The richest people in the world are getting younger and younger by the year. In the old days, it used to take a person his or her entire lifetime to win, raise or earn a million dollars. But today, teenagers are able to achieve this status with one well reviewed movie or a record hit as a teen sensation. Below are the current stats to who is the richest and how they made their millions. Some have inherited the money, but most rich teens have actually done something to earn their cash other than just being lucky enough to have had a well-heeled last name.
The top richest teenagers on the planet are highlighted below:
India Rose James and her half-sister Fawn
At 18 years old have £75 million dollars in the bank. India Rose is the granddaughter of the late Soho pornography and property mogul Paul Raymond who left the money to them both. The family is worth a whopping £500 million altogether.
Justin Bieber (17 years old).
Earned $53 million dollars in 2010 for singing and entertaining young teens and is credited with his own street named after him in a small town in the state of Texas. His money comes from hits like “Never Say Never” and his fragrance “Someday.”
Is another teen singer who at 18 years old made $48 million from touring to promote her songs.
Nick Jonas (18 years old)
The Jonas Brothers made $12.5 million from record deals and public appearances in 2010, and he has been seen on Broadway.
At 19 years old, had £12 million in her bank account as the face of the fashion designer Burberry’s autumn and winter clothing collection.
Taylor Lautner (19 years old)
Made $8.5 million as the star of the hit movie “Twilight” playing a werewolf . He also earned an additional $7.5 million for his role in the movie “Abduction.”
Angus T. Jones
At 17 years old, made $7.8 million for his role in the hit television show “Two and a Half Men” since he makes $300,000 per episode for the series.
At 19 years old, Ianthe was the winner of a lottery with over £7 million in a winning jackpot.
At 19 years old made $5.5 million for her acting career last year.
Willow & Jaden Smith
Jaden and Willow are the two children of actor-actress power couple Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith. At 13 years old, Jaden made $5 million for his role in the remove of the “The Karate Kid.” At age 10, his younger sister Willow made $4 million for her music career and singing.
Elle & Dakota Fanning
At age 17 made $4 million for the movie “Breaking Dawn.” Made $1.5 million at age 13 for her part in the movie “Super 8.”
At 19 years old is the sixth best female tennis player in the world with six tournament wins and $2.9 million in prize money, scholarships and endorsements.
At 13 years old has made $1.5 million for her starring role as Little Miss Sunshine. She now also earns over $3 million per movie and has been nominated for an Oscar award.