Academy Awards 2016: 22 Youngest Winners and Nominees

#15. Hailee Steinfeld

Age at Awards Show: 14 years, 2 months, 16 days old
Award: Actress in a Supporting Role (2011) for “True Grit”
Result: Nominee

Before her breakthrough role in “True Grit,” Hailee Steinfeld had parts in film shorts in order to gain experience. She has since rubbed elbows with the elite youth in the entertainment industry such as Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift. Steinfeld is continuing her pursuits in acting and modeling.