8. ADRIENNE BAILON

Films: The Cheetah Girls (2003), The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006), The Cheetah Girls: One World (2008)

After 3LW broke up, we thought Bailon's foray into a Disney channel movie would be the ultimate career killer for the singer. Surprisingly, The Cheetah Girls became one of the company's most successful franchises ever and saved Bailon from fading into utter obscurity.