My Top 50 Up-And-Coming Celebritiesby tbell1826 | created - 31 Jul 2012 | updated - 31 Jul 2012 | Public
Actress | Phineas and Ferb
Cymphonique Miller, is an actress, singer, dancer and writer. This Los Angeles native, is one of Hollywood's biggest teen phenomena and the star of the hit TV show How To Rock. Cymphonique has made a name for herself and built a diverse R&B, Pop and Hip Hop fan base through the Internet before ...
2. Desi Lydic
Actress | The Daily Show
Desi Lydic was born on June 30, 1981 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Lani Desmonet Lydic. She is an actress, known for The Daily Show (1996), Awkward. (2011) and We Bought a Zoo (2011). She has been married to Gannon Brousseau since September 13, 2014. They have one child.
Actress | Tropic Thunder
Azlynn was born Valerie Asselin in New London, Connecticut and was raised there. She had open-heart surgery to repair an atrial septal defect at age 13. She attended The Williams School and Waterford High School. She moved to New York City at age 17 to pursue a career as an actress, building her ...
Actor | Love & Mercy
Actor/Singer Max Schneider began performing at the age of three and hasn't stopped since. He started off singing and dancing for family and friends on his living room table, but ended up singing and dancing on a Broadway stage.
He began his professional career in the Broadway musical, 13, and things...
7. Laura Marano
Actress | Austin & Ally
Laura Marano started acting in the theatre when she was five years old. She has done numerous plays at the Agoura Children's Theatre, and continued her acting in many national commercials.
She is now starring in the new Disney Channel pilot, Austin & Ally (2011), where she is playing the title ...
Actress | Dear Lemon Lima
Vanessa Marano started acting in the theater when she was seven years old, performing in numerous plays at A.C.T. in Agoura Hills, California. She began her professional career with several national commercials.
Marano is most recognized for her roles as "April Nardini", the daughter of "Luke", in ...
11. Nadia Bjorlin
Actress | Days of Our Lives
Nadia Bjorlin was born the fifth out of six children. Her parents Ulf Björlin (a Swedish conductor and composer, known to be the worlds most active opera composer during the 20th century) and Fary Bjorlin. Her siblings are Katja, Kaj, Kamilla, Ulf J:r and Jean Paul. (Each sibling have a history of ...
13. Beau Mirchoff
Actor | I Am Number Four
Beau Mirchoff was born on Friday the 13th of January, 1989, in Seattle, Washington. Two days later, he moved to his family's home in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, on Vancouver Island. His father Bill, is a podiatrist from California and his mother Kelley, is a full-time homemaker from ...
14. Tyler Posey
Actor | Teen Wolf
Tyler was born in Santa Monica, California and lives in the Los Angeles area, with his two dogs. He is the son of Cyndi Garcia (1959-2014) and actor/writer John Posey. His heritage is Irish, English (on his father's side) & Mexican (on his mother's side). He developed an early interest in the art ...
Actress | Victorious
Elizabeth Gillies (born July 26, 1993) is an American actress, singer and songwriter. Elizabeth began acting professionally at the age of 12. With a strong background in musical theater, Elizabeth made her Broadway debut at age 15, starring as the character "Lucy" in the original Broadway cast of "...
16. Lucas Cruikshank
Actor | Fred
Lucas Cruikshank is a teenage director and actor who got his start by making videos with his cousins John and Katie, and posting them on You Tube. Together, the trio is known as JKL Productions. Lucas decided to make videos by himself a while after he came up with the character you all love, Fred, ...
19. Ryan Potter
Actor | Big Hero 6
Ryan Potter is an actor, director, martial artist, and photographer. Ryan, though born in the United States, was raised in Tokyo until the age of seven.
Ryan got his start as the lead, "Mike Fukanaga" in Nickelodeon's "Supah Ninjas," (2011-2013) working with the legendary, George Takei, who played ...
20. Grant Gustin
Actor | The Flash
Thomas Grant Gustin was born on January 14, 1990 in Norfolk, Virginia, to Tina Lynne (Sweeney), a pediatric nurse, and Thomas Avery Gustin. In 2008, he graduated from Granby High School and went on to attend the BFA Music Theatre Program at Elon University in North Carolina for two years. He left ...
21. Tammin Sursok
Actress | Aquamarine
Tammin Sursok was born on August 19, 1983 in Johannesburg, South Africa as Tammin Pamela Sursok. She is an actress and writer, known for Aquamarine (2006), Home and Away (1988) and The Young and the Restless (1973). She has been married to Sean McEwen since August 24, 2011. They have one child.
22. Francia Raisa
Actress | Grown-ish
Francia Raisa is a Gracie Award and La Femme Film Festival Rising Star Award recipient and a 2012 Teen Choice, IMAGEN and an ALMA award nominee for her portrayal of Adrian Lee on ABC Family's critically acclaimed series The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008) and she continues to prove ...
23. Noah Crawford
Actor | My Name Is Earl
Noah Crawford played "young Earl" on the show My Name Is Earl (2005) alongside Ryan Armstrong, who played "young Randy" in 20 episodes. He was normally portrayed as the unruly child who continuously got into trouble. Many of "young Earl's" actions caused items which "grown Earl" would have to add ...
24. Shane Harper
Actor | God's Not Dead
Shane Harper began dancing, singing, and acting in community theater at the age of 9. He was offered agency representation in the spring of 2006, at a regional dance competition. Shane obtained a black belt in Kempo Karate, and is an accomplished musician and songwriter, as well as a professionally...
25. Thad Luckinbill
Actor | Just Married
Thad Luckinbill was born on April 24, 1975 in Enid, Oklahoma, USA as Thaddeus Rowe Luckinbill. He is an actor and producer, known for Just Married (2003), Sicario (2015) and La La Land (2016). He has been married to Amelia Heinle since March 3, 2007. They have two children.
28. Janel Parrish
Actress | Pretty Little Liars
Janel Parrish is an American actress and singer who portrayed Mona Vanderwaal in Pretty Little Liars (2010).
She was born Janel Meilani Parrish on October 30, 1988 in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, to parents Joanne (Mew) and Mark Phillip Parrish. Her mother is of Chinese descent and her father is ...
29. Nathalia Ramos
Actress | Bratz
Nathalia Ramos was born in Madrid, Spain to a Spanish father and Australian mother. Fluent in both English and Spanish, she lived in Madrid, Melbourne and Miami before finally settling in LA at the age of 14. She played Hope Loblaw on the hit show Arrested Development. She is most known for her ...
30. Jade Ramsey
Actress | Gamer
Jade is an English Actress born in Bournemouth, Dorset.
She is most known as Patricia Williamson in the Belgian/American/British Teen Drama Mystery television series of Nickelodeon: House of Anubis.
She has a twin sister, Nikita Ramsay who is also acting.
Her first professional acting job was X-Men 2 ...
33. Nick Thurston
Actor | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Nick Thurston was born in Oakland, California. He has been acting since his childhood, and has trained at several schools. These include the American Conservatory Theater, and the British American Drama Academy in London. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelors of ...
35. Aislinn Paul
Actress | Freakish
Aislinn Paul was born on March 5, 1994 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Aislinn is best-known for her role as "Clare Edwards" on Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001). She was a recurring character in seasons 6-7, becoming a regular character in season 8 up to season 14. Most recently seen in NBC's mini...
38. Gracie Dzienny
Actress | Zoo
Gracie Dzienny was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. Dzienny is the youngest of three siblings and began modeling at the age of five after winning a Loreal contest. Dzienny's modeling career took her to New York where she continued modeling and began appearing in commercials. She is known for her ...
39. Chelsea Kane
Actress | Baby Daddy
Musician and actress Chelsea Kane grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, where she was a member of the Valley Youth Theater.
She made a couple of movie appearances before landing a starring role as both actress and musical performer in Bratz (2007), the movie inspired by the popular toys. Since then she has ...
40. Ana Mulvoy Ten
Actress | American Crime
Ana was born in London but she grew up in Spain and England. Her mother is Spanish and her father is English and she was raised bilingually.
Ana's first lead role was on a Spanish TV show shot in Madrid. She then went on to star on American boarding school drama House of Anubis.
She was nominated for...
41. Luke Bilyk
Actor | Degrassi: The Next Generation
With numerous roles on television and a feature career on the horizon, Luke Bilyk is a young actor whose star is on the ascent.
Born in North York, Ontario, Canada, Luke's passion for acting began at the early age of five. Following that zeal for creating characters, Luke became best known for his ...
42. Melinda Shankar
Actress | How to Be Indie
Melinda Leanna Shankar is a Guyanese-Canadian actress best known for playing Alli Bhandari from the beginning of Season 8 in Degrassi: The Next Generation and Indira "Indie" Mehta on YTV series, 'How to be Indie.' Melinda made her starring mark in 2008 in the 8th season of Degrassi as Alli Bhandari...
43. Brett Davern
Actor | Love & Mercy
Born and raised in Edmonds, Washington, Brett attended Edmonds-Woodway High School. During his summers, he would travel to Stagedoor Manor Theatrical Training Center in upstate New York. After graduating from AMDA in New York he lived and auditioned in the city until landing a lead role in his ...
44. Peyton List
Actress | 27 Dresses
Peyton is well-known for her roles on the hit Disney series Jessie (2011) and Fox's Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010) film franchise. List most recently wrapped the teen comedy, The Outcasts (2017), for director Peter Hutchings. Her other feature credits include Fox 2000's 27 Dresses (2008) and Summit's ...
45. Stefanie Scott
Actress | Insidious: Chapter 3
Nurturing an impressive body of work that encompasses film and television Stefanie Scott is one of Hollywood's most promising young talents. Best known with the release of Focus Features' and Blumhouse Productions' Insidious: Chapter 3, Stefanie completed all of her own stunts in the film, which ...
47. Mateo Arias
Actor | Kickin' It
Mateo Arias is an actor, known as Jerry on the Disney series Kickin' It, and provided the voice of Antonio Perez in the 2013 animated film Despicable Me 2. Other shows include Yours, Mine & Ours and Good Kids.
Mateo was born on October 31, 1995 in New York City, New York, USA, the son of parents ...
50. Halston Sage
Actress | Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse
A charming and striking actress, Halston Sage continues to gain fame, working alongside notable actors and filmmakers. She was most recently seen in the film Before I Fall (2017), based on the 2010 novel of the same name by Lauren Oliver. Later in 2017, Sage will appear on television in Seth ...