Top 10 Young Dark-Skinned Actresses Who Are Bound To Make History In Film Industry

Salena Harshini |Mar 18, 2021

By rapidly working night and day, these young black actresses are affirming their spots in the entertainment industry.

The big and small screens see the rise of beauties from all races. And black actresses also top the charts with their immaculate beauty and talents. See the young black actresses in Hollywood that we have rounded up and how they make a statement.

1. China Anne McClain

The 23-year-old girl gained worldwide fame after she joined Disney and starred in lots of special films. Although she has not had any new filmy project at the moment, she is being a sensual TikTok celeb.

China Anne Mcclain
China McClain was in Descendants, Grown Ups, Hubie Halloween, and more.

2. Zoë Kravitz

Another young black actress who left an immense impression on the audience is Zoë Isabella Kravitz. The model-actress comes from a family of entertainment. Her father is musician Lenny Kravitz while her mother is Lisa Bonet.

Zo Kravitz
Zoë Kravitz is a successful model and starlet.

She has worked for many fashion magazines like Elle, Venus Zine. Zoe stars in renowned movies like Mad Max: Fury Road, and the upcoming The Batman flick.

3. Zendaya

Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman is not just a movie star, a singer, but also a fashion icon. The 25-year-old girl was born in California, United States. As one of the young black actresses under 30, she gained attention in a lot of big films.

She is one of the most gorgeous young black actresses in town.

Some of her numerous projects name The Greatest Showman, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Euphoria, Malcolm & Marie.

4. Kiersey Clemons

Born Kiersey Nicole Clemons on 17 December 1993, she grew up in California. The young lady owns stunning beauty features that can make eyes pop. For the unknown, her father is African-American while her mother is Caucasian.

Kiersey Clemons
Kiersey Clemons is of African descent.

She is part of DC’s films for Justice League. In the forthcoming, she will be featuring in The Flash (2022).

5. Keke Palmer

Professionally known as Keke Palmer, Lauren Keyana “Keke” Palmer started her career at the age of 5. As she comes from a clan of actors, people had high expectations for her.

Keke Palmer
She has won many accolades for her commitment to acting.

In spite of all odds, one of the young black actresses maintained a positive attitude and did not disappoint.

The latest work she was in is Hustlers which also stars Jennifer Lopez, Cardi B, Lili Reinhart…

6. Amandla Stenberg

The American actress’s best-known role is in The Hunger Games. Amandla Stenberg is also considered a budding female star of Hollywood.

Amandla Stenberg
Amandla Stenberg has starred in a lot of known films.

Her other works include The Darkest Minds, The Hate U Give, Everything, Everything.

7. Samantha Logan

Another actress to be named in the list of talented, young black actresses is Samantha Logan. Born in 1996, she has been in a number of noted films, especially 13 Reasons Why.

Samantha Logan
The star also belongs to African root.

In fact, she also has South African roots. Samantha Logan is of Trinidadian and Irish descent.

8. Marsai Martin

She is indeed a growing talent. Marsai Martin is proof that age does not pose an excuse to put one’s dreams on hold. She is the youngest Hollywood executive producer, proven in Guinness World Record.

Marsai Martin
The 2004-born girl is a promising artist in town.

She produced Saturdays, an original comedy series of Disney. The youngest African American Producer also earned several awards with a role in Black-ish.

9. Yara Shahidi

Yara is also one of the young black actresses under 30 who is extremely multi-talented. She also works as a model, activist in the USA.

Yara Shahidi
She also collaborated with Marsai in Black-ish and the spin-off Grown-ish.

10. Coco Jones

Courtney “Coco” Jones was born on January 4, 1998, in South Carolina, United States. The star also sees herself as a songwriter and singer. The pure black stunner managed to shine brightly with a career that started when she was 12.

Coco Jones
She is a singer, rapper, songwriter, and actress.

For the unknown, her debut was Disney’s Good Luck Charlie series.

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