Some children are born rich, while others actually make a name for themselves and succeed at accumulating considerable amounts of wealth for themselves and their families. Although technically celebrities and some already having roots in the entertainment industry, the following richest teenagers in the world are self-made millionaires, which is why they are on this list.
10. Bella Thorne (Net Worth: $2 Million)
Bella Thorne is an actress, dancer, singer and teenage model. She became well-known after she starred in Disney Channel’s original television series, Shake It Up as Cece. Apart from her appearances in over twenty films and TV series, Bella can also be seen on more than sixty commercials. Considering that she is one the world’s richest teenagers, she supports several non-profit organizations.
9. Lorde (Net Worth: $2 Million)
Even though Lorde’s is not as high as the other rich teenagers on this list, it is still understandable why. The singer and songwriter is just 18 years old and she has only released a single album to date, but what is truly impressive that she has earned several Grammy awards and nominations on her debut album.
8. Jackie Evancho (Net Worth: $2.5 Million)
Jackie Evancho was merely 8 years old when she embarked on a professional singing career after competing in a talent contest. She then became YouTube singing sensation after uploading her performances on her channel. She was also announced as the runner-up in America’s Got Talent’s fifth season back in 2010. Jackie currently has four highly acclaimed studio albums under her name.
7. Willow Smith (Net Worth: $4 Million)
Willow Smith is a multi-talented child-star, much like her parents Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith. Apart from having acted in several films and provided her voice in animated films, Willow has also released a few records as well. In fact, she is currently signed as a vocalist to Roc Nation label, which is owned by Jay-Z and she already has a music album under her name.
6. Cody Simpson (Net Worth: $4.5 Million)
Cody Simpson is a singer and songwriter from Australia, who was just 12 years ago old when he became a teenage pop sensation and soon after signed to Atlantic Records. Like many other recent singers, Cody was also discovered on YouTube and it was back in 2010 when he released his finger single “iYiYi” that featured Florida.
5. Elle Fanning (Net Worth: $5 Million)
As her name probably suggests, Elle Fanning is the younger sister of actress Dakota Fanning. Elle followed in the footsteps of her elder sister and became a child star. She has appeared in numerous family-friendly films and is somewhat of a voice actress too, having provided her voice alongside her sister for the Disney dubbed version of My Neighbor Totoro.
4. Jaden Smith (Net Worth: $8 Million)
Jaden Smith likely inherited his acting, dancing, rapping and songwriting skills from his talented parents Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith. He started his acting career by starring in the sitcom All of Us, which was produced by his father. He is currently one of Hollywood’s highest-paid child stars, having starred in notable films like “The Pursuit of Happiness” and “The Karate Kid.”
3. Abigail Breslin (Net Worth: $12 Million)
Abigail Breslin is the child-actress who starred in the 2006 comedy-drama, Little Miss Sunshine. She was just 5 years old when she first started acting back in 2002 when she starred in Signs by M. Night Shyamalan. This should not be surprising since nearly everyone in her family is an actor. Abigail has also appeared in numerous other films, such as Zombieland and Nim’s Island.
2. Chloe Grace Moretz (Net Worth: $12 Million)
Chloe Moretz is just 16 years old and she has already managed to accumulate so much wealth. She is quite famous for having starred in numerous films and TV shows. Despite acting in small roles in the beginning of her acting, she eventually broke out after starring in 2005’s “The Amityville Horror.” She was also nominated in 11 Oscar categories for her performance in “Hugo.”
1. Nick D’Aloisio (Net Worth: $30 million)
Nick D’Aloisio is an English-born computer programmer, which probably explains his significantly higher net worth. He managed to amass so much wealth after working with SRI International to develop an AI that he named Summly. Wall Street even named him “Innovator of the Year” and TIME Magazine listed him the “Time 100.” At the moment he is working as Yahoo News Digest’s product manager.
Conclusion: Thus, these were 2015’s top 10 richest teenagers in the world who have already achieved things that it takes years and years for others to achieve. No wonder they are millionaires at such young ages.