LazyTown child star looks completely unrecognisable in new photos

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She rose to fame as pink-haired Stephanie on the popular children’s show LazyTown, but Chloe Lang now looks completely unrecognisable from her iconic TV character.

The former child actress, who is now 20 years old, starred in the final two seasons of the Nickelodeon series after she replaced Julianna Rose Mauriello, who had grown too old for the role.

LazyTown's Chloe Lang.
Chloe Lang played Stephanie in seasons three and four of LazyTown. Photo: Nickelodeon

LazyTown ran for four seasons from 2004 to 2014 and is considered to be the most expensive children’s program ever made, with each episode having a budget of approximately $1 million US ($1.47 million AUD).

The Emmy-nominated series, which combined live-action, puppetry and CGI, was created and filmed in Iceland and aired in over 180 countries around the world. In Australia, LazyTown was shown on both Nick Jr. and ABC.

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Since the show ended almost a decade ago, Chloe has turned to social media influencing and lives in New York City.

She’s gained hundreds of thousands of followers across her social media platforms and regularly updates fans with posts about her life.

The actress also loves sharing throwback photos from her time on LazyTown, including a recent post captioned: “Just felt like sharing. Little LazyTown gal via 2011”

LazyTown's Chloe Lang now.
Chloe lives in New York City and regularly updates fans with posts about her life. Photo: Instagram/chloe5lang

On TikTok, Chloe has received millions of views on videos where she’s spilled on behind-the-scenes moments from the show or dressed up in her signature pink dress and wig.

One video from 2020 features the star dancing to the viral Lil Jon remix of the show’s song Cooking By The Book, while another sees her singing the theme song Bing Bang.

A number of fans have taken to the comments to praise the show, saying that they “grew up” watching LazyTown.

“That’s my childhood right there,” one person wrote, while another added, “I absolutely loved LazyTown town as kid!”

“OMG! This was my favourite show when I was kid!” a third shared, followed by someone else who said, “Bro that was my childhood TV show”.

“Omg I would’ve done literally anything to have that wig when I was little,” a different user remarked.

After one fan asked Chloe why the series ended in 2014, she responded, “After four seasons they decided they didn’t need any more episodes” alongside a sad face.

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