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    People Are Talking About Young Actors Who Are Not The Product Of Nepotism, And It's Honestly Eye-Opening

    Barry Keoghan spent most of his childhood in 13 different foster homes.

    Although nepotism exists in every industry, Hollywood is pretty notorious when it comes to powerful and famous people giving a leg up to their children and/or relatives so they can more easily succeed in the biz.

    And while many popular actors working today have found success due to nepotism, there are actually still a number who got to where they are without favoritism from influential family members. So when Reddit user u/PM_me_Thor_nudes posed the question, "Which currently popular actor/actress is NOT a product of being well connected and/or rich?" to the r/Movies community, they came back with some really strong examples. Here are the top-voted responses:

    1. Elijah Wood

    Elijah Wood smiling on the red carpet with short hair and a button up shirt and casual jacket

    2. Daniel Kaluuya

    Kaluuya holding an oscar statuette

    3. Dev Patel

    Dev Patel on the red carpet, smiling with long hair and a beard

    4. Jessica Chastain

    Chastain dressed in a black suit jacket and white shirt on the red carpet

    5. Channing Tatum

    Tatum at the Met Gala ball in a tuxedo with a shaved head

    6. Awkwafina

    Awkwafina attends the 10th Annual LACMA ART+FILM GALA presented by Gucci at Los Angeles County Museum of Art wearing a sparkly dress

    7. Adam Driver

    Adam Driver attends the UK premiere of "House of Gucci"

    8. Simu Liu

    Simu Liu attends Sony Pictures' "Spider-Man: No Way Home" Los Angeles Premiere

    9. Richard Madden

    Richard Madden attends the "Eternals" UK Premiere in a suit

    10. Jonathan Majors

    Jonathan Majors arrives at Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hal

    11. Taron Egerton

    Taron Egerton poses on the red carpet upon arrival at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards

    12. Olivia Cooke

    Olivia Cooke is seen during the Paris Fashion Week in a plaid suit

    13. Anna Kendrick

    Anna Kendrick attends the TTribeca Fall Preview: "Love Life" in a pink dress

    14. Jodie Comer

    Jodie Comer attends "The Last Duel" New York Premiere at Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in a black satin suit

    15. Kelly Marie Tran

    Kelly Marie Tran arrives at the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker European premiere in a red ball gown

    16. Leslie Grace

    Leslie Grace attends the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opening Gala in a satin dress

    17. Barry Keoghan

    Barry Keoghan attends the "The Eternals" UK Premiere in a brown retro suit

    18. Mila Kunis

    Mila Kunis attends the 2020 Sundance Film Festival in a casual black long sleeve shirt

    19. Michael B. Jordan

    Michael B. Jordan attends the "A Journal For Jordan" World Premiere

    Note: Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.