Plenty of famous faces appear all across your screens on a daily basis, and in 2018, when even zoo animals are celebrities, a whole new crop of fresh and popular new celebrities are geared up to steal the spotlight this year. From the stars of 2018's best films to the voices behind 2018's greatest albums, these rising stars are making their names known - your mom might have even heard of them by now!
Whether they just entered the music scene, worked their way up the cinematic ladder, or landed a flawless triple Lutz, these cool new celebrities bring an invigorating twist to the well-worn conventions of stardom. Not only do these fresh faces usher in a new era of talent, they also set the bar for the stars of future generations who will someday follow in their footsteps.
Who do you think are the best new celebrities of 2018? Who's the most interesting, the most talented, and has the most staying-power? Vote up the stars who are most deserving of the Best New Celebrity title! Then, see who deserves to be a household name in 2019.
Chadwick BosemanAge: 37
Birthplace: Anderson, South CarolinaChadwick Aaron Boseman (November 29, 1976 – August 28, 2020) was an American actor known for his portrayals of real-life historical figures such as Jackie Robinson in 42 (2013), James Brown in Get on... more
- 622343Mason Ramsey (born November 16, 2006) is an American country music singer. After gaining Internet fame from a viral video of him singing Hank Williams' "Lovesick Blues" in a Walmart, Ramsey was... more
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USAStorm Reid (born July 1, 2003) is an American actress. She portrayed one of the lead roles, along with Oprah Winfrey, in the fantasy film A Wrinkle in Time (2018).... more
Famous DexFamous Dex (born September 6, 1993) is a Chicago rapper known for his songs "Try Me (Remix)" and "Bottle After Bottle." He followed his debut mixtape release Never Seen It Coming with a second...
Birthplace: Santa Ana, California, USA
Alternative Name: Michael JordanMichael Bakari Jordan (born February 9, 1987) is an American actor. He is known for his film roles as shooting victim Oscar Grant in the drama Fruitvale Station (2013), boxer Adonis Creed in the... more
- 379266Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell (born December 18, 2001), known professionally as Billie Eilish, is an American singer and songwriter signed to Interscope Records. Her first experience with... more
- 307221Alex Lawther (born 4 May 1995) is an English actor best known for portraying James in the Channel 4/Netflix series The End of the F***ing World and the young Alan Turing in the film The Imitation... more
- 340254Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, known by his stage name Bad Bunny, is a Puerto Rican latin trap and reggaeton singer. While working in a supermarket as a bagger, Bad Bunny gained popularity on... more
Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAAdam Rippon (born November 11, 1989) is an American figure skater. He won the 2010 Four Continents Championships and the 2016 U.S. National Championships. Earlier in his career, he won the 2008 and... more
- Millie Bobby Brown (born 19 February 2004) is an English actress and producer. At the age of twelve, she rose to prominence for her role as Jane "Eleven" Ives in the first season of Netflix science... more
- 267293Chloe Kim (born April 23, 2000) is an American snowboarder. She is a 2018 Winter Olympics gold medalist, four-time X Games gold medalist and the first woman to win a gold medal in snowboarding at the... more
- 233265Millicent "Millie" Simmonds (born March 1, 2003) is a deaf American actress who starred in the drama film Wonderstruck (2017) and the horror film A Quiet Place (2018). For Wonderstruck, she was... more
- 134174Jorja Smith (born June 11, 1997) is an English singer from Walsall, West Midlands. She has independently released numerous singles and one extended play, Project 11 (2016), and is known for her guest... more
- 137188Nora Lum is an American rapper known by the stage name Awkwafina. She originates from the Forest Hills, Queens area located in New York City. She is self-noted for her extensive satire and comical... more
- 141203Lauren Gibbs is an American bobsledder who competes as a brakeman. She was named to the U.S. Olympic team for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Gibbs played volleyball while she was a student at Brown... more
Mena MassoudMena Massoud is a Canadian actor. In July 2017, he was cast to play Aladdin in Disney's live-action remake of Aladdin. He has also worked in television; his roles include Jared Malik in the 2015... more
- 116186Joivan Wade is an English actor who first appeared in the BBC comedy Big School, before starring in teen drama Youngers on E4. He is a YouTube performer with the online comedy series Mandem On The... more
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- 109199Michelle Wolf (born June 21, 1985) is an American comedian and writer from New York City, who is a contributor for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. She will be the headliner at the 2018 White House... more
Molly GordonMolly Gordon is an actress....
Nathan ChenAge: 21
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, UtahNathan Chen (born May 5, 1999) is an American figure skater who competes in the men's singles discipline. He is a two-time World champion (2018, 2019), a 2018 Winter Olympic bronze medalist in the... more
- 83184Lana Therese Condor (born May 11, 1997) is a Vietnamese-born American actress and dancer. She made her debut as Jubilation Lee / Jubilee in the 2016 superhero film X-Men: Apocalypse. Lana Condor... more
- 334737Jarad Anthony Higgins (December 2, 1998 – December 8, 2019), known professionally as Juice WRLD, was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was best known for his... more
Noah JupeNoah Casford Jupe (born February 25, 2005) is an English actor. He is known for starring in the television series The Night Manager, the dark comedy film Suburbicon, the drama film Wonder, and the... more
- 60181George Miller (born 18 September 1992), better known by his stage name Joji and formerly by his YouTube username Filthy Frank, is a Japanese singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and former... more