Just like adults, there are a lot of rich teenagers who have made a name for themselves with their talent and hard work.
The early bird catches the worm, and the early birds we are talking about now are the teenage celebrities and richie riches who have managed to bank huge sums in their names while still being minors.
These richest teens listed here are from all around the world. They started out early and have shown the world that as long as you have the talent and passion, age does not matter.
Who are the richest teens in the world, then? From stars on televisions and movies to the self-made millionaires from different arenas, the following are exceptional stories of astounding teens.
So let’s get going as there’s a lot to learn and get inspired. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest teens in the world.
The overnight singing star from New Zealand, who at just seventeen years old managed to bank a whopping $2 million from her exceptional singing skills.
Born Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor on 7th November 1996 in Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand, she likes to be called with her stage name, Lorde, a name which suits her best.
She became popular worldwide with the release of her single, “Royals” in 2013. This Billboard Hot 100 topping single and the subsequent albums have made Lorde one of the star singers from whom we can expect more in the future.
Bella Thorne has been prominent as an actress, singer and model. Annabella Avery Thorne came to fame with roles in hit series like ‘My Own Worst Enemy’, ‘Big Love’ and ‘Shake It Up’.
With involvement in these series and some movies, she not only became popular as a teen actress but also earned a lot of money, enough to make her one of the richest teens in 2015.
Born on October 8, 1997, in Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA, Bella currently bags $2 million just as much as that of Lorde.
8. Jackie Evancho: $2.5 Million
The youngest solo artist ever to go platinum in the USA, Jackie is a teenager who has managed to mesmerize the world with her exceptional classical crossover singing. Born as Jacqueline Marie Evancho, she is more popular in the music world by her stage name, Jackie Evancho.
Jackie was born on April 9, 2000, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She started her professional career at the age of nine and has so far issued an EP and released five albums, two of which are platinum and gold certified. Three of her albums have been enlisted in Billboard 200 top 10.
7. Cody Simpson: $4.5 Million
Cody Robert Simpson is basically from Queensland, Australia, but has managed to grow into a popular singer worldwide. He was born on January 11 in 1997 and started singing at an early age. Initially, he chose youtube as his platform and recorded cover songs from his bedroom before the opportunity knocked at his door and he was signed to US record label, Atlantic Records.
This seventh richest teenager has so far released two albums and is on verge of releasing another one. Apart from singing, he is also prominent as an actor and a television personality. As of now, he is the owner of a record label called Coast House Records.
6. Willow Smith: $5 Million
One of the youngest on the list and merely a teenager, Willow Camile Reign Smith is an American singer, actress, and dancer who started acting at the age of seven. She starred in the Hollywood movie, “I Am Legend” alongside her father, Will Smith and her flawless acting in the movie earned her a Young Artist Award.
Apart from acting, she is also prominent as a singer and is currently signed to Jay-Z’s record label, Roc Nation. She has also shown her dancing skills in the videos of her own singles, “Whip My Hair” and “21st Century Girl”.
5. Elle Fanning: $5 Million
Elle Fanning is the younger sister of American actress Dakota Fanning who has walked similar steps as her sister and is doing great as an American teen actress. Elle’s acting skills could not be overshadowed by her sister’s as she started to work at an early age and have already become a prominent name in Hollywood.
Mary Elle Fanning has starred in big movies like ‘Phoebe in Wonderland’, ‘Somewhere’, ‘We Bought a Zoo’ and many more. She has already garnered a number of prestigious awards for her talents including Teen Choice Awards, Young Artist Award, Scream Award, etc. which currently places her as the 5th richest teen in the world.
4. Chloe Grace Moretz: $8 Million
Chloe Grace Moretz is quite a popular name for all Hollywood movie lovers. She started her career as an actress at the age of seven and has been very successful till date while also showing promises of becoming one of the most sought-after actresses in Hollywood in near the future.
Chloe has already been involved in hit Hollywood movies like ‘500 Days of Summer’, ‘Hugo’, ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’, ‘The Equalizer’ and many more. Other than acting, Chloe is a featured model who has worked with major brand names like Vogue, Elle and Marie Claire.
The modern karate kid of Hollywood, Jaden Christopher Syre Smith is a renowned name in Hollywood as he has been a part of many successful movies whether as a lead actor or in supporting roles. Jaden is the son of Hollywood actor, Will Smith with whom Jaden started his acting career from the hit movie “In Pursuit of Happyness” at the early age of seven.
He was widely recognized for his critically acclaimed role in the movie and this created a boom in his career as he has starred in many more big movies since then. Jaden is not only a successful actor, he has also been prominent as a rapper and with these successful careers in his hands, Jaden has become one of the richest teens in the world.
2. Abigail Breslin: $12 Million
Abigail is an American child actress and model who has made herself more prominent and successful in Hollywood with each passing year. Abigail Kathleen Breslin started her professional career at the age of three when she appeared in a commercial and when she was five, she was already a part of big Hollywood movie, ‘Signs’.
Born on April 14, 1996, in New York City, New York, Abigail has managed to become one of the consistent, trustworthy and disciplined actresses, and has banked around $12 million as at today.
The richest of all the teens in the world is someone who is not as popular as the other members in the list but is surely one of the most talented. Nick is an English computer programmer who sold his invention named “Summly” to Yahoo and made millions in return.
Born on November 1, 1995, in London, England, Nicholas D’Aloisio-Montilla is recognized as one of the world’s most influential teenagers. With such an exceptional vision and passion for technology and a wisdom that can possibly change the world’s perception regarding Artificial Intelligence, Nick has been standing strong as the world’s richest teen in 2015.
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All these people and their stories might have left you reminiscing on the past and making you feel old. But no worries, they have taught us to be more of ourselves and moreover, if we recognize our passion well enough, age has no role to play in order to achieve the goal.