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The Best Asian Actors Under 25 

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Updated May 28, 2019 804 votes 163 voters 9.4k views 20 items

List Rules Vote up the most successful Asian actors who are 24 years old or younger.

The past few years have seen the rise of several great young Asian actors in Hollywood. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t still a long way to go when it comes to increasing the presence of young Asian actors in the industry. Here you’ll find some of the best Asian actors under 25, such as Jacob Batalan from Spider-Man: Homecoming.

One of the Asian actors under 25 that you’ll recognize is Hudson Yang of Fresh Off the Boat fame. Karan Brar is another of the top young male Asian actors. This list of famous young Asian actors includes stars like Forrest Wheeler from Fresh Off the Boat and Brandon Soo Hoo from Ender’s Game

If you don’t see your favorite young Asian actors under 25, be sure to add them to the list. And vote for your favorite Asian young actors so they rise up the list.

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Ryan Potter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Age: Age 23

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon

Ryan Potter (born September 12, 1995) is an American actor. He made his acting debut as the lead of the Nickelodeon series Supah Ninjas (2011–2013). As a voice actor, he has played Hiro Hamada ...more
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Forrest Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Forrest Wheeler Age: Age 15
Forrest Wheeler (born March 21, 2004) is an American actor. In 2014, he was cast as a series regular on the ABC comedy series Fresh Off the Boat.
3
Ian Chen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Ian Chen Age: Age 12
Ian Chen (born September 7, 2006) is an American actor. In 2014, he was cast as a series regular in the ABC comedy series Fresh Off the Boat.
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Karan Brar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Age: Age 20

Birthplace: Redmond, USA, Washington

Karan Brar (born January 18, 1999) is an American actor, best known for his child roles as Chirag Gupta in the Wimpy Kid feature film franchise, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: ...more
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Hudson Yang is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Hudson Yang Age: Age 15
Hudson David Yang (born October 24, 2003) is an American child actor. In 2014, he was cast as the lead in the ABC television series, Fresh Off the Boat. He is the son of writer and journalist ...more
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Jacob Batalon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Jacob Batalon Age: Age 22
Jacob Batalon (born October 9, 1996) is an American actor best known for his role as Ned Leeds in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Avengers: Infinity War ...more
7
Mackenyu is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Mackenyu Age: Age 22
Mackenyu Arata (born November 16, 1996) is a Japanese-American actor born in Los Angeles. He is the son of Japanese actor, producer, director, and martial artist Sonny Chiba. He starred as Cadet ...more
8
Brandon Soo Hoo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Age: Age 23

Birthplace: Pasadena, California, USA

Brandon Soo Hoo (born November 2, 1995) is an American actor, known for playing Tran in the 2008 film Tropic Thunder and for his series regular role on the Cartoon Network sketch comedy series ...more
9
Isaac Jin Solstein is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Isaac Jin Solstein Age: Age 20

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Isaac Jin Solstein appeared in the 2010 The Last Airbender.
10
Lance Lim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Lance Lim Age: Age 18
Lance Lim (December 16, 2000) is an actor known for playing Justin Chang on TV series Speechless (2016-2019), Gun-Woo on Splitting Up Together (2018-2019), and Eugene in PEN15 (2019).
11
Tenzing Norgay Trainor ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Tenzing Norgay Trainor Age: Age 17
Tenzing Norgay Trainor (born September 4, 2001) is an actor known for playing Parker Rooney on Liv and Maddie (2013-2017), Parker Rooney on Jessie (2014), and Jimbo on Knight Squad (2018). He ...more
12
Major Curda is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Major Curda Age: Age 19
Major Curda is an actor.
13
Aramis Knight is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Age: Age 19

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California, Woodland Hills

Aramis Knight (born October 3, 1999) is an American actor who has made appearances in dozens of television and an occasional movie roles. He is best known for the role of Bean in the 2013 film ...more
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Ian Ho is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Age: Age 8
Ian Ho is a Canadian-born actor best known for his role as Nicky Nelson in A Simple Favor (2018). He also plays Ryan on Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale (2019).
15
Ethan Dizon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Age: Age 17

Birthplace: West Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Ethan Dizon is a child actor.
16
Chella Man is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Age: Age 20
Chella Man (born November 26, 1998) is an American YouTuber, actor, model, and artist. He is known for sharing his experiences as a transgender, Deaf, genderqueer, Jewish person of color on ...more
17
Zhenwei Wang is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Age: Age 23

Birthplace: Handan, China

Zhenwei Wang (born October 20, 1995) is a film actor, known for playing Cheng in The Karate Kid (2010).
18
Teo Briones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Teo Briones Age: Age 14
Teo Briones (born January 11, 2005) is an actor known for playing Malcolm Cutler on Pretty Little Liars (2013), Timmy Bernardi on Days of Our Lives (2013), and Casey in Wind River (2017).
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Albert Tsai is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Albert Tsai Age: Age 14
Albert Tsai (born August 5, 2004) is an American actor. He is best known for starring as Fred on the Disney Channel comedy series Coop & Cami Ask the World (2018-2019) and as Bert Harrison ...more
20
Colin Petierre is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Asian Actors Under 25
Age: Age 20
Colin Petierre (born February 20, 1999) is a Canadian actor and dancer known for playing Josh in The Next Step (2014-2015), Sasha Roy in Backstage (2016-2017), and Bobby in Dino Dana (2018).