When it comes to Hollywood, the most famous actresses can change like the seasons. With so many films and TV shows coming out one after another, there's always room for both emerging actresses and those at the peak of their careers. However, some of the most popular and best actresses today have remained in the spotlight for years, and may stay there for years to come. On the other hand, this is all up to you to decide—as fans play a large role in just who makes the headlines and even who gets cast for the next lead role. So, who do you think is the most famous actress right now in 2021?
Top female actresses like Angelina Jolie and Scarlett Johansson have spent most of their careers in the top of their class, starring in numerous roles for some of the biggest movies. Then you have the absolute greats, such as Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, and Helen Mirren—who all will go down as some of the greatest actresses of all time. Of course, we can't forget the stars of the 2010s, including Emma Stone and Margot Robbie, among many others. They're certainly some of the most popular actresses.
Famous female actors include stars like Jennifer Lawrence, who have become household names. Sometimes they're the most popular actresses or most famous actresses because of their amazing style or personalities, but other times it's because they're genuinely the top actresses in their field.
On this list, check out the top 10 female actresses - does the order seem right to you? It's always a debate to see which are the most popular female actresses in 2021. All of the top women actresses should be on this list of famous actresses. Who tops your list of the most famous actresses in the world right now? Vote up your favorite famous women actors from the list below. Also feel free to add any actresses you think are missing from the list.
- 8,6884,247Scarlett Ingrid Johansson (; born November 22, 1984) is an American actress and singer. She is... more
- 8,3054,168Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born 15 April 1990) is an English actress, model and activist.... more
- 6,4473,264Margot Elise Robbie (born 2 July 1990) is an Australian actress and film producer. She has... more
- 6,8283,484Jennifer Shrader Lawrence (born August 15, 1990) is an American actress. Her films have... more
- 5,5862,992Anne Jacqueline Hathaway (born November 12, 1982) is an American actress. One of the... more
- 5,9823,220Jennifer Joanna Aniston (born February 11, 1969) is an American actress, film producer, and... more
- 1,152612Elizabeth Marie Olsen (born February 16, 1989) is an American actress. She is Related to twin... more
- 4,8482,862Angelina Jolie (; née Voight, formerly Jolie Pitt, born June 4, 1975) is an American actress,... more
- 4,6382,750Natalie Portman (born Neta-Lee Hershlag; June 9, 1981) is an actress and filmmaker with dual... more
- 3,2951,941Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman (; born September 1, 1996) is an American actress and singer.... more
- 4,7112,811Gal Gadot Varsano (born 30 April 1985) is an Israeli actress and model. At age 18, she was... more
- 4,3852,654Emily Jean "Emma" Stone (born November 6, 1988) is an American actress. The recipient of... more
- 4,2392,570Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep (born June 22, 1949) is an American actress. Often described as the... more
- 4,1012,498Sandra Annette Bullock (; born July 26, 1964) is an American actress, producer, and... more
- 3,6812,254Julia Fiona Roberts (born October 28, 1967) is an American actress and producer. She... more
- 2,6051,684Helena Bonham Carter (born 26 May 1966) is an English actress. She is known for her roles in... more
- 2,9351,937Kate Elizabeth Winslet, (born 5 October 1975) is an English actress. She is particularly... more
- 1,021648Keira Christina Knightley, (; born 26 March 1985) is an English actress. She is the ... more
- 3,3782,268Emilia Isobel Euphemia Rose Clarke (born 23 October 1986) is an English actress. She studied... more
- 2,1781,447Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon (born March 22, 1976) is an American actress, producer, and... more
- 497298Millie Bobby Brown (born 19 February 2004) is an English actress and producer. At the age of... more
- 2,1351,484Catherine Elise Blanchett AC (born 14 May 1969) is an Australian actress and theatre director.... more
- 2,5491,793Charlize Theron ( shar-LEEZ THERR-ən; Afrikaans: [ʃarˈlis trɔn]; born 7 August 1975) is a... more
- 2,8672,051Anna Cooke Kendrick (born August 9, 1985) is an American actress and singer. She began her... more
- 2,3691,700Kristen Anne Bell (born July 18, 1980) is an American actress. She began her acting career by... more