Today our beloved Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen turn 21. After wishing them a heartfelt happy birthday in our minds, we began to wonder what the future holds for them and their peers now that they are officially "former child actors."

(As countless VH1 and E! Entertainment shows have shown us, being a "former child actor" is not necessarily a happy thing to be.)

Taking other "former child actors" as our guide, we predict what path the young stars of today will follow into tomorrow and beyond.