20 Young Black Actors Under 30 in 2022 | African American actors under 30

Here is the list of Black Actors under 30 years who established themselves as successful actors in the Hollywood film industry. As counting star is not easy in the sky the same way number of rising stars from black ethnicity are growing day by day. Unique skill and performance make them different from competitors. So let’s begin the list of Black Actors under 30.

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1 Jaden Smith – 24 Years

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Jaden Christopher Syre Smith is the birth name of the famous Jaden Smith who is an American actor, dancer, songwriter, and rapper. He started his career at an early age with his father in the movie The Pursuit of Happiness in the year 2006.

The Karate Kid in the year 2010 and After Earth in 2013 is his well-known works. Jaden was born on 8th July 1998 in Malibu, California in the USA. His parents are Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith.

He is 5’7″ tall and 65kgs by weight. His eye color is Dark Brown and his hair is Dark Brown too. His net worth is $10 million.

2 Bryshere Y. Gray – 28 Years

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Bryshere Yazuan Gray is the birth name of Bryshere Y. Grey who is an American actor and a rapper who is well-known for his work Empire as Hakeem Lyon and Michael Bivins in The New Edition Story.

Overbrook High School is where he got graduation from schooling. Canal Street in the year 2018 is one of his works. His nicknames are Yazz and Yazz the Greatest and he is often mistaken for the British singer Yazz.

Bry was born on 28th November 1993 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the USA. His mother’s name is Andria Mayberry. He is single and not in a relationship as of date.

He is 5’7″ tall and 71kgs by weight. His eye color is Dark Brown and his hair is Black. His net worth is $2 million.

3 Jordan Fisher – 28 Years

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Jordan Fisher’s original name is Jordan William Fisher. He is an American actor, singer, dancer, musician, and gamer. This versatile actor does music in genres such as Pop, Soul, Jazz, and also hip-hop and also does Vocals, and plays guitar and piano.

Rent: Live, All About Us, Lookin’ like that, Happily Ever After and Mess are some of his works.

Jordan was born on 24th April 1994 in Birmingham, Alabama in the USA. His parents are Pat and Rodney Fisher. Rodney Dale and Patricia L. are his grandparents. His brother is Cory Fisher. He is married to Ellie Woods on 22nd November of 2020.

He is 5’8″ tall and 73kgs by weight. His eye color is Dark Brown and his hair is Dark Brown too. His net worth is $200 Thousand.

4 John Boyega – 30 Years

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John Boyega’s original name is John Adedayo Adegboyega who is a British-Nigerian actor and producer who is well-known for playing Finn in Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens in the year 2015.

Attack the Block in the year 2011 which is a Sci-fi comedy movie got him great recognition in his own country. John was born on 12th March 1992 in Peckham, London, England in the UK. His parents are Samson Boyega and

Abigail Boyega. His Siblings are Grace Boyega and Blessing Boyega. He is 5’9″ tall and 87kgs by weight. His eye color is Black and his hair is Black too. His net worth is $10 million.

5 Mizero Ncuti Gatwa – 29 Years

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Mizero Ncuti Gatwa is a Rwandan-Scottish actor and rose to height in the Netflix series Sex Education a comedy-drama from the year 2019 to the present.

He got it earned from the same series with BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actor in Television and two BAFTA Television Award nominations for Best Male Comedy Performance.

Ncuti was born on 15th October 1992 in Nyarugenge, Kigali in Rwanda. His father’s name is Tharcisse Gatwa, who is from the Karongi District and is a journalist with a Doctorate in theology.

He is 5’8″ tall and 70kgs by weight. His eye color is Black and his hair is Black. His net worth is $10.5 million.

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6 Keith Powers – 30 Years

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Keith Tyree Powers is the birth name of Keith Powers who is an American actor and model who has acted in House Party: Tonight’s the Night, Asterisk, The New Edition Story, etc…

Pretty Little Liars, Sin City Saints, and Faking it, Fear the walking dead are some of his other works.

Keith was born on 22nd August 1992 in Sacramento, California in USA. His parents are Keith Powers, Sr., and Jennifer Clark and his siblings are Kevin O Powers & Kaylan Powers. His cousin is Rodney Glen King.

He is 6’2″ tall and 83kgs by weight. His eye color is Dark Brown and his hair is Black. His net worth is $1 million.

7 Trevor Jackson – 26 Years

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Trevor Howard Lawrence Jackson is the original name of Trevor Jackson who is an American actor, rapper, singer, songwriter, dancer, and also Director. This versatile actor does Vocal s and Plays the Guitar.

He is known for his role as, Aaron Jackson on Freeform original series Grown-ish, and for Eureka as Kevin Blake in a Syfy original series, Kris McDuffy in Disney’s, Let It, Shine.

Trevor was born on 30th August 1996 in Indianapolis, Indiana in the USA. His parents are Cam Baxter and Kevin Jackson and his brother Ian Jackson.

He is 6’2″ tall and 72kgs by weight. His eye color is Dark Brown and his hair is Black. His net worth is $2 million

8 Tyler James Williams – 29 Years

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Tyler James Williams is an American actor and rapper and is well-known for playing the character Chris in the sitcom Everybody Hates Chris by CW.

He was also acting as Cyrus DeBarge in the Let it Shine by Disney Channel, and The Walking Dead series got him as Noah.

Tyler was born on 9th October 1992 in Westchester County, New York, in the USA. His parents are LeRoy Williams and Williams, and Angela and his siblings are Tyrel Jackson Williams and Tylen Jacob Williams. Detroit and The United States vs. Billie Holiday are a couple of projects he has acted in too.

He is 5’8″ tall and 76kgs by weight. His eye color is Dark Brown and his hair is Black. His net worth is $5 million.

9 Tyrel Jackson Williams – 25 Years

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Tyrel Jackson Williams is an American actor who starred in Lab rats a Disney XD series as Leo Dooley.

He also co-starred in Disney XD’s TV movie Pants on Fire, Brockmire is one of his works which he costarred too in between 2017-2020. Disney Channel Circle of Stars is the name of his Music Group and  Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite TV Actor, Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Male TV Star—Kids’ Show.

Tyrel was born on 16th March 1997 in Westchester County, New York in the USA. His parents are Le’Roy Williams and Angela Williams and Tyler James Williams and Tylen Jacob Williams are his siblings.

He is 5’10” tall and 77kgs by weight. His eye color is Dark Brown and his hair is Dark Brown too. His net worth is $5 million.

10 Leon Thomas III – 29 Years

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Leon G. Thomas III is the full name of Leon Thomas III who is an American actor, record producer, songwriter, and singer. He’s also been nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Rap Song, MORE.

Robin and Roger, August Rush, Detroit, Runaway Island, Badasses, and Rising stars are some of his movies.

Leon was born on 1st August 1993 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York in the USA. His parents are Leon Thomas II and Jayon Anthony.

He is 5’9.5″ tall and 72kgs by weight. And his eye color is Dark Brown and his hair is Black. His net worth is $ 600 Thousand.

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11 Daniel Ezra – 30 Years

Danial Ezra Taylor, professionally known as Daniel Ezra is a British actor and director. He is well-known for television series and films.

Ezra is known for films like Precipice Hours, Blood Cells, Murdered by My Boyfriend, and National Theatre Live: Twelfth Night. His television series include The Village, Vera, No Offence, Prey, Undercover, The Missing, Prime Suspects 1973, and A Discovery of Witches.

Ezra’s current television series is All American, in which he plays one of the lead roles, Spencer James. All American is Taylor’s U.S. acting debut and he acts with an American accent.

Ezra was born on December 15, 1991, in Birmingham, West Midlands, England. His height is 5 feet 8 inches, his weight is 78kgs, his hair color is black, and his eye color is dark brown. His net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.

12 O’Shea Jackson Jr. – 31 Years

O’shea Jackson Jr., professionally known as OMG is an American actor, singer, and rapper. Jackson’s television series include The Now, Obi-Wan Kenobi, The Premise, and Drunk History. His currently running series is Swagger. His film appearances include Straight Outta Compton, Ingrid Goes West, Den of Thieves, Long Shot, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Just Mercy, and Cocaine Bear.

Jackson’s first mixtape was Jackin’ for Beats. In 2010, Jackson and his brothers featured in their father’s album I Am the West. He was born on February 24, 1991, in Los Angeles, California, United States. His height is 5 feet 8 inches, weight is 80kgs, hair color is black, and eye color is black. Jackson’s net worth is about $3 million.

13 Jacob Latimore – 26 Years

Jacob Latimore is an American singer, dancer, and actor. Latimore has appeared in films like Vanishing on 7th Street, Black Nativity, Ride Along, The Maze Runner, Bilal: A New Breed of Hero, Collateral Beauty, Sleight, Detroit, Krystal, Gully, The Last Summer, Like A Boss, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and House Party. He gained popularity for his role, Bennett Russell, in the Netflix original film Candy Jar.

Latimore has appeared in television series like One Tree Hill, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, So Random!, The Finder, and Survivor’s Remorse. His currently running television series is The Chi, in which he plays the role of Emmett.

Latimore was born on August 10, 1996, in Wisconsin, United States. His height is 5 feet 7 inches, weight is 63kgs, hair color is black, and eye color is dark brown. His net worth is estimated to be $1.2 million.

14 Kofi Siriboe – 28 Years

Kofi Siriboe is an American model and actor. He has appeared in music videos, television series, and films. He is well-known for his role, Ralph Angel Bordelon, in the ongoing television series Queen Sugar. Siriboe’s other television series include Entourage, Lincoln Heights, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Awkward, Snowfall, and Insecure.

Siriboe has appeared in films like Strange & Charmed, The Longshots, 40, Prom, Whiplash, Straight Otta Compton, Knotts, Kicks, Girls Trip, Jump, and Really Love.

He was born on March 2, 1994, in Los Angeles, California, United States. His height is 6 feet 2 inches, weight is 90kgs, hair color is black, and eye color is black. His net worth is around $9 million.

15 Jharrel Jerome – 24 Years

Jharrel Jerome is an American singer, rapper, and actor. He is well-known for his portrayal in the Netflix miniseries When They See Us in 2019. He won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special for the same.

Jerome has appeared in other television series like Tales, Mr. Mercedes, Live in Front of a Studio Audience, and I’m a Virgo. His film appearances include Her Coloring Book, Wheels, Moonlight, Moster, First Match, Selah and the Spades, Robu, and Concrete Cowboy.

Jerome was born on October 9, 1997, in New York City, United States. His height is 5 feet 9 inches, his weight is 78kgs, his hair color is black, and his eye color is dark brown. His net worth is estimated to be $500K.

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16 Algee Smith – 27 Years

Algee Smith is an American singer, and actor in television series, and films. He is well-known for his role as Chris McKay in the series Euphoria. His other works include How To Rock, Army Wives, Let It Shine, Complications, The Infamous, Here We Go Again, Saints & Sinners, The New Edition Story, and The Bobby Brown Story.

Smith’s film appearances include Earth to Echo, Detroit, The Hate U Give, Judas and the Black Messiah, and Mother/Android.

He was born on November 7, 1994, in Michigan, United States. His height is 5 feet 6 inches, weight is 60kgs, hair color is black, and eye color is black. His net worth is estimated to be $50 million.

17 Chris O’Neal – 28 Years

Christ O’neal, born Christopher Richard O’Neal is an American actor well-known for his role as Daniel Hayward in the Netflix drama series Greenhouse Academy. His other television shows include How To Rock, K.C. Undercover, Here We Go Again, Colin in Black & White, and 5th Ward. His film appearances include Raven’s Touch. He was also one of the co-hosts of the show You Gotta See This.

O’Neal was born on April 4, 1994, in New York, United States. His height is 6 feet 2 inches, weight is 75kgs, hair color is black, and eye color is dark brown. His net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.

18 Jordan Calloway – 31 Years

Jordan Calloway is an American actor, well-known for his roles in the series Riverdale, and Black Lightning. His other series performances include The Parkers, The District, George Lopez, Unfabulous, ER, The Glades, Switched at Birth, Gang Related, Reckless, Recovery Road, House of Lies, Beyond, Pure Genius, Freakish, and The Mick.

Calloway has appeared in films like Drumline: A New Beat, Studio City, Ghost, DisCONNECTED, Jeffrey’s Fortune, Life of a King, Grandma’s House, Countdown, and Always a Bridesmaid.

He was born on November 18, 1990, in Los Angeles, California, United States. His height is 5 feet 11 inches, weight is 78kgs, hair color is brown, and eye color is dark brown. His net worth is estimated to be $500K.

19 Khylin Rhambo – 26 Years

Khylin Rhambo is an American actor known for his roles in the television series The First Family and Teen Wolf. His other sitcom appearances include Reed Between the Line, Criminal Minds, and Ironside.

Rhambo’s film appearances include Ender’s Game, 47 Meters Down Uncaged, Just Say When, and Don’t Log Off.

He was born on January 8, 1996, in the United States. His height is 5 feet 7 inches, weight is 60kgs, hair color is black, and eye color is black. His net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.

20 Shameik Moore – 27 Years

Shameik Moore is an American singer, rapper, dancer, and actor. His television appearances include Reed Between the Lines, Incredible Crew, The Get Down, Wild ‘N’ Out, Drop the Mic, and Wu-Tang: An American Saga. Moore is known for his role in films like Dope, The Pretenders, Let Is Snow, Cut Throat City, and Silver Star.

As a voice-over artist, he has voiced Spiderman in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, and Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse.

Moore was born on May 4, 1995, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. His height is 6 feet 2 inches, weight is 59kgs, hair color is black, and eye color is black. His net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.

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21 Tequan Richmond – 29 Years

Tequan Richmond, professionally known as T-Rich, is an American rapper and actor. He has appeared in television series like ER, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Law and Mr. Lee, Mad TV, Cold Case, The Shield, Strong Medicine, Everybody Hates Chris, Numbers, Weeds, Detroit 1-8-7, Private Practice, Love That Girl!, Memphis Beat, Mr. Box Office, General Hospital, Ringside, All Night, The Unsettling, and Boomerang. Richmond’s film appearances include Ray The Celestine Prophecy, Blue Caprice, House Party: Tonight’s the Night, Nowhere, Michigan, Savage Youth, and House Party 6 Let’s Get Turn Up.

He was born on October 30, 1992, in Burlington, North Carolina, United States. Her height is 5 feet 7 inches, weight is 65kgs, her hair color is black, and eye color is black. His net worth is estimated to be $4 million.

22 Bobb’e J. Thompson – 26 Years

Bobb’e J. Thompson is an American actor known for his works in films and television series. He has appeared in television series like My Wife and Kids, Doggy Fizzle Televizzle, The Tracy Morgan Show, Whoopi, That’s So Raven, Joey, Just Jordan, Human Giant, Cory in the House, 30 Rock, In The Motherhood, Bobbe’s Says, True Jackson, VP, The Boondocks, Let’s Stay Together, Are We There Yet?, For Better or Worse, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, Breaking In, Elementary, Supah Ninjah’s Wild ‘N Out, and Living Rooms.

Thompson’s television appearances include My Baby’s Daddy, Cellular, Snow, Full Clip, Brother Bear 2, Fred Claus, Columbus Day, Role Models, Land of the Lost, Imagine That, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Snowmen, Knucklehead, School Dance, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, A Rich Christmas, and Miracles Across 125th Street.

Thompson was born on February 28, 1996, in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. His height is 4 feet 5 inches, weight is 45kgs, hair color is black, and eye color is brown.

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23 Stephan James – 28 Years

Stephan James is a Canadian actor known for his roles in films and television series. His television appearances include My Babysitter’s a Vampire, How to Be Indie, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Clue, 12 Dates of Christmas, The Listener, The L.A. Complex, Cracked, The Book of Negroes, Shots Fired, Homecoming, #FreeRayshawn, and Surface.

Jame’s film appearances include Home Again, Perfect Sisters, The Dependables, What The Game Stands Tall, Selma, Lost After Dark, Across the Line, Race, If Beale Street Could Talk, 21 Bridges, National Champions, and Delia’s Gone.

James was born on December 16, 1993, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His height is 6 feet 1 inch, weight is 84kgs, hair color is black, and eye color is dark brown. His net worth is estimated to be $3 million.

24 Kelvin Harrison jr – 28 Years

Kelvin Harrison Jr. is an American singer and actor. He has worked in many films and television series. His television series include Into the Badlands, Underground, Chicago P.D., Roots, Shots Fired, StartUp, NCIS: New Orleans, and Godfather of Harlem.

Harrison Jr. appeared in the music video One Bad Night. His film appearances include 12 Years a Slave, Ender’s Game, Deluge, The Flight of the Bumblebee, A Sort of Homecoming, The Birth of a Nation, Mudbound, It Comes at Night, Monsters and Men, Assassination Nation, Monster, Jinn, JT LeRoy, Luce, The Wolf Hour, Gully, Bolden, Waves, The Photograph, The Hight Note, The Trial of the Chicago 7, Cryano, Elvis, and Chevalier.

Harrison Jr. has won the Hollywood’s Critics Association and Screen Actors Guild Awards. He was born on July 23, 1994, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. His height is 5 feet 7 inches, weight is 65kgs, hair color is black, and eye color is dark brown. His net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.

25 Malcolm David Kelley – 30 Years

Malcolm David Kelley is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and actor. He has appeared in television series like For Your Love, Malcolm in the Middle, Girlfriends, Judging Amy, Eve, Lost, Knights of the South Bronx, My Name Is Earl, Saving Grace, Gigantic, The Closer, The Thundermans, Bones, Blindspot, and Insecure.

Kelley’s film appearances include Antwone Fisher, You Got Served, The Kings of Appletown, Surviving Brotherhood, Mississippi Damned, Detroit, and True to the Game.

He was born on May 12, 1992, in Bellflower, California, United States. His height is 5 feet 7 inches, weight is 67kgs, hair color is black, and eye color is dark brown. His net worth is $30 million.

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26 Doc Shaw – 30 Years

Larramie Cortez Shaw, professionally known as Doc Shaw, is an American rapper and actor. He is known for his role in television series like Tyler’s Perry’s House of Payne, The King Of Queens, The Suite Life on Deck, Pair of Kings, Emily Owners, M.D., See Dad Run, and The Paynes.

Shaw’s film performances include Open Season 2, Nobody Moves Me, Thunderstruck, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and An American Werewolf in London. He also appeared in the music video Top Of The World.

He was born on April 24, 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. His height is 5 feet 8 inches, his weight is 68kgs, his hair color is black, and his eye color is dark brown. His net worth is estimated to be $750K.

27 Carlon Jeffery – 29 Years

Carlon Jeffery is an American rapper and actor, known for his work in the series A.N.T. as Cameron Parks.

Jeffery has also appeared in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Eye See Me, Heroes, After School, Bones, Trust Me, The Stranger Thing About the Johnsons, Cloud 9, and Kickin’ It.

He also appeared in the music video Dynamite. He was born on July 10, 1993, in Houston, Texas, United States. His height is 5 feet 1 inch, weight is 55kgs, hair color is black, and eye color is brown. His net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

28 Caleb Mclaughlin

McLaughlin started his acting career on the Broadway stage. His first stage performance was The Lion King as Young Simba at the Minskoff Theatre from 2012 to 2014. His other theatre performance was The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek as Bookie at the Pershing Square Signature Centre in 2015.

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