The tattooed Harry Styles who likes hanging out with older women and Justin Bieber who likes getting arrested for drag racing in his Lamborghini are the teen idols of today. They are what the majority of modern teens adore but the likes of Bieber and Styles are a long way from the original teen idols. A hell of a long way, indeed!
A teen idol is a celebrity with a large teenage fan-base. Teen idols are generally young but not always necessarily teenaged. Some teen idols began their careers as child actorslike Lindsay Lohan.
Before his death, Bundy admitted to killing more than 30 young women across several U. The film takes its title from the words of judge Edward D. The televised Miami trial saw charismatic former law student Bundy, who escaped police custody twice, represent himself in a courtroom attended by fans.
The former teen idol, who owns another house nearby in Hollywood Hills West, bought a two-story Zen-inspired contemporary behind gates at the end of a long driveway. The 5,square-foot home, built infeatures panoramic city-to-ocean views, expanses of glass, an open floor plan, a wine cellar, a gym and a fountain inside the entry. Including the guesthouse there are five bedrooms and five bathrooms.
As long as there have been teensthere have been teen idols, though the term really started gaining traction in the '50s with stars like Elvis. And since then, it seems like teenagers anoint different idols almost every year. Frank Sinatra was arguably the first big teen idol back in the '40s, but the craze really kicked off in the '50s due to the sheer power of the teen magazine industrythe increased presence of TV in people's daily lives, and teenagers realizing they had the time and money to dedicate themselves to supporting their favorite pop culture icons.
Teen girls shriek and grab at their clothes during his red carpet appearances, the paparazzi record his every move, and he regularly graces the covers of People and US. The unfortunate thing is that in many respects Efron was doing precisely what he should do at this point in his career — stretch. He even backed out of high-school musical remake "Footloose" for "St.
If Melora Hardin were 17 again, she would definitely have a thing for Zac Efron. The "Office" actress appears with Efron in the movie "Seventeen Again," due next year. In the flick, she plays his school principal, and after working with him, she totally understands what all the hoopla is about: Hardin said he's every bit as attractive as people make him out to be.
Zac Efron says his movie career is at a crossroads, and the former Disney teen idol is tempted more by less pay and hard graft than blockbusters and big bucks. The year-old, who became a household name in High School Musicalwas in Venice for the world premiere of At Any Priceset in the cut-throat world of agriculture in which he plays Dean and Dennis Quaid his father Henry. Credit: Getty Images.
Zac Efron at the L. Like a handful of influential teen idols before him, Zac Efron is trying to remodel himself as a serious actor while also taking pains to retain his fan base. Now, in an effort to diversify his brand, Efron has joined YouTube as a live streamer.
But Neighbors star Zac Efron is one of the lucky few who has successfully managed to transition from just another blue-eyed teen idol into an acclaimed Hollywood actor. Efron has managed to escape the chains and fetters of child stardom and make the transition to Hollywood leading man status relatively unscathed. Inhe became one of the first celebrities to have a sex tape leak.