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Variety’s Database Lists Top Ten African American and Asian Actors – Male & Female

Variety's Database Lists Top Ten African American and Asian Actors - Male & Female

How does your opinion coincide with Variety Insight Vscores for top talent?

On Thursday we featured the Variety Insight Vscores for top Latino actors and to continue, here are the top (http://www.varietyinsight.com/vscore/index.php/vscorefree

) African American and top Asian actors.

Surprising to see Morgan Freeman and Jamie Foxx ahead of Will Smith. Also surprising is to Queen Latiffa and Rihanna in 6th and 8 th
positions respectively. On the Asian side, it’s surprising that Sandra Oh is in second position. The big question is, how are the ratings determined.
Variety explains its methodology below

Top 10 African American Vscores:Male

From 06/30/2015 to : 07/06/2015

Morgan Freeman

Vscore : 94 Vscore : 94 0
Jamie Foxx

Vscore : 92 Vscore : 92 0
Will Smith

Vscore : 91 Vscore : 92 1
Idris Elba

Vscore : 91 Vscore : 91 0
Samuel L. Jackson

Vscore : 91 Vscore : 91 0
Common

Vscore : 87 Vscore : 88 1
Don Cheadle

Vscore : 85 Vscore : 86 1
Kevin Hart

Vscore : 85 Vscore : 86 1
Tyrese Gibson

Vscore : 85 Vscore : 86 1
Denzel Washington

Vscore : 84 Vscore : 85 1

Top 10 African American Vscores: Female

From 06/30/2015 to 07/06/2015

Taraji P. Henson

Vscore : 89 Vscore : 89 0
Jennifer Hudson

Vscore : 87 Vscore : 88 1
Kerry Washington

Vscore : 87 Vscore : 88 1
Nicki Minaj

Vscore : 86 Vscore : 87 1
Viola Davis

Vscore : 86 Vscore : 87 1
Queen Latifah

Vscore : 85 Vscore : 86 1
Whoopi Goldberg

Vscore : 85 Vscore : 85 0
Rihanna

Vscore : 82 Vscore : 83 1
Oprah Winfrey

Vscore : 82 Vscore : 82 0
Laverne Cox

Vscore : 80 Vscore : 81 1


Top 10 Asian Vscores:
Male

From 06/30/2015 to 07/06/2015

Jackie Chan

Vscore : 80 Vscore : 81 1
Ken Jeong

Vscore : 79 Vscore : 79 0
Ken Watanabe

Vscore : 77 Vscore : 78 1
Steven Yeun

Vscore : 76 Vscore : 76 0
Psy

Vscore : 74 Vscore : 75 1
George Takei

Vscore : 72 Vscore : 74 2
Ki Hong Lee

Vscore : 70 Vscore : 70 0
Sung Kang

Vscore : 70 Vscore : 70 0

Top 10 Asian Vcores: Female

From 06/30/2015 to 07/06/2015

Julie Chen

Vscore : 75 Vscore : 76 1
Sandra Oh

Vscore : 75 Vscore : 76 1
Jamie Chung

Vscore : 73 Vscore : 74 1
Jenna Ushkowitz

Vscore : 73 Vscore : 74 1
Ming-Na Wen

Vscore : 73 Vscore : 74 1
Lucy Liu

Vscore : 72 Vscore : 73 1
Margaret Cho

Vscore : 71 Vscore : 73 2

Vscore measures over 25,000 actors currently working in film and scripted television. To qualify for inclusion in Vscore an actor must meet one of the following criteria

 1.Cast as a series regular or guest star in a scripted or talk television series at least one time between the 2010-11 season and the current TV season. Click here for a list of networks and syndication companies included in Vscore.

2. Cast as main title cast in a U.S. released feature length film from 2010 to present. Click here for a list of film distributors included in Vscore.

 How are Scores Calculated?

All actors’ familiarity and appeal rating is measured by four elements. Scores are based on a 1 to 100 scale with 100 being the most familiar and appealing.

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