After long nine years of being on air, One Tree Hill was officially cancelled on their 9th season and since then many things have changed for some of our favorite One Tree Hill Stars. If you were never really a fan of the show, it was a television series that followed the lives of a group of high school kids in Tree Hill and touched upon many sensitive topics that were geared toward teens. So let’s take a look where some of the most memorable One Tree Hill stars ended up!
1 Chad Michael Murray
Chad Michael Murray was one of the most memorable One Tree Hill stars, playing the part of a very charming and brooding Lucas Scott. Since the show he has starred in several projects such as a House of Wax, Christmas Cupid, Southland and Fruitvale Station. After a brief marriage to co-star Sophia Bush, he began dating Kenzie Dalton but they split in 2013.
2 Sophia Bush
Sophia Bush played the role of Brooke Davis, whom everyone wanted to be. After the show, she actually ended up dating three of her co-workers. She first tied the knot with Chad Michael Murray only to get divorced several months later. She was than reported to be dating James Lafferty until 2008 and Austin Nichols until 2012. As for her career, Sophia Bush remained on the small screen and became part of the Chicago PD cast!
3 Bethany Joy Lenz
Who can forget Bethany Joy Lenz as Haley James Scott? She was one of the most lovable characters with the most interesting turn of events. In real life, the actress herself got married in 2005 and welcomed a baby girl in 2011. Unfortunately the couple announced their divorce only a year later. The actress wasn’t about to quit acting after One Tree Hill, so she hooked a job on Dexter in season 8.
4 James Lafferty
It seems like most of the actors from One Tree Hill (OTH) have moved on to other television series that are just as successful! After playing a high school basketball star on OTH, James Lafferty moved on to join NBC’s drama Crisis. After shortly dating Sophia Bush, he began seeing Eve Hewson, who is the daughter of Bono from U2.
5 Hilarie Burton
Since One Tree Hill, Hilarie Burton has starred on the US drama White Collar and even appeared on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, where she had a major effect on the fate of two characters. As for her dating life, she and Jeffrey Dean Morgan welcomed a little baby boy, Gus in 2010.
6 Austin Nichols
Austin Nichols came on to One Tree Hill a little later in the storyline but nonetheless left a big impression! Since OTH, he starred in Ray Donovan, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and Parkland alongside Zac Efron. After reportedly dating Sophia Bush, he later moved on to Chloe Bennet who is also in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
7 Paul Johanson
Although Paul Johanson was not of the most lovable characters on the show, he still played a vital role in the development of the plot. After completing his big gig on OTH, he moved on to smaller roles. He appeared in Dear Elenor and starred in an episode of CSI.
Their One Tree Hill days might be over, but the fans still have their eyes peeled on their favorite stars. The long-running show left a big impression on the audience for the nine years that it was one the air. Who was your favorite character on the show?