The 5 Most Popular Teen Idols Of The 1980s
The most popular young actors and singers of the 1980s. Featuring Jason Donovan and Simon Le Bon. Who was your '80s idol?
1. Jason Donovan
Donovan played Scott in Neighbours, before becoming a pop sensation - his debut album Ten Good Reasons was one of the highest-selling albums of 1989.
2. New Kids On The Block
The most popular young band on the ‘80s. New Kids On The Block sold over 80 million albums!
3. Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe was a huge ‘80s icon, in part thanks to his role in the ‘Brat Pack’, a clique of young actors who partied together off-screen and worked together on-screen.
4. Simon Le Bon
Simon Le Bon was lucky to escape the ‘80s, considering the hoards of fans that used to throw themselves at him! If you were a teen who liked music in the ‘80s, the chances of having a Duran Duran poster on your wall were quite high!
5. Emilio Estevez
Another member of the ‘Brat Pack’, Estevez shot to teen idol fame in the 1980s thanks to his films ‘The Breakfast Club’ and ‘The Outsiders.’