Top 10 Most Impressive Teen Actors of 2020

Some people are born to be stars, which is why they go straight from the womb to Hollywood (we’re kidding). You should keep a close eye to the future rising teen actors and actresses looking for their ways to stardom. They are bestowed with such inherent talent as future stars and are more likely to be the next celebrities. With their splendid acting and good looks, they are ready to succeed in an industry we have all been admiring till now. As the new decade starts, teenage celebrities are at every corner of the showbiz industry. They start their first debut at a young age and are keen for more. The media is now focusing upon these impressive teenage actors as they walk their way up to the red carpet.

Here are the top 10 most impressive teen actors of 2020:

Noah Schnapp – 15

Noah Schnapp is a 15-year-old Canadian-American actor who has won several awards and nominations since starting his career in 2015. He played Will Byers in Stranger Things, the Netflix science fiction horror web television series. Schnapp won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. He played Roger Donovan in Steven Spielberg’s historical drama Bridge of Spies (2015) and the voice of Charlie Brown in the animated The Peanuts Movie (2015). Schnapp wanted to be an actor since he was 5-years-old and had been performing acting roles in school and community plays. At age 8, he went professional and quickly became a successful and impressive young actor who is now admired by his fans worldwide. As of September 2020, he has 18 million Instagram followers.

Sadie Sink – 18

Sadie Sink, born on April 16, 2002, is an 18-year-old American actress. She plays the role of Maxine “Max” Mayfield in Netflix’s Stranger Things and has also appeared in Blue Bloods and The Americans. In 2009, at age 7, she began taking acting classes, which led to a Broadway audition and a role in revival of Annie (2012). In 2015, she played the role of Young Queen Elizabeth II in The Audience. Moreover, she has played different roles in various other films and Television series. In 2018, she won Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards. She was nominated for MTV Movie & TV Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards. She has over 11.6 million Instagram followers.

Gaten Matarazzo – 17

Gatan Matarazzo, whose birth name is Gaetano John “Gaten” Matarazzo III, is a 17-year-old American actor. He began his career by playing the role of Benjamin in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, and Gavroche in Les Misérables. Since 2016, Matarazzo stars as Dustin Henderson in the TV series, Stranger Things and has played different roles in several other TV series as well. He has received Screen Actors Guild Awards and Shorty Awards and has been nominated for 4 other awards: Young Artist Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, MTV Movie & TV Awards, and Teen Choice Awards. Moreover, Matarazzo takes part in specific philanthropic activities; being born with cleidocranial dysostosis (CCD), he actively supports CDD smiles which is an organization that helps cover the costs of oral surgeries for people with CDD. 

Skai Jackson – 18

Skai Jackson, born on April 8, 2002, is an 18-year-old talented actress from America. In 2016, she was included in Time Magazine’s list of Most Influential Teens. Jackson started her acting career in 2007, at age 5, by playing the role of Destiny in the film Liberty Kid. Later, she achieved worldwide fame and recognition for her role of Zuri Ross in Jessie (2011-2015), and Bunk’d (2015-2018). She has portrayed different roles in 7 films since 2007 and has appeared in many Television series as well. Jackson was nominated for Image Awards in 2016 and Shorty Awards in 2017 and released her debut novel, Reach for the Skai: How to Inspire, Empower, and Clapback in 2019. She has over 1.41 million followers on YouTube and over 6.6 million Instagram followers.

Wyatt Oleff – 17

Wyatt Oleff, whose birth name is Wyatt Jess Oleff, is a 17-year-old American actor. Oleff is famous for his role as Stanley Uris in It, a supernatural horror film, and portraying the role of Stanley Barber in I Am Not Okay With This, the coming-of-age comedy-drama-web television series. He also played the role of Peter Quill in the Marvel Studios films Guardians of the Galaxy and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. In 2017, Oleff won the Catalina Film Festival award and won MTV Movie & TV Awards in 2018.

Rowan Blanchard – 18

Rowan Blanchard, born on October 14, 2001, is an 18-year-old American actress who is famous for portraying Riley Matthews on the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World.  She began her acting career in 2010 at age five by playing the role of Mona’s daughter in the Back-up Plan. Currently, Blanchard is an active member of Disney Channel Circle of Stars as was cast as Cleo in the Disney Channel Original Movie Invisible Sister. Since 2010, she has starred in five films and has played many Television roles as well. She was nominated for Young Artist Awards in 2012 and 2015; Teen Choice Awards in 2016 and 2017; and Kids’ Choice Awards in 2017.

Milo Manheim – 19

Milo Manheim, born on March 6, 2001, is a 19-year-old American actor. He is famed for starring as Zed in the Disney Channel Original Movie Zombies and its sequel Zombies 2, as well. He achieved second position on season 27 of Dancing With The Stars. In 2009, Manheim, alongside his mother, made a three-line guest appearance on the CBS television series Ghost Whisperer. He won the “Best Leading Actor” award in 2017 for his role in the musical “Generation Me”. Manheim is the son of actress Camryn Manheim and former model Jeffrey Brezovar.

Kaia Gerber – 19

Kaia Gerber, whose birth name is Kaia Jordan Gerber, is an American actress and model. She is the daughter of Cindy Crawford, model and actress, and Rande Gerber, American Entertainment Industry businessman and a former model. She played the role as Young Caroline in Sister Cities and was featured in Rich Kids of Instagram’s Episode: Pilot: RKOI”. Moreover she has modeled for several top magazines such as Vogue, Teen Vogue, and Pop Magazine. In 2018, she won the Model of the Year award at The Fashion Awards. She has over 5.8 million followers on Instagram.

David Mazouz – 19

David Mazouz, whose birth name is David Albert Mazous, is a 19-year-old American actor. He is famed for his leading role as Bruce Wayne in Gotham (2014-2019), Fox’s Batman prequel TV drama. Mazous was nominated for a Young Artist Award for his role as Jacob “Jake” Bohm in the Fox TV series Touch (2012-2013). Furthermore, he has appeared in several television series including: The Office, Mike & Molly, Gotham, and Criminal Minds. He was nominated for 34th Young Artist Awards in 2013; 44th Saturn Awards in and Teen Choice Awards in 2018; and 45th Saturn Awards in 2019.

Brighton Sharbino – 18

Brighton Sharbino, whose birth name is Brighton Rosie Sharbino, is an American actress who is famed for her role as Lizzie Samuels in The Walking Dead, the AMC television series. She also played the role of Young Abby Sciuto in the “Hit and Run” episode of NCIS and has appeared in several television shows such as Hannah Montana, Prime Suspect, The New Normal, and True Detective. She has played different roles in 13 films since the year 2010 and has been appearing in television series since 2008. She is the sister of actress Saxon Sharbino and actor Sawyer Sharbino.

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