When it comes to amazing young Black actresses, Hollywood is full of rising stars. From Black actresses in their 20s and teens to adorable kids who made it to the big screen before middle school, here you'll get a look at some of the best Black actresses under 25. Don't see one of your favorite young Black actresses under 25? Feel free to add them to the list!
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Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Ajiona Alexus Brown (born March 16, 1996) is an American actress known for her roles in The Rickey Smiley Show, Empire, 13 Reasons Why, Acrimony, and Breaking In. She started her career at the age of 12.
Birthplace: Decatur, Georgia, United States of America
Lauryn McClain (born January 9, 1997) is an actress and sister to China Anne McClain, known for playing Laurin on A.N.T. Farm (2012) and Janelle in Step Up: High Water (2018-2019) and for voicing Freddie in Descendants: Wicked World (2016-2017).
Priah Ferguson (born October 1, 2006) is an actress known for playing Lucas's younger sister Erica on Netflix's Stranger Things (2017-2019).
Eris Baker (born August 4, 2005) is an actress known for playing Tess Pearson on This Is Us (2016-2019) and Diane on K.C. Undercover (2017-2018).
Riele Downs (July 8, 2001) is a Canadian child actress. She is known for her role as Charlotte on the Nickelodeon television series Henry Danger, and for her role as Faith Sullivan in the 2013 film The Best Man Holiday.
Jaylen Barron (born August 31, 1998) is an American actress, known for her roles as Dominique in Showtime series Shameless and Zoe Phillips in Netflix drama Free Rein.
Eden Duncan-Smith (born October 28, 1999) is an actress known for playing teen Denise on Master of None (2017), Alma in Meadowland (2015), and Isabella in Annie (2014).
Faithe Herman (born December 27, 2008) is known for playing Darla Dudley in Shazam! (2019), Annie Pearson on This Is Us (2016-2019), and Young Angela on Watchmen (2019).
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America