It’s kinda messed up that teens and young adults are making more than their parents when they were their age. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a good thing, kids will learn a thing or two about money and how easy it can be to go from the top to the very bottom. It’s true that with every generation we become smarter and can adapt more easily to the environment we live in. Which in this case is full of technological opportunities only waiting to be seized. Some create groundbreaking apps, others star in blockbuster movies, and then there’s Blue Ivy, who’s just dirty rich thanks to her parents.
We’re about to visit the 25 richest Americans under the age of 25, and yes, you will feel old and broke. Probably multiple times. Enjoy!
1. Rowan Blanchard – $3 Million
16 years old. She’s only 16 and her net worth is already at 3 million dollars! How did she get this far? Disney series Girl Meets World gave her a great start, where she earned $10k per episode.
2. Quvenzhané Wallis – $3 Million
Would you like to feel old and broke? Guess who’s 14 years old and has the net worth around $3 million? It’s Quvenzhané Wallis, who starred in Beasts of the Southern Wild when she was 9.
3. Jackie Evancho – $4 Million
In the last 9 years Jackie Evancho has released seven albums and even went platinum in the U.S. in 2011. I’ve never heard of this 18-year-old singer, so… NEXT!
4. Bella Thorne – $4 Million
Disney knows which baskets to put their egg into. Bella Thorne is one of such eggs. She’s somehow managed to skyrocket her net worth from “$19.51 and a broken button”, to a whopping $4 million!
5. Willow Smith – $4 Million
It kinda makes sense that the daughter of Will Smith would be in the spotlight, and find something she’s good at sooner or later. She’s 17 now and she’s earned those $4 million using her voice and attitude, unlike some other kids on this list.
6. Rico Rodriguez – $9 Million
If you watch Modern Family you’re familiar with Rico Rodriguez. He’s Manny, and has been playing that kid for 7 years! No wonder his net worth is $9 million.
7. Elle Fanning – $5 Million
Great actress, cute face, and has an older sister, whose name is Dakota Fanning. Damn right she’s rich!
8. Zendaya – $5 Million
She’s the cutie from Spider-Man: Homecoming, but was also in The Greatest Showman with Jackman, and Effron! Did you know Zendaya also sings and dances? For now she may be at $5 mil, but when that second Spider-Man hits, things will change.
9. Jaden Smith – $8 Million
Oh boy… Jaden is one of those people that you either love or hate everything about them. He’s a horrible actor, an even worse Twitter philosopher, and don’t get me started on his rapping career. But, who cares, because he’s got the dough. All 8 million of it.
10. The Gates Children – $10 Million Each
Not to spoil his kids from the very beginning, Gates has set up a trust fund for his three children, with $10 million going to each of them.
11. Ryan – $11 Million
Ryan is living the dream right now. He’s the face of the YouTube channel “Ryan Toys Review”, and he’s making around $1 mil each month for playing with toys!
12. Chloe Grace Moretz – $12 Million
In the last 7 years Chloe Grace Moretz has appeared is 50 movies, so it’s no surprise she’s on this list. She’s been a very busy bee lately!
13. Valentina Paloma Pinault – $12 Million
You’d think that being a daughter of Salma Hayek and her billionaire hubby François-Henri Pinault, would be loaded till the day she dies… and you’d be right! She is said to inherit $12 million when she turns 18 years old, which is when the fun begins.
14. Gigi Hadid – $13 Million
This 23 years old young lady has been doing modeling here and there for almost 20 years, and at one point even dated the former One Direction member Zayn Malik. So I’d say she deserves her spot on this list.
15. Dakota Fanning – $16 Million
Hey, look, it’s Elle Fanning’s sister! And just like Elle, Dakota has earned every penny of her enormous net worth, being one of the most recognizable actress in the world. $16 mil is nothing to scoff at.
16. Abigail Breslin – $16 Million
After starring in Little Miss Sunshine, Abigail Breslin’s career skyrocketed. Now she’s 22 years old and has gathered quite a crazy net worth of $16 million.
17. Kendall Jenner – $18 Million
Kendall Jenner has been on Keeping Up With The Kardashians since she was 12, then a few years later she signed a modeling contract. After 8 long years she’s managed to boost her net worth to $18 million.
18. Harper And Gideon Burtka-Harris – $18 Million
Harper and Gideon, kids of Neil Patrick Harris and his husband David Burtka, are kept away from the spotlight, but their inheritance check will have the numbers 18 and six 0 on it. What a great start!
19. Knox & Vivienne Jolie-Pitt – $67.5 Million
Here come mama Angelina and papa Brad with their adopted kids Knox and Vivienne, who will inherit almost $68 million from their parents one day.
20. Axl Duhamel – $45 Million
Axl, a 4 year old son of Fergie could be worth around $45 million, making him one of the youngest millionaires on this list.
21. Dannielynn Birkhead – $59 Million
After her mother’s death, Dannielynn Birkhead received a mere $10 million inheritance, but combining that with the lawsuit she’d won in Anna Nicole Smith’s name, and her modeling career, she managed to reach a whopping $59 million.
22. Rose Dorothy Dauriac – $56 Million
Another kid born into money, what a surprise! This time it’s Scarlett Johansson’s daughter, who will inherit a good chunk of her mom’s money.
23. Liva, Veda, And Livingston McConaughey – $79 Million
Camila and Matthew McConaughey have 3 kids under the age of 10, and guess where this one’s going… yup, “born into money”.
24. Kylie Jenner – $50 Million
Finally someone older than my cats! Kylie Jenner is now 20, and thinks she’s a reality TV personality, model, entrepreneur, socialite, and social media guru. Her net worth of $50 million mostly comes from her exclusive make-up line with a creative name – Kylie Cosmetics.
25. Blue Ivy – $1 Billion
Finally, at the bottom, eh? How long has it been? What year is this? Fine, I’ll get to the point: Blue Ivy is a 6 year old child of Beyonce and Jay Z, which is a huge deal. Well, in any case her parents are worth around $1 billion, so she should be fine even if her rapping career doesn’t pan out.