With the rise of streaming services like Netflix, YouTube, and Amazon, more and more stars are taking to the stage to promote their shows and videos.
For every big name in entertainment, there are hundreds of smaller stars who have been quietly building their following on social media.
Here are five celebrities to watch out for in 2018.
Robert De Niro Robert De Liro was born in New York City and raised in California, where he went on to star in such films as The Social Network and The Big Short.
He has had a long history in Hollywood, having been a part of the original cast of The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, and appearing on such films including A Beautiful Mind and The Wolf of Wall Street.
De Lires most recent movie role was as a character in HBO’s new comedy series, The Deuce, which premiered in 2018, starring Jason Sudeikis.
His new film, The Hateful Eight, will be released this spring and stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and Keira Knightley.
Mark Ruffalo Mark Ruffalos first acting gig was in The Wolf Of Wall Street, but since then he’s taken his career to new heights, appearing in such movies as The Revenant, The Big Sick, and Pitch Perfect 2.
Ruffalo recently starred in Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation of the book of the same name.
Kevin Hart Kevin Hart recently wrapped up his run as the voice of Captain America in Captain America: Civil War.
Hart also appeared in Disney/Marvel’s upcoming Spider-Man film, which is expected to be released in 2019.
John Mayer John Mayer was born on December 31, 1987, in New Jersey.
Mayer’s father, David, is a musician and singer, and his mother, Janet, is an actress.
Mayer recently starred on Broadway in The Book of Mormon, as well as a role on The Big Bang Theory.
Jason Sudo Jason Sudesi is a singer, songwriter, and producer.
The New York native has collaborated with such artists as Jay Z, Eminem, Beyoncé, Beyonce, Rihanna, and others.
He recently released his debut album, I Like It When You Sleep, and is scheduled to release his sophomore album, The Day We Came to Earth, which he co-produced with rapper Kendrick Lamar.
He is currently touring internationally with the band I Am Alive.