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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- 1Age: Age 22
Birthplace: Oakland, California, USAZendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman (; born September 1, 1996) is an American actress and singer.... more
- 2Age: Age 20
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USAChina Anne McClain (born August 25, 1998) is an American actress and singer. She is a member... more
- 3Age: Age 20
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of AmericaAmandla Stenberg (born October 23, 1998) is an American actress. She portrayed Rue in The... more
- 4Storm Reid (born July 1, 2003) is an American actress. She portrayed one of the lead roles,... moreAge: Age 15
Samantha LoganAge: Age 22
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of AmericaSamantha Jade Logan (born October 27, 1996) is an American actress known for playing Nina... more
- 6Age: Age 19
Birthplace: Minneapolis, USA, MinnesotaYara Sayeh Shahidi (born February 10, 2000) is an American actress, model and activist. She... more
Ajiona AlexusAge: Age 23
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.
- 8Age: Age 14
Birthplace: Plano, TexasMarsai Martin (born August 14, 2004) is an American actress, singer, and producer. She is... more
- 9Age: Age 21
Birthplace: USA, South Carolina, ColumbiaCourtney "Coco" Jones (born January 8, 1998) is an American singer, songwriter, musician,... more
Lauryn McClainAge: Age 22
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).
- 11Age: Age 17
Birthplace: New York City, USA, New YorkSkai Jackson (born April 8, 2002) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as... more
- 12Age: Age 15
Birthplace: Houma, Louisiana, United States of AmericaQuvenzhané Wallis (born August 28, 2003) is an American actress, model, and singer. She is... more
Priah FergusonAge: Age 12
Priah Ferguson (born October 1, 2006) is an actress known for playing Lucas's younger sister Erica on Netflix's Stranger Things (2017-2019).
Jaylen BarronAge: Age 20
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.
Riele DownsAge: Age 17
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.
Eris BakerAge: Age 13
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).
Eden Duncan-SmithAge: Age 19
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).
- 18Tati Gabrielle (born January 25, 1996) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as... moreAge: Age 23
- 19Age: Age 18
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of AmericaWillow Camille Reign Smith (born October 31, 2000), known mononymously as Willow, is an... more
- 20Age: Age 22
Birthplace: California, United States of AmericaCymphonique Miller (born August 1, 1996), known professionally as Cymphonique, is an American... more
Kyal LegendAge: Age 21
Kyal Legend (born October 10, 1997) is an actress most known for playing Candie in TV movie Center Stage: On Pointe (2016), Julie Maslany in Backstage (2016-2017), and Sierra in Utopia Falls (2019).
- 22Bailey Tippen (born January 8, 2004) is an actress known for her roles as Kendra in Sleepy... more
Bailey TippenAge: Age 15
- 23Sasha Bianca Lane (born September 29, 1995) is an American actress. She made her film debut in... moreAge: Age 23
- 24Shahadi Wright Joseph (born April 30, 2005) is an American actress, singer, and dancer. She is... moreAge: Age 14
Faithe HermanAge: Age 10
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).