– Very successful Hollywood teen actress, Marsai Martin, aged 15, has made 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 list
– Marsai started acting at the age of 10 with a popular role in ABC’s Black-ish, a movie which gave her great visibility
– Also a producer, she acted and produced Little, where she starred alongside reverred actors like Regina Hall and Issa Rae Popular Hollywood teen actress, Marsai Martin, has made Forbes 30 under 30 list. Aged 15, she started acting at 10, playing as Diane Johnson on Black-ish. Her acting on the movie took her to limelight as she got many nominations at the NAACP Image Award, the BET Awards and the SAG Awards. Marsai’s career took a very great turn when she became the executive producer of Little, where she acted alongside Regina Hall and Issa Rae.
With that feat, she became the youngest producer in Hollywood. Little was able to gross in an amazing $50 million (N18,125,000,000), way above its $20 million (N7,250,000,000) production budget.
She will be producing and acting in much anticipated movie, Amari and the Night Brothers. She made the Hollywood and Entertainment category of the list.
Meanwhile, afrigistbase earlier reported that Tunji Adeniyi-Jones, a 27-year-old artist, made another category of the Forbes 30 under 30 list. The inspiration behind his painting is drawn from West African history, and especially from his Yoruba root, Tunji was born to a Nigerian father in the UK.
He got his MFA from Yale. One of his paintings is owned by the Dallas Museum of Art as he has also had shows in popular places like New York, London, and Los Angeles. Forbes said this year’s list reflects the fact that the years ahead will be excitingly profound as developing technologies will have great effects on every area of life.