Victorious: Where Are the Stars of the Nickelodeon Series Now?
If you grew up watching Nickelodeon, you're already familiar with the TV craze that was Victorious. The series followed a group of a students attending a performing arts high school called Hollywood Arts, and the stars were just as talented as their onscreen counterparts. Though the show eventually came to an end in 2013 after four seasons, the cast has gone on to do great things, both in music and on screen. Ariana Grande, aka Cat Valentine, is now one of the biggest pop stars in the world, while Elizabeth Gillies (Jade West) and Victoria Justice (Tori Vega) have starred in a handful of notable movies and shows. See what the rest of the cast is up to ahead.
Ariana Grande Now
After playing Cat on Victorious, Grande starred on the Nickelodeon spinoff series Sam & Cat from 2013 to 2014. Shortly after, she put her TV career behind her to focus on music. Since the release of her debut album Yours Truly in 2013, Grande has become one of the biggest names in the music industry with several platinum records, multiple songs on the Billboard Hot 100, and countless awards, including a Grammy.
Matt Bennett Now
Since playing Robbie on Victorious, Bennett has continued to act and sing. He has guest-starred on shows like The Big Bang Theory, Shameless, and Grey's Anatomy, and in 2016, he released his debut studio album, Terminal Cases. In addition to his TV and music career, Bennett has maintained a close friendship with Grande and even appeared in her music videos for "One Last Time" and "Thank U, Next."
Victoria Justice Now
Since playing the title character on the Nickelodeon series, Justice has starred in a handful of movies, her most notable being Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List and Fox's TV movie The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again.
Elizabeth Gillies Now
After Victorious ended in 2013, Gillies went on to star in a handful of movies before getting cast as Gigi on FX's Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll. The show lasted for two seasons before it was canceled in 2016. The following year, she was cast as Fallon Carrington on The CW's reboot of Dynasty, which was recently renewed for a fourth season.
Leon Thomas III Now
Just like his costar Ariana Grande, Thomas put his focus on music after Victorious ended. In addition to releasing two mixtapes and an EP titled Genesis, he has received critical acclaim as a member of the production duo The Rascals. In fact, he co-wrote and co-produced a handful of Grande's songs from Yours Truly. He also helped produce Toni Braxton and Babyface's Love, Marriage & Divorce album, which won best R&B album at the 2015 Grammys.
Daniella Monet Now
After Victorious ended in 2013, Monet went on to star in a handful of Fairly OddParents spinoff movies and appeared on shows like Melissa & Joey and Baby Daddy. On the personal front, Monet got engaged to boyfriend Andrew Gardner in 2017, and in September 2019, the couple welcomed a son named Gio James.
Avan Jogia Now
After Victorious, Jogia scored the lead role on Freeform's thriller series, Twisted, but it was eventually canceled after one season. In 2017, he reunited with his Victorious costar Victoria Justice for the teen comedy The Outcasts. His most recent movie roles include The Year of Spectacular Men, The New Romantic, and Zombieland: Double Tap.