Arrests and a rescued baby: The cast of Zoey 101 now, 15 years later.

15 years since Zoey 101 premiered on Nickelodeon, the kids from Pacific Coast Academy (PCA) are back together.

Over the weekend, original cast members along with popular social media influencers got together for an online event to premiere the show's revamped theme song, 'Follow Me (Zoey 101)'.


Now, after seeing photos of our favourite cast mates back together, we couldn't help but wonder what the actors have been doing since the show finished.

So we did some digging.

Here's what the cast has been up to, 15 years after Zoey 101 began.

Jamie Lynn Spears / Zoey Brookes

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After three years and four seasons of playing Zoey Brooks, the network cancelled Zoey 101. The same year, Spears became pregnant with her first child. She was 16.

"When I became pregnant my world came crashing down," she said of finding out she was pregnant in a petrol station bathroom in the 2016 documentary Jamie Lynn Spears: When the Lights Go Out.

Six years after Zoey 101, Spears released a country album called The Journey. She's also done a lot of songwriting for other artists – in 2016, she won an award from the Nashville Songwriters Association.

In March 2014, Spears married businessman Jamie Watson. They welcomed their first child together, Ivey Joan, in 2018.


In 2020, she landed her first big acting role since Zoey 101, playing Noreen Fitzgibbons on Sweet Magnolias

Paul Butcher / Dustin Brooks

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Paul Butcher played Zoey's younger brother, Dustin Brooks, who she was constantly getting out of sticky situations. Since the show ended in 2008, Butcher continued to do various acting gigs. He appeared in a guest role on Criminal Minds and voiced guest characters on American Dad and The Mighty B.

Now, he's a musician.

Since 2010, he's been releasing music, including covers of famous songs such as Shawn Mendes' 'Mercy' and One Direction's 'Little Things'.

He's just released his latest single, 'Freaky (Tus Manos)'. 

Butcher has also remained close friends with co-star Victoria Justice.

Sean Flynn / Chase Matthews

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Sean Flynn played Chase Matthews, Zoey's first friend at PCA and the guy who was in love with her from the moment they met. In the last season, the two finally became a couple.

Since the show, Flynn has done little acting. In 2013, he appeared in the movie The Last of Robin Hood.

Now, he's a producer at an entertainment company called Donatello Arm.

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Matthew Underwood / Logan Reese

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Matthew Underwood played the spoilt rich kid of PCA, Logan Reese. He was best friends and roommates with Chase.

Now, Underwood prefers to be behind the camera and works as a filmmaker.

He's directed various short films and television shows including The Unicorn Sisters, The Alien, and The Golden Stars. Some of them, his co-star Sean Flynn appeared in.

In April 2012, Underwood was arrested and charged with possession of drugs. He was found in his bedroom with a 17-year-old girl. A few months later, he was charged with violating his probation when he was found at a hookah lounge he co-owned.

Five years on in 2017, the actor saved a four-month-old baby from a serious car crash, after the parents passed out from drug use. 


Christopher Massey / Michael Barret

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Christopher Massey played another friend of Zoey's, Michael Barret. 

After the show ended in 2008, Massey appeared in a couple guest roles on TV shows including Everybody Hates Chris and Switched at Birth.

He's now a musician and dad.

In the past two years, he's released two albums, King Drippin and Centralia Love

In April 2016, Massey was arrested and charged with misdemeanour domestic violence after he reportedly shoved his then-girlfriend Cassalei Jackson.

These days, Massey has two children with his partner Bria Miller: Bella Rose and Carter Christopher. He also shares a daughter Mariah with Jackson.

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Erin Sanders / Quinn Pensky

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Erin Sanders played Zoey's smart friend Quinn Pensky. At the beginning of the show, she and Logan hated each other and by the end, they were secretly dating. 

When Zoey 101 ended, Sanders appeared on another popular Nickelodeon show Big Time Rush. She played Camille Roberts. In 2008, she played Eden Baldwin on The Young and the Restless.


In the years following, Sanders appeared in guest roles on various popular television shows including, The Mentalist, CSI: Miami and Mad Men.

This year, she's set to appear in the sketch comedy All That with various Zoey 101 co-stars, and in the film The Call.

She also teaches yoga.

Victoria Justice / Lola Martinez

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Victoria Justice joined the cast of Zoey 101 in season two, playing Zoey's new roommate Lola Martinez.

Two years after the show finished, Justice landed her own show on Nickelodeon Victorious. The show launched the careers of Ariana Grande and Dynasty's Elizabeth Gillies.

The show went for four seasons.

After that, Justice played the female lead in the 2013 film Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List, and in 2016, she played Janet Weiss in The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again. 

Most recently, she appeared in the 2019 coming-of-age film Summer Night.

In 2020, Justice announced that she would be releasing some new music soon. 

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