Where Is the Cast of iCarly Now? Check In On Miranda Cosgrove, Jennette McCurdy and More

Jennette McCurdy may not be returning for the reboot of iCarly but Miranda Cosgrove, Nathan Kress and more are! See what the cast is up to eight years after the Nickelodeon series wrapped.

By Cydney Contreras Mar 03, 2021 3:29 PMTags
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Here's another reason why 2021 is looking up: Miranda CosgroveJerry Trainor and Nathan Kress have signed on for a reboot of iCarly, which came to an end after six seasons in 2012.

The reboot of the Nickelodeon series will premiere on Paramount+ and will largely feature much of the original cast, save for Noah Munck and Jennette McCurdy, who recently confirmed she's done acting. 

"I quit a few years ago to try my hand and writing and directing—it's going great," she explained on the latest episode of her Empty Inside podcast. "My mom put me in it when I was 6 and by sort of age, I guess, 10 or 11, I was the main financial support for my family...I ultimately quit after my mom passed away because with her death kind of died a lot of her ideas for my life."

At this time, it's unclear where iCarly will pick back up, seeing as the show ended with Carly (Miranda) moving to Italy with her dad and Sam (Jennette) reuniting with Ariana Grande's Victorious character on the spinoff series, Sam & Cat.

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Regardless, fans of the Nickelodeon series are more than excited to see what's happened to the beloved characters in the eight years since they said goodbye. And Nathan is excited to return to his role as Freddie too. He tweeted, "Wake up the members of my nation," a lyric from the show's theme song.

So much has changed for Nathan (we're talking marriage plus fatherhood) and the rest of the cast over the past almost decade. From major career changes to blockbuster roles, check out what the cast is up to these days in our gallery below!

Miranda Cosgrove

Over the years, the star has made appearances on many TV shows, including Crowded and The Goldbergs. She also provided the voice of Margo in the Despicable Me movies. Recently, the 27-year-old played the role of Rachel in the Vince Vaughn film North Hollywood and hosts her own CBS series, Mission Unstoppable with Miranda Cosgrove. She's also set to appear in the iCarly reboot.

Nathan Kress

Fans remember him as Freddie, but nowadays he goes by another name: Daddy! The actor is a proud father to daughter Rosie Carolyn Kress, 2, and he and his wife, London, are expecting another baby later this year. 

"Absolutely thrilled to announce that Baby Girl #2 is well on the way!!" Kress, 28, shared in an Instagram post last October. "After multiple previous miscarriages, we can thankfully report that mom and baby are doing perfectly so far."

He's also acted in a number of TV shows, including Alive in Denver, and is expected to appear in the iCarly revival.

Jennette McCurdy

After Sam & Cat came to an end in July 2014, the star went on to act in in Netflix's Between. She's also launched the podcast Empty Inside, in which she's interviewed stars like David ArchulettaApolo Ohno and Lolo Jones. McCurdy, 28, is the only original cast member not returning for the Paramount+ revival. In March 2020, she confirmed she had officially quit acting

"My experience with acting is, I'm so ashamed of the parts I've done in the past," she said on her podcast Empty Inside. "I resent my career in a lot of ways. I feel so unfulfilled by the roles that I played and felt like it was the most cheesy, embarrassing. I did the shows that I was on from like 13 to 21, and by 15, I was already embarrassed. My friends at 15, they're not like, 'Oh, cool, you're on this Nickelodeon show.' It was embarrassing. And I imagine there's a very different experience to be had with acting if you're proud of your roles, and if you feel fulfilled by them."


Jerry Trainor

Believe it or not, Trainor, who played Carly's goofy big brother Spencer, is a die-hard Bachelor fan. In fact, when he isn't doing improv, the 44-year-old is co-hosting the podcast Will You Accept This Rose? He's also appeared on shows like Netflix's No Good Nick and is appearing in the iCarly reboot.

Noah Munck

No one was more loved on iCarly than the Gibster. Following his role as this character, the 24-year-old actor transformed into the equally out-there "Naked Rob" in ABC's The Goldbergs

Mary Scheer

She may not play Mrs. Benson onscreen anymore, but for $59 the Mad TV alum will reprise the role for personalized videos on Cameo. Scheer also had a recurring role on the Disney Channel series Bunk'd.

Reed Alexander

Reed has said goodbye to the acting world and hello to journalism. The 26-year-old has bylines in publications like CNN, Dow Jones and the BBC. 

This story was originally published on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 2:16 p.m. PT.