The actress who played the younger version of Jennifer Garner in 13 Going On 30 has now turned 30 herself, which is enough to make any fan of the film feel ancient.
Christa B Allen played the younger Jenna Rink alongside Jennifer, 49, in the 2004 romantic comedy and she has now reached the milestone of turning 30 too.
She celebrated her 30th birthday on November 11 with a catered sushi dinner at her home, and shared an epic video with a pal to celebrate.
Spoofing the wish her character makes on her 13th birthday to be ’30, flirty and thriving’, Christa blew out the candles on a stunning cake in the shape of the number 30.
Christa also shared pictures and videos from her party, showing her in a floor-length sequinned dress with a slit up the back as she posed with her friends.
After her starring role in 13 Going On 30, Christa has continued her acting career in several films and TV shows including Revenge, as well as making.a name for herself on TikTok.
Fans of 13 Going On 30 have been loving the content she has been creating based on the movie, including a viral clip of her wearing Jennifer’s iconic colourful dress from the film for Halloween.
She told her followers at the time: ‘When I started my TikTok journey 2 years ago, I had no idea how much people would love “13 Going on 30” content. After several videos went viral, fans were asking for a sequel by the hundreds.’
Christa also teased her followers on TikTok at the start of the year about her impending 30th birthday, posting a video saying: ‘People be like, “Weren’t you the 13-year-old in 13 Going On 30??”
‘Yup… and I’m almost 30 now. Feel old yet??’
Yes. Yes, we do.