Have you ever wondered who the richest kid in the world is? Is it Blue Ivy Carter, Jay-Z and Beyonce's daughter? Or what about Vivienne Jolie Pitt and Knox Jolie Pitt, children of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie?
We have wondered this very question! In fact, every year, the number of new billionaires and millionaires grows. We typically see a list of the world's wealthiest people and our minds can't help but drift toward grownups doing well in business or even in their careers. However, our list of the world's wealthiest children, on the other hand, will astound you.
I'm sure most people are unaware that there are children out there with more money than most adults on the planet. The majority of the wealth that parents possess and wealth is commonly passed down to their children, and they become wealthy at a very young age, even before they reach adolescence. Although most of the world's wealthiest children are privileged to have rich parents, others strive to work hard to amass their own fortune and rise to the top. These children, who have amassed their worth through their efforts and hard work, portray a crucial lesson: hard work pays off.
As we know, the internet is not only a social platform anymore but has grown to be a money-making platform in this day and era. We have seen the internet promoting more creativity, innovations, and talents. These kids have grabbed this opportunity to thrive financially. In this case, we should not only identify the adults who dominate the list of the world's wealthiest people, but we must also identify the wealthiest children in the world, whether they obtained their fortune through inheritance from their parents or by personal effort and achievement.
So that being said, here is our list of the 20 richest kids in the world in 2022.
20. Donald Dougher (14 years) - $900k to $1.2 million
Donald Dougher is a young, well-known social media personality and content creator. Donald Dougher’s YouTube channel was launched in the month of August 2019. Donald’s channel has over 34.8 million views and 598k subscribers. His YouTube channel is renowned for showcasing the youngster's pranks and lifestyle videos. He has a huge fan following on YouTube and Instagram as well. In addition to content creation, Dougher has also ventured into entrepreneurship. He recently launched his clothesline brand known as fatcabydonald. Donald Dougher’s approximated net worth is about $900k to $1.2 million, making him one of the richest kids in the world.
19. Marsai Martin (17 years) - $1.5 million
We all know the character Diane Johnson from the popular tv show Black-ish. Well, Marsai Martin is the personality that plays this role. Marsai Caila Martin is a talented young actress from America. In addition to her doing well as an actress, she is also a talented producer. In 2019, Marsai Martin became the youngest studio film producer after producing the popular comedy movie Little. Marsai Martin was born on 14th August 2004 in Plano, Texas, United States. For Martin to appear on this list means she is among the wealthiest kids in the world. I know you might be wondering what her net worth is. Marsai Martin is worth about $1.5 million.
18. Mia Talerico (13 years) - $1.5 million
Mia Talerico hails from Santa Barbara, California, United States. This talented actress was born on September 17, 2008. Mia Talerico is well known for playing the character Charlie in one of Disney Channel’s huge 2020 comedy films, Good Luck Charlie. One amazing fact that people might not know about this youngster is that she started making an appearance in the film Good Luck Charlie when she was only eleven months old. Without a doubt, this young actress is incredibly dedicated to her acting career since she has never had a significant break from the industry since her debut. Mia Talerico is now portraying Paige in the digital show Mani. The adolescent is valued at $1.5 million.
17. Dannielynn Birkhead (15 years) - $3 million
Dannielynn Birkhead is a renowned child model and a reality tv personality. Birkhead was born on the 7th of September 2006 to Larry Birkhead and Anna Nicole Smith. Her mother, Anna Smith, was also a well-known tv personality, model, and actress. Without a doubt, Dannielynn learned from the best. Her modelling career debuted at the age of six when she took part in the Guess Kids modelling campaign. Dannielynn Birkhead has attained a net worth of about $3 million over the years through the hard work she puts in her modelling and acting.
16. Stormi Webster (4 years) - $410 million
The majority of us follow Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner on social media. Travis Scott is a renowned American music artist, while Kylie, on the other hand, is a famous reality television star. Stormi Webster is the daughter of these two stars. Before Stormi was born, Kylie had already started filing several trademarks under her name, and before her first birthday, her mom had already set her a clothing line. Stormi's net worth in 2022 is estimated to be around $410 million. Her enormous fortune stems from her famous parents' bank accounts.
15. Mikaila Ulmer (17 years) - $5 million
Mikaila Ulmer is a 15-year-old author, social entrepreneur, student, and bee ambassador. Mikaila's firm, Me & the Bees Lemonade, which gives a portion of profits to bee conservation, began with a lemonade stand she founded in kindergarten for a children's business competition in Austin, Texas. With all these on her plate at her age, Mikaila is a genius. Mikaila Ulmer’s company distributes her BeeSweet Lemonade in approximately fifty-five regional stores in different states, including Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. Currently, Mikaila Ulmer's net worth is about $5 million.
14. Suri Cruise (16 yrs) - $5 million
Suri's clothes in her early years were legendary, thanks to her parents' affluence, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. She was originally dubbed "Hollywood's Hottest Tot" due to the frequency with which her fashion was discussed in the media, and she was said to have a wardrobe full of clothes and shoes worth $3.2 million to $150,000. Her fashion brands are greatly loved and therefore receive massive support online. In addition to her being a young fashion influencer, she is also an actress. Suri Cruise’s net worth is about $5 million.
13. Alina Morse (16 years) - $6 million
Many adults aspire to be successful entrepreneurs. Alina Morse is a successful young CEO of Zolli Candy, launched when Alina was only nine years old. The young entrepreneur has developed different candies, including Zaffi Taffy, Zollipops, and Zolli Drops. Her company has an e-commerce site where her clients can access the company’s goods and make purchases. In addition to this, the company's candy is available in around 25,000 physical outlets worldwide, including in the United States. Being a successful and influential young entrepreneur in the US, Alina Morse got the honors of being invited to the White House by Michelle Obama. She was also the youngest individual to be on the cover of Entrepreneur Magazine.
12. True Thompson (4 years) - $100 million
True Thompson is the firstborn child of Tristan Thompson, who is a renowned NBA player, and Khloe Kardashian. True was born on the 12th of April, 2018, and even before she was born, her mother, Khloe, had already shared her name on different social media platforms. Khloe Kardashian and her husband, Tristan, established a $10 million trust fund for their kid in 2018. worth? As of 2022, Klay Thompson's net worth is estimated to be $38 million. True Thompson’s net worth and salary is estimated to be approximately $100 million.
11. Valentina Paloma Pinault (14 years) - $12 million
Valentina Paloma Pinault is the daughter of François-Henri Pinault, CEO of Kering, the luxury fashion conglomerate that owns labels such as Gucci, Saint Laurent, and Balenciaga. Her mother, Salma Hayek, is a Mexican-born actress. Pinault's father, François, is one of the world's wealthiest individuals, ranking 23rd on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Valentina Pinault's net worth is dependent on her parents' net worth; hence she is one of the world's most affluent kids around the globe.
10. Evan Moana (16 years) - $13.5 million
Evan Moana is popularly known as EvanTubeHD, a brand name he uses for his YouTube channel. Through his YouTube platform, Evan has emerged as one of the most influential kids in the United States and around the globe. The EvanTubeHD YouTube channel has a massive following of over 4.6 billion views and 7.05 subscribers. The YouTube superstar evaluates toys and uploads gaming videos to three different channels. Evan's channels alone are expected to generate $1.4 million in ad revenue.
9. Charli D’Amelio (17 years) - $20 million
Charli D'Amelio is well-known for being the most popular TikTok creator, with 130.4 million followers. She was the first creator to surpass 50 million followers on the platform in 2019, which she accomplished in just seven months. Before kicking off her online career, D’Amelio began her career as a talented and competitive dancer at a very young age. According to a recent Forbes study, Charli was ranked as TikTok's top earner in 2021. She earned approximately $17.5 million. Charli's income is derived from her work with well-known brands such as Dunkin' Donuts, Hollister, Invisalign, and Morphe.
8. Ryan Haruto Nguyen (10 years) - $35 million
Ryan Haruto Nguyen’s net worth is estimated to be $32 million in 2021. From 2016 to 2017, he earned $11 million. According to Forbes, he is now the eighth highest-paid YouTuber. In 2018, he earned $22 million, and in 2019, he earned $26 million. Along with his parents Loann and Shion Kaji, Ryan manages the YouTube channel Ryan ToysReview. His YouTube channel has almost 30 million subscribers and over 50.6 billion views. The Kaji family is worth millions of dollars.
7. Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's kids (6 years & 3 years) - $35.5 million
The net worth of the famous American singer John Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen is approximately $71 million. Christine Teigen is an American model and author from Utah, and her net worth is about $75 million. The superstar and his wife are blessed with two kids, a son and a daughter. These children's net worth is dependent on their parents' net worth, and as a result, they are among the world's most affluent children.
6. Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively's kids (7 years, 5 years, & 2 years) - $43.3 million
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have three daughters, and while the couple keeps their children out of the spotlight most of the time, it's evident that their daughters mean the world to them. Ryan and Blake both have a very high net worth. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Blake Lively currently has a net worth of roughly $30 million. She earned this money through her efforts in the film and television industries. The children of Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively are the heirs to their parents' $130 million combined net wealth.
5. Knox and Vivienne Jolie Pitt (13 years) - $67.5 million
Knox and Vivienne are the twins of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, Hollywood stars. The twins, Knox and Vivienne, are set to acquire a tremendous amount of money from their parent's fortune. Angelina Jolie's net worth is $120 million, and Brad Pitt's net worth is $300 million. The Hollywood stars are known to spend a lot of money on their kids, and their expenditure keeps on increasing over the years.
4. Blue Ivy Carter and her twin siblings (10 years & 4 years) - $600 million
According to the New York Times, Blue Ivy Carter has a net worth of $500 million, making her one of the wealthiest children in the United States. Blue Ivy Carter, Jay-Z and Beyoncé's daughter, is only nine years old and already has a tremendous net worth. Being the daughter of a successful music couple has secured Blue Ivy's financial success. Blue Ivy has younger siblings with whom she will share her parent's wealth.
3. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's kids (8 years, 6 years, 4 years, & 2 years) - $700 million
Thanks to their parents' efforts, North, Saint, Chicago, and Psalm may never have to struggle for anything in their lives. The hip-hop megastar Kanye West has accumulated a fortune worth $1.8 billion, while his ex-wife, reality TV actress, and influencer Kim Kardashian has a net worth of about $1 billion. If North and her siblings divide their parents' riches evenly, their net worth might exceed $700 million.
2. Elon Musk's kids (16 years, 2 years, & 5 months) - $35 billion
Elon Musk's six children stand to receive $35 billion from their father's fortune of more than $210 billion. As we all know, Elon Musk is among the wealthiest individuals in the world, making his children fall hail at the top of America's richest kid.
1. Princess Charlotte (8 years) - $5 billion
Princess Charlotte is the only daughter of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. The princess was born on the 2nd of May 2015 as the second-born child of the prince, Duke of Cambridge. Princess Charlotte’s net worth is estimated to be about $5 billion, more than her younger brother’s. This, in turn, makes her the richest kid in the world.
Written by Dana Hanson
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