Many young actresses are taking Hollywood by storm, achieving impressive career accomplishments while still in their 20s. Let’s look at 31 actresses finding fame and success in the entertainment industry during this decade of life:
Already an Emmy winner at 25, Zendaya has starred in Spider-Man, Euphoria, Malcolm & Marie, and Dune.
2. Millie Bobby Brown
Millie Bobby Brown broke out as Eleven in Stranger Things and starred in Enola Holmes and Godzilla vs. Kong.
3. Florence Pugh
Oscar nominee Florence Pugh has impressed in Midsommar, Little Women, and Black Widow. She’s just 26.
4. Saoirse Ronan
Four-time Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan has wowed in Lady Bird, Little Women, and Ammonite. She’s 28.
5. Timothée Chalamet
Timothée Chalamet, 26, earned an Oscar nod for Call Me By Your Name and has starred in hits like Dune and Don’t Look Up.
6. Hailee Steinfeld
Singer and Oscar nominee Hailee Steinfeld, 25, has thrived in Pitch Perfect, Bumblebee, and Dickinson.
7. Thomasin McKenzie
New Zealand actress Thomasin McKenzie, 22, broke through in Jojo Rabbit and Last Night in Soho.
8. Anya Taylor-Joy
At just 26, Anya Taylor-Joy has starred in The Queen’s Gambit, Emma, and Last Night in Soho.
9. Elisabeth Moss
Emmy winner Elisabeth Moss, 39, stars in The Handmaid’s Tale and has excelled in films like The Invisible Man.
10. Alicia Vikander
Alicia Vikander, 33, won an Oscar for The Danish Girl and acclaim for Ex Machina and Tomb Raider.
11. Margot Robbie
Margot Robbie, 32, has been excellent in The Wolf of Wall Street, I, Tonya, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
12. Janelle Monáe
Janelle Monáe, 36, has shone acting in Moonlight and Antebellum while also succeeding as a music artist.
13. Lupita Nyong’o
Lupita Nyong’o, 39, won an Oscar for 12 Years a Slave and starred in Us, Black Panther, and Little Monsters.
14. Tessa Thompson
Tessa Thompson, 38, has impressed in Creed, Westworld, Thor: Ragnarok, and Passing.
15. Emma Stone
Oscar winner Emma Stone, 33, has sparkled in La La Land, The Favorite, Cruella, and The Amazing Spider-Man.
16. Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart, 32, has grown from Twilight to acclaimed roles in Clouds of Sils Maria and Spencer.
17. Carey Mulligan
Two-time Oscar nominee Carey Mulligan, 37, has excelled in Promising Young Woman, The Great Gatsby, and An Education.
18. Naomi Scott
Naomi Scott, 29, has shined in blockbusters like Aladdin, Charlie’s Angels, and Power Rangers.
19. Emilia Clarke
Emilia Clarke, 35, conquered Hollywood as Daenerys in Game of Thrones while starring in Last Christmas and Above Suspicion.
20. Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence, 31, remains a huge star after The Hunger Games, Silver Linings Playbook, and Don’t Look Up.
21. Keke Palmer
Keke Palmer, 28, has thrived in Nope, Hustlers, and on TV in Scream Queens and The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder.
22. Quvenzhané Wallis
Quvenzhané Wallis, 19, broke out with an Oscar nod for Beasts of the Southern Wild and also starred in Annie.
23. Kaitlyn Dever
Kaitlyn Dever, 25, has impressed in Booksmart, Dopesick, and Dear Evan Hansen.
24. Yara Shahidi
Yara Shahidi, 22, stars on Black-ish and Grown-ish while advocating for social change.
25. Angourie Rice
Australian actress Angourie Rice, 22, delivered strong work in Mare of Easttown and Black Mirror.
26. Sydney Sweeney
At just 25, Sydney Sweeney has emerged acting in Euphoria, The White Lotus, and The Handmaid’s Tale.
27. Sophia Lillis
Sophia Lillis, 20, broke through as young Beverly in It and also acted in Gretel & Hansel and I Am Not Okay with This.
28. Haley Lu Richardson
Haley Lu Richardson, 27, has sparkled in Five Feet Apart, Support the Girls, and The Edge of Seventeen.
29. Kiersey Clemons
Kiersey Clemons, 28, has appeared in Zack Snyder’s Justice League, Dope, and Transparent.
30. Olivia Cooke
Olivia Cooke, 28, has excelled in Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, Ready Player One, and House of the Dragon.
31. Alison Brie
Alison Brie, 39, stars on GLOW and Community while acting in films like The Disaster Artist and The Lego Movie.
Emerging Talents to Watch
Already accomplished and talented beyond their years, these young actresses represent the bright future of Hollywood. The entertainment world eagerly awaits their continued success.