INSIDER took a look at the careers of already bright stars and up-and-coming talent under the age of 30 and we realized the entertainment world has an embarrassment of riches. We then nominated the musicians, actors, and celebrities who we believe will be the next generation of the entertainment industry. Shahidi's career began when she was only 6 years old in TV and print ads for various companies, but most people know her for her hilarious role on ABC's "Black-ish. On top of her budding career, the teen is an activist. She also had her own mentoring group in high school and announced that she would be attending Harvard University. Can't wait to see what Shahidi does in her life and career.
39. Eris Baker shines on "This Is Us" at the age of 12.
He was evicted from his apartment and was homeless before the smash hit Rocky happened. She was only 19 when she started her career doing a legit soft-core smut video before she did Sex Tape with Jason Segal. Though precisely he never did a porn flick, he did pose for several pornographic shots for a magazine. Jackie tried everything under the sun during his struggling days, including doing as an extra in a Chinese porn film, appearing in a Hong Kong made adult comedy film called All in the Family. He is one Asian star who has made it into the Hollywood celebrities list and the world loves him. Just like his character Joey in the episode Friends, Le Blanc too was a struggling actor.
40. Yara Shahidi is only 18 and is destined for greatness.
Jennifer Shrader Lawrence born August 15, is an American actress. Lawrence appeared in Time 's most influential people in the world list in and in the Forbes Celebrity list in and During her childhood, Lawrence performed in church plays and school musicals. At age 14, she was spotted by a talent scout while vacationing in New York City with her family. Lawrence then moved to Los Angeles and began her acting career by playing guest roles in television shows. Her first major role came as a main cast member on the sitcom The Bill Engvall Show — Lawrence made her film debut in a supporting role in the drama Garden Party , and had her breakthrough playing a poverty-stricken teenager in the independent drama Winter's Bone Her career progressed with her starring roles as the mutant Mystique in the X-Men film series — and Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games film series — The latter established her as the highest-grossing action heroine of all time.
Susan Marie Olsen born August 14, is an American actress, singer, voice actress, animal welfare advocate, artist, and former radio host. Olsen is known for her role as Cindy Brady , the youngest Brady child in the sitcom The Brady Bunch for the full run of the show, from to Olsen landed a number of supporting roles in television, most notably in Ironside , Gunsmoke , and Julia , and appeared in the Elvis Presley movie The Trouble With Girls as a squeaky-clean singer in a singing contest. As an adult, Olsen has said that portraying Cindy made friendships difficult for her as a child. She most disliked the season two "tattletale" episode, in which Cindy incessantly snitches on her siblings. Because of the episode, she was shunned by her real-life peers, who did not understand the difference between actors and their characters.