From actors who make it big as child stars to singer who get hugely popular as teenagers, some teens have become multimillionaires before they’re even old enough to drive.
Check out a few of the richest teenage celebrities, from kids of A-listers who are making their own millions to child stars who made it big and kept getting richer. Whether they’re worth $2 million or over $100, here are the most famous teenagers who got rich in the entertainment business.
After starting her modeling career at only six weeks, Bella Thorne has been steadily building up her resume to include acting and singing. The 17 year old is worth over $2 million, even though she’s never made it big so far.
Her biggest acting credits include “Dirty Sexy Money” and “Big Love”.
One of the richest teenage celebrities, Lorde was already a multimillionaire before she recently turned 18. The singer-songwriter has released a single album, but won multiple Grammys for it. Her cultural impact has been steadily increasing, and she’s worth over $2 million. She’s been working on her second album and curated the soundtrack of “The Hunger Games: Mockinjay – Part 1”, so her net worth is set to increase significantly in the next 12 months.
The 14 year old already has very rich parents, but she’s managed to get her net worth close to $5 million on her own. After making her acting debut in “I Am Legend”, Willow managed to score a big hit with “Whip My Hair” and launched 10 singles since. After betting signed by Jay Z’s label Roc Nation Records, Willow also launched an EP in 2014.
The 16 year old was already worth over $5 million before getting starring as Aurora in “Maleficent”, so her net worth is quickly on the rise. Following in the footsteps of her older sister Dakota Fanning, Elle has landed roles in “We Bought a Zoo” and “Super 8”, along with plenty of TV shows, making her one of the richest teenage celebrities.
Chloë Grace Moretz
At the age of 17, Chloë Grace Moretz is already a Hollywood veteran with a decade long career. Her net worth is over $8 million thanks to her inspired choice of movies. After getting her big break in “The Amityville Horror”, Chloë Grace Moretz has continued to land parts in high budget movies, including “Kick-Ass” and “Dark Shadows”.
Willow’s older brother Jaden is already worth around $8 million dollars and most of it was earned for the remake of “The Karate Kid”, making him one of the richest teenage celebrities. After making his big screen debut alongside his father Will Smith in “The Pursuit of Happiness”, Jaden starred in “The Day the Earth Stood Still”, “After Earth” and also released a few singles and two mixtapes.
Academy Award nominee Abigail Breslin turned 18 this year, but most of her $12 million fortune was made before that. Her breakout role in “Little Miss Sunshine” was followed by other movies and television appearances, from “Ender’s Game” to the critically acclaimed “August: Osage County”.
With an estimated net worth of over $16 million, Dakota Fanning is one of the richest teenage celebrities, and most of her money was made in her teens. Dakota is now 20 and her filmography includes everything from “The Twilight Saga” to “The Cat in the Hat” and “War of the Worlds”.
With an estimated net worth of over $120 million, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson were also among the richest teenage celebrities. While the youngest member of the band, Harry, is now 20, the English singers made a lot of that fortune as teens.
With her own Disney show and a successful music career, Miley Cyrus was already worth around $120 million by the time she was 18. In 2013, the 21 year old earned an additional $76.5 million, so her fortune is in the same ballpark as…
The 20 year old Canadian star is definitely one of the richest teenage celebrities in the worth. His estimated net worth is $160 million, with almost 60 million earned in 2013 alone, according to Forbes magazine.