There are people who got famous a bit older, like Alan Rickman, Harrison Ford, and Sting – they all ‘made it’ after the age of thirty. However, there’s also the other end of the spectrum – actors and actresses who have made it to stardom or started acting professionally at the ripe age of four or, at the very latest, in their early teens. Wondering who those might be? Well, you’re in for a treat, for this is our list dedicated to actors under 25 who have already solidified their positions as Hollywood’s most-wanted young talent.
Once you start reading this list, you’ll see some patterns emerging, a sort of formula for becoming a star. So, from the dossiers of these young actors under 25, you’ll see that most of them started off as a) actors in commercials, b) actors on Broadway, c) were homeschooled, and d) have famous parents. That said, they also do not lack crazy charisma, tons of talent, and an impeccable work attitude. But, if you ever thought about making it big on the scene or on the screen, your best shot would be to combine all of these factors and just go for it. One thing, though, if your parents aren’t famous now, you should probably wait for them to become celebrities first. Otherwise – you’re good to go to become one of the top actors under 25 basically right now.
Right, so are you ready to check out these young celebrities? If so, you know what to do here – scroll down below until you reach the photos of our beloved starlets, give your vote to the ones you were happy to see here, and maybe even share this article of the best actors under 25 with your friends.
Sadie Sink In An Episode Of “The Americans” (2013) At 11 Years Old And At 20 In “The Whale” (2022)
Sadie Sink has made it big with her role in Stranger Things, but that didn’t make this young actress sleep on her laurels. If you haven’t already, watch The Whale (2022) — it’s amazing!
Jenna Ortega In An Episode Of “CSI: NY” (2012) At 10 Years Old And At 20 In “Scream 5” (2022)
Jenna Ortega, a.k.a the ultimate, most-Wednesday Wednesday ever, is no newbie at acting! From Disney productions to horror movies to indie slashers, at age 20 Ortega already has a prominent career.
Millie Bobby Brown In “Once Upon A Time In Wonderland” (2013) At 9 Years Old And At 18 In “Stranger Things” (2022)
You might not know this, but Millie Bobby Brown is one of the top-paid young actresses of today! She got an upfront payment of $10 million for her role in the Enola Holmes 2.
Bella Ramsey In “Game Of Thrones” (2016) At 13 Years Old And At 18 In “The Last Of Us” (2023)
Bella Ramsey is just iconic and we need her on-screen ASAP. It’s all there is to it.
Gaten Matarazzo In “Les Misérables” On Broadway (2014) At 12 Years Old And At 20 In “Honor Society” (2022)
Who doesn’t love Gaten, am I right? For now, however, Gaten is back to working on Broadway productions and we’ll definitely miss his on-screen presence.
Elle Fanning In “I Am Sam” (2001) At 3 Years Old And At 22 In “All The Bright Places” (2020)
Elle Fanning was a star in most of our childhoods, and we are happy to see her thriving career!
Finn Wolfhard In The “Retro Oceans” By Facts Music Video (2012) At 10 Years Old And At 20 In “When You Finish Saving The World” (2022)
Although Wolfhard’s role in Stranger Things wasn’t a debut, that was what definitely propelled his career further. And Hey, why stop there when you know you’re about to make something great!
Storm Reid In “12 Years A Slave” (2013) At 10 Years Old And At 19 In “The Last Of Us” (2023)
Although she’s only nineteen, Storm has acted in many fan favorites. You might also recognize her from HBO’s Euphoria, where she played Georgia Bennet, Rue’s little sister.
Kiernan Shipka In An Episode Of “Monk” (2006) At 7 Years Old And At 23 In “Swimming With Sharks” (2022)
Remember her from Mad Men? Yeah, the little Sally! Anyway, little Sally, we mean Kiernan is all grown now and we’ll see plenty of movies with her name; we’re sure about this.
Caleb Mclaughlin In “Dreams Of Origami Fortunes” (2012) At 11 Years Old And At 21 In “Stranger Things” (2022)
Although Caleb know is a familiar face, did you know that his first role was actually on Broadway as the Young Simba in The Lion King musical? Seems it’s either Broadway or commercials if you want to kickstart your acting career.
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