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The Best Asian Actresses Under 25

Updated July 13, 2020 3.3k votes 533 voters 23.8k views27 items

List RulesVote up the most successful Asian actresses who are 24 years old or younger.

Hollywood may have a long way to go as far as diversity, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have amazing young Asian actresses appearing in projects right now. This list features the rising Asian actresses under 25.

While you'll likely recognize several of these Asian actresses in their 20s, you may find a few new favorites, such as Hailee Steinfeld or Sydney Park. Other amazing young Asian actresses in Hollywood include Lyrica Okano and Auli’i Cravalho. Lana Condor is probably one of the best Asian actresses under 25 that you recognize, from Netflix hit To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before. There are many young Asian actresses under 20 as well, like Modern Family’s Aubrey Anderson-Emmons. She’s already made a name for herself even though she’s only 11 years old! 

Young Asian American actresses like Piper Curda have gained fame on Disney Channel TV shows, while other young Asian actresses in Hollywood are voice actors, such as Kristen Li. Help promote your favorite Asian actresses under 30 by voting them up. And if you don’t see your favorite Asian American actresses on the list, feel free to add them - as long as they’re 24 years old or younger.

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    Auli'i Cravalho
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    Auli'i Cravalho

    Age: Age 18
    Auliʻi Cravalho (born November 22, 2000) is an American actress and singer. She made her... more on Wikipedia
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    Lana Condor
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    Lana Condor

    Age: Age 22
    Lana Therese Condor (born May 11, 1997) is a Vietnamese-born American actress and dancer. She... more on Wikipedia

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    Erika Tham
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    Erika Tham

    Age: Age 19
    Erika Tham (born December 15, 1999) is a Canadian actress, singer, and dancer. She is known... more on Wikipedia
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    Ashley Liao
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    Ashley Liao

    Age: Age 17
    Ashley Liao (born October 21, 2001) is an actress, best known for appearing as Lola in... more on Wikipedia
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    Hailee Steinfeld
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    Hailee Steinfeld

    Age: Age 22

    BirthplaceTarzana, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Hailee Steinfeld (born December 11, 1996) is an American actress and singer. Her breakthrough... more on Wikipedia

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    Sydney Park
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    Sydney Park

    Age: Age 21

    BirthplaceUSA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Sydney Park (born October 31, 1997) is an American actress and comedian. She is best known... more on Wikipedia
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    Melody B. Choi
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    Melody B. Choi

    Age: Age 18
    Melody B. Choi (born in 2001) is a Canadian actress of Chinese descent. In 2011, she was... more on Wikipedia
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    Madison Hu
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    Madison Hu

    Age: Age 16
    Madison Hu (born June 2, 2002) is an actress known for starring in Disney Channel series... more on Wikipedia
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    Chelsea Zhang
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    Chelsea Zhang

    Age: Age 22
    Chelsea T. Zhang (born November 6, 1996) is an actress who has appeared in films Me and Earl... more on Wikipedia
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    Tiffany Espensen
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    Tiffany Espensen

    Age: Age 20

    BirthplaceLianjiang County, China

    Tiffany Espensen (born February 10, 1999) is an American actress. She began her career as a... more on Wikipedia
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     Siena Agudong
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    Siena Agudong

    Age: Age 14
    Siena Agudong (born August 19, 2004) is an actress and Young Entertainer Award winner who is... more on Wikipedia
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    Brianne Tju
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    Brianne Tju

    Age: Age 20

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Brianne Ashleigh Tju (born June 14, 1998) is an American actress. She is known for her roles... more on Wikipedia
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    Nayah Damasen
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    22

    Nayah Damasen

    Age: Age 14
    Nayah Damasen (born November 6, 2004) is an actress known for her recurring role as Kimmie... more on Wikipedia
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    Peyton Elizabeth Lee
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    Peyton Elizabeth Lee (born May 22, 2004) is an American actress. She is known for playing the... more on Wikipedia
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    Ysa Penarejo
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    28

    Ysa Penarejo

    Age: Age 19
    Ysa Penarejo (born March 29, 2000) is a dancer and actress, best known for playing Toulane... more on Wikipedia
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    Lyrica Okano
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    Lyrica Okano

    Age: Age 24
    Lyrica Okano (born November 9, 1994) is an American actress. She is known for playing the role... more on Wikipedia
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    Paris Berelc
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    Paris Berelc

    Age: Age 20

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Paris Berelc is an American actress, best known for her role as Skylar Storm in the Disney XD... more on Wikipedia
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    Aubrey Anderson-Emmons
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    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, United States of America

    Aubrey Frances Anderson-Emmons (born June 6, 2007)is an American child actress, best known for... more on Wikipedia

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    Lily Chee
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    Lily Chee

    Age: Age 15
    Lily Chee (born September 19, 2003) is a model and actress who has done work for brands like... more on Wikipedia
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    Kristen Li
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    Kristen Li

    Age: Age 17
    Kristen Li (born April 26, 2002) is an actress known for voicing Bubbles in the revival of the... more on Wikipedia
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    ViviAnn Yee
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    ViviAnn Yee

    Age: Age 12
  • 22
    Nina Lu
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    Nina Lu

    Age: Age 15
    Nina Lu (born September 18, 2003) is an actress who is best known for playing Tiffany Chen on... more on Wikipedia
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    Piper Curda
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    Piper Curda

    Age: Age 21
    Piper Joy Curda (born August 16, 1997) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her... more on Wikipedia
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    Tati Gabrielle
    Tati Gabrielle (born January 25, 1996) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as... more on Wikipedia

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    Haley Tju
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    Haley Tju

    Age: Age 18