to take a break from acting. A portion of the cast, including Adam Lamberg, Clayton Snyder and Ashlie have proceeded to do different things.

To perceive what the Disney Channel stars are up to now, look through our gallery underneath. Cautioning: It will give you real nostalgia.


The 31-year-old actress is still active and doing it like a boss in the entertainment world. Beside a repetitive role in Gossip Girl to featuring in Younger, Duff rules on the small screen. In April, she’ll depict the late Sharon Tate in the very anticipated film The Haunting of Sharon Tate.


While the on-screen character has chosen to stay low-profile after the show, she’s showed up in a few TV shows, including Raymond and Lane, Off the Clock and Shane Dawson TV. She’ll forever be Miranda to us, however!


Well known for playing Gordo (Lizzie’s BFF), Lamberg only featured in two roles following the Disney series, When Do We Eat? and, Beautiful Loser. In 2014, he was working in New York City as a formative associate at the Irish Arts Center, Bustle reports.


Naming himself as an actor, photographer and director, Thomas continues being in the public eye. All the more as of late, he’s showed up in the TV indicates S.W.A.T, 20 Something and Triangle. Despite the fact that, it appears his actual energy lies in photography. Take one look at his Instagram and you’ll see his ability. He not Lizzie’s child brother any longer!


Todd keeps on remaining occupied, in spite of always being known as Lizzie’s mother to us. She’s featured in different TV roles and motion pictures, including a film she co-composed, The Last Champion. Alongside acting, she’s composed two books, Being Young Actors and Parenting the Young Actor.


Carradine was well known before he played Lizzie’s father. Hello, he was Lewis Skolnick in Revenge of the Nerds. The 64-year-old star keeps on working in the entertainment industry as a performing artist and producer. All the more recently, he created Solitary Confinement and is as of now taping A Very Odd Christmas.


Despite the fact that she had a recurring role as Melanie (Matt’s BFF) on the Disney show, she’s since landed jobs on General Hospital, Deadly Shores and Ghost Whisperer. All the more as of late, the 28-year-old actor declared her most recent endeavor: the military! Schroeder is taking a break from acting to concentrate on the military and other interests.


Like Lamberg, the blonde beauty stays under the radar and has stayed out of the public eye. In spite of being the ruler honey bee on the Disney appear, she’s proceeded onward to bigger and better things. MTV reports she quit acting and earned her B.A. in political science from California State University. After, she supposedly moved to Colorado, and there, she got her J.D and Certificate in law school.


In addition to the fact that Clayton grew up to be even more of a hunk that he was on the Disney Channel appear, yet he played for the USA Men’s National Team, the Olympic Club and Promogest Quartu (an Italian group). He keeps on pursueing acting and now and then plays water polo.


Known as Larry Tudgeman on the Disney arrangement, Kyle has shown up on a few TV shows and motion pictures, including The L Word, CSI: Miami and Life as We Know It.

Boy, does that bring us through a world of fond memories.


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