Matilda star Alisha Weir makes...


Matilda star Alisha Weir makes Forbes 30 under 30 list at the age of 14

Aisling Magner
Aisling Magner

05:56 10 Apr 2024

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14 year old actor Alisha Weir has made the cut for the Forbes 30 under 30 Europe list of rising talents in entertainment world.

Weir is the second youngest person ever to make the list.

She comes in behind Millie Bobby Brown who was listed at the age of 13 in 2018.

Weir started her career at age 9 , performing in musicals such as Annie , The Wizard of Oz and Oliver! , across some of Dublin's most famous theatres.

The Dublin born performer rose to fame after her breakout role as Matilda Wormwood in the 2022 remake of Matilda The Musical.

Forbes commented in Weir's profile that shew held her own "against acting royalty like Emma Thompson and Andrea Riseborough".

Alongside Weir on the list is fellow Dub Jazzy, who is being recognised for her hit single Giving Me.

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