the Youngest Black Executive Producer in History

11 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT MARSAI MARTIN

Marsai Martin is one of the brightest stars in Hollywood and the definition of young Black excellence.

At just 15-years-old, she’s quickly made a name for herself in Hollywood and presents herself as a role model for young Black girls around the world.

The young actress and producer has accomplished so much since her breakout role on “Black-ish,” describing the time right now as “surreal,” according to Good Morning America.

Let’s get to know her more with some fun facts!

Before starring on “Black-ish,” the young actress got her start in the entertainment industry by nabbing a commercial with Meineke.

She made her first national commercial appearance

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at 5-years-old.

Martin’s big-budget comedy film made headlines everywhere and made her a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood.

starring in her own movie.

She made her big-screen debut at 14

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Martin’s movie ventures also inspired her to launch her own production company called Genius Productions,

She started her own film production company

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Martin’s production company is also in the process of developing her next movie called “StepMonster” about a teenage girl adjusting to life with a new stepmother.

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She’s working on her next movie

Martin won 4 awards at the 2020 NAACP Image Awards, 2019 BET Awards snagging the Young Stars Award and was previously nominated for SAG Awards in 2017 and 2018.

She’s an award-winning actress

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Marsai made her way onto the list for her all her major Hollywood accomplishments.

She made the 2020 

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Forbes 30 Under 30 list

During the event, she spotlighted the importance of having more perspectives from writers of color in film, television, and digital content.

She hosted a writer’s brunch

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for creators of color

Martin is working alongside vision company Essilor of America to raise awareness for parents about single vision patients.

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SHE USES HER PLATFORM TO ADVOCATE for 20/20 visioncare for kids

Martin, along with her co-stars Tracee Ellis Ross and Yara Shahidi, is pushing the conversation around natural hair with their ever-changing styles on screen

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She’s pushing the natural hair movement

Martin’s personable character on “Black-ish” has always made her meme-worthy, but her hilarious reactions have made her the meme queen.

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Her internet memes are legendary on social media

In a Q&A session with BET, Martin stated she wants to be “youngest billionaire or trillionaire” as her next goal to conquer.

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She has plans to be the next billionaire in Hollywood

Martin set the bar high for everyone in her peer group making historical milestones at such a young age, but she’s just getting started.