Often claimed as highly self-centred people, but also driven to set goals and attain them, teens of nowadays are achieving heights higher than ever before. Putting all their youth and energy into good use, they have risen to the top and have a net worth higher than people who are much older than them, too.
The experience they have might be less, but the determination and enthusiasm that these young people have is commendable. It is the 21st century, and kids don’t back out from their dreams and ambitions, no matter how difficult they might seem initially. Checkout the list of top 10 richest teens in the world in 2018.
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10. Bella Thorne
Born in 1997 in Florida, USA, Bella Thorne is an American actress and singer. She has been active in this field for the past 14 years, right from when she was just a kid. Bella has acted in several short films, documentaries, movies as well as TV shows. Her most famous works include ‘Shake it Up’ and ‘Herself.’ She was awarded the Young Artists Award and Teen Choice Awards on several occasions for her movies and TV appearances. Beyond acting and music, Bella also focuses on The Nomad Organisation and The Humane Society.
9. Jackie Evancho
At just 17 years of age, Jackie Evancho has a net worth of $2.5 Million. She is an American Classical Singer, and has released over 5 albums by now. She is also known to be one of the best mannered people for her behaviour and way of performing. Evancho was born in Pennsylvania and grew an interest in music ever since she watched the musical – ‘The Phantom of the Opera.’ She also made it to the list of 30 under 30 of Forbes this year, marking her accomplishments that she has been working on for so long.
8. Jaylen Bledsoe
Jaylen Bledsoe is an entrepreneur, technical prodigy and motivational speaker from Saint Louis, Missouri. His interest and inclination towards technological aspects of everything at the tender age of 13. He is known for his business – Bledsoe Technologies, currently valued at $3.5 Million. This company mainly deals with graphic designing and information technology. He talks to students all over the world, inspiring them with his stories and several examples. Jaylen Bledsoe was awarded the ‘Presidential Academic Excellence Award’ by Barack Obama himself in the year 2009.
7. Rico Rodriguez
Rico Rodriguez is an American actor born in Texas, USA. He is best known for his role as Manny in the leading television series – Modern Family. He has also acted in a few movies and short films. For his excellent skills, passion and dedication, Rico has been awarded the Teen Choice Award, Young Artists Award as well as the Screen Actors Guild Award. He has been in this field of work for the past 11 years now and also wrote a book that was published in the year 2012.
6. Willow Smith
The daughter of Will Smith, Willow Smith is an American singer- mostly known for alternative R&B, as well as a dancer. Born in California, USA, she has been active in performance from 2007. She is the ambassador of Project Zambi, which helps kids who are orphaned due to AIDS. Her second album is releasing in late October. Willow has won several awards which include VEVO Certified Awards and Young Artists Awards as well. Although young, she has set a bar for several teens who wish to succeed in the same field as hers.
5. Elle Fanning
Born in Georgia, United States, Elle Fanning is an American Actress who has a net worth of over $5 Million in 2018. She is the sister of the famous Dakota Fanning and has been acting ever since she was only 2 years old. Her first work was Daddy Day Care, while her most famous and celebrated piece of work is Somewhere and Super 8 for which she won Actress of the Year and Best Ensemble Acting awards respectively. Not only that, she has also acted in several TV shows such as House M.D. and CSI : Miami.
4. Jaden Smith
The son of Will Smith and the brother of Willow Smith, Jaden Smith was born in the year 1998 in California, USA. Currently, he is a singer, actor as well as a rapper, which he started in the year 2002. His debut was Pursuit of Happiness in which he acted with his father. Since then, it was only uphill for him. Currently with a net worth of $8 Million, he is certainly a favorite of many all over the world after other hits like After Earth and The Karate Kid.
3. Chloe Grace Moretz
Chloe Grace Moretz is a famous American model and actress, who started her career in the year 2004. Born in Atlanta and raised up in Cartersville, she moved to New York once her acceptance for the Professional Performing Arts School came in. Known for her mesmerizing looks, she has featured in several fashion magazines including Vogue and Elle. Her best work till now has been Kick-ass and Let me In for which she has been bestowed with several awards such as Teen Choice Awards and MTV Movie Award.
Lorde, whose real name is Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor is a New Zealand singer and songwriter born in Auckland. She had always been interested in performing arts and had her breakthrough with her debut song- Royals in 2009. It also reached number one in several charts, winning her international fame at such a young age. Since then, she has been on two tours. Lorde won two Grammys in 2014 and has also been awarded two Billboards and three World Music Awards.
1. Abigail Breslin
Abigail Breslin was born in New York City, USA and is an American actress and singer. Her current net worth is $12 Million, bringing her to the top of the list of the richest teens in 2018. Her acting career began right from when she was only 3 years old which later won her recognition and roles in movies like Little Miss Sunshine, My Sister’s Keeper and Zombieland. For these brilliant performances, she has also won Young Artist Award and Critics Choice Awards. Other than movies, she has also appeared in several TV shows and has released singles as well as albums.
Although all of these are below 20 years of age, their spirit and efforts put in are way above that of any average 30 or 40-year-old. There are the kids that are making an impact in the society. Besides earning so much, these teens also are the inspiration and role model of many and continue to leave everyone else startled by the dedication they have towards their line of work whether it’s the film industry or business.