Top Female Under 30 Actresses
By Jade Kerr - June 12, 2022

At best, being a successful actor is a long shot, and parlaying that profession into high-grossing box office figures appears to be an unachievable dream. However, several young movie stars have precisely established themselves as next-level elites in the film business and left their impact long before they reach their forties. From box office success to their films, these young actors have been nominated for and won numerous awards for their roles.

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Selena Gomez’s career as an immensely talented actor and singer started with a part in the Disney Channel series “Barney” from 2002 to 2004. She landed the lead role in the Disney Channel show “Wizards of Waverly Place” in 2007 and continued to work on the movie until 2012. She has starred in several other tv and motion pictures, and she served as an executive producer on the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why.” Gomez’s singing career will be far more well-known, with over 7 million album sales with her 2020 album “Rare” debuting at #1 on the Billboard 200. With a stellar career upwards of 17 years, Chlo Grace Moretz, 23, has acted in various blockbusters, including “Kick-A**,” for which she received an MTV Movie Award, and “The Equalizer.” Moretz was also named People’s Choice Award winner for favorite movie actress under 25 in 2012. Current projects include the film “After Exile” and an unnamed sequel to “The Addams Family,” in which she voices Wednesday Addams.

Hailee Steinfeld’s career began with a few television appearances. Still, her breakout role as Mattie in the 2010 version of the film “True Grit” catapulted her to popularity and won her Oscar and Golden Globe award nominations. Zendaya is more than simply an actress; she also sings and dances. She began her career as a child supermodel and backing dancer before breaking into the acting world with a part in the Disney Channel comedy “Shake It Up.” Her cinematic credits include “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” which earned $117 million in its first weekend. Zendaya also portrays Rue in the HBO series “Euphoria,” for which she received an Emmy nomination for best lead actress in 2020.