UPDATED: Check out the celebrities turning 21 in 2021!
Pop the bubbly! Joining the list of celebrities that are 21 in 2020 are actresses Joey King, Sabrina Carpenter, and Hunter Schafer, just to name a few. But you'll notice that many of the names on this list don't come from film or television - they're YouTube stars.
Many of the celebrities born in 1999 rose to fame on YouTube, since they were in their early teens when vlogging became popular. Some 21 year old celebrities have massive social media followings —makeup YouTuber James Charles has 25 million Instagram followers. Because of the rise of social media, these famous 21 year olds are from all over the map. Ethan and Grayson Dolan, the brothers behind the popular YouTube channel The Dolan Twins, are from the small township of Bethlehem, New Jersey.
Young actors and musicians definitely have more social media influence than ever before. Rapper Lil Nas X started a cultural revolution with his music video "Old Town Road ft. Billy Ray Cyrus" before the boy could even purchase an alcoholic beverage! Kiernan Shipka, of Mad Men and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina fame, is one of the 21 year old actresses you will recognize.
Read below to learn about the YouTubers, musicians, and actors born in 1999 that turned 21 in 2020. There are probably more famous people born in 1999 than you even realized.
- Joey Lynn King (born July 30, 1999) is an American actress. She gained recognition portraying Ramona Quimby in the family comedy film Ramona and Beezus (2010), an adaptation of Beverly Cleary's book series Beezus and Ramona. King also appeared in the films Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), The Conjuring (2013), White House Down (2013), Independence Day: Resurgence (2016), Wish Upon (2017), The Kissing Booth (2018), and Slender Man (2018). King received critical acclaim after starring in the anthology drama series The Act (2019). She received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series... more
- Born: 1999-07-30
- Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
- Sabrina Annlynn Carpenter (born May 11, 1999) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She had a recurring role as the young version of Chloe Goodwin in The Goodwin Games and starred as Maya Hart in the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World. She starred as Jenny Parker in 2016 Disney Channel Original Movie Adventures in Babysitting. She is signed to Hollywood Records. Her debut EP Can't Blame a Girl for Trying was released in 2014, and she has since released two full-length albums: Eyes Wide Open (2015) and Evolution (2016). Her third studio album, Singular: Act I, was released on November 9, 2018.... more
- Born: 1999-05-11
- Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania
- Photo: Imeh Akpanudosen / Getty ImagesKiernan Brennan Shipka (born November 10, 1999) is an American actress known for starring as Sabrina Spellman on the Netflix supernatural horror series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018–present) and Sally Draper on the AMC period drama series Mad Men (2007–2015). Shipka also appeared as B. D. Hyman in the FX anthology series Feud: Bette and Joan (2017) and voiced Jinora in the Avatar: The Last Airbender sequel, The Legend of Korra (2012–2014).Shipka has also starred in numerous films, including Carriers (2009), Flowers in the Attic (2014), The Blackcoat's Daughter (2015), and The Silence (2019).... more
- Born: 1999-11-10
- Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
- Montero Lamar Hill (born April 9, 1999), known professionally as Lil Nas X, is an American rapper and singer from Atlanta, Georgia. He's best known for his country rap single "Old Town Road", which achieved viral popularity from the "Yeehaw Challenge" on the social media app TikTok. "Old Town Road" peaked at number 32 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was controversially removed from the Hot Country Songs after debuting at number 19.... more
- Born: 1999-04-09
- Birthplace: Atlanta, GA