#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”
Result: Nominee

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.

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