Fame and fanfare are two factors that drive the lives of celebrities. While some people march into the hall of fame in their 20’s, other take a longer time to become the heartthrob of their fans. Well, you might be wondering about the teens who have already added enough to their fame and wealth. True indeed, these young celebrities have been changing the lifestyle of various sections of people. They are the trend setters in acting, music and various art forms. Here are the names of top ten celebrities under 20 that you are waiting for.
1. Kiernan Shipka – The star in Madmen
Born in 1999, this actress from the US became popular with her performance in the AMC TV series, ‘Madmen’. In this series, she played the role of Sally, the daughter of Betty and Don Draper. From 2012, she started playing the role of Jinora in ‘The Legend of Korra’, the popular television show. She was also a part of the 2010 movie, ‘Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore’. By 2015, she made her fame more pronounced by appearing in three more movies. These include ‘One and Two’. ‘Fan Girl’ and ’ February’.
2. Jacob Lofland – The guy in maze Runner
Jacob Lofland is among the youngest male actors who have made their way into the list. He was born in 1999 and appeared as Neckbone in ‘Mud’. He also played the role of Aris in ‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’. In 2016, he appeared in his first movie, ‘Free State of Jones’. Matthew McConaughey starred in the movie and it was a popular hit. He also appeared in the movie called ‘North’, and it is a light-hearted movie to watch.
3. Zachary Gordon – The Wimpy Kid
He was born in 1998 and by now, has gained enough fame to get his name in this list. He is best known for his role as Greg Heffley in the movie, ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’. It was originally a book and later a movie was made based on the story. In 2016, he appeared in ‘Killing Animals’, a drama which also has Cody Christian and James Franco. Apart from this, he was also a part of the documentary movie, known as ‘The Gettysburg Address’.
4. Cameron Boyce – The baby-faced beauty
This guy from Los Angeles became a star at the age of 15. He was born in 1999 and marched into fame with his performance in various movies, television commercials and break dance. He has a cute, baby-like face that adds to his popularity. He has already appeared in nine TV commercials and five films. Back in 2012, he also won a Young Artists award for his performance in a feature film. He is a part of the break-dancing group called X Mob.
5. Jaden – The rapper-actor
He is one of the most successful teens, accomplishing more than most other celebrities of his age. He was born in 1998. He is eventually the son of Jada Pinkett and Smith Will Smith, but proved his mettle with something special. Still, many believe that inherited his talents from his parents. He impressed the movie lovers with his performance in ‘The Pursuit of Happyness’ and ‘The Karate Kid’. Both these movies became popular in the last decade.
6. Bella Thorne – The versatile child actress
She is an eminent female actress under 20, born in 1997. She was a part of the film called ‘Blended’ (2014), which starred Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler. She also became popular for the television show called ‘Shake It Up’. In 2010, she played a part in ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’. Apart from these, she also gained substantial fame for her roles in the television series known as ‘Scream’ and ‘K.C. Undercover’.
7. Peyton List – The celebrity from the US
This celebrity form the US was born in 1998 and is best known for her performance in ‘Jessie’, a popular television show. Back in 2008, she performed in ‘27 Dresses’. Apart from these, she appeared in a number of TV series, including ‘Ultimate Spider-Man’. ‘Austin & Ally’ and ‘Good Luck Charlie’ are two more popular series in which she played different roles. In 2015, she was a part of the movie ‘The Outskirts’. In a nutshell, Peyton List has experienced different shades of her profession in a short time.
8. Elle Fanning – The ‘Maleficent’ girl
She is from Georgia and happens to be the younger sister of Dakota Fanning, the eminent child actress. She appeared in a few films, but that was sufficient for her to make enough fame. She was a part of the film called ‘Maleficent’, (2014), in which Angelina Jolie played the key role. She played the part of Princess Aurora, which touched the hearts of the viewers. Apart from this, she also played a role in the movie, ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’, which starred Brad Pitt.
9. Rico Rodriguez – The future comedian
He is one of the most popular child actors of recent times. Initially, he appeared in ‘Modern Family’ and in 2012, he released a book which made him a celebrity. Currently, he is continuing with ‘Modern Family’, besides appearing a few movies. However, his role in films is limited to just a few. These include ‘El Americano: The Movie’. In this movie, he played the part of ‘Cuco’. It was an animated movie and was loved by the masses.
10. Willow Shields – The Mexican beauty
This Mexican actress is one of the youngest celebrities who made a good name in quick time. She appeared in the film called ‘The Hunger Games’ in 2012 and created an immediate impact. As her fanfare expanded, she continued with her good work in the following films. These included ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ (2013) and ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014). In 2015, she appeared in the next film of the series, known as ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ and played the role of Primrose Everdeen. She was also a part of two other films which cemented her place in the list.
Hopefully, you are acquainted with these celebrities. The upcoming years are likely to bring more opportunities to the young talents. Let’s hope for some absorbing performances from the young celebrities in the years to come.