Holly Valance, Kylie, and Russell Crowe were all Neighbours teens who went on to become Hollywood icons.


It’s safe to say that Neighbours is home to some of Hollywood’s most recognizable stars, from Marvel deals to the critically acclaimed Quentin Tarantino films.

The soap opera, which is a classic Australian TV soap opera, has been broadcast since 1985. In 1986, it was first shown on BBC1.

Neighbours was a popular TV show in Australia and the UK, with some of the greatest ratings ever recorded.

It became the first Australian soap to be broadcast all year in the UK as of the beginning of the year.

It is not only hugely popular among fans but also the pioneer platform for many Hollywood stars.

Kylie Minogue

Scott and Charlene's wedding is still the most-watched Neighbours episode of all time
Scott and Charlene’s wedding remains the most watched Neighbours episode ever

Kylie Minogue, 53 years old, is one the most well-known celebrities to have come out of the iconic Aussie soap.

Although Spinning Around is now a Grammy-award winning artist with a $120 million net worth, her first name was Charlene Mitchell.

Kylie was soon a fan favorite playing the tomboy mechanic Charlene and was at heart of the show’s most-rated episode.

Jason Donovan played Scott Robinson in his wedding. It was a landmark moment in TV history. This episode was watched by 20 million viewers and is still the most watched episode in the series.

Even though Kylie has risen to new heights in her career, the beginning of something exciting was when she worked on Neighbours in Melbourne, her hometown.

Russell Crowe

The Gladiator actor started out with a bit-part on the hit Aussie soap
Gladiator actor began his career with a small part on an Aussie soap.

Russell Crowe, another famous face who began on Ramsey Street, is also a Ramsey Street native.

Crowe, who played Henry Ramsay’s dodgy ex-cellmate, only appeared in four episodes of the show.

Gladiator actor now 57 credits Neighbours with being one of his first roles on-screen.

After appearing on the show, the New Zealander rose to great heights and is now an Oscar-winning actor.

Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie played loveable teen Donna Freedman on Neighbours for three years
Margot Robbie played Donna Freedman, the lovable teen on Neighbours three years ago

After appearing with Leonardo DiCaprio’s The Wolf of Wall Street, the Australian beauty rose in fame.

Robbie, 31 years old, is well-known for her amazing looks and extraordinary talent. She quickly became a star on the Hollywood screens.

But her career began on Neighbours. She played Donna Freedman (the sweet, lovable teenage girl).

The Hollywood star is now amongst the highest-paid actresses in the world
Hollywood star is now one the highest-paid actresses around the globe

Robbie was on the show for almost three years but she decided to leave to pursue her career.

Suicide Squad’s actress Suicide Squad has been nominated three times for Golden Globes and two Academy Awards. She has also worked with several famous directors and actors.

Forbes listed her as one of the highest-paid actresses around the globe in 2019

Chris and Liam Hemsworth

Liam started out on Neighbours playing Josh Taylor, the paraplegic athlete
Liam started on Neighbours as Josh Taylor, a paraplegic athlete.

The Hemsworth brothers, from humble Australian roots have achieved incredible heights.

Liam, now 31, has starred in The Hunger Games. His career began on Neighbours as Josh Taylor, an athletic paraplegic.

Chris was a guest on the show, but Liam was there for only one year.

Liam's rocky relationship with singer and actress Miley Cyrus has been the source of much controversy for the actor
Liam’s turbulent relationship with Miley and singer Miley Cyrus has caused much controversy.

Christ Hemsworth (38), is now well-known as Thor from Marvel’s universe. He also starred in the rival soap, Home and Away. Jamie Kane was also a guest on one episode.

Luke Hemsworth was their older brother and appeared in Neighbours also as Nathan Tyson, a soccer player.

Holly Valance

Holly Valance played Flick Scully on the Aussie soap
Holly Valance was Flick Scully in the Aussie soap

Felicity was Felicity’s first name. “Flick”Scully in the Australian soap.

Holly was a Neighbours actress who went on to have a successful career in music. “Kiss Kiss.”

Since then, the artist has featured in CSI: Miami, Entourage and competed in Strictly Come Dancing in 2011.

Natalie Imbruglia

The 'Torn' singer started her career on Neighbours playing Beth Brennan
The ‘Torn’ singer started her career with Neighbours as Beth Brennan.

After getting into the acting world through Neighbours, Holly Valance was not the only one to choose music as a career.

After playing Beth Brennan on the soap in the early 1990s, Imbruglia quit the soap.

Her cover of Ednaswap’s “Song” was a major turning point in her singing career. “Torn”It earned Imbruglia an award nomination for Grammy.

The song’s popularity and lucrative modeling contracts are still paying off for the singer.

Delta Goodrem

Delta Goodrem played Nina Tucker on Neighbours before she became a hit singing sensation
Before she was a singing sensation, Nina Tucker was played by Delta Goodrem on Neighbours.

Australian singer, songwriter, actress began her career as Nina Tucker on Neighbours.

Delta began her career where she wanted to stay. Her role of a songwriting studentgirl was just one example of the incredible music talent she had.

The singer quit Neighbours to quickly become a global star. Innocent Eyes remains her best-selling Australian album.

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