Top 5 Actresses in Their 20s

This list brings to you the top 5 best actresses in their 20s as of 2021. Our research is based on a number of factors that include age, popularity, number of awards, and other considerations from different sources. You will find that on the list, most of the actresses that we have captured are still in their early twenties, and have won several awards in their age. They play different roles in movies, films, TV shows, and also in comedy and drama.

#1. Zendaya Maree (24 years old)


She was born in 1st September 1996 in Oakland, United States and is currently 24 years of age. Being one of the top actresses in their 20s, she is also a model in the music industry, and is also a producer. She has been an active actress since 2009 and has won many awards including:

  • Shortly Award for Best celebrity 2020.
  • People’s Choice Award for the Style Star 2020.
  • K.C. Undercover Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Female TV Star 2016 & 2019.

Some of her songs include the following:

  • Rewrite the Stars.
  • This is for My Girls.
  • Shake Santa Shake.
  • This is My Dance Floor.
  • Contagious Love.
  • Something to Dance For.

#2. Anya Taylor Joy (24 years old)

PARIS, FRANCE – MARCH 03: Anya Taylor-Joy attends the Miu Miu show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2020/2021 on March 03, 2020 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)

She is also 24 years old, born in 16th April, 1996 in Miami, Florida, United States. She currently holds citizenship in United States, Argentina, and United Kingdom and she is one of the best young actresses of our time. She has been nominated and has won many awards including but not limited to:

  • Gotham Independent Film Awards for Breakthrough Actor in 2016.
  • Washington D.C Film Critics Association Awards for Breakthrough Performance in 2016.
  • Fright Meter Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2016.
  • Golden Globe Awards in 2021.
  • Critics’ Choice Television Awards in 2021.

#3. Florence Pugh (25 years old)

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Florence Pugh is one of the best young actresses in their 20s and has been active since 2014. She was born in 3rd January, 1996 in Oxford. She was her breakthrough in her role in Fighting with My Family, a Biographical Sports Film in 2019. She is also one of the most influential women in the industry and has won many awards including:

  • Alliance of Women Film Journalists for Best Supporting Actress in 2019.
  • Alliance of Women Film Journalists for Best Breakthrough Performance in 2019.
  • Austin Film Critics Association for Breakthrough Artist Award in 2019.
  • Dorian Awards for Rising Star of the Year in 2019.
  • Dublin International Film festival for Best Actress in 2017.

#4. Chloe Grace Moretz (24 years old)

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Chloe Grace Moretz is one of the young actresses still in their 20s. She was born in 10 February, 1997, and has been an active actress since 2004. She was her breakthrough between 2010-2015 and has won many awards that include but not limited to:

  • Elle Style Awards for Next Future Icon in 2013.
  • Empire Awards for Best Newcomer in 2011.
  • People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Movie Star Under 25 in 2012.
  • Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie Actress in 2016.

#5. Mary Elle Fanning (22 years old)

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Mary Elle Fanning is the youngest actress born in April 9, 1998 in Georgia United States. She is a younger sister to renowned actress Dakota Fanning and she became an active actress at a very young age in 2001 when she played a role in, I am Sam drama film. She has been nominated for several awards and has won the following:

  • Young Hollywood Award 2011.
  • Hollywood Film Festival Award 2011.
  • Phoenix Film Critics Society 2011.
  • Satellite Awards for Best Actress in Musical & Comedy Series 2021.

These are just but the top 5 best actresses in their 20s according to our research.