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.
Birthplace: Anderson, South Carolina, United States of America
Nationality: United States of AmericaChadwick 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
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 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...
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Birthplace: Santa Ana, California, USA
Nationality: United States of AmericaMichael 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
- Billie 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
- Alex 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
Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Nationality: United States of AmericaAdam 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
- adj8549974 addedMillie 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
- Chloe 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
- Millicent "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
- Jorja 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
- Nora Lum (born June 2, 1988), known professionally as Awkwafina, is an American actress, comedian, internet personality, rapper, author, and television host. She rose to prominence in 2012 when her... more
- Mason 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
- Lauren 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
- Joivan 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
- Michelle 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
- Benito 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
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- Lana 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
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah
Nationality: United States of AmericaNathan 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
- Gideon Adlon is an actress....
- Noah 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
- George 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
- Jarad 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