2012 Upcoming Rising Child Stars

by childstarz8 | created - 08 Jan 2012 | updated - 10 Jan 2012 | Public

These young actors have been voted among the top kids by a panel of judges to become rising stars in 2012. Look to see if your favorite is on the list.

1. Dylan Riley Snyder

Actor | Kickin' It

Dylan Riley Snyder was born on January 24, 1997 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA as Dylan Riley Jacob Snyder. He is known for his work on Kickin' It (2011), Better Call Saul (2015) and Flock of Four (2017).

Dylan plays the hystercial Milton on the show Kickin It. Expect to see a lot more from this fine young actor. He was fantastic in the Broadway production of Tarzan. We all think with his threatrical background he will be returning to broadway in the near future.

2. Jake Short

Actor | Shorts

Jake Short was born on May 30, 1997 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Shorts (2009), A.N.T. Farm (2011) and Dexter (2006).

Jake Short has apperared in many shows. It seems he has found his mark on the new show Ant Farm. He sure is a cutie! We expect he will be doing lots of Disney shows in the future.

3. Jovan Armand

Actor | Shazam!

Multi-talented actor, Jovan Armand, is best known for his role of Pedro Peña as one of the supporting leads in the DC Comic studio film "Shazam!"

Prior to filming "Shazam," Jovan played Brick's best friend, Troy, on ABC's hit show "The Middle." With additional television credits including "Hawaii ...

We spotted Jovan in Los Americanos. This is someone to keep your eye on. He can cry on the spot. He is a superb actor. Such a cutie.

4. Hunter James Mckeever

Actor | The Fairy Tales

Hunter was born to act and perform! From age 1 he named his first stuffed toy "Actor", and would try and impersonate everyone.

The 1st dose of acting he had was when the family appeared on a television show. He then decided that he loved the camera. He started doing background work and after 40+ ...

Caught Hunter on a clip of Numb3r's and a touching short film called "One More Day" where he dies of Cancer. This young man can act. Keep your eye out for him. He is Movie material!

5. Sean Ryan Fox

Actor | Henry Danger

Actor Sean Ryan Fox can be seen playing the lead role of Jasper Dunlop in Nickelodeon's hit series Henry Danger (2014). On the show, Sean's character, Jasper Dunlap, can be described as Henry's goofy best friend, whom Henry can always count on to have his back.

Aside from Henry Danger, Sean wrapped ...

We spotted Sean on CSI and a Trailer of Davids Dinosaur. This cute little guy should be seen more in 2012. He has a smile that will make you just melt!

6. Ashley Nicole Greene

Actress | To Wander in Pandemonium

Ashley Nicole Greene is a talented little girl from San Diego, California. In addition to being a triple threat talent (acts, sings and dances), she also models. At the tender age of three, Ashley made the bold statement that she wanted to be a movie star and a famous singer. Since that statement, ...

Such a pleasure to watch her on Majors and Minors. We expect she will be booking a lot of roles in the up coming year. She has such a sweet face that makes you melt.

7. China Anne McClain

Actress | Grown Ups

China Anne McClain comes from an artistic family. Her father, Michael McClain, is a music producer, vocalist, writer and sound engineer. His first production was on Beyonce's younger sister, Solange Knowles (Solo Star CD - track no.16 entitled Sky Away). China Anne's mother, Shontell, is also a ...

You can see China on Ant Farm. She has a voice that won't stop. Amazing. Look for her to be a huge star! We are talking another dianna Ross in the future but bigger!

8. River Stone Mckeever

Actor | Zeke and Luther

River Stone Mckeever is an actor, known for Zeke and Luther (2009), Midnite Cabby (2014) and Wizard (2012).

This kid has the looks of a STAR. Watch for him. He will be a Lady Killer! We predict he will be a huge star. He has those movie star looks like Brad Pitt/Rob Lowe. We saw him on a episode of Zeke and Luther. No doubt he will be on the most beautiful list in the future.

9. Ethynn Tanner Cerney

Four Christmases

Ethynn Tanner Cerney was born on February 14, 1997 in Riverside, California, USA. He is known for his work on Four Christmases (2008), Opposite Day (2009) and Strings (2016).

This kid is another one with the looks. We have spotted him at quite a few Red Carpet Events. He has a smile worth a Million Bucks! Look for him in the future. He will be another Lady Killer! We all agree, he is like the next sexy Ashton Kutcher.

10. Sofia Sanabria

Actress | Corazón Valiente

Sofia Sanabria is an actress, known for Fearless Heart (2012), El Rostro de Analía (2008) and Crossing Moments (2012).

Oh my, Can you say BEAUTIFUL. We spotted Sophia on a Talent Show singing and dancing. She is now working on a latino Soap Opera. What a Beauty!

11. Taylor Hay


Born in San Diego, CA, Taylor Hay began acting at the age of four when she was cast in the first commercial she ever auditioned for. She worked steadily, building her body of work, until she was diagnosed with cancer at the age of nine. With that news, everything came to a halt. Once she regained ...

What a Cutie! Expect to see a lot more of Taylor. She frequents a lot of Red Carpets and has made her mark in a few short films. Look out for this Beauty. Watch out for "TAYLOR HAY".

12. Marlowe Peyton

Actress | Fresh Off the Boat

Marlowe officially started her acting career at the age of four and has continued to work on both large and small screen. In her short years, she has been blessed with the opportunity to have worked with some very prestigious directors; Christopher Columbus, Alan Poul, Alisa Statman, Pamela Fryman,...

Wow, what a Doll. I expect Marlowe will be seen in a lot of projects in the upcoming year. She is a real cutie!

13. Ava Allan

Actress | Pretty Little Liars

Ava Allan was born in Los Angeles, California. She landed her first modeling job for Disney catalog when she was only six, and has continued to model for many national magazines and catalogs. She also landed numerous national commercials most notably Angry Birds, Hyundai, Hasbro and Nissan. Her ...

What a Beauty. Look for Ava in every Glamour Magazine that hits the shelves. She is a Beauty:)

14. Joey Luthman

Actor | The Long Road Home

Joey is a Series Regular on the dramatic "Fox 21 Television Studios" & "National Geographic Channel" Series: The Long Road Home (2017) as "PSC Jonathan Riddell". He recently guest starred on Chicago Med (2015) and Hawaii Five-O. He is known for his recurring roles as "Young Luke Spencer" on General...

15. Victoria Strauss

Actress | Spork

Victoria Strauss studied musical theatre at The Metropolitan Educational Theatre at age 5. She appeared in Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan, Annie and leads in both Sound of Music and Beauty and the Beast. She became interested in acting at age 9. She has been featured on icarly, Bones and Workoholics and ...

Can you say Angel? Victoria has the face of a Star in the making. Victoria has graced many Red Carpets and we expect to see a lot more of her and her adorable sister. She has a cute Disney look.

16. Sophia Strauss

Actress | Eagleheart

Sophia Strauss studied musical theatre at the Metropolitan Educational Theatre since she was age 5. She appeared in Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan, Sound of Music, Annie and Beauty and the Beast. She has been featured in the movies Hop Little Fockers and Gangster Squad television shows Victorious and ...

Sophia is another one of Hollywoods Beauties. She will go far. Don't forget her name and face as I am sure 2012 will be the year for her!

17. Gabriella Holland

Actress | Without Men

Actress, Model, Influencer....Growing up with role models like Angelina Jolie to Jennifer Lopez,. at such a young age , she knew she wanted a career in the entertainment industry! Gabriella became recognized when she was 12 years old after landing a leading spot for the National Target Commercial '...

Can you say Cutie Pie. We understand she has just landed a lead role in Wasteland Metropolis a Zombie show. We look forward in seeing her shine in 2012.

18. Charlene Geisler

Actress | Counterpart

Charlene Geisler was born on January 20, 1999 in Newport Beach, California, USA as Charlene Juliette Geisler. She is an actress and producer, known for Counterpart (2017), Consumption (2016) and The Chocolate Soldier (2017).

You can catch this cutie in the Hangover. Keep a look out for this one. I expect quite a few of these kids on this list will work with her. 2012 will be her year!

19. Shannon Kummer

Director | Oblivious

Shannon is an Irish-American actress and filmmaker based in Los Angeles, California. She began acting in films at the age of 11 and is known for Camp Takota (2014), Merry Ex-Mas (2014), and Early Summer (2013). Shannon is also an avid martial artist, with a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.

All we could say was WOW! Look at the Beautiful girl. Their is no doubt in our minds that she is a STAR in the Making. Look out for Shannon Kummer.

20. Justin Tinucci

Actor | The Muppets

Justin Tinucci is originally from Denver, Colorado. He began acting at the age of 10 after he was contacted by the producers of iCarly and asked to guest star on a special skills episode called the iCarly Awards. The producers had discovered him after viewing television interviews of Justin and his...

Justin has the looks of a Star. We expect he will exceed tremendously in 2012! He recently appeared in the Muppets.

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