The Force Awakens' Daisy Ridley nabs Breakout Star gong at the Teen Choice Awards

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She's one of the hot new faces of her generation, so it's no surprise Daisy Ridley bagged herself a top prize at the 2016 Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday evening.

The British actress was named Movie Breakout Star for her role as Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Daisy Ridley at the 2016 Teen Choice Awards
Daisy Ridley accepts the award for Choice Movie: Breakout Star for "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" at the Teen Choice Awards (Chris Pizzello/AP/PA)

The 24-year-old, who shot to fame in the film, beat John Boyega, her British co-star in the Star Wars reboot, to the title.

"Oh my God, this is so scary. There's so many people," Daisy said, as she collected her gong at the star-studded ceremony.

"It feels incredible to be in this category with amazing people, especially my boy John."

She added: "And after all the incredible people we just saw on stage, it feels especially important to be part of a film that represents diversity in such a positive way.

"Thank you for creating this character and everyone for letting me be Rey."

She made sure to celebrate her win later on, sharing a fun Instagram video while telling her fans she is "forever grateful" to have been a part of The Force Awakens.