#3. Quvenzhané Wallis
Age at Awards Show: 9 years, 6 months, 27 days old
Award: Actress in a Leading Role (2013) for “Beasts of the Southern Wild”
Quvenzhané Wallis’s nomination marked the youngest Best Actress Oscar nomination as well as being the 10th black actress ever nominated for the award. She auditioned as a 5-year-old in Louisiana where she lied about her age to meet the age minimum of 6. Her signature accessories are purses shaped like dogs.