Hollywood has seen the most successful and successful hottest actresses from Spain, Russia, among others. For those who have not known, a lot of Asian ladies have made a grand foothold in Tinseltown. And apparently, the new generation of young Asian actresses in Hollywood is ready to take on the new adventure.
See the top 10 Asian actresses in Hollywood who champion diversity not only in reel but also in real-life with their unique ways.
1- Naomi Scott
After becoming an international sensation with Aladdin live-action (2019), Naomi Scott has secured her position as one of the most talented Asian American actresses in Hollywood.
Naomi Scott is also among the top famous Indian American actresses who have gone places with their flair.
2- Lan-a Condor (Hottest Actresses)
The 23-year-old actress is a Vietnamese-American lady. She has gone viral for the past few years since her breakthrough role as Lara Jean Covey in the Netflix movie All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.
For those who have not known, her first big-screen film was X-Men: Apocalypse. She played Jubilee who has vampiric powers. After having her major leap with To All The Boys, the actress reprised her role into All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You.
3- Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Hudgens kickstarted her international career at an early age. She has managed to write her name as one of the successful young Asian actresses in Hollywood movies with an extensive acting career. She is of Irish, Filipino, and Native American roots.
Apart from releasing her own music albums, she has featured in many films and Broadway stages. Her works include Grease: Live, Gigi, High School Musical, among others. She was also in Sucker Punch which is among the films that look like video games.
The actress saw her multicultural background as a positive thing although she was told earlier that she was “not Latin enough, or Asian enough, or Caucasian enough.”
4- Chloe Bennet
There is more to the girl who portrays Daisy Johnson in Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D than only stunning looks. Leaving her pop-star career behind in Shanghai more than a decade ago, the Chinese-rooted actress is among the most known young Asian actresses in Hollywood nowadays.
5- Kelsey Chow
Another starlet who is named among the top influential young Asian actresses in Hollywood is Kelsey Chow.
The half-Chinese actor might mostly be remembered for her roles in Teen Wolf, One Tree Hill, and Pair of Kings. However, she also appears in Yellowstone and Splitting Up Together.
6- Hailee Steinfeld
The actress-singer who is part-Filipina made the first headlines for her part in True Grit (2010). Moreover, she even earned an Academy Award nomination for this film. She later starred in more projects such as Romeo & Juliet, Pitch Perfect movie series, The Edge of Seventeen, Bumblebee, and more.
She will be part of the new Marvel solo movie for Hawkeye.
In addition, Hailee Steinfield also collects regards as a great singer. Her songs – Starving, Let Me Go, Love, Myself are the biggest hits in her career.
7- Paris Berelc
Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Berelc actually has half of Filipino descent. The actress was discovered by modeling agency Ford Models when she was nine. Moreover, she featured in many adventures of Boston Store, Kohl’s, K-mart, and Sears.
Starting her movie career in 2013, she acted as Skylar Storm for Mighty Med sitcom on Disney XD. In 2015, she went on to portray Molly in Invisible Sister on Disney Channel Original Movie.
Her career also includes more and more projects. She starred as Liz in the 2019 Netflix original movie Tall Girl. Her latest role is in 2020 as Megan in Hubie Halloween, starring Adam Sandler.
8- Erika Tham
Erika Tham is another one in the young Asian actresses in the Hollywood line. The Singapore-born actor is a familiar face as Corki Chang in Make It Pop, a Nickelodeon show. In 2018, Erika joined the Kim Possible cast as Bonnie.
9- Chelsea Zhang
First introduced to the movie industry via Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, Chelsea Zhang kept on earning more recurring roles such as in the 2017 TV serial Andi Mack.
For the unknown, one of the young Asian actresses in Hollywood used to be a competitive figure skater. The actress had an active past as the high school cheerleading captain as well as the youngest qualifier in terms of Olympic skating.
Moreover, another popular project of hers is The Perks of Being a Wallflower, co-starring Emma Watson and Logan Lerman.
10- Sophia Ali
Sophia Taylor Ali was born on November 7, 1995, and is an American actress. The actress hails from a Pakistani Muslim family.
For the unversed, she is most known for her performance in Faking It, a romantic comedy serial on MTV. Also, she is a familiar face after starring in the famous medical series Grey’s Anatomy and the horror movie Truth or Dare (2018).
Read also about the inspiring story of Ellen DeGeneres