: You always hear about the child stars that end up ON DRUGS . . . or all F*CKED UP. Well that certainly wasn't the case for young Vanessa Baden.
After starring as KYRA on the 1990s Nick show Kenan and Kel, she went on to star as Vanessa in the show GULLAH GULLAH ISLAND. She went on to college, where she graduated. She's now an actress in Los Angeles and a full time mom.