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The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40

Updated June 18, 2019 4.8k votes 436 voters 17.0k views53 items

List RulesVote up the young Latinx actors who are already household names.

It can be difficult to build a notable career as a young celebrity, especially if you're a Latinx actor or actress.  We've put together a list of Latinx actors and actresses under 40 who are making waves with audiences and winning acclaim for their work in television and film.

We aren't only listing the best young Hispanic actors, but famous Latinx actresses and actors from other countries like Eiza González and Alfred Enoch. We also have included Afro-Latinx actors like Tessa Thompson. All of these young Latina and Latino actors are at different points in their careers, but all of them are owning their space in Hollywood and we can't wait to see where their future takes them!

Who's your pick for the best Latinx actors under 40 in Hollywood right now? Check out the list of famous young Latinx actors below and vote up the ones you think are nailing their roles and taking the industry by storm.

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  • 1
    Jessica Alba
    150
    66

    BirthplacePomona, California, United States of America

    • Sin City films
    • Dark Angel
    • Machete
  • 2
    Eiza González
    130
    53

    BirthplaceCaborca, Mexico

    • Baby Driver
    • From Dusk till Dawn: The Series
    • Alita: Battle Angel
  • 3
    Rosario Dawson
    107
    49

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    • Marvel/Netflix Universe
    • Sin City
    • Josie and the Pussycats
  • 4
    Gina Rodriguez
    155
    89

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    • Jane the Virgin
    • Ferdinand
    • Annihilation
  • 5
    Aubrey Plaza
    108
    60

    BirthplaceWilmington, Delaware, USA

    • Legion
    • Parks and Recreation
    • Ingrid Goes West
  • 6
    Odette Annable
    79
    38

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    • Cloverfield
    • Supergirl
    • House
  • 7
    Selena Gomez
    122
    78

    BirthplaceGrand Prairie, Texas, United States of America

    • Spring Breakers
    • Hotel Transylvania film series
  • 8
    Alexa Vega
    68
    32

    Alexa Vega

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, United States of America

    • Spy Kids
    • Repo! The Genetic Opera
  • 9
    Diane Guerrero
    71
    35

    BirthplaceNew Jersey, United States of America

    • Orange Is The New Black
    • Jane the Virgin
    • Doom Patrol
  • 10
    Morena Baccarin
    93
    57

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    • Gotham
    • Deadpool 2
    • Firefly
  • 11
    Victoria Justice
    93
    57

    BirthplaceHollywood, Florida, United States of America

    • Eye Candy
    • Victorious
  • 12
    Rosa Salazar
    59
    25

    Rosa Salazar

    Age: age 33
    • Alita: Battle Angel
    • Maze Runner film series
    • American Horror Story: Murder House
  • 13
    Jenna Ortega
    65
    30

    Jenna Ortega

    Age: age 15
    • Jane The Virgin
    • Elena of Avalor
  • 14
    Tessa Thompson
    79
    46

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

  • 15
    Camila Mendes
    75
    43

    Camila Mendes

    Age: age 24
    • Riverdale
    • Coyote Lake
  • 16
    Jordana Brewster
    74
    44

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama

    • The Fast and the Furious franchise
    • Lethal Weapon
    • The Faculty
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  • 17
    Adria Arjona
    49
    25

    Adria Arjona

    Age: age 26
    • Pacific Rim Uprising
    • True Detective
    • Emerald City
  • 18
    Naya Rivera
    63
    41

    BirthplaceValencia, Santa Clarita, California, United States of America

    • Glee
    • Step Up: High Water

     

  • 19
    America Ferrera
    62
    40

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

  • 20
    Demi Lovato
    83
    64

    BirthplaceAlbuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

    • From Dusk till Dawn: The Series
    • Glee
  • 21
    Cierra Ramirez
    48
    28

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    • The Fosters
    • Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors
  • 22
    Christian Serratos

    BirthplacePasadena, California, United States of America

    • The Twilight Saga film series
    • The Walking Dead
  • 23
    Carlos Valdes
    50
    35

    Carlos Valdes

    Age: age 29
    • Arrow
    • The Flash
  • 24
    Isabella Gómez
    51
    36

    Isabella Gómez

    Age: age 20

    BirthplaceMedellin, Colombia

    • One Day at a Time
    • Matador
  • 25
    Diego Luna
    54
    40

    Diego Luna

    Age: 40

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico

    • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
    • If Beale Street Could Talk
    • Elysium