Tiffany was the teen sensation of the 80s.
Now at just 44 Tiffany has achieved a lot – including a photo shoot for Playboy, a stint on “Celebrity Fit Club” and a starring role in one of the greatest movies ever made, “Mega Python Vs. Gatoroid.”
Then: Debbie Gibson
Debbie is best known for her hits “Only in My Dreams,” “Shake Your Love,” and the No. 1 hits “Foolish Beat” and “Lost in Your Eyes.”
Now: Debbie Gibson
Now known as Deborah Gibson, the 45-year-old singer was most recently seen in the fifth installment of “Celebrity Apprentice” .
Then: Sheila E
Sheila Escovedo, known to her fans as Sheila E., joined forces with Prince early on in her career, most notably on the album “Purple Rain.”
Now: Sheila E
Thr 58-year-old singer and drummer has not quit the music biz. In fact, since the ’80s Sheila E. has collaborated with the likes of Ringo Starr, Kanye West and Beyonce.
Then: Joan Jett
After The Runaways split in 1979, Jett became an unlikely mainstream crossover star with the punk-infused rock anthems “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll,” “Crimson and Clover” and “I Hate Myself for Loving You.”
Now: Joan Jett
The 57-year-old enjoyed a newer wave of fame in 2010 thanks in part to the Runaways biopic, in which she was portrayed by “Twilight” star Kristen Stewart. She was recently added to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Then: Lita Ford
Following her stint in The Runaways, Ford steered her music in the direction of hard rock, and it paid off handsomely. After scoring a hit with “Kiss Me Deadly,” she notched a Top 10 smash with the Ozzy Osbourne duet “Close My Eyes Forever.”
Now: Lita Ford
At 57, Ford continues to record and tour like she did in her teens.
Then: Sheena Easton
In the early 80s, Scottish Sheena had hits with “9 to 5 (Morning Train),” “For Your Eyes Only” and the Kenny Rogers duet “We’ve Got Tonight.”
Now: Sheena Easton
The 56-year-old keeps to herself these days, although she did venture out in 2010 for a celebration of the 50-year career of Kenny Rogers.
Then: Suzanne Vega
Vega became an international stat in 1987.
Now: Suzanne Vega
The 56-year-old continues to write and record music. In 2011, Vega began re-recording her catalogue of albums as a way of owning the songs. “I own the publishing to my songs but I don’t own the recordings,” she explained. “This gives me something tangible that I can sell at gigs.”
Then: Sade Adu
The British singer gained international fame in the mid-’80s as the singer of the band Sade, which notched back-to-back hits with “Smooth Operator” and “The Sweetest Taboo.”
Now: Sade Adu
The famously reclusive 57-year-old doesn’t venture out in public often, so when she does, she makes it count.
Then: Samantha Fox
After beginning her career as a topless model at the age of 16, Samantha Fox parlayed her sex appeal into a music career with the 1986 hit “Touch Me (I Wanna Feel Your Body),” which hit No. 1 in 17 countries.
Now: Samantha Fox
The 49-year-old continues to entrance audiences with both her music and her body, which she showed off in a topless photo shoot for The Daily Star in 2008 after being named its top pin-up girl of all time.