As 2020 comes to a close, it's time to look towards the future. Celebrities born in 1996 are turning 25 next year — that's a whole quarter of a century! There's so many actors, singers, musicians, and athletes who have established themselves early in their careers. Let's find out more about these soon-to-be 25 year old celebrities.
One of the most iconic names on this list is Lorde, a New Zealand singer-songwriter known for such hits as "Royals" and "Team". Her 2017 album Melodrama was critically acclaimed as a unique collection of youthful pop songs. Another female celebrity who is turning 25 is singer, actress, and dancer Zendaya. As a teen, she starred on the Disney Channel show Shake It Up! alongside Bella Thorne. Now, she's grown into her roles in Spider-Man: Homecoming and the popular HBO series Euphoria.
You'll also find Anya Taylor-Joy on this list, who had a star-making turn as Beth Harmon in the smash hit Netflix series The Queen's Gambit. Other celebrities born in 1996 include singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi, Spider-Man actor Tom Holland, and actress Hailee Steinfeld.
Keep reading this list to learn more about the celebrities turning 25 next year. How many do you recognize?
- Anya Taylor-Joy (born April 16, 1996) is an American-born Argentine-British actress. Her breakthrough role was Thomasin in the horror film The Witch. She was nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2017. She has also starred in Glass (2019), Thoroughbreds (2017), and Split (2016).... more
- Born: 1996-04-16
- Birthplace: Miami, FL
- Sophie Turner (born February 21, 1996) is an English actress. Turner is best known for her role as Sansa Stark on the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones, which earned her a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Supporting Young Actress in a TV Series. She has also starred in the television film The Thirteenth Tale, the independent thriller Another Me, and the action-comedy Barely Lethal. She will star in the title role of Mary Shelley in the upcoming biographical drama Mary Shelley's Monster.... more
- Born: 1996-02-21
- Birthplace: Northampton, England
- Florence Pugh (born January 3, 1996) is an English actress. She made her professional acting debut in the mystery film The Falling (2014) and had her breakthrough with a leading role in the independent drama Lady Macbeth (2016). Her performance as an unhappily married woman in the latter won her the British Independent Film Award for Best Actress. Pugh went on to portray Elizabeth de Burgh in the Netflix historical film Outlaw King (2018).... more
- Born: 1996-01-03
- Birthplace: Oxford, United Kingdom
- Kaitlyn Rochelle Dever (born December 21, 1996) is an American actress. She gained recognition for her roles in the FX crime drama series Justified (2011–2015), the ABC/Fox sitcom Last Man Standing (2011–present), and the Netflix drama miniseries Unbelievable (2019), the last of which earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress – Miniseries. Dever took on supporting parts in various films, such as Bad Teacher (2011), The Spectacular Now (2013), Short Term 12 (2013), Detroit (2017), and Beautiful Boy (2018). She also had leading roles in the 2019 films Them That Follow and Booksmart.... more
- Born: 1996-12-21
- Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America