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‘iCarly’ Is Back a Decade Later—Here’s What the Original Cast Looks Like Then & Now

Those who grew up watching Nickelodeon may have forgotten how aged Miranda Cosgrove was in iCarly. iCarly premiere on Nickelodeon in September 2007, which means that Cosgrove would've been 14 at the time that the present came out.

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The series followed a youthful girlfriend worded Carly Shay( Cosgrove ), who started her own network support named iCarly with her best good friend, Sam Puckett( Jennette McCurdy) and Freddie Benson( Nathan Kress ), in the suite loft that she and her older brother, Spencer( Jerry Trainor ), live in in Seattle, Washington. To the surprise of her and her friends, It doesn't make long for iCarly to become an internet phenomenon, and with their viral renown, Carly, Sam and Freddie found themselves in increasingly dopey places. The demo was created by Dan Schneider, who likewise developed The Amanda Show, Drake& Josh, Zoey 101, Victorious and other Nickelodeon shows. iCarly passed for six seasons until its finale in November 2012. Cosgrove was 19 at the time the reveal ended.

In December 2020, story break-dance that an iCarly reboot was in the works for Paramount + with Cosgrove, Kress and Trainor reprising their original roles. The present likewise contributed two new characters, Harper( giving full play to Laci Mosley ), Carly's roommate and an hopeful fashion designer, and Millicent( giving full play to Jaidyn Triplett ), Freddie's precocious stepdaughter. One original assign member noticeably missing from the revival is Jennette McCurdy, who frisked Sam.

In March, McCurdy confirmed in an episode of the podcast," Empty Inside, that she would not be starring in the revival because she had quit playing." My mom put me in it when I was 6, and by sort of age, I guess, 10 or 11 I was the primary financial support for my family ," she said at epoch." It was very much the pressure of my family didn't have a lot of coin, and this was the way out ," she said," which I actually think was helpful in driving me to some degree of success ."

She continued," I ultimately cease after my mom passed away, because with her fatality various kinds of died a great deal of her ideas for "peoples lives", and that was its own journey and a difficult one for sure ." She went on to has indicated that her enact career left her" so unfulfilled by the personas that I frisked and felt like it was the most exactly cheesy, embarrassing" thing.

That said, there were three original casting members who are in the iCarly reboot: Miranda Cosgrove( Carly ), Nathan Kress( Freddie) and Jerry Trainor( Spencer .) Find out what Cosgrove, Kress and Trainor been up to since the end of iCarly and what they look like then and now.

Miranda Cosgrove( Carly Shay)

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Cosgrove performed as the lead role in iCarly, Carly Shay, the teenage host of a entanglement picture too worded iCarly. She was 14 when the register premiere and 19 where reference is dissolved. She was 28 at the time the iCarly reboot premiered. After iCarly discontinued, Cosgrove, who had also starred in Nickelodeon shows like Drake& Josh and Zoey 101, went on to star in the NBC sitcom, Crowded, which passed for one season in 2016. One of her most remarkable characters outside of iCarly was as the articulation of Margo in the Despicable Me franchise. She debuted as Margot in the first Despicable Me in 2010 and went on to star in six more films. Cosgrove too starred in music videos for songs like Pharrell Williams' "Happy" in 2013 and Marshmello's "Happier" in 2018.

In 2011, Cosgrove, who is an only child and was home schooled most of her life, was accepted into New York University and the University of Southern California. She ultimately picked USC, so she could be closer to her family and continue exertion. She started attending the school in the fall of 2012 with a major in film. She later changed her major to psychology.

Nathan Kress( Freddie Benson)

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Kress starred as one of Carly's best friends and neighbor, Freddie Benson, who also was the technological creator of the fictional iCarly. He was 15 at the time the support came out and 20 when it objective. He was 28 when the revival premiered. After iCarly dissolved, Kress behaved in proves like Hawaii Five-0 and Star Wars Rebels, as well as reprised his capacity as Freddie in the iCarly spinoff, Sam& Cat. He too starred in movies like Into the Storm and Tell Me How I Die. In May 2015, Kress got engaged to his Into the Storm co-star, London Elise Moore. The two married in November 2015 in Los Angeles and welcomed their first child, a baby daughter, in December 2017. The couple welcomed their second child, another daughter, in March 2021.

Jerry Trainor( Spencer Shay)

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Trainor represented Spencer, Carly's oldest brother and an craftsman, who she lives with in their Seattle loft. Trainor was 30 year olds at the time iCarly came out and was 35 when the depict ceased. He was 44 when Paramount +' s iCarly reboot premiered. After iCarly, Trainor performed in his own Nickelodeon show, Wendell& Vinnie, which loped for one season in 2013. He too reprised his capacity as Spencer in Sam& Cat, as well as acted in demoes like Two Broke Girls, No Good Nick, Apocalypse Destination and Law& Order: True Crime. In 2015, Trainor worded a ensemble announced Nice Enough People, for which he toy bass. The guitarist of the band, Allison Scagliotti, co-starred with him in Drake& Josh. The radical secreted their first EP, Hanover Hideaway, in 2016.

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